Initial engagement' has taken place with a view to staging Katie Taylor's next world title fight in Ireland, according to the Minister of State for Sport.
Jack Chambers was speaking amid calls to stage her re-match with Amanda Serrano at Dublin's Croke Park.
Taylor beat Puerto Rico's Serrano at New York's Madison Square Garden earlier this month.
Speaking after the fight, Taylor said she was open to a re-match.
Minister Chambers says this is something he wants to see.
"We've had some initial engagement, and I would fully support and would love to see Katie Taylor fight in Croke Park.
"I think it would be a national event and would bring one of our brilliant ambassadors in sport to Ireland, who's been inspirational for so many years.
"I think it would be an amazing fight to see.
"Obviously there's multiple steps involved here, but... it'd be brilliant to see her here and fight this year".