NUI Chancellor, Dr Maurice Manning, has expressed his sympathy on the death of one of Ireland’s finest artists Bob Ryan.
‘Bob Ryan was an outstanding artist who continued to paint right up to his death. His last exhibition just six months ago was marked by the freshness and sensitivity which characterised all his work. His book With a tap on the knee is certainly one of the funniest and wisest books on Irish banking and, written pre-crash, sadly foresaw much of what subsequently happened. But most of all he was a wise, honourable, warm and delightful man who will be greatly missed