News & Events

November 23, 2014: At 8pm RTE 2 will air an hour long documentary about my 1996 fight with Christy Martin. It is widely known as the fight that put women’s boxing on the map.

November 7, 2014: Coming Soon as a Motion Picture: the second edition of My Call to the Ring is released by BookLocker.com.

March 22, 2014: From 10:30am to 11:30am, I will discuss my memoir My Call to the Ring and sign books at the North Regional Library, 5101 North University Avenue.

March 17, 2014: At 9pm Setanta Ireland will air an hour long documentary about my 1996 fight with Christy Martin. It is widely known as the fight that put women’s boxing on the map.

November 12, 2013: Rob Cawley with Screenworks Productions spent time in Lafayette, Louisiana doing research for a film about my life.

November 2, 2013: My memoir My Call to the Ring was featured at The 2013 Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where myself and co-author Darrelyn Saloom gave a book chat and signing.

August 13, 2013: Listen to my interview on Real Combat Media Boxing Radio Show episode #25

July 25, 2013: Loosehorse Productions of Ireland began filming a documentary about my 1996 fight with Christy Martin. It will premiere on Setanta in Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, 2014.

March 1, 2013: Myself and co-author Darrelyn Saloom did a book event at Garden District Book Shop in New Orleans.

December 16, 2012: Cheekay Brandon published an in-depth and lovely review for Boxing.com. Click here to read “Deirdre Gogarty’s Call to the Ring.”

December 14, 2012: Shelf Awareness describes My Call to the Ring as “absolutely captivating.” To read the full review, click here.

November 1, 2012: The Los Angeles Review published a review of My Call to the Ring. Click here and scroll down to read Joe Ponepinto’s piece.

November 1, 2012: Dan McDonald published an interview in the Independent. Click here to read “The Right Combination.”

September 26, 2012: I traveled to Ireland for a two-week book tour with co-author Darrelyn Saloom. For a summary in photographs, click here. I enjoyed visiting my friends and family. I even chatted with Mike Tyson in Limerick and worked out with Ireland’s Olympic gold medalist, Katie Taylor.

September 9, 2012: My Call to the Ring Launch Party at Hilton Lafayette. Join me and co-author Darrelyn Saloom for refreshments as we sign books from 1-4pm and celebrate the book’s #1 spot on Amazon’s boxing best-seller list:

August 19, 2012: Article in the Daily Mail’s Sunday edition. Click here to read.

August 14, 2012: Listen to my interview on RTE Radiohttp://bit.ly/MvnMPP 

August 12, 2012: Article in London’s The Sunday Times.

August 9, 2012: Interview on Ireland’s LMFM Radiohttp://www.glasnevinpublishing.com/news

August 8, 2012: My Call to the Ring: A Memoir of A Girl Who Yearns to Box released by Glasnevin Publishing.