Call for boxer Michael Conlan suspension over ring walk song ‘glorifying terrorism’ BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A young Co Fermanagh woman whose family was devastated by IRA violence has called for Belfast boxer Michael Conlan to be held accountable for “glorifying terrorism” during a St Patrick’s Day bout. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/call-for-boxer-michael-conlan-suspension-over-ring-walk-song-glorifying-terrorism-37932250.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37932249.ece/a6f37/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-03-20_new_48879513_I1.JPG Email A young Co Fermanagh woman whose family was devastated by IRA violence has called for Belfast boxer Michael Conlan to be held accountable for “glorifying terrorism” during a St Patrick’s Day bout. Zara Ferguson (20) from Enniskillen wasn’t born when her uncle Alan Ferguson (23) was murdered on June 25, 1978, the night of the World Cup Final. “My grandparents lost a son just a few miles from their house and my dad and uncle lost a brother. I might not have been alive but it still affects me,” she told the Belfast Telegraph. “It’s not funny, it’s not cultural and it’s not acceptable to sing ‘Ooh ah up the ‘Ra’. “The IRA is a terrorist organisation. It was illegal then, it is illegal now.” Her uncle, a part-time member of the UDR, had been allowed to leave early from a border patrol to watch hosts Argentina play Holland in the showpiece…. Read full this story
- Denys Berinchyk is making waves before he even steps foot in the ring
- If WWE Superstars Came Out To Real Songs
- Michael Barrymore dramatically ended his marriage and came out as gay live on stage
- Michael Bloomberg’s Huge Campaign Is Too Big To Be Ignored
- Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign Is Huge. That’s The Point
- Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign Is Huge. That’s The Point.
- Trump invites Britain's 'Gypsy King' Tyson Fury to the White House after admitting to staying up late to watch him hand Deontay Wilder his first ever defeat to be crowned heavyweight champion of the world in Vegas thriller
- Trump, Iran, and Where ‘The Forever War’ Was Always Headed
- Designers Cosmo and Donato create Wilder’s fearsome masks covered in jewels that cost up to £60k in Los Angeles studio
- Tyson Fury licks Deontay Wilder’s BLOOD during fight shocking live TV viewers after brutal battle
Call for boxer Michael Conlan suspension over ring walk song 'glorifying terrorism' have 376 words, post on www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk at March 20, 2019. This is cached page on Europe Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.