Saturday 16 December 2017

Gerry O'Regan: 'Vinnie Doyle was a man of extraordinary presence'

Gerry O'Regan

THE overwhelming feeling is the shock that somebody one always felt to be indestructible has finally succumbed to the inevitability of Father Time.

The sheer solidity of Vinnie Doyle's dominating presence was seared in the subconscious of so many journalists over the decades.

Now there is the inevitable flashback to times past -- a myriad of memories of triumphs and failures return.

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