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#Triumph over adversity

# triumph-over-adversity - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

'I'd try to brush my hair and burst into tears because I couldn’t do anything'
# Triumph Over Adversity
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# Triumph Over Adversity

'I'd try to brush my hair and burst into tears because I couldn’t do anything'

Aug 4th 2021, 9:30 PM 72,358 Views 4 Comments

Team Ireland track cyclist Shannon McCurley’s Road to Tokyo hasn’t exactly been straightforward.

# triumph-over-adversity - Saturday 7 December, 2019

'We've lost our home and they've lost their homes... but it's a terror what 12 months does'
# Rise From The Rubble
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# Rise From The Rubble

'We've lost our home and they've lost their homes... but it's a terror what 12 months does'

Dec 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,391 Views 0 Comments

A little over a year on from sinkhole devastation and relegation, Magheracloone were crowned Ulster champions last weekend.

# triumph-over-adversity - Friday 10 May, 2019

'I wasn't fit to lift a pen... I take four tablets in the morning and six in the evening now'
# Battling On
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# Battling On

'I wasn't fit to lift a pen... I take four tablets in the morning and six in the evening now'

May 10th 2019, 7:15 AM 9,632 Views 0 Comments

Fermanagh goalkeeper Roisin Gleeson was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis five years ago.

# triumph-over-adversity - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'When I was on the trolley in Vincent's, I definitely didn't think I'd play again'
# Back From The Brink
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# Back From The Brink

'When I was on the trolley in Vincent's, I definitely didn't think I'd play again'

Feb 7th 2019, 6:45 AM 5,143 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a long, hard road for Ireland star Alison Miller – but she’s delighted to be back in the green jersey.

# triumph-over-adversity - Saturday 8 September, 2018

'I wanted to give up. I made the phone call - 'I can’t do it' - but they all rallied around me'
# Triumph Over Adversity
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# Triumph Over Adversity

'I wanted to give up. I made the phone call - 'I can’t do it' - but they all rallied around me'

Sep 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 27,469 Views 2 Comments

Cork’s 2017 All-Ireland final hero Julia White has come through a lot to get to where she is today.

# triumph-over-adversity - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'I hit a low point. It’s mad looking back, I still find it hard to believe I have an All-Star'
# Back From The Brink
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# Back From The Brink

'I hit a low point. It’s mad looking back, I still find it hard to believe I have an All-Star'

Dec 28th 2017, 10:00 AM 23,461 Views 2 Comments

Galway defender Rebecca Hennelly shares her remarkable story of triumph over adversity.

# triumph-over-adversity - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

'I've been watching from the sidelines for the past two years, wishing I was out there'
# Long Road Back To Croker
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# Long Road Back To Croker

'I've been watching from the sidelines for the past two years, wishing I was out there'

Sep 19th 2017, 9:00 PM 13,341 Views 3 Comments

Rachel Ruddy shares her story of triumph over adversity as Dublin aim to cross the line after three years of hurt in Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

# triumph-over-adversity - Sunday 15 May, 2016

'I'm a 27-year-old Olympian funded by my parents, riding a moped to training like a teenager'
# Triumph Over Adversity
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# Triumph Over Adversity

'I'm a 27-year-old Olympian funded by my parents, riding a moped to training like a teenager'

May 15th 2016, 9:00 AM 39,905 Views 46 Comments

Gymnast Kieran Behan admits justifying his existence is becoming increasingly difficult but he remains determined to overcome obstacles to inspire others.

# triumph-over-adversity - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Crolla becomes world champion less than a year after brutal assault left him with a fractured skull
# Triumph Over Adversity
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# Triumph Over Adversity

Crolla becomes world champion less than a year after brutal assault left him with a fractured skull

Nov 22nd 2015, 10:56 AM 5,983 Views 6 Comments

A beautiful body-shot KO secured the win.