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Barry McGuigan

Peter Batt

Barry McGuigan

fighting folk hero

by Peter Batt

  • 124 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Stanley Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McGuigan, Barry, -- 1961-,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- Ireland -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Batt and Norman Giller.
    ContributionsGiller, Norman.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(112)p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20985795M
    ISBN 100091634202
    OCLC/WorldCa12973619

      The daughter of boxing legend Barry McGuigan has died aged 33 after a 'brief but brave' battle with cancer, her family revealed today. Danika McGuigan, who worked as an actress, passed away in the. Barry McGuigan MBE is popular sports speaker, thanks to his career as an esteemed former boxer and promoter. Nicknamed as The Clones Cyclone, after his birthplace of Clones, Ireland, Barry was a well-loved boxer by both British and Irish fans, due to his likeable nature and neutrality during a time of tension. Equally as successful on the public speaking circuit as he .

    Barry McGuigan went on to build other successful careers as a sports commentator and a media columnist. He worked with the film producer Jim Sheridan and actor Daniel Day-Lewis on the movie The Boxer. McGuigan’s popularity transcended the sport of boxing and his fights became family occasions, uniting people across sectarian and religious divides during a troubled time in the country’s political history:; fans chanted “Leave the fighting to McGuigan.” A Catholic, Barry married his Protestant childhood sweetheart, Sandra Mealiff in

      A Catholic, Barry married his Protestant childhood sweetheart, Sandra in An Irishman, he fought for the British title, wearing boxing shorts in the colours of the United Nation's Flag of Peace - and in place of a national anthem his musician father, Pat McGuigan would often sing a heartfelt rendition of 'Danny Boy' before a : Ebury Publishing.   McGuigan instantly became a national hero and later that year, he was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Barry retired from boxing in and currently works as a boxing commentator for ITV.


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Barry McGuigan's book is superb. For me he was the greatest fighter of his generation and this book has confirmed that. The highlights of his career are well remembered but it is perhaps the personal strength and humility of the man that is his greatest gift/5(42). Barry McGuigan, nicknamed The Clones Cyclone, is a former world featherweight champion boxer who was voted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in He currently enjoys a successful career as a sports commentator, writer, and motivational speaker, and continues his involvement in the boxing world as president and Cited by: 1.

McGuigan’s popularity transcended the sport of boxing and his fights became family occasions, uniting people across sectarian and religious divides during a troubled time in the country’s political history.

A Catholic, Barry married his Protestant childhood sweetheart, Sandra Mealiff in. Barry McGuigan, nicknamed The Clones Cyclone, is a former world featherweight champion boxer who was voted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in He currently enjoys a successful career as a sports commentator, writer, and motivational speaker, and continues his involvement in the boxing world as president and /5(33).

On a hot summer's night, in Junein one of the most emotionally charged fights of all time, Barry McGuigan beat Eusebio Pedroza to become the featherweight champion of the world. An epic battle that lasted a full 15 rounds, Barry McGuigan book remains one of sport's greatest moments - watched by 27, Pages:   Cyclone book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Irish legend of the ring and former world Barry McGuigan book champion tells h /5. --Daniel Day Lewis, "Barry McGuigan was one of the best fighters of his generation, he had fanatical support. Barry's a great ambassador for the sport of boxing." --Sugar Ray Leonard, "At a dark hour in Ireland, Barry McGuigan's spirit shone a light towards peace.

Barry's not only a champion, he's a hero." --Bono. BBC agrees to pay damages to Barney Eastwood Sat, Jul 1,Bookmaker Mr Barney Eastwood is to get libel damages over remarks by Mr Barry McGuigan, the. The book goes behind the image of the genial and polite former fighter with the microphone.

Simply put `Cyclone: My Story' is a must read not only for McGuigan fans (and that includes non-boxing people) but anyone who wants to read a truthful warts and all autobiography. Boxing has an engaging and highly knowledgeable ambassador in him/5(33). item 5 Barry McGuigan: The Untold Story by Mullan, Harry Hardback Book The Fast Free - Barry McGuigan: The Untold Story by Mullan, Harry Hardback Book The Fast Free.

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Barry McGuigan's daughter Danika has passed away at the age of 33 after a battle with cancer. The actress beat the disease when he was a teenager but succumbed to the illness in the early hours of.

Explore books by Barry McGuigan with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Barry McGuigan is a former professional boxer and World Featherweight Champion.

Born inBarry showed great potential as an amateur boxer & represented Ireland in the Olympics. However, his greatest moment as an amateur came two years prior to the Olympics when he won Gold at the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton. Barry McGuigan is a former world featherweight champion boxer.

He currently enjoys a successful career as a sports commentator and writer and motivational speaker. He continues his involvement in the boxing world as president and founder of the Professional Boxing Association and as a boxing promoter and trainer, who has coached his youngest.

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Barry’s latest TV project is as Northern Ireland’s team mentor “Ultimate Sports Day” which starts at the end of January on CBBC. Engaging and intelligent, McGuigan’s heritage and incredible career during the most difficult of circumstances make him a renowned and much sought after dinner speaker.

Biography. McGuigan was born in to Barry McGuigan, a former world champion boxer and his wife Sandra McGuigan. She appeared in several films and TV shows, including The Secret Scripture () alongside Rooney Mara and Jack Reynor. Her last film was Cathy Brady's Wildfire.

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