Colourful motorsport champion and visionary businessman

Colourful motorsport champion and visionary businessman
Property tycoon Martin Birrane: described his beloved Mondello as his ‘greatest indulgence’

Martin Birrane:  August 19, 1935 – June 9, 2018

Mayo man Martin Birrane, who died suddenly last Saturday, will be remembered for his support for Irish motorsport as much as his own success in motor racing and business.

The Ballina native, who attended St Muredach’s College - where he funded a technology education room in 2016 - bought Kildare race track Mondello Park in 1999, having been involved with it for at least a decade prior to that. He invested heavily in the development...

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