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TEAM IRELAND LAUNCH EUROPEAN GAMES CAMPAIGN TODAY


The second edition of the European Games officially opens in Minsk today. The Games run from the 21-30 June, and Team Ireland will be represented by 63 athletes across nine sports, including many of the top names in Irish sport, such as boxer Kellie Harrington, cyclist Ryan Mullen and Canoe Sprint racer Jenny Egan. Day […]

Athlete Schedule – Youth Olympic Games

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Team Ireland Schedule – Youth Olympic Games

Irish Schedule Athlete Discipline Event Local Start Time (GMT -3) Irish Start Time (GMT+1) Venue 6th October OPENING CEREMONY 7th October Nhat Nguyen Badminton Men’s Singles Tecnopolis Park Niamh Coyne Swimming Women’s 50 Breaststroke 10:00 – 18:07 14:00 – 22:07 Youth Olympic Park Mona McSharry Emma Slevin Gymnastics Women’s Floor 14:04 18:04 8th October Nhat […]

October Newsletter Sports Roundup

Hockey: The Irish women’s team’s remarkable run to the Hockey World Cup final in London, the pinnacle of the sport outside of the Olympic Games, earned them an historic silver medal. Coached by Graham Shaw and captained by Katie Mullan, the hockey team’s thrilling sequence of matches got the whole country behind them and their […]

Team Ireland Announced for Youth Olympic Games

The Olympic Federation of Ireland today named a squad of 16 athletes from 9 sports, to compete at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in October in Buenos Aires. Competition runs from October 6 to October 18 featuring over 4,000 athletes and over 32 sports. This will be the first outing for Team Ireland since the […]

2018 First Quarter Sporting Round-Up

Sporting Round-UP ATHLETICS Cork sprinter Phil Healy was best of the small five-athlete Irish contingent at the World Indoor Championships, reaching the semi-finals of the 400m in her first season running the quarter mile. Ciara Mageean, Amy Foster, teenage sprinter Ciara Neville and hurdler Ben Reynolds are currently out battling for Northern Ireland in the […]

December Sports Roundup

  ROWING WORLD champions Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll have made the decision to sacrifice the possibility of winning more major international titles in the coming two years to try to fulfil their Olympic dream. The Skibbereen duo swept the boards as a lightweight pair this year, winning World and European titles as well as […]

World Boxing Silver for Joe Ward

Congratulations to Joe Ward who won a silver medal after losing out to Julio La Cruz in the light-heavyweight final at the World Elite Championships in Hamburg, Germany. The Cuban, who has now won four World gold medals on the bounce and whose defence mechanism is right up there with Floyd Mayweather, beat the Irish […]

European Union Championship Boxing

An Irish trio posted decisions over Moldova, Denmark and Wales and are each guaranteed at least bronze. Grainne Walsh was involved in the bout of the day against European Elite bronze medallist Lauren Price. The Welsh welter took the first round on three cards, but Walsh claimed the second on three cards to leave it […]

Golden Moment 25 Years Ago

Its 25 years since Michael Carruth’s golden moment at the Barcelona Olympics. Where were you on the August 8, 1992? It was one of those moments you knew at the time you’d remember forevermore with the legendary Jimmy Magee from RTE on commentary . Carruth beat Maselino Tuifao, Andreas Otto and Arkon Chenglai en route […]

Ward is Three Time European Champion

Congratuations to Joe Ward who claimed his third European title in Kharkiv, Ukraine at the weekend after beating Russian light-heavy Muslim Gadzhimagomedov.   Ward has his hand raised in victory on a unanimous decision to claim his third European gold since 2011.   The judges handed Ward a 30-27,30-27.30-27, 29-28,29-28 victory after three tight rounds […]
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