Boxing at the Be Active Festival as part of European Week of Sport.

IABA took proud part in Sport Ireland’s Be Active Festival at the National Indoor Arena as part of European Week of Sport

The festival is aims to increase the level of participation in sport and physical activity in the EU. 

Paris 2024 Olympian Jack Marley (Monkstown BC, Dublin), European Games boxer, Jennifer Lehane (DCU Boxing Club) and 2022 U22 Champion, Kaci Rock (Enniskerry BC) gave boxing demonstrations, and shared their boxing journey with visitors to the festival.

IABA staff, National Development Manager James Geraghty, WIS & Inclusion Officer Sophie Doolan, Safeguarding Manager Paul Hayes and Boxing Development Officers Maeve Clarke (Sligo), Kristian Bunici (Cork) and Mags Cross (Dublin), gave boxing taster sessions with everyone wishing to lace up their gloves for the first time,

Whether for sport-fanatics looking for interactive taster sessions for a chance to try out new sports or perfect their skills in the sport they love, take part in skill challenges, learn from inspiring speakers, expert demos and get tips from sport legends while surrounded by world class facilities that Ireland’s best athletes use, or for those family members looking to be entertained at our inflatable Fun Zone while relishing culinary delights!