Listen :: Unsung Hero, Mick Ryan

Mick Ryan dedicated his life to helping others through his work with the United Nations World Food Program.

During his life Mick helped the most vulnerable and most in need, during his career he travelled to Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Liberia, and the world’s largest refugee camp in Myanmar.

On March 10th, 2019, Mick was travelling from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, several minutes after take-off the Boeing 737 Max Aircraft crashed killing all people on-board including Míchéal “Mick” Ryan.


This documentary looks back at Mick’s life from his early years right up to the present and has been produced by Clare FM’s Programme Director Padraic Flaherty.