What a man…what a hero…what a legend.

Today we remember Lieutenant Colonel Robert Blair ‘Paddy’ Mayne, who died on this day in 1955. Paddy was a British Army soldier from Newtownards, capped for Ireland and the British Lions at Rugby Union, lawyer, amateur boxer and a founding member of the Special Air Service (SAS).While serving in North Africa he was credited withContinue reading “What a man…what a hero…what a legend.”