Civic Reception for Kellie Harrington on Sean McDermott Street. Photograph: Tom Honan

A large crowd turned out on Seán McDermott Street, in Dublin’s north inner city for a homecoming reception for boxing World Championship gold medallis(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington has her hand raised after getting a split decision to win gold at the  World Women’s Elite Championships in New Delhi, India. Photograph: AIBA

Kellie Harrington has become Ireland’s latest boxing world champion after the 28-year-old Dubliner won the world lightweight final in New Delhi, India(...)

Kellie Harrington during her semi-final win over Karina Ibragimova of Kazakhastan. Photograph: Money Sharma/Getty Images

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington took another step closer towards emulating five times world champion Katie Taylor with a unanimous 5-0 win in her semi-fin(...)

Kellie Harrington beat Canada’s Caroline Veyre in a unanimous decision to reach the semi-finals in India. Photograph: Money Sharma/AFP/Getty

Kellie Harrington is guaranteed at least a bronze medal at the World Elite Championships, after she earned a unanimous decision over Canada’s Caroline(...)

Kellie Harrington is through to the last eight at the Aiba World Elite Championships in India. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington is through to the last eight of the Aiba World Elite Championships after stunning home favourite Sarita Devi on a 3-2 spli(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington made her exit from the European Boxing Championships in Sofia on Monday with a bronze medal. Photo: Tommy Dickson

Split decisions went against Ireland, who had to settle for bronze medals in the semi-finals of the Women’s European Boxing Championships in Bulgaria (...)

Michaela Walsh won Ireland’s first medal at this year’s European Championships. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A split decision was good enough for Ireland’s Michaela Walsh to secure at least a bronze medal at the European Boxing Championships in Bulgaria on Fr(...)

Kellie Harrington: “Light welterweight was 64kg. I was never actually 64kg. I was always lighter than 64kg but now I look bigger than I did when I was at 64.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It seemed illusionary at the Senior Championships last February. Kellie Harrington, four kilos lighter than she used to be, seemed almost bigger than (...)

Michaela Walsh has won the 54kg gold at the European Union Boxing Championships. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland’s Michaela Walsh has taken 54kg gold at the European Union Boxing Championships in Cascia, Italy. 24-year-old Walsh qualified for the final a(...)

Ellen Keane on her way to bronze in the women's 100m breaststroke final at the Paralympics in Rio. Photograph: Al Tielemans/Getty

It started out as just a bit of fun, a rule-free spot of reminiscing, a list of 50 memorable moments produced by Irish sportswomen. But then(...)

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