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#Golden Girl

# golden-girl - Thursday 26 August, 2021

'I just knew I was capable of doing something great' - Ellen Keane's nerveless gold medal performance in Tokyo
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'I just knew I was capable of doing something great' - Ellen Keane's nerveless gold medal performance in Tokyo

Aug 26th 2021, 4:00 PM 24,728 Views 12 Comments

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
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Ellen Keane storms to gold to seal Ireland's first medal of Paralympic Games

Aug 26th 2021, 11:55 AM 42,891 Views 33 Comments

The Dubliner came home in a time of 1.19.93.

# golden-girl - Friday 16 July, 2021

Adeleke: 'I’m just so happy to be able to come here and perform and do my country proud'
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Adeleke: 'I’m just so happy to be able to come here and perform and do my country proud'

Jul 16th 2021, 11:31 PM 7,928 Views 5 Comments

The Tallaght AC sensation stormed to glory at the European U20 Championships this evening.

# golden-girl - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Niamh McCarthy is European Champion as McKillop secures outstanding silver
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Niamh McCarthy is European Champion as McKillop secures outstanding silver

Jun 5th 2021, 9:35 PM 5,468 Views 0 Comments

Niamh McCarthy secured Ireland’s second gold medal at the European Championships in Bydgoszcz.

# golden-girl - Friday 24 July, 2020

Ciara Mageean becomes first Irishwoman to break two-minute mark over 800m
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Ciara Mageean becomes first Irishwoman to break two-minute mark over 800m

Jul 24th 2020, 5:24 PM 11,233 Views 6 Comments

The 28-year-old produced a blistering run in Bern.

# golden-girl - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'Without faith, I don’t know if I would have been able to believe that I could have done something'
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'Without faith, I don’t know if I would have been able to believe that I could have done something'

Jan 14th 2020, 9:30 PM 20,045 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s 17-year-old sprint sensation Rhasidat Adeleke on athletics, the Leaving Cert and what’s next.

# golden-girl - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Golden girl Adeleke seals sprint double at European Youth Olympics
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Golden girl Adeleke seals sprint double at European Youth Olympics

Jul 25th 2019, 5:58 PM 31,311 Views 35 Comments

The teenager produced another hugely impressive performance to claim 200 metres gold.

# golden-girl - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Wicklow teen Lara Gillespie wins stunning gold at European junior championship
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Wicklow teen Lara Gillespie wins stunning gold at European junior championship

Aug 25th 2018, 8:29 PM 18,989 Views 9 Comments

The 17-year-old demonstrated her huge potential on the track in Switzerland.

# golden-girl - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ireland's Sarah Healy dominates the field to claim brilliant gold at European Championships
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Ireland's Sarah Healy dominates the field to claim brilliant gold at European Championships

Jul 6th 2018, 6:02 PM 37,631 Views 16 Comments

The 17-year-old clocked a championship and Irish youth record in this evening’s 3,000m final.

# golden-girl - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'
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'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'

May 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 44,211 Views 14 Comments

Irish teenage sprinter Gina Akpe-Moses on triumphing at the European U20 Championships, sudden media scrutiny, national identity and sports psychology.

# golden-girl - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Poll: Do you think Oprah Winfrey would be a good US presidential candidate?
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# Golden Girl

Poll: Do you think Oprah Winfrey would be a good US presidential candidate?

Jan 10th 2018, 9:10 AM 47,184 Views 153 Comments

Other celebrities including Kanye West and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson have said they’re considering their candidacy.

# golden-girl - Monday 8 January, 2018

'I'm putting this down, it's too heavy' - Night of triumph as Saoirse finally gets her gong
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'I'm putting this down, it's too heavy' - Night of triumph as Saoirse finally gets her gong

Jan 8th 2018, 9:13 AM 47,388 Views 53 Comments

It was a case of fifth time lucky at the major Hollywood awards for the Co Carlow actress last night.

# golden-girl - Sunday 31 December, 2017

18 for 18: Bray's Daina Moorehouse isn't the next Katie Taylor, but has an eye on her crown
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18 for 18: Bray's Daina Moorehouse isn't the next Katie Taylor, but has an eye on her crown

Dec 31st 2017, 7:30 AM 4,061 Views 4 Comments

Daina Moorehouse didn’t lose a single round as she conquered province, country and continent in her Junior Cert year.

# golden-girl - Friday 15 December, 2017

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

Dec 15th 2017, 5:40 PM 3,706 Views 5 Comments

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

# golden-girl - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Ireland's golden girl McSharry crowned world champion in Indianapolis
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Ireland's golden girl McSharry crowned world champion in Indianapolis

Aug 27th 2017, 9:14 AM 8,127 Views 4 Comments

The 17-year-old added to her growing medal haul last night.

# golden-girl - Monday 22 May, 2017

Gold glory for Ireland's Jenny Egan as she defends her World Cup title
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Gold glory for Ireland's Jenny Egan as she defends her World Cup title

May 22nd 2017, 8:52 AM 2,923 Views 0 Comments

‘I like this place!’

# golden-girl - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'It was the first time I felt as nervous as I did in 2012': Taylor rises to the Wembley occasion
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'It was the first time I felt as nervous as I did in 2012': Taylor rises to the Wembley occasion

Apr 30th 2017, 9:05 AM 7,073 Views 4 Comments

The Bray boxer recorded her fifth professional victory last night and could now be set to fight in Las Vegas this summer.

# golden-girl - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Unstoppable! Katie Taylor wins yet again and claims her first pro belt
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Unstoppable! Katie Taylor wins yet again and claims her first pro belt

Apr 29th 2017, 7:28 PM 28,074 Views 20 Comments

She overcame Germany’s Nina Meinke at Wembley Stadium.

# golden-girl - Friday 17 March, 2017

Sizing John storms to thrilling Gold Cup win for 'Queen of Cheltenham' Harrington
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Sizing John storms to thrilling Gold Cup win for 'Queen of Cheltenham' Harrington

Mar 17th 2017, 4:00 PM 19,110 Views 13 Comments

Willie Mullins and Paul Townend were on the double earlier also.

# golden-girl - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Better late than never! Olive Loughnane finally receives 2009 World Championship gold
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Better late than never! Olive Loughnane finally receives 2009 World Championship gold

Jul 6th 2016, 8:51 PM 9,604 Views 10 Comments

‘It was great to share the moment with all the Irish fans here.’

# golden-girl - Friday 26 June, 2015

Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer
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Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer

Jun 26th 2015, 9:18 AM 16,826 Views 27 Comments

It’s a busy day for Team Ireland in Baku.

# golden-girl - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Katie Taylor is fighting an Azerbaijani on home turf next... but does she look like she's worried?
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# Baku 2015

Katie Taylor is fighting an Azerbaijani on home turf next... but does she look like she's worried?

Jun 25th 2015, 10:15 PM 6,454 Views 7 Comments

“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.”

# golden-girl - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Stephanie Roche is back home but it's not for long as talks with two English clubs begin
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# Taking Stock

Stephanie Roche is back home but it's not for long as talks with two English clubs begin

Jun 9th 2015, 7:02 PM 26,735 Views 32 Comments

The Irish international admits a move back closer to home is the preferred option having had her American dream crushed.

# golden-girl - Friday 19 December, 2014

Katie Taylor has been crowned Sportswoman of the Year
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Katie Taylor has been crowned Sportswoman of the Year

Dec 19th 2014, 9:15 PM 5,300 Views 6 Comments

The boxer enjoyed yet another record-breaking year.

# golden-girl - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Power ranking Katie Taylor's 8 most memorable victories
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Power ranking Katie Taylor's 8 most memorable victories

Nov 25th 2014, 1:11 PM 2,894 Views 0 Comments

On the back of the Bray native’s World Championships win yesterday, we recall her greatest triumphs.

# golden-girl - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Gold medal joy for Katie Taylor at European Boxing Championships
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Gold medal joy for Katie Taylor at European Boxing Championships

Jun 7th 2014, 1:24 PM 21,198 Views 55 Comments

The Bray native was pushed all the way by Estelle Mossely of France.

WATCH: Katie Taylor's gold medal bout at the European Championships
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WATCH: Katie Taylor's gold medal bout at the European Championships

Jun 7th 2014, 12:46 PM 7,629 Views 20 Comments

The Olympic champion is taking on the French boxer that defeated her London 2012 rival Sofya Ochigava.

# golden-girl - Monday 13 January, 2014

100-year-old American teacher Agnes has no plans to give up the day job
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100-year-old American teacher Agnes has no plans to give up the day job

Jan 13th 2014, 3:15 PM 5,688 Views 3 Comments

At Sundance School, New Jersey, it’s ok to call your teacher Granny.

# golden-girl - Sunday 1 December, 2013

The best pictures from Katie Taylor's two wins in 24 hours
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The best pictures from Katie Taylor's two wins in 24 hours

Dec 1st 2013, 11:36 AM 3,690 Views 2 Comments

The Olympic champion beat Finland’s Mira Potkonen in Bray last night.

# golden-girl - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Good times: Sports stars reflect on their sporting highlight of 2012
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Good times: Sports stars reflect on their sporting highlight of 2012

Dec 27th 2012, 11:30 AM 3,747 Views 1 Comment

The words ‘Katie’ and ‘Taylor’ pop up a couple of times in our conversations with athletes across different disciplines.

# golden-girl - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more
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Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more

Aug 4th 2012, 6:55 AM 593 Views 0 Comments

Aileen Morrison does not like setting targets for this morning’s Olympic triathlon, but that hasn’t prevented others doing it for her.

# golden-girl - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Home is the hero: Katie Taylor touches down in Dublin
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Home is the hero: Katie Taylor touches down in Dublin

May 20th 2012, 6:37 PM 7,858 Views 29 Comments

The 25-year-old sealed her fourth world title in a row with a solid 11-7 win over Russian southpaw Sofya Ochigava yesterday.

# golden-girl - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Homecoming queen: Golden girl Britton returns home to Ireland
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Homecoming queen: Golden girl Britton returns home to Ireland

Dec 13th 2011, 11:48 AM 2,281 Views 3 Comments

IN PICTURES: Friends, family and supporters turned out at Dublin Airport last night to welcome home European Cross Country champion Fionnuala Britton.

# golden-girl - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Gold not a given for excellent Taylor
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Gold not a given for excellent Taylor

Oct 22nd 2011, 12:23 PM 556 Views 0 Comments

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.

# golden-girl - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Taylor safely through in Rotterdam
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Taylor safely through in Rotterdam

Oct 18th 2011, 3:48 PM 395 Views 5 Comments

Bray lightweight Katie Taylor booked her place in the quarter-finals of the European Women’s Boxing Championships this afternoon.

# golden-girl - Saturday 4 June, 2011

Awesome Taylor wins fourth successive European Union crown
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Awesome Taylor wins fourth successive European Union crown

Jun 4th 2011, 3:57 PM 395 Views 0 Comments

Bray fighter scores convincing 25-9 victory over Karolina Graczyk in Poland this afternoon.