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#Women in Sport

From The42 'One page a week on women's sport is not going to detract from newspapers' readership' Interview

'One page a week on women's sport is not going to detract from newspapers' readership'

Wexford Youths player Ruth Fahy discusses the challenges facing women’s football in Ireland.

From The42 Inniscarra stun reigning All-Ireland champions Milford to take Cork camogie crown Upset

Inniscarra stun reigning All-Ireland champions Milford to take Cork camogie crown

Established stars such as Anna Geary and Ashling Thompson had to settle for a runners-up medal.

From The42 Last kick of the game against Galway earns Donegal a quarter-final clash with Dublin Ladies Football

Last kick of the game against Galway earns Donegal a quarter-final clash with Dublin

Westmeath also progressed after trouncing Meath in Mullingar.

From The42 'Moving to America aged 14? It was my idea!' Golf

'Moving to America aged 14? It was my idea!'

Stephanie Meadow, who will represent Ireland at the Rio Olympics, also discusses Rory McIlroy’s Olympics snub and why more people relate to the women’s game.

From The42 Cork ladies lift Munster title as Dublin crowned Leinster champions Comprehensive

Cork ladies lift Munster title as Dublin crowned Leinster champions

The Jackies demolished Westmeath by 26 points in a surprisingly one-sided provincial decider.

From The42 The teenage gymnast set to make history for Ireland at the Olympics Interview

The teenage gymnast set to make history for Ireland at the Olympics

Ellis O’Reilly chats to The42 about competing in Rio, balancing education and sport, and her link with Katie Taylor.

From The42 'People coming up to you in the street is nice reward for all the hard work' Role Model

'People coming up to you in the street is nice reward for all the hard work'

Sophie Spence is enjoying the limelight but remains focused on bringing women’s rugby to a new level.

From The42 ‘Sadly, getting funding for women in sport isn’t as easy it is for men’ Interview

‘Sadly, getting funding for women in sport isn’t as easy it is for men’

Emily Smith of the Irish Dragon Boat team chats to The42 about their struggle for funding among other issues.

From TheJournal.ie 6 things that are actually true* about Irish women in sport Sponsored By Lidl

6 things that are actually true* about Irish women in sport

*Unlike that whole Ladyball thing.

From TheJournal.ie 6 inventions that Irish women would love to see become a reality Sponsored By Ladyball
From The42 Breaking boundaries and changing the game - how Ireland are defying their amateur status Women In Sport

Breaking boundaries and changing the game - how Ireland are defying their amateur status

It’s a huge month for the Ireland cricket team as they look to qualify for the ICC World Twenty20 with their application, hard work and determination an example of why women’s sport in this country is thriving on a largely amateur footing.

From TheJournal.ie There's outrage after Cork City players began their FAI cup warmup during women's penalty shootout Women In Sport
From The42 There's outrage after Cork City players began their warmup during women's final shootout Women In Sport
From The42 Female FA board member to be investigated after crititicising handling of Eva Carneiro case Damning

Female FA board member to be investigated after crititicising handling of Eva Carneiro case

Heather Rabbatts became the first female director of the organisation in 2011.

From The42 Amazing scenes as April Goss makes history and kicks extra point in major college football game Women In Sport

Amazing scenes as April Goss makes history and kicks extra point in major college football game

22-year-old has been a member of the Kent State team for the past four years.

From The42 Arizona Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history Groundbreaking

Arizona Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history

Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman appointed to a coaching role at an NFL franchise.

From The42 “I have a bet with my Dad. He said he’d buy me a pair of hurling boots if I put the All-Ireland medal in his hand." Camogie
From The42 'This isn't women’s sport v men’s sport. It's about humanity and improving all of our lives' Leading The Way

'This isn't women’s sport v men’s sport. It's about humanity and improving all of our lives'

BBC broadcaster Clare Balding is using her profile to promote gender equality in sport.

From The42 Chelsea want action on sexist chanting at football games Abuse

Chelsea want action on sexist chanting at football games

Footage has emerged of club doctor Eva Carneiro being abused from the stands.

From The42 My sporting wish for 2015: Better coverage of women's sport Wish

My sporting wish for 2015: Better coverage of women's sport

Steve O’Rourke outlines his wish for 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Sonia O'Sullivan: 'I never really experienced that kind of lack of promotion' Women In Sport

Sonia O'Sullivan: 'I never really experienced that kind of lack of promotion'

The champion runner remembers that if she won – she would get her deserved spot on the front page, not hidden in the corner.

From The42 Women's sport still doesn't get the support it deserves. Here's how we can change that Opinion This post contains videos

Women's sport still doesn't get the support it deserves. Here's how we can change that

Sports PR executive Colm Woods has practical solutions to change the perception of women’s sport in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The gender gap in sport is narrowing – let's keep going in the right direction Women In Sport

Opinion: The gender gap in sport is narrowing – let's keep going in the right direction

Women and girls are participating more in sports, and more consistently, in part because of strong examples set by homegrown female athletes.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Turn those angry tweets into bums on seats Women In Sport

Opinion: Turn those angry tweets into bums on seats

There’s more hurling to be done in Croke Park this Sunday.

From The42 Ireland's top female fighter Daly looks set to follow team-mates into the UFC Interview

Ireland's top female fighter Daly looks set to follow team-mates into the UFC

Ais ‘The Bash’ talks about getting by in a male-dominated sport, being ‘the mammy’ of SBG and plans to take part in the next season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’.

From The42 Column: Lingerie football? Our real sporting heroines deserve limelight first Opinion

Column: Lingerie football? Our real sporting heroines deserve limelight first

Women’s sport is dismissed as a ‘niche interest’ – and it’ll stay that way until we give it more of the spotlight, writes Niamh O’Mahony.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia in breach of Olympic charter, says rights group Women In Sport

Saudi Arabia in breach of Olympic charter, says rights group

Human Rights Watch says the kingdom is effectively operating a ban against women in sports.