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Never Knocked Down

Sean Mannion is a boxer from Connemara who has been compared to Muhammad Ali - So, how did this quiet humble hero from the West of Ireland blaze a trail to a World Title shot in Madison Square Gardens in 1984? ...

Documentary Maker: Maeve Higgins

Maeve Higgins is a comedian and writer from Cobh. She starred in RTE's Naked Camera and went on to make her own series for RTE with her sister Lilly called 'Fancy Vittles'. It was a cult hit!


Maeve writes a weekly column for The Irish Times. Her first book, a collection of essays entitled 'We have a good time...don't we?' was published by Hachette in 2012 and she was nominated for Best Newcomer in The Irish Book Awards.


Maeve produced and presented 'Amusing Notes', a radio series exploring the link between comedy and music in 2011.
She has part ownership of a very gentle Alsation.

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