2013

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23 Dec 2013
Sian won the Masters World Doubles Championship in Turkey and is now looking forward to a very busy 2014.
 
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22 Dec 2013
Fionnuala Britton today finished in third place at the IAAF Lotto Cross Cup in Brussels.
 
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21 Dec 2013
TI felt it would help members if there was some clarification of the entry process for the Standard Distance National Championship at Hell of the West.
 
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20 Dec 2013
The captain of Ireland’s Grand Slam-winning rugby team, Fiona Coghlan, was today named The Irish Times Irish Sports Council ‘Sportswoman of the Year 2013
 
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20 Dec 2013
The ITTA has published Men’s and Women’s Butterfly National Senior Ranking Lists Post Ulster Grand Prix….
 
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20 Dec 2013
Regional Championships & National Series 2014
 
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21 Dec 2013
The IRFU is pleased to announce the appointment of Gillian McDarby as Ireland Women's Sevens team manager.
 
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20 Dec 2013
In a further boost to yesterday's news that Ireland will take part in the Nagico Super 50 in the Caribbean, Ireland are also to play the West Indies in a single One-Day International and two Twenty20 Internationals in the build up to the 2014 ICC World Twenty 20 in Bangladesh that starts in March.
 
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19 Dec 2013
A fantastic Challenger Tournament was held at Banbridge Table Tennis Club on Saturday 14th December 2013.
 
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19 Dec 2013
Ireland have been invited to travel to the West Indies to take part in their domestic 50 over competition, the Nagico Super 50 in the new year.
 
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19 Dec 2013
Conor Murphy is putting in the hard yards in preparation for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014.
 
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18 Dec 2013
The largest study of participation in sport and exercise ever conducted in Ireland was published today (18th December) by Minister for Sport Michael Ring.
 
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18 Dec 2013
David Rankin has been added to the Ireland A squad which will tour Sri Lanka in the New Year.
 
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17 Dec 2013
The Munster Branch has published the entry form for this seasons’ Munster Open
 
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17 Dec 2013
Vodafone National Series winner Kevin Thornton was invited to join the Triathlon Ireland's pre season training camp in Agulias Spain.
 
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16 Dec 2013
Some of Ireland's treble winning squad were present at a press conference at the Cricket Ireland offices in Dublin today as they marked an truly amazing 2013.
 
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16 Dec 2013
William Porterfield has been named captain of the ICC Intercontinental Cup 2011-13 Team of the Tournament, which was announced today. He is one of three Irish representatives in the team.
 
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16 Dec 2013
Triathletes shine at Woodie’s DIY Novice and Uneven age group cross country championships
 
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15 Dec 2013
TRENT JOHNSTON will remain at the heart of Irish cricket after accepting a new dual role that will see him take charge of the Ireland women's team and also become fast-bowling coach at the recently-formed National Academy.
 
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14 Dec 2013
Barry Murphy has won a Bronze medal at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Herning, Denmark.
 
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14 Dec 2013
Cricket Ireland President gives us the inside story on a historic day for Irish cricket as John Mooney led Ireland to a superb win over Afghanistan in the Intercontinental Cup Final and help crown Trent Johnston's career in the best possible way.
 
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13 Dec 2013
Qualification races being held next year are now set for age group athletes wishing to qualify and race for Ireland at an ITU/ETU event in both 2014 and 2015. Please read on for full details.
 
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13 Dec 2013
Applications are now open for 2015 Age Group Selection. Please read on for full details.
 
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13 Dec 2013
Fiona Doyle was the best of the Irish Swimmers on the second day of competition at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Denmark.
 
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13 Dec 2013
Ireland duly collected the Intercontinental Cup for the fourth time on Friday afternoon as Trent Johnston's career in the green shirt came to a fitting end with a 122 run victory over Afghanistan in Dubai.
 
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13 Dec 2013
Trent Johnston's career in an Ireland shirt came to an end in the most memorable way with Intercontinental Cup Glory against Afghanistan in Dubai sealing an unprecedented treble of trophies for Ireland in 2013.
 
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14 Dec 2013
Talented young athletes turning to triathlon
 
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13 Dec 2013
Kevin O'Brien may be on the pitch in Dubai as the ICC Intercontinental Final continues but he will receive some good news when the final ends as he has been named as the winner of the Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year.
 
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13 Dec 2013
Live coverage of Day 4 of the ICC Intercontinental Cup Final from Dubai which is interestingly poised after a thrilling 3 days cricket so far at the ICC Global Cricket Academy Ground.
 
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12 Dec 2013
Niall O'Brien's 87 and three wickets from George Dockrell has kept Ireland on top of their InterContinental Cup final clash with Afghanistan in Dubai.
 
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12 Dec 2013
Ireland’s Fiona Doyle and Barry Murphy have made it through to semi-finals on the first day of swimming at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Herning, Denmark.
 
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12 Dec 2013
The chance to earn a place at the ICC World T20 in Bangladesh will be the carrot dangling in front of a star-studded Ireland A team when they embark on a two-week tour of Sri Lanka in the New Year.
 
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12 Dec 2013
Cricket Ireland President Robin Walsh gives us his latest update, this time at the end of Day 2's play in Dubai.
 
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12 Dec 2013
Ireland resume this morning at the Global Cricket Academy ground in with a 164 run lead over Afghanistan and eight second innings wickets remaining.
 
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11 Dec 2013
The ITTA is recruiting for new members of our press & publicity team. We have made significant strides in this area in recent years and are keen to maintain this level of progress….
 
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11 Dec 2013
 
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11 Dec 2013
Ed Joyce and Niall O'Brien shared an unbroken third wicket partnership of 106 to put Ireland firmly in control of their InterContinental Cup final clash with Afghanistan in Dubai. I
 
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11 Dec 2013
Stuck for Christmas stocking fillers? Shadow have 15% off all Triathlon Ireland Age Group Kit! Order up to Dec 20th to receive before Xmas! www.shadowbrand.ie
 
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11 Dec 2013
Irish Open Fencing Championships (including Mens Epee Satellite) 2013 at UCD Sports Centre, Belfield, Dublin.
 
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11 Dec 2013
ETU Announce Cross Triathlon European Championships
 
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11 Dec 2013
The Get Ireland Walking Initiative is today adopting a partnership approach in order to maximise the number of people walking for health, wellbeing and fitness throughout Ireland.
 
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11 Dec 2013
Afghanistan will continue their first innings on Day 2 as they try to establish a first innings lead over Ireland in the final of the ICC Intercontinental Cup at the Global Cricket Academy Ground in Dubai - watch the action here.
 
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10 Dec 2013
The chance to earn a place at the ICC World T20 in Bangladesh will be the carrot dangling in front of a star-studded Ireland A team when they embark on a two-week tour of Sri Lanka in the New Year.
 
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11 Dec 2013
Following on from a successful 2013 season and hugely popular Talent ID Day the 2014 Junior Squads have been confirmed.
 
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10 Dec 2013
Afghanistan on top after Day 1 of ICC Intercontinental Cup Final after bowling Ireland out for 187 in first innings.
 
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10 Dec 2013
Ireland’s Barry Murphy will lead a six strong team this week as athletes compete at the European Short Course (25m) Swimming Championships from Thursday 12th – Sunday 15th December.
 
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10 Dec 2013
Cricket Ireland President Robin Walsh writes to us yesterday as he travels to watch Ireland in their bid for an historic treble against Afghanistan in Dubai.
 
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10 Dec 2013
Banbridge Table Tennis Club is hosting a STIGA Junior Challenger on Saturday 14th December.  Players of all abilities up are welcome, and the tournament is particularly suitable for novices of all ages.  Primary school players are especially welcome.  Entries will be accepted until Wednesday 11th December at 2pm. For entry form please click here
 
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10 Dec 2013
Afghanistan won the toss in Dubai this morning and inserted Ireland to bat first at the Global Cricket Academy Ground in the ICC Intercontinental Cup Final.
 
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9 Dec 2013
TIM MURTAGH has withdrawn from the Ireland squad for the InterContinental Cup final against Afghanistan due to personal reasons.
 
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9 Dec 2013
On the eve of his final appearance in an Ireland shirt, Trent Johnston chatted to cricketireland.ie and talked a little bit about the past, present and future of the man who has been the heartbeat of the Irish side for a decade.
 
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9 Dec 2013
The growing stature of Ireland's women cricketers has been handed a massive boost with an invitation to take part in a presitigious tri-series with South Africa and Pakistan which the PCB is hosting in Qatar.
 
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9 Dec 2013
Queens University(pictured above with Referee Tony Martin) are the National Team Tournament champions following a hard fought event win this weekend in Roadstone.
 
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9 Dec 2013
The growing stature of Ireland's women cricketers has been handed a massive boost with an invitation to take part in a presitigious tri-series with South Africa and Pakistan which the PCB is hosting in Qatar.
 
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19 Dec 2013
Triathlon Ireland laucnh Junior Academy for 2014 season
 
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9 Dec 2013
YMCA’s Charlie Johnston has won the 2013 ‘Find a Fast Bowler’ award following several excellent performances with the ball when playing for the Leinster U’11’s last summer.
 
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9 Dec 2013
Cricket Ireland has expressed its sadness following the death of former Ireland international Louis Jacobsen on Friday.
 
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9 Dec 2013
Ireland will aim to write another chapter in the history of cricket when it goes head-to-head in the five-day first-class ICC Intercontinental Cup 2011-13 final against defending champion Afghanistan.
 
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9 Dec 2013
After winning the European Cross Country Championships for two years in a row a medal was just beyond Fionnuala Britton’s grasp today in Belgrade Serbia
 
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7 Dec 2013
Ryan Wins First Irish Elite Women's World Cup Medal with Stunning Performance
 
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7 Dec 2013
PHIL SIMMONS has signed a new two-year contract to extend his reign as National Coach of the Ireland cricket team until the end of the 2015 domestic season.
 
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7 Dec 2013
Mens Epee International Satellite Competition Coupe Du Nord
 
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7 Dec 2013
For the 7th time, Ireland will be hosting this weekend an FIE (International Fencing Federation) Satellite Competition at Mens Epee at UCD Sports Centre, Belfield
 
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6 Dec 2013
Season Tickets and Cricket Ireland Cubs Tickets are available to buy now for the 2014 season.
 
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6 Dec 2013
 
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6 Dec 2013
Ireland’s Chloe Magee won a tough three set match over French number one Vignes Warren.
 
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6 Dec 2013
Strong Ride by Ryan Secures World Championship Qualification in the Points Race
 
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5 Dec 2013
Holders Clontarf have been handed a potentially tricky away day tie at NCU side Lisburn in the opening round of the 2014 RSA Irish Senior Cup.
 
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5 Dec 2013
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed Afghanistan and Ireland squads for the five-day ICC Intercontinental Cup 2011-13 final, which will start at the ICC Academy No.1 on Tuesday 10 December.
 
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5 Dec 2013
The RSA Irish Senior Cup Draw and the RSA National Cup Draw will be performed live coming up now in the next 15 minutes.
 
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5 Dec 2013
Zimbabwe Cricket Coach Andy Waller has spoken about the Group that has seen Zimbabwe and Ireland pitted alongside the UAE and the Netherlands at the ICC World Twenty 20 in Bangladesh next year.
 
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4 Dec 2013
Ryan Targets Number One Ranking at Second World Cup in Aguascalientes, Mexico
 
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4 Dec 2013
Ireland look to crown historic 2013 by adding the InterContinental Cup to the World Twenty20 and World Cup Qualification trophies
 
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4 Dec 2013
York Road Table Tennis Club which is based in Dun Laoghaire has some vacancies in its very enthusiastic Junior Section.
 
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4 Dec 2013
Last Saturday the cream of Irish Table Tennis displayed some table topping performances at the Ulster Senior Open Championships staged at Queen’s University Belfast’s Physical Education Centre. The Table Tennis Ulster (TTU) flagship event of the season saw a massive entry as players battled hard in search of top honours.
 
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4 Dec 2013
Irish International Paul McCreery scored a huge win at the Doubles event at the ITTF Pro Tour Swedish Open this week.
 
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4 Dec 2013
One of our sport’s most productive and revered volunteers Liam O’Ceallaigh was in quiz action on the new Sunday night RTE quiz show Division last night….
 
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4 Dec 2013
Here is the final tables from the National Junior League held in Roadstone Sports and Social Club
 
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4 Dec 2013
Dundrum Table Tennis Club is opening it’s doors to Junior members for the new term (December- February).
 
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4 Dec 2013
Concrete Sports are proudly supplying to Ireland now. We have successfully been supplying outdoor concrete table tennis tables to the ETTA for the last couple of years. Concrete Sports have won all the last Ping! tenders and have supplied all their permanent outdoor tables all over the UK over the last three years….
 
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4 Dec 2013
The ITTA is pleased to announce that an ITTA/Coaching Ireland approved Level 1 Course will take place on 13th-15th December 2013 at the National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.
 
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4 Dec 2013
What a day of Table Tennis! 52 teams… over 200 players… 10 divisions… almost 500 matches in one day!
 
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4 Dec 2013
Cricket Ireland are delighted to announce that they will be teaming up with Castleknock Hotel & Country Club who are to become the official accommodation supplier for 2014.
 
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4 Dec 2013
ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier New Zealand 2014 schedule announced today as the battle for the final two 2015 World Cup spots to join Ireland and Afghanistan and confirm the four qualifiers for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
 
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4 Dec 2013
Westport triathlete Con Doherty has been named as part of the Junior Men’s team for the European Cross Country Championships.
 
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4 Dec 2013
Entries are now open for the inaugural Xterra Ireland off road triathlon which has been selected as the Cross Triathlon National Championships will take place at Killaloe, Co. Clare on the 19th and 20th of July 2014.
 
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3 Dec 2013
Ireland look to crown historic 2013 by adding the InterContinental Cup to the World Twenty20 and World Cup Qualification trophies
 
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3 Dec 2013
Ireland look to crown historic 2013 by adding the InterContinental Cup to the World Twenty20 and World Cup Qualification trophies
 
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3 Dec 2013
Kevin O'Brien and Ed Joyce have been named as two of the four nominees for the ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year at the 2013 LG ICC Awards.
 
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2 Dec 2013
Ireland's victory over Afghanistan in the ICC World Twenty 20 Qualifier final on Saturday was a thrilling affair with the match being shown across the globe via the Sky Sports cameras, it attracted plenty of attention as the match is sure to live long in the memory.
 
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2 Dec 2013
The draws for the first-round of the 2014 editions of the RSA Irish Senior Cup and the RSA National Cup will be held on Thursday the 4th of December at 1pm.
 
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2 Dec 2013
Fast bowling pair will join Graeme McCarter in being coached by Craig McDermott in Queensland, Australia.
 
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2 Dec 2013
On the plane from Abu Dhabi, having difficulty thinking of anything other than the events which reached their climax at the Zayed Stadium less than 12 hours ago.
 
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1 Dec 2013
The first round groups and fixtures of the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 have now been confirmed after the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE 2013 concluded at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
 
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30 Nov 2013
Ireland captain William Porterfield won another toss and Ireland chose to bat first yet again as they have in every match so far in the tournament.
 
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30 Nov 2013
Ireland have cruised into the final of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE 2013 after beating the hosts, UAE by 62 runs in a semi-final yesterday that could have gone either way after a shaky start from Ireland.
 
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29 Nov 2013
Afghanistan secured passage to its third consecutive ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier final after defeating Nepal by seven wickets in the first semi-final at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
 
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30 Nov 2013
The Ireland Women overcame Tunisia in their final match at the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens today, with the 17-0 triumph sealing an 11th place finish for Jon Skurr's new-look squad.
 
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29 Nov 2013
Ireland captain William Porterfield won the toss again as Ireland continued their streak of batting first in every single match in the tournament.
 
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16 Dec 2013
2014 National Coaching Seires kicking off in January 2014.
 
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29 Nov 2013
Ireland may have already secured their place in the ICC World Twenty 20 finals in Bangladesh with a thumping 85 run win against Hong Kong but William Porterfield's team won't be content with that.
 
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29 Nov 2013
Challenge Almere-Amsterdam will host the 2014 ETU European Championship Long Distance Triathlon Championships
 
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28 Nov 2013
Hong Kong to make maiden appearance at the global stage while the Dutch to return after missing the last two tournaments in the West Indies and Sri Lanka - Semi-Finals set for tomorrow and will be broadcast live on Sky Sports 3.
 
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29 Nov 2013
Ireland were unable to open their win account on the opening day of the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens, as their final pool fixture against Fiji ended in a comprehensive 38-5 loss.
 
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28 Nov 2013
The European Triathlon Union are delighted to announce the European Cups and Junior European Cups which will take place all over Europe in 2014.
 
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28 Nov 2013
Ireland face semi-final showdown under floodlights against hosts UAE, live on Sky Sports tomorrow, as bid for consecutive World Twenty20 Qualifiers Titles enters final stages.
 
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28 Nov 2013
Any excuse for dressing up, I say, and they don’t come any better than an awards’ dinner.
 
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28 Nov 2013
With less than a day to go until kick-off, the captains of the 12 international teams from across five continents have gathered in Dubai ahead of the second IRB Women's Sevens World Series.
 
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27 Nov 2013
Ireland now face semi-final showdown against the hosts, UAE at 2pm Irish time on Friday for a place in Saturday's final, the match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.
 
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27 Nov 2013
The Go for Life Small Grant Scheme winners were announced today. Over 1,000 groups and clubs around Ireland will get grants under the scheme to get Ireland's older population moving.
 
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27 Nov 2013
The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) is to prepare a new three year Strategic Plan.
 
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28 Nov 2013
 
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27 Nov 2013
Notts Sport - the world’s leading supplier of synthetic turf cricket pitch systems – has been appointed an Official Supplier to Cricket Ireland.
 
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26 Nov 2013
Ireland's semi-final on Friday will be broadcast Live on Sky Sports for a spot in the final of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers which will also be shown live the following day.
 
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26 Nov 2013
Catch the highlights as Paul Stirling produced a stunning Man of the Match performance to guide Ireland to automatic qualification for the ICC World Twenty20 finals in Bangladesh next March.
 
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27 Nov 2013
The Ireland Women's squad to participate in the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens event this week - the first leg of the 2013/14 IRB Women's Sevens World Series - has been named.
 
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25 Nov 2013
Athletics Ireland have announced today, 25th of November the athletes that will represent Ireland at the European Cross Country Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on December 8th.
 
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26 Nov 2013
Irish Women's rugby embarks on another new journey this week when Jon Skurr's Sevens squad competes in the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens event - the first leg of the 2013/14 IRB Women's Sevens World Series.
 
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25 Nov 2013
Ireland gymnast Chris O’Connor yesterday claimed the gold medal on floor at the individual apparatus finals of the Northern European Championship, which took place at the Lagan Valley LeisurePlex in Lisburn.
 
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23 Nov 2013
Irish riders have come within fractions of a second of winning two Grand Prix qualifiers at the three-star show in Parma Fiera, Italy, this weekend.
 
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22 Nov 2013
A Man of the Match performance from Gary Wilson helped Ireland to a comprehensive 48 run win against Uganda to take his team to the brink of automatic qualification for the ICC World Twenty20 finals in Bangladesh next March.
 
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21 Nov 2013
There was real frustration for Ireland on Thursday with heavy morning rain in Abu Dhabi meaning that their Group A game against Italy was abandoned without a ball bowled.
 
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20 Nov 2013
A record breaking unbeaten 127 from Irish skipper William Porterfield inspired his side to a crushing 75 run win against USA in the sweltering desert heat of Abu Dhabi.
 
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17 Nov 2013
Cork's Billy Twomey continued his return to top form on Sue Davies's mare Tinka's Serenade today with a fifth place in the German Longines World Cup class at Stuttgart.
 
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15 Nov 2013
Paul Stirling's Man of the Match performance ensured Ireland got their defence of their T20 crown off to the perfect start as they beat Namibia by 34 runs in Abu Dhabi.
 
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14 Nov 2013
This weekend Irish Olympic sailor James Espey will take on some of the legends of sailing at the Men’s Laser World Championship in Muscat, Oman.
 
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14 Nov 2013
Consumers are being warned today not to take a number of food supplements that can pose serious health risks and that have been identified for sale in the Irish retail sector and through online sources.
 
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14 Nov 2013
Phil Simmons has known nothing but success with Ireland and is confident his troops will deliver yet again on the big occasion when the T20 World Cup Qualifiers kick off in the UAE tomorrow against Namibia
 
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14 Nov 2013
Niall McVeigh put in an outstanding performance to win the Para Badminton World Championships Men’s singles title SS6 (Short Stature) class in Dortmund .
 
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13 Nov 2013
Aileen Reid (Triathlete) and Aoife Clark (Eventing) have today been jointly named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council ‘Sportswoman of the Month’ for October 2013
 
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13 Nov 2013
Ireland's T20 World Cup Qualifying warm up preparations were dealt a jolt as they slumped to a shock 18 run loss against Papua New Guinea in the searing heat of Dubai.
 
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13 Nov 2013
The three finalists for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Year have been announced.
 
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12 Nov 2013
Eighteen year-old Bertram Allen continued his recent run of sparkling form on Sunday when he won the Grand Prix at Leszno in Poland
 
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12 Nov 2013
William Porterfield led from the front scoring an unbeaten 75 as Ireland defeated The Netherlands in a T20 warm-up match by six wickets with two balls to spare in the desert heat of Abu Dhabi.
 
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11 Nov 2013
The Winter-Ready booklet gives information on being prepared, providing practical advice for coping during episodes of severe weather, as well as giving contact details of organisations and agencies that can provide guidance and assistance.
 
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8 Nov 2013
Ireland's Conor Swail produced back-to-back wins at the Toronto Royal Horse Show in Canada yesterday (Thursday) when taking both the jump-off and top score competition trophies.
 
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8 Nov 2013
Athletics Ireland and the Irish Sports Council jointly announce that the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel determined that athlete Tomas Rauktys has committed an anti-doping rule violation.
 
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7 Nov 2013
The Journey.ie has been named Best Sport Website of 2013 at the Annual Realex Fire Web Awards.
 
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6 Nov 2013
The Irish Trails App gives you instant information on six hundred walking and cycling trails in Ireland.
 
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5 Nov 2013
Peugeot Rally Academy’s Craig Breen brings his 2013 European Rally Championship (ERC) campaign to a close next weekend (Nov 7/9) in Switzerland on Rallye International du Valais.
 
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5 Nov 2013
In the official Longines World Show Jumping Rankings published today (Tuesday), covering competitions during the month of October, Ireland has eight riders in the top 100, one more than in September's list.
 
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4 Nov 2013
Think canoe. Think adding trampoline wings onto each side. Think hoisting a large high-tech sail. Bolt on some hydrofoils and add wind. Voila! International Moth, the breeding ground for sailing technology advances.
 
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4 Nov 2013
Irvine Claims World Cup Gold as Cycling Heroes Past and Present Gather at Awards Night
 
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4 Nov 2013
31 players named in Ireland National Performance and Emerging Player squads
 
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3 Nov 2013
Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) and David McCarthy (West Waterford AC) produced impressive performances at the Lotto Cross Cup in Antwerp, Belgium on Sunday, 3rd of November.
 
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3 Nov 2013
World Champion Irvine Marked Man in First World Cup of the 2014 Season.
 
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1 Nov 2013
Paralympics Ireland is the National Paralympic Committee for Ireland whose membership is currently comprised of 11 National Governing Bodies of Sport, is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status and a current staff of 9.
 
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1 Nov 2013
Irish number one men singles player Scott Evans who was seeded 12 in this event took on Kwong Beng Chan of Malaysia in the quarter finals.
 
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29 Oct 2013
Ireland’s Johnny Dolan through to Main draw of the Singles in German Grand Prix Gold after beating Lucas Bednorsch of Germany 21-16 22-20 in the final qualification round.
 
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27 Oct 2013
Ireland's Joseph Murphy and his Cruising gelding Electric Cruise finished eighth amongst 72 of the world's top combinations in the four-star event in Pau, France today.
 
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27 Oct 2013
Ireland's Shane Breen continued his recent run of good form when winning the French Grand Prix at St. Lo todayaboard Sarah Knight's mare Zarnita, while fellow-countryman Dermott Lennon placed third on Judith Sossick's Irish Sport Horse mare Loughview Lou Lou.
 
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26 Oct 2013
Ben Duncan has today been crowned the 66th ISA All Ireland Sailing Champion after an exciting seven race regatta in changeable conditions at Howth Yacht Club.
 
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25 Oct 2013
Double European cross country champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) will lead a strong Irish contingent at the Lotto Cross Cup in Antwerp, Belgium on November 3rd.
 
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25 Oct 2013
36 players named in Ireland National Performance and Emerging Player squads
 
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25 Oct 2013
The Irish Sports Council today published the fifth Irish Sports Monitor report, this one for the first six months of 2013.
 
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25 Oct 2013
The impact of the national network of Local Sports Partnerships in 2012 in creating a local infrastructure for sport was detailed in a new report launched today (October 25).
 
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24 Oct 2013
Chloe Magee made it into the last 16 of the French Open Super Series event after beating World number 21 Juan Gu from Singapore.
 
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24 Oct 2013
A special new fence was added to the Olympic-standard show jumping course at the recently opened Horse Arena in Blanchardstown's National Sports Campus.
 
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24 Oct 2013
Ireland’s most prestigious annual national sailing event, the ISA All Ireland Sailing Championship, will take place this weekend on Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of October in Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin.
 
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24 Oct 2013
Chloe Magee is into the last 16 of the French Super Series event in Paris, beating World number 21 Juan Gu from Singapore in two straight sets.
 
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23 Oct 2013
Ireland pace bowler Graeme McCarter is en route to Brisbane to work with Australian Test legend Craig McDermott this winter.
 
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20 Oct 2013
Dublin's Aoife Clark made history at the World Breeding Championships for young Eventing horses in France today (Sunday) with Ireland's best ever result at the competition.
 
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20 Oct 2013
Double European cross country champion Fionnuala Britton stormed to an impressive victory at the Gerry Farnan Cross Country Festival in the Phoenix Park on Sunday 20th of October.
 
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20 Oct 2013
Martyn Medals in Olympic Omnium Event at European Championships in the Netherlands
 
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18 Oct 2013
The IPC Shooting European Championships get under way in the Spanish resort of Alicante on Monday and Sean Baldwin will be hoping to create a favourable impression throughout the week.
 
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17 Oct 2013
Athletics Ireland is committed to delivering top athlete performance at the SPAR European Cross Country Championships which will be held in Belgrade, Serbia on 8th of December.
 
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14 Oct 2013
Alex Cusack returns to the Ireland squad for the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers in the UAE next month after missing the ODI against England and the last month of the season with a back injury.
 
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14 Oct 2013
This weekend Apeldoorn hosts the 2013 Track Cycling European Championships, where Ireland has entered a strong three person team.
 
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13 Oct 2013
The Irish team of Camilla Speirs, Sarah Ennis, Austin O' Connor and Katie O'Sullivan has taken third place of 13 countries competing in the final Eventing Nations' Cup of 2013 at Boekelo in the Netherlands.
 
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13 Oct 2013
Ireland's Jonathan Dolan and Sam Magee were comfortable winners of the men's doubles at the Carlton Irish Future Series in Baldoyle – their first victory as a pair.
 
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13 Oct 2013
Co.Louth-born Mark McAuley claimed both first and third places in this weekend's Grand Prix at San Remo, Italy, and second place in the show's Derby competition.
 
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13 Oct 2013
Ireland dominated the Leading Show Jumper of the Year competition at the Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham, England tonight, with Cork's Billy Twomey taking first place and Meath's Cian O'Connor claiming second.
 
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11 Oct 2013
It has been announced today that World University Games Silver medalist Fiona Doyle has been selected to represent Europe in the 2013 Duel in the Pool competition (Europe vs. USA) which takes place in Glasgow, Scotland from 19th – 20th December.
 
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9 Oct 2013
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar officially opened the National Horse Sport Arena at the National Sports Campus in Blanchardstown earlier today Wednesday, 9th October, 2013.
 
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9 Oct 2013
Galway’s Camogie queen, Theresa Maher and Cork’s footballing inspiration, Juliet Murphy have today been named as joint winners of The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council ‘Sportswoman of the Month’ for September 2013.
 
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7 Oct 2013
Annalise Murphy today finished 23rd overall at the Women’s Laser Radial World Championship in Rizhao, China.
 
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7 Oct 2013
The draw for the oldest hockey cup has been made for both the Electric Ireland and Men's Irish Senior Cup Round 1 which takes place on November 2nd.
 
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6 Oct 2013
Ireland's Michael Ryan held his dressage score of 43.5 right through the Osberton International Horse Trials this weekend to finish second on Ballylynch Wizard today (Sunday) in the CCI two-star class.
 
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5 Oct 2013
At the London Grand Prix Gold late Friday night, Irish pair Chloe and Sam Magee faced the Indonesian 4th seeded pairing of Irfan Fadhilah and Weni Anggraini of Indonesia.
 
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4 Oct 2013
In the official Longines World Show Jumping Rankings published today, covering competitions during the month of September, Ireland has seven riders in the top 100
 
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3 Oct 2013
French badminton player Maxime Michel returns to Dublin next week to defend his men's singles title at the Irish Futures Series tournament in Baldoyle.
 
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3 Oct 2013
First on-court in Men singles yesterday for the Irish was Irish number one Scott Evans against World number 61 Yan Kit Chan of Hong Kong.
 
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2 Oct 2013
First on-court for the Irish was Irish number one Scott Evans against World number 61 Yan Kit Chan of Hong Kong.
 
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29 Sep 2013
A superb performance at Barcelona in Spain this afternoon (Sunday) earned the Irish team of Cameron Hanley, Denis Lynch, Shane Breen and Billy Twomey the Bronze medal of global team show jumping in the Nations' Cup Final.
 
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29 Sep 2013
Irish show jumping team manager Robert Splaine has announced an unchanged team for the final round of the global Nations' Cup Final today (Sunday) when the world's top eight nations will battle it out for the new Furusiyya trophy and 1.5 million euro in prize money.
 
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29 Sep 2013
Today, Sunday 29 September was the last day of competition at the Seiko 49er World Championships in Marseilles, France.
 
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26 Sep 2013
Nicolas Roche has finished in 13th place in the Elite Men’s Time Trial at the World Championships in Italy yesterday
 
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24 Sep 2013
The IABA have named a ten-strong panel for the AIBA World Elite Men's Championships in Kazakhstan.
 
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24 Sep 2013
Ireland’s Mark Downey finished in 48th place in the Junior Men’s Time Trial at the World Championships in Italy today.
 
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23 Sep 2013
Teenager Mullen storms to 7th place in U23 TT, Christie finishes 28th at World Championships in Italy
 
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23 Sep 2013
The Irish Sports Council’s contracted doping control laboratory has recently found a number of nutritional supplements adulterated with prohibited stimulants e.g. methylhexaneamine, sibutramine and more recently oxilofrine.
 
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23 Sep 2013
Strong Irish Team to Compete across Six Events this week in World Championships in Italy.
 
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18 Sep 2013
Swimming Champion, Bethany Firth has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for August 2013.
 
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9 Sep 2013
Irish soccer stars Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy were on hand this week in Dublin headquarters to officially launch an innovative new element of the Finn Harps Schools Programme.
 
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9 Sep 2013
Craig Hogan has been entrusted with moulding the next generation of Irish cricket stars when he takes up the new role of National Academy Manager at the end of September.
 
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9 Sep 2013
Ireland took four titles at the Irish u19 European Circuit event in Dublin.
 
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7 Sep 2013
Mexican Garido Ramon seeded number one in the boys singles is comfortably through to tomorrow's quarter finals.
 
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6 Sep 2013
Carlow's Finn Lynch won Bronze in the Radial Men's World Championship & Silver in the European Championship
 
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6 Sep 2013
Triathlon Ireland will send its largest ever team to the ITU World Triathlon Championships in London from the 11th - 15th of September.
 
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6 Sep 2013
Ireland's Annalise Murphy goes into the final races of the Laser European and World Championships tomorrow (Friday) on her native Dublin Bay with a comprehensive 17 point lead ahead of Holland's Olympic silver medallist Marit Bowmeester.
 
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6 Sep 2013
Annalise Murphy braves sub zero conditions because her competitors don't
 
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5 Sep 2013
Annalise Murphy on her new found determination to win
 
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5 Sep 2013
In the official Longines World Show Jumping Rankings published today (Thursday) covering competitions during the month of August, Ireland has four riders in the top 50.
 
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5 Sep 2013
Mark English (UCD AC) and Paul Robinson (St. Cocas AC) will continue their 2013 Track and Field seasons this weekend with races in Brussels and Rieti respectively.
 
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5 Sep 2013
The entry deadline for the Grant Thornton Corporate 5k Team Challenge 2013 is this Friday 6th September
 
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5 Sep 2013
Eleven of Ireland’s best horse and rider combinations competed for the title at the Connolly's Red Mills Eventing SuperLeague Championship A/CNC2* class held at Tattersalls last Sunday (September 1).
 
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5 Sep 2013
One of the USA's top show jumping riders, Reed Kessler, will be the new rider of Irish Sport Horse Cos I Can (ISH).
 
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5 Sep 2013
World and Paralympic double gold medallist Mark Rohan talks about how handcycling gave him a new lease of life.
 
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4 Sep 2013
The Go for Life Small Grant Scheme is now open.
 
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4 Sep 2013
Strong winds and big waves meant tired bodies and minds at the first day of racing for the Final Series at the Laser European and World Championships on Dublin Bay.
 
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3 Sep 2013
A trio of Mexicans will add extra spice to the Carlton Irish U19 Badminton Open starting in Baldoyle, Dublin, on Friday September 6.
 
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3 Sep 2013
Annalise Murphy remains the only sailor at the Laser European & World Championships to complete the six-race Qualifying Series counting a score line of five race wins.
 
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2 Sep 2013
Sunday September 1st saw Ireland's finest Para badminton players come together for the first time at Ireland's National Training Centre at Marino Institute of Education.
 
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2 Sep 2013
A team of Ireland's most experienced badminton players fly out Ankara Turkey to represent Ireland at the World Masters Championships starting on Monday September 9.
 
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2 Sep 2013
With four qualifying races sailed at the Laser European & World Championships on Dublin Bay, local favourite Annalise Murphy from Providence Team IRL remains on impressive form on her home waters as she leads the Women’s Laser Radial European Championship by five clear points.
 
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1 Sep 2013
Colin Lynch, who won a Bronze medal in the Time Trial earlier this week, had to settle for 17th place in the MC2 Road Race at the 2013 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada, today.
 
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1 Sep 2013
EIGHTEEN year-old Wexford native Bertram Allen tonight triumphed in the five-star Príncipe de Asturias jump-off competition in Gijon, Spain.
 
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1 Sep 2013
Annalise Murphy was one of three sailors to have made the perfect start to their title challenge at the 2013 Laser European & World Championships on Dublin Bay today.
 
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1 Sep 2013
Leinster player Sara Boyle took her first senior title in some style at the Mount Pleasant Open in Dublin this weekend.
 
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1 Sep 2013
Three new world champions were crowned at the most picturesque setting of Kinsale on Friday as the Cork County Council IFDS World Sailing Championships came to a conclusion after a successful week.
 
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1 Sep 2013
Defending World Champion, and winner of the 2013 World Cup Series in his category, Colin Lynch, won a Bronze medal in the Men’s C2 Time Trial at the 2013 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada.
 
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31 Aug 2013
Mark Rohan, reigning World and Paralympic Champion, finished fourth in the MH1 Road Race at the 2013 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada, today.
 
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31 Aug 2013
In A day of mixed luck for the Irish squad at the European Eventing Championships in Malmo, Sweden, the team dropped just one place in the leaderboard despite the elimination of its leading rider, Joseph Murphy.
 
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31 Aug 2013
The Irish team finished in fifth place at the Gijon Nations' Cup in Spain this afternoon on a combined tally of 30 penalties.
 
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31 Aug 2013
Of the 324 sailors from 43 different countries who are primed and ready to start the Laser European and World Championships on Sunday, very few took the opportunity to participate in today’s official practice race on Dublin Bay.
 
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30 Aug 2013
In what were two tough events, the Irish Tandems suffered mixed fortunes in the Time Trial at the 2013 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada.
 
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30 Aug 2013
Dun Laoghaire on Ireland's Dublin Bay is the venue for one of this summer's biggest and most closely observed sailing regattas of the new Olympic quadrennial as the 2013 Laser European and World Championships
 
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30 Aug 2013
Defending World Champion, and winner of the 2013 World Cup Series in his category, Colin Lynch, won a Bronze medal in the Men's C2 Time Trial at the 2013 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada.
 
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30 Aug 2013
Three new Paralympic World Champions have been crowned today in Kinsale at the Cork County Council IFDS World Sailing Championships.
 
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30 Aug 2013
After the dressage phase of the European Eventing Championships at Malmo in Sweden today,Ireland holds sixth place of ten teams.
 
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30 Aug 2013
Show jumping team manager Robert Splaine this afternoon (Friday) announced his team to compete in Saturday's Nations' Cup at Gijon in Spain.
 
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29 Aug 2013
Perfect Irish sailing conditions greeted the 120 sailors today in Kinsale, Co. Cork for the penultimate day of the Cork County Council IFDS World Sailing Championships.
 
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29 Aug 2013
Lisburn player Tony Stephenson is top men's seed for this weekend's Mount Pleasant Open in Dublin, which marks the start of the badminton season.
 
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29 Aug 2013
Andrew Poynter scored a brilliant 113 as Leinster Lightning hung on for a draw against the Northern Knights on the final day of their RSA Inter-Provincial game at Waringstown.
 
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29 Aug 2013
Defending Paralympic and World Champion, Mark Rohan, has won a silver, in a personal best time, in what was a tough race in the Men’s H1 Handcycling Time Trial at the 2013 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau.
 
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28 Aug 2013
The Turkish Athletics Federation today announced a two year ban for the 2013 European Indoor 60 meter hurdles gold medallist Nevin Yanit.
 
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28 Aug 2013
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has today announced the squads for the Ireland-Scotland fixtures of the seventh and final round of the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Championship and the ICC Intercontinental Cup 2011-2013.
 
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28 Aug 2013
Globetrotting Irish star believes history can be repeated at the opening of the new international ground at Malahide next week.
 
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28 Aug 2013
Paralympic sailors at the Cork County Council IFDS World Championships were kept ashore this morning as race management waited on the sea breeze to fill in however by lunchtime a decision was made to cancel racing for the day.
 
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27 Aug 2013
Day 2 Report at the Cork County Council IFDS World Championships in Kinsale, Co. Cork
 
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27 Aug 2013
This weekend Irish Paracyclists are set to compete in the first major Championship since the Paralympic Games. Baie-Comeau, in Canada, hosts the 2013 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships.
 
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27 Aug 2013
YOUNG Rider Eventing High Performance Manager, Sally Corscadden, and Junior Eventing High Performance Manager, Debbie Byrne, have named the combinations who will represent Ireland at the European Junior & Young Rider Championships in Jardy, France from 12th – 15th September.
 
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27 Aug 2013
Eoin Morgan and Boyd Rankin have both been named in the England squad which will face Ireland in the RSA Challenge ODI at Malahide next Tuesday September 3 (10:30am).
 
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26 Aug 2013
Helen Kearney was desperately unlucky to miss out on a medal at the JYSK FEI European Para-Dressage Championships in Herning in the past week but illustrated once more that she is an elite performer with three fourth-place finishes.
 
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25 Aug 2013
Ireland took on the Czech Republic this morning in their final encounter of this European Hockey Championships.
 
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25 Aug 2013
Glorious sunshine and 10-12 knot winds welcomed the 120 sailors from 19 nations to Kinsale for the practice race in advance of the start of the Cork County IFDS World Championships.
 
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25 Aug 2013
Helen Kearney just missed out on a medal for the second consecutive day when finishing fourth at in the individual Freestyle final for the Grade 1a category at the JYSK FEI European Para-Dressage Championships in Denmark.
 
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25 Aug 2013
IRELAND'S Helen Kearney missed a European medal by just over three percentage points in today's Para Dressage Freestyle Final at Herning in Denmark.
 
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25 Aug 2013
IN THE sixth leg of the Irish Sport Horse Eventing series at Kilguilkey House in Co. Cork today (Sunday), Louise Bloomer piloted Jinnie Webb's Fernhill Frankie, by Frankfort Boy, bred by Walter Donnelly, to first place in the 6 year-old section.
 
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24 Aug 2013
Ireland’s Electric Ireland Hockey Team closed out their final match of the European Championships with a 3-1 loss against Scotland this morning, the result of which sees them relegated to Division B.
 
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22 Aug 2013
Ireland were narrowly defeated by the higher ranked Spain in their second last match of the European Championships – making Saturday’s final game against Scotland a must win for Ireland.
 
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23 Aug 2013
Irish pair, James Dwyer and Rosemary Gaffney both finished outside the medals in the individual test for the Grade IV category at the JYSK FEI European Para-Dressage Championships in Herning this evening.
 
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23 Aug 2013
John Twomey will be gunning for a medal at the Cork County Council IFDS World Championships
 
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23 Aug 2013
Derry native Aileen Reid goes into Saturday’s Stockholm ITU World Triathlon Series race wearing number 8.
 
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23 Aug 2013
Derriaghy and Malahide meet in the final of the RSA National Cup at Downpatrick on Sunday (11am) attempting to become the second name on the trophy following Muckamore's inaugural win last year.
 
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23 Aug 2013
Ireland’s GreenMachine hockey team lost 4-0 to Spain in the final stages of the European Hockey Championships, Ireland are currently in Pool C battling it out for rankings 5-8th and will face the Czech Rep in their final game this Sunday 8am Irish Time.
 
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22 Aug 2013
Helen Kearney produced another top level performance on the big stage, finishing fourth in the Grade 1A category for the team competition at the JYSK FEI Eureopan Para-Dressage Championships in Denmark.
 
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22 Aug 2013
The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) and Minister for Agriculture, Marine & Food, Simon Coveney, today (Thursday 22nd August) officially launched ISA SafeTrx; a revolutionary free Smartphone app designed to save lives on the water.
 
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22 Aug 2013
Eddie Richardson has been named in the Ireland squad which will play England in the RSA Challenge ODI at Malahide on September 3 (10:30am).
 
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22 Aug 2013
IRELAND'S Helen Kearney finished fourth of 14 in her class at the European Para Dressage Championships in Herning, Denmark
 
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22 Aug 2013
Helen Kearney produced another top level performance on the big stage, finishing fourth in the Grade 1A category for the team competition at the JYSK FEI Eureopan Para-Dressage Championships in Denmark.
 
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22 Aug 2013
DESPITE having no discard score in the second round of today's (Thursday) Nations' Cup, Ireland finished ninth of the 19 teams that took part in the European Jumping Championships at Herning in Denmark.
 
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22 Aug 2013
ELIZABETH Power has withdrawn from the Irish European Eventing Squad due to a short term injury to her horse September Bliss.
 
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21 Aug 2013
Over 500 people have arrived in Kinsale for the start of the Cork County Council IFDS World Sailing Championships on Sunday 25th August and this number will be boosted by the arrival of more supporters over the coming days.
 
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21 Aug 2013
The 32nd RSA Irish Senior Cup final takes place on Saturday at the newinternational ground at Malahide (11am).
 
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21 Aug 2013
Ireland's men drew 2-2 against England in their final pool match of the European Hockey Championships taking place in Boom, Belgium
 
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21 Aug 2013
THE Irish show jumping team has qualified for the second round of the Nations' Cup at the European Championships in Herning, Denmark, after finishing ninth of 19 teams this morning (Wednesday).
 
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21 Aug 2013
Triathlon Ireland will be sending their first team of Paratriathletes to an ITU World Championships Grand Final next month.
 
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20 Aug 2013
Like much of Paralympic sport in Ireland, the past two years have seen a surge of success in the Para-Equestrian sphere.
 
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20 Aug 2013
IRELAND lay in sixth place of 19 teams after today's (Tuesday) opening speed class at the FEI European Show Jumping Championships held in Herning, Denmark.
 
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20 Aug 2013
Ireland's Electric Ireland team will be disappointed not to have secured a semi -final spot but they still have plenty to play for with a chance to finish one above their ranking in this tournament (ranked 6th).
 
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19 Aug 2013
Ireland were back in action at the Europeans today in a must win encounter against Poland where they carried out their duty with a 4-2 win in their second pool match of this tournament.
 
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19 Aug 2013
The Gathering Bowl 2013 was launched by South Dublin Deputy Mayor Cllr Mick Duff with Jason Sherlock on Thursday the 15th of August at Tallaght Stadium.
 
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19 Aug 2013
Laurence McGivern claimed Bronze for Ireland on the final day of competition at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal
 
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19 Aug 2013
Ireland were back in action at the Europeans today in a must win encounter against Poland where they carried out their duty with a 4-2 win in their second pool match of this tournament.
 
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19 Aug 2013
IN THE fifth leg of the Irish Sport Horse Eventing series at Annaharvey Equestrian Centre in Co. Offaly yesterday (Sunday), Michelle Kenny rode her own Limbo Kaiser, by Abdullah, bred by Jane Scully, to first place in the 6 year-old section.
 
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18 Aug 2013
Laurence McGivern, Darragh McDonald and James Scully have all made it through to the Finals of their respective events on the final day of competition at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal.
 
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18 Aug 2013
Crusaders AC and Dundrum South Dublin AC won the men's and women's titles today at the 2013 Woodie's DIY National Track and Field League Final.
 
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18 Aug 2013
Ireland's (Women) Hockey Team secured a 3-2 victory over Belarus in a must win game at the European Hockey Championships today in Boom, Belgium.
 
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18 Aug 2013
Eighteen year old Ellen Keane has picked up her second Bronze medal in the 100m Butterfly S9 Final on the penultimate day of competition at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships.
 
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18 Aug 2013
ARMY rider Capt. Michael Kelly was the best of the Irish in a hard-fought Grand Prix at Millstreet in Co. Cork today (Sunday).
 
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18 Aug 2013
IRISH show jumping manager Robert Splaine tonight (Sunday) announced his squad for the five-star Spanish FEI Nations' Cup competition that will take place in Gijon on Saturday, August 31.
 
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17 Aug 2013
Bethany Firth has tonight won her third Silver Medal at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.
 
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17 Aug 2013
Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders) finished in 21st place in the men’s marathon on the penultimate day of the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Moscow, Russia.
 
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17 Aug 2013
EIGHTEEN year-old Wexford rider Bertram Allen saw off a strong challenge from British riders when he won this afternoon's (Saturday) jump-off class at the Green Glens Arena in Co. Cork.
 
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17 Aug 2013
Electric Ireland's Irish Womens team played The Netherlands, world number 1's, in their opening match of the women's European Hockey Championships this evening, taking place in Belgium.
 
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16 Aug 2013
Bethany Firth is through to her third Final at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal Canada.
 
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16 Aug 2013
Ellen Keane has brought Ireland's medal tally to five at the Paralympic Swimming World Championship in Canada following a fantastic swim in the 100m Breaststroke SB8 Final to claim Bronze.
 
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15 Aug 2013
Bethany Firth has picked up her second Silver medal on day three of the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.
 
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15 Aug 2013
Ireland’s two national Hockey Teams will compete in Europe’s top competition, TriFinance EuroHockey Championships, kicking off in Belgium this Saturday
 
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15 Aug 2013
Ireland’s top athletics clubs will battle it out this Sunday for the reigns at the Woodie’s DIY National League Track and Final League Final in Tullamore.
 
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15 Aug 2013
Ireland’s Rose-Anne Galligan (Newbridge AC) finished in seventh place in heat two of the 800m on day six of the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Moscow, Russia.
 
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14 Aug 2013
The medal count continued to rise for Ireland in Montreal Canada, with James Scully winning Bronze at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships.
 
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14 Aug 2013
Heptathlon Athlete, Kelly Proper has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council ‘Sportswoman of the Month’ for July 2013.
 
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14 Aug 2013
Ireland’s Rob Heffernan (Togher AC) won an historic gold medal on day five of the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Moscow, Russia
 
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14 Aug 2013
Leinster Lightning won their RSA Inter-Provincial Championship clash against the NW Warriors with a day to spare, and in the process clinched the title outright with a fixture remaining after another dominate display at Bready.
 
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13 Aug 2013
Alex Cusack has been ruled out of the RSA Challenge ODI against England next month with a back injury.
 
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13 Aug 2013
With only 12 days to go until the start of the Cork County Council IFDS (International Association for Disabled Sailing) World Championships
 
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13 Aug 2013
McDonald will be first up in the Final of the 400m Freestyle S6; an event he won Gold in at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
 
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13 Aug 2013
Laura Reynolds (Mohill AC) was disappointed with her 31st place in the 20k Race Walk on day four of the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Moscow, Russia.
 
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13 Aug 2013
Darragh McDonald and Bethany Firth were Ireland’s first medal winners on the first day of competition at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal Canada today.
 
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13 Aug 2013
An unbroken fourth wicket partnership of 95 between John Anderson and Simmi Singh has put Leinster Lightning in a dominant position after the first day of their RSA Inter-Provincial Championship clash with the NW Warriors at Bready.
 
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12 Aug 2013
Aileen Reid claimed a brilliant silver at the Tiszaujvaros World Cup in Hungary, her first World Cup podium of the season.
 
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12 Aug 2013
THE following teams have been confirmed by Horse Sport Ireland for the European Championships to be held in Herning, Denmark from August 19-25.
 
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12 Aug 2013
Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC) finished seventh in his semi-final of the men's 400m on day three of the World Track and Field Championships in Moscow, Russia.
 
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12 Aug 2013
Darragh McDonald and Bethany Firth will both be in Finals action on the first day of competition at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.
 
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12 Aug 2013
HORSE Sport Ireland has confirmed that Clare Abbott and Euro Prince (Owned by Dr Cormac McKay & Dr John McKay) have been drafted into the squad for the European Eventing Championships in Malmo Sweden from August 29th to Sept 1st.
 
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12 Aug 2013
THE team has been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming World Pair Driving Championships in Topolcianky Slovakia from 28th August to 1st September.
 
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11 Aug 2013
Ireland will face some of the world’s best in this tournament with three of the top four ranked countries in the world competing. Ireland (15) in Pool B will come head to head with The Netherlands (3), Poland (20) and England (4) while Pool A is comprised of Germany (1), Spain (6), Belgium (9) and the Czech Republic (21).
 
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11 Aug 2013
The second day of action at the 2013 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Moscow saw two more of Ireland's eleven strong team compete in their respective events of 400m and Pole Vault in the historic Luzhniki stadium against the best track and field athletes in the world at present.
 
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11 Aug 2013
In an interview with Cyclingnews August 11, Ireland’s Dan Martin has confirmed he will lead his team, Garmin-Sharp, in the Giro d’Italia in 2014 which is starting in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
 
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11 Aug 2013
IRELAND'S Olympic bronze medallist Cian O'Connor today (Sunday) won the Longines Grand Prix at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show with his Olympic mount Blue Loyd, just over a year since they took their medal at London.
 
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10 Aug 2013
This first day of action of nine at the 2013 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Moscow proved a challenging but generally encouraging one for Team Ireland's fist four competing athletes.
 
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10 Aug 2013
UNLIKE last year, when first prize was shared amongst three riders, Dublin Horse Show's famous Land Rover Puissance competition was won outright this evening (Saturday) by flamboyant Colombian rider Daniel Bluman and his grey stallion Clyde, who netted 11,500 euro for first place.
 
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9 Aug 2013
Ireland's Aga Khan Trophy team finished equal third with the USA in today's Nations' Cup competition at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, but their accumulated points after eight legs of the Furusiyya FEI league has ensured Irish qualification for the Barcelona final next month.
 
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9 Aug 2013
It has been a long and ultimately glorious campaign for Ireland's cerebral palsy seven-a-side football team but after two weeks of toil, tremendous results and a finishing position that will exceed all expectations, the Boys In Green must go to the well one last time.
 
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9 Aug 2013
London 2012 Paralympic Gold Medalists Darragh McDonald and Bethany Firth will head up a six strong team of swimmers who will compete at the IPC (International Paralympic Committee)
 
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9 Aug 2013
Ireland will be well represented in Hungary for the Tiszaujvaros ITU World Cup with Aileen Reid, Bryan Keane and Conor Murphy leading the charge for the seniors while Emma Sharkey will race in the junior women’s event
 
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8 Aug 2013
THOUGH two of today's (Thursday) international classes at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show were won by visiting riders, Ireland did continue its dominance of top ten placings, following Wednesday's successes.
 
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8 Aug 2013
TEAM Ireland's show jumping manager Robert Splaine tonight (Thursday) announced his team for the Aga Khan Trophy competition at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show on Friday afternoon.
 
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7 Aug 2013
AS the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show opens, Horse Sport Ireland has confirmed that the number of foals registered on the Irish Horse Register for 2012 was 5,801, compared to 6,270 in 2011, a drop of over seven per cent.
 
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7 Aug 2013
THE manager of Ireland's Aga Khan show jumping team, Robert Splaine, escaped unhurt in the early hours of this morning (Thursday) when a component of a fridge exploded in the room where he and his son were staying in the Burlington Hotel, Dublin.
 
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7 Aug 2013
Top Olympic Trap Shooter Derek Burnett won the Bronze medal at the 2013 European Championships in Suhl Germany after qualifying on joint 3rd with a score of 122/125 +9+13/15+12/15.
 
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7 Aug 2013
Irish swimmer Barry Murphy has won a Bronze Medal at the FINA Swimming World Cup in Eindhoven. 27 year old Murphy, who has just returned from the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, was the third fastest qualifier from this morning heats in a new Irish Record time of 26.54.
 
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7 Aug 2013
The semi-final of the CPISRA Intercontinental Cup proved a bridge too far for the exhausted Irish panel in Spain tonight.
 
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7 Aug 2013
IRISH riders took first place in both of today's international feature classes at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, with fast-rising star Bertram Allen capturing the honours in the Sports Council Classic, and Olympic Bronze medallist Cian O'Connor winning the earlier Speed Stakes.
 
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6 Aug 2013
The eleven strong Irish Track and Field team will depart for the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Moscow, Russia this week. The championships take place from the 10th-18th of August with the best athletes in the world vying for the world titles.
 
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6 Aug 2013
Over the weekend of August 10th and 11th, The Irish Amputee Football Team IAFA (http://www.irishamputeefootballassociation.com) will host and take part in an international soccer tournament, The PaddyPower Cup.
 
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6 Aug 2013
At the World Dwarf Games in Michigan USA, Irish badminton player Niall McVeigh retained the singles title he won four years ago in 2009.
 
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6 Aug 2013
Electric Ireland's Irish Hockey Coach Darren Smith has today announced that Cliodhna Sargent will join the team as defender Lizzie Colvin recovers from an ACL knee injury that has ruled her out of the upcoming TriFinance EuroHockey Championships (Belgium 17th - 25th August).
 
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6 Aug 2013
Advance ticket sales have now confirmed that the RSA Challenge will be the highest attended cricket match ever to be played in Ireland.
 
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5 Aug 2013
Irish No 1 Scott Evans has gone out in the first round at the World Badminton Championships in Guangzhou after a gutsy performance against current world No 1 and top seed, Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia.
 
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4 Aug 2013
The Netherlands capped off a fantastic week of hockey as they claimed the Electric Ireland EuroHockey U18 title in Dublin with a 1-0 win over rivals Germany.
 
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4 Aug 2013
IRELAND'S first Dressage Nations' Cup team to take part in the three-star event at Hickstead, England, all returned favourable scores today (Sunday).
 
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3 Aug 2013
In the penultimate day of action at the Electric Ireland EuroHockey Youth Championships Ireland went down to Belgium 4-1.
 
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3 Aug 2013
AFTER notable run of good form at England's famous Hickstead Horse Show this weekend, Ireland's Shane Breen beat a largely British field to snatch the coveted Queen Elizabeth II Cup today (Saturday).
 
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3 Aug 2013
It is a case of mission accomplished for Ireland in the CPISRA Intercontinental Cup but that doesn’t mean that the story has to end.
 
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2 Aug 2013
Chloe Magee today heads off to China for the World 2013 World Championships.
 
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2 Aug 2013
Ryan and Michaela Robinson from South Africa are the 2013 Mirror World Champions 182 sailors competed for five day on Lough Derg, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.
 
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2 Aug 2013
DESPITE two double clear rounds, Ireland's team at the Hickstead Nations' Cup in England today finished fourth on 13 faults, with just a single time penalty denying them a share of the runner-up place behind winners Germany.
 
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1 Aug 2013
Sycerika McMahon ended her campaign today at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona, Spain with a new Irish Senior Record in the 100m Freestyle Heats.
 
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1 Aug 2013
For a third year, Ireland's Scott Evans will face the the world No 1 in a major tournament when he faces Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei in the opening round of the World Badminton in China on Monday next August 5.
 
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31 Jul 2013
Current Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Kevin O'Hara made the trip to Kirkistown for the latest round of the Northern Ireland Formula Ford Championship.
 
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31 Jul 2013
Ireland's swimmers got off to great start at the US Open in Irvine, California yesterday with three new National records from the 12 strong team.
 
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31 Jul 2013
A four-star performance by Dillon Sheridan ensured a convincing win for Ireland over an outgunned Venezuela in Sant Cugat Del Vallés
 
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30 Jul 2013
Ireland's Barry Murphy has finished 14th in the 50m Breastrsoke at the Swimming World Championships at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain.
 
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30 Jul 2013
A though day at the office saw Ireland fall to a 6-0 defeat at the hands of the Dutch in the second match of their Electric Ireland EuroHockey Youth Championship campaign.
 
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30 Jul 2013
Day 2 of the Mirror World Sailing Championships on Lough Derg, Dromineer, Co. Tipperary got off to a tricky start.
 
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30 Jul 2013
Ireland's Barry Murphy is through to the semi-finals of the 50m Breaststroke at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
 
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30 Jul 2013
Ireland's top ranked BMX rider Kelvin Batey wins World Masters Title
 
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30 Jul 2013
The mood amongst the players and backroom staff of the Ireland cerebral palsy football team remains very upbeat despite their opening reverse in the CPIRSA Intercontinental Cup.
 
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30 Jul 2013
Fiona Doyle has finished 11th overall in the 100m Breaststroke at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
 
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30 Jul 2013
Ireland got their EuroHockey Youth Nations Campaign off to a great start in UCD as they brushed aside a Welsh side by 5 goals to nil.
 
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30 Jul 2013
182 sailors in 91 boats began competing today on Lough Derg, Dromineer, Co. Tipperary for the title of 2013 Mirror World Champion.
 
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30 Jul 2013
Eventing High Performance Manager Nick Turner has named the six combinations that will represent Ireland at the European Eventing Championships in Malmo from August 29 to September 1.
 
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30 Jul 2013
Athletics Ireland have announced the 11 athletes that will represent Ireland at the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Moscow, Russia from the 10th-18th of August.
 
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29 Jul 2013
Limerick's Fiona Doyle is through to the semi-final of the 100m Breaststroke at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
 
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29 Jul 2013
Isobel Joyce has become the second woman to win 100 caps for Ireland after reaching the landmark against Sri Lanka in the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiers on Saturday.
 
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29 Jul 2013
Ireland's opening match in the CPISRA Intercontinental Cup was expected to be the toughest they would encounter in the entire tournament and so it proved
 
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29 Jul 2013
Michael McKillop produced another trademark front-running performance to claim victory in the T36/37 800m at the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games in London's Olympic Stadium.
 
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28 Jul 2013
Fourteen year-old Susan Fitzpatrick from Kilkenny added to Ireland's haul of medals at the European Pony Championships when collecting the Individual Show Jumping Gold at Arezzo, Italy this evening (Sunday).
 
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28 Jul 2013
Day two of the Woodie's DIY National Track and Field Championships took place in at times torrential rain as Ireland's finest club athletes came together to battle it out for the national titles.
 
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28 Jul 2013
Irish swimmers Sycerika McMahon and Barry Murphy both achieved lifetime best performances on the first day of swimming at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
 
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28 Jul 2013
Andrew Meredith's Green Machine finished off their Hamburg Masters today with a narrow 3-2 defeat to England.
 
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28 Jul 2013
With a bronze medal already in the bag after the European Pony Show Jumping Championships on Friday, Ireland's Eventing team added another this morning (Sunday) after the final phase of the three-day event at Arezzo in Italy.
 
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28 Jul 2013
Andrew Meredith's Green Machine suffered their second defeat at the Hamburg Masters in Germany as they fell 4-0 to Olympic Silver Medallists Netherlands.
 
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27 Jul 2013
Orla Barry has netted a stunning silver medal in the F57/58 Discus at the IPC World Athletics Championships in Lyon's Rhone Stadium.
 
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27 Jul 2013
Rose- Anne Galligan (Newbridge AC) set a new national senior record of 2:00.58 to break the old mark held by legendary Irish distance runner Sonia O'Sullivan which stood at 2:00.69.
 
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26 Jul 2013
Ireland and the ISA (Irish Sailing Association) Pathway Programme have once again produced a world champion sailor, this time in the form of Liam Glynn from Bangor, Co. Down.
 
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26 Jul 2013
Three of Ireland's top swimmers are gearing up for the FINA Swimming World Swimming Championships in Barcelona starting this Sunday (28th July).
 
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26 Jul 2013
Heather Jameson finished eighth in the T37/38 Long Jump final at the IPC Athletics World Championships in the Rhone Stadium this morning, while John McCarthy was fifth in the T51 200m final.
 
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26 Jul 2013
At the age of 22, Irish international badminton player Sam Magee from the Donegal town of Raphoe already has a long list of achievement to his credit.
 
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25 Jul 2013
Jason Smyth emulated the feat of his room-mate Michael McKillop by completing his own Double Double in resounding fashion at the IPC World Athletics Championships in Lyons.
 
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25 Jul 2013
Andrew Meredith's Green Machine have been beaten 6-0 by reigning Olympic Champions Germany at the Hamburg Masters this afternoon.
 
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25 Jul 2013
Ireland's top ranked BMX rider Kelvin Batey wins World Masters Title
 
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25 Jul 2013
In the women's Long Jump, reigning champion, Kelly Proper (Ferrybank AC), goes into the competition as the highest ranked Irish athlete with her season's best jump of 6.31m.
 
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25 Jul 2013
Tall Ship Astrid was on a voyage from Southampton to Cherbourg calling in to Kinsale.
 
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25 Jul 2013
It was 35 degrees at the Rhone Stadium in Lyons this afternoon but the sweltering heat couldn't stop Michael McKillop breaking the championship record in the T38 1500m final at the IPC World Athletics Championships.
 
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24 Jul 2013
The Woodies DIY National Senior Track and Field Championships begin this weekend in Morton Stadium, Santry
 
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24 Jul 2013
Jason Smyth gave further evidence of his well-being when setting a new championship record en route to a comfortable T13 100m semi-final victory at the IPC World Athletics Championships in Lyon.
 
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23 Jul 2013
Heather Jameson bowed out of the T37 100m but gave another very creditable performance when finishing sixth in her IPC World Athletics Championships semi-final at the Stadium of Parilly in Lyon.
 
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23 Jul 2013
Over 50 boats will rally in Kinsale on Wednesday 24 July after a week of cruising the east and south coasts of Ireland.
 
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23 Jul 2013
Irish No 1 Scott Evans has drawn top seed and world No 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia for his opening match at the World Badminton Championships starting in Guangzhou, China on Monday August 5.
 
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23 Jul 2013
John McCarthy made little of the inclement weather conditions when setting a new personal best time by finishing fifth in the final of the T51 100m at the 2013 IPC World Athletics Championships held in Lyon’s Stadium of Parilly.
 
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22 Jul 2013
Ireland’s Chris Bryan has finished 16th at the FINA Open Water 10K World Championships in Barcelona.
 
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21 Jul 2013
In his last month as a Junior Rider, Wexford's Bertram Allen this afternoon (Sunday) took the Individual Silver Medal at the Junior European Show Jumping Championships in Vejer de la Frontera, Spain, aboard Ballywalter Farms's grey mare Molly Malone.
 
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21 Jul 2013
Top 30 Finish Positions for Junior and U23 Riders at European Championships in Czech Republic
 
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21 Jul 2013
The Final Day 4 of these well-organised European Athletics Junior Championships saw six members of the Irish team continue to perform in three final events as the team started on Thursday, with passion and real determination.
 
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21 Jul 2013
Catherine O’Neill from Wexford this morning finished fifth in the Women’s F51-53 Discus Final in Lyon.
 
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21 Jul 2013
Paralympic champion, Derry’s Jason Smyth made light work of his T13 200m semi-final at the Stadium of Parilly in sunny Lyon today, qualifying fasted for tomorrow’s final.
 
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21 Jul 2013
McKillop and Smyth secure gold on day 2 of action in Lyon.
 
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19 Jul 2013
Sarah Lavin (Emerald AC) made a positive start in her quest for a medal on day two of the European Junior Track and Field Championships in Rieti, Italy.
 
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19 Jul 2013
Lisburn City ASC swimmer Rachel Bethel is through to the 200m Freestyle Final on the last day of swimming at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Utrecht, Holland.
 
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19 Jul 2013
Lisburn City ASC swimmer Rachel Bethel is through to the 200m Freestyle Final on the last day of swimming at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Utrecht, Holland.
 
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19 Jul 2013
Aileen Reid will go into the Hamburg leg of the World Triathlon Series wearing number 10 on her swim cap for the 6th round of the series.
 
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19 Jul 2013
Phil Healy (Bandon AC) stormed into the final of the 100m on day one of the European U20 Track and Field Championships in Rieti, Italy.
 
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19 Jul 2013
Swim Ireland's Irish Age Group Championships and Summer Open kicked off today at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin with over 800 swimmers competing over 4 days of competition.
 
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19 Jul 2013
Ireland's show jumping manager Robert Splaine announced his five-man squad for the Aga Khan Trophy competition at next month's Discover Ireland Horse Show.
 
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18 Jul 2013
Three Irish swimmers will compete in semi-finals this afternoon following a successful morning of swimming at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Utrecht, Holland.
 
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17 Jul 2013
Open Water swimmer Chris Bryan has finished 7th at the World University Games 10K swim in Kazan, Russia.
 
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17 Jul 2013
Today Wednesday 17th July, boats participating in The Gathering Cruise will rally in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin in advance of their departure on the early tide at 7am on Thursday 18th July heading south for a two week cruising adventure.
 
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17 Jul 2013
Paralympics Ireland announced their respective Irish squads competing at this summer's IPC Athletics and Swimming World Championships.
 
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16 Jul 2013
Fiona Doyle has finished 4th in the Final of the 50m Breaststroke at the World University Games in Russia
 
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16 Jul 2013
After a hectic year, badminton's national coach Dan Magee will lead the Irish team at next month's World Championships in Guangzhou, China
 
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16 Jul 2013
Irish Men's Coach Andrew Meredith has today named his squad for the Hamburg Masters taking place in Germany from 25th July to 28th July 2013.
 
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16 Jul 2013
Double European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) has made the difficult decision to take an extended break from competitive competition.
 
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16 Jul 2013
Ireland's young swimmers got off to a flying start on Day 1 of the European Youth Olympic Festival in Utrecht, Holland, with three of Ireland's six representatives in action at the Swimming Pool De Krommerijn.
 
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16 Jul 2013
The International Cricket Council today announced a revised schedule for the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier, to be staged in Dublin
 
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16 Jul 2013
A total of 16 youth sailors will represent Ireland and the ISA (Irish Sailing Association) this week at three World Championship Regattas across Europe
 
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15 Jul 2013
Fiona Doyle, 100m Breaststroke Silver medallist, has made another semi-final at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia.
 
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15 Jul 2013
Trent Johnston will retire from international and representative cricket after the ICC InterContinental Cup final in Dubai in December, which takes place following the World Twenty20 Qualifiers.
 
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11 Jul 2013
Irish Olympians Chloe Magee and Scott Evans, along with Sam Magee will represent Ireland at badminton's World Championships in Guangzhou, China next month - the biggest event on the badminton calendar.
 
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11 Jul 2013
Andrew Meegan has made the 1500m Freestyle Final at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia.
 
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10 Jul 2013
International Hockey star, Nikki Symmons announced as 'Sportswoman of the Month' for June
 
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10 Jul 2013
Laoise Fleming got off to a great start on her debut European appearance.
 
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10 Jul 2013
Ireland's Alanna Lally (Galway City Harriers) got the eight strong Irish team off to a perfect start at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk, Ukraine.
 
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10 Jul 2013
Andrew Meegan started Ireland's swimming campaign at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia, with a new Irish Senior Record in the heats of the 400m Freestyle where he placed 11th overall.
 
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9 Jul 2013
Following a sensational qualifying ride, Ireland's Ryan Mullen has qualified for the Bronze Medal Ride Off in the Individual Pursuit at the European U23 Track Cycling Championships in Portugal.
 
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9 Jul 2013
A 10 strong Irish swimming team will begin competition tomorrow, Wednesday, at the European Junior Swimming Championships in the Termy Maltanskie Sports Complex in Poznan, Poland.
 
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9 Jul 2013
The Irish Sailing Association announced Providence Resources are to sponsor the Irish Sailing Team for a four year period in the run up to the Olympic Games in RIO in 2016.
 
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8 Jul 2013
Top Irish Olympic Trap Shooter Derek Burnett finished 5th in the Men's Trap event at the ISSF World Cup in Granada, Spain
 
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8 Jul 2013
Ireland's Tomas Cotter (Wichita State University) showed tremendous guts and determination to secure a spot in the final of the 3,000m steeplechase at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia.
 
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7 Jul 2013
Junior triathletes claim Gold, Silver & Bronze at Athlone European Cup
 
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7 Jul 2013
The Athletics programme at the 2013 World University Games got underway today in hot sunshine in Kazan, Ireland.
 
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7 Jul 2013
Kevin O'Brien took four wickets for just 13 runs as Ireland beat The Netherlands by 88 runs in Amsteelveen to put themselves on the verge of qualification for the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
 
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7 Jul 2013
The Athletics programme at the 2013 World University Games got underway this morning in the hot sunshine of the central stadium in Kazan
 
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5 Jul 2013
Ireland's Senior Women's team rounded off their 4 game stay at Mossley Hockey in Newtownabbey today with a 1-1 draw vs. Scotland.
 
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5 Jul 2013
Excitement is building for the Kitzbühel World Triathlon Series which is set to take place this Saturday the 6th of July.
 
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4 Jul 2013
Ireland's Natasha MacManus has finished 6th in the final of the Platform Diving Competition at the European Junior Diving Championships in Poznan, Poland today.
 
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4 Jul 2013
Ireland Senior Women's team grabbed their second win of the week vs. Scotland at Mossley Hockey in Newtownabbey today.
 
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4 Jul 2013
Two of Ireland's star batsmen today launched the RSA Challenge which will come to Malahide on September 3, as they showed off the RSA Challenge Trophy at Lord's Cricket Ground in London two months ahead of the big game.
 
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4 Jul 2013
20 year-old Somerset left armer takes 6-39 as Ireland dismiss Netherlands for 127 in Deventer.
 
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3 Jul 2013
This weekend will see top Nations compete against Ireland's best at the Sundrive Outdoor Track Cycling Velodrome in Dublin in the pursuit of qualification points for the World Championships next year.
 
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3 Jul 2013
It was an evening of Irish records and a few false starts at the 62nd Cork City Sports which took place at the Cork Institute of Technology.
 
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2 Jul 2013
The Irish Senior Women's team secured a deserved 4-1 win in their 2nd test game of the week in Newtownabbey vs Scotland. The game marked yet another significant milestone
 
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2 Jul 2013
Ireland remain in control of their ICC InterContinental Cup clash despite a late rally by The Netherlands in the final hour of the second day in Deventer.
 
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2 Jul 2013
This Sunday July 7th will see the 1st Elite Triathlon Event take place in Ireland since the European Championships were hosted in Athlone in 2010.
 
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2 Jul 2013
Athletics Ireland is delighted to announce the team selected for the European U/23 Championships to be held in Tampere, Finland from the 11-14th July.
 
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1 Jul 2013
The Irish Sports Council and Team Ireland Golf Trust have congratulated Gareth Shaw on his 5th place finish at the Irish Open in Carton House at the weekend.
 
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1 Jul 2013
Athletics Ireland are delighted to announce the team selections for the IAAF World Youth Championships to be held in Donetsk, Ukraine from July 10th-14th, 2013.
 
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1 Jul 2013
North Tipperary Sports Partnership and South Tipperary Sports Partnership are delighted to announce that the 2013 Tipperary Women's Mini Marathon will take place in Clonmel on Sunday 29th September at 11am.
 
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1 Jul 2013
Lucy O'Reilly is set to become the youngest Irish international cricketer after being named in the Ireland squad for the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifiers later this month.
 
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1 Jul 2013
With the triathlon season is full swing elite triathletes Eimear Mullan and Bryan Keane were on international duty while the now infamousness Hell of the West triathlon took place in Kilkee.
 
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28 Jun 2013
Issued on behalf of the Irish Sports Council and the Irish Amateur Boxing Association
 
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26 Jun 2013
Ireland's Senior Women's team and Canada played out an eight goal thriller in UCD this evening to round off the series in the 3rd game following a win apiece for both sides on Saturday & Sunday respectively.
 
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25 Jun 2013
Presentation by the Irish Sports Council on High Performance Sport Review
 
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24 Jun 2013
Ireland have named an unchanged ODI squad for their crucial World Cup qualifers against The Netherlands next month.
 
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24 Jun 2013
The Ireland women's team will officially be based at Claremont Road thanks to a new partnership deal between YMCA Cricket Club and Cricket Ireland.
 
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23 Jun 2013
Great Performance by Team Ireland to Claim 7th Place and Maintain European Athletics 1st League Status, Santry, Dublin.
 
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23 Jun 2013
The Irish Senior Women's team bounced back from yesterday's disappointment to emerge 2-1 victors over Canada in wet and windy UCD today.
 
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19 Jun 2013
A tough day at the office for the Irish Senior Men saw them fall 6-3 to a talented young Belgian side in Rotterdam this morning.
 
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19 Jun 2013
A lingering chest infection has ruled Derval O'Rourke (Leevale AC) out of action in her specialist 100m hurdles event at this weekend's European Athletics Team Championships 1st League.
 
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19 Jun 2013
Irish Athletes Ready to do Battle with Top European Track & Field Stars at European Athletics Team Championships 1st League, Morton Stadium, Santry, June 22 / 23rd.
 
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18 Jun 2013
Mark English (U.C.D. A.C.) has unfortunately had to withdraw from the Irish Team for the European Team Championships 1st League this weekend.
 
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18 Jun 2013
Double European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) has unfortunately had to withdraw from the European Athletics Team Championships 1st League this weekend.
 
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18 Jun 2013
Australia A clinched a 93 run win against a battling Ireland XI, who although never really threatened to pull off a famous win, certainly made their opponents fight for their wickets.
 
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18 Jun 2013
A disappointing performance by the Irish Senior Men against quality opposition in a balmy Rotterdam this evening saw them fall to a heavy 5-0 defeat at the hands of hosts Holland.
 
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17 Jun 2013
Canoeing Ireland history was made as Patrick O'Leary, took to the water to compete at the 2013 European Paracanoe Championships in Portugal in the Mens K1 200m .
 
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17 Jun 2013
Team Ireland Golf Trust recipient member Simon Thornton wins his maiden European Tour victory at the Najeti Hotels et Golfs Open
 
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17 Jun 2013
A dramatic day of three declarations and two stunning centuries has ended with Australia A in the ascendancy with Ireland on 51 for 3 needing a further 250 for victory.
 
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15 Jun 2013
Just 16 overs of play were possible on the second day of Ireland's four-day match against Australia A at Stormont.
 
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15 Jun 2013
Irish international athlete Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC) maintained his winning ways on the track so far this season when the big Tallaght man won again over 400m this afternoon in Gothenburg, Sweden.
 
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15 Jun 2013
3 Irish canoeists made Finals at the European Sprint Championships in Portugal.
 
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15 Jun 2013
Andrew Meredith's Ireland were beaten 4-2 today against New Zealand on a cold & wet June morning in Rotterdam.
 
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15 Jun 2013
Barry Watkins  of the salmon leap canoe club in lexlip has made it into final of Men's K 1 1000M at European Flat water championships  in Portugal
 
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15 Jun 2013
Double Paralympic Champion in Handcycling, Mark Rohan, has demonstrated the speed that made him dominant in the Paralympic Games
 
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15 Jun 2013
The forthcoming European Athletics Team Championships 1st League, taking place in the Morton Stadium, Santry in just over a week's time
 
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14 Jun 2013
Darragh McDonald talks about how family, friends and supporters have made him a successful elite athlete
 
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14 Jun 2013
Darragh McDonald on why one Paralympic gold medal just isn't enough
 
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13 Jun 2013
Ireland produced a breathtaking display of world class show jumping in tonight's (Thursday) Canadian Nations' Cup to win the trophy with a total of six clear rounds.
 
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13 Jun 2013
Irish international athlete Laura Crowe (An Riocht AC), competing over 800m at the famous Bislett Games in Oslo, Norway tonight, ran an excellent new PB (personal best) when finishing in 7th place in a time of 2.02.69.
 
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13 Jun 2013
A pulsating 70 minutes of hockey in a breezy Rotterdam today saw Ireland Senior men come within minutes of a famous victory over World number eleven side India.
 
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13 Jun 2013
Athletics Ireland is pleased to announce that Irish Olympians David Gillick (DSD AC) and Joanne Cuddihy (Kilkenny City Harriers) have been named as the Men's and Women's Team Captains
 
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13 Jun 2013
Gold for Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern in the 49er at Sail for Gold Regatta and Bronze for Annalise Murphy in the Laser Radial
 
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12 Jun 2013
Three of Ireland's international athletes were in action tonight at the European Meeting in Huelva, Spain, and equipped themselves very well.
 
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12 Jun 2013
Athletics Ireland is pleased to announce the 50 strong Irish team for the European Athletics Team Championships 1st League, Dublin, June 22/23rd.
 
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12 Jun 2013
4 time Olympian Derek Burnett from County Longford finished tied 10th in the Men's Trap event at the ISSF World Cup
 
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12 Jun 2013
Donegal Sports Partnership are pleased to invite you to attend our 'Sport Can' Conference, scheduled to take place on Saturday 29th June 2013.
 
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12 Jun 2013
The Irish Senior Women squad were beaten 4-3 by Scotland today in the 2nd and final game of a two test series in Edinburgh.
 
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11 Jun 2013
The second Go for Life Games recently took place in the DCU. Approximately 200 older people comprising of fourteen teams from around the country participated in a day of various physical activities.
 
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11 Jun 2013
Hermes' Lisa Jacob struck late in Edinburgh to earn Darren Smith's Electric Ireland Irish Women's team a 2-2 draw vs. Scotland
 
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11 Jun 2013
Spin your own Story with Cycling Ireland's Brand New Programme
 
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11 Jun 2013
Scott Campbell has been named for the first time in an Ireland squad - one of 14 players announced by the selectors for the four-day clash
 
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6 Jun 2013
Horse Sport Ireland has confirmed the Pony Eventing squad for the 2013 European Championships in Arezzo, Italy from the 23rd – 28th July 2013.
 
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6 Jun 2013
Athletics Ireland are also delighted to announce a number of pre-selections for the European Team Championships 1st League scheduled for Morton Stadium on the 22nd and 23rd of June.
 
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6 Jun 2013
In what will be the first major competition this year for the Irish Paracycling Squad, a large team has travelled to Merano in Northern Italy for the first leg in the World Cup Series, on the Road, in the UCI Paracycling Calendar.
 
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6 Jun 2013
Four of Ireland's Olympic sailors will return the waters of Weymouth, the London 2012 sailing venue, this weekend to begin competing at the Sail for Gold Regatta. Annalise Murphy (Laser Radial)
 
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6 Jun 2013
Paddy Barnes, Michael Conlan, John Joe Nevin and Jason Quigley are guaranteed at least a bronze medal each at the 40th European Championships.
 
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6 Jun 2013
The Go for Life Games is a celebration of physical activity. On 8 June 2013, it will bring together almost 200 older participants along with their supporters for a festival of fun sporting activities.
 
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5 Jun 2013
Promoted by The Get Back Challenge charity and proceeds go towards supporting their work in supporting limerick youth participation in sport.
 
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5 Jun 2013
The Irish Rugby Football Union and the Irish Sports Council jointly announce that the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel
 
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31 May 2013
Irish Men's Coach Andrew Meredith has named his squad for the upcoming Rabobank World League Semi-Finals in Rotterdam from the 13th-23rd June 2013.
 
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31 May 2013
Current Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Kevin O'Hara made the trip to Kirkistown last weekend for rounds five and six of the Northern Ireland Formula Ford Championship.
 
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30 May 2013
Minister of State in the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Alan Kelly TD launched a new Get Ireland Walking Initiative today
 
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29 May 2013
Badminton Ireland's Shuttle time for Schools program is quickly proving itself to be a success.
 
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29 May 2013
Irish Women's Coach Darren Smith has named a strong squad for summer training camps and upcoming test matches vs. Scotland & South Africa
 
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28 May 2013
Swim Ireland Teams Up with NUI Galway to Pioneer Ground Breaking Performance Analysis Technology
 
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25 May 2013
Annalise Murphy won Gold today at the Delta Lloyd Regatta in Medemblik, Netherlands. She led the medal race from the first mark finishing with almost a one minute lead.
 
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19 May 2013
Ireland's Rob Heffernan produced another competitive performance on the international stage today at the 10th biennial European Cup of Race Walking in Slovakia.
 
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19 May 2013
For the first time this year Craig Breen did not claim a podium finish in an ERC event but his performance and 4th place finish on this year's Tour de Corse emphasizes the immense talent of the Peugeot Rally Academy driver
 
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19 May 2013
In the second of the the two test series Germany defeated Ireland by 5-2.
 
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19 May 2013
Ireland's Chris Bryan began his World Championship preparations with intent as he was the first man home at the Portugal Open Water Nationals.
 
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16 May 2013
Athletics Ireland today announced details of its High Performance Plan.
 
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16 May 2013
Jonny Caren has been named as the new Ireland Men's U21 Coach. Caren who has most recently been working as interim Assistant Coach and Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Senior Men, will take up his new role with immediate effect.
 
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14 May 2013
Phil Simmons and his fellow Ireland selectors have named an unchanged squad for next week's RSA Insurance ODI series against a star-studded Pakistan side in Dublin.
 
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14 May 2013
Modern Pentathlete Natalya Coyle trains five times harder
 
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13 May 2013
Triathlon Ireland has announced Diabetes Ireland as the sporting organisations first ever official charity partner.
 
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13 May 2013
Connacht, the smallest of the three provinces in terms of numbers, took four of the six titles on offer at the Badminton Ireland Inter-Clubs finals held in the Baldoyle and Terenure badminton centres.
 
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12 May 2013
The final day of racing took place in East Kilbride today and saw double wins for Barry Murphy in his sprint events.
 
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12 May 2013
Annalise Murphy won Gold today at the Italian Olympic Week 2013 on Lake Garda.
 
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11 May 2013
The Celtic Tri Nations kicked off today in the Dollan Aquatic Centre, East Kilbride Scotland. As reigning champions Ireland were hungry to claim the highest points on offer and produced a number of top swims.
 
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10 May 2013
Top Irish triathletes Aileen Reid and Bryan Keane are set to race the Yokohama leg of the World Triathlon Series this weekend.
 
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9 May 2013
Barry Murphy will lead an 18 strong team of swimmers at the Celtic Tri Nations Meet this weekend.
 
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8 May 2013
The European Race Walking Cup will take place on May 19th in Dudince, Slovakia. Athletics Ireland are sending a team of seven walkers to the event. Robert Heffernan (Togher AC)
 
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8 May 2013
Mick McKinnon has been named as Men's Assistant Coach to the Ireland Senior Hockey Team.
 
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8 May 2013
Just two days left for fans to avail of special Early Bird tickets for Ireland v Pakistan matches
 
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8 May 2013
Irish Senior Men's Coach Andrew Meredith has named a 20-man squad for the upcoming test matches vs Germany in Heilbronn & Mannheim
 
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8 May 2013
The ISA (Irish Sailing Association) has announced an eight-sailor squad that will represent Ireland at the 43rd ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships this summer.
 
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8 May 2013
Teenage Jockey, Jane Mangan has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for April 2013.
 
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4 May 2013
A new Irish record of 5,442 points in heptathlon has been set by Kelly Proper of Ferrybank AC. Kelly broke her club mate Mairead Murphy's record from May 2012 while competing in the Multistars in Florence, Italy
 
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4 May 2013
Despite a fighting display by a young English side, Scotland retained the U-15 Quadrangular title in Baldoyle.
 
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3 May 2013
With para-canoeing set to form part of the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Canoeing Ireland are keen to develop the sport and identify and support athletes with hopes of representing Ireland at the Olympic Games.
 
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3 May 2013
Ireland's No 1 Scott Evans has a tough assignment against top seed Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in the quarter-finals of the Danish Open.
 
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2 May 2013
Triathlon Ireland is delighted to have been affiliated to Paralympics Ireland at their recent AGM held in Dublin.
 
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30 Apr 2013
Phil Simmons has challenged every player in Ireland to use the RSA Inter-Provincial Series as a route into the international team when the revamped tournament gets underway at The Hills next week.
 
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30 Apr 2013
Ireland faces strong squads from Scotland and England at the annual Home Nations U-15 Quadrangular team tournament starting on Friday May 3 at Dublin's Baldoyle Badminton Centre.
 
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30 Apr 2013
The upcoming Joe Ward versus Abdelkader Bouhenia light heavyweight showdown could be one of the bouts of the night (s) when Ireland meet France in a double header of Elite internationals in Cork and Dublin.
 
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29 Apr 2013
Weightlifting Ireland and the Irish Sports Council jointly announce that the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel has determined that John Kavanagh and Eoin Brickley, two weightlifters, both from Dublin, both affiliated to the Irish Amateur Weightlifting Association, have each committed an anti-doping rule violation.
 
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29 Apr 2013
James Shannon will once again skipper Ireland A when they get their season under way against the MCC at Stormont in a three-day game from May 8-10 (11am start).
 
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28 Apr 2013
Sycerika McMahon kicked off the final day of action at the Carlton Irish National Swimming Championships putting a sixth national title to her name.
 
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28 Apr 2013
The Irish team finished in fifth place in the 2013 edition of the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, USA on Saturday, 27th of April. Paul Robinson (St Coca's AC), Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC), Mark English (UCD AC) and Ciaran O'Lionaird (Leevale AC) combined to record a time of 9:24.10
 
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28 Apr 2013
The final World Cup Regatta of the 2012-2013 Sailing Series has come to a close for the two Irish Olympic sailors competing. Although racing continues tomorrow for sailors that made the top 10, Ireland will not be represented in the show down.
 
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28 Apr 2013
Consistency has defined the start of Craig Breen's 2013 European Rally Championship campaign.
 
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26 Apr 2013
RSA and Motorsport Ireland Team Up Promote "Keep the Race in its Place" Killarney and District Motor Club Rally of the Lakes
 
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26 Apr 2013
ERC SATA Rally Acores, round four of the European Rally Championship got underway this morning and with an exciting day one action now complete, Peugeot Rally Academy number one driver Craig Breen holds 4th place overnight.
 
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26 Apr 2013
The first finals session of the Carlton Irish Long Course Swimming Championships started with intent as Aer Lingus swimmer Andrew Meegan set a new Irish standard in the men's 1500m Freestyle final
 
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25 Apr 2013
As the May Bank Holiday approaches, watersports clubs and training centres from Donegal to Kerry and Dublin to Galway have joined forces to offer a unique host of free activities for children, teenagers and adults alike.
 
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25 Apr 2013
The Institute of Sport's Pursuit of Excellence programme delivered a workshop for Ireland's top sports science, medical and lifestyle service providers combining sessions with the high performance coaching community.
 
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25 Apr 2013
CricHQ and Cricket Ireland are pleased to announce an extended and strengthened partnership that will see every ball of the 2013 Irish International season covered via the CricHQ software.
 
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24 Apr 2013
Swim Ireland's Carlton Irish Long Course Swimming Championships kicks off this Thursday 25th April at the National Aquatic Centre, Dublin.
 
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24 Apr 2013
The Penn Relays will play host to the 14th edition of USA vs. The World relays on Saturday, April 27th.
 
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24 Apr 2013
Age & Opportunity welcomes the publication by the Department of Health of the National Positive Ageing Strategy.
 
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22 Apr 2013
Robin Walsh has received the highest honour in Irish cricket, being elected President of Cricket Ireland at the AGM held in Dundalk yesterday.
 
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22 Apr 2013
In the Mixed doubles the Irish number one pairing of Chloe and Sam Magee kicked of their campaign with a three set Victory over the Swiss pairing of Anthony Dumartheray and Sabrina Jaquet winning 21-12 21-23 21-16.
 
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19 Apr 2013
Ireland's Senior Women's Coach Darren Smith has mapped out the schedule for his Green Army as they prepare for the European Championships in Belgium in August
 
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19 Apr 2013
Olympian Annalise Murphy will compete against 59 of the world's top Laser Radial sailors next week at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères, France.
 
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18 Apr 2013
Minister Leo Varadkar and Minister of State Michael Ring have today announced Sports Council backing for a number of Gathering sporting events
 
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14 Apr 2013
Sycerika McMahon was last night named High Performance Athlete of the Year at the Swim Ireland Annual Awards.
 
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14 Apr 2013
Irish duo show gritty determination in Japanese World Cup
 
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10 Apr 2013
Irish Squash player, Aisling Blake has today been named Sportswoman of the Month for March 2013.
 
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10 Apr 2013
All Out Cricket has joined forces with Cricket Ireland with a deal that will see All Out Cricket (AOC) come to Ireland.
 
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10 Apr 2013
The launch for the European Athletics Team Championships 1st League took place in the beautiful surroundings of County Hall in Swords, Co Dublin
 
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9 Apr 2013
In what was one of the most successful weekends for Youth cyclists in Ireland, the FBD and Neenan Travel 2020 Talent Teams Dominated the International Youth Tour of Scotland last weekend.
 
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9 Apr 2013
The rapidly-growing popularity of cricket in Ireland is showing no signs of slowing down, with junior participation numbers more than doubling in the past year.
 
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8 Apr 2013
Trent Johnston, Bobby Rao and Eugene Moleon have been appointed head coaches for this season's revamped Inter-Provincial series.
 
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8 Apr 2013
Robbie Gilmore from Strangford Lough has reigned supreme at the 2013 ISA (Irish Sailing Association) Youth National Championships on Lough Derg in Tipperary.
 
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5 Apr 2013
Today, Friday 5th of April, Kinsale Yacht Club announced plans to host the IFDS (International Federation for Disabled Sailing) World Championships for 2013.
 
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5 Apr 2013
The IHA this week received confirmation from the FIH of the details of the FIH World League Semi-Finals which Andrew Meredith's Mens Team will feature in Rotterdam in June this year.
 
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5 Apr 2013
There is a real buzz in the Irish swimming coaching fraternity this week as Swim Ireland finish the last minute preparations for their new venture and partnership with the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA).
 
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4 Apr 2013
A crisp, sunny spring day greeted the 57 youth sailors who began competing at the ISA (Irish Sailing Association) Youth National Championships on Lough Derg, Co. Tipperary
 
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4 Apr 2013
The international triathlon season starts with a bang this weekend as the world's top triathletes commence their battle to be crowned ITU World Champion.
 
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3 Apr 2013
John Mooney on why Cricket is the best game in the world.
 
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3 Apr 2013
The Irish Cricket Team talk about what it takes to beat the giants
 
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2 Apr 2013
Irish youth bowler Amanda Larkin made Tenpin Bowling history this Easter by becoming the first Irish player to win the European Youth Championships (EYC) Masters in Vienna.
 
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2 Apr 2013
The IHA in partnership with our web developers eSports Manager have today launched an official Irish Hockey iPhone app.
 
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28 Mar 2013
On Wednesday 3 April, Cricket Ireland's Journey will be launched.
 
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28 Mar 2013
Throughout the Easter bank holiday weekend over 250 of Ireland's top young sailors will complete their final preparations before making their annual pilgrimage to compete at the ISA (Irish Sailing Association) Youth National Championships.
 
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28 Mar 2013
Bernie Brennan has stepped down as Chairman of Horse Sport Ireland's Senior Show Jumping committee, having held the position since 2006.
 
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28 Mar 2013
Ciaran Chambers and Caroline Black were the first in action in Day two of the European Junior Championships.
 
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27 Mar 2013
First up for the Irish at the European Junior Individual Championships in Anakara Turkey was a women's doubles between Rachael Darragh and Alannah Stephenson against the French pairing of Delphine Lansac and Anne Tran.
 
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25 Mar 2013
On their first competitive outing since winning multiple medals at the London Paralympics, Ireland's para dressage team took a third place at the Nations' Cup in Deauville, France at the weekend.
 
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22 Mar 2013
Tim Murtagh produced his best spell in Irish colours to help his country finish their tour of the United Arab Emirates on a high, with a six wicket win over their hosts in a Twenty20 fixture.
 
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21 Mar 2013
Speech by Kieran Mulvey, Chairman of The Irish Sports Council Announcement of Investment Plans for 2013
 
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21 Mar 2013
An investment package of €33 million for Irish sport in 2013 has been announced today by Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring.
 
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21 Mar 2013
A sensational bowling spell from Trent Johnston coupled with a disciplined batting effort ensured Ireland won their second World Cup qualifying encounter against the United Arab Emirates in Sharjah.
 
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19 Mar 2013
Late fitness boost for Ireland with all-rounder Cusack likely to play
 
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19 Mar 2013
Gary Wilson settled Irish nerves scoring an unbeaten half century to lead his team to a five wicket win against the United Arab Emirates in the first of their two World Cup Qualifiers.
 
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14 Mar 2013
The official Debrief from 2012 Olympic Games reports a marked improvement in the performance of the Irish team over recent Games
 
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14 Mar 2013
Ireland's cricketers endured a tough examination in the searing sun of Sharjah but still have the upper hand after the third day of their InterContinental Cup clash against the UAE.
 
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13 Mar 2013
Ireland's cricketers recorded the highest total in their 158 year history to remain in total control on the second day of their InterContinental Cup clash against the UAE in Sharjah.
 
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13 Mar 2013
Ireland Rugby captain, Fiona Coghlan has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for February 2013. Coghlan has successfully led her team to its first ever Six Nations Championships win.
 
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13 Mar 2013
A thoroughly professional first day batting display from Ireland has left them in control of their InterContinental Cup clash with the UAE in Sharjah.
 
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13 Mar 2013
St. Patrick's Weekend will see InterPro action being brought to Baldoyle Badminton Centre.
 
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13 Mar 2013
Fionnuala Britton (Coach: Chris Jones) and Mary Cullen (Coach: Ray Treacy) will lead the Irish team for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland
 
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11 Mar 2013
Ireland's quest for a fourth InterContinental Cup win gets under way in the desert tomorrow, when they take on the UAE in Sharjah.
 
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6 Mar 2013
Grants totaling €140,000 awarded to 14 aspiring professional golfers to support early careers on tour.
 
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4 Mar 2013
Ireland have chosen the stronghold of Stormont in Belfast to host this season's potentially two most important homes games - the final round of World Cup qualifiers against Scotland on September 6 and 8.
 
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4 Mar 2013
An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore Praises Sailors at Irish Sailing Association's Annual Awards
 
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4 Mar 2013
Badminton Ireland has announced a new and exclusive sponsorship deal with sports brand Carlton.
 
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2 Mar 2013
The Irish Women's team gained a hugely valuable win over World League 2 hosts Spain in Valencia today to set up a winner takes all encounter with Italy tomorrow.
 
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3 Mar 2013
The Electric Ireland Irish Women's team bowed out at World League 2 today following a narrow defeat vs. Italy in Valencia, Spain
 
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3 Mar 2013
Kyle Magee and Clodagh Dunne took all three gold medals in their respective events at the Carlton Irish National u13 and u17 Championships.
 
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3 Mar 2013
Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) ran a superb race to claim the bronze medal in the women's 3,000m on the final day of the European Indoor Track and Field Championships in Gothenburg
 
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2 Mar 2013
Ciaran O'Lionaird (Leevale AC) provided the highlight on day two of the European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden
 
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2 Mar 2013
Day two of the European Indoor Track and Field Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden started off on a positive note with two more Irish athletes progressing from their respective heats. Double European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) was in superb form as she easily qualified for the women's 3,000m final.
 
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1 Mar 2013
Derval O'Rourke (Leevale AC), Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC) and Ciaran O'Lionaird (Leevale AC) were in tremendous form on day of the European Indoor Track and Field Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden.
 
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28 Feb 2013
The goal of bringing Test match cricket to Ireland will move a step closer in the coming weeks with the appointment of professional coaches and administrators for the new Inter-Provincial competition that starts this summer.
 
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28 Feb 2013
Scott Evans warmed up for next week's All England Open Championships with a good run in the German Open Grand Prix Gold in Mulheim. Evans beat Germany's Lukas Schmidt
 
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27 Feb 2013
John Treacy launched the 2013 edition of the Sports Council Challenge at a Sport & Business Seminar at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown.
 
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26 Feb 2013
The Irish Women's team suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Belarus in their 2nd game at World League 2 in Valencia, Spain.
 
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25 Feb 2013
Athletics Ireland have selected eleven athletes for the European Indoor Track and Field Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden due to take place from the 1st-3rd of March
 
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25 Feb 2013
The Irish Women's team got off to a winning start vs. Czech Republic at World League 2 today in Valencia despite losing an early goal in warm conditions in Spain.
 
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25 Feb 2013
Natalya Coyle and Eanna Bailey made histroy in the USA today where they won Ireland's first ever medal at a World Cup competition.
 
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24 Feb 2013
In the final day of racing for the Irish Team at the World Track Cycling Championships in Minsk, young talent Eoin Mullen narrowly missed qualifying for the second round on the Men's Sprint, in a time of 10.329 seconds over 200m Sprint
 
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24 Feb 2013
Barry Murphy kicked off proceedings on Day 2 at the Dave McCullagh Memorial Gala at University Arena, Limerick as he picked up his second Gold medal of the meet winning the 50m Butterfly final in 24.99.
 
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22 Feb 2013
Sycerika McMahon concluded day 1 of the Dave McCullagh Irish Swimming Championships with four Gold medals as the first national competition of 2013 got underway in Limerick.
 
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22 Feb 2013
Ireland's Caroline Ryan raced a brave and gutsy race in the Scratch Race, holding Medal Position until the last 100m. After making a break at 12 laps to go, Ryan lead the race on her own until the Mexican and Polish riders jumped across to her.
 
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22 Feb 2013
Aileen Reid has been off the radar for the past number of months as she made the switch to a new coach and has been based in the warmer climates of Australia.
 
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22 Feb 2013
Clontarf has been confirmed as the venue for the RSA Insurance ODI Series between Ireland and Pakistan.The Castle Avenue venue will host both fixtures which will take place on Thursday May 23 and Sunday May 26 (10:45am start).
 
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22 Feb 2013
There were just two Irish athletes competing in the big XL Galan meet in Stockholm on Thursday 21st of February and both came away with new personal bests and a European Indoor Championships standard.
 
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21 Feb 2013
Martyn Irvine becomes World Champion in the Scratch Race in Minsk
 
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21 Feb 2013
Ireland Men's Hockey Team were involved in a thrilling game today in New Delhi which sadly saw Andrew Meredith's side beaten 3-2 by hosts India at World League 2.
 
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21 Feb 2013
The Woodie's DIY Inter Club Cross Country Championships takes place this Sunday, 24th of February in Charleville Estate, Tullamore.
 
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21 Feb 2013
National Record & Silver Medal Guaranteed for Olympian Irvine at World Championships
 
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20 Feb 2013
Triathlon Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Kitchen as the new Chief Executive Officer.
 
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20 Feb 2013
Irish swimmers will take to the pool this weekend (Friday to Sunday) for the first National Competition of 2013.
 
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20 Feb 2013
Strong Opening for Ryan at World Track Cycling Championships in Minsk
 
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20 Feb 2013
Ireland's World League 2 campaign continued today with a comprehensive 13-0 win over Fiji in New Delhi, India following Monday's 5-2 victory over Bangladesh to open the tournament.
 
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20 Feb 2013
Irish midfielder Eugene Magee today became the most capped player in history of Irish Men's Hockey following his appearance vs. Fiji today.
 
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20 Feb 2013
Triathlon Ireland's is holding a Talent Identification Day at Athlone's new International Indoor Arena on the 7th of April.
 
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20 Feb 2013
The closing date for athletes seeking selection for the European Indoor Track and Field Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden is this Sunday 24th of February.
 
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20 Feb 2013
Competition for Irish Team Begins on Wednesday 20th February
 
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18 Feb 2013
Ireland's World League 2 campaign began in earnest today with a 5-2 victory over Bangladesh in New Delhi, India.
 
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18 Feb 2013
Annalise Murphy's outstanding fourth-place finish in the Laser Radial at London 2012 was rewarded again today (Monday) with the Irish Sailor of the Year prize by Afloat magazine.
 
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15 Feb 2013
Ireland's Green Machine have arrived safe & sound in New Delhi in time to kick off their World League 2 campaign on Monday.
 
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15 Feb 2013
Cricket Ireland have named an experienced squad of 14 ahead of their crucial tour of the UAE next month.
 
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15 Feb 2013
Combining Sports Science with Sports Retail to Improve Physical Health
 
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15 Feb 2013
Mayo's Cameron Hanley makes a long-awaited return to the international show jumping arena this weekend when he lines out with seven of his fellow-countrymen at Olivia in Spain.
 
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15 Feb 2013
David McCarthy (West Waterford AC) is the latest athlete to achieve the Athletics Ireland performance standard for the upcoming European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden scheduled for early March.
 
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14 Feb 2013
Team Ireland came within a set of creating history today but in the end had to surrender to group seeds France and finish second in group 6.
 
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14 Feb 2013
Max Sorensen and an exciting quartet of youngsters are the major beneficiaries of the 17 contracts announced by Cricket Ireland for the 2013 season, with a further five contracts to be offered in due course.
 
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14 Feb 2013
Minister Ring announces Renewed Scheme until the end of 2014
 
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13 Feb 2013
Team Ireland continued their excellent form at the European mixed team championships in Russia with a dominant display in a 4-1 victory over Israel.
 
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13 Feb 2013
Irish record holder Derval O'Rourke (Leevale AC) and in form 400m athlete Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC) top the billing for this weekend's National Senior Indoor Championships.
 
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13 Feb 2013
Senior WADA Representatives in Dublin for Discussions with Ministers and Anti-Doping Committee
 
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13 Feb 2013
Ireland wrapped up their initial World League 2 preparations with a 3-1 defeat vs. Malaysia in warm conditions in Kuala Lumpur today.
 
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13 Feb 2013
he walks and distance events could prove to be the most exciting races at this weekend's Woodie's DIY National Senior Indoor Championships. Olympian Rob Heffernan (Togher AC) and European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) are just two of the big names set to delight the crowd at the AIT International Arena in Athlone.
 
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13 Feb 2013
Robert Splaine has been reappointed as the High Performance Manager for the Irish Show Jumping team following a board meeting of Horse Sport Ireland last night (Tuesday).
 
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13 Feb 2013
The Minister of State for Research and Innovation, Seán Sherlock, TD, has welcomed the embedding of Physical Education (PE) and well-being in the revised Junior Certificate programme.
 
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13 Feb 2013
When a team only loses one match in almost two years, wins the double in 2012 and then retains the Superleague the year after
 
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12 Feb 2013
Ireland has started their European mixed team championships with a 4-1 victory over a strong Finland line up.
 
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12 Feb 2013
Irish Women's coach Darren Smith has named his 18 players to travel to the World League 2 tournament in Valencia, Spain later this month
 
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12 Feb 2013
One of Ireland's finest ever athletes, race-walker Olive Loughnane (Loughrea AC), has today announced her retirement from competitive athletics at the age of 36.
 
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11 Feb 2013
Toyota Ireland has announced that it has become the new Official Car Sponsor to Cricket Ireland.
 
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11 Feb 2013
The Irish Senior Women's Squad beat Spain 1-0 today courtesy of Anna O'Flanagan's 3rd goal for the Green Army as Ireland wrapped up their training camp and their preparations for the upcoming FIH World League 2
 
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11 Feb 2013
Marcus Lawler (St. Laurence O'Toole AC) was the standout performer at the Junior and U23 National Indoor Championships held in Athlone International Indoor Arena.
 
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11 Feb 2013
Ireland arrived in Kuala Lumpur yesterday evening as they fine tune their preparations for the World League in Delhi from 18th/24th February.
 
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9 Feb 2013
Ireland's Denis Lynch finished in fifth place in the World Cup competition with Thomas Straumann's gelding Abbervail van het Dingeshof, a tap of the last fence denying him a certain win.
 
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9 Feb 2013
The Irish Senior Women's Squad were beaten 2-1 by Spain
 
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7 Feb 2013
The Woodie's DIY AAI Junior and U23 Indoor Championships will take place this Sunday the 10th of February in the AIT Arena in Athlone
 
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6 Feb 2013
The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has today revealed the 25 nominees in contention for its six prestigious annual awards including the premier accolade of the Irish sailing community
 
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5 Feb 2013
The Irish Hockey Association(IHA) has recently narrowly missed out in a bid to bring both the Men's and Women's FIH World League 3 tournaments to Ireland in 2013.
 
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5 Feb 2013
In a further boost for the development of cricket in Leinster, YMCA Cricket Club has secured the services of former Ireland international and current Ireland women's coach Jeremy Bray as a player/coach.
 
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5 Feb 2013
A good draw means that Ireland has a best ever chance of progressing to the knock-out stages of the European Mixed Team Championships taking place in Ramenskoe, Russia from February 12-17.
 
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4 Feb 2013
Pentathlon Ireland secured three top ten finishes at the Hungarian Indoor competition this weekend with Natalya Coyle narrowly missing out on the medals by finishing 4th, Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe in 5th and Eanna Bailey in 9th.
 
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4 Feb 2013
The Woodie's DIY AAI Master, Intermediate & Juvenile Development Cross Country Championships took place in Gransha, Derry on Sunday, 3rd of February.
 
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4 Feb 2013
In the 2013 Carlton Irish Nationals Men's Singles final, Olympian Scott Evans beat Tony Stephenson 21-17 21-8. Fellow Olympian Chloe Magee followed beating Sinead Chambers 21-10 21-12.
 
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3 Feb 2013
Craig Breen driving the Peugeot Rally Academy-Saintéloc Team 207 Super 2000 has finished 2nd overall on Rally Liepaja-Ventspils, round two of the 2013 FIA European Rally Championship
 
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3 Feb 2013
Double European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) finished in third place at the European Indoor Permit meeting in Karlsruhe, Germany.
 
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3 Feb 2013
Nugent Becomes Head Coach overseeing Olympic and Paralympic Teams for Rio 2016
 
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1 Feb 2013
Double Olympian Scott Evans hopes to add to his collection of seven Irish titles when he plays in the Carlton Irish National Badminton Championships in Lisburn this weekend.
 
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31 Jan 2013
Patrick Wall has been appointed as the new Chairman of Horse Sport Ireland following his nomination by Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar.
 
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31 Jan 2013
Pentathlon Ireland will send a full quota of eight athletes to the Hungarian Indoor competition this weekend in Budapest.
 
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31 Jan 2013
Irish sailor Annalise Murphy leads the field at the mid-way point of the Sailing World Cup regatta in Miami.
 
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31 Jan 2013
It was 25th time lucky for an Irish male bowler as Barry Foley became the first home-grown winner of the Irish Open Tenpin Bowling Championships this past month.
 
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31 Jan 2013
Team Ireland today won a bronze medal in the floorball event at the 2013 Special Olympics World Summer Games in PyeongChang in South Korea.
 
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31 Jan 2013
Ireland fills World Championship Quota with Riders Qualified in a Record Six Events
 
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31 Jan 2013
An extensive programme of cross country action is promised for this Sunday February 3rd at the AAI Master, Intermediate & Juvenile Development Cross Country Championships
 
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31 Jan 2013
The Men's & Women's U21 Interprovincial Tournaments will take place this weekend at Lisnagarvey Hockey Club in County Down
 
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30 Jan 2013
Over thirty climbs await as the course heads South West in 2013
 
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29 Jan 2013
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Mr Michael Ring TD, has launched a major initiative by Swim Ireland "Swim Healthy" which is aimed at promoting recreational swimming countrywide.
 
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28 Jan 2013
Pentathlon Ireland ran their first of two Spring Series competition yesterday with athletes competing in four events; fencing, swimming and the combined run/shoot event.
 
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28 Jan 2013
Ireland Men's Coach, Andrew Meredith has named an 18 man squad for the upcoming FIH World League 2 tournament in India.
 
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28 Jan 2013
The sailor will compete at her first competitive event since the London Games
 
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27 Jan 2013
Peamount United got back to winning ways in the Bus Éireann Women's National League when comprehensively defeating Shamrock Rovers at Tallaght Stadium.
 
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27 Jan 2013
The Woodie's DIY Athletics Ireland Open Indoor Games took place in the new Athlone IT indoor arena on Sunday 27th of January. The event witnessed over 300 athletes competing, with a number of standout performances.
 
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27 Jan 2013
After winning the Irish Open in December 2012, Irish number one Scott Evans has continued his good form as he won the 25th Li-Ning Winter Sun Cyprus International 2013 beating Andrew Smith (Eng) in 2 straight sets
 
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25 Jan 2013
Horse Sport Ireland has announced that Nick Turner will be the new High Performance Manager for Irish Eventing.
 
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25 Jan 2013
14 Athletes to represent Ireland at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games
 
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25 Jan 2013
Hamish Adams has been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer of Rowing Ireland. He takes over from Acting CEO Frank Coghlan and will be based in the National Rowing Centre at Farran Woods, Cork.
 
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25 Jan 2013
Finals live on Setanta Ireland from 6.30pm tonight supported by the Irish Sports Council
 
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22 Jan 2013
Olympic bronze medallist Cian O'Connor was presented with The Irish Field's prestigious 2012 senior show jumper of the year award at a ceremony in Co Meath today (Tuesday).
 
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22 Jan 2013
Rugby Sevens will be an Olympic sport in 2016 and this year the Ireland Women's Sevens Team will be competing in the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow. Could you be part of the squad?
 
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21 Jan 2013
Cricket Ireland today confirmed a two match ODI series against Pakistan. The games will take place on Thursday May 23 and Sunday May 26, with the venue(s) still to be finalised.
 
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20 Jan 2013
Eoin Mullen Smashes Irish Record in the Sprint Event with 9.965 in the 200m Sprint.
 
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19 Jan 2013
Ryan just outside her PB, 5th in Pursuit, Mullen 25th in the Keirin at World Cup Mexico
 
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19 Jan 2013
New walking app puts 400 walking & cycle trails at your fingertips
 
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18 Jan 2013
Caroline Ryan just outside top ten in Points Race at World Cup Mexico
 
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17 Jan 2013
DLR Waves will look to continue their emerging reputations as the form team in the Bus Éireann Women's National League when they host Shamrock Rovers in a derby game at Jackson Park on Friday night (7.45pm).
 
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17 Jan 2013
World Bronze Medallist Ryan Races Points Race in Mexico
 
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16 Jan 2013
Ireland off-spinner Albert van der Merwe has announced his retirement from international cricket.
 
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16 Jan 2013
Irish Team named for the final leg of the Track Cycling World Cup Series
 
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14 Jan 2013
A new online TV channel dedicated to both Irish Horse Racing and Irish Sport Horse disciplines is ready to air from early February 2013.
 
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14 Jan 2013
Irish riders chalked up two fourth-place finishes abroad at Grand Prix level this weekend.
 
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14 Jan 2013
Double European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) continued her unbeaten streak with a clear victory at the IAAF Cross Country Race in Antrim on Saturday the 12th of January.
 
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11 Jan 2013
In an effort to improve our website, the Irish Sports Council is seeking feedback on www.irishsportscouncil.ie
 
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11 Jan 2013
The Operation Transformation Nationwide Walks are taking place on Saturday 19th January.
 
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11 Jan 2013
This Saturday's 36th IAAF Antrim International Cross-Country meeting in Greenmount takes place in conjunction with the NI & Ulster Senior Cross Country Championships
 
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11 Jan 2013
Nigel Jones retires from international cricket and takes up increased development role
 
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9 Jan 2013
Cross Country Champion, Fionnuala Britton has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for December 2012.
 
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9 Jan 2013
New Irish Women's coach Darren Smith has today announced his first Senior Women's Squad for the upcoming training camp in Valencia, Spain.
 
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9 Jan 2013
Swim Ireland, in conjunction with the University of Limerick, have appointed Lars Humer as the new Head Coach at the High Performance Centre.
 
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7 Jan 2013
Ex-pro player and Olympian Tom Reidy is the new high performance director of Badminton Ireland.
 
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6 Jan 2013
Double European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) produced a remarkable performance to win the 2013 Great Edinburgh Cross Country
 
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3 Jan 2013
Irish Wheelchair Association Sport (IWA Sport) has been granted the hosting of the Wheelchair Rugby European Qualifying Championships from the 7th to the 9th of February 2013 in Gormanston College, Co Meath.
 
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3 Jan 2013
Job Opportunity at Cricket Ireland