At the age of 36, Irish Olympian Darren O'Neill has won his eighth National title and become the oldest ever elite men's national champion.

The Kilkenny boxer, who represented Ireland at the London Games in 2012, claimed the cruiserweight title at the National Stadium with a unanimous points win over Faolain Rahill.

O'Neill had been out of boxing for four years but showed all his class to defeat the DCU fighter, eventually earning the victory on a unanimous decision.

Half his age, Monkstown's Jack Marley won the men's heavyweight title with a comprehensive victory over Marcin Skalski.

The Athlone fighter Skalski required an doctors inspection for damaged eyes after Round 2 but was deemed okay to continue, Marley easing to a victory from there.

Waterford's Keyln Cassidy pulled off an upset win over Kildare's Tommy Hyde in the men's light heavyweight title bout.

Galway fighters claimed three titles on the South Circular Road with Kieran Molloy triumphing in the men's light middleweight division against Esker's Luke Maguire, while European U22 silver medallist Adam Hession claimed his second national title at featherweight with a victory over Sean Purcell of Saviour's Crystal in Waterford.

In the opening bout of the evening, Gabriel Dossen, of the Olympic Club in Galway, won against doughty fellow southpaw Sean Donaghy, forcing two counts along the way.

Letterkenny's Paddy McShane took the men's flyweight title after earning a 3-2 nod from the judges against Antrim's Paudric Downey.

At super-heavyweight level, a surprise final pairing saw Rathkeale's Martin Keenan notch his second national title, having the edge against Thomas Maughan.

In the battle of the Ulster pair at lightweight, John Paul Hale overwhelmed Dominic Bradley with his power in Rounds two and three, collecting his first Irish title in the process.

In the women's category, Corinthians' Eve Woods won the light welterweight title in her debut at senior level.

Kaci Rock, who hails from a family with a rich pedigree in the sport, claimed the welterweight crown.

Beth Doocey from Castlebar landed light heavyweight honours, with Clann Naofa's Evelyn Igharo (light middleweight), DCU's Jennifer Lehane (featherweight), St.Brigid's Sara Haghightat-Joo (bantamweight), Enniskerry's Daina Moorehouse (flyweight), Immaculata's Caitlin Fryers (light heavyweight) and St Anne's Shannon Sweeney (pinweight) also securing national titles on the night.

Hagightat-Jo scooped the Best Female Boxer Award, Hession won the men's award.