Bernard is a retired Professional Boxer. He is a Former WBA Super Bantamweight World Champion and also a former European Super Bantamweight Champion. Since announcing his retirement in 2010, Bernard has been a regular face on our TV screens as a popular panellist on RTÉ Sport covering everything from Boxing, Soccer and GAA to Current Affairs.
He has become an advocate for the Irish language and set up Bród Club in 2012 which was an ambitious nationwide campaign that aimed to inspire 100,000 people to re-engage with the Irish language.
He also joined the Dublin Senior Football Team as the Sports Performance and Lifestyle Coach in 2013 and since then the team have won the All Ireland Senior Football Championships in 2013 and 2015.