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Leona Maguire On Social Distancing And Going Back To Golfing Basics

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One saving grace for Leona Maguire is that she lives in the countryside.  Surrounded by fields and nature, it’s easy to avoid people outside her immediate family and social distancing isn’t an issue. It also means that she can hit golf balls to her heart’s content without disturbing anyone else. “We’ve a field out the back so I’ve been hitting …

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Sporting Bodies In Ireland React To Coronavirus Outbreak

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Various sporting bodies in Ireland have released statements following the restrictive measures announced by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to try and slow the spread of the coronavirus.  The measures include a ban on mass indoor gatherings larger than 100 people and outdoor gatherings larger than 500 people. This afternoon, the GAA released a joint statement with the Ladies Gaelic Football …

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Month-By-Month Guide To The 2020 Irish Sporting Calendar

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With the Summer Olympics, Euro Championships and the Ryder Cup, 2020 will be an incredible year for sport. To ensure you don’t miss a second of the action, we’ve compiled all the key dates into one essential guide. _____ January 2020 4th: All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship semi-finals 5th: All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship semi-finals 19th: All-Ireland Senior Club Football …

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Shane Lowry’s Open Win Voted Ireland’s Most Memorable Sporting Moment Of 2019

Shane Lowry’s incredible Open victory at Royal Portrush has been voted Ireland’s most memorable sporting moment of 2019.  The findings of the Teneo Sport and Sponsorship Index (TSSI) 2019, which were released today, show that Lowry pipped Katie Taylor to take Ireland’s most memorable sporting moment – his first Major win was backed by 30% of those who were surveyed. …

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Dubs Dominate Donnybrook Ceremony As Lowry Bags Top Prize

Shane Lowry took home the top prize at this year’s RTÉ Sport Awards after the Clara man was named as Sportsperson of the Year for 2019.  The yearly event at Donnybrook highlights Ireland’s greatest sporting achievements of the year and while many thought that 2018 would have been tough to top, upon reflection, 2019 was just as successful a year …

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Revisiting Some Of Ireland’s Best Sporting Moments

With Ireland once again having to go through the play-offs in a major European competition, you can forgive sports fans in the country for thinking back to one of the worst moments in Irish sporting history. November 2019 saw the ten-year anniversary of Thierry Henry’s shocking handball that ended Ireland’s hopes of making it to the World Cup in South …

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McIlroy Caps Off Fast Start In Dubai With Stunning Eagle On The 18th

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Rory McIlroy finished off a blistering first round at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai with a stunning second shot to set-up an eagle putt on the 18th.  Mike Lorenzo-Vera leads McIlroy by one shot after finishing with an incredible nine-under-par 63. The World number two looked to be struggling midway through the round hitting bogeys on the ninth, …

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Rory McIlroy Confirms He Has Committed To Ireland For Tokyo 2020

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Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will represent Ireland at next year’s Olympic Games claiming it was an easy decision to make as soon as he stopped worrying about “trying not to upset anyone”. McIlroy, who is eligible to represent both the UK & Ireland, withdrew from the Rio Games in 2016 citing issues over the Zika virus. However, many …

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Rory McIlroy Delighted For Friend and ‘National Hero’ Shane Lowry

Rory McIlroy has expressed his delight that long-time friend, Shane Lowry, won’t be present at this weekend’s WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational in Memphis as the Offaly man continues celebrating his Open Championship success. Lowry won the 148th Open on Sunday by six shots on Sunday to spark major celebrations throughout the country. Footage emerged of the Offaly man singing songs …

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The Ryder Cup Is Coming Back To Ireland (Report)

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Ireland is to host golf’s most prestigious tournament, the Ryder Cup, in 2026. A deal between the European Tour and the Irish Government was completed just over a week ago and Adare Manor is expected to be named as the host venue later today. News of the decision to let the newly revamped course host one of the biggest events …

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