68th Annual Skerries Motorbike Race 2013

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SUSAN PLUNKETT, ANDY FARRELL AND MARK MAGUIRE speaks to Pat Meehan about the Skerries races.

They talks about the history of the race, how some of them got involved with bike racing, how people fundraise the hobby, the details of the races, the efforts made to increase safety for the races.

They also talk about the differences between racing on roads as opposed to tracks and the women involved in the bike racing in Skerries.

 

 

Duration: 21'29" DATE: May 27, 2013
Interviewer:Pat Meehan
Producer:Yvette Reid
Interviewee:Susan Plunkett, Andy Farrell, Mark Maguire
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local Sports
Keywords:skerries road race, motorbike racing, fundraising, race safety
LocationSkerries, Co. Dublin Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20130527_NST_001
Rights:Creative Commons License
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