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#IABA

# iaba - Friday 13 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho suing promoters and medical staff behind event High Court

Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho suing promoters and medical staff behind event

Carvalho died two days after losing consciousness in the aftermath of a bout at the National Stadium in Dublin in April 2016.

# iaba - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

'It's a world final for me': Broadhurst-Harrington a fitting national decider as boxing returns to RTÉ

Amy Broadhurst and Kellie Harrington will square off in a potential barnburner on a massive night at the National Stadium.

# iaba - 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.

# iaba - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story Lilywhite Lightning

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story

Eric Donovan never achieved his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following his journey towards redemption.

# iaba - Friday 25 August, 2017

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story

Eric Donovan never achieved his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following his journey towards redemption.

# iaba - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'I've had friends who are locked up and stuff. Sometimes you might feel like 'I'm the lucky one' Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

'I've had friends who are locked up and stuff. Sometimes you might feel like 'I'm the lucky one'

Eric ‘Lilywhite Lightning’ Donovan admits he ‘fell off the wagon a few times’, but will fight for his first title next month.

# iaba - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

'Before I knew it, I was in the dressing room with my head in my hands, and it's all over' Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

'Before I knew it, I was in the dressing room with my head in my hands, and it's all over'

Eric Donovan never reached his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following him on the next step of his journey.

# iaba - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Dean Gardiner makes shock announcement that he's qualified for World Championships

Clonmel’s Dean Gardiner will fight in the World Championships despite his early exit at last month’s Europeans.

# iaba - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Enough is enough' - Irish boxing row escalates ahead of crunch meeting

'Enough is enough' - Irish boxing row escalates ahead of crunch meeting

IABA bosses will meet tomorrow.

# iaba - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Irish boxing row deepens as Central Council to hold talks today

There was another long statement issued last night.

# iaba - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat

“Significant issues of concern” remain at the IABA.

# iaba - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Sport Ireland chief makes funding warning amid Irish boxing row

John Treacy has called on the Irish Amateur Boxing Association to resolve its problems swiftly.

# iaba - 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.

# iaba - 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.”

# iaba - 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.

# iaba - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

# iaba - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'In Ireland, there were roadblocks put in my way. Here, they really want you to be successful' Interview This post contains videos

'In Ireland, there were roadblocks put in my way. Here, they really want you to be successful'

Irish boxing coach Billy Walsh chats to The42 about his rollercoaster year with Team USA.

# iaba - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Billy Walsh named world coach of the year after guiding US to Olympic glory

The Team USA coach helped the country win three medals at the Olympics.

# iaba - Friday 18 November, 2016

'I fell out of love with the sport over the last few years'

Katie Taylor talked about “the lowest point of my career” and her new life as a pro on the Late Late Show tonight.

# iaba - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Michael Conlan suggests Ireland are being punished for former judge's Guardian revelations

The Belfast native admitted to being nervous about dubious judging ahead of his fights.

# iaba - Monday 15 August, 2016

'I think we hit a homerun with Billy' - Walsh's influence already felt in US boxing

The coach previously left his role in Irish boxing in acrimonious fashion.

# iaba - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games Olympic Games

"It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games

Michael O’Reilly is due back in Ireland by Friday after he was sent home from the Olympics.

# iaba - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Want to see Ireland's boxers one last time before Rio? Tomorrow's your chance

Team Ireland face Russia as a warm-up for the Olympics

# iaba - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Kellie Harrington secures AT LEAST a bronze medal with quarter-final win at World Champs

Katie Taylor is the only other Irish woman to have won a World Championship medal.

# iaba - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Billy Walsh sets USA on their way as all three of his team are fancied to qualify for Rio

Lightweight Mikaela Mayer has emerged as a credible Olympic rival to Katie Taylor, while old foe Adriana Araujo will represent the host country.

# iaba - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

All eyes on Rio as Ireland boxing coach lays out plan for Olympic medals

Zaur Antia is keeping his boxers busy ahead of European qualifier.

# iaba - Monday 28 December, 2015

From Conlan and Taylor's triumphs to Walsh's departure -- Irish boxing in 2015

IABA President Pat Ryan chats to The42 about an eventful 12 months for the sport.

# iaba - Saturday 19 December, 2015

'I should have been a brain surgeon but I didn’t have time to study' - Billy Walsh

An extract from Sean McGoldrick’s book, Punching Above Their Weight: The Irish Olympic Boxing Story.

# iaba - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Katie Taylor managing hand injury ahead of first-ever Irish title fight

The Bray woman is set to take on Clonmel’s Shauna O’Keeffe at the National Stadium.

# iaba - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

'I was gutted to leave my baby, but I went away with a bit of life about me and destroyed the guy'

Ireland’s world champion boxer gave his thoughts at the Web Summit in Dublin yesterday.

# iaba - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

'Nobody wanted Billy to leave' IABA tells Oireachtas committee

The boxing chiefs were answering questions about the Billy Walsh saga today.

# iaba - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Billy Walsh: 'I could not work for someone who clearly did not want me'

The fallout continues and is set to rumble on further.

# iaba - Friday 23 October, 2015

Fallout from Billy Walsh resignation continues as Sports Council respond to 'unclear' IABA statement

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association had their say this morning.

IABA finally break silence on Billy Walsh, insist they are 'shocked' over his departure

After avoiding media all week, the IABA released a lengthy statement this morning.

# iaba - Thursday 22 October, 2015

The pictures that no Irish sports fan wanted to see this morning

No late u-turn as boxing coach Billy Walsh leaves for America.

# iaba - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Reebok's 'insensitive' UFC Ireland shirt, IABA in hot water and all today's sport

Meanwhile, the PFAI have confirmed that a footballer has been charged with an anti-doping violation.

# iaba - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Irish Sports Council threaten to review IABA funding after Walsh controversy

“What was so unacceptable about the agreement of 22 August was that it was never put to the board.”

'It is clearly a ridiculous situation': Treacy slams IABA for backing out of deal to keep Walsh

Sports Council chief executive says IABA failure “beggars belief.”

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