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Terry Wogan Limerick born BBC broadcaster

Sir Terry Wogan, the famous BBC broadcaster from Limerick, came home to Limerick to attend the Mayors Ball. Mayor of Limerick, Fine Gael councillor Jim Long, wrote to the eminent former radio host and invited him and his wife Helen to the ball, which will coincide with the end of his year-long mayoralty. Sir Terry, who was made a Freeman of Limerick in 2007, wrote an email saying: “There’s no need for a police escort, I think I’m safe enough in Limerick.” After being brought up on the Ennis Road and educated by the Jesuits at the Crescent College. Mr Wogan is also a director of University of Limerick Foundation Board.

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.

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