‘I believe that you get more from giving than spending’

‘I believe that you get more from giving than spending’
Tom Cavanagh: ‘I never realised that philanthropy could give back so much to me. It’s an unexpected bonus’ Picture: Provision

Philanthropy in Ireland lags behind most other countries. But retired businessman Tom Cavanagh, who recently won an award for a lifetime of giving, says it has enhanced his life as well as transforming communities across the country

‘The thing is, I may have a very good story to tell . . . but I don’t really want to tell it,” Dr Tom Cavanagh remarked honestly.

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