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#Flying the flag

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

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend
# Flying The Flag
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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 8,025 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
# Crossing Codes
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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 9,482 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
# Flying The Flag
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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 4,537 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 5,267 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 12,522 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
# Flying The Flag
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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 3,577 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
# Swim Good
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# Swim Good

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

Oct 11th 2018, 12:22 AM 3,255 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 3,785 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
# Head To Head
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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 5,479 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 4,059 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 4,162 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'
# World Cup Fever
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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 3,960 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
# Green Army
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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 22,587 Views 25 Comments

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

Key Ireland midfielder O'Sullivan helps US side past Lyon to historic silverware
# World Beaters
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# World Beaters

Key Ireland midfielder O'Sullivan helps US side past Lyon to historic silverware

Jul 31st 2018, 6:59 PM 7,477 Views 0 Comments

North Carolina Courage lifted the inaugural Women’s International Champions Cup crown.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Debut goal for Burke and Maguire hat-trick - Successful day for Preston's Irish
# Deadly Duo
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# Deadly Duo

Debut goal for Burke and Maguire hat-trick - Successful day for Preston's Irish

Jul 7th 2018, 3:47 PM 10,910 Views 3 Comments

Not bad, not bad….

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Sophie O'Sullivan finishes strongly to win 800m heat on Ireland debut
# Runs In The Family
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# Runs In The Family

Sophie O'Sullivan finishes strongly to win 800m heat on Ireland debut

Jul 5th 2018, 5:56 PM 57,276 Views 28 Comments

The 16-year-old was in action at the European U18 Athletics Championships in Gyor.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 29 June, 2018

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut

Jun 29th 2018, 3:00 PM 28,823 Views 10 Comments

A great achievement for the St Kilda 21-year-old.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Irish contingent to the fore as USA make history and stun Scotland
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Irish contingent to the fore as USA make history and stun Scotland

Jun 17th 2018, 9:08 AM 31,236 Views 10 Comments

It finished 30-29 in Houston.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 11 June, 2018

Irish boxers Walsh and Harrington win bronze at European Championships
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Irish boxers Walsh and Harrington win bronze at European Championships

Jun 11th 2018, 4:56 PM 2,702 Views 2 Comments

The pair have both medalled in Sofia after semi-final defeats.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Ireland captain McCabe rifles home super goal as Arsenal beat Liverpool
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Ireland captain McCabe rifles home super goal as Arsenal beat Liverpool

Apr 24th 2018, 10:47 PM 5,106 Views 1 Comment

The Gunners winger was on target in their 3-0 FA Women’s Super League win tonight.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 23 April, 2018

Irish shine at Para Swimming World Series as Ellen Keane bags trio of medals
# Across The Pond
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# Across The Pond

Irish shine at Para Swimming World Series as Ellen Keane bags trio of medals

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:46 PM 2,035 Views 0 Comments

Nicole Turner also earned a silver medal in Indianapolis.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance

Apr 19th 2018, 11:58 AM 6,631 Views 5 Comments

The Laois man will become the fourth Irish player to hit the 150 mark.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there'
# Representing
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# Representing

'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there'

Apr 4th 2018, 7:21 PM 4,453 Views 1 Comment

Armagh’s Caroline O’Hanlon and Tyrone’s Neamh Woods are teammates on the NI netball side at the Commonwealth Games.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships
# Baby Canelo
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# Baby Canelo

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Apr 1st 2018, 6:15 PM 5,444 Views 0 Comments

Amy Broadhurst went all the way in the lightweight division in Romania, while team-mate Aoife O’Rourke was forced to withdraw from her final.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 30 March, 2018

Bright start for Irish contingent as last chance Masters bid underway in Houston
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Bright start for Irish contingent as last chance Masters bid underway in Houston

Mar 30th 2018, 9:59 AM 5,595 Views 0 Comments

Three of the four sit inside the top ten.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Career-best PGA Tour finishes for Ireland's Paul Dunne and Seamus Power
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Career-best PGA Tour finishes for Ireland's Paul Dunne and Seamus Power

Mar 25th 2018, 10:29 PM 11,273 Views 3 Comments

American Brice Garnett won the Corales Championship by four strokes.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 19 February, 2018

Ireland to send team of four to next month's World Indoor Championships
# Birmingham Bound
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# Birmingham Bound

Ireland to send team of four to next month's World Indoor Championships

Feb 19th 2018, 2:02 PM 4,013 Views 3 Comments

The in-form Phil Healy and Olympian Ciara Mageean are both on the all-women Team Ireland.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden

Feb 18th 2018, 5:00 PM 14,058 Views 15 Comments

The Slieverue native was greeted by his mother at the finish line after a career-best this afternoon.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under

Feb 3rd 2018, 4:52 PM 11,981 Views 4 Comments

Laura Corrigan Duryea’s Melbourne FC snatched the win at the death.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 1 February, 2018

It's Mayo v Cavan Down Under as Cora Staunton set for first AFLW start
# Round One
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# Round One

It's Mayo v Cavan Down Under as Cora Staunton set for first AFLW start

Feb 1st 2018, 10:08 AM 5,592 Views 1 Comment

Staunton and Laura Corrigan Duryea are flying the flag as GWS and Melbourne clash in round one.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Pro boxing no longer a man's world as Taylor and Hearn lead movement with different motives
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Pro boxing no longer a man's world as Taylor and Hearn lead movement with different motives

Jan 7th 2018, 10:00 AM 20,599 Views 33 Comments

Katie Taylor is changing the game again, and the Irish people will have a major role to play in her efforts.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 January, 2018

Big Sam hails fit-again James McCarthy as Everton's 'shining light' in United loss
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Big Sam hails fit-again James McCarthy as Everton's 'shining light' in United loss

Jan 1st 2018, 9:54 PM 14,006 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland midfielder came off the bench against Manchester United earlier.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'
# Writing History
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# Writing History

'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'

Dec 24th 2017, 12:00 PM 16,588 Views 0 Comments

Sorcha Tiernan on an historic summer of basketball for the Ireland U18s, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the court.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 15 December, 2017

Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans
# 17 Again
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# 17 Again

Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans

Dec 15th 2017, 5:40 PM 3,692 Views 5 Comments

It’s been some year for the 17-year-old Sligo swimmer.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 13 November, 2017

Strong Irish contingent help Glasgow City to their 11th Scottish league title in-a-row
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# Flying The Flag

Strong Irish contingent help Glasgow City to their 11th Scottish league title in-a-row

Nov 13th 2017, 10:49 AM 4,188 Views 0 Comments

Katie McCabe, Noelle Murray, Keeva Keenan and Savannah McCarthy were all involved.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'
# O'brien Duo
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# O'brien Duo

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'

Nov 7th 2017, 12:00 PM 18,547 Views 18 Comments

History-making trainer Joseph O’Brien, who edged his dad Aidan to land the Melbourne Cup, is just coming to terms with his win.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Ireland get World Cup off to the perfect start with massive win over Italy
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Ireland get World Cup off to the perfect start with massive win over Italy

Oct 29th 2017, 10:09 AM 10,342 Views 21 Comments

Liam Finn was in fine form as his side won 36-12.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Brilliant Paul Dunne beats Rory McIlroy to the British Masters
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Brilliant Paul Dunne beats Rory McIlroy to the British Masters

Oct 1st 2017, 4:22 PM 53,937 Views 81 Comments

The Wicklow golfer shot a final round 61 to win his first European Tour event.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg
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# Flying The Flag

UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg

Sep 27th 2017, 9:03 PM 6,604 Views 3 Comments

The SSE Airtricity League U19 champions saw off Molde tonight.

More history to be made by Joy Neville as she'll take charge of men's international
# Breaking New Ground
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# Breaking New Ground

More history to be made by Joy Neville as she'll take charge of men's international

Sep 27th 2017, 10:06 AM 6,596 Views 9 Comments

The former Ireland back row will become one of the first female referees to oversee a men’s international next month.