John Joe Nevin asks the Pubs of Mullingar to close during homecoming.
Olympic Boxer John Joe Nevin has asked the bars of Mullingar to close for his homecoming celebrations. This comes after a number of his Family were refused entry to a number of Pubs in Mullingar. It is also alleged that a number of other pubs closed down while the Nevin Boxing match was being televised. They also left another bar they had been drinking in after a member of staff was allegedly assaulted and Gardai were called.
Its sad to see this and it most be difficult for him hearing these stories. However is this the story of ignorance and discrimination on behalf of the publicans or is it a case of people engaging in outrageous behaviour and playing the racist card, i suspect the latter.
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