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Athlone Boxing Club is celebrating one of its greatest achievements this week after Cheyanne O’Neill (17) took a silver medal at the inaugural European Youth Boxing Championships in Assisi, Italy at the weekend.
The RedBall Project has seen some interesting places over the past 13 years, bouncing from cities in the United States to a variety of countries across the world, taking in Abu Dhabi, Taipei, Perth, Sydney, Korea, and Barcelona, and now for the first time resting on Irish soil this summer.
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.
The pinnacle of his career is how Tuam native Neil Carney describes the recent announcement that he will play a major role in orchestrating the biggest sporting event on the planet — the 2012 London Olympics.
Taking advantage of the spin-off from the London Olympic Games of 2012 and next year’s Volvo Ocean Race should be uppermost in the minds of Galway businesses, according to the newly-elected president of Galway Chamber.
Maybe not a lot of people know it, certainly not a lot of my generation, but it’s a fact – when Louth won the All-Ireland football title in 1957, there were two Mayo men on the team. And the two of them – Dan O’Neill and Seamie O’Donnell – actually played the entire second-half at midfield together, after Seamie moved out there from the half-forward line. Together, they drove Louth forward in what was a titanic struggle and, with their help, the Wee County’s perseverance paid off. Sean Cunningham scored a late goal to help them overcome Cork in the final that saw Padraig Harrington’s father, Paddy (since passed away, RIP) lose his second All-Ireland final on the trot.