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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# fourth

All time
# Potential
Munster's Phillips shines as Ireland 7s finish fourth in Vancouver
Ireland came up short against Kenya and Great Britain after impressing en route to the semi-finals.
# fourth
The biggest favourite at the 2018 Winter Olympics failed to defend her title
In the end, Mikaela Shiffrin didn’t even win a medal.
# Rio 2016
Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium
The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.
# Reaction
'The best sprint performance we’ve ever had in the history of athletics'
Former sprint hurdles athlete Derval O’Rourke was effusive in her praise for the Waterford native.
# Upset
Journeyman McGirt grinds out first PGA Tour victory as McIlroy shares fourth
Meanwhile, world number two Jordan Spieth closed with a 73 to finish in a tie for 57th
# fourth
Swansea hold City, but Pellegrini delivers Champions League place for Pep
Andre Ayew’s deflected free-kick made for a nervy second half, but CIty kept a firm grip on the result they needed.
# booze
When it comes to alcohol abuse, the Irish aren't the worst in the world
We’re actually the fourth worst, according to a new report.
# Gavin McCarthy
Garda appeal on fourth anniversary of shooting of 21-year-old
With the fourth anniversary of the shooting of Gavin McCarthy being marked today, gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
# agonising
So close! Byrne 'delighted' despite medal heartbreak
Meanwhile, the sailing event in which Ireland are competing has been delayed.