Joe Ward won his opening bout in the World Championships in Doha, moving him within two wins of Olympic qualification. Photograph: Inpho

Joe Ward is two victories away from Olympic qualification after winning his opening bout at the World Championships in Doha on Friday. The Moate light(...)

Joe Ward: will be bidding to join his team-mates in the last eight.  Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

Joe Ward and Seán McComb will attempt to increase Ireland’s quarter-final contingent to five at the World Championships after Michael Conlan, Brendan(...)

Brendan Irvine claimed a 3-0 unanimous points win over Nico Hernandez of the USA on the first day of the World Championships in Doha. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Brendan Irvine and Michael O’Reilly have progressed through to the last 16 of the World Championships in Doha, but there was disappointment for Dean W(...)

Billy Walsh and Zaur Antia have been named as coaches for the Ireland team to travel to the Feliks Stamm tournament in Poland on September 9th. Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

Confusion continues to surround the standoff in Irish boxing between Billy Walsh and the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) despite a statement r(...)

Katie Taylor celebrates her gold medal win in the European Games in Baku with her coaches Pete Taylor, Zaur Anita and Billy Walsh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Get Billy Walsh to prepare, prepare to succeed. If the last two weeks in Baku confirmed one thing it’s the increasingly reducing odds that as long as (...)

Ireland’s Darren O’Neill, who fights in the  Men’s Heavy 91kg class. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

So, and in no particular order, that’s Darren O’Neill, Brendan Irvine, Dean Gardiner, Ceire Smith, Dean Walsh, Adam Nolan, Sean McComb, Michael O’Rei(...)

The liquidator of Pierse Contracting has been refused orders by a High Court judge restricting four directors of the company. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has refused to grant the liquidator of Pierse Contracting orders restricting four directors of the company. Pierse, then emp(...)

Pierse Contracting, then employing 109 people, was wound up in November 2010 with a deficit of €212 million. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Four former directors of Pierse Contracting, once Ireland’s third-largest building contractor, are men of honesty and integrity who believed they wer(...)

Liquidator of Pierse Contracting began a High Court action seeking restriction orders against nine of its former directors.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The liquidator of Pierse Contracting, once Ireland’s second-biggest construction company, began a High Court action seeking restriction orders agains(...)