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This landmark biography of Tony O'Reilly, Irish businessman and rugby participant, attracts on an abundance of recent fabric, together with interviews with lots of O'Reilly's closest relatives, acquaintances, affiliates, and opponents, to discover the guy at the back of the parable. O'Reilly led the self sustaining information & Media crew for over 3 a long time and was once the CEO of H.J. Heinz corporation in the US. absolutely, he used to be the main robust unelected Irishman of the previous 50 years. this present day, O'Reilly's empire and the ambitious attractiveness it confirmed lie in tatters. This publication files in unflinching element and with nice subtlety the meteoric upward push and sluggish unraveling of an Irish icon.

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