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#History in the making

# history-in-the-making - Friday 5 October, 2018

'The west of Ireland should be really proud of these men'

Andy Friend hailed a ‘gutsy’ inter-pro win that means far more than bragging rights for Connacht.

# history-in-the-making - Saturday 5 August, 2017

From The42 Calm, cool, ruthless, ballistic: 3 years on from Ireland's momentous win over the Black Ferns History In The Making This post contains videos

Calm, cool, ruthless, ballistic: 3 years on from Ireland's momentous win over the Black Ferns

How Ireland Women shocked everyone but themselves to beat New Zealand 14 – 17 and end their run of four straight World Cup titles.

# history-in-the-making - Monday 10 July, 2017

Venus Williams crushes Konjuh to become oldest Wimbledon quarter-finalist since Navratilova

Meanwhile, Johanna Konta has given Britain their first female quarter-finalist in sw19 since 1984.

# history-in-the-making - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Ireland to play without fear as they look to turn a corner with historic win over England

After a difficult winter, Ireland begin a defining summer against near neighbours England at Bristol tomorrow.

# history-in-the-making - Saturday 5 November, 2016

# history-in-the-making - Sunday 7 February, 2016

133 years of the 4, 5 and 6 Nations Championship: Can Ireland complete its first 3-in-a-row?

Most back-to-back champs have not fared well when they try for a third straight Championship.

# history-in-the-making - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Cavan's Maggie Farrelly became the first woman to referee a senior men's county game tonight

Farrelly has been making a habit of breaking glass ceilings in GAA refereeing recently.

# history-in-the-making - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

‘15 years playing with the club and I never played in the GAA centre’

The long wait finally ended for Michael Quinlivan and Clonmel Commercials last Sunday.

# history-in-the-making - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

2011 All-Ireland minor hero in historic Galway intermediate hurling team

Shane Maloney is a familiar face in the Tribesmen’s line-up.

# history-in-the-making - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

5 perfectly reasonable excuses to stay up all night watching Samoa take on the All Blacks

Admit it, you’re willing to stay up until 5am to get your fix of international rugby.

# history-in-the-making - Sunday 28 June, 2015

5 talking points from Westmeath’s incredible victory over Meath

The Lake County will face Dublin in the Leinster final on 12 July.

# history-in-the-making - Saturday 23 May, 2015

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede

The nation holds its breath.

# history-in-the-making - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Here's what the President is up to on day one of his State visit to the UK

A meeting with the Queen, an address to both houses of Parliament, and a State banquet among other things…