Before he went to Tokyo, Aidan Walsh was better known as Michaela Walsh’s kid brother. But he comes home as Belfast’s ninth Olympic medallist following in the footsteps of some of the legendary figures in the pugilist trade in the city where boxing matters.
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I will never forget the day I was standing in a market in Portugal and spotted Bradley Walsh and his other half discussing the merits of a pair of lime green underpants.
As I shut down my laptop after another videochat on Zoom with my book club, that familiar feeling came over me. Sitting in a now-dark room, my partner asleep in the bedroom and having drunk two glasses of wine, I initially felt content. But soon, I started to second-guess everything I had said over the several hours I had spent virtually with my friends.
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It was the early autumn of 1999 and for 23-year-old Wayne Adair it was the end of another good summer at Papa Capaldi’s ice cream parlour on Queen’s Parade in Bangor. Papa Capaldi’s was something of an institution in the town but when the days grew colder and the nights longer trade just melted away.