Sixty years of boxing 1916 - 1976

history of the "noble art" in Omagh and surrounding areas.
  • 64 Pages
  • 2.52 MB
  • English
[s.n.] , [N.Ireland]
Statementby Jackie Mc Gale.
The Physical Object
Pagination64p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20882705M

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