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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# team ireland

This year
# Exceeding expectations
McElhinney finishes fourth in 3000m final as Lavin places sixth at European Indoors
Sarah Lavin finished sixth in the 60m hurdles final.
Last year
# team ireland
O’Donovan and McCarthy to defend title as Ireland name squad for World Championships
The Ireland women’s four which took bronze in Tokyo have been reunited.
# On the mic
'I want them to talk to the nation': Interviewing Ireland's athletes in triumph and despair
David Gillick is the trackside reporter for RTÉ Sport.
# team ireland
McCormack finishes seventh in the marathon at European Championships
The four-time Olympian came home in a time of 2.29.25 today.
# Cycling
Sam Bennett named in Ireland team for European Championships
15 Irish riders will head to Munich next month.
# Disappointment
Thomas Barr rues 'my worst race' as he exits World Championship at semi-final stage
There was also added disappointment for Andrew Coscoran, who finished 12th in his 1500m semi-final.
# team ireland
Ireland finish eighth in 4x400m World Championship final
The Dominican Republic took gold in Oregon ahead of the Netherlands and the United States.
# squad goals
Irish mixed 4x400m relay team qualify for World Championships final
Christopher O’Donnell, Sophie Becker, Jack Raftery, and Rhasidat Adeleke produced a blistering run this evening.
# team ireland
Ireland’s Daniel Wiffen finishes eighth in World 800m freestyle final
Wiffen touched in 7:50.63, his second fastest time ever.
# Northern Exposure
Visits to Nordic countries part of a strategic plan to grow Ireland's links with Scandinavia
Visits by the Taoiseach and others are all part of a plan to align Ireland with the countries.
# world para swimming championships
'I wasn't expecting it at all' - Róisín Ní Riain delighted with second bronze medal
The teenager secured another medal at the World Para Swimming Championships in the S13 Backstroke Final.
# let the games begin
Beijing Winter Olympics opens under shadow of rights fears and Covid
Elsa Desmond and Brendan Newby were Ireland’s flag-bearers in today’s opening ceremony.
# On the plane
Team Ireland confirms six athletes for Winter Olympics
The Games take place from 4-20 February in Beijing.
All time
# One More to Go
Ireland women's hockey team one game from World Cup spot after 3-2 win over Belarus
The Green Army will take on Scotland or Wales tomorrow.
# that's a wrap
Paralympic Breakfast: Patrick Monahan brings the curtain down on Tokyo 2020
Patrick Monahan finished 12th in a time of 1:32.54.
# Tough To Take
'I left my spikes out on the track and walked away' - Heartbreak for McKillop in 1500m final
Michael McKillop finished eighth in the Paralympic T38 1500m final.
# So Close
Paralympic Breakfast: Pat O'Leary narrowly misses out on medal in blanket finish
O’Leary finished 5th in the VL3 Va’a final in a time of 52.910.
# Dream Big
'That is due to all the time and hard work we have put into it'
Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal ended their Paralympics campaign with another gold medal.
# Champions
Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal secure another cycling gold medal at Paralympic Games
The tandem duo posted a time of 2.35.53 to win their third medal in Tokyo.
# finish strong
Paralympic Breakfast: Pat O'Leary wins B final in Tokyo
O’Leary won the B final of KL3 in a time of 42:416 to take 9th overall in the event.
# tokyo 2020
Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final
The Team Ireland swimmer has already claimed gold at these Paralympic Games.
# pinching herself
'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''
A day after claiming Paralympic silver for Ireland in the 50m butterfly, Nicole Turner reflects on the achievement and discusses her rivalry with friend Ellie Robinson.
# High Jump
'Just have to take it on the chin and use it as a learning experience for Paris 2024'
Jordan Lee finished ninth in Tokyo after three unsuccessful attempts at 1.79.
# Goat
Sprinter Jason Smyth storms to sixth Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo
Smyth won his sixth gold medal after a dramatic photo finish in the T13 100m final.
# big lift
Britney Arendse claims PB to finish seventh in powerlifting
Arendse set a new PB of 107kg in Tokyo this morning.
# Jets
Paralympic Breakfast: Jason Smyth cruises to 100m final
Smyth will look to add to his five Paralympic titles later today on the track in Toyko.
# Heartbreak
Greta Streimikyte finishes fifth in the T13 1500m final
Ethiopian Tigist Gezahagn Menigstu took gold in a time of 4:23.24.
# silver medal
Dunlevy and McCrystal win silver medal in individual pursuit
It is only the third ever medal for an Irish competitor on the track at the Paralympic Games.
# team ireland
Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal secure silver medal for Ireland
The Irish Para Athletes took silver in the B 3000m Individual Pursuit with a time of 3:21.505.
# Winning formula
Head up, full strokes and coffee – How Ellen Keane changed to win gold
Ellen Keane reflects on her achievement after winning Ireland’s first medal of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
# day 3
Paralympic Breakfast: Ní Riain storms to another final while Grimes falls just short
Róisín Ní Riain secured her spot in the final with another PB after a 4:45.14 time in the S13 400 Freestyle.
# Golden Girl
'I just knew I was capable of doing something great' - Ellen Keane's nerveless gold medal performance in Tokyo
The Clontarf swimmer clinched Ireland’s first medal of the Paralympic Games earlier.
# Golden Girl
Ellen Keane storms to gold to seal Ireland's first medal of Paralympic Games
The Dubliner came home in a time of 1.19.93.
# more to come
Ní Riain aims to find stride after ideal preparation in S13 100m Butterfly
‘My main events are still to come so getting out there and being able to race in a final today felt really great,’ the Limerick native said.
# team ireland
Promising start as Nicole Turner seals personal best time in 50m Freestyle final
“It gets serious from here on,” said Turner, who has preferred events to come later this week.
# delighted
'It is just fantastic. I can't wait to get home'
Kellie Harrington won gold in the lightweight boxing final in Tokyo.
# fairytale finish
Olympic breakfast: Kellie Harrington wins gold for Ireland
Catch up on all you need to know from the final day of action in Tokyo.
# Gold
Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira
The Irish boxer beat the Brazilian with a unanimous decision victory.
# team ireland
Emily Kay recovers after chaotic start to finish 13th in women's omnium
There was carnage in the opening scratch race in Tokyo.
# boiling
Kevin Seaward finishes 58th while Paul Pollock takes 71st in gruelling Olympic marathon
There was disappointment for Stephen Scullion who withdrew before the 20km mark.