The Mount Merrion Historical Society are hosting a talk on famous local motorcycle racer, Stanley Woods, today (Thursday).

Woods (1903-1993) was a well-known pre-war motorcycle racing champion and boasted a lifetime total of 26 European Grand Prix wins, ten Isle of Man TT’s and held the world stage in motorcycle racing during the 1920s and 30s, bringing great honour to Dublin and his country.

The talk takes place January 3 at 8pm in The Community Centre, Mount Merrion.

Tickets are €4.00 (Students €2.00), with no charge for members.

See www.mountmerrionhistorical.com for more information.

An event not to be missed by anyone with an interest in motorcycling.