On Tuesday (April 3, 2012) the Acclaimed Professional Boxer Micky Ward dined at Playwright Celtic Pub & Restaurant early afternoon with 3 of his friends. They were stopping in from Massachusetts for just a couple of days to dine at Playwright Celtic Pub and to see Cirque du Soleil at Madison Square Garden later that night. He was extremely friendly and had no problems when customers came by to shake his hand.
Micky Ward (born October 4, 1965), nicknamed Irish, is a retired American junior welterweight professional boxer and a former WBU champion from Lowell, Massachusetts. He is widely known as the protagonist in the 2010 feature film based on his career titled The Fighter, in which he is portrayed by Mark Wahlberg, and culminating with his title bout against Shea Neary.