Mike Farrell

Middleweight Champion of Canada

First World War veterans 1921 were tenants of gym until club got premises in 1964. Third from left middle row is Paddy Duffy who, along with wife Aggie, owned the small house next door, which the club obtained in 1987. Also in photo middle row second from right, is Peter Whelan, whose family have been involved in boxing in Loughrea since the start. Other boxing names in photo include Daniels, Shaughnessy and Barrett.
Vincent Finlay, trainer in old club in Mattie Keanes Egg Store 1918

Ned McNally, trainer of old club in the 1930's when it was in the
FCA. Ned's family have been involved in boxing to this present day.

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