Tuesday 20 March 2018

Rodney Edwards: We still adore him because he brought us prosperity and hope

Across the Border in Fermanagh, Sean Quinn can still count on the support of locals whose lives he changed, writes Rodney Edwards

'Give this to your father," I said, handing over a letter to Sean Quinn junior through the gates of the Quinn's lavish mansion in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan, early last year.

I had written, emailed and phoned his advisers for the best part of a year in the hope of securing an interview with the notoriously media-shy businessman but without luck, so I thought I would deliver my request in person.

I knew it was a long shot, but I had a trick up my sleeve.

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