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# boxer - Monday 16 March, 2020

Sensational Irvine seals qualification for Tokyo Olympics but Walker misses out in London
# On The Plane
From The42
# On The Plane

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

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 8:15 PM 5,868 Views 3 Comments

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

# boxer - Monday 14 January, 2019

Opinion: I was a boxer, an IT engineer and now I make music - never give up on your dreams
# Opinion
# 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 13,103 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.

# boxer - Monday 7 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 7th 2019, 1:36 PM 17,595 Views 0 Comments

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

# boxer - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Taylor set for serious step up against former amateur rival at Madison Square Garden next month
# Finnishing What They Started
From The42
# 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 6 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.

# boxer - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Book details Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger's relationship with his right-hand man from the Galway Gaeltacht
# Whitey Bulger
# 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 44,821 Views 10 Comments

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

# boxer - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Billy Moore's story: Drugs, violence, doing time in the Bangkok Hilton, and redemption through Muay Thai boxing
# A Prayer Before Dawn
# 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 49,910 Views 12 Comments

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

# boxer - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Sean McComb given full backing as 'innocent victim' of nightclub disturbance
# Friendly Games
From The42
# Friendly Games

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

Apr 12th 2018, 10:29 AM 4,078 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Ireland boxer was fined over the incident.

# boxer - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

This boxer joyfully bouncing along to the John Lewis ad is going super viral on Facebook
# One Day I'll Fly Away
From The Daily Edge
# 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 4,720 Views 1 Comment

Somebody get this dog a trampoline. Immediately.

# boxer - Friday 5 August, 2016

'It’s a chance of a lifetime for them': Shock at Irish boxer's failed drug test
# Rio 2016
# 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 26,962 Views 41 Comments

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

# boxer - Saturday 30 May, 2015

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

# boxer - Friday 10 April, 2015

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

John Joe Nevin has been banned from every pub in Westmeath

Apr 10th 2015, 10:48 PM 66,706 Views 0 Comments

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

# boxer - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 8th 2015, 11:10 AM 4,276 Views 3 Comments

A big ol’ hairy baby.

# boxer - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 25th 2015, 8:50 PM 4,654 Views 2 Comments

A dog after our own hearts.

# boxer - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 8th 2014, 9:58 PM 5,502 Views 5 Comments

“Get OUT of my face.”

# boxer - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Andy Lee scores devastating KO win at Madison Square Garden
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Andy Lee scores devastating KO win at Madison Square Garden

Jun 8th 2014, 12:00 PM 17,038 Views 15 Comments

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

# boxer - Sunday 6 April, 2014

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

Man arrested over John Joe Nevin attack released

Apr 6th 2014, 12:45 PM 27,230 Views 64 Comments

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

# boxer - Monday 10 February, 2014

Kenny Egan steps into the ring for Fine Gael, would like to be known as 'Kenneth'
# Gloves Are Off
# 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 25,083 Views 198 Comments

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

# boxer - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Olympic medal hope Tommy McCarthy turns professional
# Boxing
From The42
# 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.

# boxer - Friday 29 November, 2013

Scout the adorable pit bull can balance anything on his head
# Scout
From The Daily Edge
# Scout

Scout the adorable pit bull can balance anything on his head

Nov 29th 2013, 8:45 AM 1,548 Views 0 Comments

We’re deeply impressed at his self-control.

# boxer - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

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

# boxer - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Carl Frampton set to fight on David Haye undercard next month
# The Jackal
From The42
# The Jackal

Carl Frampton set to fight on David Haye undercard next month

May 11th 2013, 11:09 AM 1,937 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.

# boxer - Monday 24 December, 2012

RTÉ Sports Awards: shower of adverts rain on Katie Taylor's victory parade
# Bills To Pay
From The42
# Bills To Pay

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

Dec 24th 2012, 9:15 AM 16,457 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.

# boxer - Friday 30 November, 2012

VIDEO: Mike Tyson teaches Piers Morgan how to box, shows softer side
# Tips
From The42
# 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.

# boxer - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction
# Denied
From The42
# Denied

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

Oct 3rd 2012, 1:44 PM 736 Views 0 Comments

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

# boxer - Thursday 6 September, 2012

England legend Flintoff aims to become boxer
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

England legend Flintoff aims to become boxer

Sep 6th 2012, 3:13 PM 1,528 Views 0 Comments

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

# boxer - Monday 13 August, 2012

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

John Joe replaces Joyce on Mullingar's local currency

Aug 13th 2012, 6:59 PM 8,812 Views 20 Comments

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

# boxer - Friday 10 August, 2012

Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal
# Bronze
From The42
# 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.

# boxer - Friday 20 July, 2012

'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout
# Judgement Day
From The42
# 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.

# boxer - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Batman villain Bane's voice 'based on Irish Traveller'
# Dark Knight Rises
From The Daily Edge
# Dark Knight Rises

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

Jul 18th 2012, 11:29 AM 18,407 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.

# boxer - Friday 11 May, 2012

Bye the Gods: Katie Taylor coasts into second round of Olympic qualifiers
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

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

May 11th 2012, 11:50 AM 3,374 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.

# boxer - Monday 4 April, 2011

Female boxer shot by stepdad before Berlin bout
# Shooting
From The42
# 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.