Celebrating the 100 Yr Anniversary
Click here to hear Kevin's interview with Ireland's most popular sports radio show "Off the Ball" on Newstalk 106-108 FM. It was recorded in March 2012.
Click here to hear Kevin and Helen Applegarth (Achill Tourism Manager) interviewed by Sean Moncrieff. Sean hosts a nationally syndicated show on Newstalk radio. It was recorded live from the Knockranny House Hotel in Westport, Ireland on June 8, 2012.
On February 22, 1912, Johnny became the World's Featherweight Champion by defeating Abe Attell.
Several groups in the Cleveland, Ohio area as well as groups in Ireland organized activities to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of Johnny winning the title. See pictures below. Events that occurred include:
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