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# team-ireland - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'The race plan we had, we do it all the time and it seems to work out'
# Cool As You Like
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# Cool As You Like

'The race plan we had, we do it all the time and it seems to work out'

Jul 29th 2021, 3:40 AM 9,903 Views 5 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secured Ireland’s second medal in Tokyo with victory in the men’s lightweight double sculls final.

McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo
# Gold
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# Gold

McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo

Jul 29th 2021, 2:05 AM 73,303 Views 40 Comments

The pair produced a brilliant performance to finish first in a time of 6:06.43.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Olympic Breakfast: Quartet get Ireland off the mark with bronze medal
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

Olympic Breakfast: Quartet get Ireland off the mark with bronze medal

Jul 28th 2021, 6:54 AM 46,788 Views 14 Comments

It was a positive day for Ireland at the Sea Forest Waterway and Kokugikan Arena.

Tenth overall for Irish pair Doyle and Byrne after they finish fourth in B final
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Tenth overall for Irish pair Doyle and Byrne after they finish fourth in B final

Jul 28th 2021, 1:10 AM 2,223 Views 0 Comments

The pair crossed the line with a time of 6:16.89.

# team-ireland - Monday 26 July, 2021

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three
# History Maker
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# History Maker

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three

Jul 26th 2021, 6:29 AM 40,914 Views 3 Comments

There was disappointment for the women’s hockey team and men’s rugby sevens but Mona McSharry has advanced to the 100m breaststroke final.

Irish women's hockey team go down fighting against awesome Dutch outfit
# Coygig
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# Coygig

Irish women's hockey team go down fighting against awesome Dutch outfit

Jul 26th 2021, 3:54 AM 11,049 Views 6 Comments

The Pool A tie finished 4-0 after a final quarter blitz.

# team-ireland - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Rhys McClenaghan posts strong score in pommel horse qualifier
# Benchmark
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# Benchmark

Rhys McClenaghan posts strong score in pommel horse qualifier

Jul 24th 2021, 8:54 AM 7,058 Views 1 Comment

The 22-year old was awarded a score of 15.266 by the judges in Tokyo.

Olympic Breakfast: joy and despair as Irish medal contenders get going
# Highs And Lows
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# Highs And Lows

Olympic Breakfast: joy and despair as Irish medal contenders get going

Jul 24th 2021, 7:19 AM 53,653 Views 8 Comments

O’Donovan and McCarthy put down a marker but there was disappointment for medal hopeful Jack Woolley in the Taekwondo 58kg category.

Doyle and Byrne bounce back to progress into semi-finals
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Doyle and Byrne bounce back to progress into semi-finals

Jul 24th 2021, 2:53 AM 4,482 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Aileen Crowley and Monika Dukarska just missed out on automatic entry into the semi-finals.

# team-ireland - Friday 23 July, 2021

Harrington and Irvine lead out Team Ireland for opening ceremony at near-empty Olympic Stadium
# Restricted Numbers
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# Restricted Numbers

Harrington and Irvine lead out Team Ireland for opening ceremony at near-empty Olympic Stadium

Jul 23rd 2021, 2:14 PM 20,928 Views 4 Comments

Just a few hundred officials and dignitaries were allowed into the 68,000-capacity venue.

‘We want that top spot’: The Co Down gymnast whose Olympic journey started in his back garden
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

‘We want that top spot’: The Co Down gymnast whose Olympic journey started in his back garden

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:00 AM 13,509 Views 2 Comments

Rhys McClenaghan, 22, will be unleashing his talent at the Tokyo Olympics. He’s the second focus in our new series with Indeed.

# team-ireland - Thursday 22 July, 2021

‘I’m ready to fight for a medal’: Sanita Puspure on her final shot at Olympic glory for Ireland
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

‘I’m ready to fight for a medal’: Sanita Puspure on her final shot at Olympic glory for Ireland

Jul 22nd 2021, 8:00 AM 9,135 Views 3 Comments

At 39, the world champion rower is hoping to banish the disappointments of the 2012 and 2016 Games by unleashing her talent in Japan.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named
# Road To Tokyo
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# Road To Tokyo

No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named

Jun 30th 2021, 8:30 PM 15,202 Views 4 Comments

Dan Martin, Nicolas Roche and Eddie Dunbar were officially announced for the road race today.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

First seven Irish athletes officially selected for Tokyo Olympics
# On The Plane
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# On The Plane

First seven Irish athletes officially selected for Tokyo Olympics

Jun 15th 2021, 12:28 PM 6,947 Views 2 Comments

Team Ireland has confirmed five marathon runners and two race walkers to compete at the Games.

# team-ireland - Friday 21 May, 2021

Irish teenage sensation wins third medal of the week at European Championships
# Hat-trick Hero
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# Hat-trick Hero

Irish teenage sensation wins third medal of the week at European Championships

May 21st 2021, 10:59 PM 6,505 Views 2 Comments

Para-swimmer Nicole Turner took silver for Team Ireland in SB6 100m Breaststroke.

# team-ireland - Friday 30 April, 2021

Restrictions will make Tokyo the most challenging Games ever for athletes - Olympic Federation of Ireland chief
# Health And Safety
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# Health And Safety

Restrictions will make Tokyo the most challenging Games ever for athletes - Olympic Federation of Ireland chief

Apr 30th 2021, 1:38 PM 1,076 Views 0 Comments

Peter Sherrard says the measures are about trying to minimise risk for those travelling to Japan.

# team-ireland - Thursday 22 April, 2021

McClenaghan qualifies in first place for European final as Irish hopefuls impress on Road to Tokyo
# Going Well
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# Going Well

McClenaghan qualifies in first place for European final as Irish hopefuls impress on Road to Tokyo

Apr 22nd 2021, 8:11 PM 2,993 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, there were PBs and national records aplenty at the Irish national swimmimg team trials.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:42 PM 4,501 Views 0 Comments

Tokyo-targeting Colin Judge and Martin Gordon hope Paralympics Ireland’s fundraiser helps them – and others – to The Next Level.

# team-ireland - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic
# Challenge
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# Challenge

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic

Jun 4th 2020, 3:00 PM 17,752 Views 2 Comments

Kellie Harrington is combining training with seven-day work weeks.

# team-ireland - Saturday 23 May, 2020

'It's not women's sport, it's just sport'
# Jenny From The Dock
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# Jenny From The Dock

'It's not women's sport, it's just sport'

May 23rd 2020, 7:40 PM 11,665 Views 19 Comments

Jenny Egan reflects on her incredible journey – and looks at what’s yet to come on and off the water.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at the Olympics through the years?
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at the Olympics through the years?

May 6th 2020, 6:53 PM 8,903 Views 4 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge on Team Ireland at the summer Games.

# team-ireland - Friday 10 April, 2020

'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete''
# Column
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# Column

'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete''

Apr 10th 2020, 8:00 AM 12,253 Views 5 Comments

Mark Downey recalls the difficult journey that ultimately led to securing a spot at the Olympics.

# team-ireland - Monday 23 March, 2020

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:16 PM 1,796 Views 1 Comment

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Team Ireland expect Olympic Games to go ahead in spite of coronavirus fears
# Business As Usual
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# Business As Usual

Team Ireland expect Olympic Games to go ahead in spite of coronavirus fears

Feb 26th 2020, 5:02 PM 1,558 Views 1 Comment

OFI CEO Peter Sherrard acknowledged that the situation may change, but it’s business as usual at the moment.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'It's like cramming for an exam by the end of it!' - Six months to go as Team Ireland eye Tokyo 2020
# Countdown Clock
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# Countdown Clock

'It's like cramming for an exam by the end of it!' - Six months to go as Team Ireland eye Tokyo 2020

Feb 25th 2020, 4:15 PM 2,086 Views 0 Comments

The countdown is well and truly on to the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Canoeist Liam Jegou becomes first Irish athlete formally selected for Tokyo Olympics
# 2020 Vision
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# 2020 Vision

Canoeist Liam Jegou becomes first Irish athlete formally selected for Tokyo Olympics

Feb 19th 2020, 11:10 AM 2,550 Views 5 Comments

The Clare native won a race-off to earn the coveted nomination.

# team-ireland - Thursday 13 February, 2020

13-strong Irish boxing team announced for 2020 Olympic qualifier
# London Calling
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# London Calling

13-strong Irish boxing team announced for 2020 Olympic qualifier

Feb 13th 2020, 10:35 AM 3,690 Views 0 Comments

Tickets to Tokyo are on the line in London in March.

# team-ireland - Monday 20 January, 2020

Team Ireland targeting 'three to five medals' at Tokyo Olympics
# 2020 Vision
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# 2020 Vision

Team Ireland targeting 'three to five medals' at Tokyo Olympics

Jan 20th 2020, 6:15 PM 5,022 Views 4 Comments

The countdown to the 2020 games is very much underway.

# team-ireland - Sunday 27 October, 2019

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor
# Advice
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# Advice

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor

Updated Oct 27th 2019, 8:24 PM 67,446 Views 11 Comments

Michael Carruth believes that the world champion should hang up her gloves while she’s at the top.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Tipperary sailor qualifies Ireland's first boat for 2020 Olympics
# Tokyo Drift
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# Tokyo Drift

Tipperary sailor qualifies Ireland's first boat for 2020 Olympics

Jul 24th 2019, 1:50 PM 3,896 Views 0 Comments

Aisling Keller and Aoife Hopkins were flying the flag at the world championships.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Sensational Adeleke takes 100m gold for Ireland at the European Youth Olympics
# Unstoppable
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# Unstoppable

Sensational Adeleke takes 100m gold for Ireland at the European Youth Olympics

Jul 23rd 2019, 6:04 PM 38,886 Views 38 Comments

The 16-year-old Dubliner dominated the race and crossed the whitewash in 11.7 seconds.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships
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# Team Ireland

Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships

Jul 17th 2019, 10:24 AM 2,203 Views 0 Comments

Dingley needed a top-12 finish to book his place in Thursday’s final.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games

May 28th 2019, 1:41 PM 2,487 Views 0 Comments

Minsk is hosting this year’s event, which takes place from 21-30 June.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Gary O'Donovan going solo for Europeans in Paul's absence due to academic studies
# Big Brother
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# Big Brother

Gary O'Donovan going solo for Europeans in Paul's absence due to academic studies

May 15th 2019, 5:11 PM 20,608 Views 3 Comments

The Irish team for the 2019 European Rowing Championships is in.

# team-ireland - Saturday 2 March, 2019

English frustrated by mid-race collision but qualifies for 800m final in Glasgow
# Drama
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# Drama

English frustrated by mid-race collision but qualifies for 800m final in Glasgow

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:16 PM 10,376 Views 6 Comments

The Donegal star’s appeal was successful after his 800m semi-final at the European Indoor Championships.

Disappointing morning at European Indoors as fine margins sees Irish trio fail to make finals
# Glasgow 2019
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# Glasgow 2019

Disappointing morning at European Indoors as fine margins sees Irish trio fail to make finals

Mar 2nd 2019, 12:27 PM 14,048 Views 2 Comments

It was a tough morning for Joseph Ojewumi, Molly Scott and Lauren Roy.

# team-ireland - Friday 1 March, 2019

Disastrous start for Ireland in Glasgow as Greene takes a fall and Barr finishes last
# Mid-race Collision
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# Mid-race Collision

Disastrous start for Ireland in Glasgow as Greene takes a fall and Barr finishes last

Mar 1st 2019, 11:36 AM 36,132 Views 8 Comments

It’s the opening day of the European Indoor Championships.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

183 caps later, Ireland's Darling announces retirement from international hockey
# Stalwart
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# Stalwart

183 caps later, Ireland's Darling announces retirement from international hockey

Feb 5th 2019, 11:37 AM 3,213 Views 1 Comment

The Three Rock Rovers forward made his debut for the Green Machine in 2006 and went on to play at the Olympic Games and the World Cup.

# team-ireland - Sunday 27 January, 2019

'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane'

Jan 27th 2019, 7:45 AM 3,035 Views 0 Comments

Clare native Liam Jegou has been making waves in the world of canoeing from his French base, yet he yearns to return home some day.

# team-ireland - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'
# Not About The Bike
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# Not About The Bike

'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'

Jan 13th 2019, 7:53 PM 13,375 Views 2 Comments

Colin Lynch is a decorated Paralympian but 2018 was a relentless struggle as he faced up to his mental health problems and their origin.