Billy Walsh: has overseen spectacular success for Irish boxers in his years as head coach. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Given how cheaply and meekly the Irish State surrendered its sovereign status in recent years, it really should be no surprise that this sorry mess of(...)

Ireland boxing head coach Billy Walsh has been offered a post with the US women’s boxing team. Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

The Irish Sports Council (ISC) has confirmed in a statement a version of events that may have pushed Ireland head coach Billy Walsh away from Irish bo(...)

 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(...)

 Ireland head coach Billy Walsh has led his teams to unprecedented succes on the world stage in recent years.

Michael Ring, Minister of State for Sport has expressed his surprise at the prospect of Irish boxing head coach Billy Walsh accepting an offer to leav(...)

 Paddy Barnes: “Hopefully, I’ll get the victory and get a bit of a break. If I don’t qualify now it will be a very stressful year, qualifying will put my mind at rest.”

Two-time Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes believes that the best way to avoid stress and put his mind at rest is by becoming the only Irish boxer(...)

Katie Taylor  with brothers Gearóid (9) and Oisín (8) Murphy from Greystones at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin 2:44

At this stage Katie Taylor could only surprise us if she lost a fight but if the story is familiar, it still draws the crowds. The five-time world cha(...)

John Fogarty (left) and Denis Leamy have helped to raise awareness of acquired brain injury and concussion. Over 13,000 people in Ireland are affected by ABI every year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A zero tolerance approach was one of the key recommendations made by medical experts discussing the implications of concussion in sport at the joint O(...)

Sinn Féin spokeswoman Sandra McLellan noted that Paddy Barnes, Ireland’s two-time Olympic medallist, (pictured) had stated that, without more money, Irish boxing was going nowhere. He had claimed that boxers were training “in a 1970s gym more or less and everything has to be modernised’’. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Minister of State for Sport Michael Ring defended the Government’s funding of amateur boxing. He said the Irish Amateur Boxing Association was (...)

Katie Taylor: has two fights in 24 hours in Dublin and home town Bray.

The road to Rio begins tonight in the Mansion House for Irish lightweight gold medallist Katie Taylor. The Bray 27-year-old meets American number thre(...)

Ireland’s John Joe Nevin with his gold medal at the European Championships in Minsk, Belarus. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s Olympic silver medallist and current European Champion John Joe Nevin has not reported for Ireland’s Pre-World Championship training camp in(...)