Women in Sport Leadership Programme

We have an exciting opportunity for female members of the IABA working in leadership roles within their clubs, county boards or at provincial level.

A Women in Sport Leadership Programme will be delivered through a series of online interactive sessions that will develop candidates to thrive within their specific role. Several NGB’s are participating in this programme, including providing a diverse mix of perspectives and knowledge to draw from. read more

COVID-19 Guidance

IABA Protect Yourself at All Times: Return to Training Protocols

Board Statement 30.06.20-convertedDownload

Dear Members,
Following the guidance outlined in the Irish Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, the NI Executive’s phased return, and having consulted with numerous applicable stakeholders, the Board of Directors of the IABA have outlined 01st August as the date when boxing clubs can reopen. read more


Dear Members,

As you are aware, the date of 1st August 2020 has been set as the date when IABA affiliated clubs can return to training, pending the completion of the required protocols and documentation. For more information please visit http://iaba.ie/covid-19-guidance/.

Please be advised, that only clubs who have fully completed the Club Declaration Form and have returned the completed / signed declaration form to info@iaba.ie will be granted permission to return to training. read more


Amsterdam 1928

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association, then the Irish Amateur Boxing Association, informed the media that they had ratified their squad for the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam in June of that year.

Myles McDonagh, Frank Traynor, George Kelly, Willie O’Shea, PJ Lenehan, Jack Chase, WJ Murphy and Matt Flanagan would represent Irish boxing at the 9th Olympiad.  read more