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13-time All-Ireland winner and Dublin camogie legend Úna O'Connor has died
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13-time All-Ireland winner and Dublin camogie legend Úna O'Connor has died

Mar 4th 2020, 11:31 AM 10,426 Views 2 Comments

O’Connor is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.

Marian Finucane: A broadcaster who changed who we heard from - and what we were hearing
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Marian Finucane: A broadcaster who changed who we heard from - and what we were hearing

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:19 PM 41,017 Views 19 Comments

The veteran broadcaster spent her career giving ordinary people a platform.

‘The truth is I’m not that attached to life’ - The forgotten female sports icon who defied the Nazis
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‘The truth is I’m not that attached to life’ - The forgotten female sports icon who defied the Nazis

Dec 27th 2019, 5:44 PM 20,438 Views 1 Comment

Richard Askwith tells the remarkable story of Lata Brandisová in a new book.

Hoping to become the norm, Wexford camogie turmoil and dealing with All-Ireland club final loss
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Hoping to become the norm, Wexford camogie turmoil and dealing with All-Ireland club final loss

Apr 12th 2019, 5:38 PM 6,048 Views 1 Comment

Wexford hurling coach Mags D’Arcy gives her take on a wide range of topics.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

Feb 17th 2019, 9:45 AM 15,731 Views 43 Comments

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

14 Irish walking trails to get the perfect smug Insta on
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14 Irish walking trails to get the perfect smug Insta on

Jan 13th 2019, 8:00 AM 20,237 Views 4 Comments

Because Dry January isn’t complete without them.

'I put myself in at a slightly lesser value in the hope someone will pick you up as a bargain buy'
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'I put myself in at a slightly lesser value in the hope someone will pick you up as a bargain buy'

Nov 24th 2018, 7:45 AM 6,573 Views 1 Comment

Kevin O’Brien joined us during the week to discuss his travels around the world as a gun-for-hire Twenty20 batsman.

Here's why Lena Waithe's MTV Award tribute to LGBTQ trailblazers is a must-see
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Here's why Lena Waithe's MTV Award tribute to LGBTQ trailblazers is a must-see

Jun 21st 2018, 7:50 PM 2,067 Views 0 Comments

Ru Paul’s drag race was heavily inspired by these trailblazers.

'He played football that made us change the way we played against them'
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'He played football that made us change the way we played against them'

Apr 20th 2018, 3:25 PM 6,034 Views 3 Comments

Gary Neville and others in the footballing world have paid tribute to the departing Arsenal boss.

First woman to ever compete in Boston Marathon runs again 50 years later
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First woman to ever compete in Boston Marathon runs again 50 years later

Apr 18th 2017, 12:10 PM 26,041 Views 25 Comments

Kathrine Switzer donned bib number 261, the same number she wore when she entered the all-male race 50 years ago.

Tadhg Furlong 'an inspiration to the country folk' and Leinster team-mate Dooley
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Tadhg Furlong 'an inspiration to the country folk' and Leinster team-mate Dooley

Nov 28th 2016, 6:09 PM 12,340 Views 20 Comments

The Offaly loosehead says the rising star of Ireland’s front row has put himself in Lions contention.

Louis Bookman: Solving the mystery of a revolutionary and pioneering sportsman
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Louis Bookman: Solving the mystery of a revolutionary and pioneering sportsman

Feb 28th 2015, 8:00 PM 11,189 Views 8 Comments

The Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe went on to make football history but his achievements are largely unknown.

London 2012 unveiled quality of women's boxing to the world - Taylor
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London 2012 unveiled quality of women's boxing to the world - Taylor

Aug 20th 2012, 8:41 PM 1,291 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic champion is thrilled that her fellow boxers are finally getting the recognition they deserve.

Welsh star Thomas retires from all forms of rugby
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Welsh star Thomas retires from all forms of rugby

Oct 25th 2011, 6:13 PM 187 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old hangs up his boots with immediate effect, following a distinguished career.