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Women’s Hockey Team To Face England In Euro Championships

The draw for the 2019 European hockey championships has taken place with the Irish women’s team set to face off against England once again.  Graham Shaw’s side were narrow losers to their neighbours in the group stages of the World Cup but the result was futile as Ireland had already qualified for the knock out stages before going on to claim …

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Watch: Niamh McCarthy Takes Home Discus Gold In Berlin

Niamh McCarthy managed to obliterate the competition with a fantastic showing at the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin to take home gold. What a performance from the 24-year-old from Cork! Niamh McCarthy managed to lay down an impressive foundation back in May when she broke the European record in Rieti Grand Prix in Italy and when her time …

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Watch: Ireland’s Streimikyte Claims Gold At Para European Championships

Ireland has claimed their first gold medal on day two of the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin through Greta Streimikyte.  The 22-year-old Paralympian powered home in the Women’s 1500m T13 Final this afternoon in a time of 4:48.54. Ireland ?? get their first ? of the championships! It is Greta Streimikyte ?? who claims victory in the women's T13 1500m #Berlin2018 …

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Ciara Mageean Top Medal Hope On Last Day Of European Championships

Ciara Mageean will take to the track this evening in Berlin for the final of the 1500m event and will be hoping to win Ireland’s second medal at the championships after Thomas Barr’s heroic bronze on Thursday evening.  Mageean ran the ideal race in the semi-final earlier this week, finishing second behind Great Britain’s Laura Muir who is the favourite for …

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Disappointment For Leon Reid In 200m Final

Leon Reid wasn’t thrilled with himself after his 200m finals performance but still managed to do the Irish proud in a very high-quality race. Reid made his first bow as a member of Team Ireland last night with a fantastic showing yesterday to claim second place and with that, a spot in today’s final. Clocking in with a score of …

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Disappointment As Irish Relay Team Disqualified From Final

There was disappointment this morning for the Irish relay swimming team at the European Championships as they were disqualified from competing in the final.  The Irish 4 x 100 Medley Relay team of Conor Ferguson, Darragh Greene, Brendan Hyland and Shane Ryan looked to have secured their passage to the final at the Tollcross Centre in Glasgow when they finished third …

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Heat Hampers Brendan Boyce Despite Valiant Performance

Ireland’s Brendan Boyce has finished in 19th place in the 50km race walk at the European Championships in Berlin.  In over 30-degree heat, the two-time Olympian produced a fine performance to finish with a time of just over four hours. With a huge amount of support behind him, Boyce was in a medal position at the half-way but dropped back with …

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Euro 2016: Talking Points From Ireland’s Draw With Sweden

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 13: Wes Hoolahan (C) of Republic of Ireland celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Glenn Whelan (L) and Robbie Brady (R) during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Republic of Ireland and Sweden at Stade de France on June 13, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Ireland kicked off their Euro 2016 campaign with a draw that surely deserved so much better. Here are all the talking points, both positive and negative, from the opening day of Group E. A point gained or two dropped? Had we been offered a draw before the game, many would have taken it. This was, after all, a decent Sweden …

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