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BARRY’S OLD BATTLEGROUND BACK IN ACTION!

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24 Sep 2015 Comments Off on BARRY’S OLD BATTLEGROUND BACK IN ACTION!
BARRY’S OLD BATTLEGROUND BACK IN ACTION!

It was standing room only when ‘Clones Cyclone’ Barry McGuigan paid a visit to Connons Community Centre on Tuesday evening to officially relaunch Wattlebridge Boxing Club. Barry has strong links to the club as it was the first one he attended when he commenced his amateur career. It was re-established in March after lying dormant for a number of years and its membership now includes children from both sides of the Border. The feel-good factor was high throughout the evening and cheers and applause rang out as the local hero and Honorary President of Wattlebridge ...

BARRY MCGUIGAN “CHUFFED TO BITS” AS HE OFFICIALLY OPENS PARK NAMED IN HIS HONOUR

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28 Feb 2015 Comments Off on BARRY MCGUIGAN “CHUFFED TO BITS” AS HE OFFICIALLY OPENS PARK NAMED IN HIS HONOUR
BARRY MCGUIGAN “CHUFFED TO BITS” AS HE OFFICIALLY OPENS  PARK NAMED IN HIS HONOUR

The ‘Clones Cyclone’ Barry McGuigan made a welcome return to his hometown on Friday last to officially open a park that had been   named in his honour. The Barry McGuigan Park, which cost almost €172,000, was completed in two phases. Funding was received from a number of sources – Cavan-Monaghan LEADER, Clones Town Council, Clones Community Forum and the East Border Region. “CHUFFED TO BITS”  A clearly humbled Barry described having the park named after him as amazing. “I didn’t realise the money nor the investment in this park, it’s pretty overwhelming that you gave that ...

BARRY MCGUIGAN FEATURED IN NEW BOOK ON IRELAND'S BOXING LEGENDS

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2 Nov 2012 Comments Off on BARRY MCGUIGAN FEATURED IN NEW BOOK ON IRELAND'S BOXING LEGENDS

The Clones Cyclone, Barry McGuigan, has his colourful and high-achieving ring career featured in a new volume chronicling the exploits of Ireland’s greatest pugilists from the origins of the sport up until the Olympic heroes of the present day. The former World Featherweight Champion, now a respected pundit on the sport and a popular broadcasting personality, is just one of the many sporting greats featured in “Ringside with the Celtic Warriors – Tales of Ireland’s Boxing Legends”. Published by Currach Press and penned by well-known boxing writer and ...