Muhammad Ali tracks down family of Irish ancestor Abe Grady

MUHAMMAD Ali was greeted with a roar to rival the Rumble in the Jungle when he took a few frail steps on the Turnpike Road yesterday, from where his great-grandfather Abe Grady set out for the New World almost 150 years ago. The former three times world heavyweight champion was welcomed like a returning prodigal son when he arrived in Ennis, Clare, and was made its first Freeman. Henceforth the Nation of Islam member is also Ali the Irishman.

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