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#Derval O'Rourke

Why we need more male sports stars to come out in support of Together For Yes

We need more men like Richie Sadlier and Eamon McGee to step up.

From The42 'Most athletes earn very little money. The least you can expect is integrity and honesty' Rio 2016

'Most athletes earn very little money. The least you can expect is integrity and honesty'

Former Irish hurdler Derval O’Rourke was speaking after a dramatic day for OCI president Pat Hickey.

From TheJournal.ie Dining 'al desko' and making room for cake - here are Derval O'Rourke's healthy living tips Fit Foodie

Dining 'al desko' and making room for cake - here are Derval O'Rourke's healthy living tips

Plus, O’Rourke gives us her healthy eating tips.

From TheJournal.ie "No job will ever be as all-consuming": Derval O'Rourke on being an Olympian - and what should be done about doping The Fit Foodie

"No job will ever be as all-consuming": Derval O'Rourke on being an Olympian - and what should be done about doping

The former professional athlete has just released her second cookbook.

From The42 Eat like an Olympian: Derval O'Rourke launches second book Fit Foodie

Eat like an Olympian: Derval O'Rourke launches second book

The former Olympian and new mother has adapted well to life after athletics.

'We don't just aim to create great players, but great individuals'

Former Ireland star Marcus Horan among expert group driving player welfare.

From The42 Four of Ireland's top sports stars have called for a Yes vote on marriage equality Marref This post contains videos

Four of Ireland's top sports stars have called for a Yes vote on marriage equality

O’Mahony, O’Rourke, O’Shea and Cusack call for a Yes on 22 May.

From The42 Heffernan, O'Rourke and Griffin react to English's Euros success Twittersphere

Heffernan, O'Rourke and Griffin react to English's Euros success

Twitter was impressed by the Irish athlete’s performance in Prague today.

From The42 Derval O'Rourke joins IRUPA as player development manager Appointment

Derval O'Rourke joins IRUPA as player development manager

The 33-year-old had been taking time out of sport since confirming her retirement from athletics last June.

From The42 You should try Derval O'Rourke's recipe for Jogger’s Beef Stew this weekend Fitness
From TheJournal.ie Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Time Out

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

The Emmys, women in sport, and recipes for lunch.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: O'Rourke retires, Netherlands fire against Chile and today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave It There So: O'Rourke retires, Netherlands fire against Chile and today’s sport

Andy Murray made a strong start at Wimbledon, Spain recorded a win and all the rest of the day’s top stories.

From The42 20 pictures that celebrate Derval O'Rourke's brilliant hurdling career Hurdle Heroine

20 pictures that celebrate Derval O'Rourke's brilliant hurdling career

Ireland’s most fierce track competitor hung up her spikes this morning. Here are some of her finest moments.

From The42 Derval O'Rourke has retired from athletics Final Hurdle

Derval O'Rourke has retired from athletics

Cork hurdler brings down the curtain on a 12-year career in which she won five championship medals.

From The42 Weightlifting, walking and getting lapped by 80-year-olds: How Derval recovered Interview

Weightlifting, walking and getting lapped by 80-year-olds: How Derval recovered

The hurdler has had to learn to walk (and swim) before she can run again.

From The42 'It's frustrating to have only four medals, there's one missing' -- Derval O'Rourke Collect Them All

'It's frustrating to have only four medals, there's one missing' -- Derval O'Rourke

The Cork hurdler is hoping to be back on the podium in Zurich this August, but has had to push her competitive return back by a month.

From The42 Here are the big-name athletes who've had their funding cut this year Money Talks

Here are the big-name athletes who've had their funding cut this year

€1.6 million will be provided in direct funding for Ireland’s top athletes this year, the Irish Sports Council confirmed today.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about a female garda receiving serious injuries after her car was rammed and Ryanair being ordered to sell most of its stake in Aer Lingus.

From The42 Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as Yanit handed doping ban Doping Ban

Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as Yanit handed doping ban

Athletics Ireland contact European bosses to clarify the implications of Nevin Yanit’s two-year ban for Derval O’Rourke.

From The42 Deary me, Joey! It's the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Deary me, Joey! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Derval O’Rourke’s painful heel injury and Bill Clinton’s message to Rory McIlroy.

From The42 'I couldn't let it go' - Derval O'Rourke on accepting world championships bid is over Moscow Flier

'I couldn't let it go' - Derval O'Rourke on accepting world championships bid is over

The Leevale star won’t be on the Moscow start line next month.

From The42 Derval O’Rourke to miss national championships due to injury Athletics

Derval O’Rourke to miss national championships due to injury

O’Rourke, 32, has been struggling with an Achilles problem since last month.

From The42 Derval O'Rourke's training camp will make you insanely jealous Wish We Were There

Derval O'Rourke's training camp will make you insanely jealous

It definitely beats a run down the ‘Dyke.

From The42 Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as rival charged with doping Upgrade

Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as rival charged with doping

Nevin Yanit won the European title in Gothenburg in March

From The42 Derval O'Rourke's Friday evening routine puts us to shame Friday Feeling

Derval O'Rourke's Friday evening routine puts us to shame

Is this what people mean when they talk about that “Friday feeling”?

From The42 ‘I find it hard not to take it personally’ — Derval O’Rourke ‘disappointed’ by grants cut Financial Hurdles

‘I find it hard not to take it personally’ — Derval O’Rourke ‘disappointed’ by grants cut

The Cork athlete was granted just €12,000 this year.

From The42 IAAF and WADA quash reports of doping suspicion over Turkish duo Athletics

IAAF and WADA quash reports of doping suspicion over Turkish duo

Reports yesterday had claimed Cakir Alptekin and Nevin Yanit were at the centre of a doping scandal.

From The42 Derval O’Rourke was this close to a medal at the European Indoors this evening So So Close

Derval O’Rourke was this close to a medal at the European Indoors this evening

Ireland’s Derval O’Rourke ran a season’s best in the 60m hurdle final but missed out on a medal by one-hundredth of a second.

From The42 Indoor Championships: O'Rourke eases through 60m heat Gothenburg

Indoor Championships: O'Rourke eases through 60m heat

The Cork athlete came second in her heat this morning, clocking a season’s best time in the process.

From The42 The 11 Irish athletes going to European Indoors this week (and when you can see them) The Right Track This post contains images

The 11 Irish athletes going to European Indoors this week (and when you can see them)

The European Indoor Championships begin in Gothenburg on Friday morning.

From The42 In pictures: Fionnuala Brittton takes win at national indoors Athletics

In pictures: Fionnuala Brittton takes win at national indoors

And there was plenty of other talking points in Athlone.

From The42 'I'm turning this crap off now...' Derval O'Rourke slams Lance Armstrong Unimpressed

'I'm turning this crap off now...' Derval O'Rourke slams Lance Armstrong

To say the Cork athlete has little sympathy for the shamed cyclist is an understatement.

From The42 Olympic committee warn O'Leary over betting Star Class

Olympic committee warn O'Leary over betting

The Corkman bet on Great Britain’s sailors in Beijing 2008.

From The42 Opinion: Here come the girls... at last, as Katie Taylor set for RTÉ award Awards Season

Opinion: Here come the girls... at last, as Katie Taylor set for RTÉ award

The Olympic champion will – surely – be crowned Sports Person of the Year ending a wait that was too long.

From The42 Will swap Olympic medal for All-Ireland ticket! It's the sporting tweets of the week Social Media This post contains images

Will swap Olympic medal for All-Ireland ticket! It's the sporting tweets of the week

We’ve scoured countless timelines to bring you some of the best comments made on Twitter over the past seven days.

From The42 Olympic Village: Day 11, wrap Review

Olympic Village: Day 11, wrap

Michael Conlan won Ireland’s third medal, while Chris Hoy broke a British record and Sally Pearson gained partial redemption for Team Australia.

From The42 I can't see myself going to Rio, says disappointed Derval O'Rourke Reaction

I can't see myself going to Rio, says disappointed Derval O'Rourke

The Irish athlete admitted the “middle hurles weren’t good enough” in her performance this evening.

From The42 End of the road for Derval O'Rourke following fifth place semi-final finish Disappointment

End of the road for Derval O'Rourke following fifth place semi-final finish

The Irish athlete equalled her time of 12.91 in the Heats, but it was not good enough for her to advance.

From The42 As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day 11 Liveblog

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day 11

Michael Conlan took top billing… and the little Belfast fighter didn’t disappoint.

From The42 Ailis McSweeney: Derval can deliver on biggest stage London 2012

Ailis McSweeney: Derval can deliver on biggest stage

The Cork-born hurdler is built to perform when the championship pressure is on, writes her training partner Ailis McSweeney.

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