Bray resident Tony Whelan shaved off his mane of hair last week, to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society's Night Nursing Service. The 'Daffodil Nurses' who provide this service give the families of terminally ill cancer patients a lifeline of respite while they care for their loved ones at home.
Rounds five, six and seven of the Goodyear Touring Car Trophy/TCR UK took place at Brands Hatch in Kent on Saturday (19th) and Sunday last (20th), and Max Hart from Baltinglass went into the weekend second in the championship as well as carrying twice as must success ballast (120Kg) compared to the rest of the grid for qualifying and all three races. Max qualified his Maximum Motorsport Hyundai i30 N TCR on the second row with forth fastest time.
As a young lad dreaming of things of which the majority still elude me, a close friend of mine had an abundance of relations from Wexford. Back then it seemed like a faraway place but in truth it was only a little over ten minutes by Hillman Hunter that got you there. He didn't hate them in any way but there was always a simmering tension between him and them when it came to matters related to GAA. Wexford folk for the best part see themselves as a hurling county but they have a record in football that deserves respect.
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