Billy Walsh announces he is bowing out of the Irish ring

David McWilliams looks back on the boxing legend and the David and Goliath story of Irish boxing

Irish boxing has lost Billy Walsh, the key man in the success of the Irish boxing team over the past ten years.

The story of Irish boxing is something akin to David and Goliath. It’s such a brilliant tale, and in the context of the economic recovery, it is a salutary lesson for every small business. So let’s tell the story.

Did you know that the Irish boxing team is, per capita, the ...