The Butterly business

In 1999, shortly after he turned 80 years of age, Paddy Butterly asked a writer, Tony Canavan, to visit him at home in Malahide in north Dublin.

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Ian Kehoe

11th February, 2006

In 1999, shortly after he turned 80 years of age, Paddy Butterly asked a writer, Tony Canavan, to visit him at home in Malahide in north Dublin. Butterly had decided to put together his memoirs and wanted Canavan to help with the writing process. He wanted his family, particularly his grandchildren, to know what sort of man he was and how he had amassed his considerable wealth.

During the months that followed, Butterly told his story and...

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