Billy Walsh at Dublin Airport en route to his new job as coach of the USA women’s team  in Colorado Springs.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Billy Walsh leaving Dublin Airport en route to his new position as coach of the American women’s boxing team. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Billy Walsh saga has moved on to a new phase, bubbling over into a political row between the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) and Sport (...)

Billy Walsh’s new salary in the US is believed to be $200,000, with add-ons of health insurance, pension plans and flights. Walsh has consistently said that money was not at issue for him. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland’s most successful Olympic coach Billy Walsh has left for the US, after contract negotiations between him and the Irish Amateur Boxing Assoc(...)

Irish Sports Council chairman Kieran Mulvey has promised boxer fraternity best financial support possible. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association are set to break their silence on Thursday morning on the situation that has led to Billy Walsh leaving boxing’s (...)

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Kieran Mulvey, Chairman of the Irish Sports Council is still hopeful of securing Billy Walsh’s return. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Details are beginning to emerge of some of the issues that have led Billy Walsh to leave Irish boxing and move to America to take over their female Ol(...)

Michael Conlan kisses coach Billy Walsh after winning his semi-final in the men’s bantamweight World Boxing Championships. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Irish Sports Council chairman Kieran Mulvey has given the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) 24 hours to consider an agreement tabled in August t(...)

Ireland’s Michael Conlan with coach Billy Walsh between rounds at the Bantamweight Quarter-Final against Tayfur Aliyev in Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Francis Myers/Inpho

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association bears responsibility for the departure of head coach Billy Walsh, Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy has s(...)

Billy Walsh at the World Championships in Doha where Ireland claimed a record haul of three medals: The head coach has said if he wasn’t keen on staying he would have been gone by now. Photograph: Francis Myers/Inpho

Billy Walsh has insisted he is keen to stay put as head coach of Irish boxing’s High Performance Unit, while World champion Michael Conlan wants to s(...)

Billy Walsh: has overseen spectacular success for Irish boxers in his years as head coach. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Given how cheaply and meekly the Irish State surrendered its sovereign status in recent years, it really should be no surprise that this sorry mess of(...)

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