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'I just burst into tears': Remembering the Ireland team that won the Grand Slam and toppled New Zealand
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'I just burst into tears': Remembering the Ireland team that won the Grand Slam and toppled New Zealand

Apr 24th 2021, 9:15 AM 8,575 Views 3 Comments

In the final part of our ‘Trailblazers’ series, we relive a historic 18 months for the national women’s side with players who were there.

'In sport, I could walk like a giant. Outside it, my head went down:' The remarkable life of Jackie McCarthy-O'Brien
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'In sport, I could walk like a giant. Outside it, my head went down:' The remarkable life of Jackie McCarthy-O'Brien

Apr 21st 2021, 8:00 AM 18,780 Views 3 Comments

In the penultimate instalment of our ‘Trailblazers’ series, we speak to the former Ireland rugby and soccer international who led the way for mixed race players.

'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby
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'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby

Apr 17th 2021, 9:36 AM 5,112 Views 0 Comments

In the third part of our new series, we hear how the former Ireland player played a pivotal role in Ulster before her tragic passing at the age of 33.

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain
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'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain

Apr 16th 2021, 5:30 PM 190 Views 0 Comments

In the second part of our new series, Trailblazers, Jill Henderson speaks about turning down England, establishing an Irish team and their lasting legacy.

'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby
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'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby

Apr 16th 2021, 5:07 PM 159 Views 0 Comments

In the third part of our new series, we hear how the former Ireland player played a pivotal role in Ulster before her tragic passing at the age of 33.

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain
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'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain

Apr 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,410 Views 7 Comments

In the second part of our new series, Trailblazers, Jill Henderson speaks about turning down England, establishing an Irish team and their lasting legacy.

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
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'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 12:18 PM 26,069 Views 4 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.

'They were going to the gym and doing weights and that was absolutely unheard of back then'
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'They were going to the gym and doing weights and that was absolutely unheard of back then'

Sep 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 37,753 Views 5 Comments

Two-time Kilkenny All-Ireland winner Sinéad Millea speaks to The42 about playing with the famous Downey sisters.

Meghan Markle puts Sinead Burke on the cover of Vogue's 'Forces for Change' September issue
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Meghan Markle puts Sinead Burke on the cover of Vogue's 'Forces for Change' September issue

Jul 29th 2019, 5:12 PM 57,260 Views 18 Comments

The diversity advocate appears alongside 14 other women including Jacinda Ardern and Jane Fonda.

Meet the 9 gals behind British Vogue's new diverse cover making waves in the industry
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Meet the 9 gals behind British Vogue's new diverse cover making waves in the industry

Mar 31st 2018, 3:17 PM 4,805 Views 5 Comments

Queer Eye’s Tan France is fan.

Here are the 8 people who National Geographic says are the best adventurers on the planet
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Here are the 8 people who National Geographic says are the best adventurers on the planet

Mar 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 49,221 Views 30 Comments

Want to feel a bit lazy? Read on…

Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine
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Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine

Sep 17th 2017, 4:00 PM 8,034 Views 51 Comments

Women’s football has grown since the first female Palestinian team was formed in 2009.

Leading the charge for women in sport: How important this World Cup is
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Leading the charge for women in sport: How important this World Cup is

Aug 8th 2017, 10:53 PM 2,629 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Finnegan, who plays for Dublin and works for Teneo PSG, shares her thoughts on the eve of the WRWC.

'We're two cranky East Clare farmers' sons' - how joint Banner managers make it work
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'We're two cranky East Clare farmers' sons' - how joint Banner managers make it work

Jul 8th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,320 Views 0 Comments

Gerry O’Connor and Donal Moloney blazed a trail with Clare at underage level.

The man who lead Mayo to All-Ireland football glory in 2013
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The man who lead Mayo to All-Ireland football glory in 2013

Dec 24th 2013, 10:00 AM 3,219 Views 2 Comments

Enda Gilvarry was the bainisteoir when Mayo had something to celebrate in Croke Park in September.