Businessman Tony O'Reilly in 1971. This shot was taken for the programme 'AJF O'Reilly - an Irish Lion' which was broadcast on June 16th 1971. In it O'Reilly was interviewed about his rugby and business career. The RTE Guide previewed the programme in its edition of June 11th 1971.
Dr. O'Reilly was born in Dublin in 1936. He played rugby for Ireland 29 times and for the British and Irish "Lions" team 10 times. He is Chairman and Chief Executive of the H. J. Heinz Company, and Chairman and controlling shareholder of Independent Newspapers Plc, a worldwide publishing group headquartered in Ireland, and also serves as Chairman of Fitzwilton Plc,