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

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

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

Oct 14th 2019, 9:25 PM 42,757 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 14th 2019, 10:28 AM 20,653 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 5th 2019, 5:28 PM 2,077 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 38,642 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 30th 2019, 4:08 PM 7,620 Views 0 Comments

‘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

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

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

Sep 26th 2019, 9:38 PM 2,892 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

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

Sep 7th 2019, 4:37 PM 6,802 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games

Aug 31st 2019, 10:27 AM 4,059 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 28th 2019, 8:01 PM 63,096 Views 28 Comments

How his military career shaped Jim Gavin the manager.

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

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

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

Aug 27th 2019, 7:30 PM 6,720 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team

Aug 19th 2019, 12:28 PM 4,243 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Updated Aug 16th 2019, 10:41 PM 5,076 Views 0 Comments

Leona Maguire is also on the charge in Northern Ireland.

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

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

Ireland's Natalya Coyle qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Aug 11th 2019, 7:01 PM 8,332 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

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

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

Amateur champion Sugrue to lead Ireland at European Championships

Jun 27th 2019, 1:22 PM 3,973 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games

May 28th 2019, 1:41 PM 2,478 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

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

May 21st 2019, 3:28 PM 11,037 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

May 21st 2019, 7:15 AM 7,985 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

May 18th 2019, 10:40 PM 8,431 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

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

Apr 22nd 2019, 1:24 PM 6,403 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

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

Apr 5th 2019, 1:31 PM 3,925 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

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

Apr 1st 2019, 1:26 PM 3,233 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Ulster duo Maguire and McDowell lead in California and Dominican Republic

Mar 31st 2019, 11:45 AM 4,876 Views 0 Comments

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

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan

Feb 14th 2019, 1:07 PM 2,495 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a mixed opening round in Australia.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Quinn hits landmark as Irish duo help Arsenal past United into League Cup final
# Gunning For Glory
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# Gunning For Glory

Quinn hits landmark as Irish duo help Arsenal past United into League Cup final

Feb 7th 2019, 10:37 PM 4,344 Views 1 Comment

The Gunners now face City in a repeat of the 2018 decider.

Tipp star in line for AFLW debut while four other Irish set to start this weekend
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# Flying The Flag

Tipp star in line for AFLW debut while four other Irish set to start this weekend

Feb 7th 2019, 4:02 PM 4,472 Views 2 Comments

Aisling McCarthy has made the Western Bulldogs cut with her ‘power, speed and ball-handling ability’ impressing.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:02 PM 7,623 Views 1 Comment

The Donegal star kicked a goal, while Cora Staunton finished with two.

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

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend
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# Flying The Flag

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend

Jan 31st 2019, 11:19 AM 8,007 Views 1 Comment

Donegal star forward Yvonne Bonner and Mayo duo Sarah Rowe and Cora Staunton all start.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 21 January, 2019

'She’s got plenty of tricks' - Rowe catches the eye on big weekend for Irish in Oz
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# Crossing Codes

'She’s got plenty of tricks' - Rowe catches the eye on big weekend for Irish in Oz

Jan 21st 2019, 10:47 AM 9,471 Views 0 Comments

The Mayo star impressed in her first AFLW run-out, as did Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco
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# Flying The Flag

Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco

Dec 19th 2018, 9:38 AM 4,520 Views 0 Comments

The Cavan golfer is five shots off the lead at the Lalla Aicha Tour School.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 17 December, 2018

All positive as Leona Maguire stays well on course for European Tour card in Morocco
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

All positive as Leona Maguire stays well on course for European Tour card in Morocco

Dec 17th 2018, 5:27 PM 5,256 Views 0 Comments

After carding 68 and 70 in the opening two rounds, the Cavan golfer’s bid is going to plan.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 3 December, 2018

Irish referee O'Neill selected for next year's Women's World Cup
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# Flying The Flag

Irish referee O'Neill selected for next year's Women's World Cup

Dec 3rd 2018, 4:00 PM 12,519 Views 5 Comments

The Wexford native will officiate at next summer’s tournament in France.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Going for gold! Harrington books second World Championship final with stunning performance
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# Flying The Flag

Going for gold! Harrington books second World Championship final with stunning performance

Nov 22nd 2018, 12:52 PM 3,560 Views 2 Comments

A class act.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Dublin teen Niamh Coyne storms to stunning silver at Youth Olympic Games
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# Swim Good

Dublin teen Niamh Coyne storms to stunning silver at Youth Olympic Games

Oct 11th 2018, 12:22 AM 3,253 Views 7 Comments

Mona McSharry just missed out on the podium.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 20 August, 2018

Ireland captain McCabe leads the way with Arsenal brace on busy day across the water
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Ireland captain McCabe leads the way with Arsenal brace on busy day across the water

Aug 20th 2018, 12:23 PM 3,765 Views 1 Comment

There was plenty of Irish involvement in the group stages of the Women’s Super League Continental Cup.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Good news for Irish duo in Oz as Nash and O'Connor elevated for same AFL game
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# Head To Head

Good news for Irish duo in Oz as Nash and O'Connor elevated for same AFL game

Aug 9th 2018, 3:19 PM 5,466 Views 1 Comment

Meath’s Conor Nash is set for his AFL debut while Kerry’s Mark O’Connor has also been promoted as Hawthorn and Geelong face off.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs
# Smoke On The Water
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# Smoke On The Water

Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs

Aug 4th 2018, 3:12 PM 4,052 Views 1 Comment

Shane Ryan is also in action in the 50m backstroke final.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Good day for Team Ireland in Glasgow as O'Donovans power into European semis
# Skibbereen Success
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# Skibbereen Success

Good day for Team Ireland in Glasgow as O'Donovans power into European semis

Aug 2nd 2018, 4:23 PM 4,150 Views 2 Comments

There was success for Gary and Paul, while Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll also qualified for semi-finals.

'If you told us before that we'd get to a quarter-final, we'd have bit your hand off'
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# World Cup Fever

'If you told us before that we'd get to a quarter-final, we'd have bit your hand off'

Aug 2nd 2018, 9:55 AM 3,959 Views 2 Comments

Ireland look to go one further this evening as their Hockey World Cup dream continues.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Ireland's Hockey World Cup quarter-final against India will be shown live on RTÉ
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# Green Army

Ireland's Hockey World Cup quarter-final against India will be shown live on RTÉ

Jul 31st 2018, 7:28 PM 22,582 Views 25 Comments

Graham Shaw’s side will hope to add to their incredible journey on Thursday evening.