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# trailblazer - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Tony Hawk samples Tokyo skatepark ahead of skateboarding's 'surreal' Olympic debut
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Tony Hawk samples Tokyo skatepark ahead of skateboarding's 'surreal' Olympic debut

Jul 22nd 2021, 10:59 AM 6,844 Views 2 Comments

The 53-year-old, working in Japan as an analyst for NBC, skated on the sidelines of the Japanese and American teams’ training sessions.

# trailblazer - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Raiders star comes out as NFL's first openly gay player
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Raiders star comes out as NFL's first openly gay player

Jun 22nd 2021, 12:13 AM 11,753 Views 13 Comments

Carl Nassib made history on Monday, announcing his sexual orientation in a post on social media.

# trailblazer - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

'It's a huge honour...I want to inspire everyone else to follow their dreams'
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'It's a huge honour...I want to inspire everyone else to follow their dreams'

Jun 9th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,130 Views 3 Comments

Chiedozie Ogbene last night became the first African-born player to play for Ireland.

# trailblazer - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Rebecca Welch makes history by becoming first female referee appointed to English Football League match
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Rebecca Welch makes history by becoming first female referee appointed to English Football League match

Mar 30th 2021, 3:25 PM 2,724 Views 0 Comments

‘It shows that there is a real opportunity to young girls,’ says the 37-year-old, who takes charge of Harrowgate v Port Vale on Easter Monday.

# trailblazer - Saturday 13 February, 2021

17 years ago, he was the first Nigerian to represent Ireland and wanted by Man City. Now, he has a new purpose
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17 years ago, he was the first Nigerian to represent Ireland and wanted by Man City. Now, he has a new purpose

Feb 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 66,263 Views 15 Comments

Emeka Onwubiko on his past and future in football.

# trailblazer - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies
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Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies

Feb 4th 2021, 11:39 PM 3,812 Views 1 Comment

The ATP Tour and International Tennis Hall of Fame announced his death at the age of 90.

# trailblazer - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

13-time All-Ireland winner and Dublin camogie legend Úna O'Connor has died
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13-time All-Ireland winner and Dublin camogie legend Úna O'Connor has died

Mar 4th 2020, 11:31 AM 10,473 Views 2 Comments

O’Connor is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.

# trailblazer - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Marian Finucane: A broadcaster who changed who we heard from - and what we were hearing
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Marian Finucane: A broadcaster who changed who we heard from - and what we were hearing

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:19 PM 41,036 Views 19 Comments

The veteran broadcaster spent her career giving ordinary people a platform.

# trailblazer - Friday 27 December, 2019

‘The truth is I’m not that attached to life’ - The forgotten female sports icon who defied the Nazis
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‘The truth is I’m not that attached to life’ - The forgotten female sports icon who defied the Nazis

Dec 27th 2019, 5:44 PM 20,492 Views 1 Comment

Richard Askwith tells the remarkable story of Lata Brandisová in a new book.

# trailblazer - Friday 12 April, 2019

Hoping to become the norm, Wexford camogie turmoil and dealing with All-Ireland club final loss
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From The42
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Hoping to become the norm, Wexford camogie turmoil and dealing with All-Ireland club final loss

Apr 12th 2019, 5:38 PM 6,097 Views 1 Comment

Wexford hurling coach Mags D’Arcy gives her take on a wide range of topics.

# trailblazer - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won
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# Notorious Rbg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

Feb 17th 2019, 9:45 AM 15,772 Views 43 Comments

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

# trailblazer - Sunday 13 January, 2019

14 Irish walking trails to get the perfect smug Insta on
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From The Daily Edge
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14 Irish walking trails to get the perfect smug Insta on

Jan 13th 2019, 8:00 AM 20,288 Views 4 Comments

Because Dry January isn’t complete without them.

# trailblazer - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'I put myself in at a slightly lesser value in the hope someone will pick you up as a bargain buy'
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'I put myself in at a slightly lesser value in the hope someone will pick you up as a bargain buy'

Nov 24th 2018, 7:45 AM 6,587 Views 1 Comment

Kevin O’Brien joined us during the week to discuss his travels around the world as a gun-for-hire Twenty20 batsman.

# trailblazer - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Here's why Lena Waithe's MTV Award tribute to LGBTQ trailblazers is a must-see
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Here's why Lena Waithe's MTV Award tribute to LGBTQ trailblazers is a must-see

Jun 21st 2018, 7:50 PM 2,077 Views 0 Comments

Ru Paul’s drag race was heavily inspired by these trailblazers.

# trailblazer - Friday 20 April, 2018

'He played football that made us change the way we played against them'
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'He played football that made us change the way we played against them'

Apr 20th 2018, 3:25 PM 6,044 Views 3 Comments

Gary Neville and others in the footballing world have paid tribute to the departing Arsenal boss.

# trailblazer - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

First woman to ever compete in Boston Marathon runs again 50 years later
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First woman to ever compete in Boston Marathon runs again 50 years later

Apr 18th 2017, 12:10 PM 26,051 Views 25 Comments

Kathrine Switzer donned bib number 261, the same number she wore when she entered the all-male race 50 years ago.

# trailblazer - Monday 28 November, 2016

Tadhg Furlong 'an inspiration to the country folk' and Leinster team-mate Dooley
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Tadhg Furlong 'an inspiration to the country folk' and Leinster team-mate Dooley

Nov 28th 2016, 6:09 PM 12,357 Views 14 Comments

The Offaly loosehead says the rising star of Ireland’s front row has put himself in Lions contention.

# trailblazer - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Louis Bookman: Solving the mystery of a revolutionary and pioneering sportsman
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Louis Bookman: Solving the mystery of a revolutionary and pioneering sportsman

Feb 28th 2015, 8:00 PM 11,301 Views 8 Comments

The Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe went on to make football history but his achievements are largely unknown.

# trailblazer - Monday 20 August, 2012

London 2012 unveiled quality of women's boxing to the world - Taylor
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London 2012 unveiled quality of women's boxing to the world - Taylor

Aug 20th 2012, 8:41 PM 1,293 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic champion is thrilled that her fellow boxers are finally getting the recognition they deserve.

# trailblazer - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Welsh star Thomas retires from all forms of rugby
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Welsh star Thomas retires from all forms of rugby

Oct 25th 2011, 6:13 PM 193 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old hangs up his boots with immediate effect, following a distinguished career.