By Lara Keay For Mailonline
Published: 17:07 BST, 8 July 2019 | Updated: 17:32 BST, 8 July 2019
The founder of Primark, Arthur Ryan, has died aged 83, the company has confirmed.
Ryan was born in Dublin, moving to London as a young man to work in tailoring.
On his return to Ireland he continued to work in retail before he was taken on by a man called Garfield Weston, who tasked him with setting up a discount clothing chain.
He opened his