A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
THE Boxing Council of the IABA will meet at 11am today to select a team for the World Championships while the boxers settle into their training camp in Assisi alongside Olympic hopefuls from Italy, Ukraine and Azerbaijan.
Sat, 20 Aug, 2011
AN elderly couple narrowly escaped with their lives after a grenade was thrown into their kitchen and exploded.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2011
THE eight-man Irish squad of Elite boxers completed a perfect day with eight semi-finals wins from eight at the Ostrava Grand Prix in Ostrava city in the Czech Republic yesterday.
Sat, 16 Oct, 2010
The Irish squad arrived in Moscow this morning ahead of the 2010 European Senior Championships which begins Friday in the Russian capital.
Wed, 02 Jun, 2010
TWO loaded rocket launchers have been seized from a major drug gang – an indication that the security threat posed by criminal gangs has risen to alarming new heights.
Fri, 14 May, 2010
John Joe Joyce beat Roy Sheahan 10-2 in an all St Michael's Athy welterweight semi-final at the Irish Daily Star sponsored Elite National Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin tonight.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2010
IRISH head coach Billy Walsh has described boxer Darren O’Neill as the country’s ‘best medal prospect’ for the London Olympics.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2010
JOHN JOE NEVIN and Katie Taylor completed a fantastic season by claiming the top awards at the IABA Annual Awards ceremony at the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel in Dublin last night.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2010
A Dublin man, who was the getaway driver for the gunman in a fatal shooting at a bookmakers over a year ago, has been jailed for life at the Central Criminal Court.
Tue, 17 Nov, 2009
MICHAEL CARRUTH believes that more inter-county football teams could benefit enormously by welcoming an influx of expertise from various other sporting backgrounds.
Fri, 23 Oct, 2009
Gardaí were today questioning three people about the latest murder in one of the bloodiest feuds in gangland history.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2009
KENNETH EGAN is within one victory of a spectacular ninth successive national senior title following last night’s comprehensive defeat of Denis Hogan (Grangecon) in the first light heavyweight semi-final at the National Stadium.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2009
ARMED detectives patrolled city streets in Dublin last night after an escalating gang war resulted in a hand grenade attack on a family home.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2008
Light heavyweight prospect Tommy McCarthy is two bouts away from claiming an Irish title at the National Youth Championships just a few weeks after going all the way in the Ulster Senior Championships.
Fri, 30 May, 2008
Ireland beat Poland 5-3 in Donegal last night to take a two-bout lead into the second leg of the senior international series on Friday evening.
Thu, 15 May, 2008
A leading Polish organisation in Ireland has expressed concern about the garda investigation into the murders of Pawel Kalite and Marius Szwajkos in Dublin.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2008
World lightweight champion Katie Taylor could be in the ring in Vejle Denmark this evening to begin her defence of the European 60Kg title she has won for the last two years in a row.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2007
Irish students studying for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) examinations have out-scored their counterparts throughout the world.
Tue, 21 Aug, 2007
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association have named a twelve strong squad for the European Schoolboy Championships in England next month
Mon, 20 Aug, 2007
A young man was fighting for his life today after being shot several times in a gangland attack in Dublin.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2007
DARREN SUTHERLAND packed eight months of frustration into five minutes of boxing last night before he stopped Eddie Healy (Portlaoise) midway through the third round of the middleweight semi-final at the National Stadium.
Sat, 27 Jan, 2007
ONE of the key players in the Irish drugs racket has been arrested in the Netherlands and will face serious charges for drugs and weapons possession in the coming days.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2006
DAVID BARRETT (Rylane) bids to emulate older brother Seanie by winning the light welterweight title at the Irish intermediate boxing championship finals at the National Stadium tonight.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2005
PAT GLOVER should be playing for UCD against Limerick tomorrow night in the quarter-final of the Superleague Men’s National Cup, but will now be courtside bidding to halt their recent run of poor results.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2005
LUKE O’HEA led the charge as Tralee made their title intentions clear by beating UCD 126-119 over the weekend.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2005
THE finals of the national under-21 boxing championships provide some interesting pairings at the National Stadium tonight when some beaten finalists from the seniors will be involved.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2005
Today’s draw for the quarter finals of the National Cup saw the two SuperLeague conference leaders pitted against each other, with Abrekebabra Tigers travelling to DART Killester.
Sun, 19 Dec, 2004
IT’S the game basketball has been talking about for weeks - the clash of the two best sides in the country as unbeaten DART Killester make the trip to Tralee to meet the Abrakebabra Tigers in the Nivea for Men SuperLeague tomorrow night.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2004
KENNETH EGAN (Neilstown), gold medallist at the recent Tammer Tournament in Tampere, Finland, will be back in action at The National Stadium tonight when Ireland entertain Holland in a contest that will cater for schoolboys, cadets and juniors as well as seniors.
Fri, 12 Nov, 2004
MARDYKE UCC DEMONS, the defending champions, will meet Neptune, last season’s beaten finalists, in the first round of the National Cup at the Mardyke Arena on the weekend of 20-21 November.
Sat, 06 Nov, 2004
Drimnagh Dynamos 54 Vienna Woods Glanmire 44
Mon, 02 Feb, 2004
Dart Killester came back from a 20-point deficit earlier this week to defeat MDS Star 79-72, but face another tough challenge when they travel to Neptune this weekend.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2003
THOMAS LEE (Oughterard) and Eric Donovan (St Michael’s, Athy), members of the Irish team for the multi-nations tournament in Cork, will be in action at the national under-21 boxing championships finals at the National Stadium tonight, while a third member of the squad, Conor Ahern (Baldoyle), gets a walkover in the light flyweight division.
Fri, 17 Oct, 2003
THE battle for the ESB SuperLeague title developed into a three way contest over the weekend when Neptune, Sx3 Star and Notre Dame consolidated their positions at the top of the table as St. Vincent’s drifted further away on the wrong end of 92-92 scoreline against Hibernian UCD Marian at Glasnevin.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2003
DEMONS coach Pat Price is confident he’ll have a replacement for James Singleton by today’s deadline ahead of tomorrow night’s ESB Superleague clash with Frosties Tigers in Tralee.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2003