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# Gold

Last year
2022
# world champions
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy win gold at World Rowing Championships
What a performance.
# Happy Days
Ireland's Paul O'Donovan breaks record and wins World Cup gold
The 28-year-old Olympic gold medallist also made history with a time of 6:47.15
All time
# Wave Goodbye
Irish Paralympic legend Michael McKillop retires at 31
The Antrim man reflected on a superb career.
# success
Midnight Shadow strikes Paddy Power gold
Famous Cheltenham success for Sue Smith and Ryan Mania.
# Kellie's coming home
Cheers on the streets of north Dublin city as Olympic star Kellie Harrington arrives home
The champion boxer returned with other members of the Olympic team today.
Olympic champion received hero's welcome in Dublin this evening.
Dublin City Council approves lighting up Five Lamps landmark to acknowledge Harrington’s achievement.
"I'm delighted to be bringing the gold back to the north inner city," Harrington said today.
Freedom of Dublin sought for Kellie Harrington ahead of her homecoming
'An inspiration': Ireland sends its congratulations as Kellie Harrington claims gold in Tokyo
# Gold
Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira
The Irish boxer beat the Brazilian with a unanimous decision victory.
# Going For Gold
Quiz: How much do you know about gold?
Will you take the top prize?
# tokyo 2020
Parchment wins men's Olympic 110m hurdles gold and US relay woes strike again
Parchment clocked 13.04 seconds, to trump fading world champion Grant Holloway.
# Gold
'I will always be proud of what I achieved': Michelle Smith congratulates rowers on success
Michelle Smith won three gold medals in the 1996 games.
# Gold for Ireland
'A tremendous achievement’: Ireland sends congratulations as Skibbereen pair take gold in Tokyo
President Michael D Higgins congratulated the pair on their “tremendous” achievement
President Michael D Higgins congratulated the pair on their "tremendous" achievement.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the win will "inspire generations to come".
Olympic Breakfast: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secure gold for Ireland
McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo
# Gold
McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo
The pair produced a brilliant performance to finish first in a time of 6:06.43.
# RIP
3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55
She was the quiet half of a powerful partnership with the outgoing Marnie McBean.
# On the box
Here are the classic games coming up on eir Sport
Fans of Manchester United, Liverpool, rugby and GAA are in for a sporting bonanza over the next week.
# always believe in your soul
Gardaí looking for owners of gold coins and brooch found in Limerick
The items were recovered in Abbeyfeale in 2011.
# Drugs
Man arrested after €45k worth of drugs, gold bars and alcohol found in Dublin
The seizure took place after a residence was searched in Inchicore yesterday.
# on fire
Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League
Thomas Barr and Sarah Healy were also flying the flag in Birmingham.
# Afghanistan
At least 30 killed when shaft built by people looking for gold collapses
Illegal mining is common in Afghanistan, with the Taliban relying on the sector for much of its revenue.
# Take a Bow
Ireland's Lenihan breaks world record twice on the way to winning gold
The North Cork AC athlete produced scores of 32.28 metres and 32.95 metres in Berlin.
# Hope
Tottenham star bidding to avoid military service with gold at Asian Games
Son Heung-Min’s South Korea face a tough run to the final of the competition after failing to top their group.
# Gold
15-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke storms to 200m gold for Ireland at European Championships
The Dublin teenager stormed to victory in the 200m final on Saturday evening in Hungary.
# Baby Canelo
Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships
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.
# all that litters
Over €300 million worth of gold spilled onto a Russian runway after a cargo plane shed its load
The cargo of bars of concentrated ore used to transport the precious metals weighed 9.3 tonnes.
# zzzzzzzzz
Jamie Dornan, Shane Lowry, Ronan Keating and Paul O'Connell just hit the golf course together
Lads on tour.
# Colombo
Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum
The man is reportedly a courier for an organised smuggling ring.
# Genocide
Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors
The murders are alleged to have happened during the summer months.
# Showjumping
Huge night as Ireland win team gold at the European Championships
A fantastic achievement!
# future is bright
Ireland's young guns just keep winning as Healy stuns the field to take European 1500m gold
The girls 4x100m relay team also won bronze – Ireland’s sixth medal of the championships.
# howaya
17 of the best memes from the genius 'Roddy Doyle's Star Trek' Facebook page
The gift that keeps on giving.
# Untouchable
Gold! McKillop bags London double as he storms to remarkable ninth World title
The Antrim man stormed to victory in the T37 1500m final at the World Para Athletics Championships this evening.
# Gold
'There was holy war over it - she left him!': Irish horseowner steals show on At The Races
Unsurprisingly, Limerick man Josh Sheahan’s interviews on the UK racing channel earned rave reviews.
# winners
Gold for Ireland at modern pentathlon World Cup event
Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe claimed the top prize in Poland today.
# rusting
Annalise Murphy among athletes who are returning their Olympic medals
Some of the Olympic medals are rusting, flaking and turning black.
# hidden treasure
Who stashed this gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery
A couple who donated the piano to a nearby school are set to lose out on the money.
# Trapped
Irishman tells of four year ordeal as he is accused of €135 million cocaine and gold robbery
Kenny Coalter said all he wants is to return to Ireland and visit his elderly mother.
# Gold
Weeks after retiring, Jessica Ennis-Hill to receive third world title
Tatyana Chernova’s 2011 world heptathlon gold medal has been annulled due to doping violations, with Jessica Ennis-Hill in line to benefit.
# mad cap scheme
Trump is selling gold-trimmed Make America Great Again Christmas ornaments for $149
He’ll need to sell 1,597,315 ornamental hats to claw back what his campaign spent in October.
# Golden Boy
Man finds €3.5 million worth of gold in house he inherited
“It was under the furniture, under piles of linen, in the bathroom… everywhere.”
# Stability
Here's how Trump's victory affected the dollar
One market analyst described it as “a bloodbath”.
# Rio 2016
Gold star Michael McKillop blows field away to defend Paralympic title in sensational fashion
The Antrim athlete remains untouchable as he stormed to 1500m glory.
# happy out
The photos of Michael D welcoming home Ireland's Olympians are glorious
A grand day at the Áras.