Amplifying change
A history of the
Atlantic Philanthropies
on the island of Ireland

The Chuck Feeney I Know.

Description:
The eight-page long essay by Conor O’Clery, an Irish journalist and writer, reflects on how he became the biographer of Charles F. (“Chuck”) Feeney, the founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies. O’Clery, who wrote the book The Billionaire Who Wasn't: How Chuck Feeney Secretly Made and Gave Away a Fortune (2007), describes his relationship with Feeney that started when he was the North American editor of The Irish Times and explains what motivated Chuck to give away his fortune. and The essay was commissioned by the Digital Repository of Ireland for the Atlantic Philanthropies Archive project titled: Amplifying change: A history of The Atlantic Philanthropies on the island of Ireland.
Type:
text and essays
Creator:
Digital Repository of Ireland, 2015 - and O'Clery, Conor
Subject:
Atlantic Philanthropies (Organization), Feeney, Chuck, 1931-, O'Clery, Conor, Curated collection--Human rights, Curated collection--Communities, Curated collection--Education, Curated collection--LGBTQ people, Curated collection--Disability, Curated collection--Reconciliation, Curated collection--Migrants, Curated collection--Senior citizens, Curated collection--Children--Youth, Curated collection--Citizen participation, Curated collection--Infrastructure, Curated collection--Knowledge and learning, Curated collection--Knowledge application, and Curated collection--Essays
Rights:
Copyright is with the Digital Repository of Ireland and the author. Please see license for re-use.
Attribution:
Digital Repository of Ireland
Doi:
https://doi.org/10.7486/DRI.5q485987q