Club Consultation: IABA Governance Review

The Board of Directors is seeking feedback and observations on the Governance Review of IABA, conducted by Brian McNeice. The review, which covered all aspects of the association and issued over 60 recommendations, is attached.

The IABA commissioned two workshops on the report, which were open to all adult members of all affiliated clubs. read more

200 children take part in Belfast Try Boxing camp.

IABA AGM registration & Board of Directors voting deadlines.

Auditors, Nexus Accounting, have confirmed they will accept, and count, ballots in the election of 2 non-Executive members of the Board of Directors arriving in their offices until 5pm this evening. This is an extension from midday on November 30th.

These ballots were posted, on November 11th,  to the postal address clubs included in your Blocworx portal as part of affiliation for the 2022/2023 season. They must be returned, with the enclosed signed slip, to 31 Grange Ter, Kill of the Grange, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, A94 A3E7, by 5pm on Thursday, December 1st. read more

IABA mourns the passing of National Safeguarding Manager, Declan Lynch.

IABA is mourning the passing of our wonderful colleague, National Safeguarding Manager, Declan Lynch.

Declan’s life was one of service to his community – foremost as a member of An Garda Siochána in Bray and Greystones for 39 years. Declan was also a member of the Wicklow Sport Partnership for many years, a member of the Central Executive Committee of the Garda Representative Association, a schools basketball coach and a former member of the Boards of Management of two Greystones schools. read more

Recruitment of IABA Board of Directors Chair Underway.

Boardmatch Ireland, on behalf of the Board of Directors of the IABA, has opened recruitment for a Chairperson of the Board.

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association’s (IABA) main role is to develop, foster and control amateur boxing in the 32 counties of Ireland. The IABA is committed to provide the environment, in which support and opportunities given to our athletes, coaches and clubs excel, and in doing so to increase participation and improve performance in Irish Boxing. The IABA operates from the National Stadium in Dublin, the only purpose-built amateur boxing stadium in the world and there are currently over 360 clubs affiliated to the association across the Island of Ireland. It is a volunteer led organisation where the hard work, dedication and significant time afforded by each member has contributed to the growing success of the sport in Ireland. read more