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#Michael McKillop

# michael-mckillop - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Irish Paralympic legend Michael McKillop retires at 31
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Irish Paralympic legend Michael McKillop retires at 31

Nov 25th 2021, 8:52 PM 3,023 Views 1 Comment

The Antrim man reflected on a superb career.

# michael-mckillop - Friday 10 September, 2021

'An itch is still there' - Four-time Paralympic gold medalist McKillop not ready to retire yet
# Interview
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# Interview

'An itch is still there' - Four-time Paralympic gold medalist McKillop not ready to retire yet

Sep 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 1,821 Views 0 Comments

Four-time gold Paralympic medalist Michael McKillop hasn’t made any definite decision on his future.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 4 September, 2021

'I left my spikes out on the track and walked away' - Heartbreak for McKillop in 1500m final
# Tough To Take
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# Tough To Take

'I left my spikes out on the track and walked away' - Heartbreak for McKillop in 1500m final

Sep 4th 2021, 12:29 PM 63,465 Views 10 Comments

Michael McKillop finished eighth in the Paralympic T38 1500m final.

# michael-mckillop - Friday 3 September, 2021

'The one thing I have left to prove to myself is that I can be back on that podium again'
# Michael McKillop
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# Michael McKillop

'The one thing I have left to prove to myself is that I can be back on that podium again'

Sep 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 2,402 Views 2 Comments

Michael races in the T38 1500m final tomorrow in Tokyo.

# michael-mckillop - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

'This will be our fourth Games together, it's great' - two of Ireland's top stars set for Tokyo
# Dynamic Duo
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# Dynamic Duo

'This will be our fourth Games together, it's great' - two of Ireland's top stars set for Tokyo

Jul 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 4,210 Views 1 Comment

Jason Smyth on his long-time team-mate, Michael McKillop, and former coach, Stephen Maguire, the new Head of High Performance Coaching with Sport Ireland.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Niamh McCarthy is European Champion as McKillop secures outstanding silver
# Golden Girl
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# Golden Girl

Niamh McCarthy is European Champion as McKillop secures outstanding silver

Jun 5th 2021, 9:35 PM 5,433 Views 0 Comments

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

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'All I want to do is run': Injured McKillop remains an inspiration for Irish sport to draw on
# Legacy
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# Legacy

'All I want to do is run': Injured McKillop remains an inspiration for Irish sport to draw on

Aug 18th 2018, 7:45 AM 2,704 Views 1 Comment

Injury will keep McKillop out of European Championship action next week, but his influence will be a lasting one.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Gold! McKillop bags London double as he storms to remarkable ninth World title
# Untouchable
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# Untouchable

Gold! McKillop bags London double as he storms to remarkable ninth World title

Jul 22nd 2017, 10:38 PM 4,683 Views 4 Comments

The Antrim man stormed to victory in the T37 1500m final at the World Para Athletics Championships this evening.

# michael-mckillop - Monday 17 July, 2017

Watch: Untouchable Smyth and McKillop deliver double gold for Ireland in 10 minutes
# Gold Rush
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# Gold Rush

Watch: Untouchable Smyth and McKillop deliver double gold for Ireland in 10 minutes

Jul 17th 2017, 11:39 AM 10,926 Views 6 Comments

It was another memorable night at London’s Olympic Stadium.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Michael McKillop wins 800m heat at World Para Athletics Championships in bizarre circumstances
# Unusual Race
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# Unusual Race

Michael McKillop wins 800m heat at World Para Athletics Championships in bizarre circumstances

Jul 15th 2017, 10:15 AM 8,757 Views 7 Comments

The race leader dropped out after the first lap after opening a significant lead.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 24 September, 2016

'I don't want to be just known as the athlete who runs around every four years and wins gold medals'
# Interview
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# Interview

'I don't want to be just known as the athlete who runs around every four years and wins gold medals'

Sep 24th 2016, 8:30 AM 11,123 Views 3 Comments

Michael McKillop may have returned from Rio with another gold medal but it has been a difficult couple of months for the athlete.

# michael-mckillop - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Nobody knows but I've had a foot injury for the last 3 months. I couldn't get out of bed in the morning'
# Magic Michael
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# Magic Michael

'Nobody knows but I've had a foot injury for the last 3 months. I couldn't get out of bed in the morning'

Sep 12th 2016, 7:30 AM 15,167 Views 4 Comments

An emotional Michael McKillop reflects on his fourth Paralympic gold and what it means at the end of a difficult year.

# michael-mckillop - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From rock bottom to top of the world in five weeks, emotional McKillop seizes his moment
# The Long Road To Glory
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# The Long Road To Glory

From rock bottom to top of the world in five weeks, emotional McKillop seizes his moment

Sep 11th 2016, 7:46 PM 14,252 Views 6 Comments

Michael McKillop used the difficult days as motivation to drive him on to Paralympic glory in Rio earlier.

Gold star Michael McKillop blows field away to defend Paralympic title in sensational fashion
# Rio 2016
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# Rio 2016

Gold star Michael McKillop blows field away to defend Paralympic title in sensational fashion

Sep 11th 2016, 4:13 PM 53,251 Views 15 Comments

The Antrim athlete remains untouchable as he stormed to 1500m glory.

The golden boys: McKillop using Smyth room-mate rivalry to spur him on for Rio defence
# Golden Boys
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# Golden Boys

The golden boys: McKillop using Smyth room-mate rivalry to spur him on for Rio defence

Sep 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 6,911 Views 0 Comments

The Antrim athlete looks to defend his 1500m title this afternoon.

Paralympic Breakfast: All eyes on Ireland's Michael McKillop as he aims for 4th gold medal
# Preview
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# Preview

Paralympic Breakfast: All eyes on Ireland's Michael McKillop as he aims for 4th gold medal

Sep 11th 2016, 7:00 AM 2,406 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Ellen Keane is among the other athletes due to represent Team Ireland today.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

'I have to come back from Rio with a gold medal or else everyone will say it's been a failure for me'
# More Than Sport
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# More Than Sport

'I have to come back from Rio with a gold medal or else everyone will say it's been a failure for me'

Jul 6th 2016, 7:30 AM 7,300 Views 1 Comment

Michael McKillop has come through the other side of four difficult years and now he’s ready to defend his Paralympic title this summer.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

'I've found myself in dark places at times, trying to live up to people's expectations'
# More Than Sport
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# More Than Sport

'I've found myself in dark places at times, trying to live up to people's expectations'

Mar 30th 2016, 7:26 PM 9,364 Views 0 Comments

Michael McKillop is the subject of Paralympic Ireland’s ‘More Than Sport’ video series.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Who do you want to win RTÉ Sports Person of the Year?
# They're All Winners...
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# They're All Winners...

Who do you want to win RTÉ Sports Person of the Year?

Dec 19th 2015, 7:00 AM 9,481 Views 31 Comments

Should McIlroy retain his crown….have your say?

# michael-mckillop - Friday 30 October, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: World Championship gold for Ireland, Sexton's back & all today's sport
# Friday
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# Friday

We'll Leave It There So: World Championship gold for Ireland, Sexton's back & all today's sport

Oct 30th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,860 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, there’s some great news for the Kilkenny hurlers while Louis van Gaal hits back at Paul Scholes.

Ireland's Michael McKillop wins his 7th Paralympic World Championships gold
# Winning
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# Winning

Ireland's Michael McKillop wins his 7th Paralympic World Championships gold

Oct 30th 2015, 4:32 PM 7,756 Views 14 Comments

The Antrim man just keeps winning.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Ireland's McKillop secures double gold at European Championships
# Winning
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# Winning

Ireland's McKillop secures double gold at European Championships

Aug 23rd 2014, 2:05 PM 1,582 Views 2 Comments

The Irish team have now won a total of four gold and one silver at this year’s event.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

We'll leave it there so: More track success for Ireland, MDMA and all today's sport
# Wednesday
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# Wednesday

We'll leave it there so: More track success for Ireland, MDMA and all today's sport

Aug 20th 2014, 8:00 PM 10,370 Views 3 Comments

Your latest edition features a generous helping of GAA news, a suggestion of Sexton and a dash of Duff.

Michael McKillop burns off competition to take 800m gold at IPC European Champs
# Dominant Force
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# Dominant Force

Michael McKillop burns off competition to take 800m gold at IPC European Champs

Aug 20th 2014, 2:44 PM 7,025 Views 4 Comments

The Antrim man put his foot injury trouble behind him to put in a powerful second lap in Swansea.

# michael-mckillop - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Paralympic changes are bad news for Smyth and McKillop
# Rio 2016
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# Rio 2016

Paralympic changes are bad news for Smyth and McKillop

Jul 30th 2013, 8:13 PM 2,578 Views 1 Comment

The double champions in London will be unable to defend their 200 and 800 metre titles respectively.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Orla Barry secures silver medal at world championships
# Winning
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# Winning

Orla Barry secures silver medal at world championships

Jul 27th 2013, 2:12 PM 1,673 Views 3 Comments

Ireland now have five medals in total at the event, following the athlete’s triumph in the F57/58 Discus.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Michael McKillop secures double with 1500m gold at World Championships
# Lyon 2013
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# Lyon 2013

Michael McKillop secures double with 1500m gold at World Championships

Jul 24th 2013, 4:47 PM 988 Views 0 Comments

The double Paralympic Champion cruised to victory by setting a new championship record.

# michael-mckillop - Monday 22 July, 2013

Here's how Michael McKillop and Jason Smyth won World Championship gold yesterday
# Gold Rush
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# Gold Rush

Here's how Michael McKillop and Jason Smyth won World Championship gold yesterday

Jul 22nd 2013, 11:30 AM 1,258 Views 0 Comments

The Irish pair were in blistering form in Lyon.

# michael-mckillop - Sunday 21 July, 2013

McKillop smashes his own record to claim 800m gold
# World Champ
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# World Champ

McKillop smashes his own record to claim 800m gold

Jul 21st 2013, 3:29 PM 1,763 Views 1 Comment

Antrim’s Paralympic hero dominated the field and beat his own personal best time in Lyon this afternoon.

# michael-mckillop - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Here's what Michael McKillop's mother woke up to this morning
# Mammies' Day
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# Mammies' Day

Here's what Michael McKillop's mother woke up to this morning

Mar 10th 2013, 12:25 PM 3,811 Views 0 Comments

Mmmmmm.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 29 December, 2012

After the gold rush: McKillop won’t be defined by London HD glory
# Interview
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# Interview

After the gold rush: McKillop won’t be defined by London HD glory

Dec 29th 2012, 2:05 PM 4,777 Views 1 Comment

With one eye on his three Paralympic medals and six-year unbeaten record, Michael McKillop is plotting his return to able-bodied competition in the new year.

# michael-mckillop - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

18 people you (probably) hadn’t heard of this time last year
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

18 people you (probably) hadn’t heard of this time last year

Dec 25th 2012, 1:00 PM 19,538 Views 6 Comments

In fact, you might not still know some of them – or at least not know their names.

# michael-mckillop - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Katie's golden moment voted highlight of 2012
# Katie
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# Katie

Katie's golden moment voted highlight of 2012

Dec 18th 2012, 11:40 AM 4,106 Views 7 Comments

75% of respondents in Pembroke Communications’ Sports Sentiment Index (SSI) picked Katie Taylor’s Olympic gold as the most iconic moment of 2012.

# michael-mckillop - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Just rewards: Rob Heffernan named Athlete of the Year
# Accolade
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# Accolade

Just rewards: Rob Heffernan named Athlete of the Year

Nov 18th 2012, 12:34 PM 1,264 Views 2 Comments

The athlete has been recognised for his standout performance at the Olympics.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Adjusted for population, Ireland came fourth in the Paralympics
# Top Of The World
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# Top Of The World

Adjusted for population, Ireland came fourth in the Paralympics

Sep 12th 2012, 3:53 PM 7,087 Views 14 Comments

We’ve crunched through the Paralympics medal table to reveal just how well Ireland really did…

# michael-mckillop - Monday 10 September, 2012

Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes
# Paralympics 2012
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# Paralympics 2012

Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes

Sep 10th 2012, 11:14 AM 2,500 Views 1 Comment

Team Ireland’s 49 athletes are expected to meet the public in Dublin Airport shortly after 8pm this evening.

# michael-mckillop - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

President congratulates magnificent McKillop on double gold
# You The Man
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# You The Man

President congratulates magnificent McKillop on double gold

Sep 4th 2012, 11:13 AM 508 Views 0 Comments

“It is heartening to see an athlete so clearly enjoying himself,” President Michael D Higgins said on Tuesday morning.

Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games?

Sep 4th 2012, 11:11 AM 5,699 Views 28 Comments

Ireland are enjoying great success – but many Irish viewers don’t have the TV channels they might need.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Sep 4th 2012, 9:02 AM 451 Views 0 Comments

Grab a coffee – here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Mum's the word: McKillop's Mammy presents medal in 'surprise' ceremony
# Golden Mum-ent
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# Golden Mum-ent

Mum's the word: McKillop's Mammy presents medal in 'surprise' ceremony

Sep 4th 2012, 8:02 AM 8,819 Views 11 Comments

A games sponsor ensured that Michael McKillop’s second medal presentation became a first for the Paralympic Games.

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