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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# kellie harrington

This year
# championship rounds
Welterweight woe for Amy Broadhurst as Gráinne Walsh prevails on epic Elite Finals night
Twenty-five National Elite champions were crowned on an explosive night at Dublin’s National Stadium.
Last year
# Boxing
Kellie Harrington's autobiography wins the Irish Sports Book of the Year
It overcame competition from five other nominees.
# pure class
Harrington dominates professional knockout artist to get Europeans off to flyer
The Dubliner was too much for former professional world champ and 2019 European silver medallist Maiva Hamadouche in her preliminary bout.
# Tripple Whammy
Kellie Harrington, Ailbhe Smyth, and Professor Mary Aiken receive Freedom of Dublin
The three women are receiving the award this evening.
# tough at the top
'Sport is a lonely place. Only the strongest survive really'
Kellie Harrington and Ellen Keane share an insight into the very top level of sport.
# kellie harrington
'I just know that it's a sh**show at the moment and it's been like that for a number of years'
Kellie Harrington on the ongoing Irish boxing controversy, and recent World Championship glory.
# Freedom of the City
Kellie Harrington is set to be awarded the Freedom of Dublin City
LGBT activist Ailbhe Smyth and cyberpsychology expert Professor Mary Aiken are also set to be conferred with the honour.
# Setback
Olympic champion Kellie Harrington won't compete at World Championships
The Dubliner has been ruled out through injury.
# perfect harmony
'I know that the target is on my back but I do just see myself as a contender'
Kellie Harrington is ready to take on the world again after a few weeks in which she won Strandja gold, sang on the Late Late, and married her partner Mandy.
Ellen Keane and Kellie Harrington to lead Dublin's St Patrick's Day Parade
The Parade is returning to Dublin this year.
# Dominant
O'Rourke joins Harrington in claiming gold at prestigious Strandja tournament
The Tokyo Olympians took gold in Sofia, neither of them losing a fight in the eyes of a single judge all week.
# Knock-out
Kellie Harrington teams up with Roddy Doyle for autobiography
It will be published later this year.
# issue
'I’ve gotten over it, but I used to have a really bad relationship with food'
Irish Olympian Jack Woolley on the challenge of making weight and how sport ultimately saved him.
All time
# Results are In
Taylor and Harrington voted Ireland's most admired athletes in 2021
Rachael Blackmore and Johnny Sexton share second place on the poll conducted by Teneo Sport.
# nominees
Six women included on RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year 2021 shortlist
The winner will be announced on Saturday, 18 December,
# Golden Moment
Kellie Harrington's Olympic success ranked most impactful sports story of 2021
The Core Cultural Index surveyed 1,000 adults in Ireland each month over the last year.
# no to pro
'You have these vultures trying to earn off you. I'm not a businesswoman so I'm not into that'
Olympic champion Kellie Harrington explains why she’s happy to stay in the amateur ranks.
# Harri's Game
Kellie Harrington's brother lands key coaching job in Icelandic soccer
Christopher Harrington has been hired as assistant coach of KR women’s team.
# Support
'She can capitalise on what she's done' - Egan backs Harrington call to stay amateur
The Olympic champion has decided to focus on retaining her title in Paris in 2024.
# real recognise real
Taylor on Harrington: 'What she's doing for those kids - inspiring a generation - is very, very special'
‘The young girls growing up actually watching Kellie win that gold medal: you have no idea what that’s going to do for kids in that area.’
# Options
Harrington weighing up big decision on future amid offers to turn professional
The Olympic champion says her next move must suit her partner, Mandy Loughlin, as well as her family.
# Gold in Portland Row
'Even if Kellie hadn't won gold, we would have done this. It's because of who she is'
Portland Row and the whole north inner city flocked the streets to welcome their Olympic champion, Kellie Harrington, back home.
# golden day
In pictures: Kellie Harrington's triumphant homecoming
Soak in the scenes of a glorious day in Dublin.
# 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
# Home Sweet Home
Kellie Harrington just wants a cup of tea and a scone
‘Everyone is saying, ‘Ah, you’ve a great community. Your community is fantastic.’ Sure I’m saying that forever, like!’
# Options
Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?
Gavan Casey explores three potential avenues for Ireland’s third Olympic boxing champion, all of which may appeal to her for different reasons.
# dublin 1 world nil
Olympic champ Harrington to travel through Dublin's north inner city on open-top bus tomorrow
The bus will take in on its route Portland Row, Harrington’s home street.
# kellie harrington
Freedom of Dublin sought for Kellie Harrington ahead of her homecoming
The gold medal-winning boxer is due to arrive home tomorrow.
# Options
Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan
And a mega fight with Katie Taylor would be ‘massive’.
# Olympics
'An inspiration': Ireland sends its congratulations as Kellie Harrington claims gold in Tokyo
“Hers is an exceptional achievement, and she is an inspiration for us all,” Michael D Higgins said.
Ireland's Kellie Harrington won gold at the women's Olympic lightweight boxing final.
"Hers is an exceptional achievement, and she is an inspiration for us all," Michael D Higgins said.
Today is the final day of the Tokyo 2020 games.
President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win
McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo
# Pride of Ireland
'Welcome to the club, champ': Sporting world lines up to pay tribute to Kellie Harrington
Kellie Harrington joined an elite club as she won Olympic lightweight gold for Ireland on Sunday morning.
# Gold
Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira
The Irish boxer beat the Brazilian with a unanimous decision victory.
# Olympics
'Safe but spectacular': Council planning for Kellie Harrington's Dublin homecoming
The boxer will come back from the Olympics next week with at least a silver medal.
# kellie harrington
'To have the support of the people back home, to put a smile on the nation's face, it's just great'
The Dublin boxer will fight for a gold medal in Tokyo on Sunday morning.
# Going For Gold
Kellie Harrington wins Olympic boxing semi-final in Tokyo
Harrington faced Thai opponent Sudaporn Seesondee.
# Update
Olympic Breakfast: Kellie Harrington becomes Ireland's latest medalist in Tokyo
Here’s what you missed while you were sleeping…
# Hakuna Matata
Kellie Harrington wins quarter-final to secure Olympic bronze medal
The Dubliner was too strong for Algeria’s Imane Khelif.
# Update
Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track
Belfast boxer Walsh provided a memorable moment on another busy morning for Team Ireland in Tokyo.
# Classy
Kellie Harrington delivers impressive performance on Olympic debut
The Dublin fighter comfortably saw off the challenge of Italy’s Rebecca Nicoli.
# tokyo 2020
Harrington and Irvine to carry Irish flag at Olympics opening ceremony
Kellie Harrington welcomes ‘an amazing honour’ ahead of Friday’s parade of nations.