A Mobile Fortune – The life and times of Denis O’Brien

Siobhan Creaton Aurum Press

Sunday Independent 1 August 2010

If this was a politician or a poet or sportsperson, we would have been happy to see them on the TV talking about Haiti. But because it was a major business tycoon, there seems to have been a problem for some observers. This is despite the fact that Denis O’Brien is one of the biggest investors in the impoverished island, and as this book makes clear, had been working with Bill Clinton on a development plan for the island “long before it was devastated by an earthquake”.