Chris Oechsli

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Chuck Feeney with Ed Walsh, then president of University of Limerick, and Frank Rhodes, president of Cornell, meeting in Plessy House, Limerick, in 1988 at the beginning of a process that would translate into hundreds of millions for higher education in Ireland.

“Chuck Feeney is what Donald Trump would be if he lived his entire existence backwards.” This comment, from one of Mr Feeney’s many admirers, Jim Dwy(...)

Feisty philanthropist: Chuck Feeney, founder and funder of Atlantic Philanthropies, which has donated more than €7 billion globally. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennell

The crisis in Atlantic Philanthropies began to simmer in the spring of 2009. As he turned 79, Chuck Feeney, the Irish-American billionaire and phil(...)