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Legends of Irish boxing

Barry Flynn

Legends of Irish boxing

stories seldom told

by Barry Flynn

  • 182 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Appletree in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boxers (Sports) -- Ireland -- Biography.,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- Ireland -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarry Flynn.
    GenreBiography., Pictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1131 .F69 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16487570M
    ISBN 101847580491
    ISBN 109781847580498
    LC Control Number2007531680

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      Jack Dempsey () – Though he was only partly of Irish descent, famed boxer Jack Dempsey was one of the most significant Irish-American figures of the early s, not just in the sport of boxing, but in culture at large. Nabbing two titles in light heavyweight and heavyweight classes, Dempsey was best-known for his aggressive fighting.   The hopes of the Irish nation rested on the shoulders of a year-old, who, they hoped, would become the country’s first British heavyweight boxing champ. The fight was a shambles.

    Bare Knuckle Boxing Champions of the 19th Century Jem Belcher ( – ) – The first champion of the 19th century was a talented young fighter called Jem Belcher. Grandson of the infamous Jack Slack, Belcher held the title for three years before being forced to retire after losing sight in . Tír Na nÓg - The legend of Oisín, Niamh and land of eternal youth One of the world's most famous Irish legends, the tale of Tír Na nÓg, a paradise and supernatural realm of everlasting youth.


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