Gardaí  at the scene on Saturday of a suspected gangland shooting near a boxing tournament on the South Circular Road in Dublin last night.

Gunmen who opened fire outside a boxing tournament in Dublin last night intended to kill a convicted armed robber from the north inner city, gardaí be(...)

A photograph of Jimmy Magee at his funeral in  Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Jimmy Magee would have been “so, honoured, so proud” about the attendance at his funeral, his son Mark Magee said. “He loved people, He loved his fri(...)

Ireland coach Zaur Antia intends to become more involved in coaching the women boxers. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association can confirm that Zaur Antia has committed his future to Irish Boxing until 2021 despite offers to coach from the (...)

Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) Board members Sonia O’Sullivan (right) and CEO of Swim Ireland Sarah Keane arrive at the offices of law firm Arthur Cox in Dublin City centre where the OCI held a meeting to discuss the Olympic tickets controversy.  Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

After a meeting of its executives that lasted over five hours, the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has decided to appoint a legal firm in Brazil “to (...)

John Delaney and Pat Hickey at an Olympic Council of Ireland extraordinary meeting in 2008: the FAI chief executive has been touted as a possible successor at the head of the OCI. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Patrick Hickey Mr Hickey has temporarily stepped aside as OCI president and other Olympic roles as he is currently in Rio de Janeiro’s Bangu Prison a(...)

Ireland’s Thomas Barr performed admirably in Rio, coming fourth in the 400m hurdles. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Con Houlihan always said he missed most of Italia 90 because he was away at the World Cup. Something feels similarly removed about being in Rio these (...)

David Conway, Director of National Sport Campus, John Treacy, Chief Executive of Sport Ireland, Pascal Donohoe TD, Minster for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Kieran Mulvey, Chair of Sport Ireland and Gary Keegan, Director of the Irish Institute of Sport at the new High Performance Training Centre in Abbotstown. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A phrase of former US president Ronald Reagan – that peace had broken out – seemed apt yesterday for Sport Ireland and the Irish Amateur Boxing Associ(...)

Ireland’s Katie Taylor in action against Estelle Mossely in the European Games in Baku. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Katie Taylor has welcomed confirmation of her first ever Irish senior final bout after a four-an-a-half month wait for action ahead of a busy build-u(...)

The IABA delegation arrive at the Oireachtas: Ciarán Kirwan director, CEO Fergal Carruth, president Pat Ryan and chairman Joe Christle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

At around the time Fergal Carruth was denying for the third time in the Oireachtas that his position as chief executive of the Irish Amateur Boxing(...)

Billy Walsh at Dublin Airport en route to his new job as coach of the USA women’s team  in Colorado Springs.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Clusterf**k: (n) coarse slang (chiefly US) A bungled or botched undertaking; (also) a situation, state of affairs or gathering that is disorgan(...)

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