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#IABA

# iaba - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From The42 Dublin boxer Niamh Fay crowned European Youth champion with gold medal in Bulgaria Boxing

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

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

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

From The42 'It's a world final for me': Broadhurst-Harrington a fitting national decider as boxing returns to RTÉ Baby Canelo

'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

From The42 'We had one TV camera turn up at the airport to see him' 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.

# iaba - Sunday 27 August, 2017

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

From The42 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

From The42 '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

From The42 '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

From The42 Dean Gardiner makes shock announcement that he's qualified for World Championships Tipp The Scales

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

From The42 '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

From The42 Irish boxing row deepens as Central Council to hold talks today Boxing Row

Irish boxing row deepens as Central Council to hold talks today

There was another long statement issued last night.

# iaba - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From The42 Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat Gloves Are Off

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat

“Significant issues of concern” remain at the IABA.

# iaba - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From The42 Sport Ireland chief makes funding warning amid Irish boxing row Argument

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

From The42 'My vision is achieving excellence and to inspire our athletes to seek it on a consistent basis' 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.

From The42 IABA's appointment of Bernard Dunne the 'perfect' call Support

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.

From The42 IABA unveil Bernard Dunne as 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.”

# iaba - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From The42 '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

From The42 Former professional boxers are now allowed compete with amateurs at the Irish National Championships Pros And Cons

# iaba - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From The42 '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

From The42 Billy Walsh named world coach of the year after guiding US to Olympic glory Accolade

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

From The42 'I fell out of love with the sport over the last few years' Looking Back

'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

From The42 Michael Conlan suggests Ireland are being punished for former judge's Guardian revelations Claim

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

From The42 'I think we hit a homerun with Billy' - Walsh's influence already felt in US boxing Making A Difference

'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

"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

From The42 Want to see Ireland's boxers one last time before Rio? Tomorrow's your chance Bon Voyage

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

From The42 Kellie Harrington secures AT LEAST a bronze medal with quarter-final win at World Champs Medal Mettle

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

From The42 Billy Walsh sets USA on their way as all three of his team are fancied to qualify for Rio American Dream

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

From The42 All eyes on Rio as Ireland boxing coach lays out plan for Olympic medals Road To Rio

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 The42 From Conlan and Taylor's triumphs to Walsh's departure -- Irish boxing in 2015 Looking Back

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

From The42 'I should have been a brain surgeon but I didn’t have time to study' - Billy Walsh Unlikely Heroes

'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

From The42 Katie Taylor managing hand injury ahead of first-ever Irish title fight HANDY FIGHTER

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

From The42 'I was gutted to leave my baby, but I went away with a bit of life about me and destroyed the guy' Inspiration

'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

From The42 'Nobody wanted Billy to leave' IABA tells Oireachtas committee Defence

'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

From The42 Billy Walsh: 'I could not work for someone who clearly did not want me' Statement

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

From The42 Fallout from Billy Walsh resignation continues as Sports Council respond to 'unclear' IABA statement Gloves Off

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

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association had their say this morning.

From The42 IABA finally break silence on Billy Walsh, insist they are 'shocked' over his departure Broken Silence

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

From The42 The pictures that no Irish sports fan wanted to see this morning Billy Walsh

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

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Reebok's 'insensitive' UFC Ireland shirt, IABA in hot water and all today's sport Wednesday

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

From The42 Irish Sports Council threaten to review IABA funding after Walsh controversy Development

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.”

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