Ignatius T. Lynott

Ignatius T. Lynott

Age: 34

Hometown: Enniscrone, County Sligo

Career/Qualifications: Ignatius built up a property business worth almost 4 million which he lost during the crash. He went back to college and gained a first class degree in quantity surveying, and is currently studying for an Economics degree which he hopes to use working for aid organisations.

Volunteer Experience: Worked in Africa with The Niall Mellon Township Blitz in 2006 and 2007. Gets involved in local fundraising.

Ignatius Loves: People, animals and the energy of places around the world.

Ignatius Hates: The rat race and the collapse of the Irish economy. He also hates being 'just a number'.

Ignatius feels his strengths are: His resolute character and dramatic life experience. (Following the collapse of his business he had to rebuild his 'life and personality').

Ignatius Believes: 'There will always be more work than can be done...to be done'

Interesting Fact: At 26 Ignatius contracted a mystery virus and was paralysed on the left side of his body - his dramatic recovery astonished his doctors.

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