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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Sailing

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Column: You can get a tan from a bottle, so save your skin
People in Ireland seem to be obsessed with getting a tan – but this country has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the entire world. It’s time to wake up to the real danger sun of exposure, says Pauline Power, who was diagnosed with a melanoma at 29.
GOLD! Annalise Murphy sails to victory in Italy
Ireland’s Annalise Murphy has won laser radial gold at the Italian Olympic Week regatta.
For an Olympic sailor, training in snow and 40 knot winds are par for the course
Ireland’s Annalise Murphy, fourth at last year’s London Olympics, is the latest athlete to be profiled by The Journey.
Olympic sailor Annalise Murphy crashes bike into parked car, breaks nose
The London Olympian “did something rather stupid” on Tuesday morning.
In Pictures: Dun Laoghaire alive with 'Spring Chicken' race
It was a fine day to be out on the Irish Sea.
Man loses arm after being thrown overboard in Cork Harbour
It is thought the man was thrown overboard and that the boat circled back and hit him.
Olympic committee warn O'Leary over betting
The Corkman bet on Great Britain’s sailors in Beijing 2008.
O'Leary seals All-Ireland glory
2012 Olympian Peter O’Leary beat Fionn Lyden and George Kenefick to win the ISA All-Ireland Sailing Championship on Sunday.
Paralympics 2012: Golden boy McKillop triumphs in 1500m
The Antrim man won Ireland’s eighth medal of the competition in London today.
Sailing wrap: Owens and Flanigan finish 470 on high note
The Irish pair finish in 23rd place overall on their final day of competition in Weymouth.
Hardy Bucks' alternative Olympic commentary goes very, very viral
Know nothing about sailing? Neither does Francis ‘The Viper’ Higgins.
Olympic Village: Day 10, wrap
You wait four years for an Olympic medal to come along and two come along in quick succession.
Sailing wrap: Seaton and McGovern bow out as Murphy comes so close
The 49er duo needed a top ten finish in their final race to make the medal race but were unsuccessful.
London 2012 Olympics Day 10
It was Day Ten of London 2012 as Katie Taylor and Annalise Murphy looked to add to Ireland’s medal haul from this Olympic games.
Annalise Murphy: I'll work so hard and hopefully be ready to win at Rio 2016
The Laser Radial competitor fought back the tears after she finished just outside of the Olympic medals.
Poll: Have you been enjoying the Olympics so far?
We’re more than halfway through the London 2012 Games. What do you make of it so far?
Annalise Murphy finishes fourth after medal race to miss out on Olympic glory
The Rathfarnham woman finish fifth in her final outing of the Laser Radial sailing class at Weymouth.
Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race
Peter O’Leary and David Burrows bowed out of the games with the country’s best ever ‘Star’ class finish.
Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin on the brink of glory
Also, time to find out who the fastest man in the world is. No pressure.
London 2012 Olympics, day eight
Too busy to spend your whole Saturday vegged out in front of the TV? We do it so you don’t have to.
Sailing wrap: Annalise Murphy keeps gold within her grasp
Annalise Murphy will have every chance of a podium finish when the laser radial medal race takes place in Weymouth on Monday.
Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday
Aileen Morrison is the first Irish hopeful up before track and field action at Olympic Park takes centre stage.
Sailing round-up: Murphy slips to second
The Irish sailor, competing in the women’s laser radial, came second in her first race of two today.
Sailing round-up: Steady as she goes for star and 49er boats
Burrows/O’Leary and Seaton/McGovern are both in ninth place overall after Thursday’s racing in Weymouth.
London 2012 Olympics, day five
We followed Ireland’s hopes in the boxing and in the K1 slalom finals, and there was plenty more to keep us occupied.
Explainer: How do the Olympics sailing contests work?
Annalise Murphy has been doing wonderfully so far in London – but what does she need to do to secure a medal?
London 2012 Olympics, Day 3
Yes, the weekend may be over, but the Olympic Games are just warming up. Here is all the good stuff that unfolded on Day Three.
London 2012: Annalise Murphy leads the way on strong sailing day for Team Ireland
A number of encouraging results have flowed in from Weymouth. Long may it continue.
Winning start for Annalise Murphy while Irish 49er fourth in Weymouth
The 22-year-old led throughout the race and finished 15 seconds ahead of her nearest rival.
Awareness campaign warns against mixing alcohol and water
Never ever drink and dive, swim or sail, says Irish Water Safety.
Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap
More shocks in the pool on a day when Team GB got their first medals and Team Ireland showed green shoots of promise.
London 2012: O’Leary and Burrows launch star challenge
Ireland’s medal hopefuls are second behind Brazil after the opening day of competition in Weymouth.
London 2012: Introducing... Scott Flanigan and Ger Owens
Jimmy’s penultimate profile is of the dynamic sailing duo from Dublin.
VIDEO: Seaton and McGovern talk character traits, musical tastes and the lovely lovely Jessica Ennis
The 49er class sailors let their hair down before sailing off across to London.
London 2012: Introducing... James Espey
The Ulster sailor will compete in his first Olympic Games this month.
London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern
The duo finished 10th in the Sailing World Championships last year.
London 2012: Introducing... Annalise Murphy
Introducing a second-generation Olympian and a genuine contender on the water in London, 22-year-old Annalise Murphy.
Twitter buoy to transmit Volvo Ocean Race info
Want to track the Volvo Ocean Race in real time – no matter where you are? Now you can thanks to a dedicated Twitter account.
VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race
“It’s on the left, ON THE LEFT!”