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'Drinking brought me into a real dark place - it caused havoc with relationships'
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# Fighting Back

'Drinking brought me into a real dark place - it caused havoc with relationships'

Updated Jul 22nd 2021, 3:00 PM 39,094 Views 5 Comments

Olympic hero Kenny Egan opens up about winning his battle against personal demons.

Big weekend for Kildare's Donovan as stunning win in Glasgow brings European title shot closer
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# Lilywhite Lightning

Big weekend for Kildare's Donovan as stunning win in Glasgow brings European title shot closer

Nov 24th 2019, 9:33 AM 4,657 Views 1 Comment

The Irish champion went 11-0 last night after coaching Tyrone teen sensation Jude Gallagher to a national title on Friday.

What's wrong with Kenneth Egan?
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# The Councillor

What's wrong with Kenneth Egan?

Nov 4th 2014, 1:07 PM 43,002 Views 60 Comments

U ok councillor?

Kenny Egan and Roz Purcell went to a haunted house. Who was most scared?
# Round One
# Round One

Kenny Egan and Roz Purcell went to a haunted house. Who was most scared?

Oct 29th 2014, 1:45 PM 7,601 Views 10 Comments

Don’t get us wrong. Those places are scary.

It's a knock-out* as Kenny Egan takes a seat in Clondalkin
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# Boxing Clever

It's a knock-out* as Kenny Egan takes a seat in Clondalkin

May 25th 2014, 2:33 PM 15,350 Views 71 Comments

*Sorry.

It will go to the late rounds but Kenny Egan looks like squeezing a seat
# Keeping It Real
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# Keeping It Real

It will go to the late rounds but Kenny Egan looks like squeezing a seat

May 24th 2014, 2:56 PM 10,356 Views 22 Comments

He’s running seventh in the eight seater.

Political heavyweights? Kenny Egan met Vitali Klitschko in Dublin today (PIC)
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# EPP Congress

Political heavyweights? Kenny Egan met Vitali Klitschko in Dublin today (PIC)

Mar 6th 2014, 8:04 PM 21,246 Views 60 Comments

It had to happen…

Column: Don't turn up your nose at 'celebrity candidates' like Kenny Egan
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# Ready To Rumble

Column: Don't turn up your nose at 'celebrity candidates' like Kenny Egan

Feb 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 30 Views 56 Comments

In Ireland ‘celebrity’ candidates are typically drawn from the sporting world – while in the US they’re often actors. Either way, don’t underestimate the potent blend of skills, experience and dynamism they bring to politics, writes Larry Donnelly.

Kenny Egan: Young people in my area 'see all politicians as bad news and gangsters'
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# Election 2014

Kenny Egan: Young people in my area 'see all politicians as bad news and gangsters'

Feb 12th 2014, 6:30 AM 10,117 Views 109 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist was speaking to reporters in Dublin yesterday as he begins his campaign to get elected to South Dublin County Council.

Egan: “I’m not going to rely on me name to get me over the line”
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# Call Me Kenneth

Egan: “I’m not going to rely on me name to get me over the line”

Feb 11th 2014, 7:05 AM 10,382 Views 132 Comments

Former Olympic silver medallist Kenneth Egan has dismissed suggestions that he is ‘celebrity candidate’ for Fine Gael.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Feb 10th 2014, 11:03 PM 28,274 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about hacking at the Garda Ombudsman’s office, a missing tourist in Cork and stormy weather in the UK.

Here's definitive proof that Kenny 'Kenneth' Egan will be 'keeping it real'
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# Ready To Rumble

Here's definitive proof that Kenny 'Kenneth' Egan will be 'keeping it real'

Feb 10th 2014, 8:30 PM 19,636 Views 112 Comments

If it’s on his campaign literature, then it must be true…

Kenny Egan steps into the ring for Fine Gael, would like to be known as 'Kenneth'
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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 25,106 Views 198 Comments

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

Clondalkin councillors say it would be 'fantastic' if Kenny Egan runs in the local elections
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# Ready To Rumble

Clondalkin councillors say it would be 'fantastic' if Kenny Egan runs in the local elections

Jan 31st 2014, 12:08 PM 9,417 Views 125 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist is considering running as a Fine Gael candidate after he was approached by Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

The best of TheScore.ie's Irish county signs*
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# Closure

The best of TheScore.ie's Irish county signs*

Sep 15th 2013, 9:30 PM 19,156 Views 11 Comments

*Otherwise known as the 668 signs you’re a sports fan from Ireland project.

Open Thread: Who'd be your sporting dad?
# Who's Your Daddy?
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# Who's Your Daddy?

Open Thread: Who'd be your sporting dad?

Jun 16th 2013, 7:40 AM 2,459 Views 4 Comments

With Father’s Day upon us, we want to know which sporting hero you think would be a great dad.

9 live sporting moments that could probably only have happened on Irish TV
# TV Gold
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# TV Gold

9 live sporting moments that could probably only have happened on Irish TV

May 6th 2013, 3:47 PM 6,458 Views 2 Comments

Featuring Kenny Egan’s jacket and the guy who answered his phone live on air.

Camouflage cars and denim jackets? It's the sporting year in 5 objects
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# Inanimate Carbon Rod

Camouflage cars and denim jackets? It's the sporting year in 5 objects

Dec 30th 2012, 9:06 AM 8,784 Views 5 Comments

Suits you sir. Suits you.

How's Christmas Eve going Kenny? Egan training hard for nationals
# Dedication
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# Dedication

How's Christmas Eve going Kenny? Egan training hard for nationals

Dec 24th 2012, 4:28 PM 1,063 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist also told us that he will be heading out for a jog, or two, tomorrow.

Egan, Joyce and Hickey named in IABA squads
# Boxing
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# Boxing

Egan, Joyce and Hickey named in IABA squads

Oct 16th 2012, 2:33 PM 648 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s amateur boxers compete in two international competititions in the coming weeks.

Olympic Interview: Kenneth Egan relives his Silver Medal win at Beijing 2008
# Silver Lining
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# Silver Lining

Olympic Interview: Kenneth Egan relives his Silver Medal win at Beijing 2008

Apr 14th 2012, 9:00 AM 989 Views 0 Comments

Controversy reigned in the Light-Heavyweight Final in 2008 as the Irish boxer was not awarded points for clean hits.

Kenneth Egan predicts Olympic medal haul for Irish boxers
# Golden Crisp
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# Golden Crisp

Kenneth Egan predicts Olympic medal haul for Irish boxers

Apr 8th 2012, 2:20 PM 883 Views 0 Comments

The Silver Medal winner at Beijing 2008 is confident that the boxing squad will return from London 2012 will a bounty of precious metals

Kenny Egan: "There will be a lot of girls out there looking for Katie's scalp"
# Box Clever
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# Box Clever

Kenny Egan: "There will be a lot of girls out there looking for Katie's scalp"

Apr 5th 2012, 3:36 PM 1,075 Views 2 Comments

Olympic silver medallist predicts tough qualifiers for Ireland’s great boxing hope at London 2012

If boxers don’t win gold, London will be a failure for us, says Michael Carruth
# Seconds Out
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# Seconds Out

If boxers don’t win gold, London will be a failure for us, says Michael Carruth

Mar 28th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,408 Views 3 Comments

The pressure is on Billy Walsh’s fighters to deliver this summer, according to the Barcelona ’92 hero.

National Boxing Championships: Ward fit and ready to defend his title
# Fight Night
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# Fight Night

National Boxing Championships: Ward fit and ready to defend his title

Jan 27th 2012, 1:30 PM 841 Views 0 Comments

“I’m not going to hand back the title that easy,” defending light-heavyweight champion Joe Ward says.

Column: We need to put the humanity back into sport performance
# Outside The Lines
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# Outside The Lines

Column: We need to put the humanity back into sport performance

Jan 21st 2012, 8:25 AM 95 Views 6 Comments

Our sports stars may seem like superheroes, but they’re just as fragile as you and I, writes sports psychologist Tadhg MacIntyre.

Is a comeback on the cards for David Haye?
# Corner Man
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# Corner Man

Is a comeback on the cards for David Haye?

Nov 26th 2011, 3:53 PM 793 Views 0 Comments

Plus: an update on Cotta vs. Margarito and all the news from the Olympic Test event in London.

Here's our 11 favourite sports pictures from the past 7 days
# Developing Story
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# Developing Story

Here's our 11 favourite sports pictures from the past 7 days

Nov 26th 2011, 7:03 AM 1,918 Views 0 Comments

It was another eventful week in the world of sport. This is how it looked through a lens.

Baku both good and bad for Ireland
# Corner Man
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# Corner Man

Baku both good and bad for Ireland

Oct 8th 2011, 9:17 AM 314 Views 0 Comments

After a mixed week at the World Championships, Gavin Grace takes a look at what comes next for Ireland’s Olympic hopefuls.

The Morning Score: Monday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Oct 3rd 2011, 9:04 AM 262 Views 0 Comments

Get the week off the right way – here’s everything you need to know.

Busy boxers seek to increase Ireland's medal haul
# Corner Man
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# Corner Man

Busy boxers seek to increase Ireland's medal haul

Aug 27th 2011, 1:12 PM 365 Views 0 Comments

As Irish boxing prepares for a big month, Gavin Grace rounds-up all the latest news.

The good and bad of Ireland's Turkish delight
# Corner Man
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# Corner Man

The good and bad of Ireland's Turkish delight

Jun 25th 2011, 11:34 AM 477 Views 1 Comment

Two gold medals gets a promising weekend for Irish boxing underway.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Jun 1st 2011, 9:47 AM 103 Views 0 Comments

D-Day in Zurich as FIFA prepare to elect a new president – or not. Tragedy in Clare GAA and Kenny Egan pulls no punches in talking of an Irish colleague.

Kenneth Egan: I'm fighting alcoholism battle
# Hook
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# Hook

Kenneth Egan: I'm fighting alcoholism battle

Feb 7th 2011, 11:18 AM 851 Views 0 Comments

Olympic hero says he put his mother through hell with binges before her intervention put him on the right road again.

Egan overturned on his return to the ring
# Fight Club
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# Fight Club

Egan overturned on his return to the ring

Jan 31st 2011, 2:47 PM 397 Views 0 Comments

It was a busy weekend for boxing fans with no fewer than four Irish fighters competing in the weekend’s World Series of Boxing events.

Welcome to Miami: Triple J loses on points in World Series debut
# Bad Start
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# Bad Start

Welcome to Miami: Triple J loses on points in World Series debut

Jan 14th 2011, 11:32 AM 173 Views 0 Comments

John Joe Joyce loses out on points in America.

The Morning Score: Friday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Jan 14th 2011, 9:18 AM 251 Views 0 Comments

The two unhappy Bohs players are identified publicly, another Irishman at Celtic Park is targeted and Declan Kidney’s injury worries worsen.

Egan gets going in Miami
# American Dream
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# American Dream

Egan gets going in Miami

Nov 24th 2010, 10:23 AM 92 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist had his first bout in the World Series of Boxing last night.

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