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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Golden Girl

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'I just knew I was capable of doing something great' - Ellen Keane's nerveless gold medal performance in Tokyo
The Clontarf swimmer clinched Ireland’s first medal of the Paralympic Games earlier.
Ellen Keane storms to gold to seal Ireland's first medal of Paralympic Games
The Dubliner came home in a time of 1.19.93.
Adeleke: 'I’m just so happy to be able to come here and perform and do my country proud'
The Tallaght AC sensation stormed to glory at the European U20 Championships this evening.
Niamh McCarthy is European Champion as McKillop secures outstanding silver
Niamh McCarthy secured Ireland’s second gold medal at the European Championships in Bydgoszcz.
Ciara Mageean becomes first Irishwoman to break two-minute mark over 800m
The 28-year-old produced a blistering run in Bern.
'Without faith, I don’t know if I would have been able to believe that I could have done something'
Ireland’s 17-year-old sprint sensation Rhasidat Adeleke on athletics, the Leaving Cert and what’s next.
Golden girl Adeleke seals sprint double at European Youth Olympics
The teenager produced another hugely impressive performance to claim 200 metres gold.
Wicklow teen Lara Gillespie wins stunning gold at European junior championship
The 17-year-old demonstrated her huge potential on the track in Switzerland.
Ireland's Sarah Healy dominates the field to claim brilliant gold at European Championships
The 17-year-old clocked a championship and Irish youth record in this evening’s 3,000m final.
'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'
Irish teenage sprinter Gina Akpe-Moses on triumphing at the European U20 Championships, sudden media scrutiny, national identity and sports psychology.
Poll: Do you think Oprah Winfrey would be a good US presidential candidate?
Other celebrities including Kanye West and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson have said they’re considering their candidacy.
'I'm putting this down, it's too heavy' - Night of triumph as Saoirse finally gets her gong
It was a case of fifth time lucky at the major Hollywood awards for the Co Carlow actress last night.
18 for 18: Bray's Daina Moorehouse isn't the next Katie Taylor, but has an eye on her crown
Daina Moorehouse didn’t lose a single round as she conquered province, country and continent in her Junior Cert year.
Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans
It’s been some year for the 17-year-old Sligo swimmer.
Ireland's golden girl McSharry crowned world champion in Indianapolis
The 17-year-old added to her growing medal haul last night.
Gold glory for Ireland's Jenny Egan as she defends her World Cup title
‘I like this place!’
'It was the first time I felt as nervous as I did in 2012': Taylor rises to the Wembley occasion
The Bray boxer recorded her fifth professional victory last night and could now be set to fight in Las Vegas this summer.
Unstoppable! Katie Taylor wins yet again and claims her first pro belt
She overcame Germany’s Nina Meinke at Wembley Stadium.
Sizing John storms to thrilling Gold Cup win for 'Queen of Cheltenham' Harrington
Willie Mullins and Paul Townend were on the double earlier also.
Better late than never! Olive Loughnane finally receives 2009 World Championship gold
‘It was great to share the moment with all the Irish fans here.’
Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer
It’s a busy day for Team Ireland in Baku.
Katie Taylor is fighting an Azerbaijani on home turf next... but does she look like she's worried?
“I’m going to enjoy it, the atmosphere is going to be fantastic. It’s going to be such a tough contest, but these are the kind of fights that I cherish.”
Stephanie Roche is back home but it's not for long as talks with two English clubs begin
The Irish international admits a move back closer to home is the preferred option having had her American dream crushed.
Katie Taylor has been crowned Sportswoman of the Year
The boxer enjoyed yet another record-breaking year.
Power ranking Katie Taylor's 8 most memorable victories
On the back of the Bray native’s World Championships win yesterday, we recall her greatest triumphs.
Gold medal joy for Katie Taylor at European Boxing Championships
The Bray native was pushed all the way by Estelle Mossely of France.
WATCH: Katie Taylor's gold medal bout at the European Championships
The Olympic champion is taking on the French boxer that defeated her London 2012 rival Sofya Ochigava.
100-year-old American teacher Agnes has no plans to give up the day job
At Sundance School, New Jersey, it’s ok to call your teacher Granny.
The best pictures from Katie Taylor's two wins in 24 hours
The Olympic champion beat Finland’s Mira Potkonen in Bray last night.
Good times: Sports stars reflect on their sporting highlight of 2012
The words ‘Katie’ and ‘Taylor’ pop up a couple of times in our conversations with athletes across different disciplines.
Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more
Aileen Morrison does not like setting targets for this morning’s Olympic triathlon, but that hasn’t prevented others doing it for her.
Home is the hero: Katie Taylor touches down in Dublin
The 25-year-old sealed her fourth world title in a row with a solid 11-7 win over Russian southpaw Sofya Ochigava yesterday.
Homecoming queen: Golden girl Britton returns home to Ireland
IN PICTURES: Friends, family and supporters turned out at Dublin Airport last night to welcome home European Cross Country champion Fionnuala Britton.
Gold not a given for excellent Taylor
Katie Taylor has been in impressive form at the European Championships but it doesn’t mean she will have it all her own way next summer.
Taylor safely through in Rotterdam
Bray lightweight Katie Taylor booked her place in the quarter-finals of the European Women’s Boxing Championships this afternoon.
Awesome Taylor wins fourth successive European Union crown
Bray fighter scores convincing 25-9 victory over Karolina Graczyk in Poland this afternoon.