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McClenaghan & Connolly Among Nominees For Young Sportsperson 2019

Rhys McClenaghan

World bronze medallist Rhys McClenaghan has once again been shortlisted for the RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year award. McClenaghan collected the gong in 2018 having won gold on the pommel horse at the European Championships and 2019 brought more success for the Down man as he became the first Irish gymnast to medal at the World Championships, claiming a …

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Shane Ryan Wins Bronze Medal For Ireland At World Championships

Shane Ryan

Shane Ryan was won a bronze medal in the 50 metre backstroke event at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in China, breaking the Irish record.  It’s a record that Ryan has already broken twice this week, firstly in the heats and following that, in the semi-final he swam in a time of 22.96 seconds, trimming 0.07 seconds off the record he …

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“My Parents Didn’t Want To Treat Me Differently” – Ellen Keane

Ellen Keane was selected as the Pundit Arena Sportswoman of the Month for April. Life doesn’t stop for 23-year-old Clontarf native Ellen Keane.  The impressive bronze Paralympic medalist currently has the unenviable task of balancing life as a high-performance swimmer, a student in her final year at DIT and a spokeswoman for promoting various campaigns including her sport, positive body …

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