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From The42 Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games Flying The Flag

Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games

Minsk is hosting this year’s event, which takes place from 21-30 June.

From The42 Ireland trio named in Barbarians squad to face England in historic Twickenham clash Flying The Flag

Ireland trio named in Barbarians squad to face England in historic Twickenham clash

The Baa Baas women’s side face the Red Roses as part of a double-header in London next month.

From The42 The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under CrossCoders

The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under

Kate Flood and Áine Tighe were both delighted to put pen to paper and sign for Trent Cooper’s Freo.

From The42 Three-try Ospreys beat Scarlets to take final Champions Cup spot Flying The Flag

Three-try Ospreys beat Scarlets to take final Champions Cup spot

Scarlets will have to make do with a place in the Challenge Cup next season.

From The42 'It's been encouraging' - Lowry and Power take 'many positives' from top-six finishes Irish Eye

'It's been encouraging' - Lowry and Power take 'many positives' from top-six finishes

So close, but yet so far at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.

From The42 Down's Olivia Mehaffey makes history as she qualifies for final round at Augusta Flying The Flag

Down's Olivia Mehaffey makes history as she qualifies for final round at Augusta

Tied for 11th, the 21-year-old will now compete at the home of the Masters.

From The42 Wait for first pro win continues as Maguire finishes two shots behind in California Irish Eye

Wait for first pro win continues as Maguire finishes two shots behind in California

The Cavan golfer slipped up on the final day at the IOA Championship.

From The42 Ulster duo Maguire and McDowell lead in California and Dominican Republic On The Cusp

Ulster duo Maguire and McDowell lead in California and Dominican Republic

Leona Maguire and Graeme McDowell both front their respective fields going into their final rounds.

From The42 Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan Land Down Under

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan

It’s been a mixed opening round in Australia.

From The42 Quinn hits landmark as Irish duo help Arsenal past United into League Cup final Gunning For Glory

Quinn hits landmark as Irish duo help Arsenal past United into League Cup final

The Gunners now face City in a repeat of the 2018 decider.

From The42 Tipp star in line for AFLW debut while four other Irish set to start this weekend Flying The Flag

Tipp star in line for AFLW debut while four other Irish set to start this weekend

Aisling McCarthy has made the Western Bulldogs cut with her ‘power, speed and ball-handling ability’ impressing.

From The42 Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz Irish Eye This post contains videos

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

The Donegal star kicked a goal, while Cora Staunton finished with two.

From The42 Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend Flying The Flag

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend

Donegal star forward Yvonne Bonner and Mayo duo Sarah Rowe and Cora Staunton all start.

From The42 'She’s got plenty of tricks' - Rowe catches the eye on big weekend for Irish in Oz Crossing Codes

'She’s got plenty of tricks' - Rowe catches the eye on big weekend for Irish in Oz

The Mayo star impressed in her first AFLW run-out, as did Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner.

From The42 Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco Flying The Flag

Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco

The Cavan golfer is five shots off the lead at the Lalla Aicha Tour School.

From The42 All positive as Leona Maguire stays well on course for European Tour card in Morocco Irish Eye This post contains videos

All positive as Leona Maguire stays well on course for European Tour card in Morocco

After carding 68 and 70 in the opening two rounds, the Cavan golfer’s bid is going to plan.

From The42 Irish referee O'Neill selected for next year's Women's World Cup Flying The Flag

Irish referee O'Neill selected for next year's Women's World Cup

The Wexford native will officiate at next summer’s tournament in France.

From The42 Going for gold! Harrington books second World Championship final with stunning performance Flying The Flag
From The42 Dublin teen Niamh Coyne storms to stunning silver at Youth Olympic Games Swim Good This post contains videos

Dublin teen Niamh Coyne storms to stunning silver at Youth Olympic Games

Mona McSharry just missed out on the podium.

From The42 Ireland captain McCabe leads the way with Arsenal brace on busy day across the water Irish Eye

Ireland captain McCabe leads the way with Arsenal brace on busy day across the water

There was plenty of Irish involvement in the group stages of the Women’s Super League Continental Cup.

From The42 Good news for Irish duo in Oz as Nash and O'Connor elevated for same AFL game Head To Head

Good news for Irish duo in Oz as Nash and O'Connor elevated for same AFL game

Meath’s Conor Nash is set for his AFL debut while Kerry’s Mark O’Connor has also been promoted as Hawthorn and Geelong face off.

From The42 Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs Smoke On The Water This post contains videos

Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs

Shane Ryan is also in action in the 50m backstroke final.

From The42 Good day for Team Ireland in Glasgow as O'Donovans power into European semis Skibbereen Success

Good day for Team Ireland in Glasgow as O'Donovans power into European semis

There was success for Gary and Paul, while Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll also qualified for semi-finals.

From The42 'If you told us before that we'd get to a quarter-final, we'd have bit your hand off' World Cup Fever This post contains videos

'If you told us before that we'd get to a quarter-final, we'd have bit your hand off'

Ireland look to go one further this evening as their Hockey World Cup dream continues.

From The42 Ireland's Hockey World Cup quarter-final against India will be shown live on RTÉ Green Army

Ireland's Hockey World Cup quarter-final against India will be shown live on RTÉ

Graham Shaw’s side will hope to add to their incredible journey on Thursday evening.

From The42 Key Ireland midfielder O'Sullivan helps US side past Lyon to historic silverware World Beaters

Key Ireland midfielder O'Sullivan helps US side past Lyon to historic silverware

North Carolina Courage lifted the inaugural Women’s International Champions Cup crown.

From The42 Debut goal for Burke and Maguire hat-trick - Successful day for Preston's Irish Deadly Duo
From The42 Sophie O'Sullivan finishes strongly to win 800m heat on Ireland debut Runs In The Family This post contains videos

Sophie O'Sullivan finishes strongly to win 800m heat on Ireland debut

The 16-year-old was in action at the European U18 Athletics Championships in Gyor.

From The42 Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut Flying The Flag

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut

A great achievement for the St Kilda 21-year-old.

From The42 Irish contingent to the fore as USA make history and stun Scotland Flying The Flag

Irish contingent to the fore as USA make history and stun Scotland

It finished 30-29 in Houston.

From The42 Irish boxers Walsh and Harrington win bronze at European Championships Flying The Flag

Irish boxers Walsh and Harrington win bronze at European Championships

The pair have both medalled in Sofia after semi-final defeats.

From The42 Ireland captain McCabe rifles home super goal as Arsenal beat Liverpool Irish Eye This post contains videos

Ireland captain McCabe rifles home super goal as Arsenal beat Liverpool

The Gunners winger was on target in their 3-0 FA Women’s Super League win tonight.

From The42 Irish shine at Para Swimming World Series as Ellen Keane bags trio of medals Across The Pond

Irish shine at Para Swimming World Series as Ellen Keane bags trio of medals

Nicole Turner also earned a silver medal in Indianapolis.

From The42 Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance Flying The Flag

Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance

The Laois man will become the fourth Irish player to hit the 150 mark.

From The42 'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there' Representing This post contains videos

'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there'

Armagh’s Caroline O’Hanlon and Tyrone’s Neamh Woods are teammates on the NI netball side at the Commonwealth Games.

From The42 Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships Baby Canelo

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Amy Broadhurst went all the way in the lightweight division in Romania, while team-mate Aoife O’Rourke was forced to withdraw from her final.

From The42 Bright start for Irish contingent as last chance Masters bid underway in Houston Flying The Flag

Bright start for Irish contingent as last chance Masters bid underway in Houston

Three of the four sit inside the top ten.

From The42 Career-best PGA Tour finishes for Ireland's Paul Dunne and Seamus Power Flying The Flag

Career-best PGA Tour finishes for Ireland's Paul Dunne and Seamus Power

American Brice Garnett won the Corales Championship by four strokes.

From The42 Ireland to send team of four to next month's World Indoor Championships Birmingham Bound

Ireland to send team of four to next month's World Indoor Championships

The in-form Phil Healy and Olympian Ciara Mageean are both on the all-women Team Ireland.

From The42 'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden Flying The Flag This post contains videos

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden

The Slieverue native was greeted by his mother at the finish line after a career-best this afternoon.

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