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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland


Dominic McCloskey

Dominic McCloskeyDominic McCloskey is a Jujutsu Instructor and takes classes at Lagan Valley Leisureplex. He is also a chief instructor with the Irish Jujutsu organisation.

What do you like doing on your day off?

I enjoy running, swimming and doing other forms of Martial Arts when I have time to myself. I also run a landscape business so spare time is a luxury.

If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be, where and why?

I like the carbonara at Caf´┐Ż Milano on the Lisburn Road. The food is delicous.

What has been your proudest moment?

Running two marathons in the space of five weeks is something I'm proud of. I am also proud of all of my members and how they stick at the Jujutsu. I have some very intelligent people in my classes, with a wide range of abilities.

What was the most frightening moment of your life?

I've had a few scary moments when I've been sparring or wrestling.

How would you describe your taste in clothes? What's the most you ever spent on a single item?

Fashionable and smart. Well I hope so anyway. I haven't had any complaints yet.

What would you do if you won a million pounds?

I would build a Dojo - a training hall for Martial Arts and give my members free training. I might go to Antarctica or Las Vegas.

What was your most embarrassing moment?

It's been a long time since I was embarrassed by anything.

What music do you like?

U2 or Bruce Springsteen.

What sports person do you most admire?

Jackie Chan. He's the most amazing martial artist.

Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream holiday be?

Egypt was amazing. It's an ancient and mysterious land and I would love to back again. Rome is somewhere I'd like to go.

What is your greatest remaining ambition?

I would like to go to Japan to study and spend some time training. I've been thinking of doing it for sometime.

If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would you choose?

Eva Longoria from 'Desperate Housewives' for obvious reasons.

If you were stranded on a desert island what three things would you want with you?

Radio, good book and a good woman.


Car Shogun Jeep
Film The Godfather part one
Comedian Will Smith or Owen Wilson
CD Bruce Springsteen's 'Seeger Sessions'
Book  The Way of the Warrior
Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actress Kim Basinger
Drink Water

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