Applications open: IABA Team Manager Training Programme.

For the first time, IABA is creating formal training for those who wish to act as Team Managers, leading IABA national teams at international competitions and/or training camps.

Participants who successfully complete this training will join the pool of Team Managers from which Team Managers are appointed in to the future. Only people who have who have gained this qualification will be eligible for selection for Team Manager for IABA international competitions and/or training camps. read more

Work in Boxing: National Safeguarding Manager

IABA is seeking a talented and ambitious person to lead our National Safeguarding Unit.

The National Safeguarding Manager will be responsible for education and awareness raising of safeguarding matters in over 360 boxing clubs on the island of Ireland, in addition to managing Garda and Access NI vetting applications. read more

2 days remaining: Entries to the 2023 National Senior Championships.

Entries, through Blocworx, are now being accepted for the 2023 National Senior Championship.

The closing date for entries and fees is 5pm on Friday, September 29th, and the draw will take place on October 3rd.

Bouts will be boxed on the weekend of October 6th to 8th, and October 20th to 22nd.

Competition Arrangements

Venue:                                    National Stadium, Dublin. read more

Ringcraft: Boxing Leadership, Mentorship & Education Programme for Women.

IABA is launching an innovative new programme for women in boxing.  Ringcraft is a boxing leadership, mentorship and education programme, and is open to any woman member of any boxing club.

The programme is in three phases. Phase One is essential, while Phase Two and Phase Three are optional, and can be tailored to the individual participant’s goals. In these phases, participants can select the learning opportunities that work best for them, for their club, and for their boxers. read more

Thanks, Coach: Celebrating Boxing Coaches on Global Coaches Day.

IABA is marking Global Coaches’ Day by celebrating every boxing coach in the association’s over 350 clubs.

There are 2,531 qualified coaches in Irish boxing, of whom 400 are women. Each and every coach plays a pivotal role in the lives of their club’s boxers, and that positive influence includes supporting young boxers, in particular, in personal growth, confidence, and overall well-being. read more