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FAQs for KT: 6 things we now know about Katie Taylor thanks to this interview

Beyonce, chocolate and the sports star she wants to marry.

HAVE YOU — LIKE us — been sitting around asking yourself what’s on Katie Taylor’s iPod? What her cheat meal is? Which sport star has her setting the Sky+?  Well… we got this.

The Olympic champion is currently promoting two fights she has in Dublin and Castlebar respectively this week. And thanks to this Q and A, our questions have been answered.

1. Sonia O’Sullivan was her idol growing up

Pic: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Ours was Ultimate Warrior but good choice.

2. But Roger Federer seems to be her main hang these days

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‘I want to marry him some day’ the Bray native admits with a blush. Don’t get that one ourselves; we’re more Nadal fans.

3. Chinese and chocolate is her cheat meal

We’ve mixed Taytos and Dairy Milk at the cinema the odd time but this is a new combo on us.

4. She’s reading a Christian book we’ve never heard of at the moment

‘Face to Face with God’ it’s called.

5. She’ll watch anything with Daniel Day Lewis in it

‘My boy! I’ve abandoned my boy!’

6. She’s got eclectic taste in music

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You’ll find ‘Beyonce to David Gray to Bob Marley’ on her playlist in the gym.

Check out the full interview below – it’s worth watching along for the 30-yard cracker she scores for the Irish women’s soccer team.

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