A Dublin inner-city boxing club gets a new lease of life, with an influx of Russia-speaking youngsters. They are drawn to the club as news spreads that a former Ukrainian champion boxer is coaching there.
At a microscopic level, this piece shows the influence that the surge in immigration from former Russian states in the early/mid 2000s had an Irish society.
It was broadcast on RTÉ’s Nationwide programme, on the 7th June 2005.
Shot and Edited by Róisín O’Hara