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'As honest as the day is long' - CJ Stander set to hit 50-cap mark
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'As honest as the day is long' - CJ Stander set to hit 50-cap mark

Mar 13th 2021, 1:01 AM 7,293 Views 12 Comments

The 30-year-old has been a key man since his Test debut back in 2016.

Mo Farah breaks one hour run world record
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Mo Farah breaks one hour run world record

Sep 4th 2020, 10:01 PM 10,998 Views 12 Comments

The 37-year-old was around 10 metres behind record pace at the halfway stage but gradually increased the tempo.

An Irishwoman will be one of the officials in charge of this Sunday's World Cup final
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An Irishwoman will be one of the officials in charge of this Sunday's World Cup final

Jul 5th 2019, 7:45 PM 9,856 Views 3 Comments

Michelle O’Neill will be an assistant referee for the match between USA and Netherlands.

'It's a credit to the players' - Ireland book European Championship spot for third time in four years
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'It's a credit to the players' - Ireland book European Championship spot for third time in four years

Mar 25th 2018, 9:55 AM 8,403 Views 4 Comments

Goals from Troy Parrott and Sean Brennan made sure of Ireland’s spot at the European U17 Championships to be held in England at the start of May.

'He has that Paul O'Connell DNA in him, being a Munster man'
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'He has that Paul O'Connell DNA in him, being a Munster man'

Jun 21st 2017, 10:00 PM 26,433 Views 57 Comments

Cork man Peter O’Mahony will lead the Lions out for the first Test against the All Blacks.

More success for Ireland at World Rowing Cup as O'Donovans claim silver
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More success for Ireland at World Rowing Cup as O'Donovans claim silver

Jun 18th 2017, 12:58 PM 5,414 Views 5 Comments

Earlier, Sanita Puspure was victorious in the Women’s Single Sculls B final.

Brilliant news for Ireland's Natalya Coyle as she receives Olympics boost
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Brilliant news for Ireland's Natalya Coyle as she receives Olympics boost

Jun 1st 2017, 9:24 PM 6,337 Views 3 Comments

The modern pentathlete has retrospectively been awarded a sixth-place finish at the Rio Games.

The Scottish Invincibles! Unstoppable Celtic go through season unbeaten
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The Scottish Invincibles! Unstoppable Celtic go through season unbeaten

May 21st 2017, 2:55 PM 8,350 Views 20 Comments

Second-half goals by Leigh Griffiths and Stuart Armstrong ensured they didn’t slip up on the last day.

6 brilliant Irish people who overcame the odds
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6 brilliant Irish people who overcame the odds

May 4th 2016, 3:38 PM 14,258 Views 13 Comments

Prepare to be wowed.

Northern Ireland make history with win over Slovenia
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Northern Ireland make history with win over Slovenia

Mar 28th 2016, 10:21 PM 11,620 Views 17 Comments

Meanwhile, there was disappointment for Wales against Ukraine tonight.

An Irishman has just shattered the course record in 'Britain's most brutal race'
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An Irishman has just shattered the course record in 'Britain's most brutal race'

Jan 13th 2016, 5:32 PM 44,743 Views 23 Comments

Eoin Keith took 15 hours off the previous best when he crossed the line this morning.

Killarney man Paul Nagle on his hopes of becoming world champ alongside Kris Meeke down the road
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Killarney man Paul Nagle on his hopes of becoming world champ alongside Kris Meeke down the road

Dec 24th 2015, 10:00 AM 10,300 Views 6 Comments

The pair have signed a three-year deal with Citreon.

Roma's Daniele de Rossi celebrated an incredible milestone in the best possible way today
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Roma's Daniele de Rossi celebrated an incredible milestone in the best possible way today

Oct 17th 2015, 7:30 PM 10,698 Views 3 Comments

The combative midfielder made his 500th appearance for the Italian side this evening.

Where does today's West Indies win rank in Ireland's greatest World Cup victories?
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Where does today's West Indies win rank in Ireland's greatest World Cup victories?

Feb 16th 2015, 12:48 PM 4,527 Views 5 Comments

The Boys in Green cemented their reputation as giant-killers earlier.

17-year-old Irish snowboarder earns top-10 finish in Slopestyle World Championships final
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17-year-old Irish snowboarder earns top-10 finish in Slopestyle World Championships final

Jan 21st 2015, 7:45 PM 8,478 Views 8 Comments

The teenager previously competed at Sochi for Ireland.

Student with Down syndrome, Eleanor Murray, celebrates 93% Leaving Cert Applied result
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Student with Down syndrome, Eleanor Murray, celebrates 93% Leaving Cert Applied result

Aug 13th 2014, 6:33 PM 36,398 Views 52 Comments

She’s now looking forward to starting a third level course next month.

Interview: The man who made football history with the Ireland under-19 women this summer
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Interview: The man who made football history with the Ireland under-19 women this summer

Aug 3rd 2014, 10:00 AM 12,379 Views 11 Comments

Dave Connell and his side reached the semi-finals of the European Championships recently.

Irish hockey team claim historic victory over England
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Irish hockey team claim historic victory over England

Jul 5th 2014, 10:47 PM 6,033 Views 12 Comments

It is the side’s first win over their neighbours since 2002 and first win on home soil since 1949.

Irish driver Craig Breen to make World Rally Championship debut
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Irish driver Craig Breen to make World Rally Championship debut

Jan 4th 2014, 12:05 PM 2,500 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old will drive a Ford Fiesta in Rally Sweden next month.

Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’
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Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’

May 26th 2013, 8:15 AM 236 Views 4 Comments

Twenty years ago this week, Dawson Stelfox became the first Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This extract from Everest Calling: The Irish Journey, chronicles the last leg of this challenging expedition.

Silver Cup for history-maker Guan at Masters
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Silver Cup for history-maker Guan at Masters

Apr 14th 2013, 7:46 PM 2,187 Views 2 Comments

The Chinese golfer his final round in the company of 55-year old Scot Sandy Lyle.

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured
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Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured

Oct 19th 2012, 4:56 PM 1,328 Views 0 Comments

The Kenyan legend was in Dublin to attend an event for his mentor Brother Colm O’Connell.

Column: 'I never thought I'd get on a plane alone'
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Column: 'I never thought I'd get on a plane alone'

Aug 6th 2012, 6:30 PM 91 Views 12 Comments

After years of being terrified of flying, Sarah-Jane Goff took a training course to deal with her fear. She writes about how she ended up crossing the Atlantic.