Wexford boxing star Niall Kennedy received a notable award at the weekend…
Professional Wexford boxer Niall Kennedy received an award for his efforts throughout the pandemic.
The Garda, based in Wicklow, received a ‘Hero of the week’ award from the WBC.
In an Instagram post, the boxer, who turned 36 yesterday, thanked his coach Paschal Collins and boxing promoter Lou DiBella for nominating him for the award:
“A very proud weekend, I received this award from the WBC having been nominated by my manager and trainer Paschal Collins and more to my surprise, the legendary promoter Lou DiBella.”
“And then I wake up this morning to my little man singing happy birthday – makes my 21st all the more special!”
The certificate, signed by WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman, says, ‘Thank you for keeping the world safe’