The Olympic Games Tripartite Commission today awarded its male invitation places for August’s Olympics.
Invitation places are reserved for nations with an average of eight or fewer athletes at the previous two Olympics.
Boxers from Fiji, Jordan, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and Zambia received invitations to complete the line up for boxing at the 31st Olympiad.
The three invitation places for women have already been awarded to Micronesia, Central Africa and Panama.
All 286 boxers – 250 male and 36 female – that compete at each Games have now qualified for the 2016 Olympics
Katie Taylor, Paddy Barnes, Brendan Irvine, Michael Conlan, David Olover Joyce, Steven Donnelly, Michael O’Reilly and Joe Ward will represent Irish boxing in Rio.