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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# 2000: Revisited

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'I was filled with so much emotion, I ran down to meet them all and it was absolutely magic'
Ted Walsh on his greatest winning run as a racing trainer and celebrating with his family.
'Incredible hurlers, the best two I've ever come across to demand the ball when the pressure was on'
Newtownshandrum’s Pat Mulcahy on the 2000 breakthrough that was the start of a decade of success for club and county in Cork hurling circles.
'The collarbone, winning the All-Ireland and then breaking my jaw, it was probably a rough enough time'
Mayo great Cora Staunton reflects on the 2000 All-Ireland ladies football final and her county’s golden era, which was built on ‘torturous’ training and pure hard work.
When a 20-year-old kid from Tallaght joined 'one of the best teams in the world'
As part of our year 2000 week, we look back on Robbie Keane’s ill-fated move to Inter Milan.
'Mayhem, absolute mayhem... It was just bedlam in Thomond Park that day'
Declan Kidney’s Munster broke new ground in Europe in the 1999/2000 season.
'Passing tourists in Kildare can shout in the windows at people: 'Ye can’t score''
We reflect on the year Kildare were last kings of Leinster.
'In terms of what was achieved, it’s a year that I certainly wouldn’t want to change'
The events of 2000 kickstarted Matt Holland’s career as a Premier League and international footballer.
Listening to Johnny Cash with Páidí Ó Sé, trash talk in Irish and lifting Sam Maguire on the pitch
The Millennium All-Ireland final was decided by a replay where Kerry got the better of Galway.
'Tiger had pinned a note to his locker: Congratulations... but you'll always be a fat f**k'
The42 remembers Darren Clarke’s matchplay win over Tiger Woods at La Costa in 2000, which ushered in a golden era for Irish golf.
'I was told, 'You'll be going in now'. I nearly turned pale, I was thinking, 'Oh no Brendan, will you get up'
Eoin Kelly on his hurling year in 2000 that saw him play for three Tipperary teams and win an All-Ireland for a Kilkenny side.
From Bizet to O'Brien: How Stand Up and Fight became a Munster anthem
An old song with an older tune is the soundtrack of modern Munster.
'Here I am at the Olympics, halfway through the 1st round, and I'm thinking: 'What the 'f*** is going on?''
Ireland’s only boxer at the 2000 Olympics, Cork’s Michael Roche, reveals why his 16-year dream turned into a nightmare, and how it followed him home from Sydney.
'Otto won Euro 2004 with Greece - big deal, I'd have taken them to a World Cup'
A new century led to a new dawn in League of Ireland football as teams began to punch above their weight in Europe.