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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 7 July, 2020

#Flying the flag

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 30 May, 2020

From The42 No joy for the Irish in Germany as Donegal striker Barrett sees red on Bundesliga restart Back In Business

No joy for the Irish in Germany as Donegal striker Barrett sees red on Bundesliga restart

The focus switches to Claire O’Riordan and her MSV Duisburg side today.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 17 February, 2020

From The42 'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew Famous Five

'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew

Leinster’s returning international quintet played their part in securing another win for the province at the RDS on Saturday.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 10 February, 2020

From The42 More winning debuts, goals and county teammates going head-to-head on AFLW opening weekend Irish Eye

More winning debuts, goals and county teammates going head-to-head on AFLW opening weekend

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy led the Irish contingent Down Under.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 7 February, 2020

From The42 Irish duo Meadow and Maguire on the hunt in Oz as McDowell the pick of the bunch at Pebble Beach Flying The Flag

Irish duo Meadow and Maguire on the hunt in Oz as McDowell the pick of the bunch at Pebble Beach

The pair are both in the top 20 at the Vic Open as part of the LGPA tour.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

From The42 Joy for Irish duo as Arsenal beat City to book League Cup final date with Chelsea Flying The Flag

Joy for Irish duo as Arsenal beat City to book League Cup final date with Chelsea

Katie McCabe played the full game for the Gunners.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 27 January, 2020

From The42 Kay bags bronze for Ireland at Track Cycling World Cup in Canada Flying The Flag

Kay bags bronze for Ireland at Track Cycling World Cup in Canada

A strong showing from Team Ireland across the pond.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 19 January, 2020

From The42 'As hard as it is, you just embrace it' - A Kerryman's solo cycle home from New Zealand Around The World

'As hard as it is, you just embrace it' - A Kerryman's solo cycle home from New Zealand

Tomás Mac an t-Saoir has already conquered Africa and America. His attention now turns to the rest of the world.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Over €1.85 million in funding announced to promote Irish artists abroad in more than 40 countries

The funding will help put Irish talent on ‘the world’s finest stages’ in the coming months.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 15 December, 2019

From The42 Dream debut for Cork 20-year-old as Teehan stuns Smith at Ally Pally Terrific Teehan This post contains videos

Dream debut for Cork 20-year-old as Teehan stuns Smith at Ally Pally

The Irish youngster made his World Darts Championship bow one to remember, while Fermanagh’s Brendan Dolan also prevailed.

From The42 Ireland captain helps champions Arsenal stay top of the league for Christmas Flying The Flag

Ireland captain helps champions Arsenal stay top of the league for Christmas

A look back on today’s Women’s Super League action.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 8 December, 2019

From The42 Brilliant bronze for Shane Ryan ensures Ireland's big week at Europeans ends on a high Making A Splash

Brilliant bronze for Shane Ryan ensures Ireland's big week at Europeans ends on a high

Ryan bagged bronze in the 50m backstroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

From The42 European bronze for McSharry as Sligo 19-year-old clocks new Irish senior record Bronze Age

European bronze for McSharry as Sligo 19-year-old clocks new Irish senior record

The teen sensation rounded off a successful day for Team Ireland in Glasgow.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 4 November, 2019

From The42 Ireland international trials with West Ham on busy day of representation across the water Flying The Flag

Ireland international trials with West Ham on busy day of representation across the water

Meanwhile, Girls in Green goalkeeper Grace Moloney hit the 150 mark at Reading.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 31 October, 2019

From The42 Champions League joy for Irish trio as Arsenal and Glasgow march into quarter-finals Euro Vision

Champions League joy for Irish trio as Arsenal and Glasgow march into quarter-finals

Louise Quinn and Katie McCabe’s Gunners and Clare Shine’s Glasgow City reached the last eight tonight.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

From The42 18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute Flying The Flag

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute

All has been resolved with fixtures in place for next year.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

From The42 'The dream has always been to get onto the LPGA. If a girl from Cavan can do it, then anybody can' The Big Time

'The dream has always been to get onto the LPGA. If a girl from Cavan can do it, then anybody can'

Leona Maguire is primed for the world’s biggest stage in 2020 after her remarkable rise to the top.

From The42 Back-to-back champion Sanita Puspure one of five Irish up for prestigious World Rowing Awards World Class

Back-to-back champion Sanita Puspure one of five Irish up for prestigious World Rowing Awards

New crew of Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy and fellow Corkman Ronan Byrne are also nominated.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 14 October, 2019

From The42 'Absolutely huge' - Ireland crowned European AFL champions after remarkable showing in London On The Up

'Absolutely huge' - Ireland crowned European AFL champions after remarkable showing in London

Mike Currane’s Irish Banshees won five games from five, and didn’t concede a single score.

From The42 'I gave out the jerseys the other day and there were lads with tears in their eyes' Flying The Flag

'I gave out the jerseys the other day and there were lads with tears in their eyes'

The Irish Defence Forces are off to the Chinese city of Wuhan to compete at the World Military Games this week.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From The42 Three from three for Ireland as Walsh eases into World Championships last 16 Going Well

Three from three for Ireland as Walsh eases into World Championships last 16

The Belfast boxer follows in the footsteps of Cork’s Christina Desmond and Cavan’s Ceire Smith.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From The42 All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020 Capital Loss

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020

All-Star defender Sinéad Goldrick and key forward Niamh McEvoy become the first Dubs to join the Irish invasion Down Under.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 30 September, 2019

From The42 Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after Onwards This post contains videos

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after

‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From The42 McCabe helps Arsenal coast through to Women's Champions League last 16 Flying The Flag

McCabe helps Arsenal coast through to Women's Champions League last 16

The Ireland captain started as Arsenal saw off Fiorentina this evening.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 7 September, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage 14 at Vuelta to continue incredible season Flying The Flag

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage 14 at Vuelta to continue incredible season

The 28-year-old Bora-Hansgrohe rider secured his 13th stage win of the year.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 31 August, 2019

From The42 Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games Flying The Flag

Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games

The W2 crew of Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley became the fourth Irish boat to qualify for Tokyo.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From The42 'I've lost some great friends - pilots in aviation accidents. Life can be very fickle' Flying The Flag

'I've lost some great friends - pilots in aviation accidents. Life can be very fickle'

How his military career shaped Jim Gavin the manager.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

From The42 Ireland U21 stars Idah and Connolly set to make full senior debuts across the water tonight Big Futures

Ireland U21 stars Idah and Connolly set to make full senior debuts across the water tonight

There’s strong Irish involvement across the board in the Carabao Cup.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 19 August, 2019

From The42 Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team Flying The Flag

Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team

Conor Purcell and Caolan Rafferty are also named in the GB and Ireland team to face USA next month.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 16 August, 2019

From The42 Home favourite Meadow leads the way at the World Invitational in Ballymena Flying The Flag

Home favourite Meadow leads the way at the World Invitational in Ballymena

Leona Maguire is also on the charge in Northern Ireland.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Natalya Coyle qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics Flying The Flag

Ireland's Natalya Coyle qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Meath woman finished eighth at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 As it happened: Dundalk v Riga, Champions League first qualifying round first-leg Flying The Flag

As it happened: Dundalk v Riga, Champions League first qualifying round first-leg

Oriel Park played host to the European clash.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 27 June, 2019

From The42 Amateur champion Sugrue to lead Ireland at European Championships Flying The Flag

Amateur champion Sugrue to lead Ireland at European Championships

The Mallow golfer will play in the Irish Open Pro-Am before travelling to Sweden.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From The42 Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games Flying The Flag

Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games

Minsk is hosting this year’s event, which takes place from 21-30 June.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

From The42 Ireland trio named in Barbarians squad to face England in historic Twickenham clash Flying The Flag

Ireland trio named in Barbarians squad to face England in historic Twickenham clash

The Baa Baas women’s side face the Red Roses as part of a double-header in London next month.

From The42 The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under CrossCoders

The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under

Kate Flood and Áine Tighe were both delighted to put pen to paper and sign for Trent Cooper’s Freo.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 18 May, 2019

From The42 Three-try Ospreys beat Scarlets to take final Champions Cup spot Flying The Flag

Three-try Ospreys beat Scarlets to take final Champions Cup spot

Scarlets will have to make do with a place in the Challenge Cup next season.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 22 April, 2019

From The42 'It's been encouraging' - Lowry and Power take 'many positives' from top-six finishes Irish Eye

'It's been encouraging' - Lowry and Power take 'many positives' from top-six finishes

So close, but yet so far at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 5 April, 2019

From The42 Down's Olivia Mehaffey makes history as she qualifies for final round at Augusta Flying The Flag

Down's Olivia Mehaffey makes history as she qualifies for final round at Augusta

Tied for 11th, the 21-year-old will now compete at the home of the Masters.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 April, 2019

From The42 Wait for first pro win continues as Maguire finishes two shots behind in California Irish Eye

Wait for first pro win continues as Maguire finishes two shots behind in California

The Cavan golfer slipped up on the final day at the IOA Championship.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From The42 Ulster duo Maguire and McDowell lead in California and Dominican Republic On The Cusp

Ulster duo Maguire and McDowell lead in California and Dominican Republic

Leona Maguire and Graeme McDowell both front their respective fields going into their final rounds.

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