Katie Taylor in action against Ida Lundblad of Sweden in the women’s lightweight quarter-finals at the European Games in Baku. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Fine Gael local election candidate Kenneth Egan meets Niall Reilly and his daughter Lily (1) while campaigning in Clondalkin, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

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Kenneth Egan, who won a silver medal for Ireland at the 2008 Olympics, is ‘in talks’ with Fine Gael about representing the party in the local elections in May. Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

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Jason Quigley and Joe Ward relaxing in their team hotel ahead of their semi-final bouts today. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho Jason Quigley and Joe Ward relaxing in their team hotel ahead of their semi-final bouts today. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

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Ireland’s  Tommy McCarthy is declared the winner over Canada’s Samir El-Mais during their men’s heavyweight  bout at the AIBA World  Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

The Belfast duo of Paddy Barnes and Tommy McCarthy came through their bouts at the 2013 AIBAWorld Boxing Championships in Kazakhstan on Friday, but th(...)

Joe Ward: the teenager is the light heavyweight European champion and ranked eighth in the world. Photograph: Inpho

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