Re-scheduled: IABA Safety in Boxing course, Connacht

The Safety in Boxing course schedule for Connact on August 17th has, regrettably, been postponed.

IABA launched its Safety in Boxing Education Programme in May, and to date, courses have taken place in Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Kildare, Newry and Roscommon.

These are 1-day courses, led by Dr. Robert Scully in partnership with Jim Howe of They touch on Health and Safety, Basic First Aid and Athlete Injury covering topics including:

  • First Aid in the Workplace
  • Patient Assessment
  • Incident Procedure
  • Basic CPR Understanding
  • Common Medical Emergencies (asthma, diabetes, etc)
  • Injury Management & Shock
  • Care of the Unconscious Patient

This practical learning is being funded for members by IABA, through Sport Ireland. IABA hopes to provide this training to a total of 180 people in the first phase.

The Safety in Boxing Course, scheduled for August 17th in the Hub, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon, has been rescheduled to the same location on September 24th at 9.30am. All intending participants have been notified.

For more information, please contact IABA National Development Manager James Geraghty on