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#Flying the flag

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From The42 Pro boxing no longer a man's world as Taylor and Hearn lead movement with different motives Flying The Flag

Pro boxing no longer a man's world as Taylor and Hearn lead movement with different motives

Katie Taylor is changing the game again, and the Irish people will have a major role to play in her efforts.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 January, 2018

From The42 Big Sam hails fit-again James McCarthy as Everton's 'shining light' in United loss Flying The Flag

Big Sam hails fit-again James McCarthy as Everton's 'shining light' in United loss

The Ireland midfielder came off the bench against Manchester United earlier.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From The42 'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps' Writing History

'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'

Sorcha Tiernan on an historic summer of basketball for the Ireland U18s, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the court.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 15 December, 2017

From The42 Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans 17 Again

Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans

It’s been some year for the 17-year-old Sligo swimmer.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 13 November, 2017

From The42 Strong Irish contingent help Glasgow City to their 11th Scottish league title in-a-row Flying The Flag

Strong Irish contingent help Glasgow City to their 11th Scottish league title in-a-row

Katie McCabe, Noelle Murray, Keeva Keenan and Savannah McCarthy were all involved.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From The42 'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon' O'brien Duo

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'

History-making trainer Joseph O’Brien, who edged his dad Aidan to land the Melbourne Cup, is just coming to terms with his win.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 29 October, 2017

From The42 Ireland get World Cup off to the perfect start with massive win over Italy Flying The Flag

Ireland get World Cup off to the perfect start with massive win over Italy

Liam Finn was in fine form as his side won 36-12.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From The42 Brilliant Paul Dunne beats Rory McIlroy to the British Masters Flying The Flag This post contains videos

Brilliant Paul Dunne beats Rory McIlroy to the British Masters

The Wicklow golfer shot a final round 61 to win his first European Tour event.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From The42 UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg Flying The Flag

UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg

The SSE Airtricity League U19 champions saw off Molde tonight.

From The42 More history to be made by Joy Neville as she'll take charge of men's international Breaking New Ground

More history to be made by Joy Neville as she'll take charge of men's international

The former Ireland back row will become one of the first female referees to oversee a men’s international next month.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 26 August, 2017

From The42 Natalya Coyle in silver medal position going into World Championship final day Flying The Flag

Natalya Coyle in silver medal position going into World Championship final day

The Irish Olympian finished second overall in the fencing event.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

From The42 Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships Flying The Flag

Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships

The pair – who have made history this year already – defeated Japanese opposition to progress in Glasgow.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 15 July, 2017

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships Flying The Flag

Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships

Barr clocked a time of 49.73 in the 400m hurdles final in Vaasa.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 23 June, 2017

From The42 Thomas Barr among Irish to book final spots at European Team Championships Flying The Flag

Thomas Barr among Irish to book final spots at European Team Championships

The Olympic finalist and six others from Team Ireland will line out in finals tomorrow.

From The42 Shelbourne drawn with Linfield in the Women's Champions League Flying The Flag

Shelbourne drawn with Linfield in the Women's Champions League

The WNL champions will also face opposition from Poland and Finland in the qualifying group stage.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC Irish Abroad

What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC

Cavan-born Laura Corrigan Duryea is flying the tricolour in the Women’s AFL.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From The42 McDowell and Lowry just three shots adrift at the World Cup of Golf Flying The Flag

McDowell and Lowry just three shots adrift at the World Cup of Golf

The Irish pair lie in a tie for seventh after the opening round.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

From The42 'If they've got 10 minutes spare I’d probably pick the whole lot of them!' - O'Neill praises Dundalk Flying The Flag

'If they've got 10 minutes spare I’d probably pick the whole lot of them!' - O'Neill praises Dundalk

The Ireland boss described the Lilywhites’ Europa League win over Maccabi Tel Aviv as the ‘best ever.”

# flying-the-flag - Friday 29 July, 2016

From The42 Martin O'Neill is planning a trip to Dundalk and Cork's big European nights Flying The Flag

Martin O'Neill is planning a trip to Dundalk and Cork's big European nights

The senior international boss has been impressed by the ‘fantastic’ performances of Ireland’s top two clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 22 April, 2016

UCC Diaspora FC aiming for London FA Junior Cup glory

UCC Diaspora FC take on FC Hamlets in tomorrow’s final in London.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day Flying The Flag

Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day

From pre-schools to the Garda College – here’s how Ireland has been marking the day.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "It's beyond all our wildest dreams": Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations Flying The Flag

"It's beyond all our wildest dreams": Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations

The director of Room, Lenny Abrahamson, said he is “so delighted” with his nominations.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 27 December, 2015

From The42 'You only get one shot at this' - Doyle ready for the big stage after biding her time Flying The Flag

'You only get one shot at this' - Doyle ready for the big stage after biding her time

Canadian-based swimmer Fiona Doyle was the first Irish athlete to qualify for Rio 2016.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 11 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one Flying The Flag

New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one

Unfortunately it’s not this one.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 12 October, 2015

From The42 Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final Flying The Flag

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final

He becomes the second Irishman to go through to the finals.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From The42 It couldn’t be tighter at the top of the US Open and Shane Lowry is right in the mix In Contention

It couldn’t be tighter at the top of the US Open and Shane Lowry is right in the mix

The Irishman charged into contention on moving day at Chambers Bay.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From The42 Irish referee hoping to inspire more females with appearance at World Cup finals Flying The Flag

Irish referee hoping to inspire more females with appearance at World Cup finals

Michelle O’Neill will represent the country at this summer’s tournament in Canada.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From The42 Irish referee Michelle O'Neill picked for the World Cup Flying The Flag

Irish referee Michelle O'Neill picked for the World Cup

The Wexford official has been chosen for this summer’s finals in Canada.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From The42 'I surprised myself but it's a great feeling to pass out those guys and win a medal for Ireland' Flying The Flag

'I surprised myself but it's a great feeling to pass out those guys and win a medal for Ireland'

It was another memorable day for Irish athletics in Prague.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From The42 An Irish athlete chose the best time possible to run a personal best at the European Indoors Flying The Flag

An Irish athlete chose the best time possible to run a personal best at the European Indoors

John Travers is in with a medal chance in Prague.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok) Flying The Flag

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)

The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The42 Twitter congratulates Stephanie Roche on making the Puskas Award final Social Media

Twitter congratulates Stephanie Roche on making the Puskas Award final

Dara Ó Briain was among hundreds of well-wishers after today’s news.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The42 'I just hope people vote' - Roche aiming for Fifa Puskas Award glory Flying The Flag

'I just hope people vote' - Roche aiming for Fifa Puskas Award glory

We spoke to the Ireland striker hoping to follow in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From The42 Ireland's Stephanie Roche nominated for Fifa's goal of the year prize Flying The Flag This post contains videos

Ireland's Stephanie Roche nominated for Fifa's goal of the year prize

The Dubliner’s name is among the likes of Robin van Persie, Diego Costa and James Rodriguez on the shortlist for the Puskas Award.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 17 July, 2014

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The42 Another baffling decision at the World Cup as Swiss have perfectly-good goal ruled out Flying The Flag

Another baffling decision at the World Cup as Swiss have perfectly-good goal ruled out

Keeping with the narrative of the tournament so far, Josip Drmic was incorrectly judged to have been offside.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The42 In pictures: Munster players and fans make their presence felt in Marseilles Flying The Flag

In pictures: Munster players and fans make their presence felt in Marseilles

7,000 fans from the southern province are turning the port town red as we speak.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 30 August, 2013

From The42 Silver and bronze for Ireland at Para-cycling World Championships Flying The Flag

Silver and bronze for Ireland at Para-cycling World Championships

There was joy for Mark Rohan and Colin Lynch in Canada today.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 July, 2013

From The42 12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia Lions 2013

12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia

Rugby fans from the Emerald Isle are doing the country proud Down Under.

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