Sunday November 29, 2020

A cut above: Olympians' support of Movember

Irish Athlete of the Year Thomas Barr is among those gaining attention for another good reason

4th December, 2016
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Thomas Barr was named Irish Athlete of the Year at last Wednesday’s National Athletics Awards in Dublin. The Waterford man captured the national imagination this year when he narrowly missed out on a bronze medal in the 400m hurdles at the Rio Olympics

There’s been much talk of men’s facial hair in the office this month. Last week, we interviewed Marty Whelan, the ultimate champion of the daring tache. Then, several days ago, we found ourselves at a shoot to mark the close of Movember, the annual facial fuzz fest which encourages men to grow a lip-warmer for charity. The fundraising initiative might encourage many a beard and moustache far less impressive than that of our favourite Lyric...

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