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Gerry Faloona - The Motor Man

 Gerry Faloona’s background includes: the building trade, finance, oil, the public sector, social enterprise, property, hospitality, professional entertainment and at one time he was one of the top motivational speakers on the Irish professional speaking circuit.

In addition to his day job, Gerry worked with a number of local charities in a myriad of roles.

Gerry’s motoring experience began when he was 17 with the purchase of his first car, since then (over 45 years ago) he has been writing about, racing, rallying and restoring cars of all shapes, makes & sizes, but mostly Vauxhalls and Opels. He wrote the motoring column in the Andersonstown News over 30 years ago.

Gerry worked as a Supercar & Rally Car driving instructor and competed in stock, saloon and rally cars. He was a presenter on the motorsport Television show RPM on UTV and RTÉ and for four years presented the Friday Drivetime radio show on Belfast89.

Many may remember him from his years as a club entertainer and as a player for the St Paul’s and the Antrim Senior County Football teams.

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