A brave and visionary man who inspired those who worked for him

Tony Ryan’s unique success was rooted in his relentless nature and his passionate approach, writes his one-time PA, Denis O’Brien.

6th October, 2007

Tony Ryan’s unique success was rooted in his relentless nature and his passionate approach, writes his one-time PA, Denis O’Brien.

Tony Ryan was a man of varied parts. To most people, he is probably best remembered for creating Guinness Peat Aviation (GPA) and Ryanair - the former becoming the largest aircraft leasing company in the world and the latter one of the most successful airlines in the world.

However, he was...

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