September 19, 2020
News Sport

Frontline fighter: World Boxing Council names Wicklow Garda as ‘Hero of the World’

A Wicklow Garda and professional heavyweight boxer has been named one of the ‘Heroes of the World’ by the World Boxing Council.

The accolade was bestowed on Gorey-based Garda Niall ‘Basil’ Kennedy (pictured above in action) for his role as a frontline worker throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

A local Garda spokesperson said Garda Kennedy has also done “trogan work” for mental health awareness.

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