Matt Cooper: Quiet force Chryss O’Reilly was a true match for her high-flying husband
Tony O’Reilly’s wife, who died unexpectedly this week, was an apt partner for the roving media magnate with immense wealth of her own and a loyalty to him that endured
Chryss O’Reilly, who died unexpectedly in France on Wednesday, aged 73, was known by many in Ireland as the wife of Tony O’Reilly.
But she was a fascinating woman in her own right, an American heiress of Greek heritage who made Ireland her adopted home and became a major figure in the Irish as well as international equine business.
When Queen Elizabeth visited Ireland in 2011 she indulged her own love of horses with visits ...