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Leech Tishman to Sponsor the Fourth Pittsburgh Donnybrook
March 10, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
On Friday, March 10, Leech Tishman will sponsor the fourth Pittsburgh Donnybrook event.
Pittsburgh has a proud tradition of great Irish boxing. The Pittsburgh Donnybrook was first held in 2014 with Pittsburgh winning the prestigious Ambassador’s Cup. Drimnagh Boxing Club returned in 2015 and 2016 winning the prize on both occasions. Donnybrook 2023 will see Drimnagh back in Pittsburgh taking on the best of local athlete continuing the ties between our great city and Ireland
ABOUT DRIMNAGH BOXING CLUB:
Located in south Dublin city, Drimnagh Boxing Club have a proud tradition spearheaded by iconic Irish boxer Michael Carruth. Michael was the first boxer from Ireland to win an Olympic Gold Medal (Barcelona ’92), and is one of only four Irish athletes to ever win an Olympic Gold Medal. Since the Olympics, Michael has volunteered as a coach in the boxing club founded by his father, legendary Irish boxing coach Austin Carruth.
ABOUT THE IRELAND INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH:
The Ireland Institute of Pittsburgh’s mission is to promote mutual understanding of the Catholic and Protestant traditions in Northern Ireland and economic development throughout all of Ireland. The Institute fulfills its mission by providing quality programs in job training, economic development, leadership development, educational alliances and reconciliation. The Institute is a change-oriented organization that collaborates with industry, educational and government institutions in the development of all programs