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Despite being operated on twice in three days, Olympic medallist John Joe Nevin has returned home on Wednesday April 9 to recuperate just four days after both his legs were broken in a vicious assault (April 5).
Successful Irish Olympic boxing coach Billy Walsh will headline a special charity seminar in aid of Alan Kerins Projects.
Westmeath County Council has confirmed it is to host a triumphal homecoming for both Mullingar Olympians - John Joe Nevin and Joseph Murphy - on Monday evening (August 13).
Olympic fever has gripped the country but Ireland is still in search of that elusive medal.
Mullingar is to formally say thank you to its “outstanding” Olympic ambassador John Joe Nevin this autumn after a unanimous vote at this week’s meeting of the town council.
Westmeath’s second-ever Olympian Martin Fagan (28) received a two-year ban from all competition this week after his prompt admission to doping offences.
“Mullingar will fight another year” was the message from mayor of Mullingar Peter Burke as he reflected on what 2012 might bring for the town. Cllr Burke called on businesses and the local community to work together to improve things for the town and help keep Mullingar in business.
Kilkenny hurler Michael Fennelly was one of eight Irish sport stars to win a Texaco Sportstars of the Year Award this year.
Kilkenny boxing stalwart Darren O’Neill stormed up the AIBA rankings to third in the world this week as he prepares for the final stretch towards a tilt at Olympic glory.
Kilkenny boxer Darren O’Neill has qualified for next year’s Olympic Games in London following another comprehensive victory at the World Championships in Azerbaijan.