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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

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# Past pupil
Marist College seek inspiration from Mark Rohan ahead of Leinster semi-final
The paralympic gold medallist has been back at his old school to help out with the senior football team.
# Oscar Pistorius
Pistorius cancels all future races as he prepares to face murder charge
Victim Reeva Steenkamp’s funeral will take place tomorrow, the same day as Pistorius faces a bail hearing. He is charged with her murder.
# Reeva Steenkamp
Oscar Pistorius case: 'No hatred in our hearts' says Reeva Steenkamp's father
Barry Steenkamp said the Blade Runner may have ‘acted on instinct’
# Review
Oscar Pistorius profile: the inspirational 'Blade Runner'
The South African athlete is one of the world’s most recognisable sportsmen.
# Oscar Pistorius
UPDATE: South African athlete Oscar Pistorius charged with murder
A case of mistaken identity? The Paralympic gold medallist is said to be in shock after he reportedly shot dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria.
# Inspiration
Dolan praises Mark Rohan's input to Westmeath football
The Paralympian has been brought on board with the Leinster county’s backroom team for the new season and has already made his mark.
# Looking Back
Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics
The past week and a half in London has been memorable for a number of reasons. Here are some of its defining images.
# review 2012
13 things we didn't know last year
Gangnam, Instagram, Mick Wallace’s tax dealings, and how amazing our athletes are.
# Slideshow
In pictures: The RTÉ Sports Awards
Ireland’s sporting heroes were out in force for this evening’s ceremony.
# Poll
Poll: Who should win RTÉ Sports Team of the Year tomorrow night?
And the nominees are…
# London calling... again
Good news for Irish athletes as London to host 2017 IPC worlds
The event will take place at London’s Olympic Stadium, just a month before the World Athletics Championships gets under way at the same venue.
# Run Like The Wind
Nothing to see here -- just Oscar Pistorius racing against a horse
The race was held as part of the “Definitely Able” campaign which highlights people who have overcome disability to achieve their dreams.
# Awards Season
Leinster, Donegal and Rory Mac dominate RTÉ sports award nominations
Will it be a case of Jimmy McGuinness winning more accolades at the gala ceremony?
# Halloween
Paralympic skiier Josh Sundquist dresses up as leg lamp, wins Halloween
You might not have heard of Sundquist before, but you will never forget this costume.
# Twittersphere
The sporting tweets of the week: Rory meets a new friend
This week, Joey Barton gives his thoughts on Hillsborough and Jason Smyth weighs in on the debate over his nationality.
# Prime Numbers
Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers
Just HOW well did Ireland do at the Paralympics? And which country’s population has the most smokers?
# Say Cheese
In pictures: Ireland's Paralympians attend a government reception
Gold medal winners Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop were among those in attendance today.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Friday
Your weekend starts here. Grab a cup of coffee and get stuck into the morning’s important sports news.
# Heroes
Congrats! Ireland's Paralympians to be honoured at Farmleigh
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be hosting a reception later today for the Irish team to celebrate their haul of sixteen medals at London 2012.
# Top of the World
Adjusted for population, Ireland came fourth in the Paralympics
We’ve crunched through the Paralympics medal table to reveal just how well Ireland really did…
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Tuesday
Here’s everything you need to know this morning — apart from which tube stop is closest to Craven Cottage.
# Homecoming
Pics: Welcome home! Ireland's medal-laden Paralympic heroes return
A warm welcome for our athletes back in Dublin tonight.
# Paralympics 2012
Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes
Team Ireland’s 49 athletes are expected to meet the public in Dublin Airport shortly after 8pm this evening.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Monday
Time to seize the week – here’s everything you need to know this Monday morning.
# London 2012
Festival of the Flame: Paralympics closes in spectacular fashion
The Games drew to a close at London’s Olympic Stadium tonight.
# golden moments
Paralympics 2012: 'Weirwolf' wins marathon for fourth gold
GB’s David Weir won his fourth gold of the Paralympics, beating rivals Marcel Hug and Kurt Fearnley in the marathon on Sunday.
# Endgame
Paralympic Breakfast: Time to say goodbye
Brace yourselves, the Games are almost over, but first…
# Awesome
Paralympic Village: Team Ireland pack up their medals
Plus, Oscar Pistorius waits for the final track event to reassert his dominance.
# Unlucky
Paralympics 2012: No medal for McDonald despite PB
Meanwhile, James Scully brought the curtain down on Ireland’s involvement and called it ‘the best experience of his life’.
# Prime Numbers
Medals, meat and dirty diamonds: the week in numbers
How much is Ireland’s stash of Paralympic medals worth? And how much does the ‘typical’ debs cost?
# latest
Paralympics 2012: McDonald and Scully reach final, Keane misses out (updated)
The gold medallist has qualified for this evening’s event with a time of 1:10.59.
# Preview
Paralympic breakfast: Triumphant Team Ireland hoping to end Games on a high
Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan are among those hoping to add to the Irish side’s medal haul today.
# team ireland
Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status
The sprinter, along with Mark Rohan and Catherine O’Neill, added to Ireland’s medal haul today.
# Legend
Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style
The Irish athlete recorded a time of 21.05 at the Olympic Stadium tonight.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Ballsy
Mark Rohan's coach deserves the gold medal for Paralympics celebrations
The look on Rohan’s face says it all – consider that your (possibly) NSFW warning if you’re unsure whether to click.