Friday June 5, 2020

Ryan’s philanthropy flew under the radar

Aviation entrepreneur Declan Ryan established the One Foundation to give away much of his fortune

15th February, 2015
Amy Huberman a Barnardos fundraising drive.

The One Foundation, an active philanthropy fund backed by aviation entrepreneur Declan Ryan, invested €85 million in charities in Ireland and Vietnam over ten years from 2004.

Ryan’s philanthropy took place largely under the radar, with the One Foundation closing without fanfare at the end of 2013. It published its final report online some months ago without any publicity.

The report prepared by the One Foundation on its winding-up reveals for the first time not...

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