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Ryan Farquhar & John Burrows Retirement

              It was a poignant moment when road racers John Burrows and Ryan Farquhar completed a parade lap at the Killalane road races on Sunday. Both men were saying their final goodbyes to their

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Article – Risks accentuate the bravery and tragic clarity of choice

DEREK BRIEN is the third. This year, he’s the third. The 36-year-old died at the mystically named Gorse Lea. They often do die somewhere beautifully named. Snaefell Mountain, Rhencullen, Stonebreakers Hut. Ballaugh Bridge. Greeba Castle. Lambfell Cottage. Peaceful names, remote

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Harvey Wolfe

We are all deeply saddened by the loss of Harvey Wolfe, who was an avid photographer and a motorcycle enthusiast. Harvey was a familiar face around the racing scene in Skerries and as a club we would like to pass

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Herby McHenry

We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of our friend Herbie. Herbie was a lovely man who helped or competed at many of our events over the years, he will be sadly missed by the racing community. We

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Dr. Fred MBE

Dr Fred McSorley or The Flying doc has been appointed MBE for services to medicine in Northern Ireland in this year’s birthday honors list. Fred is affectionately known as the flying doc for his exploits as a medical team member

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Derek Brien

Club rider Derek Brien has been killed in an accident at the Isle of Man TT. Derek, 34, crashed on the second lap of the Supersport event at the GorseLea section of the circuit. He was an experienced road racer

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