#OTD in 1964 – Birth of World Middleweight Boxing Champion, Steve Collins, in Cabra, Co Dublin.

Steve Collins is a former professional boxer, known as the “The Celtic Warrior”. He is the former WBO middleweight and super middleweight champion. Collins began his professional career in America, and lost two world title fights on points. It was not until Collins reached his 30’s that he fulfilled his potential. Having competed against the […]

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#OTD in 1964 – Birth of World Middleweight Boxing Champion, Steve Collins, in Cabra, Co Dublin.

Steve Collins is a former professional boxer, known as the “The Celtic Warrior”. He is the former WBO middleweight and super middleweight champion. Collins began his professional career in America, and lost two world title fights on points. It was not until Collins reached his 30’s that he fulfilled his potential. Having competed against the […]

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#OTD in 1873 – Birth of businessman and shipbuilder, Thomas Andrews, Jr. in Comber, Co Down.

Thomas Andrews Jr., 39, was born at Ardara House, Comber, Co Down on 7 February 1873, a son of the Right Hon. Thomas Andrews and Eliza Pirrie; he was also a nephew of Lord Pirrie, principal owner of Harland & Wolff. In 1884 Andrews entered the Royal Belfast Academical Institution, but at the age of […]

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#OTD in 1964 – Birth of World Middleweight Boxing Champion, Steve Collins, in Cabra, Co Dublin.

Steve Collins is a former professional boxer, known as the “The Celtic Warrior”. He is the former WBO middleweight and super middleweight champion. Collins began his professional career in America, and lost two world title fights on points. It was not until Collins reached his 30’s that he fulfilled his potential. Having competed against the […]

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1964 – Steve Collins, World Middleweight Boxing Champion, is born in Cabra, Dublin.

Steve Collins is a former professional boxer, known as the “The Celtic Warrior”. He is the former WBO middleweight and super middleweight champion. Collins began his professional career in America, and lost two world title fights on points. It was not until Collins reached his 30’s that he fulfilled his potential. Having competed against the […]

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1964 – Steve Collins, World Middleweight Boxing Champion, is born in Cabra, Co Dublin.

Stephen Collins, more commonly known as Steve Collins, is an Irish professional boxer. Known as “The Celtic Warrior”, Collins is the former WBO middleweight and super-middleweight champion. Collins began his professional career in America, and lost two world title fights on points. It was not until Collins reached his 30’s that he fulfilled his potential. […]

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Today in Irish History – 25th February:

1570 – Elizabeth I is excommunicated by Pope Pious V. 1852 – Death of Thomas Moore, popular poet and editor of Irish Melodies. 1891 – Edward “Ned” Daly, one of the leaders of the Easter Rising, is born in Limerick. 1921 – The IRA Cork Number One Brigade led by Dan “Sandow” O’Donovan at Coolavokig, […]

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