The friends who dined with star on night he died
Graham Beere: a businessman who co-owns the AIL Group with Dennis Desmond, which includes food outlets Abrakebabra, The Bagel Factory and Yo! Sushi. He lives in Kildare.
Dave Kavanagh: the former manager of Clannad. His other musical successes include the Celtic Heartbeat label, which he launched with Paul McGuinness of U2, and originating The Celtic Woman Show, which has toured to enormous success across the US.
David Blake Knox: a TV producer of 'Ryan Confidential'. He has made the RTE documentary about Gerry Ryan, which will be screened over Christmas.