The aim of the Billie
Fleming Tribute Ride is to have a woman, or women, ride every day of 2015 across the UK, following Billie's routes.
The great-grandmother, who founded the Billie Barry Stage School in Dublin in 1964, trained some of our biggest stars including Samantha Mumba, Brian McFadden and his sister Susan.
The who's who of Dublin has attended The Billie Barry Stage School since it first threw its doors open in 1964.
Every day of 2015, the Billie
Fleming Tribute Ride will visit the same places that Billie cycled to.
Every Christmas the Billie Barry Kids took centre stage in their own shows in Dublin but were the envy of every child in the country when they performed on The Late Late Toy Show.
Younger sister Susan followed in Brian's footsteps by signing up to the Billie Barry School.
AS a small child Hilda got bitten by the acting bug at the Billie Barry School.
Some find the Billie
Holiday of last years before her death in 1959 too painful to listen to; this one has all the resonance but little of the tragic quality.
It's all a world away from the Billie
Piper of old.