Dick Hearns, Mayo's most loved athlete

Terry Reilly's tribute to Dick Hearns published in "Western People" Wednesday 8th September 1993

 

                                                            

Terry Reilly remembers his heroes while growing up in Ballina

 

Dick Hearns in his heyday as a boxer

Sporting record of Dick Hearns displayed inside Dick Hearns Centre, Ballina, Co. Mayo

 

The Dick Hearns Perpetual Trophy, presented to Ballina Boxing Club by Vince and Mona Hearns

This trophy is an annual award for Club Person of the Year