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Carlow Boxing Club

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Ticket for Boxing Tournament on Friday 9th September 1938 held in the Town Hall, Carlow.
Admission: Ringside Seat 3/-
Source: eBay seller.

Staplestown Road c.1940

BOXING CLUB
Front Row L to R: Johnny Cummins, Kevin Hayden, Murt Brien, Paudge Ryan, Paddy Pender, Tom McEvoy.
Middle: Con Carroll, Jimmy Dunne, Pat Corcoran, Pierce Prendergast, Joe 'Jugger' Brennan, Jim Kearns, Ambrose Hynes, Mick Connolly.
Back Row: Stephen Kavanagh, Ned Haughney, Johnnie Harding, Sean Prendergast, George Hyland, Tony Fenelon, Seamus Walshe.

Image courtesy of Liam Hayden


Boxing club up and running in Graiguecullen

Carlow Boxing Club is up and running in St. Fiacc’s Hall where husband and wife team Dermot and Mary Lawlor run the show.

They were formerly in Paulstown where they produced several provincial and national champions including their own sons Keith and Dermot, and later moved to Bagenalstown.

Mary was the Ireland's first ever female boxing referee.

Source: Nationalist Archives October 08, 2003


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