# Ben Dunne

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Ben Dunne a ‘good, decent, generous, loving Irish man’, mourners told
Mary Lou McDonald and Larry Goodman as well as hundreds of others attended the funeral.
Last month
November 2023
Ben Dunne: 'Larger than life' businessman lived 'a life less ordinary'
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he was “deeply saddened” to hear of the businessman’s death.
Businessman Ben Dunne has died at the age of 74
He was one of Ireland’s best known businesspeople.
Last year
Tycoon Ben Dunne selling art collection featuring high-profile Lavery painting
Among them is John Lavery’s Sketch For Pro-Cathedral, Dublin 1922 – the painting of the funeral of Michael Collins.
All time
'I went from the top to, relatively speaking, very near the bottom'
Tools of the Trade: Gym chain founder Ben Dunne talks stress, re-grouping and his brain.
Why gym supremo Ben Dunne is on the lookout for smaller workout spaces
The high-profile businessman is moving one of his main Dublin branches to the basement of a cinema.
Millionaire Ben Dunne gets green light to open first gym in Limerick
The businessman has a cluster of gyms in Dublin and is expanding across the country.
"Brown envelopes, money and Ben’s about the worst ingredients if you want to win a seat"
Ben Dunne says politicians never ask him for money.
Column: Cardinal Rules - on hairdryers, Big Ben Dunne and the Titanic 'industry'
This week, the (not) primate of All Ireland recalls the terrible events after Ardfillan won the county final: ““The whole team went into the dressing room, roaring and shouting like apes. Then they put on all the hair dryers…”
Government: no decision yet on whether Denis O'Brien gets invite to forum
Lucinda Creighton TD had said today that Denis O’Brien should not be invited to the Global Irish Economic Forum due to the findings of the Moriarty Tribunal.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: Michael Lowry repeats his denial of any wrongdoing, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan vows to stop smoking cannabis, and we get an uncomfortable view of our planet.