Padraic Fallon tributes
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Padraic Fallon tributes


Obituaries and tributes

Padraic Fallon

Padraic Fallon 1946–2012: A life in friendship


Euromoney Institutional Investor Chairman Padraic Fallon Dies at Age 66

Institutional Investor

Padraic Fallon 1946–2012


Padraic Fallon

Airfinance Journal

OBITUARY: Padraic Fallon, chairman of Metal Bulletin publisher Euromoney

Metal Bulletin 

City mourns death of Euromoney's FallonEvening Standard

Padraic Fallon obituaryThe Times

Padraic Fallon: Financial journalist who went on to head a billion-pound business

The Independent

Padraic Fallon obituary

The Telegraph

Padraic Fallon, a pioneering journalist who ran a business empire

The Guardian

Businessman and former journalist Padraic Fallon dies

Pioneering financial journalist and businessman

Irish Times

Magazine magnate at forefront of finance

Financial Times 

Comments 1. Reconstruct | October 22 10:22am I was hired by Padraic and later I was fired by Padraic. I am very saddened to hear of his untimely death: in his own way he was a genuine romantic publisher. This was, and is, a lot not to like about Euromoney, but Padraic was irresistable.

Padraic Fallon, 1946-2012

FT Alphaville

Comments 1. neil collins | October 15 11:03am Padraic was a colleague of mine on the Daily Mail before he moved to Euromoney. His mischevious sense of humour was never far from the surface, especially when dealing with chief executives, who were even more pompous then than they are today. It was an enduring pleasure to work with him, and to know him as he built Euromoney into the impressive commercial success it is today. Few journalists can make the transition to successful businessmen, but Padriac did. I salute a great fellow-fisherman, and I like to think of him on some celestial salmon river, a huge fish on the end of the line, and a huge grin on his face. 2. ShortSqueeze | October 15 11:44am @Neil Collins Appropriately warm words 3. Chevelle | October 15 2:17pm Sad news. I remember his chauffeur-driven Subaru adorned with a leaping salmon hood ornament. A knowingly ridiculous combination.
Death of the genius who transformed City 'bible': Padraic Fallon loses cancer battle aged 66

Daily Mail

Comments: I can still smell the cigars!! Great guy and a great loss. RIP - Supersonic , London, United Kingdom, 16/10/2012 21:07 Perhaps the city would have been better to have kept the original. For you cannot serve two masters.Nor can you serve God and Mammon .You will love the one and hate the other. - gbzone , London, 16/10/2012 10:32 Padraic was my neighbour for many years, a most charming and delightful man with a lovely family. I'm saddened by this news. - Elisa Bramante , Perugia, 16/10/2012 09:19 Back in the the very late 70's I did a stint as a temp at Euromoney working as the mailboy and remember Mr Fallon well. a very nice person he was. RIP - john mitch , Belfast, 16/10/2012 09:18 "the transition from financial journalism at the Mail to running a business, A RARE ACHIEVEMENT'' That admission is doing a service to your readers. In other words, if investing your money in anything, make your own mind up. Financial writing is coming down with caveats such as "probably, likely, suggesting future returns"- all meaning "I don't know." - TOMATO , LONDON UK, 16/10/2012 00:41 RIP to someone who had REAL talent. - Neejur Kryakshun , AlittlecornerofBlighty, 15/10/2012 22:39

Padraic Fallon, 1946-2012


Comments Oct 16, 2012 4:46 am UTC A very nice remembrance of Padraic. In addition to eviscerating poorly written copy, Padraic enjoyed nothing more than shooting and fishing. His chauffeur-driven Jaguar had the jaguar hood ornament replaced by a salmon. I remember that Euromoney had a CFO who was a very serious mountain climber. When he came back from scaling some Himalayan peak, Padraic opened a board meeting by declaring, “I don’t understand how you go all that way, climb to the top, and then don’t kill anything.” Posted by lknobel Oct 16, 2012 5:27 pm UTC Padraic to me in my first interview – “So, you’re an Asia specialist. How do you spell ‘Philippines’?” Posted by MidasLtd

20 Oct Jane Russell ‏@janerussells Reading Padraic Fallon"s obit, very talented man from a talented family 20 Oct Ahmet Kayhan ‏@AhmetKayhan My sincere condolences to all Fallon Family and Euromoney Group for the loss of Padraic Fallon - a great boss! 20 Oct Ahmet Kayhan ‏@AhmetKayhan Padraic Fallon - loss of a great publisher and businessman. May his soul rest in peace! Met him 5 times when working for EuromoneyII/ISI. 20 Oct Emer Nowlan ‏@emernowlan RT @KimBielenberg: Editor Padraic Fallon (IT Obit) once berated a hack: one can no more be “absolutely unique” than “a bit pregnant” 20 Oct Kim Bielenberg ‏@KimBielenberg Editor Padraic Fallon (Obit in IT) once berated a hack, telling him that one could no more be “absolutely unique” than “a bit pregnant” 20 Oct RichardMEvans ‏@RichardMEvans Very sorry for the passing of #Padraic Fallon, rare combination of wit, warmth and intelligence, will be missed.. 19 Oct Stuart Allen ‏@LatinFinanceCEO Padraic Fallon was that rarity: a successful journalistic entrepreneur. 19 Oct Trevor Fellows ‏@Tfellows1 Just saw the sad news about Padraic Fallon. One of the most memorable people I've met - brilliant, terrifying and mesmerizing. A one-off... 18 Oct Ruth McGavin ‏@ruth_mcgavin Very sorry to hear of death of Padraic Fallon, my first boss. Knocked me into shape for a career in financial journalism. Thank you Padraic. 17 Oct Rob Fallon ‏@BobbyFallon A personal thanks to Clive Horwood for this one - ... 17 Oct Rob Fallon ‏@BobbyFallon & more - ... 17 Oct Rob Fallon ‏@BobbyFallon More great obituaries for uncle P - ... 17 Oct Rob Fallon ‏@BobbyFallon Great obituaries for my uncle P. \he was one in a million - ... 17 Oct Gabriela Ruggeri ‏@gaby_ruggeri Padraic Fallon, 1946-2012 | FT Alphaville To the great achievements of a visionary entrepreneur... 17 Oct David Worsfold ‏@DavidWorsfold There's an excellent obituary to the hugely talented and always charming Padraic Fallon in The Times today 17 Oct Lawrence White ‏@ReutersLawrence Sad to hear of the death of Padraic Fallon, Euromoney chairman.Mentored 100s of financial hacks+was a great guy. 16 Oct Allan Cunningham ‏@aggcc Nice obit. of #Euromoney's Padraic Fallon in today's #Dailytelegraph...admirable life... 16 Oct Alex Balfour ‏@AlexBalfour2012 RIP Padraic Fallon. My first boss. 16 Oct Kirsti ‏@Kirtwit My boss died at the weekend. :( he was a nice man... Liked a whiskey... ... 16 Oct Mark Shapland ‏@spencershapland The only boss I've had to date who knew what he was doing: ... 16 Oct Jimmy Weir ‏@jimskiw Sad news that Padraic Fallon @Euromoney, my old boss has died. Terrifying and utterly charming in equal measures - unique. 16 Oct Sarah White ‏@Reuters_SarahW He built up City 'bible",& I remember Padraic Fallon forecasting Armageddon to audience of sceptical bankers in June'07 ... 16 Oct Eimear Gallagher ‏@DreamerEimear My first boss RIP: Padraic Fallon, a pioneering journalist who ran a business empire via @guardian 16 Oct Louise Armitstead ‏@larmitstead As a euromoney grad, big thanks to Padraic Fallon. Death of the genius who transformed City 'bible' via @MailOnline 16 Oct Edward Craig ‏@edccraig Padraic Fallon dies aged 66. An amazing life in journalism and publishing ... 16 Oct Harry Wallop ‏@hwallop Typical Padraic Fallon memo sent to staff: "The next reporter found using the word 'ongoing' will find themselves outgoing." 16 Oct Harry Wallop ‏@hwallop Sorry to hear Padraic Fallon has died. Boss of Euromoney. He was my first ed-in-chief and journalist of old school. 16 Oct Ali Unwin ‏@aliunwin Very sorry to hear Padraic Fallon has passed away. Lovely man who built an incredible business 16 Oct Andrew Marshall ‏@Andrew_Marshall Very sad to hear of Padraic Fallon's untimely death - huge achievement in building @euromoney and condolences to all there as well as family 16 Oct Sinabhfuil ‏@Sinabhfuil Padraic Fallon has died ... God rest him. I had such a crush on him at 17! Beautiful long green eyes and a sweet guy 16 Oct michelle celarier ‏@hedgeygrl Proud to have won a record number of Padraic's editorial awards. Nice tribute: Padraic Fallon, 1946-2012 - Felix Salmon 15 Oct A Edgecliffe-Johnson ‏@Edgecliffe Fitting tributes to the influential, charming Padraic Fallon from Euromoney & Neil Collins here 15 Oct Nora ‏@noralamoudi Euromoney II's Chairman, Padraic Fallon, has died aged 66. May he rest in peace. Clive Horwood pays a lovely tribute ... 15 Oct Tom Hempenstall ‏@Thommo1948 Padraic Fallon. Mr Euromoney, a scholar, a gent but mostly a really nice man. Will miss our lunches together. 15 Oct Hillary Jackson ‏@hilljax A very nice tribute to Euromoney chairman. Padraic Fallon 1946–2012: A life in friendship /Euromoney magazine ... 15 Oct ‏@euromoney Padraic Fallon, Euromoney Institutional Investor’s chairman & editor-in-chief, died at the age of 66. He will be missed 15 Oct Rebecca Bream ‏@Rebecca_Bream My first boss, Euromoney's Padraic Fallon, 1946-2012. Terrifying and entertaining in equal measure. 15 Oct Leon ‏@RedChilli_ Sad to hear the news of Padraic Fallon's death. Such a nice guy - will never forget his "Rocket science" talk. 15 Oct Hillary Jackson ‏@hilljax Sad to hear this morning that Euromoney Chairman Padraic Fallon has died. A force of personality, he was. RIP. 15 Oct Dean Filipovich ‏@deanfilip R.I.P. Padraic Fallon, 1946-2012 - thank you for giving me a chance all these years ago 15 Oct Tim weller ‏@wellertimothy Very sad to hear that Padraic Fallon has died. He was one to be admired for sure
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