Ballina’s lasting legacy to boxer Dick Hearns

He played gaelic football with six counties, trained Sligo Rovers and Shelbourne League of Ireland teams and, during the 1930s, enjoyed prolific run of success in the boxing ring.

Dick Hearns sporting record is impressive by any standards.

His son Vince, presenter of Ocean FM’s Cois na Tine, chats with Austin O’Callaghan about how Dick’s hometown of Ballina is building a lasting legacy to a local sporting icon.