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#Flying the flag

# 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 4,202 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 18,553 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
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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 10,350 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
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# Flying The Flag

Brilliant Paul Dunne beats Rory McIlroy to the British Masters

Oct 1st 2017, 4:22 PM 53,948 Views 86 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 6,619 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
From The42
# 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 6,608 Views 9 Comments

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

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Natalya Coyle in silver medal position going into World Championship final day
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# Flying The Flag

Natalya Coyle in silver medal position going into World Championship final day

Aug 26th 2017, 1:13 PM 13,838 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Olympian finished second overall in the fencing event.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships

Aug 22nd 2017, 3:11 PM 2,656 Views 7 Comments

The pair – who have made history this year already – defeated Japanese opposition to progress in Glasgow.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'Dublin has a special place in my heart': Stormzy wore the tricolour and gave it socks on stage at Longitude
# Scenes
From The Daily Edge
# Scenes

'Dublin has a special place in my heart': Stormzy wore the tricolour and gave it socks on stage at Longitude

Jul 15th 2017, 10:30 AM 6,334 Views 7 Comments

A special night.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships

Jun 24th 2017, 6:29 PM 4,438 Views 2 Comments

Barr clocked a time of 49.73 in the 400m hurdles final in Vaasa.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 23 June, 2017

Thomas Barr among Irish to book final spots at European Team Championships
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# Flying The Flag

Thomas Barr among Irish to book final spots at European Team Championships

Jun 23rd 2017, 5:40 PM 3,220 Views 4 Comments

The Olympic finalist and six others from Team Ireland will line out in finals tomorrow.

Shelbourne drawn with Linfield in the Women's Champions League
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

Shelbourne drawn with Linfield in the Women's Champions League

Jun 23rd 2017, 1:14 PM 2,618 Views 2 Comments

The WNL champions will also face opposition from Poland and Finland in the qualifying group stage.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 21 January, 2017

What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC

Jan 21st 2017, 9:00 AM 8,218 Views 2 Comments

Cavan-born Laura Corrigan Duryea is flying the tricolour in the Women’s AFL.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 24 November, 2016

McDowell and Lowry just three shots adrift at the World Cup of Golf
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

McDowell and Lowry just three shots adrift at the World Cup of Golf

Nov 24th 2016, 10:05 AM 3,612 Views 1 Comment

The Irish pair lie in a tie for seventh after the opening round.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

'If they've got 10 minutes spare I’d probably pick the whole lot of them!' - O'Neill praises Dundalk
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

'If they've got 10 minutes spare I’d probably pick the whole lot of them!' - O'Neill praises Dundalk

Oct 4th 2016, 7:52 AM 22,286 Views 27 Comments

The Ireland boss described the Lilywhites’ Europa League win over Maccabi Tel Aviv as the ‘best ever.”

# flying-the-flag - Friday 29 July, 2016

Martin O'Neill is planning a trip to Dundalk and Cork's big European nights
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# Flying The Flag

Martin O'Neill is planning a trip to Dundalk and Cork's big European nights

Jul 29th 2016, 2:16 PM 4,248 Views 9 Comments

The senior international boss has been impressed by the ‘fantastic’ performances of Ireland’s top two clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 22 April, 2016

UCC Diaspora FC aiming for London FA Junior Cup glory
# Skull And Crossbones
From The42
# Skull And Crossbones

UCC Diaspora FC aiming for London FA Junior Cup glory

Apr 22nd 2016, 7:24 AM 5,629 Views 0 Comments

UCC Diaspora FC take on FC Hamlets in tomorrow’s final in London.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day
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# Flying The Flag

Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day

Mar 15th 2016, 4:48 PM 22,238 Views 22 Comments

From pre-schools to the Garda College – here’s how Ireland has been marking the day.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 14 January, 2016

"It's beyond all our wildest dreams": Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations
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# Flying The Flag

"It's beyond all our wildest dreams": Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations

Jan 14th 2016, 10:31 PM 30,670 Views 36 Comments

The director of Room, Lenny Abrahamson, said he is “so delighted” with his nominations.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'You only get one shot at this' - Doyle ready for the big stage after biding her time
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# Flying The Flag

'You only get one shot at this' - Doyle ready for the big stage after biding her time

Dec 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 40,086 Views 10 Comments

Canadian-based swimmer Fiona Doyle was the first Irish athlete to qualify for Rio 2016.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 11 December, 2015

New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one
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# Flying The Flag

New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one

Dec 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 37,593 Views 72 Comments

Unfortunately it’s not this one.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 12 October, 2015

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final

Oct 12th 2015, 9:35 PM 7,438 Views 6 Comments

He becomes the second Irishman to go through to the finals.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 21 June, 2015

It couldn't be tighter at the top of the US Open and Shane Lowry is right in the mix
# In Contention
From The42
# In Contention

It couldn't be tighter at the top of the US Open and Shane Lowry is right in the mix

Jun 21st 2015, 8:55 AM 10,419 Views 8 Comments

The Irishman charged into contention on moving day at Chambers Bay.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Irish referee hoping to inspire more females with appearance at World Cup finals
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# Flying The Flag

Irish referee hoping to inspire more females with appearance at World Cup finals

Apr 18th 2015, 11:05 PM 5,076 Views 1 Comment

Michelle O’Neill will represent the country at this summer’s tournament in Canada.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Irish referee Michelle O'Neill picked for the World Cup
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# Flying The Flag

Irish referee Michelle O'Neill picked for the World Cup

Mar 31st 2015, 9:29 PM 6,725 Views 4 Comments

The Wexford official has been chosen for this summer’s finals in Canada.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 8 March, 2015

'I surprised myself but it's a great feeling to pass out those guys and win a medal for Ireland'
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

'I surprised myself but it's a great feeling to pass out those guys and win a medal for Ireland'

Mar 8th 2015, 8:01 PM 4,400 Views 11 Comments

It was another memorable day for Irish athletics in Prague.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 7 March, 2015

An Irish athlete chose the best time possible to run a personal best at the European Indoors
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# Flying The Flag

An Irish athlete chose the best time possible to run a personal best at the European Indoors

Mar 7th 2015, 12:57 PM 7,183 Views 4 Comments

John Travers is in with a medal chance in Prague.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)
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# Flying The Flag

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)

Jan 20th 2015, 2:28 PM 11,281 Views 40 Comments

The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 December, 2014

Twitter congratulates Stephanie Roche on making the Puskas Award final
# Social Media
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# Social Media

Twitter congratulates Stephanie Roche on making the Puskas Award final

Dec 1st 2014, 6:46 PM 8,174 Views 13 Comments

Dara Ó Briain was among hundreds of well-wishers after today’s news.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

'I just hope people vote' - Roche aiming for Fifa Puskas Award glory
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# Flying The Flag

'I just hope people vote' - Roche aiming for Fifa Puskas Award glory

Nov 19th 2014, 6:01 PM 16,834 Views 42 Comments

We spoke to the Ireland striker hoping to follow in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Ireland's Stephanie Roche nominated for Fifa's goal of the year prize
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# Flying The Flag

Ireland's Stephanie Roche nominated for Fifa's goal of the year prize

Nov 12th 2014, 5:01 PM 27,325 Views 22 Comments

The Dubliner’s name is among the likes of Robin van Persie, Diego Costa and James Rodriguez on the shortlist for the Puskas Award.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Here's the letter a pro-LGBT mayor wrote to right-wing activists targeting her city
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From The Daily Edge
# Flying The Flag

Here's the letter a pro-LGBT mayor wrote to right-wing activists targeting her city

Jul 17th 2014, 1:50 PM 3,031 Views 3 Comments

Strong stuff.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Another baffling decision at the World Cup as Swiss have perfectly-good goal ruled out
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# Flying The Flag

Another baffling decision at the World Cup as Swiss have perfectly-good goal ruled out

Jun 15th 2014, 7:34 PM 8,748 Views 8 Comments

Keeping with the narrative of the tournament so far, Josip Drmic was incorrectly judged to have been offside.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 25 April, 2014

In pictures: Munster players and fans make their presence felt in Marseilles
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# Flying The Flag

In pictures: Munster players and fans make their presence felt in Marseilles

Apr 25th 2014, 9:02 PM 9,698 Views 15 Comments

7,000 fans from the southern province are turning the port town red as we speak.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 30 August, 2013

Silver and bronze for Ireland at Para-cycling World Championships
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# Flying The Flag

Silver and bronze for Ireland at Para-cycling World Championships

Aug 30th 2013, 8:25 PM 3,467 Views 10 Comments

There was joy for Mark Rohan and Colin Lynch in Canada today.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 July, 2013

12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia
# Lions 2013
From The42
# Lions 2013

12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia

Jul 1st 2013, 9:00 PM 23,213 Views 18 Comments

Rugby fans from the Emerald Isle are doing the country proud Down Under.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 6 April, 2013

'I feel like Stone Cold Steve Austin' - McGregor believes it's only the beginning
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From The42
# Flying The Flag

'I feel like Stone Cold Steve Austin' - McGregor believes it's only the beginning

Apr 6th 2013, 6:37 PM 3,752 Views 5 Comments

After stealing the show in Sweden, the Irish MMA fighter is hungry to make a name for himself at the top.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Purple marks the safe spot: Senator calls for introduction of flag system
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# Flying The Flag

Purple marks the safe spot: Senator calls for introduction of flag system

Oct 11th 2012, 7:30 AM 9,543 Views 29 Comments

Modelled on a UK system, Ivana Bacik believes safety in town and city centres can be improved.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 16 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Dan Martin
# 11 Days To Go
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# 11 Days To Go

London 2012: Introducing... Dan Martin

Jul 16th 2012, 7:25 PM 3,275 Views 3 Comments

The Tour de France competitor is part of Ireland’s three-man road race team.