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Irish Athlete Craig Lynch Tragically Dies Aged 29

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Irish athlete Craig Lynch has died in a car accident. His club, Shercock AC released a statement via social media announcing that Lynch had tragically passed away. “Following the tragic death of Craig Lynch, one of our most talented athletes, in a car accident last night, our thoughts and sympathies are with his parents, brothers, sisters, daughter, fiancée and all …

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Milano-Cortina Selected To Host The 2026 Winter Olympic Games

Announced in Lausanne on the 24th of June 2019, by the IOC president Thomas Bach after the International Olympic Committee’s vote at the SwissTech Convention Center, the Italian bid from Milan-Cortina beat the Swedish bid of Stockholm-Åre to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games. Italy received 47 votes against Sweden’s 34. Italy will, therefore, return to host the Winter Games …

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Inventive Piece Of Skill Helps Ireland U20’s To European Semi-Final

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The Ireland U20 women’s team have qualified for the FIBA U20 Women’s European Championship Division B semi-finals following a superb 66-53 win over Croatia in Kosovo.  The Irish side has impressed so far in the tournament with group stage wins over both Ukraine and Great Britain with Bulgaria now awaiting them in the semi-finals where promotion to Division A hangs …

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Ireland Embarrass England At Lords After Dream Start

Wow… what a day for Irish cricket. The Ireland cricket team made the short trip across the pond for this morning’s Test match clash with England at the home of cricket, Lords. The scene where Dubliner, Eoin Morgan, captained England to a first-ever World Cup title a little over a week ago. Given the stature of the two competing nations, …

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Conor McKenna Pulls Off Outrageous Solo Dummy In AFL Game

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We could watch this one over and over and over again… The toe-tap or solo is something we Gaelic football heads hold very close to our hearts as it’s something seldom seen in any other sport. However, the seemingly simple act of dropping a ball onto your toe and kicking it back up into your hands is something that is …

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Conor McGregor Named Among Highest-Paid Celebrities For 2019

Conor McGregor has been named in the annual Forbes 100 highest-paid celebrities list. The Dubliner placed at No. 65 in the highly coveted list with earnings of €47M in total. McGregor earned an estimated €32M for his UFC 229 comeback fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, which he subsequently lost via fourth-round submission. The disclosed purse for October’s fight was €3M, however, …

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England Show Strength And Depth To Edge Out Ireland

Ireland were looking to make history in Malahide having only beaten two full-members at home in ODI cricket before today’s game, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, while England were looking to take some form into their home World Cup later this month. After a delayed start due to the overnight rainfall on the outfield, the game was reduced to a 45 overs …

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Ruby Walsh: “It’s A Celebration. I Was Retiring, Not Dying”

On Wednesday, Legendary Irish jockey Ruby Walsh announced his retirement from the sport of horse racing, with immediate effect. Walsh made the decision after riding Kemboy to a dramatic finish in the Punchestown Gold Cup and shocked the world with his announcement in the aftermath. At the age of 39, Walsh leaves the sport after a glittering career that has …

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