John Joe Nevin

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Kellie Anne Harrington celebrates after securing a bronze medal by defeating    Algeria’s Imane Khelif in the  lightweight  (57-60kg) quarter-final at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo. Photograph: Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty

With Kellie Harrington’s towering sense of achievement in becoming the second Irish woman after Katie Taylor to win an Olympic boxing medal came an ac(...)

 ‘Fat’ Freddie Thompson and Daniel Kinahan  at the funeral of David Byrne who was shot dead in the Regency Hotel attack. Photogtaph: Collins Dublin.

Boxing has always been the wild west of sport. Its dark underbelly, the guaranteed blood and the questionable morality has always been a bestseller. (...)

RIO 2016 Olympian Joe Ward is on course for his third European title in the Kharkiv, Ukraine, but Antrim’s Brendan Irvine and Kurt Walker had to settl(...)

Bernard Ring pleaded guilty to assault causing harm to John Joe Nevin and to falsely imprisoning Mr Nevin at his mother’s house at St Mary’s Avenue, St Mary’s Road, in Cork.

A 29-year-old man has been jailed for eight years for stabbing another man and falsely imprisoning him during a stand-off with gardaí in Cork city las(...)

USA boxing coach salutes Claressa Shields during the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Four days after Irish Boxing (IABA) announced its strategic plan, where it acknowledged (or at least the independent review did) that there was a defi(...)

Ireland’s Jason Quigley celebrates after his first-round knockout of  Puerto Rico ’s  Jorge Melendez  in their middleweight fight at The Forum in Los Angeles. Photograph: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA Today Sports

The last time we saw Jason Quigley as an amateur it was contesting the World Championships final in Kazakhstan in 2013. Darren O’Neill had finally mov(...)

Michael O’Reilly in action against Bektemir Melikuziev of Uzbekistan at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Doha in 2015.  Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images.

In a brief press release yesterday the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) said its president Pat Ryan would be arriving in Rio on Sunday. The (...)

Boxer Michael O’Reilly: it is not known what banned substance caused the positive result in his “A” sample. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Olympic boxer Michael O’Reilly is expected to claim a supplement he took is responsible for him failing a dope test ahead of the opening of the Rio ga(...)

Gardaí were confronted by “mayhem” when they arrived to a Co Westmeath pub on St Patrick’s Day where an altercation had broken out between two Traveller factions, Mullingar District Court has heard. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A judge has described the legal aid system as a “joke” after 14 men charged with violent disorder demanded free legal representation despite posting €(...)

Ireland head coach Billy Walsh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

His future remains uncertain, but Billy Walsh maintains that the focus should be on his seven-strong squad at the World Championships in Doha. (...)

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