# Bernard Dunne

Last year
# last stand
15 years after he smashed Irish hearts and bookies, Kiko Martinez is still swinging
Kiko Martinez fights Jordan Gill on the Katie Taylor undercard in London tonight.
# Change
Bernard Dunne confirmed as India's new high-performance director
Kellie Harrington emerged as an Olympic champion under his guidance and expressed her disappointment at the IABA’s failure to hold onto the Dubliner.
# Irish Boxing
'It's a disgrace. There's people's psychological welfare being affected by this'
Billy Walsh has backed Bernard Dunne in the wake of his departure as IABA high performance director.
# Irish Boxing
Bernard Dunne resigns as IABA’s high performance director
Dunne has been on extended leave from the role since the Tokyo Olympics.
All time
# 1s and 2s
'Where we see fit to create a box-off, there will definitely be box-offs' - Dunne
The IABA High Performance Director dismissed criticism after seven reigning champions missed November’s National Elite Championships.
# No-show for Joe
'We had one TV camera turn up at the airport to see him'
Bernard Dunne is disgusted with the lack of coverage given to World silver medalist Joe Ward.
# Warden
'The media is out of my control. I just worry about putting Irish boxing back to where it was'
Joe Ward believes he can deliver on Bernard Dunne’s ‘vision’ in his new role as Irish boxing captain.
# boxing row
Irish boxing row deepens as Central Council to hold talks today
There was another long statement issued last night.
# A new dawn
'My vision is achieving excellence and to inspire our athletes to seek it on a consistent basis'
Bernard Dunne is leaving his backroom role with All-Ireland champions Dublin to take over Irish boxing’s high performance unit.
# Support
IABA's appointment of Bernard Dunne the 'perfect' call
Katie Taylor has backed the new High Performance director to thrive in the role.
# been there dunne that
Dunne's vast experience and role with Jim Gavin's Dublin made him the 'perfect candidate'
The former world champion was today appointed as the IABA’s new high performance director.
# Ringside
IABA unveil Bernard Dunne as new high performance director
“My vision is to take the very best in the current system and match it with the very latest in high performance training.”
# knock me down
'Shit happens. It was my initial dream but dreams change'
Former world champion Bernard Dunne wanted to follow his father’s lead and compete at the Olympics, but instead turned pro before Athens 2004.
# Interview
Bernard Dunne on overcoming adversity, exciting times for Irish boxing and working with the Dubs
The former world champion assesses the current crop of fighters and opens up on the journey that has seen him become a success outside of the ring.
# skepticism
IABA clarify whereabouts of Michael O'Reilly in lead up to Rio Olympics
The Irish boxer was sent home from Brazil after failing a drugs test.
# Road to Rio
'I'd be positive we'll come home with a couple of medals in our back pocket'
Bernard Dunne is predicting a big summer for Team Ireland.
# wednesday
We'll Leave It There So: Johnson faces up to 10 years in jail, Euro Super League and all today's sport
Elsewhere, some good news for Joe Schmidt while Ulster’s Rory Scholes is on his way out of the province
# True Blue
From the ring to the dressing room: Bernard Dunne explains his role with Dublin GAA
The former world boxing champion has been part of the Dublin backroom team for three years.
# Fighting Irish
Where could McGregor vs. Mendes rank among the greatest Irish fights of all time?
McGregor headlines the UFC 189 in Las Vegas next weekend.
# Blue Blood
Having Bernard Dunne in our corner is good for Dubs, says Paul Flynn
The All-Ireland champions face Donegal at Croker on Sunday week.
# that was real life
Bernard Dunne's RTÉ documentary on Irish fighter Michael Gomez is essential listening
This stunning Documentary On One charts the rise of Gomez from a difficult upbringing through murder charges, drug addiction and inter-continental titles, to giving up mid-fight in the National Stadium.
# Twittersphere
Merry Christmas, Rory! It's the sporting tweets of the week
Also featuring Bernard Dunne, Serena Williams and Brian O’Driscoll.
# twitterati
Deary me, Bernard! It’s the sporting tweets of the week
Also featuring Brian O’Driscoll wishing Luke Fitgerald the best of luck ahead of the Leaving Cert results.
# Twittersphere
Looking good, Rory! It's the sporting tweets of the week
Also featuring James McClean colouring in his boots and Bernard Dunne reliving past glories.
# Twittersphere
Give us a smile, Bernard! It's the sporting tweets of the week
Also, Rory McIroy reacts to his new Nike commercial and Ross O’Carroll-Kelly brings you some important news on the Lance Armstrong saga.
# Twittersphere
Play us a tune, Eamonn! It's the sporting tweets of the week
Also featuring Bernard Brogan’s live tweet from his teammate’s wedding and Robbie Savage’s take on the Balotelli-Mancini bust-up.
# Champ
Bernard Dunne joins Dublin's backroom team
The former boxing champion will work under Jim Gavin as the side’s new performance and lifestyle coach.
# double the fun
In Pics: Dublin take on the Blue Stars in football and hurling challenge
The hurlers put on an exhibition but Jim Gavin’s side went to the wire.
# Twittersphere
Hello ladies (and Bernard)! It’s the sporting tweets of the week
Gary Lineker recalls Jimmy Hill’s sage advice, while Giuseppe Rossi does his bit for the Hurricane Sandy victims.
# Twittersphere
Kindred spirits? It's the sporting tweets of the week
Also featuring Bernard Dunne, David Walsh and Sonny Bill Williams.
# Fight Club
'A bit of Richie Kavanagh or something': John Joe's search for ring walk music
The Irish people can help Olympic silver medallist John Joe Nevin as he picks the music for his first professional boxing bout.
# twitterverse
Tweet Sweeper: Georgia Salpa has a machine gun
You’ve probably seen her wearing a bikini on Dublin’s Grafton Street, but have you ever seen her gun?
# judgement day
'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout
The man who stole the Clondalkin gaelgoir’s bantamweight boxing crown in 86 ghastly seconds will fight Carl Frampton in September.
# Twittersphere
S'up Bernard? It's the sporting tweets of the week
This week, Bernard Dunne discusses Mick Wallace, Fergus McFadden plays Jenga and Bernard Brogan hangs with Jedward.
# Double trouble
Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission
Disgruntled callers to Liveline want Bernard Dunne to carry the flame in June rather than the marathon-running pop twins.
# twitterati
Drive safely Bernard! It's the sporting tweets of the week
This week, Gary Neville explains his reaction to the Torres goal, Lee Westwood mocks Geoff Shreeves, and Bernard Brogan takes us for a ride.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you speak Irish on a regular basis?
Bernard Dunne is leading a nationwide drive getting people to use whatever Irish they still remember. Would you use yours?
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.
Column: Get back on the capall - we should be proud to use the Irish language
The plan is simple: we want to start a revolution and get 100,000 people to use their chuid gaeilge in their daily lives, write Bernard Dunne.
# Box Clever
Kenny Egan: "There will be a lot of girls out there looking for Katie's scalp"
Olympic silver medallist predicts tough qualifiers for Ireland’s great boxing hope at London 2012