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Ireland at the European Games

By Bernard O’Neill

Irish boxing has won seven medals at the first two European Games.

Katie Taylor and Michael O’Reilly claimed double gold at the inaugural edition of the Games five years ago and Rio 2016 and Tokyo Olympian Brendan Irvine won silver, with Sean McComb taking home bronze from the Azeri capital.

And Kellie Harrington, Michaela Walsh and Grainne Walsh took home silver and bronze from Minsk 2019.

The 2019 European Games was doubling up as the 2019 European Men’s Championships in Minsk, with Kurt Walker, Michael Nevin and Regan Buckley winning gold and bronze.


2015 Azerbaijan

60kg Katie Taylor Gold

75kg Michael O’Reilly Gold

49kg Brendan Irvine Silver

60kg Sean McComb Bronze

2019 Minsk

57kg Michaela Walsh (Silver)

60kg Kellie Harrington (Silver)

69kg Grainne Walsh (Bronze)


Integral part of the Irish boxing community for over 13 years