John O' Dwyer grew up in rural Ireland, Tipperary, of the 1960's and pursued a career in public service. A keen sportsman he represented Sligo and Leitrim in hurling. He achieved the honour of Sligo Person of the Year in 1995 and was first President of the Housing Institute of Ireland.
The Craic and Life in the Mountains
A nine-year-old boy hooks a twine-held bundle of hay over his shoulder and climbs the harsh steep mountain on a winter morning, with his brother Pat. They trundle upwards against the harsh terrain and elements to fodder the cattle on the hill top.Some 30 years later, Sligo, his adopted town, is in ...