Lawrence Smyth RIP

THE Association of Irish Riding Clubs has paid tribute to Dr Lawrence Smyth who sadly passed away last Saturday, June 12th. Smyth, a member and chair of Donegal Gaeltacht Riding Club was also a member of the AIRC Board of Directors, the National Committee and a great friend of the Association. He was a great competitor, seen at many events up and down the country with his horse, Jenny’s Jigsaw. Among his many accolades is being named the AIRC Person of the Year in 2008 and Club Member of the Year in 2014. A former school teacher, he was named the Donegal Person of the Year in 1979 and played hurling for Donegal.