Inspire CEO Peter McBride recently took part in a special ceremony to mark the life of Sir Terry Wogan in his home town of Limerick. The life-size statue was created by Rory Breslin, a bronze sculptor who is responsible for a number of public artworks in Ireland and abroad.
Peter and Sir Terry got to know each other through Children In Need where they became good friends. As Life President of BBC Children in Need, Sir Terry Wogan made a real impact upon millions of young lives across the UK. Peter has been a board member of Children in Need for over twelve years and served on a local grant committee before becoming a trustee. His involvement in such a high profile organisation is driven by Inspires values of engaging with and inspiring ourselves and others.
In his speech at the civic event to unveil the statue Peter reflected on Sir Terrys thirty years at Children in Need and the £millions raised through his work on Radio Four. He said Sir Terry was an Inspiration to him and he was proud to call him a friend.