Fighting Irishmen (Touring Exhibition)

Posted: Friday, 01 May 2009

Fighting Irishmen is looking for venues. On show at the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh from May-November 2009, the exhibition looks at boxing and Irish emigration. Produced for the Irish Arts Center in New York, it is an eclectic collection of boxing related objects including robes, gloves, boxing bags, prints, photographs, paintings, films and other items. This exhibition offers a unique glimpse at the role prizefighting played in the history of Irish America. See their poster for details, also on their website at To book the exhibition for your venue contact Mr Turlough McConnell in the US at +1-917-873-6623 or by email at