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# brendan-irvine - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

'I can't even describe it, really, the sh** I've been dealt over the past year and a half'

Brendan Irvine sheds light on his fightback, Kevin McManamon’s quick thinking in London, and John Conlan being a dark horse on Call of Duty.

# brendan-irvine - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Medal prospect Irvine a late withdrawal from Ireland's European Games squad

The boxer has pulled out through injury, while Joe Ward will not compete after recently signing a pro deal.

# brendan-irvine - Monday 28 August, 2017

Eyeing history, Joe Ward is the last Irishman to fly the flag at the Worlds

He booked his quarter final spot with ease, while Brendan Irvine and Dean Gardiner both bowed out.

# brendan-irvine - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'For years when I was younger, I never got away on a trip. I was thinking, 'why am I doing this?''

Brendan Irvine had his funding halved after a disastrous Rio 2016 for Irish boxing. A year later, he’s eyeing his second major international medal of the summer.

# brendan-irvine - Friday 23 June, 2017

Ward books his place in third European Championships final, Irvine and Walker win bronze

The Moate man will be looking to add to his gold medals from 2011 and 2015 in Kharkiv tomorrow.

# brendan-irvine - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Three's a charm: Ward, Irvine and Walker secure medals at European Championships

There was disappointment elsewhere, however, as Sean McComb was beaten.

# brendan-irvine - Monday 19 June, 2017

Ireland's Sean McComb secures stunning upset over world number one at Europeans

There was also good news today for Belfast flyweight Brendan Irvine.

# brendan-irvine - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I was thinking 'what do I have back home?'': 20-year-old Irvine on turning down pro chance in New York

The Belfast boxer seriously considered moving into the pro ranks whilst visiting family in America before Christmas.

# brendan-irvine - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Belfast's Brendan Irvine becomes fifth Irish boxer to exit Rio 2016

The 20-year-old boxer was comprehensively beaten by his opponent from Uzbekistan.

# brendan-irvine - Saturday 16 April, 2016

19-year-old Brendan Irvine becomes the 5th Irish boxer to qualify for Rio

The Belfast-born fighter fought back after a difficult start in his box-off this afternoon.

# brendan-irvine - Friday 8 April, 2016

'It was bad but what can you do?': Boxer's Olympic dream not affected by car crash

Belfast teen Brendan Irvine is hoping to book his Olympic spot as the European Qualifiers get underway.

# brendan-irvine - Friday 9 October, 2015

Michael O'Reilly completes great day for Ireland at World Championships

Irish team captain Michael Conlan and teenager Brendan Irvine also recorded wins.

# brendan-irvine - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Mixed fortunes for Ireland's boxers as the World Championships begin in Qatar

Irvine and O’Reilly march on in pursuit of medals.

Ireland's boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs

Billy Walsh has brought a seven-strong team to Doha for the AIBA World Championships, which begin today.

# brendan-irvine - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Billy Walsh delays talks on his future as Team Ireland tune up for Worlds in Italy

Seán McComb and Brendan Irvine have shaken off knocks, while Michael Conlan is team captain for Doha campaign.

# brendan-irvine - Monday 29 June, 2015

Ireland's triumphant boxers given a hero's welcome home

Badminton Men’s and Mixed Doubles bronze medal winners Sam Magee, Chloe Magee and Joshua Magee also arrived back in Dublin today.

# brendan-irvine - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Medal alert! 19-year-old Irvine secures boxing silver as badminton pair add to Ireland's tally

It’s been a good day for Team Ireland in Baku.

# brendan-irvine - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

19-year-old Irvine battles his way into gold medal bout in Baku

Irvine is guaranteed a silver, but will have his eye on a different colour in tomorrow’s final.

# brendan-irvine - Monday 22 June, 2015

Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland's first medal at European Games

It wasn’t all good news for the Irish boxers today as Dean Gardiner and Ceira Smith both lost their bouts.