Kelly Harrington was the first of Ireland’s boxers to progress at the Womens’ World Boxing Championships in Kazakhstan. Photograph: Inpho

Kelly Harrington was the first of Ireland’s team of eight athletes at the Womens’ World Boxing Championships in Kazakhstan to make it through to round(...)

Katie Taylor has won four Irish titles in previous years, all were secured on walkovers and she has never had to compete in the ring for the title.

More than three years after winning the gold medal in the London Olympic Games, Katie Taylor’s impact on women’s boxing has finally taken eff(...)

Darren O’Neill, who defeated Dubliner John Joe McDonagh in Saturday’s 91kg semi-final at Dublin’s National Stadium to reach his ninth Elite final. Photograph: Inpho

London 2012 Olympian Darren O’Neill believes he has enough in his arsenal to claim his fifth Elite title at the expense of towering Athlone heavyweigh(...)