Fergal Carruth

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IABA high performance director Bernard Dunne. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For a boxer, whose career brought him 13 Irish amateur championships and the WBA Super Bantamweight world title in 2009, it must have come as a surpri(...)

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy talking with IABA chief executive Fergal Carruth at the announcement of   Bernard Dunne as the new IABA high performance director. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sport Ireland (SI) has written a strongly worded letter to the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) outlining a “crisis” that the sport could face(...)

New IABA high performance director Bernard Dunne chats to national coach Zaur Antia  at the National Sports Campus in Abbottstown.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

As the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) begins its recovery from a disastrous Olympic Games last year, a scathing Rio review and begins to imp(...)

Eddie Bolger (right) pictured with Ireland head coach Zaur Antia (centre) and John Conlan. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish high-performance boxing coach Eddie Bolger has resigned his position with the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) to take up the role as he(...)

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 (...)

Steven Donnelly has qualified for the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Getty

Welterweight Steven Donnelly is on his way to Brazil next summer after it was announced he has achieved a quota place for the Rio Olympics. The Bally(...)

Billy Walsh at Dublin Airport on Thursday morning as he departed for the United States. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Billy Walsh issued a lengthy statement on Saturday afternoon strongly refuting claims made by the IABA in recent days in relation to negotiations on a(...)

The IABA changed their view between the Saturday and the Tuesday on Walsh’s salary. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

To appreciate the level of mistrust that existed between Billy Walsh and his employers at the IABA, it’s worth going back to a Saturday in August and (...)

Billy Walsh with his fellow Irish coaches at the AIBA World Boxing Championships. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Billy Walsh’s decision to resign as Irish boxing head coach has been put down to “a failure of the IABA to recognise his leadership” - by John Treacy,(...)

Katie Taylor will finally get a chance to win an Irish title in the ring when she faces Alanna Murphy from Belfast in the women’s lightweight final at this year’s national championships. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have become an unlikely aid to Katie Taylor in her preparation for this year’s European Championships. The Ol(...)