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# team-ireland - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Team Ireland's New Balance kit for Rio 2016 has been unveiled
# Road To Rio
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# Road To Rio

Team Ireland's New Balance kit for Rio 2016 has been unveiled

Jun 7th 2016, 2:52 PM 13,656 Views 3 Comments

Another box ticked on the road to Rio.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

16 things we learned from tonight's Road to Rio documentary
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# Team Ireland

16 things we learned from tonight's Road to Rio documentary

May 25th 2016, 9:45 PM 4,532 Views 0 Comments

Let us know what you thought of this week’s episode.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Ireland's Sanita Puspure has officially qualified for the Rio Olympics
# Success
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# Success

Ireland's Sanita Puspure has officially qualified for the Rio Olympics

May 24th 2016, 3:45 PM 4,734 Views 4 Comments

It will be the second time the Latvia-born athlete has represented Ireland at the Olympics.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Doyle produces superb performance to finish 4th at European Championships
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

Doyle produces superb performance to finish 4th at European Championships

May 18th 2016, 8:42 PM 12,497 Views 15 Comments

The 24-year-old Limerick native just missed out on a medal in the 100m Breaststroke final in London.

# team-ireland - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Joy for David Oliver Joyce as another Irish boxer qualifies for the Rio Olympics
# On The Plane
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# On The Plane

Joy for David Oliver Joyce as another Irish boxer qualifies for the Rio Olympics

Apr 17th 2016, 4:38 PM 5,627 Views 2 Comments

The lightweight is the sixth Irish boxer to guarantee his participation at this summer’s Games.

# team-ireland - Sunday 13 March, 2016

How this Irish rider went from 144th in the world to Olympic qualification in just over a year
# Success Story
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# Success Story

How this Irish rider went from 144th in the world to Olympic qualification in just over a year

Mar 13th 2016, 9:30 AM 5,425 Views 2 Comments

Judy Reynolds tells The42 about her long journey to earn Ireland a spot in Rio.

# team-ireland - Saturday 12 March, 2016

On a mission - the man tasked with giving Ireland the best chance of success in Rio
# Road To Rio
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# Road To Rio

On a mission - the man tasked with giving Ireland the best chance of success in Rio

Mar 12th 2016, 12:00 PM 12,408 Views 0 Comments

Meet Kevin Kilty, Team Ireland’s chef de mission for this summer’s Olympics.

# team-ireland - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships
# Making History
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# Making History

Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 PM 22,440 Views 6 Comments

Michael Conlan, Michael O’Reilly and Joe Ward are all guaranteed medals in Doha.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Ireland's boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs
# Preview
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# Preview

Ireland's boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs

Oct 6th 2015, 2:55 PM 3,006 Views 1 Comment

Billy Walsh has brought a seven-strong team to Doha for the AIBA World Championships, which begin today.

# team-ireland - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Ireland secure biggest ever medal haul at Northern European Gymnastics Championships
# Silverware
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# Silverware

Ireland secure biggest ever medal haul at Northern European Gymnastics Championships

Sep 19th 2015, 9:38 PM 4,098 Views 1 Comment

The men’s team earned gold while the women picked up silver in Limerick.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Ireland's Special Olympics team had a hero's welcome at Dublin Airport today
# Hero's Welcome
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# Hero's Welcome

Ireland's Special Olympics team had a hero's welcome at Dublin Airport today

Aug 4th 2015, 3:19 PM 12,281 Views 12 Comments

All the best pictures from this morning’s homecoming.

# team-ireland - Thursday 9 July, 2015

A great week just got even better for Ireland's Fiona Doyle
# Universiade
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# Universiade

A great week just got even better for Ireland's Fiona Doyle

Jul 9th 2015, 8:42 PM 4,473 Views 4 Comments

The Limerick native claimed bronze over over 100 metres on Sunday.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass
# Baku
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# Baku

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass

Jun 24th 2015, 10:30 AM 18,937 Views 35 Comments

Michael O’Reilly also progressed to the last-4 this morning, but Darren O’Neill was left disappointed by a split decision defeat.

# team-ireland - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win
# Baku
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# Baku

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win

Jun 21st 2015, 2:49 PM 13,477 Views 31 Comments

The Bray boxer earned a unanimous decision victory over Denitsa Eliseeva of Bulgaria.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Ireland's boxers up and running in Baku as Jennifer Egan narrowly misses out on medal
# Baku 2015
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# Baku 2015

Ireland's boxers up and running in Baku as Jennifer Egan narrowly misses out on medal

Jun 16th 2015, 11:30 PM 5,417 Views 0 Comments

Convincing wins for Darren O’Neill and Myles Casey get Team Ireland off to the perfect start in the ring.

# team-ireland - Monday 15 June, 2015

Ireland's Kieran Behan reaches final at European Games
# Success
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# Success

Ireland's Kieran Behan reaches final at European Games

Jun 15th 2015, 12:38 AM 4,395 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Jennifer Egan reached the B final in the women’s Kayak Single 500m event.

# team-ireland - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Dublin defence of world title in March a possibility, admits Andy Lee
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Dublin defence of world title in March a possibility, admits Andy Lee

Jan 10th 2015, 8:16 AM 4,324 Views 17 Comments

Reports earlier suggested an event had been set for St Patrick’s weekend.

# team-ireland - Monday 22 December, 2014

Irish pentathlete Natalya Coyle on Rio 2016, the 'big' year ahead and her love of sleep
# Interview
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# Interview

Irish pentathlete Natalya Coyle on Rio 2016, the 'big' year ahead and her love of sleep

Dec 22nd 2014, 3:03 PM 12,967 Views 1 Comment

After enjoying an encouraging 2014, the Meath woman is confident of qualifying for Brazil.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Power ranking Katie Taylor's 8 most memorable victories
# Golden Girl
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# Golden Girl

Power ranking Katie Taylor's 8 most memorable victories

Nov 25th 2014, 1:11 PM 2,866 Views 0 Comments

On the back of the Bray native’s World Championships win yesterday, we recall her greatest triumphs.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Ireland's Annalise Murphy qualifies for the 2016 Olympics
# Success
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# Success

Ireland's Annalise Murphy qualifies for the 2016 Olympics

Sep 17th 2014, 5:28 PM 8,103 Views 9 Comments

The Irish sailor will have a chance to improve on her fourth place finish at the 2012 Olympics.

# team-ireland - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Ireland's David Joyce wins third successive European gold
# Landmark
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# Landmark

Ireland's David Joyce wins third successive European gold

Aug 16th 2014, 9:38 PM 5,421 Views 3 Comments

The St Michael’s Athy lightweight defeated Georgia’s Otar Eranosyan in a unanimous decision.

# team-ireland - Monday 14 July, 2014

Stephanie Meadow has followed in Rory McIlroy's footsteps by declaring for Ireland
# 2016 Olympics
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# 2016 Olympics

Stephanie Meadow has followed in Rory McIlroy's footsteps by declaring for Ireland

Jul 14th 2014, 9:31 PM 5,685 Views 5 Comments

The 22-year-old is hopeful about securing a spot with Team ireland in two years’ time.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Minutes after her excellent US Open finish, Stephanie Meadow was asked about Rio 2016
# Here We Go Again
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# Here We Go Again

Minutes after her excellent US Open finish, Stephanie Meadow was asked about Rio 2016

Jun 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,599 Views 5 Comments

That didn’t take long.

# team-ireland - Friday 13 June, 2014

Special Olympics get off to a great start in Limerick
# 2014 Games
# 2014 Games

Special Olympics get off to a great start in Limerick

Jun 13th 2014, 10:36 PM 12,519 Views 23 Comments

The games will run until Sunday.

# team-ireland - Friday 7 February, 2014

19 of the best pics from the Winter Olympics opening ceremony
# Review
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# Review

19 of the best pics from the Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Feb 7th 2014, 6:42 PM 24,877 Views 30 Comments

Russia produced a spectacular show as one of the year’s most hotly-anticipated sporting events got underway.

# team-ireland - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Ireland’s Jan Rossiter: ‘We certainly can’t ignore Russia’s stance on homosexuality’
# Protest
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# Protest

Ireland’s Jan Rossiter: ‘We certainly can’t ignore Russia’s stance on homosexuality’

Feb 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 4,187 Views 2 Comments

The Cork-born Winter Olympian on “the flawed world that we live in”.

# team-ireland - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Ireland’s Barry Murphy wins bronze medal at European Swimming Championships
# Winning
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# Winning

Ireland’s Barry Murphy wins bronze medal at European Swimming Championships

Dec 14th 2013, 8:35 PM 13,097 Views 28 Comments

The swimmer produced a fantastic display to finish third today.

# team-ireland - Saturday 2 November, 2013

'You feel sick when you see things like that' - O'Sullivan on the doping scourge
# S.o.s
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# S.o.s

'You feel sick when you see things like that' - O'Sullivan on the doping scourge

Nov 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 20,424 Views 20 Comments

The Irish athlete told us that retrospective medal upgrades could never replace the stolen thrill of victory.

# team-ireland - Friday 1 November, 2013

Many Irish athletes not living up to their potential - Sonia O'Sullivan
# Interview
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# Interview

Many Irish athletes not living up to their potential - Sonia O'Sullivan

Nov 1st 2013, 7:26 PM 2,711 Views 1 Comment

The Olympic Silver Medallist is taking part in the Melbourne leg of Run in the Dark this month.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Barnes and Ward book places in quarter-finals, McComb bows out in Kazakhstan
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# Team Ireland

Barnes and Ward book places in quarter-finals, McComb bows out in Kazakhstan

Oct 22nd 2013, 3:30 PM 2,042 Views 0 Comments

There were mixed fortunes for Ireland’s fighters at the AIBA World Championships this morning.

# team-ireland - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Ward and McComb progress to last 16 of World Championships
# Boxing
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# Boxing

Ward and McComb progress to last 16 of World Championships

Oct 20th 2013, 7:01 PM 1,504 Views 0 Comments

The Irish fighters both recorded wins in Kazakhstan today.

# team-ireland - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Brian Gregan qualifies for 400m semi finals
# Through
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# Through

Brian Gregan qualifies for 400m semi finals

Aug 11th 2013, 9:47 AM 1,185 Views 1 Comment

After a disappointing day yesterday, Sunday brought some Irish success at the Athletics World Championships.

# team-ireland - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships
# Double Up
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# Double Up

Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships

Jul 25th 2013, 6:23 PM 2,178 Views 15 Comments

A storming run of 10.61 seconds gave the Paralympic Champion 100m Gold.

# team-ireland - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics

Dec 30th 2012, 8:30 AM 16,672 Views 9 Comments

The past week and a half in London has been memorable for a number of reasons. Here are some of its defining images.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Open thread: Has 2012 been the best year ever for Irish sport?
# Have Your Say
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# Have Your Say

Open thread: Has 2012 been the best year ever for Irish sport?

Dec 26th 2012, 8:30 PM 7,380 Views 55 Comments

Rory McIlroy, Team Ireland and Leinster all had fantastic years.

# team-ireland - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Delight for Chloe Magee as she wins Turkish Open title
# Double Joy
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# Double Joy

Delight for Chloe Magee as she wins Turkish Open title

Dec 22nd 2012, 3:31 PM 1,015 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Olympian also won the mixed doubles with her brother Sam Magee.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming
# Olympian
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# Olympian

Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming

Dec 19th 2012, 2:54 PM 1,887 Views 1 Comment

The two-time Olympian for Team Ireland is looking forward to ‘new challenges’ after taking the decision to step away from elite-level competitions.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

It's gold for Quigley at U23 Championships
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# Team Ireland

It's gold for Quigley at U23 Championships

Dec 18th 2012, 9:24 PM 952 Views 0 Comments

The Donegal middleweight won his final in Russia today while team-mate Hugh Myres earned a silver medal.

# team-ireland - Saturday 6 October, 2012

John Joe going pro? Nevin to announce decision tonight
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# Team Ireland

John Joe going pro? Nevin to announce decision tonight

Oct 6th 2012, 1:05 PM 596 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist will reveal news about his future on the Brendan O’Connor Show tonight.

# team-ireland - Friday 28 September, 2012

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians
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# Team Ireland

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians

Sep 28th 2012, 6:50 PM 880 Views 0 Comments

Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.