Interview: Ben Dunne on the highs and lows of life in the public eye

In January 2021, in the throes of the pandemic, Ben Dunne sat down with the Business Post for an illuminating interview in which he discussed life, work and the future

Ben Dunne has passed away in Dubai Picture: Getty

Ben Dunne has the booming, stentorian and unmodulated speaking voice of a man who’s just had a loud bang go off in his ear and cannot hear how loud he’s talking.

Down the phone it’s even louder, as well as broad and flat, with his trademark blunt diction, as he explains to me how he’s been getting through lockdown: a pretty relevant question for us all these days.

His speech is halting, with notable pauses ...