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Boxer Darren to ’phone gran first if he gets medal

WHO would you telephone first if you were a winner at the Olympic Games?

WHO would you telephone first if you were a winner at the Olympic Games?

Ireland’s boxing team captain, Darren O’Neill from Paulstown will phone his grandmother first if he manages to finish amongst the medals in London. The Kilkenny fighter, who will be representing Ireland in the middleweight (75 kgs) division, told Three he would call his gran just before heading off to the Olympic village.

His immediate family will be in London to offer their support, but Darren will keep in touch with the fans back home.

Three are the only network to offer ‘All You Can Eat’ data, which basically means people can surf the net and use as much data as they like without being charged. Three’s ‘All You Can Eat’ data plan will allow smartphone users who download the ‘London 2012’ and ‘Eurosport’ apps to keep abreast of all the action taking place in London with no added costs.

With just two days left until the ’Games begin, Darren was asked a few questions about how he uses his mobile ’phone, including what his favourite app is and what music he’s listening to at the moment. Here’s what the Olympic hopeful had to say:

Q.1 What mobile do you have?

Samsung Galaxy S

Q.2 What’s your favourite app?

Twitter - I won’t be tweeting throughout the games because I want to focus on my performance but you can follow me @darrenoneil. I really appreciate all the support.

Q.3 Who was your last dialled?

My dad ,Ollie

Q.4 Are you a texter or a talker?

I’m a texter generally but talker with close friends & family

Q.5 What music are you listening to on your phone right now?

I don’t have a set list. I listen to whatever is popular mostly. At the moment I’m listening to some Kanye West, Fun, Gym Class Heros, Train and The National.

Q.6 Do you have any famous names in your address book?

Depends on your definition of famous! There are a few well known boxers and media personalities I’ve met through the sport. There’s a few well known GAA players too. No Rihanna or Emma Stone yet unfortunately!

Q.7 If you win a medal who will be the first person you’ll call?

Most of my family will be in London already but I would think my nan would be first up for a call. She looked after me when I was young and she’ll be watching at home.

Darren’s interview with Three will appear in the company’s latest ‘Discover Three’ magazine in all Three Stores from August 1.

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