Dr Brendan O'Regan CBE
(1917-2008)

Died aged c. 91

Brendan O'Regan CBE (1917–2008) was an Irish businessman responsible for developing Shannon Airport, inventing the concept of the duty-free shop and transforming the Shannon region of Ireland. He was deeply involved in promoting peace in Northern Ireland and co-operation between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. He has been described as one of Ireland's most noted peace ambassadors and initiators of commercial and industrial projects. In a tribute to him, President Mary McAleese said that O'Regan was "a true visionary" and "leaves a legacy that permeates throughout all levels of economic, social and cultural life in Ireland."

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Dr. Brendan O'Regan ( 1917 - 2008 ) businessman, public servant and visionary was born in this house 15th May 1917

Sixmilebridge Square, Sixmilebridge, Ireland where they was born (1917)