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Ireland’s Barry Murphy wins bronze medal at European Swimming Championships
The swimmer produced a fantastic display to finish third today.
'You feel sick when you see things like that' - O'Sullivan on the doping scourge
The Irish athlete told us that retrospective medal upgrades could never replace the stolen thrill of victory.
Many Irish athletes not living up to their potential - Sonia O'Sullivan
The Olympic Silver Medallist is taking part in the Melbourne leg of Run in the Dark this month.
Barnes and Ward book places in quarter-finals, McComb bows out in Kazakhstan
There were mixed fortunes for Ireland’s fighters at the AIBA World Championships this morning.
Ward and McComb progress to last 16 of World Championships
The Irish fighters both recorded wins in Kazakhstan today.
Brian Gregan qualifies for 400m semi finals
After a disappointing day yesterday, Sunday brought some Irish success at the Athletics World Championships.
Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships
A storming run of 10.61 seconds gave the Paralympic Champion 100m Gold.
Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics
The past week and a half in London has been memorable for a number of reasons. Here are some of its defining images.
Open thread: Has 2012 been the best year ever for Irish sport?
Rory McIlroy, Team Ireland and Leinster all had fantastic years.
Delight for Chloe Magee as she wins Turkish Open title
The Irish Olympian also won the mixed doubles with her brother Sam Magee.
Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming
The two-time Olympian for Team Ireland is looking forward to ‘new challenges’ after taking the decision to step away from elite-level competitions.
It's gold for Quigley at U23 Championships
The Donegal middleweight won his final in Russia today while team-mate Hugh Myres earned a silver medal.
John Joe going pro? Nevin to announce decision tonight
The Olympic silver medallist will reveal news about his future on the Brendan O’Connor Show tonight.
Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians
Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.
In pictures: Team Ireland meets President Higgins at the Áras
When Michael D met Katie T…
The sporting tweets of the week: Rory meets a new friend
This week, Joey Barton gives his thoughts on Hillsborough and Jason Smyth weighs in on the debate over his nationality.
Pics: Welcome home! Ireland's medal-laden Paralympic heroes return
A warm welcome for our athletes back in Dublin tonight.
Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes
Team Ireland’s 49 athletes are expected to meet the public in Dublin Airport shortly after 8pm this evening.
Festival of the Flame: Paralympics closes in spectacular fashion
The Games drew to a close at London’s Olympic Stadium tonight.
Paralympics 2012: No medal for McDonald despite PB
Meanwhile, James Scully brought the curtain down on Ireland’s involvement and called it ‘the best experience of his life’.
Paralympics 2012: McDonald and Scully reach final, Keane misses out (updated)
The gold medallist has qualified for this evening’s event with a time of 1:10.59.
Paralympic breakfast: Triumphant Team Ireland hoping to end Games on a high
Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan are among those hoping to add to the Irish side’s medal haul today.
Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status
The sprinter, along with Mark Rohan and Catherine O’Neill, added to Ireland’s medal haul today.
Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style
The Irish athlete recorded a time of 21.05 at the Olympic Stadium tonight.
Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold
Westmeath’s Mark Rohan doubled up on his Paralympic haul with gold in the men’s individual road race H1 this morning.
Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double
We also have news of the other Irish athletes in action as the Games’ end comes into sight.
The Morning Score: Thursday
Pat Gilroy, Jason Smyth and Roger Federer all feature in today’s edition.
Paralympic Village: Joy for Kearney and Barry on Day Six
It was a historic day in London, with a number of world records being broken.
Medal number ten: Orla Barry takes bronze in the discus
The Cork native finished with a score of 28.12 in London this evening.
Cool as you like: Kearney secures bronze medal at Paralympics (updated)
Team Ireland have now won nine medals in total, following the rider’s success.
Paralympics 2012: McDonald into final, Baldwin misses out despite PB
Meanwhile, James Dwyer has placed sixth in the individual freestyle test – grade IV.
Paralympic Breakfast: Kearney bids for more glory
The Irish rider is hoping to add to the silver medal she already won, as she competes in Individual Freestyle Test later today.
Paralympic Village, Day Five: Double delight for McKillop
The Irish sprinter won his second gold medal, while Eilish Byrne came fourth in the Equestrian Individual Freestyle Test.
Paralympic Breakfast: Take two for Michael McKillop
The Irish gold medalist tonight bids to emulate the success he enjoyed at the weekend.
Paralympic Village, Day Four: Team Ireland in dreamland
Meanwhile, there was disappointment for Oscar Pistorius, as he lost out to Brazil’s Alan Oliveira.
Kearney takes silver in Individual Championships, Ireland win bronze in team event
The 23-year-old today recorded a score of 76.700 per cent.
Paralympic Breakfast: Ireland’s Firth hoping to continue her success
Yes folks, Saturday’s gold rush DID actually happen.
More success for Team Ireland, as Darragh McDonald claims gold
The Wexford man beat his original PB by seven seconds at the Aquatic Centre this evening.
Paralympics: Disappointment for Irish athletes in field, track
As world records were being smashed, Catherine O’Neill and Cathal Miller had to be content with a place outside the medals.
VIDEO: Relive Jason Smyth’s gold medal win at the 2008 Paralympics
Ahead of his big event tonight, here’s a chance to look back on the Irish athlete’s moment of glory in Beijing.