Ireland: Liam Neeson steps down from Ballymena boxing club amid abortion row

05 December, 2016 01:00, Irish News

LIAM Neeson has stood down as president of his childhood boxing club amid reports of a disagreement over his support for changes to abortion laws.

The Hollywood actor was head of All Saints Amateur Boxing Club in his home town of Ballymena, where he trained from the age of nine.

It is understood Neeson left his role after narrating a campaign video calling for a repeal of the Irish constitution's eighth amendment.

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Source: Irish News