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# team-ireland - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'

Dec 22nd 2018, 9:35 AM 32,665 Views 10 Comments

Swimmer Shane Ryan reflects on winning Ireland’s first ever World Swimming Championships medal.

# team-ireland - Friday 14 December, 2018

Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final
# Medal Alert
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# Medal Alert

Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final

Dec 14th 2018, 12:56 PM 13,588 Views 9 Comments

Setting a new Irish record, the 24-year-old was home in a time of 22.76 in China.

# team-ireland - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics
# Karate Kid
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# Karate Kid

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

Oct 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 14,974 Views 16 Comments

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

# team-ireland - Monday 17 September, 2018

Team Ireland win eventing silver medal at World Equestrian Games
# World Class
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# World Class

Team Ireland win eventing silver medal at World Equestrian Games

Sep 17th 2018, 6:55 PM 13,653 Views 9 Comments

Sally Corscadden’s team claim their first world championship medal and with it a place at the 2020 Olympic Games.

# team-ireland - Sunday 16 September, 2018

'I want to be part of the Ireland team because they’re more like a family than the British team'
# Choice
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# Choice

'I want to be part of the Ireland team because they’re more like a family than the British team'

Sep 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 36,330 Views 24 Comments

Athlete Leon Reid on switching allegiances, growing up in foster homes and why he wasn’t at his best during the Europeans.

# team-ireland - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Ireland's Nhat Nguyen earns bronze medal at European Junior Championships
# Potential
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# Potential

Ireland's Nhat Nguyen earns bronze medal at European Junior Championships

Sep 15th 2018, 8:15 PM 3,333 Views 1 Comment

The 18-year-old Vietnam-born badminton starlet has enjoyed an encouraging few days at the event.

# team-ireland - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'I'm not one to just go and compete': Ireland's first-ever gymnastics gold medallist has big plans
# Rhys McClenaghan
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# Rhys McClenaghan

'I'm not one to just go and compete': Ireland's first-ever gymnastics gold medallist has big plans

Aug 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 12,165 Views 2 Comments

Teenage gymnast Rhys McClenaghan reflects on his incredible achievement at the European Championships.

# team-ireland - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing'
# Underappreciated
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# Underappreciated

'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing'

Aug 16th 2018, 4:52 PM 30,767 Views 10 Comments

Ahead of next week’s European Championships, Jason Smyth discusses the pros and cons of being the fastest Paralympian on the planet.

# team-ireland - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs
# Smoke On The Water
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# Smoke On The Water

Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs

Aug 4th 2018, 3:12 PM 4,059 Views 1 Comment

Shane Ryan is also in action in the 50m backstroke final.

# team-ireland - Friday 3 August, 2018

Ryan and Greene lead the way for Ireland on record-breaking morning at Europeans
# Dream Start
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# Dream Start

Ryan and Greene lead the way for Ireland on record-breaking morning at Europeans

Aug 3rd 2018, 11:58 AM 3,587 Views 2 Comments

Four new Irish records were set on a productive morning in Glasgow.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Shane Ryan leads 11-strong Irish swim team at European championships
# Len Weekend
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# Len Weekend

Shane Ryan leads 11-strong Irish swim team at European championships

Aug 1st 2018, 12:39 PM 2,944 Views 1 Comment

The swimmers go to their blocks on Friday morning in Glasgow.

# team-ireland - Monday 11 June, 2018

Irish boxers Walsh and Harrington win bronze at European Championships
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Irish boxers Walsh and Harrington win bronze at European Championships

Jun 11th 2018, 4:56 PM 2,702 Views 2 Comments

The pair have both medalled in Sofia after semi-final defeats.

# team-ireland - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League
# Getting Better
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# Getting Better

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League

Jun 7th 2018, 11:07 PM 5,355 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford native finished eighth with a time of 49.53.

# team-ireland - Monday 4 June, 2018

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans in intensive care following fall
# Concern
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# Concern

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans in intensive care following fall

Jun 4th 2018, 5:40 PM 24,671 Views 10 Comments

The 46-year-old suffered the accident during the Tattersalls International Horse Trials

"I had never won a World Cup medal and I thought: ‘Do you know what? If Natalya can do it, I can as well’"
# Success
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# Success

"I had never won a World Cup medal and I thought: ‘Do you know what? If Natalya can do it, I can as well’"

Jun 4th 2018, 8:00 AM 22,482 Views 5 Comments

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe on winning a gold medal at last week’s World Cup, avoiding a repeat of 2013 and being inspired by Natalya Coyle.

# team-ireland - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'
# Golden Girl
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# Golden Girl

'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'

May 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 44,187 Views 14 Comments

Irish teenage sprinter Gina Akpe-Moses on triumphing at the European U20 Championships, sudden media scrutiny, national identity and sports psychology.

# team-ireland - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships
# Baby Canelo
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# Baby Canelo

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Apr 1st 2018, 6:15 PM 5,444 Views 0 Comments

Amy Broadhurst went all the way in the lightweight division in Romania, while team-mate Aoife O’Rourke was forced to withdraw from her final.

# team-ireland - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Ireland's Tess Arbez 50th in Olympic Giant Slalom, Pat McMillan 52nd in Downhill
# Pyeongchang 2018
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# Pyeongchang 2018

Ireland's Tess Arbez 50th in Olympic Giant Slalom, Pat McMillan 52nd in Downhill

Feb 15th 2018, 8:31 AM 2,402 Views 2 Comments

Both athletes have another event ahead of them tomorrow in Pyeongchang.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

20-year-old snowboarder to carry Ireland's flag at Winter Olympics opening ceremony
# Representing
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# Representing

20-year-old snowboarder to carry Ireland's flag at Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Feb 7th 2018, 1:14 PM 5,279 Views 0 Comments

Seamus O’Connor will lead the five-strong team in Pyeongchang on Friday.

# team-ireland - Saturday 23 December, 2017

‘I wasn’t planning to stop swimming… It was a pretty abrupt decision’
# Highs And Lows
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# Highs And Lows

‘I wasn’t planning to stop swimming… It was a pretty abrupt decision’

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 50,093 Views 9 Comments

Irish Olympian Sycerika McMahon chats to The42 about her decision to retire from the sport.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

'I'm a fighter, but this fight got me' - Irish Olympian Reid calls time on her career
# Waving The White Flag
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# Waving The White Flag

'I'm a fighter, but this fight got me' - Irish Olympian Reid calls time on her career

Jul 25th 2017, 11:55 AM 29,464 Views 9 Comments

The triathlete has announced she is retiring from the sport due to injuries.

# team-ireland - Friday 23 June, 2017

Thomas Barr among Irish to book final spots at European Team Championships
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Thomas Barr among Irish to book final spots at European Team Championships

Jun 23rd 2017, 5:40 PM 3,210 Views 3 Comments

The Olympic finalist and six others from Team Ireland will line out in finals tomorrow.

# team-ireland - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Gold and silver for Ireland but O'Donovan brothers fall short in World Cup final
# Mixed Fortunes
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# Mixed Fortunes

Gold and silver for Ireland but O'Donovan brothers fall short in World Cup final

May 7th 2017, 11:59 AM 22,837 Views 5 Comments

Skibbereen clubmates Mark O’Donovan, Shane O’Driscoll and Denise Walsh stole the limelight from Gary and Paul O’Donovan in Belgrade.

# team-ireland - Sunday 5 March, 2017

No joy for Ireland at European Indoors as last two standing bow out
# And That's A Wrap
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# And That's A Wrap

No joy for Ireland at European Indoors as last two standing bow out

Mar 5th 2017, 8:42 PM 5,604 Views 5 Comments

Ciara Neville and Phil Healy reached the semi-final stages of the women’s 60m.

# team-ireland - Saturday 4 March, 2017

‘A better contract wasn’t forthcoming’ – The man leaving Irish boxing behind for Germany
# Interview
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# Interview

‘A better contract wasn’t forthcoming’ – The man leaving Irish boxing behind for Germany

Mar 4th 2017, 7:45 AM 5,815 Views 7 Comments

The IABA confirmed Eddie Bolger’s departure earlier this week. The experienced coach subsequently spoke to The42 about his reasons for the move.

# team-ireland - Monday 20 February, 2017

Silver medal for Downey and English caps one of Irish cycling's best-ever weekends
# Success
From The42
# Success

Silver medal for Downey and English caps one of Irish cycling's best-ever weekends

Feb 20th 2017, 9:04 AM 2,290 Views 1 Comment

The pair finished second in the Madison on day three of the UCI Track World Cup in Colombia.

# team-ireland - Friday 30 December, 2016

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking

Dec 30th 2016, 8:05 PM 14,560 Views 15 Comments

The Irish swimmer reflects on an eventful 12 months in which she finally fulfilled her childhood dream of competing at the Olympics.

'I'd love to see an Irish guy playing in the NFL in the next 10 years'
# Show Me The Money
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# Show Me The Money

'I'd love to see an Irish guy playing in the NFL in the next 10 years'

Dec 30th 2016, 11:45 AM 8,482 Views 10 Comments

The sport is going from strength to strength in Ireland and for those involved, the sky’s the limit.

# team-ireland - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'In Ireland, there were roadblocks put in my way. Here, they really want you to be successful'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'In Ireland, there were roadblocks put in my way. Here, they really want you to be successful'

Dec 22nd 2016, 5:18 PM 25,065 Views 11 Comments

Irish boxing coach Billy Walsh chats to The42 about his rollercoaster year with Team USA.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Billy Walsh named world coach of the year after guiding US to Olympic glory
# Accolade
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# Accolade

Billy Walsh named world coach of the year after guiding US to Olympic glory

Dec 21st 2016, 5:25 PM 24,484 Views 21 Comments

The Team USA coach helped the country win three medals at the Olympics.

# team-ireland - Friday 18 November, 2016

'I fell out of love with the sport over the last few years'
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'I fell out of love with the sport over the last few years'

Nov 18th 2016, 11:06 PM 47,084 Views 37 Comments

Katie Taylor talked about “the lowest point of my career” and her new life as a pro on the Late Late Show tonight.

# team-ireland - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Ireland's Seamus Power shares the lead in Mississippi
# Good Start
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# Good Start

Ireland's Seamus Power shares the lead in Mississippi

Oct 27th 2016, 9:06 PM 6,134 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford native carded a bogey-free opening round at the Sanderson Farm Championship.

Ireland's best-loved Olympic medal-winning brothers have been busy since Rio
# Pull Like A Dog
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# Pull Like A Dog

Ireland's best-loved Olympic medal-winning brothers have been busy since Rio

Oct 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 21,972 Views 5 Comments

Gary and Paul O’Donovan are as hungry as ever after their success in Brazil.

# team-ireland - Friday 21 October, 2016

Four years later, Rob Heffernan will finally be presented with his Olympic medal
# Dream Come True
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# Dream Come True

Four years later, Rob Heffernan will finally be presented with his Olympic medal

Oct 21st 2016, 3:07 PM 16,030 Views 11 Comments

The Irish race walker is looking forward to receiving the bronze at a special ceremony in Cork.

# team-ireland - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal hoping to end Paralympics on a high
# Day 10
From The42
# Day 10

Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal hoping to end Paralympics on a high

Sep 17th 2016, 7:30 AM 1,492 Views 0 Comments

In addition, 14-year-old Nicole Turner competes in the Swimming S6 100m Free Heats this afternoon.

# team-ireland - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Paralympic Breakfast: O'Leary out to medal after making history
# Day 8
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# Day 8

Paralympic Breakfast: O'Leary out to medal after making history

Sep 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 2,017 Views 0 Comments

There’s also Irish involvement in cycling, sailing, swimming and athletics in Rio today.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

'Send him back to Ireland' - A new documentary looks at Billy Walsh's rocky start in America
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'Send him back to Ireland' - A new documentary looks at Billy Walsh's rocky start in America

Sep 14th 2016, 2:30 PM 43,389 Views 13 Comments

The boxing coach previously guided Team Ireland to a number of medals at the Olympics.

# team-ireland - Monday 29 August, 2016

Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork
# Back Home
# Back Home

Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork

Aug 29th 2016, 8:51 AM 23,487 Views 14 Comments

The pair arrived into Cork

# team-ireland - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 28th 2016, 7:58 PM 10,285 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Mallon’s release, a day at the Áras for Team Ireland and damaged headstones in Belfast had everyone talking.

Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around
# Team Ireland At The áras
# Team Ireland At The áras

Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around

Aug 28th 2016, 2:03 PM 25,939 Views 36 Comments

He also had some strong words for Ireland’s sporting bosses. .