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Pollock Talk at Trinity to Aid Special Olympics Ireland

19th July 2012
Pollock Talk at Trinity to Aid Special Olympics Ireland

# NEWS: The adventurer and former Trinity oarsman Mark Pollock will give a talk next Wednesday, July 25th, at 7pm in the Edmund Burke Theatre, Trinity College. Pollock continued to row even after he lost his sight at 22 and he took on major challenges, becoming the first blind man to hike to the South Pole. He became paralysed after a fall in July 2010 and has been seeking ways to learn to walk again. He will share with the audience his story, as a man with normal fears and doubts facing extraordinary challenges. Tickets are  €20.

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Liam Gorman is a writer and reporter. He is the co-author of Little Lady, One Man, Big Ocean, published in the United States and Canada as Crossing the Swell. He is the rowing correspondent of the Irish Times.  

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