Opening Day Watch Party Expression of Interest

IABA is considering holding an event to mark the opening day of boxing at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Team Ireland Boxing Team is the largest since Rome 1960, and Team Ireland is one of only 3 countries in the world to have qualified a full squad of women’s weights.

To celebrate that achievement, if there is demand from members, we wish to hold a watch-party of both sessions of Olympic Boxing on Saturday, July 27th at the National Stadium. In consideration of the fact that this date coincides with a planned day of boxing in the 2024 National U2 Championship, Central Council’s Competition Committee has affirmed its collaborative support of this event and that boxing in these championships will not take place on that day. Dependent upon entries, boxing in these championships is scheduled: July 12th 13th 14th /19th 20th 21st   / 26th 27th 28th  

If members are interested in IABA holding a watch party, we also wish to hold workshops before boxing and during the break between sessions, which will be open to all members of successfully affiliated clubs. These workshops, dependent upon demand from members, may include Anti-Doping, a Coaching Teenage Girls workshop, a Women/Girls S&C workshop and Basic First Aid/ Athlete Injury 

If you or any member of you club would be interested in attending events on July 27th, please let us know here by 5pm on Sunday, July 7th:

The released schedule shows that W54kg, W60kg and M63.5kg are down to box in both sessions on July 27th, and, dependent upon the draw, that means Jennifer Lehane, Kellie Harrington and Dean Clancy may all box on that day.