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# iaba - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

'Where we see fit to create a box-off, there will definitely be box-offs' - Dunne
# 1s And 2s
# 1s And 2s

'Where we see fit to create a box-off, there will definitely be box-offs' - Dunne

Nov 27th 2019, 11:29 AM 5,098 Views 0 Comments

The IABA High Performance Director dismissed criticism after seven reigning champions missed November’s National Elite Championships.

# iaba - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Dublin boxer Niamh Fay crowned European Youth champion with gold medal in Bulgaria
# Boxing
# Boxing

Dublin boxer Niamh Fay crowned European Youth champion with gold medal in Bulgaria

Sep 10th 2019, 4:04 PM 2,543 Views 0 Comments

The Swords BC fighter secured Ireland’s fourth medal in Sofia on Tuesday.

# iaba - Friday 13 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 25,807 Views 0 Comments

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
# Baby Canelo
# Baby Canelo

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

Feb 20th 2018, 4:56 PM 5,048 Views 0 Comments

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'
# No-show For Joe
# No-show For Joe

'We had one TV camera turn up at the airport to see him'

Sep 6th 2017, 3:27 PM 64,153 Views 68 Comments

Bernard Dunne is disgusted with the lack of coverage given to World silver medalist Joe Ward.

# iaba - Sunday 27 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 27th 2017, 5:00 PM 7,691 Views 2 Comments

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
# Lilywhite Lightning

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

Aug 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,348 Views 9 Comments

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
# Lilywhite Lightning

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

Aug 24th 2017, 6:12 PM 9,726 Views 0 Comments

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
# Lilywhite Lightning

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 5:28 PM 8,566 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tipp The Scales
# Tipp The Scales

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

Jul 12th 2017, 5:42 PM 11,480 Views 0 Comments

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

Jun 13th 2017, 10:10 PM 5,864 Views 6 Comments

IABA bosses will meet tomorrow.

# iaba - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Irish boxing row deepens as Central Council to hold talks today
# Boxing Row
# Boxing Row

Irish boxing row deepens as Central Council to hold talks today

Jun 10th 2017, 11:01 AM 3,049 Views 1 Comment

There was another long statement issued last night.

# iaba - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat
# Gloves Are Off
# Gloves Are Off

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat

Jun 7th 2017, 12:48 PM 2,392 Views 5 Comments

“Significant issues of concern” remain at the IABA.

# iaba - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Sport Ireland chief makes funding warning amid Irish boxing row
# Argument
# Argument

Sport Ireland chief makes funding warning amid Irish boxing row

May 31st 2017, 12:00 PM 9,067 Views 8 Comments

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'
# A New Dawn
# A New Dawn

'My vision is achieving excellence and to inspire our athletes to seek it on a consistent basis'

Apr 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 2,695 Views 0 Comments

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
# Support
# Support

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

Apr 28th 2017, 6:00 AM 2,934 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Been There Dunne That
# Been There Dunne That

Dunne's vast experience and role with Jim Gavin's Dublin made him the 'perfect candidate'

Apr 27th 2017, 5:30 PM 5,357 Views 0 Comments

The former world champion was today appointed as the IABA’s new high performance director.

IABA unveil Bernard Dunne as new high performance director
# Ringside
# Ringside

IABA unveil Bernard Dunne as new high performance director

Apr 27th 2017, 11:48 AM 14,357 Views 24 Comments

“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
# Knock Me Down

'Shit happens. It was my initial dream but dreams change'

Mar 8th 2017, 4:03 PM 6,542 Views 1 Comment

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

Former professional boxers are now allowed compete with amateurs at the Irish National Championships
# Pros And Cons
# Pros And Cons

Former professional boxers are now allowed compete with amateurs at the Irish National Championships

Feb 1st 2017, 9:09 AM 2,752 Views 0 Comments

However, strict terms and conditions apply.

# iaba - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 5:18 PM 25,042 Views 11 Comments

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
# Accolade
# Accolade

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

Dec 21st 2016, 5:25 PM 24,351 Views 21 Comments

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'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

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

Nov 18th 2016, 11:06 PM 47,069 Views 37 Comments

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
# Claim
# Claim

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

Aug 18th 2016, 3:43 PM 38,610 Views 20 Comments

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
# Making A Difference
# Making A Difference

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

Aug 15th 2016, 7:02 PM 15,441 Views 16 Comments

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

# iaba - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 10th 2016, 9:43 AM 30,889 Views 43 Comments

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
# Bon Voyage
# Bon Voyage

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

Jun 30th 2016, 6:07 PM 2,177 Views 0 Comments

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
# Medal Mettle
# Medal Mettle

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

May 24th 2016, 10:50 AM 12,035 Views 8 Comments

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
# American Dream
# American Dream

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

Mar 17th 2016, 7:30 AM 5,434 Views 8 Comments

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
# Road To Rio
# Road To Rio

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

Mar 15th 2016, 9:38 PM 3,493 Views 1 Comment

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
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

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

Dec 28th 2015, 3:00 PM 6,960 Views 2 Comments

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
# Unlikely Heroes
# Unlikely Heroes

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

Dec 19th 2015, 7:00 PM 10,362 Views 4 Comments

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
# HANDY FIGHTER
# HANDY FIGHTER

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

Nov 24th 2015, 1:24 PM 4,592 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

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

Nov 4th 2015, 6:15 AM 5,398 Views 3 Comments

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
# Defence
# Defence

'Nobody wanted Billy to leave' IABA tells Oireachtas committee

Oct 28th 2015, 3:06 PM 10,569 Views 15 Comments

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'
# Statement
# Statement

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

Oct 24th 2015, 2:51 PM 22,871 Views 42 Comments

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
# Gloves Off
# Gloves Off

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

Oct 23rd 2015, 5:04 PM 4,778 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association had their say this morning.

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

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

Oct 23rd 2015, 11:42 AM 22,929 Views 45 Comments

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
# Billy Walsh
# Billy Walsh

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

Oct 22nd 2015, 9:28 AM 45,014 Views 58 Comments

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
# Wednesday
# Wednesday

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

Oct 21st 2015, 8:25 PM 21,364 Views 0 Comments

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

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