Jim Coffey, the Roscommon Giant
This acclaimed commemorative publication celebrates the life and boxing exploits of Jim Coffey who was one of Ireland’s greatest heavyweight boxers of yesteryear. Jim Coffey was born in Tully, Carrowbehy on the borders of Mayo and Roscommon between the towns of Ballyhaunis and Loughglynn. He immigrated to the United States of America to be become an internationally feted heavyweight boxer and star of a growing global Irish diaspora. A friend of Count John McCormack, Coffey returned to Ireland on his boxing retirement to his preferred farming lifestyle and continued to be an inspiration to aspiring boxers and sportspeople alike.
In memory of Jim Coffey World Heavyweight Boxer 1912-1921
Jim Coffey The Roscommon Giant
- Publisher: Jim Coffey Commemorative Committee
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