Eamonn Magee

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‘The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee with Paul D. Gibson was announced as the eir sport Sports Book of the Year 2018 winner. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A book that was rejected by 13 different publishers – with many of them praising it to the hilt but passing on it nonetheless – has won the Eir Irish (...)

‘Between you and me and the post’ – Like sentry guards, Jack McCaffrey and umpire Tom O’Kane watch the ball squirm away from the goal, one of the few moments of danger for Dublin in a relatively straight-forward semi-final win over Galway. Photo: “A Season of Sundays 2018”/Sportsfile

The Best Tony 10 by Declan Lynch and Tony O’Reilly – Gill Books, €16.99 The story of Tony O’Reilly, the Carlow postmaster who stole €1.75m(...)

Eamonn Magee (L) pictured during a fight against Scotland’s Kevin Anderson in 2007. Photograph: William Cherry/Press Eye/Inpho

‘The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee’ - Paul Gibson’s book on the extraordinary life of the Belfast fighter - has been named joint-winner of the William Hil(...)

Eamonn Magee: “I’ve been beaten with baseball bats, I’ve had my throat slashed, I’ve been kidnapped and exiled out of the country. I’ve been shot twice, I’ve been in prison and my son’s just been stabbed to death.” Photo: Getty Images

“I’ve had a beautiful wee life,” Eamonn Magee says soon after he has opened the front door in his dressing gown and cracked open his first beer of the(...)

Eamonn Magee jnr (22), was stabbed to death in the Summerhill Park area of West Belfast as he went to check on a pizza delivery. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A man is to stand trial next year accused of the murder of Eamonn Magee jnr in west Belfast. Orhan Koca (34), a Turkish national of no fixed abode, (...)

Eamonn Magee jnr (22), was stabbed to death in the Summerhill Park area of West Belfast as he went to check on a pizza delivery in the early hours of Saturday morning. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A barman has been remanded in custody charged with murdering the son of a former boxing champion in Belfast at the weekend. There were angry scenes a(...)

Eamonn Magee celebrates his victory in the WBU Welterweight title fight against Jimmy Vincent in Cardiff in 2003. Photograph: John Gichigi/Getty Images

Former world boxing champion Eamonn Magee has been jailed for four months for assaulting a woman in a north Belfast flat.The judge told the 43-year-ol(...)