Dan Donnelly and the Kilkenny Connection

Eamonn Kiely As a young cadet on the Curragh of Kildare, I first learned of the bare knuckle boxer Dan Donnelly. There was a stone memorial to him at the lowest point of a natural amphitheatre in a place called Donnelly’s Hollow on the Athgarvan side of the Curragh. He had defeated the English boxing […]