IABA: 2024 Safeguarding Workshop Calendar.

IABA is now publishing the calendar of Safeguarding One workshops for 2024. All adults – coaches, committee members and non-coaching volunteers – in every club who have contact with children are required to have undertaken Safeguarding 1.

Two courses will take place every month, March to November. Acknowledging that club members have a variety of schedules and that no one time will be best for all, a percentage of courses will take place in the evenings, a percentage during weekday lunchtimes and a percentage on Saturdays. Workshops on Safeguarding 2 and Safeguarding 3 will be made available later in 2024. read more

Tough day at the office for Team Ireland

Advisory: wearing of International kit during domestic championships

The National Secretary, Antoinette Faye McClean, has issued an advisory on the wearing of international kit by boxers contesting domestic championships:

“The growing practice of boxers wearing International vests during domestic championships has been the subject of widespread criticism. It is viewed as an attempt to intimidate opponents and to influence judges. Apart from the fact that the practice is contrary to the rule passed unanimously at the National convention  it is also highly disrespectful.. read more

Work in Boxing: National Membership Services Manager.

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) is the governing body of Ireland’s most successful Olympic Sport, and is home to 400 clubs, county boards and provincial units.

We are seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Membership Services Manager to join our team to lead the implementation of our membership plan and roadmap, alongside the CEO. The ideal candidate will be passionate about membership, highly creative, and possess excellent management and planning skills. read more