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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 38,910 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships

Jul 17th 2019, 10:24 AM 2,220 Views 0 Comments

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

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 2,500 Views 0 Comments

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

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 20,635 Views 3 Comments

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

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 10,398 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
From The42
# Glasgow 2019

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

Mar 2nd 2019, 12:27 PM 14,074 Views 2 Comments

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

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 36,155 Views 8 Comments

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

183 caps later, Ireland's Darling announces retirement from international hockey
# Stalwart
From The42
# Stalwart

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

Feb 5th 2019, 11:37 AM 3,228 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.

'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 3,045 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.

'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 13,430 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.

'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 32,722 Views 10 Comments

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

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 13,602 Views 9 Comments

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

'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
From The42
# 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 14,995 Views 17 Comments

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

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 13,671 Views 9 Comments

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

'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 36,371 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.

Ireland's Nhat Nguyen earns bronze medal at European Junior Championships
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

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

Sep 15th 2018, 8:15 PM 3,368 Views 1 Comment

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

'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 12,187 Views 2 Comments

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

'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
From The42
# 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 30,801 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.

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 4,070 Views 1 Comment

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

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 3,596 Views 2 Comments

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

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 2,956 Views 1 Comment

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

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 2,720 Views 2 Comments

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

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 5,371 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford native finished eighth with a time of 49.53.

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans in intensive care following fall
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans in intensive care following fall

Jun 4th 2018, 5:40 PM 24,682 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 22,501 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.

'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'
# Golden Girl
From The42
# Golden Girl

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

May 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 44,216 Views 14 Comments

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

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships
# Baby Canelo
From The42
# Baby Canelo

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Apr 1st 2018, 6:15 PM 5,467 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.

Ireland's Tess Arbez 50th in Olympic Giant Slalom, Pat McMillan 52nd in Downhill
# Pyeongchang 2018
From The42
# Pyeongchang 2018

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

Feb 15th 2018, 8:31 AM 2,420 Views 2 Comments

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

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 5,303 Views 0 Comments

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

‘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 50,188 Views 9 Comments

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

'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 29,492 Views 10 Comments

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

Thomas Barr among Irish to book final spots at European Team Championships
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

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

Jun 23rd 2017, 5:40 PM 3,225 Views 3 Comments

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

Gold and silver for Ireland but O'Donovan brothers fall short in World Cup final
# Mixed Fortunes
From The42
# Mixed Fortunes

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

May 7th 2017, 11:59 AM 22,850 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.

No joy for Ireland at European Indoors as last two standing bow out
# And That's A Wrap
From The42
# And That's A Wrap

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

Mar 5th 2017, 8:42 PM 5,613 Views 5 Comments

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

‘A better contract wasn’t forthcoming’ – The man leaving Irish boxing behind for Germany
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

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

Mar 4th 2017, 7:45 AM 5,842 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.

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 2,296 Views 1 Comment

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

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

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

Dec 30th 2016, 8:05 PM 14,577 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 8,501 Views 10 Comments

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

'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 25,078 Views 11 Comments

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

Billy Walsh named world coach of the year after guiding US to Olympic glory
# Accolade
From The42
# Accolade

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

Dec 21st 2016, 5:25 PM 24,519 Views 21 Comments

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