Monthly Archives: March 2018


Spokesman: How to win a bike race when you’re 44

By Paddy Heaney I was baptised Patrick Heaney in St Patrick’s Church on St Patrick’s Day, 1974. That possibly explains the unassailable self-confidence I felt ahead of the St Patrick’s Day Road Race in Donegal. Early that morning as I paced around the bedroom gathering gear, I made a bold declaration to my half-sleeping wife. [...]