Businessman, TV Personality
Feargal Quinn is a former Irish politician, businessman, television personality who served as a Senator for the National University of Ireland from 1993 to 2016. He is a first cousin of Labour Party politician Ruairi Quinn and of Lochlann Quinn, former chairman of Allied Irish Banks (AIB).
He is the author of Crowning the Customer (O’Brien Press, 1990), which has been translated into many languages as well as Mind Your Own Business (O’Brien Press, 2013). He recently published his memoirs entitled “Quinnessential Feargal” (O’Brien Press 2016). He is the recipient of five honorary doctorates from education institutions, a papal knighthood along with a fellowship and French Order national du Mérite. He shared with Oprah Winfrey the 2006 “Listener of the Year” award of the International Listeninig Association.
Feargal is well-versed in several different areas given his extensive expertise in business, politics and media.