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# Onwards and Upwards

Last year
2022
# Onwards and Upwards
Defending champions Slaughtneil book return to Ulster hurling decider
St Vincent’s were crowned Leinster senior camogie champions after a one-point win against Oulart-the-Ballagh.
# Reaction
'What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger' - Shane Lowry on RBC Heritage near miss
The Offaly golfer finished in a tie for third in South Carolina.
All time
# Onwards and Upwards
The Football Family on Euro 2020: Better days ahead for talented Scots
A free clip from the latest episode of The Football Family’s Euro 2020 podcast.
'2020 is a complete wipeout. But we'll be back': Glimmer of light at the end of the Covid tunnel for those closed all year
Businesses that had to shut for most of 2020 are hoping for brighter days ahead in 2021.
# next stop kiev
Defeated but undeterred, Ireland captain 'really proud' as focus now switches to decisive Euro qualifier
‘In the second half, we showed what we were about,’ says Katie McCabe after German loss.
# Onwards and Upwards
'It was really emotional because you don't know the last time you're going to put on an Irish jersey'
After her recent injury return, Ireland fullback Eimear Considine is relishing facing England.
# Onwards
Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after
‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’
# upward curve
'Hurt' of World Cup absence and success at Arsenal driving Ireland's youngest-ever captain
Katie McCabe is thoroughly enjoying the fact that women’s football is riding the crest of a wave at the minute.
# Onwards and Upwards
'This club is too good to be down where it is and we have to take the blame for that'
Conor McCormack feels Cork City have turned a corner after coming through a dismal run of form.
# Onwards and Upwards
Billy Joe Saunders moves up in weight to fight for vacant WBO super-middleweight title
The controversial former British Olympian will face Shefat Isufi on the undercard of Warrington-Galahad at Wembley Arena.
# Onwards and Upwards
'I'm happy for the project to continue': Simon Harris rules out re-tendering children's hospital
The Minister was responding to a statement by BAM that suggested it would pull out of the contract if the Government wanted.
# Onwards and Upwards
Icardi bags 87th minute-equaliser but Barcelona qualify for Champions League knockout stages
Ernesto Valverde’s side grabbed a point at the San Siro on Tuesday to book their place in the last sixteen.
# Onwards and Upwards
Ireland's Stephanie Meadow regains LPGA Tour card for 2019 after a tough few years
‘Amazing,’ she said. ‘It has been a lot of hard work and realisng that it has paid off is crazy.’
# Onwards and Upwards
Ireland hooker Lyons makes the move across the water and joins Harlequins
An interesting move for the Cork native.
# Onwards and Upwards
Super 8s or nowhere! Awesome Kildare steamroll Fermanagh by 11 points to advance
Kildare are into the Super 8s after they put 3-20 past Fermanagh in a superb display in Navan.
# fully functioning
'I'm hoping to right that wrong this summer' - MDMA delighted to be back on form
Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley put a frustrating, injury-hampered 2017 behind him with an impressive league campaign.
# Onwards and Upwards
A new face for Division 1A next season as UCC and Banbridge advance in AIL play-offs
Meanwhile, the 1B play-off will be between Nenagh and Armagh.
# Onwards and Upwards
Tiger Woods relieved to be 'pain free' as he continues his comeback
The 42-year-old says he came through the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines unscathed.
# moving in the right direction
Room for improvement, but Ireland's demolition of 'Boks leaves huge ground for optimism
Without getting carried away, South Africa’s abject performance shouldn’t take anything away from Ireland.
# Onwards and Upwards
Ronan Lynch helps himself to 15 points as Na Piarsaigh book 4th Munster final since 2011
The Limerick champions will face Waterford’s Ballygunner in a repeat of the 2015 decider.
# As You Were
Flannery says business as usual for Munster in wake of Erasmus announcement
“It was weird with the announcement at the start of pre-season but it in no way has it affected our rugby.”
# Onwards and Upwards
Former All-Ireland winning goalkeeper oversees stunning Dublin camogie victory over Wexford
Dublin will now progress to the semi-final stage of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship.
# Onwards and Upwards
Ireland no longer just tagging along, they're up there with the best in the world
The ITF (International Tag Federation) Tri Nations tournament between Ireland, Britain and Australia is underway this weekend
# grand designs
€6 million stadium at the centre of Ireland's exciting Test plans
Cricket Ireland will need assistance from the government as they look to improve facilities at Malahide.
# Onwards and Upwards
Nothing to pay and little to play for: Wexford FC and life at the bottom of the First Division
The new league structure means Wexford FC have no hope of promotion. Manager Damien Locke says they must build for the future.
# high rise
'Building up instead of out will prepare Dublin for 21st century city living'
Business groups are calling on councillors to scrap changes that would limit the height of some city centre buildings.
# Onwards and Upwards
Cracker from Benteke secures Liverpool's spot in last 32 of Europa League
Big Belgian’s strike on halftime proves difference as Reds advance with a game to spare.
# Onwards and Upwards
'Let’s learn the lessons from this and make sure we’re better next week'
Ireland can learn plenty from their talismanic captain.
# rhythmless
O'Connell: 'When you make mistakes and give away penalties, it flattens the performance'
“It was a probably a timely reminder of where we needed to be,” says the Ireland skipper.
# Final Four
An all-Irish Pro12 decider still possible and more final day talking points
The provinces helped each other out on a nail-biting last round of regular season fixtures.
# breaking boundaries
Windies win further evidence Ireland aren't prepared to bow to the established order
This side aren’t afraid to go against the tide in order to receive greater recognition.
# Housing Crisis
Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down
The sector is 7.7% bigger than this time last year, with most gains in commercial property.
# Onwards and Upwards
Quinn says DEIS schools now 'bearing fruit' as exam results improve
Research from the Education and Skills Centre finds exam results since the DEIS school introduction have continually improved.
# Onwards and Upwards
Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year
Merrion warns of deflation risk amid housing pickup.
# Onwards and Upwards
O’Neill and Nevin seal their spots at London 2012
Following an shock defeat for Joe Ward, Team Ireland are back on track at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Baku.