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Sensational Irvine seals qualification for Tokyo Olympics but Walker misses out in London
# On The Plane
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# On The Plane

Sensational Irvine seals qualification for Tokyo Olympics but Walker misses out in London

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 8:15 PM 5,871 Views 3 Comments

The ‘Wee Rooster’ is off to Tokyo after dominating a barnburner versus his teak-tough Hungarian opponent.

Opinion: I was a boxer, an IT engineer and now I make music - never give up on your dreams
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# Opinion

Opinion: I was a boxer, an IT engineer and now I make music - never give up on your dreams

Jan 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,138 Views 4 Comments

Leo Capper, who’s known as Leo Dynamic1 aka ‘The Punching Producer’, tells us what he learned in the ring and how he applied it to changing his career.

Former pro boxer arrested after attack on police officers during Paris yellow vest protest
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# Paris

Former pro boxer arrested after attack on police officers during Paris yellow vest protest

Jan 7th 2019, 1:36 PM 17,600 Views 0 Comments

The ex-boxer has been identified by French media as 37-year-old Christophe Dettinger.

Taylor set for serious step up against former amateur rival at Madison Square Garden next month
# Finnishing What They Started
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# Finnishing What They Started

Taylor set for serious step up against former amateur rival at Madison Square Garden next month

Nov 29th 2018, 3:30 PM 21,166 Views 5 Comments

A full 13 years after they met in the European Championships final, Katie Taylor and Eva Wahlstrom will put it all on the line again.

Book details Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger's relationship with his right-hand man from the Galway Gaeltacht
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# Whitey Bulger

Book details Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger's relationship with his right-hand man from the Galway Gaeltacht

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 45,011 Views 10 Comments

Whitey Bulger and right-hand-man Pat Nee from Connemarra were feared throughout Boston for their ruthlessness.

Billy Moore's story: Drugs, violence, doing time in the Bangkok Hilton, and redemption through Muay Thai boxing
# A Prayer Before Dawn
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# A Prayer Before Dawn

Billy Moore's story: Drugs, violence, doing time in the Bangkok Hilton, and redemption through Muay Thai boxing

Jul 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 50,474 Views 12 Comments

There was even more drama to come – and his story is told in a new film out this weekend.

Sean McComb given full backing as 'innocent victim' of nightclub disturbance
# Friendly Games
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# Friendly Games

Sean McComb given full backing as 'innocent victim' of nightclub disturbance

Apr 12th 2018, 10:29 AM 4,098 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Ireland boxer was fined over the incident.

This boxer joyfully bouncing along to the John Lewis ad is going super viral on Facebook
# One Day I'll Fly Away
# One Day I'll Fly Away

This boxer joyfully bouncing along to the John Lewis ad is going super viral on Facebook

Nov 15th 2016, 8:56 AM 4,723 Views 1 Comment

Somebody get this dog a trampoline. Immediately.

'It’s a chance of a lifetime for them': Shock at Irish boxer's failed drug test
# Rio 2016
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# Rio 2016

'It’s a chance of a lifetime for them': Shock at Irish boxer's failed drug test

Aug 5th 2016, 9:36 AM 27,063 Views 41 Comments

It emerged yesterday that Michael O’Reilly failed a drug test and he is reportedly planning to appeal the results.

Murder investigation launched after body of boxer found in house
# Eamonn Magee Jr
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# Eamonn Magee Jr

Murder investigation launched after body of boxer found in house

May 30th 2015, 12:33 PM 39,573 Views 9 Comments

Reports indicate that Eamonn Magee Jr was stabbed.

John Joe Nevin has been banned from every pub in Westmeath
# IN COURT
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# IN COURT

John Joe Nevin has been banned from every pub in Westmeath

Apr 10th 2015, 10:48 PM 66,715 Views 0 Comments

The boxer was one of five people to appear in court, charged over a bar brawl on Easter Monday night.

Boxer puppy can't fall asleep without a baby's soother, and it's adorable
# Dodie
# Dodie

Boxer puppy can't fall asleep without a baby's soother, and it's adorable

Apr 8th 2015, 11:10 AM 4,278 Views 3 Comments

A big ol’ hairy baby.

Lazy dog doesn't want to play, tricks puppy into chasing itself around in circles
# Play Time
# Play Time

Lazy dog doesn't want to play, tricks puppy into chasing itself around in circles

Mar 25th 2015, 8:50 PM 4,659 Views 2 Comments

A dog after our own hearts.

This dog is NOT in the mood for its owner's silly games
# Death Stare
# Death Stare

This dog is NOT in the mood for its owner's silly games

Oct 8th 2014, 9:58 PM 5,503 Views 5 Comments

“Get OUT of my face.”

Andy Lee scores devastating KO win at Madison Square Garden
# Job Done
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# Job Done

Andy Lee scores devastating KO win at Madison Square Garden

Jun 8th 2014, 12:00 PM 17,039 Views 15 Comments

The former Olympian took home the NABF light middleweight title last night.

Man arrested over John Joe Nevin attack released
# Mullingar
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# Mullingar

Man arrested over John Joe Nevin attack released

Apr 6th 2014, 12:45 PM 27,241 Views 64 Comments

Gardaí confirmed that the man was released from custody last night.

Kenny Egan steps into the ring for Fine Gael, would like to be known as 'Kenneth'
# Gloves Are Off
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# Gloves Are Off

Kenny Egan steps into the ring for Fine Gael, would like to be known as 'Kenneth'

Feb 10th 2014, 1:16 PM 25,090 Views 198 Comments

The Olympic silver medalist will be running as the party’s candidate in the Clondalkin area.

Olympic medal hope Tommy McCarthy turns professional
# Boxing
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# Boxing

Olympic medal hope Tommy McCarthy turns professional

Jan 25th 2014, 9:37 AM 2,733 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast boxer will make his pro debut on St Patrick’s Day in Boston.

Scout the adorable pit bull can balance anything on his head
# Scout
# Scout

Scout the adorable pit bull can balance anything on his head

Nov 29th 2013, 8:45 AM 1,551 Views 0 Comments

We’re deeply impressed at his self-control.

Mike Tyson (yes, Mike Tyson) brings his one-man show to Dublin
# Undisputed Truth
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# Undisputed Truth

Mike Tyson (yes, Mike Tyson) brings his one-man show to Dublin

Sep 10th 2013, 11:09 AM 7,254 Views 24 Comments

The Spike Lee-directed show has already spent time on Broadway and Las Vegas.

Carl Frampton set to fight on David Haye undercard next month
# The Jackal
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# The Jackal

Carl Frampton set to fight on David Haye undercard next month

May 11th 2013, 11:09 AM 1,938 Views 0 Comments

The European champion had been hoping for a bout in Belfast but a fight in Manchester could help his world title ambitions.

RTÉ Sports Awards: shower of adverts rain on Katie Taylor's victory parade
# Bills To Pay
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# Bills To Pay

RTÉ Sports Awards: shower of adverts rain on Katie Taylor's victory parade

Dec 24th 2012, 9:15 AM 16,465 Views 48 Comments

The state broadcaster has released a full, uninterrupted version of the Olympian’s acceptance speech after she captured the sportsperson of the year prize.

VIDEO: Mike Tyson teaches Piers Morgan how to box, shows softer side
# Tips
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# Tips

VIDEO: Mike Tyson teaches Piers Morgan how to box, shows softer side

Nov 30th 2012, 8:47 PM 892 Views 1 Comment

The TV host then three a cheeky punch at the former world heavyweight champion.

Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction
# Denied
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# Denied

Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction

Oct 3rd 2012, 1:44 PM 737 Views 0 Comments

Kiwi Prime Minister John Keys says he has ‘something deeply personal against people who rape other people’.

England legend Flintoff aims to become boxer
# Pastures New
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# Pastures New

England legend Flintoff aims to become boxer

Sep 6th 2012, 3:13 PM 1,532 Views 0 Comments

The former cricket player is being trained by former world featherweight champion Barry McGuigan.

John Joe replaces Joyce on Mullingar's local currency
# John Joe Nevin
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# John Joe Nevin

John Joe replaces Joyce on Mullingar's local currency

Aug 13th 2012, 6:59 PM 8,813 Views 20 Comments

Nevin’s Olympic success commemorated by having his profile put on tourist notes.

Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal
# Bronze
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# Bronze

Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal

Aug 10th 2012, 9:12 PM 5,865 Views 13 Comments

The Belfast boxer was given a rough ride by Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba.

'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout
# Judgement Day
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# Judgement Day

'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout

Jul 20th 2012, 12:07 PM 679 Views 3 Comments

The man who stole the Clondalkin gaelgoir’s bantamweight boxing crown in 86 ghastly seconds will fight Carl Frampton in September.

Batman villain Bane's voice 'based on Irish Traveller'
# Dark Knight Rises
# Dark Knight Rises

Batman villain Bane's voice 'based on Irish Traveller'

Jul 18th 2012, 11:29 AM 18,487 Views 41 Comments

Actor Tom Hardy said he was inspired by the self-styled ‘King of the Gypsies’ for his voice in The Dark Knight Rises.

Bye the Gods: Katie Taylor coasts into second round of Olympic qualifiers
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Bye the Gods: Katie Taylor coasts into second round of Olympic qualifiers

May 11th 2012, 11:50 AM 3,375 Views 15 Comments

The Bray boxer advanced to the second round due to her number one ranking while Ceire Smith and Sinead Kavanagh will fight on Saturday.

Female boxer shot by stepdad before Berlin bout
# Shooting
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# Shooting

Female boxer shot by stepdad before Berlin bout

Apr 4th 2011, 10:38 AM 1,142 Views 0 Comments

Rola El-Halabi was going for her third world title when she was suddenly and shockingly attacked by her step father. Her promoter says her career is almost certainly over.