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Dan 'Danno' O'Mahony

(also O'Mahoney)
Ballydehob 1912 - near Portlaoise 1950
Irish professional wrestler
James Mac Carthy

Ballydehob - Béal an Dá Chab /  Dan 'Danno' O'Mahony   Ballydehob - Béal an Dá Chab /  Dan 'Danno' O'Mahony


Bronze statue of O'Mahoney in the center of a wrestling ring.


heavy weight all in
wrestling champion
of the world 1935-1926

Born Derreenlomane, Ballydehob 1912.
Defeated the reigning world champion
Ed. Donjorge July 30th 1925.
Defended his title successfully 133 times.
He was champion weight lifter
and rated the strongest man
in the world.
Died as a result of a motor accident 1950.
Sculptor James MacCarthy

and two plaques with sponsors

Ballydehob - Béal an Dá Chab / Dan 'Danno' O'Mahony


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Item Code: ie191; Photograph: 16 June 2014
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