Monday September 28, 2020

In good health

Pat Lyons once considered taking over the family farm. Had he done so, he would now own a tract of land outside Mullingar, Co Westmeath, worth several million euro. Instead, he chose accountancy and now manages a healthcare company which has assets e

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

10th June, 2006

Lyons is chief executive of the Bon Secours Healthcare Group, the largest operator of private hospitals in Ireland. The group has four hospitals in Ireland and provides convalescent and elderly care at Bon Secours Care Village outside Cork city.

His track record at Bon Secours has been impressive. Turnover has almost doubled since his arrival five years ago and the group has returned to profitability. Lyons was appointed in 2001,when the hospital group was struggling....

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