2014

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22 Dec 2014
Athletics Ireland Membership Reaches All-Time High of 54,000
 
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22 Dec 2014
2014 was another outstanding year for Irish Sport according to figures published today by the Irish Sports Council, with record levels of participation and over 50 medals achieved at World and European events.
 
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21 Dec 2014
Though recording the fastest time in the Olympia World Cup jump-off today, Ireland's Bertram Allen fell foul of the vertical bogey fence that had caught out so many in the final round in London, and finished seventh overall.
 
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20 Dec 2014
Irish teenager Bertram Allen has recorded his second straight win at Olympia's five star show in London.
 
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19 Dec 2014
Boxer Katie Taylor has been crowned The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Year 2014' for her exceptional achievement in winning a record breaking sixth European title and her fifth consecutive world title.
 
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19 Dec 2014
Rob Heffernan (Togher AC) will receive the bronze medal for the 20k Race Walk from the European Championships in Barcelona in 2010 in Cork tonight.
 
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17 Dec 2014
Paralympics Ireland has announced Denis Toomey as Chef de Mission for the Irish Paralympic team for the 2016 Games in Rio.
 
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14 Dec 2014
Antoinette Neamt deservedly won the "Swimmer of the Meet" Award when she smashed the Irish Senior 1500m Freestyle Record on the final day of competition at the Irish Short Course Championships in Lisburn.
 
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14 Dec 2014
The senior Irish women's team won a brilliant bronze team medal at the European Cross country Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria.
 
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12 Dec 2014
Shane Breen grabbed Ireland's biggest prize pot of the weekend so far when finishing first in tonight's feature class at the five-star show jumping fixture in La Coruna, Spain.
 
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12 Dec 2014
Conor Ferguson became the first Irish Junior to break the 2 minute barrier in the 200m Backstroke on the first night of competition at the Irish Short Course (25m) National Championships in Lisburn
 
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11 Dec 2014
The spotlight will be on Lagan Valley Leisureplex, Lisburn this weekend for the Irish National Short Course (25m) Swimming Championships with Ireland's top swimmers competing for national titles.
 
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11 Dec 2014
Minister Ring announces €1 million investment to support qualification, preparation and participation at Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
 
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11 Dec 2014
Roche & Reid complete line-up for Sportswoman of Year awards.
 
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9 Dec 2014
Ireland coach Phil Simmons and opening bowler Tim Murtagh have urged Irish fans to 'be part of the ten thousand' supporters expected to pack out Malahide for the game against England next May.
 
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7 Dec 2014
Exciting sprint finishes and thrilling races was the order of the day at the GloHealth National Novice and Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships.
 
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7 Dec 2014
Young Irish show jumping sensation Bertram Allen has added yet another victory to his tally with a win in the Lichtenvoorde Grand Prix in the Netherlands this evening.
 
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7 Dec 2014
13th for McCurley in Keirin on Final Day of Racing at the World Cup in London.
 
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4 Dec 2014
The GloHealth Novice and Uneven Age Cross Country Championship take place in Santry Demesne this Sunday, 7th of December.
 
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4 Dec 2014
Following on from Tuesday's announcement that Conor Dooney (Raheny Shamrock AC) will now represent Ireland at the European Cross Country Championships in Bulgaria.
 
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4 Dec 2014
A total of 1,023 groups of older people across Ireland are celebrating the awarding of grants to support physical activity and sport.
 
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4 Dec 2014
Rachael Darragh and Sarah Boyle who are hoping to securing their place at the 2015 European Games took a step closer today with a victory over Finnish pairing Anna Paavola and Sonja Pekkola.
 
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3 Dec 2014
Full Irish Team Embark on the Second World Cup of the Season, in London.
 
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30 Nov 2014
Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) placed fifth in the high quality Cross de l'Acier in France on Sunday, 30th of November.
 
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29 Nov 2014
Andrew Balbirnie's maiden hundred for Ireland led his team to a well deserved four wicket win against a strong New Zealand A side at the ICC Global Cricket Academy in Dubai.
 
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28 Nov 2014
Athletics Ireland has named three more athletes on the Irish team for the 21st SPAR European Cross Country Championships.
 
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26 Nov 2014
Ireland's selectors have unveiled a total of 37 players in their winter training squads, split between their Performance squad and the Emerging Players Programme.
 
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26 Nov 2014
Focus placed on Six Strategy Pillars, Including Advocacy and Commercial.
 
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18 Nov 2014
The Irish Sports Council (ISC) today hosted an Anti Doping Information Day in advance of changes to the 2015 Irish Anti-Doping Rules (IADR).
 
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17 Nov 2014
Team Ireland experienced mixed fortunes at the AIBA World Women's Elite Championships in Jeju, South Korea today.
 
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13 Nov 2014
Ireland Women will host Australia in three T20 International matches in August next year.
 
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12 Nov 2014
Through a dedicated website www.winterready.ie, advice is being made available from a number of sources including Government Departments.
 
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12 Nov 2014
Second place finish and personal best performance in Dublin Marathon earns award.
 
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10 Nov 2014
Ryan Finishes 15th in Omnium, Mullen and McCurley in the Mix in First World Cup of the Season.
 
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7 Nov 2014
Bertram Allen confirmed his return to top form when winning this afternoon's feature class at the World Cup Show in Verona, Italy.
 
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7 Nov 2014
Team Ireland took on Norway in the opening game of the group 6 qualifiers for the European mixed team championships.
 
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7 Nov 2014
Paul Stirling and Max Sorensen return to the Ireland squad for their upcoming training camp in Dubai later this month as they continue their preparation for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
 
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6 Nov 2014
Full Irish Team Compete in Mexico at First World Cup of the Season.
 
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4 Nov 2014
Ireland made it three from three with a 4-0 win this afternoon in their final test match against Scotland which took place at Alexandra College this afternoon.
 
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2 Nov 2014
Middle and Long Distance Triathlete Eimear Mullan has been named Triathlete of the Year at the Triathlon Ireland Awards Evening held in Dun Laoghaire on Saturday evening.
 
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2 Nov 2014
Scott Evans contributes significantly to his World ranking and Olympic qualification by reaching the final of the BitBurger Open.
 
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2 Nov 2014
Ireland took on Scotland tonight winning 1-0 in the final seconds of play thanks to a drag flick from Chloe Brown in a game that was played with intensity from both sides.
 
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1 Nov 2014
With the Rio 2016 Olympic qualification process under way Scott Evans is now into the finals of the $120,000 Bitburger Open after beating HS Prannoy of India.
 
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31 Oct 2014
Horse Sport Ireland's show jumping team manager Robert Splaine today (Friday) confirmed his World Cup show selections for the remainder of 2014.
 
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31 Oct 2014
Ireland's Billy Twomey is 20,000 euro richer tonight after his second place finish in the Longines Grand Prix at Lyon, France, aboard Terry Payne's gelding Diaghilev.
 
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31 Oct 2014
The Irish Sports Council today published the seventh SPEAK Report, which provides an overview of the operations of the national network of 31 Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) in 2013.
 
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28 Oct 2014
Scott Evans has secured a place in the last 32 of the men's singles today by beating Gabriel Ulldahl of Sweden.
 
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27 Oct 2014
Maria McCambridge (Dundrum South Dublin AC) and Sergiu Ciobanu (Clonliffe Harriers AC) were crowned 2014 National Marathon Champions after winning their respective categories on a perfect day for running in Dublin City.
 
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23 Oct 2014
Jessie Ryder's brutal assault on Ireland's seamers saw Otago defeat the tourists by three wickets in the final match of their World Cup acclimatisation tour in Lincoln.
 
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23 Oct 2014
The National Marathon Championships are once again being run in conjunction with the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon, which takes place through the historic Georgian streets of Dublin.
 
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22 Oct 2014
Sanita Puspure wins Head of Charles Regatta in Boston over weekend.
 
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22 Oct 2014
Alex Speers, a mainstay of Irish Hockey for the last 8 years winning 164 caps, has called time on her International career and is retiring.
 
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21 Oct 2014
Ireland's cricketers slumped to an emphatic 117 runs loss against Canterbury in the penultimate game of their World Cup acclimatisation tour at Lincoln in New Zealand.
 
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21 Oct 2014
Ireland Coach Phil Simmons will leave Ireland's tour of Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday.
 
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20 Oct 2014
Ryan Finishes Omnium in 13th Place to Close Strong Irish European Championships.
 
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17 Oct 2014
Ireland Captain William Porterfield has returned home from Ireland's ICC Cricket World Cup acclimatisation tour of Australia and New Zealand due to personal reasons.
 
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17 Oct 2014
Women's Team Pursuit Demonstrate Potential with Irish Record and 8th Place Finish in First Outing.
 
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16 Oct 2014
George Dockrell took four wickets in a sparking bowling display but it wasn't enough to save Ireland from a three wicket loss against Northern Districts in the first match of the New Zealand leg of their ICC World Cup acclimatisation tour.
 
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16 Oct 2014
Chris has dedicated himself to reaching a certain levelin the sport over the past two years and his hard work is clearly paying off as he continues to go from strength to strength.
 
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16 Oct 2014
The Autumn Open Cross Country Event organised by Athletics Ireland will take place at the Magazine Fort in the Phoenix Park this Sunday, 19th of October.
 
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16 Oct 2014
A joint Cork award for September: winning captains Anna Geary and Briege Corkery who, somehow, led their teams to all but impossible victories.
 
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16 Oct 2014
Women's Team Pursuit Qualify for Finals Following Strong Debut at European Championships.
 
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13 Oct 2014
As Electric Ireland's Green Army continue their Olympic Qualification preparation three further International matches have been confirmed to take place in Dublin against Scotland this November.
 
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13 Oct 2014
Alex Wright (Leevale AC) produced a stunning performance in a 50 km race in Germany on Saturday 11th of October.
 
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12 Oct 2014
Billy Twomey recorded Ireland's fourth win of the weekend at the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) in Birmingham today.
 
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11 Oct 2014
Superb performances from the Irish team in the cross country phase of the Eventing Nations' Cup at Boekelo in the Netherlands saw a dramatic jump from overnight seventh place to fourth at the close of today's action.
 
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10 Oct 2014
Cork rider Billy Twomey claimed Ireland's first international win at the British Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham, England today with victory in the Five Fence Challenge.
 
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10 Oct 2014
Following Billy Twomey's earlier victory today with Royale du Rouet, Tipperary's Trevor Breen made it an Irish double at Britain's Horse of the Year show tonight with Karen Swann's one-eyed Adventure de Kannan.
 
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9 Oct 2014
The Irish cricket team will come to Australia in February next year to take part in a training camp that will include a one day match against Sydney Grade club Randwick Petersham.
 
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7 Oct 2014
At a meeting in Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday para badminton was among sixteen sports approved for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games sports programme.
 
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7 Oct 2014
Irish team announced for European Championships as World Cup Qualification slots confirmed.
 
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4 Oct 2014
Bertram Allen has broken through into the top 20 of the world's show jumping rankings for the first time, entering this week at number 17.
 
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2 Oct 2014
Craig Young took five wickets and top scored with an unbeaten 37 but it wasn't enough to stave off another comprehensive defeat for Ireland against Queensland in the second game of their tour.
 
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1 Oct 2014
Report shows that Government investment in sport has been successful in boosting sporting activity.
 
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28 Sep 2014
Ireland's Nicolas Roche wrapped up the UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain, with an impressive 26th position in the Elite Men's Road Race.
 
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27 Sep 2014
O'Loughlin 44th, Dunbar 60th and Shanahan 92nd in Junior Men's Road Race at the World Championships in Spain.
 
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27 Sep 2014
It was the final day for the Irish at the 2014 European Senior Championship with Sian Williams securing a bronze medal.
 
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26 Sep 2014
Time Trial Crash Forces Knight to Withdraw from Road Race at the World Championships in Spain
 
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26 Sep 2014
Mullen 63rd and Dunne 72nd in U23 Men's Road Race at the World Championships in Spain.
 
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25 Sep 2014
Electric Ireland's national women's team will play two test matches against the higher ranked Belgium team, on Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th October.
 
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23 Sep 2014
In his World Championship debut, Carrick-on-Suir's Michael O'Loughlin has finished in an impressive 8th position in the Junior Men's Time Trial in Ponferrada, Spain.
 
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22 Sep 2014
Ryan Mullen finishes TT with Silver Medal at the World Championships in Spain.
 
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21 Sep 2014
In the men's singles final it was number one seed Joshua Magee against Owen Marron.
 
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20 Sep 2014
John Anderson top scored with 80 helping Leinster Lightning to a narrow two wicket win against Northern Knights.
 
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20 Sep 2014
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern have finished 8th in the 49er class at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships.
 
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19 Sep 2014
Rachael Darragh and Sara Boyle have made it through to the quarterfinals of the doubles in the 2014 Polish Open.
 
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19 Sep 2014
Max Sorensen has been ruled out of Ireland's forthcoming acclimatisation tour of Australia and New Zealand.
 
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19 Sep 2014
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern have today earned Ireland its third place at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil
 
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19 Sep 2014
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern have today (19 September) earned Ireland its third place at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.
 
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18 Sep 2014
Irish show jumping manager Robert Splaine has announced the jumping order of his selected team that will compete in Friday's Italian Nations' Cup in Arezzo.
 
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18 Sep 2014
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern finish 11th in Race 6 in the 49er Gold fleet.
 
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18 Sep 2014
Both of Ireland's 49er teams pulled out the necessary results today at the ISAF Sailing World Championships to stay in contention for Olympic qualification.
 
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17 Sep 2014
Cricket Ireland agree multi-million euro Academy Naming Rights partnership with Shapoorji Pallonji.
 
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17 Sep 2014
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern finish 15th in Race 5 in the 49er Yellow fleet.
 
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17 Sep 2014
Annalise Murphy from Providence Team IRL has today become the second sailor to qualify Ireland for the 2016 Olympics.
 
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17 Sep 2014
Annalise Murphy from Providence Team IRL has today become the second sailor to qualify Ireland for the 2016 Olympics.
 
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16 Sep 2014
As Daniel McKenna and Arthur Kierans crossed the final stage finish at Rally Isle of Man powered by Microgaming, they secured the 2014 MSA British Rally Championship title ahead of rivals Osian Pryce and Dale Furniss.
 
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16 Sep 2014
Today was a very busy day at the ISAF Sailing World Championship in Santander.
 
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15 Sep 2014
Anyone that has followed the career of Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen will be well aware that you can never write him off when it comes to a championship fight.
 
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15 Sep 2014
Cricket Ireland have unveiled a squad of 18 for their month long acclimatisation training camp which departs for Australia and New Zealand next Tuesday (September 23).
 
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15 Sep 2014
It was an emotional Nigel Boyne who took the men's singles title at the Munster Open in University of Limerick.
 
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14 Sep 2014
James Espey builds on his momentum to climb a further 14 places.
 
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14 Sep 2014
Irish teenager Bertram Allen added valuable points to his Longines World Rider ranking when finishing third this evening in the big jump-off class at Lausanne in Switzerland.
 
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13 Sep 2014
The Irish sailors has been competing at the ISAF Sailing World Championships where 50% of the places are being awarded.
 
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13 Sep 2014
The seemingly unstoppable Darragh Kenny from Offaly claimed his third major victory at the four star show in North Salem, New York .tonight
 
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11 Sep 2014
Mark English Takes on World's Best in Morocco as Ciara Mageean, Paul Robinson and Ciaran O'Lionaird head to New York for Road Mile.
 
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11 Sep 2014
The Golfing Union of Ireland and the Irish Ladies Golf Union have secured the hosting rights for the 2018 Espirito Santo and Eisenhower Trophies.
 
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11 Sep 2014
1,250 sailors in over 900 boats from 84 nations will begin competing at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Spain tomorrow.
 
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11 Sep 2014
Congratulations to Ian O'Sullivan becomes Ireland's first Olympic Clay Target World Champion winning the Olympic Trap men junior event.
 
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10 Sep 2014
Ireland took a 2-0 lead in their three-match series against Scotland at Malahide on Wednesday but coach Phil Simmons will probably feel that they made heavy weather of things before sealing a three-wicket verdict.
 
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10 Sep 2014
Ireland beat England 7 goals to 6 in today's game at the European Polo Championships in Chantilly, France.
 
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9 Sep 2014
Cycling Ireland has announced a strong team to compete across the categories at the UCI Road World Championships which take place in Ponferrada, Spain from 21st - 28th September.
 
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9 Sep 2014
There was double trouble for Ireland Women as they lost back-to-back International T20 games against South Africa today.
 
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9 Sep 2014
The return of Irish basketball to the international stage took a major step forward with the success of the senior women at the European 3x3 Basketball Championships in Bucharest over the weekend.
 
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8 Sep 2014
Craig Young took five wickets on his One-Day international debut as Ireland crushed an out of sorts Scotland by seven wickets at Malahide.
 
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7 Sep 2014
Anthony O'Leary - the Commodore's Cup powerhouse - has been crowned 2014 ISA All Ireland Sailing Champion.
 
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7 Sep 2014
There was one gold, three Silvers and a bronze for the Irish at the u19 European Circuit event played in Dublin this weekend.
 
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6 Sep 2014
Teenage jumping sensation Bertram Allen once again took the world by surprise when finishing in seventh place in the penultimate rounds of the World Individual Jumping Championships in Normandy, France this afternoon
 
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5 Sep 2014
Richard Fagan, Sebastian Dawnay, Max Hutchinson and Stephen Hutchinson represent Ireland in the 2014 European Polo Championships at Chantilly in France on Saturday.
 
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5 Sep 2014
Cricket Ireland is partnering with QuipuTV, Cricket Scotland, and ICC Europe to live stream all three of Ireland's One Day Internationals against Scotland next week.
 
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5 Sep 2014
Phil Simmons has issued a challenge to the 13 players on Irish duty for next week's ODI Series against Scotland at Malahide.
 
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4 Sep 2014
The Irish show jumping team came tantalisingly close to obtaining automatic qualification for the Rio Olympics when finishing seventh at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy this afternoon.
 
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4 Sep 2014
Ireland yesterday out-gunned some of the world's best show jumping nations to claim a top ten place in the final round of the team competition at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy this afternoon.
 
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3 Sep 2014
Despite recording no clear rounds today, the Irish quartet of Darragh Kenny, Bertram Allen, Denis Lynch and Cameron Hanley finished in eighth place of 35 show jumping nations competing at the World Equestrian Games.
 
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3 Sep 2014
World Triathlon Series Grand Final and World Championship Review.
 
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3 Sep 2014
Flight Delayed until 1.42pm, Delaying Homecoming for Irish Paracycling Team After Successful UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Greenville, SC - USA.
 
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2 Sep 2014
Beating 152 other competitors, young Wexford rider Bertram Allen set Irish hopes high today when he claimed first place in the opening speed competition of the World Equestrian Games.
 
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2 Sep 2014
Ireland's women cricketers will look to cap a successful season when they play South Africa in a three game International T20 Series next week in England.
 
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1 Sep 2014
The successful Irish Paracycling team will be arriving in Terminal 2 of Dublin Airport on Wednesday morning, 3rd September, at 7.15am.
 
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1 Sep 2014
Irish show jumpers embark on the first of a series of competitions in France today that could lead to Olympic qualification.
 
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28 Aug 2014
Defending All Ireland Sailing Champion Ben Duncan will face some stiff competition next week as he fights to retain his title.
 
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28 Aug 2014
30 Strong Irish Team Set For Triathlon World Championships.
 
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27 Aug 2014
Irish number one Scott Evans has booked his place in the last 16 of the 2014 World Championships after beating David Obernosterer of Austria in straight games.
 
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27 Aug 2014
Day Four of the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam commenced for the Irish with Paul O'Donovan competing in the quarter finals of the men's lightweight sculls.
 
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26 Aug 2014
Horse Sport Ireland has confirmed the Gain Horse feeds Young Rider Eventing Squad for the 2014 European Championships in Vale Sabroso, Portugal from the 17th - 21st September 2014.
 
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26 Aug 2014
Cycling Ireland will have five bikes competing in the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Greenville, South Carolina next weekend.
 
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25 Aug 2014
Ireland began the first day of its fortnight-long campaign at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy with two Dressage riders and one Para dressage rider entering the arena in rainswept conditions.
 
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25 Aug 2014
In the women singles Chloe Magee got the World Championships underway being first on court.
 
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25 Aug 2014
Chloe Magee lost to Yip Pui Yin of Hong Kong in the opening round of the women's singles at the World Badminton Championships in Copenhagen today.
 
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25 Aug 2014
The second day of the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam continued with Irish crew's racing this afternoon.
 
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24 Aug 2014
Ireland kicks off its campaign at the World Equestrian Games (WEG) at Caen in France tomorrow with 21 riders competing across five disciplines - Dressage, Endurance, Para Dressage, Eventing and Jumping.
 
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24 Aug 2014
The Team will be full of confidence recent success at the Brazil Grand Prix event but they have a number of difficult draws ahead of them in this prestigious event.
 
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24 Aug 2014
With a team of 14 athletes, Ireland are out to prove that they are more than capable of securing medals and top placing's.
 
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24 Aug 2014
Ireland's Fiona Doyle has finished 7th in the 50m Breaststroke Final on the last day of competition at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin, Germany.
 
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23 Aug 2014
Sycerika McMahon and Fiona Doyle have secured places in tonight's 50m Breaststroke semi-finals at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin.
 
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23 Aug 2014
Ireland's Michael McKillop has become the second Irish athlete to win double gold at the Paralympic Athletics European Championships in Swansea this morning.
 
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22 Aug 2014
The Rowing Ireland squad for the World Rowing Championships Amsterdam Holland departed on Thursday evening for preparation and training in Amsterdam.
 
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22 Aug 2014
Ireland's Barry Murphy has finished 12th in the 50m Breaststroke semi-final at the European Championships.
 
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22 Aug 2014
Irish juniors Rachael Darragh and Sara Boyle were the Irish in action at the 2014 Slovakian open today.
 
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21 Aug 2014
Ireland draw with Spain after a close encounter in the Electric Ireland Tri Nations in UCD.
 
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21 Aug 2014
Holders Clontarf and 2012 winners The Hills clash in the final of the RSA Irish Senior Cup at Castle Avenue on Saturday (11am).
 
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21 Aug 2014
Kevin O'Brien will skipper Ireland in their three match ODI series against traditional rivals Scotland in Malahide next month.
 
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21 Aug 2014
Ireland's Jason Smyth has sensationally completed the sprint double at the Paralympic Athletics European Championships in Swansea adding the T12 200m title to 100m crown he claimed earlier in the week.
 
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21 Aug 2014
Orla Barry became the third Irish athlete to medal at the 2014 Paralympic Athletics European Championships in Swansea when she claimed silver in the F57 Discus today.
 
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20 Aug 2014
Making his senior championship debut Ireland's Andrew Flynn ran a personal best time of 16:47.69 to finish seventh in the final of the T13 5000m at the Paralympic Athletics European Championships.
 
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20 Aug 2014
Ireland secured a 6-0 win over France tonight in UCD as the Electric Ireland Tri Nations continues in a match that they totally dominated.
 
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20 Aug 2014
Sycerika McMahon took over a second off her heat time from this morning to finish 12th overall in the 200m Individual Medley semi-finals at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin today.
 
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20 Aug 2014
Mayo's Michael Duffy was a key part of the European Show Jumping team which won Team Gold at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in China this morning.
 
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20 Aug 2014
Reigning double Paralympic and World champion and world record holder Ireland's Michael McKillop has added another European title to his name following a commanding performance to win the final of the T38 800m at the Paralympic Athletics European Championships in Swansea, in a time of 1:57.16
 
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19 Aug 2014
Tickets for Ireland's clash with fierce rivals England go on sale this morning.
 
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19 Aug 2014
The Presidents Cup' in honour of 10-time Paralympian and current President of the IFDS John Twomey.
 
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19 Aug 2014
Ireland's Fiona Doyle has finished 13th overall in the 100m Breaststroke semi-final on the second day of competition at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin.
 
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19 Aug 2014
Wheelchair racer John McCarthy narrowly misses bronze In 400m Final.
 
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19 Aug 2014
Fiona Doyle has secured a place in the Women's 100m Breaststroke semi-final following this morning's heats at the LEN European Swimming Championships in Berlin, Germany.
 
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18 Aug 2014
Ireland lost a narrow 2-1 to the higher ranked Spain tonight as the Electric Ireland 3 Nations series continues at the National Hockey Stadium in UCD.
 
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18 Aug 2014
Ahead of the commencement of the Paralympic Athletics European Championships in Swansea tomorrow, Ireland's Jason Smyth; reigning double Paralympic and World champion, and world record holder at T13 100m and 200m, has been reclassified from the T13 class to the T12 class.
 
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18 Aug 2014
Four Irish swimmers got their European Championships campaign underway on the first day of competition at the Velodrome in Berlin, Germany today
 
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18 Aug 2014
Tomorrow (19 August) sailing will become the first Irish sport to contest for a place at the 2016 Paralympic Games.
 
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18 Aug 2014
Ireland's complete domination of European competition has seen tournament victories for the Women and Under 15 boys, which followed wins for both the Under 17 and 19 boys in the ICC Europe Challenge Series.
 
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17 Aug 2014
Ireland staged a dramatic rally in the show jumping phase of the Junior European Eventing Championships in England today to secure the Team Gold Medal for the second year in a row.
 
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17 Aug 2014
The Irish men's marathon team matched the women by finishing seventh in the Marathon Team Cup on the final day of the European Athletics Championships in Zurich.
 
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17 Aug 2014
Ireland Women finished their European T20 Championships in style with two comprehensive victories against The Netherlands and Scotland at Rugby today, making it six wins out of six.
 
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17 Aug 2014
Ireland beat France 8-0 today in the 2nd of 4 three nations series taking place over a 11 day period in UCD as build up towards the Olympic Qualifier.
 
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17 Aug 2014
Robinson Fourth, National Record for 4x400m Team & Irish Team Review of the European Athletics Championships.
 
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17 Aug 2014
Ireland's Chris Bryan Finishes 9th at European Championships.
 
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16 Aug 2014
Ireland Women clinched the European T20 Championships with two games to spare following a thumping nine wicket win over The Netherlands at Rugby today.
 
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16 Aug 2014
Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) made an impressive marathon debut placing tenth in the European Marathon Championships in Zurich on Saturday, 16th of August.
 
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16 Aug 2014
Paul Pollock (Annadale striders AC) has unfortunately had to pull out of the Marathon at the European Championships in Zurich which is on tomorrow at 8am (IRL) time
 
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16 Aug 2014
It was all about the relays as the Irish men's 4x400m and women's 4x100m teams both broke the national records on Saturday, 16th of August at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich.
 
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15 Aug 2014
Elena Tice produced a Player of the Match performance as Ireland overwhelmed Scotland to win their third consecutive game in the European T20 Championships in Rugby.
 
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15 Aug 2014
Mark English (UCD AC) won the bronze medal in the 800m at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich.
 
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15 Aug 2014
Ireland played Spain in their 2nd match of the Electric Ireland Series at UCD narrowly losing out 2-1 in a game where the Green Army dominated possession and chances in a fantastic display of hockey.
 
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15 Aug 2014
Cork's Adam D'Arcy has beaten 132 competitors from France, Great Britain, India, Japan, Malta, and South Africa to claim Silver at the International Topper Sailing World Championships in Pwllheli, Wales.
 
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15 Aug 2014
Tem Ireland is today in Silver medal position after dressage on 132.8 penalties at the European Junior Eventing Championships at Bishop Burton in England.
 
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14 Aug 2014
The morning session on day three of the European Athletics Championships in Zurich proved to be a mixed bag for the two Irish athletes competing
 
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13 Aug 2014
Mark English (UCD AC) was the standout performer from the Irish team on day two of the European Athletics Championships in Zurich.
 
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13 Aug 2014
The draws have been published for the 2014 World Championships in Copenhagen at the end of August.
 
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13 Aug 2014
The Irish uncer-19 football team received due credit in April as they won their place in the European Championships for the first time.
 
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13 Aug 2014
Christine McMahon (Ballymena & Antrim AC) was the sole Irish representative on the day two morning session of the European Athletics Championships in Zurich.
 
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12 Aug 2014
Ireland's Top Swimmers Fighting Fit Ahead of European Championships.
 
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12 Aug 2014
Ireland's Thomas Barr (Ferrybank AC) got the Irish team off to the perfect start with victory in his heat of the 400m Hurdles on day one of the European Athletics Championships in Zurich.
 
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11 Aug 2014
Ten Irish athletes will be in action today (Aug 12th) on day one of the European Track and Field Championships in Zurich.
 
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11 Aug 2014
Horse Sport Ireland Show Jumping High Performance Manager Robert Splaine has confirmed the five horse and rider combinations that will represent Ireland at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy.
 
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11 Aug 2014
There were thrills and spills for the Irish triathletes at the Tiszaujvaros World Cup in Hungary including sprint finishes, turn buoy carnage, pre race emergencies and some quality race performances.
 
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11 Aug 2014
The very best of luck to the Irish team competing in the European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Switzerland.
 
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10 Aug 2014
Greg Broderick won the 4,5 & 6 year old Horse Sport Ireland Young Horse classes in the RDS this week.
 
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10 Aug 2014
Despite being up against some of the world's best horses and riders, Wexford's Bertram Allen romped home in first place in the prestigious Longines Grand Prix at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show.
 
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10 Aug 2014
Ellen Keane has just missed out on a Bronze medal on the final day of competition at the Paralympic Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.
 
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10 Aug 2014
In a fitting farewell, the famous 17 year-old Irish Sport Horse Mo Chroi won her final competition before retirement when finishing first in the Speed Championships at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show today
 
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10 Aug 2014
Scott Evans secured Gold for Team Ireland in the finals of the 2014 Brazil Grand Prix today in Rio de Janerio.
 
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10 Aug 2014
There was just one Irish swimmer in action on the final night of swimming at the Paralympic European Championships in Eindhoven, Holland.
 
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10 Aug 2014
The 2014 World 50k Race Walk Champion Rob Heffernan has been named captain of the Irish team for the European Track and Field Championships in Zurich, Switzerland.
 
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10 Aug 2014
Two Bronze Medals, Six Lifetime Best and Six Season Best times for five strong Irish team.
 
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9 Aug 2014
Team Ireland are through to the finals of the mixed doubles and men singles of the 2014 Brazil Grand Prix.
 
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9 Aug 2014
On the penultimate day of competition at the Paralympic Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven, Ireland's Laurence McGivern has finished fifth, and James Scully sixth in their respective finals.
 
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8 Aug 2014
Ireland's James Scully has secured a place in tonight's final of the S5 200m Freestyle Final at the Paralympic Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
 
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8 Aug 2014
Team Ireland continues to shine in Rio as they progress to quarter final stages of the 2014 Brazil Gran Prix.
 
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7 Aug 2014
Paralympics Ireland has announced an eight strong team for the Paralympic Athletics (IPC) European Championships which are set to take place in Swansea, Wales from August 19th - 23rd.
 
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7 Aug 2014
Ireland's Green Army are continuing their intense hockey period with 8 matches in total taking place this August against Spain and France
 
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7 Aug 2014
It was a great opening day for the Irish in the 2014 Brazil Grand Prix event with four of team Ireland making last 16 of the tournament.
 
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7 Aug 2014
Show jumping manager Robert Splaine tonight named the Irish team who will compete in the Aga Khan Trophy competition at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show on Friday afternoon.
 
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6 Aug 2014
It was a triumphant opening day today for Ireland at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, with back-to-back wins in the two international classes.
 
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6 Aug 2014
Following her 4th place finish in the SB9 100m Breaststroke Final earlier today, Dubliner Ellen Keane was back in the pool for the S9 100m Freestyle Final at the Paralympic Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven, Holland.
 
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6 Aug 2014
Irish show jumping manager Robert Splaine has made a change to the squad from which he will choose his team to compete at the Aga Khan Trophy competition at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show on Friday.
 
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6 Aug 2014
Ireland's Ellen Keane has finished fourth in the Final of the SB9 100m Breaststroke at the Paralympic Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven this morning.
 
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5 Aug 2014
Ireland's Ailbhe Kelly swam another lifetime best in the final of the S8 400m Freestyle Final to finish fifth overall on the second day of competition at the Paralympic Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven this morning.
 
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4 Aug 2014
James Scully has secured Ireland's first medal on the opening day of competition at the IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven, Holland.
 
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4 Aug 2014
Ellen Keane fourth in 50m Freestyle Final: Kelly, Scully through to tonight's finals.
 
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4 Aug 2014
James Scully has secured Ireland's first medal on the opening day of competition at the IPC Paralympic Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven, Holland.
 
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4 Aug 2014
The GloHealth National Half Marathon was held in glorious sunshine around the streets of the Capital on Monday, 4th of August.
 
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3 Aug 2014
Fifteen year-old Kilkenny rider Susan Fitzpatrick added to Ireland's medals at the European Pony Championships in Millstreet, Cork.
 
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3 Aug 2014
The North West Warriors are the winners of the 2014 Newstalk Inter-Provincial T20 Trophy following the abandonment today of both scheduled fixtures.
 
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3 Aug 2014
Double European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) is set to compete in the European Marathon Cup at the European Track and Field Championships in Zurich.
 
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3 Aug 2014
Seven Irish crews headed to the Coupe de la Jeunesse, Libourne France this weekend with great expectations and hopes.
 
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3 Aug 2014
Dundrum South Dublin AC women's team and Leevale AC men's team were the victors at the GloHealth National League Final in Tullamore Harriers Stadium on Sunday, 3rd of August.
 
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1 Aug 2014
Ireland took the Team Silver medal in show jumping at the Pony European Championships at Millstreet, Co. Cork this afternoon with three clear rounds in the final phase securing second place.
 
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1 Aug 2014
The five strong Irish Paralympic Swimming team departed Dublin early this morning bound for Eindhoven for the IPC European Swimming Championships which are set to take place from August 4th - 10th.
 
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1 Aug 2014
Ireland's show jumping manager Robert Splaine tonight revealed his team for Friday afternoon's Hickstead Nations' Cup in England, the penultimate contest in the 2014 super league series.
 
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1 Aug 2014
Ireland took the Team Silver medal in show jumping at the Pony European Championships at Millstreet, Co. Cork this afternoon with three clear rounds in the final phase securing second place
 
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1 Aug 2014
Despite an almost perfect first round, the Irish show jumping team of Darragh Kenny, Shane Breen, Bertram Allen and Cameron Hanley failed to maintain their momentum at the Hickstead Nations' Cup in England today.
 
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31 Jul 2014
The first gold medal was awarded to Germany at the European Pony Championships at Millstreet, Cork, today when they took the team gold in Dressage.
 
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31 Jul 2014
The Irish Paralympic soccer team suffered a heart-breaking extra time 3-2 defeat this afternoon against the Netherlands in the CPISRA European Championship semi-final in Maia, Portugal.
 
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31 Jul 2014
Ireland Women have been handed a major fixture boost with the news that they will play South Africa in three T20 internationals in September.
 
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31 Jul 2014
Horse Sport Ireland has confirmed the Gain Horse feeds Junior Eventing Squad for the 2014 European Championships in Bishop Burton, GBR from the 13th- 17th August.
 
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29 Jul 2014
The sailors to represent Ireland at the ISAF Sailing World Championships to be hosted in Santander, Spain from 12-21 September were announced today at a press conference in Dublin.
 
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29 Jul 2014
Ireland are to play eight games in both Australia and New Zealand as part of a month long tour to aid their World Cup preparation.
 
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28 Jul 2014
Irish Swimmers Win 5 Gold, 2 Silver & 1 Bronze on Super Saturday.
 
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27 Jul 2014
Ireland's Jonathan Gordon finished in sixth place today in the Individual Young Riders European Championships at Arezzo in Italy.
 
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25 Jul 2014
A personal best for Cliodhna Manning was the highlight for the Irish on day three of the World Junior Championships in Oregon, but unfortunately none of the four Irish competitors advanced from their heats of the 200m.
 
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25 Jul 2014
Junior Rider Mark Downey Wins Silver In Portugal at the European Track Championships.
 
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24 Jul 2014
The Irish Paralympic soccer team had a huge win in their opening group game at the CPISRA European Championships in Maia, Portugal today defeating Finland 10-0.
 
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24 Jul 2014
The team of Northern Irish triathletes put on an impressive display in Glasgow's Strathclyde Park for the Commonwealth Games Triathlon on Thursday.
 
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24 Jul 2014
2 Golds, 2 Bronze and Ferguson Breaks Irish Junior Records.
 
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23 Jul 2014
Isobel Joyce returns to the Ireland Women's squad for the ICC European Division One T20 Championships being held at Rugby next month.
 
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22 Jul 2014
Junior Josie Knight Wins Silver in the Individual Pursuit at the European Track Championships.
 
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22 Jul 2014
Ireland's Josie Knight has finished the Junior Women's Individual Pursuit as the fastest qualifier at the European Track Cycling Championships for U23/Junior in Anadia, Portugal.
 
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22 Jul 2014
Horse Sport Ireland's show jumping team manager Robert Splaine tonight announced the Irish squad for the Hickstead Nations' Cup in England on August 1st.
 
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21 Jul 2014
This week Ireland competes in the European Track Cycling Championships in Anadia, Portugal, with thirteen riders racing across both sprint and endurance disciplines.
 
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21 Jul 2014
Reigning 50k World Walks Champion Robert Heffernan will lead as the team of 30 to compete at the European Track and Field Championships in Zurich 12-17th of August.
 
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21 Jul 2014
Horse Sport Ireland's show jumping team manager Robert Splaine today announced the squad for the Aga Khan Trophy competition at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show.
 
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21 Jul 2014
Ireland have made three changes to their Under 19 squad which will play Celtic rivals Scotland in the decisive ICC Europe Challenge Series in Ayr next week.
 
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21 Jul 2014
The Irish Paralympic soccer squad of fourteen departed Dublin yesterday bound for Maia, Portugal, for the CPISRA 2014 European Championships which take place from July 23rd - August 2nd inclusive.
 
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20 Jul 2014
Ireland played in their final match of the Europeans today knowing a win would secure gold but a draw or one goal loss would still secure promotion back up to the A division.
 
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20 Jul 2014
A great day's fishing for Team Ireland.
 
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20 Jul 2014
Galway lawn tennis club was the venue for the 2nd international match ahead of the commonwealth games.
 
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20 Jul 2014
Melanie Houghton (Aer Lingus) continued her winning habit as she won Sunday's Sprint event, the 50m Butterfly.
 
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19 Jul 2014
The final race of the Optimist European Sailing Championship had to be cancelled today for safety reasons as fog thickened on Dublin Bay. Results from yesterday are thus unchanged.
 
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19 Jul 2014
Ireland took a 4-1 win over Canada in an in international match held last night in the Irish national training centre.
 
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19 Jul 2014
On just their second year of competition at the prestigious Aachen Eventing Nations' Cup in Germany, Ireland finished in a very creditable fifth place today.
 
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19 Jul 2014
Irish swimming certainly has a lot to be excited about with the performance of Junior swimmers this week at Irish Age Groups and Summer Open.
 
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19 Jul 2014
Ireland's U21 Men won out 3-1 in a tense game in Portugal against Scotland securing Ireland promotion back up to Division A and a Gold medal for good measure.
 
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19 Jul 2014
Ireland drew against Ukraine today 0-0 in their second last Europeans game meaning tomorrow's clash against Italy is a must win affair for a gold medal.
 
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18 Jul 2014
After three days of glorious sunshine at the Optimist European Sailing Championships when Dublin Bay rivalled the Costa Smeralda, yesterday's fog was succeeded by what in Ireland is called a soft day - drizzle and mist - but at least there was reasonable wind.
 
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18 Jul 2014
Ireland put 9 past Italy in their second last match of the Europeans showing fine scoring form.
 
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18 Jul 2014
Séafra Guilfoyle from Crosshaven in Co, Cork has this afternoon won Silver at the 44th ISAF Youth World Sailing Championships in Portugal.
 
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18 Jul 2014
Ireland is set to have a full team of four riders at the 2014 Altech World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, France.
 
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18 Jul 2014
Séafra Guilfoyle from Cork has secured a medal at the ISAF Youth World Sailing Championships in Portugal.
 
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17 Jul 2014
Andrew Poynter will skipper Ireland for the first time in the series against Sri Lanka A which gets under way in Belfast next week.
 
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17 Jul 2014
Swim Ireland's Irish Age Groups and Summer Open started Wednesday evening with the 800m Freestyle for girls and 1500m Freestyle for boys.
 
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17 Jul 2014
With a forecast for the weather to deteriorate tomorrow, which hitherto has been glorious, it was decided to change the original schedule and run two races today at the Optimist European Sailing Championships on Dublin Bay.
 
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17 Jul 2014
Irish show jumping manager Robert Splaine this morning announced his team for the Aachen Nations' Cup in Germany, which takes place at 6.30pm today.
 
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16 Jul 2014
Cricket Ireland have confirmed Malahide and Stormont as the host venues for their ODI's against England and Australia in 2015.
 
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16 Jul 2014
Ireland lost 3-0 to the world number 4's in the final of the Electric Ireland 4 nations taking place at UCD this evening.
 
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15 Jul 2014
Ireland put in a convincing 7-0 win over Lithuania today in their first game of the U21 Europeans, teeing them up nicely for a big match against Scotland tomorrow.
 
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15 Jul 2014
Ireland's U21 men secured a convincing 6-1 win over Ukraine in the second match of their Europeans taking place in Portugal, building on their 5-2 win over Russia the previous day.
 
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15 Jul 2014
Ireland beat Chile 1-0 today in the final pool game of the Electric Ireland 4 Nations currently taking place at UCD securing them a spot in tomorrow's final against World Number 4's New Zealand.
 
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15 Jul 2014
Dublin Bay offers challenging sailing conditions and the steep learning curve of the 254 young sailors at the 2014 Optimist European Championships has led to some dramatic changes in positions.
 
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15 Jul 2014
Jack Tector will skipper the Ireland Under 17 side which goes into action in the ICC Europe Challenge series in The Netherlands next week.
 
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15 Jul 2014
London 2012 Paralympian Seán Baldwin, is set to compete at the key event on the 2014 International Para Shooting calendar; the Paralympic (IPC) Shooting World Championships in Suhl, Germany.
 
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14 Jul 2014
Ireland's U21 Men got off to a flying start today in their first match of the Europeans beating Russia 5-2.
 
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14 Jul 2014
Ireland has gotten off to an exceptional start at the massive 254-boat Optimist European Championships on Dublin Bay this afternoon.
 
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14 Jul 2014
Swim Ireland's Irish Age Group Championships and Summer Open kicks off this Wednesday at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin.
 
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13 Jul 2014
Ireland beat Canada 5-0 today in the 2nd match of the Electric Ireland 4 Nations Tournament taking place in UCD.
 
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13 Jul 2014
Championship Best Performances and thrilling competition was the order of the day at the GloHealth Juvenile Track and Field Championships held in Tullamore on Sunday the 13th of July.
 
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13 Jul 2014
The Third and final day of the Irish Rowing Championships held at the National Rowing Centre at Farran Woods took place today.
 
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13 Jul 2014
The North West Warriors will go into the final round of the Newstalk T20 matches at Sydney Parade in Dublin next month in pole position
 
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12 Jul 2014
Sam and Chloe Magee went out of the mixed quarter final losing to no 1 seeds Maneepong Jongjit and Sapsiree Taerattanachai of Thailand.
 
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12 Jul 2014
Ireland 2 (Frazer, Sargent) New Zealand 9 (Punt 2, Forgesson , Flynn 2, Webster, Merry 2, Cocks)
 
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12 Jul 2014
Day two was another successful and exciting day at the Irish Rowing Championships, was held at The National Rowing Centre, Farran Woods, Cork.
 
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11 Jul 2014
Ireland to compete in TWO European Finals tonight.
 
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11 Jul 2014
Aileen Reid, Bryan Keane and Ben Shaw are guaranteed starts for the 'world's biggest triathlon', the Hamburg World Triathlon Series on Saturday.
 
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11 Jul 2014
Sam and Chloe Magee are through to the last 16 at the US Open GPG in New York after beating Hock Lai Lee and Eva Lee of USA in straights sets.
 
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11 Jul 2014
The Irish Rowing Championships commences today at The National Rowing Centre, Farran Woods, Cork.
 
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10 Jul 2014
Ireland secured a 1-1 draw against Scotland on the final play of the game thanks to Timmy Cockram converting with just seconds left on the clock.
 
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10 Jul 2014
In front of a capacity crowd at one of Holland's premier venues Ireland's Dearbhail McNamara has made it through to the 200m Breaststroke Final at European Junior Swimming Championships in Dordrecht.
 
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9 Jul 2014
Irish Olympian Chloe Magee will lead Ireland in two international matches against Canada and South Africa taking place on the weekend of July 18.
 
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9 Jul 2014
John Treacy, CEO of the Irish Sports Council, will join the Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council, Cllr Kevin Sheahan at the University of Limerick Sport Pavilion for the launch of the LSP, which formally came into being following the merging of the City and County Sports Partnerships in line with Local Government reform.
 
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9 Jul 2014
The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman Award for June has been jointly awarded to Katie Taylor (Boxing) and Stephanie Meadow (Golf).
 
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9 Jul 2014
Irish show jumping manager Robert Splaine today announced his squad of riders who will attend the five-star Mercedes-Benz Nations' Cup at Aachen in Germany on July 17.
 
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9 Jul 2014
Ireland's men, the Green Machine, opened their first game in the Investec London Cup 4 Nations today in winning style securing a good 4-2 win over opponents South Africa.
 
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9 Jul 2014
Paralympics Ireland has announced a five strong team for the Paralympic Swimming (IPC) European Championships which are set to take place in Eindhoven from August 4th - 10th.
 
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9 Jul 2014
Gemma Kane was the sole Irish swimmer in finals action on the first day of competition the European Junior Swimming Championships in Dordrecht, Holland.
 
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9 Jul 2014
Jack Tector will captain the next generation of Irish cricketing stars as they embark on the first round of the ICC European Challenge Series against The Netherlands in Dublin next week.
 
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8 Jul 2014
Nine of Ireland's up and coming athletic talent will travel to Eugene, Oregon to compete at the World Junior Track and Field Championships which take place from the 22nd-27th of July.
 
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8 Jul 2014
National Women's Ireland Coach Darren Smith has today announced his 18 to compete in the Electric Ireland 4 Nations taking place from July 12th -16th at the National Hockey Stadium, UCD.
 
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7 Jul 2014
Swim Ireland has today announced the teams of swimmers that will represent Ireland and Northern Ireland at this Summers International Meets.
 
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7 Jul 2014
There were mixed fortunes for hosts North West Warriors in the first round of the Newstalk Inter-Provincial T20 Trophy held at Bready on Sunday.
 
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5 Jul 2014
Sam and Chloe Magee went out of the 2014 Canada Grand Prix to Max Schwenger and Carla Nelte of Germany.
 
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5 Jul 2014
Darragh Kenny completed a hat trick of wins at the five-star show in Spruce Meadows.
 
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5 Jul 2014
Ireland put in an impressive performance today against the World number 5's to secure a 2-1 victory over England in front of a packed stadium in UCD.
 
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5 Jul 2014
The GloHealth Relay Championships of Ireland provided an exciting day's competition with the very best club relay teams battling it out for the national titles on Saturday, 5th of July
 
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4 Jul 2014
Yvonne Randell has made history by winning Ireland's first ever European Seniors Championships gold medal at this year's tournament in Finland.
 
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4 Jul 2014
Sam and Chloe Magee have reached the semi-final of the 2014 Canada Open with a comprehensive two set victory over Hyun Cheol Kil and Sun Young Park of Korea winning 21-13 21-7.
 
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4 Jul 2014
Ireland played England in the first of two matches taking place this weekend in the National Hockey Stadium.
 
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3 Jul 2014
More than 52 Clubs will travel from the four Provinces to the National Rowing Centre, Cork.
 
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3 Jul 2014
Close to 1,500 young athletes from all across the country are set to compete at the 2014 GloHealth Juvenile Relay Championships of Ireland and the GloHealth Junior & U23 Track and Field Championships this weekend.
 
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3 Jul 2014
Bitter Sweet emotions for Magee as he reaches Quarter final of Canada Grand Prix.
 
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3 Jul 2014
The Irish Sports Council are delighted to welcome today's Sports Capital Grants announcement by the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring T.D.
 
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2 Jul 2014
The 2014 Home International will be held on 26th July 2014 at the National Rowing Centre, Cork.
 
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2 Jul 2014
The Rowing Championships are being held in Varese, Italy, from 23rd to 27th July.
 
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1 Jul 2014
Ireland Coach Craig Fulton has named a panel of 25 players for the upcoming double header against World Cup semi-finalists England taking place on Friday evening (7pm) & Saturday (2pm) at the National Hockey Stadium in UCD.
 
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1 Jul 2014
Ian McGregor has been named National Selector with responsibility for the north-west as one of three new appointments announced by Cricket Ireland.
 
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1 Jul 2014
GloHealth becomes an official sponsor of the Athletics Ireland.
 
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30 Jun 2014
Javier Gomez of Spain claimed his 4th World Triathlon Series victory of the season with a brilliant all round performance in Chicago late Sunday night Irish time.
 
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30 Jun 2014
Ireland is a fortnight away from its staging of one of the largest sailing events of the season when the Optimist European Championships kick off at the Royal St George Yacht Club on Dublin Bay from the 13th to the 19th of July.
 
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30 Jun 2014
400m athlete, David Gillick (Dundrum South Dublin AC) has today announced his retirement from an outstanding athletics career.
 
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28 Jun 2014
Daniel Coyle gave Ireland its third outright victory of the weekend at the Derby Meeting at Hickstead in England today with a win in the afternoon's big jump-off class aboard John D. Carr's chestnut stallion Zuidam.
 
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27 Jun 2014
Top Ranked Triathletes Tackle Chicago World Series.
 
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27 Jun 2014
The latest section of a proposed coast-to-coast Greenway running from Dublin to Galway was formally opened this morning at the Twelfth Lock in Castleknock by Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar.
 
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27 Jun 2014
The largest international sailing event on the domestic calendar; the Optimist European Sailing Championship will take place from the 12th - 19th of July in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
 
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27 Jun 2014
Ireland's National Women's team sponsored by Electric Ireland secured the Tri Nations title taking place this weekend in Mori Italy.
 
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26 Jun 2014
Andrew Poynter will skipper the Ireland A squad which will take on the MCC at Malahide next month.
 
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25 Jun 2014
Today marked a significant achievement for Ireland's aspiring Olympic 49erFX sailors Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey.
 
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25 Jun 2014
Ireland's National Men's team will take on Wales in two tests this weekend for which Coach Ned Fulton has named a squad of 22
 
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24 Jun 2014
Abbey Travel is delighted to announce its continued relationship with Cricket Ireland after signing a further 2 year contract as the Official Travel Supplier for both the Irish Cricket Team and the Irish Supporters.
 
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23 Jun 2014
Irish show jumping team manager Robert Splaine today (Monday) announced a list of combinations for the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, France.
 
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23 Jun 2014
Institute of Sport & An Garda Síochána Deliver Thought Provoking Training Event.
 
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23 Jun 2014
Zoe Brown representing her club Raheny Shamrock AC at the national league in Athlone yesterday achieved the standard for the European Championships in Zurich with a clearance of 4.40m in the Pole Vault.
 
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23 Jun 2014
Sprint Hurdler, Derval O'Rourke (Leevale AC) has today announced her retirement from an outstanding athletics career.
 
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23 Jun 2014
The Irish Sports Council congratulates Derval on her fantastic career and wishes her the very best in her retirement.
 
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23 Jun 2014
Coming off the back of a disappointing weekend in Mondello Park two weeks previous, Niall Murray travelled to Kirkistown in County Down aiming to repeat his earlier dominant form and extend both his Northern Ireland and All Ireland Formula Ford Championship lead.
 
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22 Jun 2014
Sanita Puspure finished a very promising 6th in today's Final of World Cup II, Aiguebelette, France.
 
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22 Jun 2014
Ireland have placed seventh of 12 teams at the European Team Championships (1st League) in Tallinn, Estonia today with 253.5 points matching their highest ever placing finishing achieved last year in Dublin.
 
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21 Jun 2014
Denis Lynch led a notable day for Irish riders at the five-star show in Rotterdam, Holland with a win in the hotly-contested Rotterdam Championship class.
 
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20 Jun 2014
11 High Performance athletes have travelled to Aiguebelette, France, to compete in the World Cup 2.
 
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19 Jun 2014
Ireland will have a strong presence at the European Triathlon Championships in Kitzbuhel this weekend with 5 elite athletes competing in Saturday's events along with a team of 34 Age Group athletes.
 
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19 Jun 2014
Irish show jumping manager Robert Splaine will tonight announce the Irish team who will compete at the vital Rotterdam Nations' Cup in the Netherlands on Friday.
 
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18 Jun 2014
The Irish Eventing Squad for the World Equestrian Games 2014 has been announced.
 
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18 Jun 2014
A gathering of professionals and volunteers involved in sport coaching organised by Coaching Ireland, a division of the Irish Sports Council will take place on the 26th and 27th September.
 
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16 Jun 2014
Athletics Ireland today announce a team of 45 athletes to compete at the European Team Championships 1st League in Tallinn, Estonia from the 21st-22nd of June.
 
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14 Jun 2014
An Irish team claimed victory in the famous five-star Spruce Meadows Nations' Cup in the early hours of this morning - the second year in a row that Ireland has taken the Canadian trophy.
 
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13 Jun 2014
The Special Olympics competitions starts on Friday 13th June and continues until Sunday 15th June.
 
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11 Jun 2014
6 Northern Irish Triathletes Make Commonwealth Games Team.
 
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10 Jun 2014
Athletics Ireland today launched a new fully responsive website (www.athleticsireland.ie) to meet the growing needs of the users of the site.
 
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10 Jun 2014
Four wins from four for Monkstown Hockey Club saw them claim 1st place at the EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy.
 
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10 Jun 2014
The Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown played host to many of the top analysts in Irish sport as they gathered for a first invite only Professional Network Meeting.
 
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9 Jun 2014
Holders Clontarf are through to the last eight of the RSA Irish Senior Cup after a 9 wicket win at Fox Lodge.
 
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8 Jun 2014
Thirty-two year-old Irish Olympian Aoife Clark swept to victory this afternoon at the three-star Bramham event in England, climbing ten places from her opening dressage score.
 
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8 Jun 2014
As Olympic sailor and World #2 Anna Kjellberg crossed the finish line, the cheer that erupted from the Swedish spectators at Camden Fort Meagher could be heard echoing across Cork Harbour
 
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7 Jun 2014
Offaly's Darragh Kenny racked up his second win last night (Friday) at the five-star Spruce Meadows show in Calgary, Canada, while Co. Down's Conor Swail placed second in the feature class of the day.
 
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7 Jun 2014
Ulrikkeholm & Kjellberg To Race For World Championship
 
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7 Jun 2014
Irish Olympian Aoife Clark currently holds two top five spots in the leaderboard at the three-star Bramham event in England.
 
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7 Jun 2014
The Irish Sports Council congratulates Katie Taylor on her gold winning performance at the European Boxing Championship in Bucharest, Romania.
 
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6 Jun 2014
In the official Longines World Show Jumping Rankings published today, covering competitions during the month of May, Ireland has increased its presence with ten riders now in the top 100.
 
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6 Jun 2014
Peugeot Rally Academy driver and ERC Acropolis Rally winner Craig Breen will return to full WRC competition twice more this year using the same Kel-Tech Engineering Fiesta WRC that he used back in February on WRC Rally Sweden.
 
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5 Jun 2014
A Three-Way-Tie-Break at the Top as Eight Teams Progress to Knock-Out Quarter Finals.
 
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5 Jun 2014
A number of Ireland's top track and field athletes will race in grand prix races across Europe this weekend as they continue their preparations for the European Track and Field Championships in Zurich in August.
 
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5 Jun 2014
National Hockey Coach Darren Smith has named his squads for the upcoming Scottish and Italian series.
 
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4 Jun 2014
Danish Teams Dominate at the Opening Day.
 
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1 Jun 2014
Going clear in the show jumping phase of Tattersalls three-star class today moved Ireland's Sarah Ennis up to third place at the finish, with another clear from Ciaran Glynn giving Ireland a fourth place.
 
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1 Jun 2014
Ireland's next generation of track and field stars performed brilliantly on the final day of competition at the European Youth Olympic Trials in Baku.
 
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31 May 2014
Aileen Reid was back to her best with a top 10 finish at the London leg of the World Triathlon Series today.
 
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29 May 2014
19 year-old Galway native Michael Duffy has notched up two wins in the opening days of the five-star Global Champions Tour show in Hamburg, Germany.
 
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29 May 2014
Irish show jumping manager Robert Splaine this evening announced his team who will compete in the Lisbon Nations' Cup in Portugal on Friday night.
 
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29 May 2014
4 Irish triathletes will take part in the 4th round of the World Triathlon Series this Saturday as the global series touches down in London's Hyde Park.
 
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26 May 2014
The Ireland women's hockey coach, Darren Smith, has today named a squad of 25 athletes that will make up the Green Army with a focus very much on the World League 2 in March 2015.
 
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22 May 2014
Leinster Lightning duly wrapped up the win over the North West Warriors on Thursday afternoon but it proved to be far from straightforward for John Mooney's men as the home side had their pride restored after Wednesday evening's disappointing session.
 
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22 May 2014
Paralympics Ireland remit extended to lead talent ID and athlete development pathway.
 
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21 May 2014
Leinster Lightning finished a dramatic final session very much in the ascendancy against the North West Warriors on day two of their Newstalk Inter-Provincial Cup contest at Bready.
 
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21 May 2014
Irish Hockey officially launched Quick Hockey, a new and exciting variation of hockey for everyone, at a demonstration of the game at the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown this afternoon.
 
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21 May 2014
Ireland's number one 400m athlete Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC) will headline a stacked 200m field at the 2014 AAI Open Games.
 
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16 Apr 2014
The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Mr. Michael Ring TD today announced an investment package of over €7.4 million, through the Irish Sports Council
 
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9 Apr 2014
The Irish Sports Council today published their Anti-Doping figures for 2013.
 
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2 Apr 2014
The Irish Institute of Sport is delighted to announce details concerning the outcome of the Pursuit of Excellence Programme (PEP) application process