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Dervla and Wurzel, 2011, Paddy Barker, The Irish  Examiner 19th Sep 2016 UPDATE: Dervla Murphy - 21 Sept

Over the weekend, we received the disappointing news that Dervla, who is 85 years old and has a disintegrating spine, will not be able to make it in person to her interview on Wednesday night. Her doctor has put her...

Graeme Obree 9th Sep 2016 Flying Scotsman Graeme Obree headlines BAF in October

International superstar of cycling Graeme Obree will headline the October 2016 Buxton Adventure Festival. Nicknamed The Flying Scotsman, Graeme twice broke the world hour record, covering more than 50km on both...