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#OTD in 1961 – Birth in Clones, Co Monaghan of Barry McGuigan, ‘The Clones Cyclone’, world featherweight boxing champion (WBA) 1985-86.

Irish boxing legend, Barry McGuigan, is born in Clones, Co Monaghan. McGuigan’s dad, Pat McGeegan was famous in his own right as a very popular singer in Ireland who represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1968. 53 more words

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First watercolours of 2018

Nobody’s at all interested but here’s some new watercolours.



Our Father had a grand design, Your life and mine to intertwine.

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Carl Frampton splits from Cyclone Promotions

Carl Frampton has confirmed on Monday afternoon that he has left Cyclone Promotions in a statement he announces on his twitter “I can confirm that I have parted company with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions. 279 more words

The Return of 'The Jackal'

The former unified Super-Bantamweight champion and Featherweight champion, Carl ‘The Jackal’ Frampton returns to the ring this Saturday where he faces Mexican, Andres Gutierrez (35-1-1). 229 more words

Someone's 0 has got to go

This weekend one of the most highly anticipated domestic Super Lightweight bouts take place at Glasgow’s Braehead arena, when Josh Taylor meets Ohara Davies. 

Both men come into the fight with perfect records, with Taylor 9-0 and Davies 15-0. 210 more words