John Joe Nevin arriving at Mullingar District Court on Thursday. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Olympic silver medallist John Joe Nevin is facing a trial by judge and jury after he was charged yesterday with the offence of violent disorder. Nevin(...)

Katie Taylor celebrates her gold medal win in the European Games in Baku with her coaches Pete Taylor, Zaur Anita and Billy Walsh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Get Billy Walsh to prepare, prepare to succeed. If the last two weeks in Baku confirmed one thing it’s the increasingly reducing odds that as long as (...)

A drunken John Joe Nevin challenged a garda in a melee outside a pub by asking “do you know who I am?”, a court has heard.When the 25-year-old Olympic(...)

Judge Hughes said was noting John Joe Nevin’s non-appearance in court. Photograph: Inpho

Olympic boxing silver medallist, John Joe Nevin has been told by a judge that he will receive “no extra privileges” from his court.The Irish boxer, wh(...)

Katie Taylor at the OCI promotion  ‘100 Days to Go’ marking a countdown the European Games. “It’s a huge occasion and I think that in years to come it will be massive for European athletes.” Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Like an oversized hatchling, the European Games will, this summer, heave its competitors aside for elbow room. After that it will start to grow. That(...)

Darren O’Neill: “That lad I’m fighting Friday night is very, very big for a heavyweight. He’s very muscular. I’ve a big task ahead of me.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

London 2012 Olympic captain Darren O’Neill hopes his gamble to move from middleweight to heavyweight will pay off tonight. The two-stone shift has n(...)

Michaela Walsh: “I lost on a split decision when I was clearly the most dominant boxer and knocked her down in the last round. Boxing can be cruel.” Photo: Ian McNicol/Inpho

The Irish team in Korea has now been whittled away to just Katie Taylor, who boxed her quarter-final early this morning against Olympic silver medall(...)

Matthew Macklin and  Jorge Sebastien Heiland at close quarters during their WBC middleweight title eliminator at the 3 Arena in Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Matthew Macklin was hearty and brave, but there was no escaping the deep sense of disappointment at the 3Arena on Saturday night.This was supposed to (...)

Ireland’s John Joe Nevin has won on his comeback from two broken legs. Photograph: PA Wire.

London 2012 silver medalist John Joe Nevin believes Floyd Mayweather wouldn’t have got off the floor from the punch that sealed his comeback win at th(...)

Brenda Power: accused Travellers of continuing to “milk the State for all they’re worth”. Photograph: Collins Courts

A column in the Irish Daily Mail which claimed feuding wa(...)