Irish Cycling Remembers
Eddie Tobin Honoured
(Nov 21) At a reception on Friday last Enniscorthy Town Council had a plaque in appreciation of Eddie Tobin's contribution to the town unveiled by Sean Kelly in their 1798 centre on Millpark road. There was a large crowd in attendance to remember Eddie who passed away just over a year ago.
Eddie Tobin,Maureen Tobin, Paddy Kavanagh, Peter Byrne,Sean,
Also in attendance was Tour de France photographer John Pierce who had become good friends with Eddie over the last eight years, Eddie had assisted John by driving his car in the Tour de France.
In 1998 Eddie put Enniscorthy on the World Cycling map by having the second stage of the Tour de France start there, it was a fantastic day and the Tour received a glorious Irish Welcome and everything went like clockwork and the Tour departed on their stage to Cork.
Some Pictures of the day;-
Some of the speakers
Photos by Peter Purfield 2003
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