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#Bernard Dunne

# bernard-dunne - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

'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.

# bernard-dunne - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'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.

# bernard-dunne - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'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.

# bernard-dunne - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Irish boxing row deepens as Central Council to hold talks today

There was another long statement issued last night.

# bernard-dunne - Friday 28 April, 2017

'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.

IABA's appointment of Bernard Dunne the 'perfect' call

Katie Taylor has backed the new High Performance director to thrive in the role.

# bernard-dunne - Thursday 27 April, 2017

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.

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.”

# bernard-dunne - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'Shit happens. It was my initial dream but dreams change' Knock Me Down This post contains videos

'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.

# bernard-dunne - Saturday 4 March, 2017

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.

# bernard-dunne - Monday 15 August, 2016

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.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 6 March, 2016

'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.

# bernard-dunne - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

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

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.

# bernard-dunne - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Where could McGregor vs. Mendes rank among the greatest Irish fights of all time?

McGregor headlines the UFC 189 in Las Vegas next weekend.

# bernard-dunne - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Having Bernard Dunne in our corner is good for Dubs, says Paul Flynn

The All-Ireland champions face Donegal at Croker on Sunday week.

# bernard-dunne - Saturday 5 July, 2014

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.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Merry Christmas, Rory! It's the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Merry Christmas, Rory! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Bernard Dunne, Serena Williams and Brian O’Driscoll.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Deary me, Bernard! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twitterati This post contains images

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.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Looking good, Rory! It's the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

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.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Give us a smile, Bernard! It's the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

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.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Play us a tune, Eamonn! It's the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

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.

# bernard-dunne - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

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.

# bernard-dunne - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

In Pics: Dublin take on the Blue Stars in football and hurling challenge Double The Fun This post contains images

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.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Hello ladies (and Bernard)! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

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.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Kindred spirits? It's the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Kindred spirits? It's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Bernard Dunne, David Walsh and Sonny Bill Williams.

# bernard-dunne - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

'A bit of Richie Kavanagh or something': John Joe's search for ring walk music Fight Club This post contains videos

'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.

# bernard-dunne - Saturday 4 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Tweet Sweeper: Georgia Salpa has a machine gun Twitterverse This post contains images

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?

# bernard-dunne - Friday 20 July, 2012

'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout Judgement Day This post contains videos

'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.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 10 June, 2012

S'up Bernard? It's the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

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.

# bernard-dunne - Thursday 10 May, 2012

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.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Drive safely Bernard! It's the sporting tweets of the week Twitterati This post contains images

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.

# bernard-dunne - Saturday 7 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you speak Irish on a regular basis? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

# bernard-dunne - Friday 6 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday 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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Get back on the capall - we should be proud to use the Irish language Opinion

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.

# bernard-dunne - Thursday 5 April, 2012

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

# bernard-dunne - Friday 10 February, 2012

Follow friday: It's Bernard Dunne FF This post contains images

Follow friday: It's Bernard Dunne

Every Friday we point you in the right direction for some of the most entertaining sportsmen and women on the Twitter.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 18 December, 2011

The sporting tweets of the week Twitterati This post contains images

The sporting tweets of the week

Eamon Fennell lives it large in Florida, Wayne Rooney shows off his new boots and Brian O’Driscoll reveals who he regards as the team to beat in the Heineken Cup this season.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 30 October, 2011

The sporting tweets of the week Twitterati This post contains images

The sporting tweets of the week

Find out what Bernard Dunne had to say about David Norris, the latest in the McIlroy-Westwood saga and the identity of the one footballer that finds Piers Morgan amusing rather than irritating.

# bernard-dunne - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Sporting tweets of the week Twitterati This post contains images

Sporting tweets of the week

Rory McIlroy flirts with disaster, Darran O’Sullivan dreams of dating a pop star and Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu sends a rare uncontroversial tweet.

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