Tuesday June 2, 2020

The knockout king

Brian Peters is a man with several irons in the fire, but his main passion is bringing championship boxing to Ireland

7th March, 2009

Meet Brian Peters. A man who carries a scruffy backpack, rather than a briefcase; prefers a dated mobile to an iPhone; and drives a nine-year-old Volvo estate when he could easily afford something much flashier.

Business card? Nope. Email? No, sir. Blackberry? Not a chance. Peters, who left school after his Inter Cert, is just not that type of guy.

‘‘Would you believe I can’t even turn on a computer?” the Meathman says, with what...

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