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Famous raid showcased
Tuesday, 18th December, 2012
By Ben Sheffield
A Howard Steer painting of the infamous 1988 raid on the St Pat's games night has been unveiled as the picture to advertise the race meeting next year.
It will feature on around 4000 posters and pamphlets which will be distributed in the lead up to the event.
In the 1988 raid, police arrested nine volunteers and confiscated the takings from the games night, in a move that generated headlines around the country.
Steer's shield appeal
Friday, 23rd December, 2011
Artist Howard Steer has contributed his talents to help raise money for a police officer whose son has leukaemia.
Early this month Senior Constable Nathan Byrne’s two-year-old son, Kai, complained of feeling unwell.
According his colleague, Senior Constable Matt Berry, Nathan and his wife, Katherine, took Kai to their doctor who immediately sent them to hospital.