A Newry icon has been awarded a Knighthood on The Queen’s birthday honours today we can reveal.
Lofty Larkin who is an institution in the city received his Knighthood from Her Majesty in Buckingham Palace today.
Lofty told Newry Spud:
“I’ve no intention on taking this MBE shite. I’m no Sir, I’m just Lofty. I went up to get the award for the craic and when The Queen went to put my medal on I towl her to shove it up her arse the Rubber Head.”