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# team-ireland - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Ireland’s Daniel Wiffen finishes eighth in World 800m freestyle final
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# Team Ireland

Ireland’s Daniel Wiffen finishes eighth in World 800m freestyle final

Jun 21st 2022, 7:48 PM 1,957 Views 1 Comment

Wiffen touched in 7:50.63, his second fastest time ever.

# team-ireland - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Visits to Nordic countries part of a strategic plan to grow Ireland's links with Scandinavia
# Northern Exposure
# Northern Exposure

Visits to Nordic countries part of a strategic plan to grow Ireland's links with Scandinavia

Jun 19th 2022, 12:05 AM 23,907 Views 29 Comments

Visits by the Taoiseach and others are all part of a plan to align Ireland with the countries.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

'I wasn't expecting it at all' - Róisín Ní Riain delighted with second bronze medal
# World Para Swimming Championships
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# World Para Swimming Championships

'I wasn't expecting it at all' - Róisín Ní Riain delighted with second bronze medal

Jun 15th 2022, 8:14 PM 11,594 Views 4 Comments

The teenager secured another medal at the World Para Swimming Championships in the S13 Backstroke Final.

# team-ireland - Friday 4 February, 2022

Beijing Winter Olympics opens under shadow of rights fears and Covid
# Let The Games Begin
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# Let The Games Begin

Beijing Winter Olympics opens under shadow of rights fears and Covid

Feb 4th 2022, 2:19 PM 13,538 Views 26 Comments

Elsa Desmond and Brendan Newby were Ireland’s flag-bearers in today’s opening ceremony.

# team-ireland - Monday 24 January, 2022

Team Ireland confirms six athletes for Winter Olympics
# On The Plane
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# On The Plane

Team Ireland confirms six athletes for Winter Olympics

Jan 24th 2022, 3:00 PM 16,308 Views 10 Comments

The Games take place from 4-20 February in Beijing.

# team-ireland - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Ireland women's hockey team one game from World Cup spot after 3-2 win over Belarus
# One More To Go
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# One More To Go

Ireland women's hockey team one game from World Cup spot after 3-2 win over Belarus

Oct 23rd 2021, 1:28 PM 5,162 Views 2 Comments

The Green Army will take on Scotland or Wales tomorrow.

# team-ireland - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Paralympic Breakfast: Patrick Monahan brings the curtain down on Tokyo 2020
# That's A Wrap
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# That's A Wrap

Paralympic Breakfast: Patrick Monahan brings the curtain down on Tokyo 2020

Sep 5th 2021, 7:25 AM 17,279 Views 2 Comments

Patrick Monahan finished 12th in a time of 1:32.54.

# team-ireland - 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 63,492 Views 10 Comments

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

Paralympic Breakfast: Pat O'Leary narrowly misses out on medal in blanket finish
# So Close
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# So Close

Paralympic Breakfast: Pat O'Leary narrowly misses out on medal in blanket finish

Sep 4th 2021, 7:31 AM 13,238 Views 3 Comments

O’Leary finished 5th in the VL3 Va’a final in a time of 52.910.

# team-ireland - Friday 3 September, 2021

'That is due to all the time and hard work we have put into it'
# Dream Big
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# Dream Big

'That is due to all the time and hard work we have put into it'

Sep 3rd 2021, 10:42 AM 1,566 Views 1 Comment

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal ended their Paralympics campaign with another gold medal.

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal secure another cycling gold medal at Paralympic Games
# Champions
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# Champions

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal secure another cycling gold medal at Paralympic Games

Sep 3rd 2021, 7:54 AM 29,830 Views 19 Comments

The tandem duo posted a time of 2.35.53 to win their third medal in Tokyo.

Paralympic Breakfast: Pat O'Leary wins B final in Tokyo
# Finish Strong
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# Finish Strong

Paralympic Breakfast: Pat O'Leary wins B final in Tokyo

Sep 3rd 2021, 7:32 AM 14,633 Views 1 Comment

O’Leary won the B final of KL3 in a time of 42:416 to take 9th overall in the event.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 1:11 PM 2,159 Views 1 Comment

The Team Ireland swimmer has already claimed gold at these Paralympic Games.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''
# Pinching Herself
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# Pinching Herself

'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''

Aug 31st 2021, 3:59 PM 1,944 Views 0 Comments

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.

# team-ireland - Sunday 29 August, 2021

'Just have to take it on the chin and use it as a learning experience for Paris 2024'
# High Jump
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# High Jump

'Just have to take it on the chin and use it as a learning experience for Paris 2024'

Aug 29th 2021, 1:53 PM 6,662 Views 2 Comments

Jordan Lee finished ninth in Tokyo after three unsuccessful attempts at 1.79.

Sprinter Jason Smyth storms to sixth Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo
# Goat
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# Goat

Sprinter Jason Smyth storms to sixth Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo

Aug 29th 2021, 12:07 PM 51,683 Views 44 Comments

Smyth won his sixth gold medal after a dramatic photo finish in the T13 100m final.

Britney Arendse claims PB to finish seventh in powerlifting
# Big Lift
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# Big Lift

Britney Arendse claims PB to finish seventh in powerlifting

Aug 29th 2021, 10:26 AM 3,202 Views 1 Comment

Arendse set a new PB of 107kg in Tokyo this morning.

Paralympic Breakfast: Jason Smyth cruises to 100m final
# Jets
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# Jets

Paralympic Breakfast: Jason Smyth cruises to 100m final

Aug 29th 2021, 7:34 AM 25,212 Views 2 Comments

Smyth will look to add to his five Paralympic titles later today on the track in Toyko.

# team-ireland - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Greta Streimikyte finishes fifth in the T13 1500m final
# Heartbreak
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# Heartbreak

Greta Streimikyte finishes fifth in the T13 1500m final

Aug 28th 2021, 11:35 AM 7,694 Views 2 Comments

Ethiopian Tigist Gezahagn Menigstu took gold in a time of 4:23.24.

Dunlevy and McCrystal win silver medal in individual pursuit
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# Silver Medal

Dunlevy and McCrystal win silver medal in individual pursuit

Aug 28th 2021, 8:31 AM 7,928 Views 3 Comments

It is only the third ever medal for an Irish competitor on the track at the Paralympic Games.

Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal secure silver medal for Ireland
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# Team Ireland

Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal secure silver medal for Ireland

Aug 28th 2021, 8:00 AM 27,643 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Para Athletes took silver in the B 3000m Individual Pursuit with a time of 3:21.505.

# team-ireland - Friday 27 August, 2021

Head up, full strokes and coffee – How Ellen Keane changed to win gold
# Winning Formula
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# Winning Formula

Head up, full strokes and coffee – How Ellen Keane changed to win gold

Aug 27th 2021, 1:24 PM 2,534 Views 0 Comments

Ellen Keane reflects on her achievement after winning Ireland’s first medal of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Paralympic Breakfast: Ní Riain storms to another final while Grimes falls just short
# Day 3
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# Day 3

Paralympic Breakfast: Ní Riain storms to another final while Grimes falls just short

Aug 27th 2021, 8:20 AM 10,453 Views 0 Comments

Róisín Ní Riain secured her spot in the final with another PB after a 4:45.14 time in the S13 400 Freestyle.

# team-ireland - Thursday 26 August, 2021

'I just knew I was capable of doing something great' - Ellen Keane's nerveless gold medal performance in Tokyo
# Golden Girl
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# Golden Girl

'I just knew I was capable of doing something great' - Ellen Keane's nerveless gold medal performance in Tokyo

Aug 26th 2021, 4:00 PM 24,707 Views 12 Comments

The Clontarf swimmer clinched Ireland’s first medal of the Paralympic Games earlier.

Ellen Keane storms to gold to seal Ireland's first medal of Paralympic Games
# Golden Girl
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# Golden Girl

Ellen Keane storms to gold to seal Ireland's first medal of Paralympic Games

Aug 26th 2021, 11:55 AM 42,869 Views 33 Comments

The Dubliner came home in a time of 1.19.93.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Ní Riain aims to find stride after ideal preparation in S13 100m Butterfly
# More To Come
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# More To Come

Ní Riain aims to find stride after ideal preparation in S13 100m Butterfly

Aug 25th 2021, 12:39 PM 1,762 Views 0 Comments

‘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.

Promising start as Nicole Turner seals personal best time in 50m Freestyle final
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# Team Ireland

Promising start as Nicole Turner seals personal best time in 50m Freestyle final

Aug 25th 2021, 11:20 AM 1,647 Views 0 Comments

“It gets serious from here on,” said Turner, who has preferred events to come later this week.

# team-ireland - Sunday 8 August, 2021

'It is just fantastic. I can't wait to get home'
# Delighted
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# Delighted

'It is just fantastic. I can't wait to get home'

Aug 8th 2021, 7:56 AM 7,221 Views 1 Comment

Kellie Harrington won gold in the lightweight boxing final in Tokyo.

Olympic breakfast: Kellie Harrington wins gold for Ireland
# Fairytale Finish
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# Fairytale Finish

Olympic breakfast: Kellie Harrington wins gold for Ireland

Aug 8th 2021, 7:07 AM 40,519 Views 14 Comments

Catch up on all you need to know from the final day of action in Tokyo.

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira
# Gold
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# Gold

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira

Aug 8th 2021, 6:28 AM 77,209 Views 80 Comments

The Irish boxer beat the Brazilian with a unanimous decision victory.

Emily Kay recovers after chaotic start to finish 13th in women's omnium
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# Team Ireland

Emily Kay recovers after chaotic start to finish 13th in women's omnium

Aug 8th 2021, 5:09 AM 3,424 Views 2 Comments

There was carnage in the opening scratch race in Tokyo.

Kevin Seaward finishes 58th while Paul Pollock takes 71st in gruelling Olympic marathon
# Boiling
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# Boiling

Kevin Seaward finishes 58th while Paul Pollock takes 71st in gruelling Olympic marathon

Aug 8th 2021, 1:59 AM 6,033 Views 4 Comments

There was disappointment for Stephen Scullion who withdrew before the 20km mark.

# team-ireland - Friday 6 August, 2021

Heartbreak for Natalya Coyle as unlucky horse draw derails Olympic medal hopes
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# Team Ireland

Heartbreak for Natalya Coyle as unlucky horse draw derails Olympic medal hopes

Updated Aug 6th 2021, 11:27 AM 66,883 Views 62 Comments

Coyle finished in 24th place overall, with Britain’s Kate French winning gold.

Olympic Breakfast: Meadow in the medal hunt while 50km walk ends on a high
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# Busy Morning

Olympic Breakfast: Meadow in the medal hunt while 50km walk ends on a high

Aug 6th 2021, 6:55 AM 42,915 Views 4 Comments

Catch up on all you need to know from the overnight action in Tokyo.

Meadow moves into medal contention but frustration for Maguire
# Back In The Mix
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# Back In The Mix

Meadow moves into medal contention but frustration for Maguire

Aug 6th 2021, 6:07 AM 6,757 Views 1 Comment

Meadow shot a 68 and Maguire stuck a 70 at the Kasumigaseki Country Club.

Brendan Boyce claims top 10 finish while Alex Wright takes 29th place in Tokyo
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# Race Walk

Brendan Boyce claims top 10 finish while Alex Wright takes 29th place in Tokyo

Aug 6th 2021, 1:57 AM 5,105 Views 3 Comments

It was a strong showing in stifling conditions from Boyce who clocked 3:53:40.

# team-ireland - Thursday 5 August, 2021

A childhood dream, allegiance switch and personal struggles: Emily Kay's long Road to Tokyo
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# Team Ireland

A childhood dream, allegiance switch and personal struggles: Emily Kay's long Road to Tokyo

Aug 5th 2021, 6:45 AM 6,138 Views 0 Comments

’20 years of working every day with the dream of going to the Olympics, to finally achieve that was pretty incredible.’

# team-ireland - Monday 2 August, 2021

Irish diver Oliver Dingley bows out in Tokyo
# Hard Going
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# Hard Going

Irish diver Oliver Dingley bows out in Tokyo

Aug 2nd 2021, 9:42 AM 5,080 Views 3 Comments

The Irish diver’s form deserted him at the Aquatics Centre as he scored 335 overall.

# team-ireland - Saturday 31 July, 2021

'We showed everyone that we can compete on an international stage and put it up to these bigger countries'
# Relay Reaction
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# Relay Reaction

'We showed everyone that we can compete on an international stage and put it up to these bigger countries'

Jul 31st 2021, 3:31 PM 15,105 Views 0 Comments

The Irish 4x400m mixed relay team finish eighth in the Olympic final this afternoon.

# team-ireland - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Irish sailors Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove disqualified from today's races in Tokyo
# Setback
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# Setback

Irish sailors Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove disqualified from today's races in Tokyo

Updated Jul 29th 2021, 11:57 AM 12,657 Views 5 Comments

The 49er team’s harness was deemed to be overweight.

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