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# Fiona Doyle

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'I need to see you go into the ground,' Fiona Doyle tells her rapist father
Fiona Doyle suffered a decade of sexual abuse at the hands of her father.
Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking
The Irish swimmer reflects on an eventful 12 months in which she finally fulfilled her childhood dream of competing at the Olympics.
'I'm leaving after my fifth Olympics seeing it for what it is, sadly - a media franchise'
George Bovell, a bronze medalist at the 2004 Games, has launched a stinging attack on swimming’s governing body.
Disappointment for Doyle in 200m breaststroke
The Limerick woman ended her first Olympics with 25th place in today’s heats.
'Cheaters are cheaters' – Heartbreak for Fiona Doyle as she falls short to Russian
She missed out on the semi-finals as the previously-banned Yulia Efimova claimed victory in the heat.
Shane Ryan backstrokes his way into a swimming semi-final for Ireland
However, there was disappointment for Fiona Doyle.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Fiona Doyle
This Canada-based Limerick woman knows her way around a medal presentation.
'I'm not okay with just being okay' - Irish swimmer Fiona Doyle on her Olympic ambitions
The 24-year-old also spoke about the impact of the Zika virus on her plans for Rio.
15 things we learned from the second episode of RTÉ's Road to Rio documentary
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Doyle produces superb performance to finish 4th at European Championships
The 24-year-old Limerick native just missed out on a medal in the 100m Breaststroke final in London.
A day in the life of swimmer Fiona Doyle as she prepares for the Rio Olympics
Her schedule is demanding, to say the least.
'You only get one shot at this' - Doyle ready for the big stage after biding her time
Canadian-based swimmer Fiona Doyle was the first Irish athlete to qualify for Rio 2016.
Another medal! Fiona Doyle shocked herself with silver in 50m breaststroke
The Limerick woman en route to Rio has had a brilliant week in South Korea.
A great week just got even better for Ireland's Fiona Doyle
The Limerick native claimed bronze over over 100 metres on Sunday.
We'll Leave It There So: McIlroy crocked, crash at Le Tour and today's sport
Elsewhere, Ireland won a medal the World University Games while we have an update on Damien Duff’s future.
Ireland's Fiona Doyle adds bronze medal to Olympic qualification
The 23-year-old claimed third in the 100m Breaststroke at the World University Games after securing an ‘A’ qualification time yesterday.
Fiona Doyle's mother arrested in relation to abuse investigation
Breda O’Brien was released without charge this afternoon.
Pipe bomb found under car of Fiona Doyle
A cordon and road closures were put in place and a number of nearby houses were evacuated.
Fiona Doyle: There are women out there who facilitate the rape and abuse of their children
Fiona revealed today that her life story is being made into a film.
Fiona Doyle on new sentence for rapist father: "I'm not a victim anymore, I'm now a survivor"
Patrick O’Brien will now spend another 7 years in jail after it was ruled that his original three year sentence was too lenient.
Court hears Patrick O'Brien's sentence was too lenient regardless of age or medical condition
The 74-year-old’s sentence was revised after the Court of Criminal Appeal ruled that his original three year sentence was too lenient.
Court rules Patrick O'Brien's sentence for raping his daughter was too lenient
Patrick O’Brien had been given a 12-year sentence with 9 years suspended for the serial rape of his daughter Fiona Doyle.
Sexual abuse victim: 'We can't fix another's pain, only witness it. Thank you for being my witness.'
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is currently recruiting for volunteers.
Ireland's Fiona Doyle reaches 50m Breaststroke final at Euros
There was disappointment, however, for fellow Irish swimmer Sycerika McMahon.
Fiona Doyle unlikely to benefit following reports of Efimova doping positive
The Irish swimmer finished second to Russia’s Yulia Efimova athlete at the World University Games last summer.
Ireland’s Barry Murphy wins bronze medal at European Swimming Championships
The swimmer produced a fantastic display to finish third today.
Irish swimmer Meegan breaks the national 1500m record by almost 10 seconds
Meanwhile, Barry Murphy and Fiona Doyle have qualified for the semi-finals of the European Short Course Swimming Championships.
Extract: I watched my father walk free from court after confessing to raping me
A sentence delivered by a judge frustrated by the inconsistent application of sentencing guidelines in Ireland saw Fiona Doyle’s abuser initially walk free from court – even after he admitted to sexually abusing her throughout her childhood.
You tell ’em, Andy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week
Also featuring Gary Player, Joey Barton and Cian Healy.
Fiona Doyle fails to gain place in final despite breaking Irish record
The Irish swimmer finished with a time of 31.52 seconds this evening.
Doyle takes place in world's top 20 as McMahon heads for Texas with new national record
Limerick native Fiona Doyle was a split second off her personal best in the 200 metre breaststroke.
'Bittersweet' night as Fiona Doyle finishes 11th in the world
Lithuanian teen Ruta Meilutyte blitzed the field to set a new world record in tonight’s 100m breaststroke semi-finals.
Fiona Doyle taking fresh belief and form to World Championships
Winning World University Games silver has only just started to settle in as the Calgary-based swimmer lines up in Barcelona
Fiona Doyle misses out on bronze medal — by 1/100th of a second
Limerick’s Doyle finished fourth by the smallest of margins in the 50m breaststroke final.
Fiona Doyle wins silver for Ireland at World University Games
Fiona Doyle set a new Irish senior record as she finished second in today’s 100m breaststroke final.
Abuse survivor Fiona Doyle calls for minimum sentences for rape
The Wicklow woman, who suffered a decade of abuse at the hands of her father, is backing the findings of a report on sentencing.
Campaign to help sex abuse survivors launched
The movement has called for change and more transparency in Ireland’s justice system.
DPP to appeal Patrick O'Brien sentence
Fiona Doyle said today that she may also pursue her mother in the courts.