Trib­ute paid to Olympian Adam


MEM­BERS of the gar­dai paid trib­ute to their col­league Garda Adam Nolan at Bray Garda Sta­tion re­cently.

The En­nis­cor­thy na­tive is sta­tioned in Bray and the boxer qual­i­fied for the Olympic Games held in Lon­don last sum­mer.

A re­cep­tion was held at the sta­tion to hon­our his fan­tas­tic achieve­ments.

Adam is just the sec­ond Wex­ford boxer to have qual­i­fied for the Olympics, the first be­ing his coach Billy Walsh.

Nolan is also a two-time Ir­ish wel­ter­weight cham­pion, hav­ing won the ti­tle in 2011 and 2012.

Chief Su­per­in­ten­dent Tom Con­way, Cathaoir­leach of Bray Town Coun­cil Mick Glynn, and Bray Cham­ber Pres­i­dent Ian Don­nelly were among those who at­tended the re­cep­tion to con­grat­u­late Adam on the Thurs­day be­fore Christ­mas, with Eithne Walsh mak­ing a spe­cial cake for the event.

He was among the en­tourage to take to the stage along­side Katie Tay­lor in front of a 30,000 strong crowd in Bray af­ter the Olympics.

He re­ceived a very warm wel­come home in Bray.

Insp, John McDon­ald, Adam and Chief Supt. Tom Con­way and (above right) Adam with Eithne Walsh and the gor­geous cake she made for the event.

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