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Bear Grylls backs campaign to save famous lifeboat

TELEVISION adventurer Bear Grylls has given his support to a campaign to save Ireland’s most famous lifeboat. His great grandfather, Sir Walter Smiles, was among 130 people who died in the Princess Victoria tragedy of 1953. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s volunteer crew at Donaghadee in Northern Ireland, aboard the Sir Samuel Kelly lifeboat, risked

Michael takes Idris through his pacenotes for the Circuit of Ireland

BANGOR World Rally Championship driver Michael Orr has been putting ‘Nelson Mandela’ through his racing paces. For Michael has been helping actor  Idris Elba try out a new role as a rally driver on the roads of Monaghan, before taking part in this year’s Circuit of Ireland Rally. Car enthusiast Elba, who played Nelson Mandela in the