An Irishman Abroad

Andy Lee (Returns) Plus Bonus John C. Reilly: Episode 272

December 1, 2018
This week, former middleweight champion of the world, Andy Lee, makes his return to Irishman Abroad for a cracking conversation about the incredible rollercoaster that has been his career since his last appearance on the show 5 years ago.
With incredible honesty, Andy speaks about the importance of asking himself the tough questions throughout his life (3:00), knowing that his relationship with his wife was strong enough to survive his difficult career path (23:00) and why he believes there has to be work done on both sides in order for there to be an improved perception of travellers in Ireland (28:00).
From what pay deal he would accept to fight John Duddy (55:00), his thoughts on the modern phenomenon of 'celebrity boxing' (58:00) and much more, this is a fascinating insight into the life and career of one of Ireland's true sporting icons.
The episode also includes a sneak preview of a conversation Jarlath recorded with John C Reilly in the American Ambassador’s Residence. 

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