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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Making waves

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# Making waves
Ireland's 4x200m men's freestyle team finish sixth in World Championship final
Mona McSharry set another Irish record to book her place in tomorrow’s 100m breaststroke final.
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McSharry and Wiffen qualify for the Olympics on opening day of national swimming trials
Darragh Greene and Shane Ryan also swam within their necessary Olympic times, with Greene setting a new Irish senior record.
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'The aristocracy of radio': What will Bauer's purchase of Communicorp mean for Irish airwaves and listeners?
Bauer’s Irish move could be a ‘shot in the arm’ for the radio industry here.
# breaking boundaries
'She hopes it encourages young girls to get into the game' - world-class Dublin teen the focus of new film
‘Seven Feet Nine and a Quarter Inches’ maps the meteoric rise of Katie Sheldon as she makes waves on the darts scene.
# Making waves
Brendan O'Connor to permanently take over RTÉ's Marian Finucane slot
The Cork native will take over the 11am-1pm weekend slot from mid-March
# Winning
15-year-old from Meath takes first place in the men's Liffey Swim race
Sinead Delaney, also from Meath, came first in the women’s race.
# Making waves
Dublin trio break record swimming the North Channel from Northern Ireland to Scotland
The North Channel is considered one of the toughest open water swims in the world because of extreme cold water temperatures.
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Ireland's Eddie Dunbar finishes an impressive third in 12th stage of Giro d'Italia
The 22-year-old Team INEOS rider finished strongly as the race made its way to the Italian Alps.
# Making waves
Ferrari rookie Leclerc claims maiden pole with lap record
The 21-tear-old Formula One rookie became the first Monegasque driver ever to take pole for a world championship race.
# Making waves
'When they went to the crowd the place erupted. I think people were speechless at that'
Wicklow lost the Leinster minor semi-final replay last weekend, but manager Kevin O’Brien is hopeful it’s just the beginning.
# Making waves
18 for 18: Swimming sensation Mona McSharry continues to ride on the crest of a wave
The 17-year-old World Junior champion swimmer is a strong prospect for Ireland in 2018.
# moves like jager
Irish prop Jager retained by Crusaders for 2018 Super Rugby season
“We have a lot of confidence in Oli’s ability,” says Scott Robertson.
# Making waves
2FM has more daily listeners than Today FM for the first time since Gerry Ryan's death
The survey covers the summer months and shows that over 3.1 million Irish people listen to the radio every day.
# Making waves
'He has a track record of success and really backs himself. That filters down to the team'
Ireland’s new era begins with the first competitive match under Colin Bell away to Northern Ireland tomorrow.
# 17 again
McSharry keeps on winning as she storms into another final at World Championships
Bangor swimmer Conor Ferguson is also in action in the 200m backstroke final tonight.
# Making waves
Gold for Ireland! Shane Ryan storms to glory at the World University Games
Ryan set a new Irish record and pocketed Ireland’s second-ever swimming gold at the Games in Taipei.
# major shock
Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday
Jelena Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to reach the Roland Garros decider since 1983, where she will face Romania’s Simona Halep.
# Man of the Moment
The world's media is talking about 'Ireland's first openly gay Prime Minister'
The new Fine Gael leader has been making waves.
# The World is Watching
Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines
BBC, CNN and the Huffington Post were among the outlets to cover it.
# Making waves
Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist
The 21-year-old’s outstanding efforts were rewarded at her third Paralympics with a bronze medal.
# Making waves
Galway has been voted one of Europe's Capitals of Culture 2020
An Irish city last held the title in 2005.
# Making waves
O'Gorman hopes to cement an attacking role after last night's Ireland hat-trick
The UCD Waves player normally appears at right-back for Ireland.
# Making waves
Wicklow's Sammy the Seal is going viral all over the world
Stealin’ fish, menacing fishmongers, all that jazz.
# outrageous fortune
This magazine cover shows exactly what Donald Trump is doing to his opponents
Trump is leading the Republican field in several states, despite (because of?) his comments about immigrant “rapists”.
# drive time
Eoghan McDermott's star is on the rise with a big new role at 2FM
He’s taking over from Colm Hayes.
# bless
Twitter has a special place reserved for all those who came #HomeToVote
Globally significant hashtag’s are given special place in their HQ.
# Making waves
Co Clare wave energy project awarded €23m to develop technology
ESB-led renewable energy project aims to generate electricity by 2018.
# Making waves
Scary video shows woman almost swept out to sea (after getting overconfident)
You shouldn’t taunt nature.
# Making waves
Here they are, the best wave photos of the week
Wind and waves.
# Making waves
Watch this man propose to his girlfriend... while wakeboarding
She said KERSPLOOSH.
# Making waves
VIDEO: David Beckham stars in new Guy Ritchie-directed H and M commercial
We’re still not sure if there’s any legitimate reason for him to jump into the pool.
# Making waves
VIDEO: Protester disrupts Boat Race
Trenton Oldfield put his neck on the line for what he believes and halted the historical event for a good 20 minutes.
# Making waves
Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships
A group of six are set to compete in the very first international competition of its kind in Lima later this month.