Ireland head coach Billy Walsh: has overseen a golden period of success in Irish amateur boxing.  Photograph:  Pat Murphy/Sportsfile

Darren O’Neill, who captained the Irish boxing team at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has described the possible departure of Irish boxing head coach(...)

Katie Taylor in action against  Yana Allekseevana of Azerbaijan in the AIBA 60kg Elite Women’s World Boxing Championships final last November. Photograph: Inpho

Pete Taylor, coach and dad to Olympic champion Katie Taylor, has described the decision to not seed female boxers at next month’s inaugural European G(...)

Katie Taylor has her arm raised by the referee after the judges declared her the winner of  AIBA Elite Women’s World Championships final in  Jeju, South Korea, last November. Photograph: Inpho

Katie Taylor will be testing a niggling wrist injury this weekend when she returns for her first competitive fights this year ahead of next month’s in(...)

Adam Nolan lands with a left in his welterweight title fight against John Joe Joyce during the   National Senior Elite Championships at the  National Stadium. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Darren O’Neill gave away just about everything to Ken Okungbowa in last night’s heavyweight title fight in the National Stadium. O’Neill, the Irish(...)

Katie Taylor will now face China’s Jinhua Yin for a place in the final. Photograph: Octavian Cocolos/Inpho

Katie Taylor has received a walkover into the semi-finals of the Women’s World Championships in Jeju, South Korea. The Olympiic champion was due to me(...)

Ireland’s Katie Taylor lands a big right on Finland’s Mira Potkonen during their women’s 60kg last 16 bout at the  2014 AIBA Elite Women’s World Boxing Championships in Jeju, Korea. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Showing her bloody-minded streak in the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju, Katie Taylor decided to go off message. Late in the afternoon session the defending w(...)

Katie Taylor in action against Estelle Mossely at the European Championships earlier this year in Bucharest. Photograph: Octavian Cocolos/Inpho

Among the records in the possession of Katie Taylor, there is one she still doesn’t have. It belongs to an Indian fighter called Mary Kom. This mornin(...)

Joanna, (blue) in action above during the Irish National Elite Championships Finals, lost in her early morning bout to China’s Qiong Lu today.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland’s Claire Grace opened her Word Championships in Jeju in impressive fashion with a unanimous points win over Romanian Christina Stancu.The Iris(...)

 Joanna Lambe and Michaela Walsh: no longer a case of being on Taylor’s undercard. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On the bus on the way back to the hotel in Jeju City last night Dutch middleweight Fontijn Nouchka told a story of how in 2012 she was given the oppor(...)

Pete Taylor: “If the lads are trying to fight without head gear and the girls are fighting with head gear, it’s not the same sport.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Katie Taylor and her three Irish teammates, Michaela Walsh, Clare Grace and Joanna Lambe, will be wearing protective head guards when the World Champ(...)