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Taylor and O’Driscoll are Ireland’s most admired athletes

Boxer Katie Taylor last week turned professional

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
6th November, 2016
Katie Taylor will make her pro debut in London next monthInpho

Boxer Katie Taylor – who last week turned professional – is Ireland’s most admired athlete according to a new survey.

Taylor and retired rugby star Brian O’Driscoll were tied in the top spot in a survey by sports research consultancy firm Onside Sports, with one in every five Irish adults choosing them as their most admired sports figure.

Last week, Taylor ended months of speculation over her future when she signed...

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