2012

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21 Dec 2012
Online Video: Katie Taylor refocuses after winning gold in London
 
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21 Dec 2012
Online Video: Step into the ring. Feel the fear
 
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21 Dec 2012
Online Video: Pete Taylor on his unique training regime
 
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21 Dec 2012
A micro-site has been developed to provide an ongoing journal of Ireland's elite athletes. The hard work, the highs and lows. Unvarnished and authentic
 
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21 Dec 2012
Triathlon Ireland aim to qualify four triathletes for Rio 2016
 
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21 Dec 2012
2012 sees Meath Local Sports Partnership (Meath LSP) celebrate 10 years of developing sport and physical activity in County Meath.
 
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20 Dec 2012
Olympian Maeve Kyle given Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding achievements in Athletics
 
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20 Dec 2012
Kieran Mulvey, Chairman, Irish Sports Council at The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year Awards
 
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17 Dec 2012
Horse Sport Ireland will celebrate an outstanding equestrian year with a recognition awards ceremony in Croke Park today (Monday). The awards will be presented by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar TD.
 
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17 Dec 2012
Irish cricket has received another tremendous boost with the news that it has been appointed by the International Cricket Council to host the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Global Qualifier next year.
 
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16 Dec 2012
Barry Murphy has finished 10th overall in the 50m Breaststroke semi-final at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.
 
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14 Dec 2012
Barry Murphy has this morning qualified for a Semi-Final spot at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Istanbul.
 
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12 Dec 2012
Revamped membership scheme includes the chance to become a Cricket Ireland Season Ticket Holder.
 
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12 Dec 2012
Jim Leacy from the Republic of Ireland has been elected as President of the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) at the Annual General Meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria.
 
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12 Dec 2012
Irish Swimmer, Sycerika McMahonh as today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for November.
 
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11 Dec 2012
Barry Murphy will be Ireland's sole competitor at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Turkey this week.
 
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11 Dec 2012
RTE Sport, in association with the Irish Sports Council announced the shortlist for the Sports Person of the Year Award, the Sports Team of the Year Award and the Sports Manager of the Year Award.
 
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9 Dec 2012
Dubliner Scott Evans won the men's singles at the Carlton Irish Badminton Open today (Sun) at Baldoyle - a first home victory in this competition for almost forty years.
 
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9 Dec 2012
Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) successfully retained her European Cross Country title in Budapest on Sunday 9th of December.
 
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9 Dec 2012
Top seeds Scott Evans and Chloe Magee are both through to tomorrow's (Sun) singles finals at the Carlton Irish Open in Baldoyle.
 
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7 Dec 2012
Scott Evans and Chloe Magee both comfortably won their opening round matches at the Carlton Irish Badminton Open in Baldoyle this morning.
 
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7 Dec 2012
Cricket Ireland became the first Member of the ICC to finalise a Targeted Assistance and Performance Programme ("TAPP") agreement this week in Dubai, guaranteeing a significant increase in the performance support that will be provided through to 2015.
 
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7 Dec 2012
Alannah Stephenson was the only home player to emerge from yesterdays qualifying tournament at the Carlton Irish Open in Baldoyle, Dublin.
 
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5 Dec 2012
The 2012 SPAR European Cross Country Championships take place this Sunday, the 9th of December in Budapest, Hungary.
 
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4 Dec 2012
Phil Simmons is confident Ireland's cricketers can record another famous victory over their closest neighbours when they do battle with England on Tuesday September 3rd.
 
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4 Dec 2012
For the sixth time, Ireland will be hosting this weekend an FIE (International Fencing Federation) Satellite Competition at Mens Epee at UCD Sports Centre, Belfield.
 
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3 Dec 2012
Riding on the wave of enthusiasm following on from the London Olympic Games and a bronze medal at the Junior World Championships by Con Doherty, Sunday's junior talent identification day was a record breaking affair.
 
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3 Dec 2012
Peter Caruth grabbed a dramatic golden goal in extra time to hand Andrew Meredith's Green Machine a deserved Bronze Medal following a determined and battling performance at Champions Challenge 1 in Argentina.
 
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3 Dec 2012
Sycerika McMahon set another Irish Senior Record when she was back in action on the final day of competition at the Irish Short Course Swimming Championships in Lisburn
 
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3 Dec 2012
Thirty-six year-old Denis Lynch came within an eight of a second of claiming a bumper 99,000 euro victory at the Gucci Grand Prix at Paris
 
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3 Dec 2012
Athlone's Brendan Gibbons kicked off proceedings on Day 2 of the Irish SC National Championships in Lisburn by setting a new Irish Junior Record in the Final of the Men's 1500m Freestyle.
 
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3 Dec 2012
Following her European success last week, Sycerika McMahon picked up five Irish titles on Day 1 of the Irish Short Course National Championships in Lisburn.
 
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30 Nov 2012
Ireland's Green Machine marched into the Champions Challenge 1 Semi-Final in Quilmes, Argentina today with a convincing 4-0 Quarter Final win over European neighbours Poland.
 
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30 Nov 2012
Keep up to date with the latest badminton news, member offers and competitions by downloading the new Badminton Ireland mobile app.
 
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23 Nov 2012
Sycerika McMahon has continued her good form on Day 2 of the European SC Swimming Championships in Chartres.
 
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23 Nov 2012
Ireland's Sycerika McMahon has claimed a Bronze medal at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Chartres, France.
 
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23 Nov 2012
The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. John Buttimer, acknowledged the achievements of the victorious AGA Khan Trophy winning showjumping team
 
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22 Nov 2012
It was a strong start for the Irish on Day 1 of the 2012 European Short Course Swimming Championships as action got underway at L'Odyssee in Chartres, France
 
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21 Nov 2012
International flotilla to sail to Irish ports as part of unique partnership between Irish Sailing Association and Gathering Ireland
 
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21 Nov 2012
Irish Hockey is delighted to announce Darren Smith as new Ireland Women's National Coach.
 
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21 Nov 2012
Irelands top ranked triathlete Aileen Reid, formally Aileen Morrison will be changing more than just her surname for 2013 and beyond.
 
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21 Nov 2012
ICC announces fifth round details of Pepsi ICC WCL Championship and Intercontinental Cup matches
 
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21 Nov 2012
Craig Breen brings his 2013 season to a close next weekend when he competes on the Rallye du Var, Nov 23-25.
 
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21 Nov 2012
Cricket Ireland has confirmed that it will play an Australia A side in a four-day contest this summer, with the fixture pencilled in for 14-17 June.
 
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20 Nov 2012
The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, TD, acknowledged the major contribution played by Irish sports 500,000 volunteers as he presented the National Awards to Volunteers in Irish Sport
 
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20 Nov 2012
Olympians Barry Murphy (Aer Lingus SC & NAC HPC) and Sycerika McMahon (Leander ASC) will lead Ireland's team of ten swimmers to compete at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Chartres, France this week.
 
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19 Nov 2012
This weekend the Irish Para Badminton Championships too place in Lisburn Rackets Club, Lisburn.
 
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19 Nov 2012
Rob Heffernan (Togher AC) was named as the Athlete of the Year at the National Athletics Awards
 
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19 Nov 2012
Paul Stirling has been named as Ireland's RSA International Men's Player of the Year at the inaugural RSA Cricket Ireland Awards.
 
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16 Nov 2012
Ireland's Senior Men's Hockey squad fly out early on Sunday morning to prepare for their participation in Champions Challenge 1 in Argentina
 
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16 Nov 2012
The first programme in the new series of Tracks and Trails will be transmitted on RTE 1 on Friday 16th of November at 7.30pm.
 
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16 Nov 2012
The Irish Sports Council today published a review into the future of the International Carding Scheme, the programme which provides grant payments directly to high performance athletes.
 
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16 Nov 2012
This weekend Cycling Ireland start their 2012-2013 Track Campaign with a strong 3 person team.
 
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15 Nov 2012
Swim Ireland, in conjunction with Kingfisher Club and NUI Galway launched its new Performance Centre on Wednesday 14th November at the Kingfisher Club, Galway
 
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15 Nov 2012
John Twomey Elected President of the International Association for Disabled Sailing
 
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15 Nov 2012
A record total of 265 players from 26 nations have entered the Irish Badminton Open taking place at Baldoyle Badminton Centre from December 6-9.
 
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14 Nov 2012
Cork Ladies Football Captain, Rena Buckley has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for October.
 
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14 Nov 2012
Pentathlon Ireland invite you to come & try two events that make up Ireland's newest Olympic sport; modern pentathlon. Taster Training for Epee fencing and Pistol shooting are open to all. No previous experience necessary.
 
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13 Nov 2012
The three finalists for this year's Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year have been announced.
 
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12 Nov 2012
Phil Simmons has been in charge of the Ireland cricket team since March 2007 - 172 games in total.
 
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12 Nov 2012
With 32 countries represented by over 200 Riders, the entry level to these World Championships attracted the very best athletes in the sport of Cable Wakeboard.
 
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12 Nov 2012
Second year professional Conor Murphy recorded his second ITU Continental Cup win over the weekend at the Agadir ITU African Cup in Morocco.
 
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12 Nov 2012
Irish Rally driver, Craig Breen has clinched the SWRC (Super 2000 World Rally Championship) in heroic style today on the final day of World Rally Spain.
 
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12 Nov 2012
Defending European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) placed fourth at the IAAF Cross Country International in Burgos, Spain
 
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12 Nov 2012
Irish National Men's Coach Andrew Meredith has today announced his squad for the upcoming Champions Challenge I set for Quilmes, Argentina from 24 November
 
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8 Nov 2012
Reigning European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) will lead a strong Irish challenge at this weekend's IAAF Cross Country International in Burgos, Spain.
 
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8 Nov 2012
The Junior Irish Open took place at the weekend (Nov 2-4, 2012) and there were some stunning results for Irish bowlers.
 
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7 Nov 2012
The Ceremony Took Place in the Mansion House, Dublin as part of the ISAF Conference 2012
 
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7 Nov 2012
The quarter finals of the men's Irish senior cup takes place this Saturday November 10th before there is quite a break with the semi-finals taking place in March 2013
 
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6 Nov 2012
The Triathlon Ireland talent identification programme has the goal of locating talented junior athletes between the ages of 14 and 23 and developing them to their full potential in the sport of triathlon.
 
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6 Nov 2012
Building on the success of Pentathlon Ireland's Olympic results, Pentathlon Ireland hosted a training camp to introduce pony club athletes to the sport of modern pentathlon.
 
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6 Nov 2012
His Majesty King Constantine of Greece to Present the Accolades
 
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6 Nov 2012
With the International Olympic Committee (IOC) currently reviewing all eight new sports contending for a place in the 2020 Olympic Games
 
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5 Nov 2012
The Irish Sports Council hosted a Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children's Sport Information Day at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Blanchardstown, Dublin today.
 
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5 Nov 2012
A Programme of LIT and Thurles European Town of Sport
 
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5 Nov 2012
Olympic badminton player Tom Reidy was in Dublin this week coaching at Badminton Ireland's High Performance Centre in Marino College, Dublin.
 
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3 Nov 2012
Triathlon Ireland's annual awards dinner takes place in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 3rd November from 6pm.
 
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2 Nov 2012
The Team Ireland Golf Trust scheme, which was established to assist Irish professional golfers in the early stages of their careers, is now inviting applications for funding for 2013.
 
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1 Nov 2012
Jonathan Dolan has bowed out of the World Junior Badminton Championships in Chiba, Japan after losing to top seed Viktor Axelsen from Denmark in straight sets early this morning
 
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1 Nov 2012
Pentathlon Ireland invite you to come & try two events that make up Ireland's newest Olympic sport; modern pentathlon.
 
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30 Oct 2012
Ireland's National Men's side was today named for the upcoming training camp set for the 5th - 9th November in Pinoke, (Amstleveem), Holland.
 
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30 Oct 2012
On the 1st of November the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) will welcome over 700 of the international sailing fraternity's key decision makers from around the globe to Dun Laoghaire
 
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30 Oct 2012
Irish No 1 junior Jonathan Dolan will play Ros Leonard Pedrosa of the Philippines in his first match at the World Junior Badminton Championships.
 
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26 Oct 2012
Cricket Ireland have revealed the four short-listed candidates for the O' Neills Club Player of the Year Award.
 
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25 Oct 2012
Ireland's top mixed pair Chloe Magee and Sam Magee kicked of their season with a great start beating the 8th seeds from Singapore at the French Super Series
 
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25 Oct 2012
Cable Wakeboard is seen as a hot contender for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is in the process of examining a total of eight contending sports.
 
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25 Oct 2012
Irish Hockey is delighted to announce Andrew Meredith as the National Men's Hockey Coach.
 
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25 Oct 2012
From November 2012 the National Aquatic Centre (NAC) in partnership with Swim Ireland and the NAC Swim Club, are delighted to introduce a new Swimming Pathway.
 
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21 Oct 2012
Meath's Gerard Clarke won the two-star Grand Prix at 's-Gravenwezel in Belgium tonight (Sunday) on the Irish Sport Horse Ardragh Stein, with fellow Irish rider Sven Hadley picking up a fifth place on Adelgonde Z.
 
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21 Oct 2012
In what is another first for triathlon in Ireland, Mayo youngster Con Doherty has claimed a bronze medal, earning his way onto the podium at the ITU Junior Championships in Auckland
 
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21 Oct 2012
Aileen Morrison got off to the perfect start in the ITU Grand Final in Auckland during the early hours of Saturday morning.
 
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18 Oct 2012
An exciting new initiative has been launched by Clare Sports Partnership, in conjunction with Clare GAA, Clare District Soccer League, Munster Rugby, Clare Camogie, Clare Ladies Football, Clare Athletics and Coaching Ireland.
 
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17 Oct 2012
Aileen Morrison will look to finish off her season in style at the ITU Grand Final in Auckland this weekend.
 
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17 Oct 2012
George Dockrell, Ed Joyce and Paul Stirling will once again battle it out for a major award after being named today on a shortlist of three for the RSA International Men's Player of the Year
 
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15 Oct 2012
A strong triathlon team represented Ireland at the Ironman World Championships in Kona over the weekend.
 
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15 Oct 2012
Craig Breen made a successful return to the IRC over the weekend by claiming 6th overall on Rallye Sanremo.
 
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14 Oct 2012
The 2012 Fyffes Irish Future Series kicked off in Baldoyle badminton Centre and with player's travelling from all round Europe it is set to be a very exciting few day's in the Countries Capital City.
 
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12 Oct 2012
Irelands Scott Evan's has secured a quarter-final of the Dutch Open 2012. Scott beat German player Ari Trisnanto in the Last round of 64 followed by Marcel Reuter of Germany in the last round of 32.
 
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12 Oct 2012
Oslo in Norway this weekend hosts the first round of the 2012/2013 season of the FEI Rolex World Cup, which will feature hotly contested competitions in 12 European venues before the Grand Final at Gothenburg in Sweden next April.
 
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10 Oct 2012
Wexford Camogie Captain, Ursula Jacob has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for September.
 
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9 Oct 2012
On Saturday October 13th the 'Olympic Games' of Long Distance triathlon will take place when the Ironman World Championships kicks off in Kona, Hawaii.
 
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9 Oct 2012
Women will take over the courts for this week's Fyffes Irish Future Series tournament in Baldoyle, Dublin (October 10-14)
 
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9 Oct 2012
Irish Deaf Golf Union has announced the Irish team for the forthcoming 9th World Deaf Golf Championship, which is being held in TSU, Japan from 8th to 12th October 2012.
 
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8 Oct 2012
With Cable Wakeboard now shortlisted for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games, global growth of these low cost Wakeboard facilities continues to accelerate.
 
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8 Oct 2012
The fifth annual National Trails Day took place across the country today and organisers have hailed it as the most popular National Trails Day ever as record numbers turned up to participate in the free events.
 
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8 Oct 2012
On World Rallye de France the penultimate SWRC event of the season, Craig Breen has pulled off an incredible victory to now lead the championship going into the final round next month in Spain.
 
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8 Oct 2012
2012 Olympic sailor Peter O'Leary has won Ireland's most prestigious sailing championship; the ISA (Irish Sailing Association) All Ireland Sailing Championship.
 
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8 Oct 2012
Today saw the announcement of a major Paralympic Talent Search event to be held later next week.
 
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8 Oct 2012
Ireland played Scotland in the battle of the bronze medal match today in UCD in the final day of the FIH Champions Challenge I clinching the medal position in dramatic style and a 4-3 win with a shootout.
 
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8 Oct 2012
Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders) produced a magnificent performance to finish 34th at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Kavarna, Bulgaria.
 
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8 Oct 2012
Thursday 11th October see's the start of the Irish Future Series event in Baldoyle, Dublin.
 
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5 Oct 2012
Peter Eakin, Tyrone Kane and Jack Tector are the three players short-listed in the International Junior Player of the Year category for the inaugural RSA Cricket Ireland Awards
 
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5 Oct 2012
Ireland took on Belgium today in the quarter finals of the FIH Champions Challenge I and pushed through to the semi finals in dramatic style, with a goal in the final seconds of extra time.
 
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4 Oct 2012
Pentathlon Ireland invite you to come & try two events that make up Ireland's newest Olympic sport; modern pentathlon.
 
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4 Oct 2012
European Athletics has confirmed the teams which will take part in the European Team Championships 1st League in the Morton Stadium, Dublin on June 22-23, 2013.
 
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4 Oct 2012
Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring has approved grants of €2.6 million to allow 22 national sports bodies to buy new equipment, boost participation in sport and improve performance.
 
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3 Oct 2012
Olympic bronze medallist Cian O'Connor today (Wednesday) became the first non-Chinese competitor ever to win Beijing's World Cup show jumping class.
 
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3 Oct 2012
Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders AC) will represent Ireland at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships on Saturday 6th of October.
 
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3 Oct 2012
The Irish Institute of Sport is delighted to announce that the high performance coaching team in the Irish Amateur Boxing Association have completed a knowledge exchange seminar with a top boxing professor from Russia.
 
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3 Oct 2012
Ireland played in their final pool match against the USA losing out 3-1 seeing them through to the quarters to play against Belgium on Thursday at 6pm.
 
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2 Oct 2012
Frank Egan, Chris Egan and Michael Carty, athletes affiliated to the Irish Tug of War Association have committed an anti-doping rule violation. A prohibited substance, namely methylhexaneamine (MHA), was found in samples of urine given by each of them during in-competition testing in July in New Ross.
 
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2 Oct 2012
The Ireland Men's Deaf Football team qualified for next summer's Deaflympics in Bulgaria with a shock victory over a hotly fancied German team in Hannover today.
 
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30 Sep 2012
Aileen Morrison was back racing at the top level at the Yokohama World Triathlon Series in the early hour of Saturday morning.
 
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28 Sep 2012
The Ireland's Men's Deaf Football team travel to Germany this weekend for a Deaflympics qualifying tie in an attempt to win through to the 2013 Summer Deaflympics Games in Bulgaria.
 
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28 Sep 2012
Aileen Morrison will line up for the Yokohama leg of the World Triathlon Series which gets underway during the early hours of the morning.
 
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28 Sep 2012
Olympic show jumping Bronze Medallist Cian O'Connor is competing at the FEI International Show in Beijing this week.
 
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27 Sep 2012
The World Breeding Championships for Young Horses at Lanaken in Belgium will be the focus of equestrian action this weekend, with Irish horses and riders competing in the five, six and seven year-old classes.
 
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27 Sep 2012
Ireland's most prestigious annual national sailing event, the ISA All Ireland Sailing Championship, will take place from Friday the 5th to Sunday the 7th of October in Lough Derg Yacht Club in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.
 
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27 Sep 2012
Dublin will play host to the FIH Champions Challenge I for the second successive year after a spectacular event in 2011 ended with Japan just edging out USA, coming from behind to claim a thrilling 3-2 victory.
 
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26 Sep 2012
The Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan T.D launched the fifth all- Ireland National Trails Day which will take place on Sunday 7th October.
 
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24 Sep 2012
Cork sailor Fionn Lyden has won the prestigious ISA Junior All Ireland Sailing Championship with style.
 
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23 Sep 2012
Ireland took on the Hockeyroos earlier today in a warm up game to the FIH Champions Challenge I which commences on Saturday 29th in UCD
 
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23 Sep 2012
Tipperary-born Shane Breen this afternoon (Sunday) racked up his second win at the five-star show in Barcelona, Spain with a victory in the big speed class aboard the bay mare Ominerale Courcelle.
 
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22 Sep 2012
The ISA Junior All Ireland Sailing Championship got under way today in Schull, Co. Cork.
 
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21 Sep 2012
Irish Hockey have today announced Mike Heskin as their new Chief Executive.
 
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20 Sep 2012
This past weekend saw Ireland's finest male and female bowlers overcome the best of the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands in Leisureplex Tallaght to win the Adult Triple Crown.
 
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20 Sep 2012
The Irish Hockey Association has today announced the shortlists for the various categories for the 2011 / 2012 Irish Hockey Awards
 
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20 Sep 2012
Ireland's most prestigious junior sailing event, the ISA (Irish Sailing Association) Junior All Ireland Sailing Championship, will take place on the 22nd and 23rd of October at the Fastnet Marine OEC in Schull, Co. Cork
 
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20 Sep 2012
Two big five-star shows dominate this weekend's equestrian action for Irish riders competing in Europe.
 
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19 Sep 2012
Ireland's latest venture on the global stage gets under way this morning when they take on Australia in the ICC World Twenty20 in Colombo. (Live Sky Sports 11am UK/Ireland)
 
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17 Sep 2012
Ireland produced a stunning fightback to defeat Bangladesh by five runs in their final ICC World Twenty20 warm-up game at Moors Cricket Club in Colombo
 
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1 Sep 2012
Paralympics Day 2 Late Report
 
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31 Aug 2012
Colin Lynch Qualifies for Bronze Medal Ride off/Firth & McGivern Advance to Finals in the Pool
 
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31 Aug 2012
Badminton Ireland are delighted to announce the launch of their new website.
 
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30 Aug 2012
Brown and Shaw Qualify for Bronze Medal Ride Off in the Velodrome/Keane Advances to Tonights 100m Butterfly Final in the Aquatics Centre
 
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30 Aug 2012
Eilish Byrne from Co. Louth, Ireland's first competitor at the 2012 Paralympic Games in any sport, returned a solid score in para equestrian dressage at 9.08 this morning.
 
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29 Aug 2012
60 boats and 200 sailors from 15 countries to descend on Kinsale for The Dragon Gold Cup
 
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29 Aug 2012
The sun shone in Athlone for the HSE Community Games National Finals at the weekend.
 
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28 Aug 2012
Ireland's interim coach Brendon Carolan has announced his squad which will compete at World Hockey League 1 in Cardiff from 7th/9th September.
 
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28 Aug 2012
Clare Shillington will make Irish cricket history today by becoming the first woman to win 100 international caps when Ireland take on Bangladesh at Clontarf.
 
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22 Aug 2012
Interim women's coach Denis Pritchard has announced a panel of 25 players to compete in a 3 match series taking place this coming weekend against Wales
 
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20 Aug 2012
The 2012 tour takes place next weekend, Saturday the 25th August (Family 10k) and Sunday 26th August for the 50k, 100k and 160k events.
 
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20 Aug 2012
Irish junior badminton international Johnny Dolan from Sligo is top of the European rankings after winning a European Junior Circuit event in Bulgaria.
 
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20 Aug 2012
The August National Finals kicked off to an exciting start on Saturday 18th August with plenty of future Olympic Stars taking part
 
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16 Aug 2012
THOUGH clocking up just one victory at the Dublin Horse show Irish riders nevertheless put in strong performances in the three main jumping classes on a rainswept opening day at the RDS grounds.
 
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15 Aug 2012
Peter Connell has been recalled to the Ireland senior squad for the three one-day games against South Africa A which get under way at Strabane on Sunday.
 
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15 Aug 2012
Sailing star Annalise Murphy has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for July, following her outstanding Olympic debut in London
 
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14 Aug 2012
The HSE Community Games August National Finals 2012 will take place this coming weekend
 
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14 Aug 2012
Horse Sport Ireland Chairman Joe Walsh has said that the London Olympics were the most successful ever for Irish equestrian sport.
 
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13 Aug 2012
The ICC European Women's T20 Qualifier gets under way in Bready next week with hosts Ireland, Scotland and The Netherlands battling it out to claim the title.
 
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12 Aug 2012
Ireland's Young Rider team took the silver medal at the European Eventing Championships in Malmo, Sweden today (Sunday)
 
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10 Aug 2012
Horse Sport Ireland has announced the Junior Eventing Squad for the 2012 European Championships in Strzegom Poland on September 6-9.
 
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10 Aug 2012
Trent Johnston returns to the Ireland squad for their four day game against South Africa A which gets under way in Coleraine on Monday
 
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9 Aug 2012
The importance of volunteering in Irish sport has never been more important than in today's difficult economic times when funding for Irish sport is at its most stretched.
 
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9 Aug 2012
Cathal Miller has been selected as the Flag Bearer for the Irish Paralympic Team for the opening ceremony of the London2012 Paralympic Games which will take place in the Olympic Stadium on 29th August.
 
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9 Aug 2012
Irish Young Rider Chef d'Equipe Sally Corscadden has named her team to take part in the Eventing Championships at Malmo in Sweden this weekend.
 
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8 Aug 2012
Ireland's Cian O'Connor and the gelding Blue Loyd took the Olympic Bronze Medal in show jumping this afternoon after a thrilling jump-off.
 
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8 Aug 2012
Cian O'Connor and the gelding Blue Loyd will now compete for Ireland in today's (Wednesday) Olympic show jumping final at Greenwich Park.
 
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7 Aug 2012
Today was the final day of competition for the Irish sailors at the 2012 London Olympics.
 
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7 Aug 2012
Gymnastics Ireland is pleased to announce the launch of the much anticipated Sports Coach Development Programme - GymEDGE
 
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7 Aug 2012
Ireland's first ever male triathlon representative at the Olympic Games, Gavin Noble exceeded all expectations after he came away with a 23rd place finish.
 
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3 Aug 2012
Craig Breen had a very poignant return to World Rallying today in Finland on round five of the Super 2000 World Championship.
 
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3 Aug 2012
Irish eyes will be focused on triathlete Aileen Morrison as she competes in Hyde Park at 9am, Saturday morning.
 
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2 Aug 2012
There was further disappointment for Irish swimmers today as semi-final spots were out of reach for Ireland's final two competitors at this morning's heats at the London Aquatic Centre.
 
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1 Aug 2012
Laser Radial - Annalise Murphy in 1st place, 49er - Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern in 9th place, Star (Rest Day) - Peter O'Leary & David Burrows remain in 9th place, Laser - James Espey in 45th place
 
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1 Aug 2012
The Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Sports Council jointly announce that the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel has determined that Shane Grimes of Drogheda United has committed an anti-doping rule violation.
 
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31 Jul 2012
Ireland's Chloe Magee has missed out on a place in the last 16 of the women's singles at the London Olympics after losing to Pi Honyang of France.
 
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31 Jul 2012
Another strong performance by the Irish Olympic sailors today in Weymouth.
 
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31 Jul 2012
Dublin-born Aoife Clark added to Ireland's Eventing success at the Olympics this afternoon (Tuesday) by finishing seventh in the Individual Final.
 
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31 Jul 2012
A superb show jumping display from Ireland 's three remaining riders Aoife Clark, Joseph Murphy and Mark Kyle saw Ireland finish fifth in the team competition at the Olympic games today (Tuesday).
 
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31 Jul 2012
Marcus Swail, Team Ireland's vet at the Olympic Games in Greenwich, said this morning that he wished to clarify the position on Camilla Speirs's horse Portersize Just a Jif, who sustained a fall during the cross country phase of eventing yesterday (Monday).
 
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29 Jul 2012
Ireland's last two Three Day Eventing competitors completed their dressage tests at Greenwich Park Today (Sunday).
 
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29 Jul 2012
After a thirty minute delay sailing got underway for Ireland's Peter O'Leary and David Burrows in the Star class in Weymouth.
 
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29 Jul 2012
On his fourth visit to the World Rally Finland, Craig Breen is set for an emotional return to rallying after the death of his co-driver and best friend Gareth Roberts in June at IRC Targa Florio Rally.
 
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27 Jul 2012
Please note the new schedule for Badminton at the London Olympics
 
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27 Jul 2012
Lisa Kearney has been drawn against Shugen Wu of China when she opens her Olympic judo campaign in London Saturday morning 28th July 9.30am local time.
 
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26 Jul 2012
Ireland's five-strong Three Day Eventing team are now in the final stages of preparation for the the first equestrian competition of the 2012 Olympic Games, which begins on Saturday.
 
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26 Jul 2012
Kieran Mulvey, Chairman of the Irish Sports Council expresses congratulations to Pat Hickey on his successful election to the IOC Executive Board
 
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26 Jul 2012
A full Irish team has been announced in advance of the European Championships which take place in the Netherlands between the 9th and 12th August
 
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24 Jul 2012
Athletics Ireland notes the decision of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) to select Catriona Cuddihy for the Irish Women's 4x400m relay squad to compete at the London Olympic Games
 
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23 Jul 2012
Irish men's No 1 Scott Evans has drawn reigning world and Olympic champion Lin Dan of China for his opening group match in the men's badminton singles, at London 2012.
 
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23 Jul 2012
Irish riders and horses have enjoyed a weekend of spectacular success, including three European Championship medals, a Nations' Cup victory, several five star wins and a number of top ten Grand Prix placings.
 
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22 Jul 2012
Aileen Morrison had a disappointing showing in her final race before the Olympic Games. Morrison had fond memories of Hamburg after securing Ireland's first ever World Series medal taking bronze here in 2010.
 
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22 Jul 2012
Irelands Under-16 pony eventing team swept to victory today at the European Championships in Fontainebleau, France, increasing the lead they established after dressage on Friday.
 
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21 Jul 2012
68 top male triathletes and close to a quarter of a million spectators lined up for the infamous Hamburg leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series.
 
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21 Jul 2012
A South African badminton team of four has arrived in Lisburn to fine tune their preparations for the London Olympics.
 
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20 Jul 2012
Ireland took their first victory in the 2012 Nations Cup Series at Hickstead this afternoon (Friday) with a classy display of horsemanship that left just four faults on the team card at the end of two rounds.
 
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20 Jul 2012
Team Ireland Show Jumping Manager Robert Splaine confirmed that Shane Sweetnam and Amaretto Darco have been nominated to the Olympic Council of Ireland as First Reserve for Olympic Show Jumping this year.
 
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20 Jul 2012
Aileen Morrison and Gavin Noble will test themselves for the final time before the London Olympics, at the Hamburg leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series.
 
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20 Jul 2012
With the Olympics only days away, show your support for Team Ireland on RTE as the athletes go for gold at London 2012.
 
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19 Jul 2012
Irish riders and horses will compete at a total of eleven international venues this weekend
 
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18 Jul 2012
Conor McCullough (Crusaders AC) last night smashed the Irish U23 hammer record in Luzern with a throw of 75.09m.
 
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18 Jul 2012
A host of international athletes will participate in the Morton Pre-Games at the Morton Stadium Santry on Wednesday night next July 25th from 7.15 p.m.
 
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16 Jul 2012
If conditions were challenging yesterday, they were even more so on day two of the Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships in Dun Laoghaire.
 
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16 Jul 2012
Deaf Sports Ireland has announced the Irish team for the forthcoming 12th European Deaf Tennis Championship, which is being held in Koblenz, Germany
 
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15 Jul 2012
In between the showers at Tullamore Harriers stadium there was plenty of top class competition at Day 2 of the Woodie's DIY Juvenile Track and Field Championships.
 
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15 Jul 2012
Irish riders had three places in the top ten of this evening's (Saturday) Falsterbo Derby, with four of the top five finishers Irish Sport Horses.
 
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14 Jul 2012
Mark English (Letterkenny AC) stormed into the men's 800m final on day five of the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
 
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14 Jul 2012
The Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship got off to a tricky start for the 350 crews of 14-19 year olds from 63 nations. Dublin Bay threw up a mix of light to moderate winds, with shifts and gusts as clouds passed over, while allowing the occasional glimpse of sunshine through.
 
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14 Jul 2012
On that faithful morning as 'time' ticked by to start the opening Saturday stage, Rally Targa Florio Sicily, no one could fore-tell what would transpire 8 km's up the road. Fatally injured
 
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12 Jul 2012
Golfing star Stephanie Meadow has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for June, following her win at the Women's British Open Amateur Championship at Carnoustie Golf Club.
 
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12 Jul 2012
Joanna Mills (Ballymena & Antrim AC) placed eighth in the women's 400m semi-finals on day three of the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
 
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11 Jul 2012
Significant increases in sports participation recorded
 
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7 Jul 2012
Chloe Magee is through to the women's singles final at the Russia White Nights Pre Olympic Badminton tournament in Gatchina, Russia.
 
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7 Jul 2012
Many of Ireland's top athletes who are bound for the London Olympics are in action this weekend at the Woodie's DIY Senior Track and Field Championships in Morton Stadium Santry.
 
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7 Jul 2012
Both Chloe Magee and Scott Evans are through to the quarter-finals at the at the Russia White Nights Pre Olympic Badminton tournament in Gatchina, Russia .
 
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7 Jul 2012
Ireland's Natalya Coyle produced a fabulous all round performance in yesterday's (Friday) women's final to finish in 11th place at the European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.
 
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7 Jul 2012
Tallaght's Brendan Hyland set his seventh Irish Record in just 3 days as he set a new standard for junior Irish swimmers in the 100m Butterfly.
 
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6 Jul 2012
Brendan Hyland's fantastic form continued today as he became the first Irishman ever to swim under 2 minutes in the 200m Butterfly with another Irish Senior and Junior record in the final event.
 
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6 Jul 2012
Olympics-bound Scott Evans reached the last 16 in both men's singles and doubles at the Russia White Nights Pre Olympic Badminton tournament in Gatchina, Russia .
 
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6 Jul 2012
The Irish team of Denis Lynch, Dermott Lennon, Billy Twomey and Cian O'Connor staged a fighting comeback at the Nations' Cup in Aachen, Germany tonight (Thursday) to finish third of the world's best eight teams.
 
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6 Jul 2012
Tallaght's Brendan Hyland had a great day in the pool on the second day of competition at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Antwerp
 
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5 Jul 2012
Many of Ireland's top athletes who are bound for the London Olympics will be in action this weekend at the Woodie's DIY Senior Track and Field Championships in Morton Stadium Santry
 
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4 Jul 2012
Ireland opened their UCD 3 Nations test series this evening at the National Hockey Stadium.
 
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4 Jul 2012
Action got underway today at 2012 European Junior Swimming Championships, taking place in Antwerp, Belgium. With Ireland sending its largest team in recent times to the event, it was a busy morning in the pool for the swimmers.
 
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4 Jul 2012
Two pre-London 2012 Holding Camps for players from several badminton nations will will take place in Ireland next month.
 
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4 Jul 2012
Horse Sport Ireland has nominated the combinations to represent Ireland in eventing at the London Olympic Games to the Olympic Council of Ireland.
 
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4 Jul 2012
Chloe Magee and Scott Evans will fine-tune their preparations for the London Games at the White Knights Badminton Challenge in Gatchina, Russia starting tomorrow.
 
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4 Jul 2012
Horse Sport Ireland has nominated Billy Twomey and Denis Lynch to the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) to represent Ireland in show jumping at the Olympics in London.
 
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4 Jul 2012
A 13 strong Irish swimming team will begin competition tomorrow, Wednesday, at the European Junior Swimming Championships
 
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4 Jul 2012
The qualification period for the men's and women's 4x100m and 4x400m Relays at the Games of the XXX Olympiad, London 2012 ended on Monday 2 July
 
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2 Jul 2012
An Post Meath Heritage Cycle Tour take place on Sunday July 29 and is an Irish Sports Council Initiative
 
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1 Jul 2012
Ireland's women claimed silver at the Women's Celtic Cup as Denis Pritchard recorded his first victory since taking over as interim coach of the side.
 
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1 Jul 2012
Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) finished a courageous fourth in the women's 10,000m final on the final day of the European Track and Field Championships
 
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1 Jul 2012
Following a meeting last week of Horse Sport Ireland's breeding sub board, a number of significant changes to the rules of the Irish Sport Horse Studbook and the eligibility criteria for the ISH Showjumping League have been announced.
 
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1 Jul 2012
It was a disappointing night for the Irish athletes on Day four of the European Track and Field Championships in Helsinki, Finland. Both the men's and women's 4x400m relays were disqualified for zone infringements.
 
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1 Jul 2012
A stunning three-goal spell in 90 seconds saw Ireland move to the brink of retaining the men's Celtic Cup as they saw off Scotland 6-3 in Lisnagarvey this afternoon.
 
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1 Jul 2012
Cork-born Shane Sweetnam maintained a high profile at the four-star show in Spruce Meadows, Canada when finishing third early this morning (Saturday) in the Duncan Ross Cup jump-off competition with Spy Coast Farm's Amaretto Darco.
 
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1 Jul 2012
Ireland got their Celtic Cup campaign off to a low-key start as Scotland claimed the opening game of the competition with a rugged 2-1 win in Lisnagarvey
 
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29 Jun 2012
Final preparations are underway for the worlds 5 top Olympic Waterpolo teams who will touch down in Dublin next week for their last of their pre Olympic training
 
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29 Jun 2012
Michael Hennessy, a cyclist affiliated to Cycling Ireland, has committed an anti-doping rule violation.
 
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29 Jun 2012
Paul Hession (Athenry AC) ran a season best time of 20.75 to qualify for the semi finals of the men's 200m on day three of the European Track and Field Championships
 
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29 Jun 2012
With Olympic Qualification phase complete it is time for the Irish to travel to the White Knights 2012 Challenge event. The last few months the players have been
 
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29 Jun 2012
On a great day for Irish athletics, Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC) became the third Irish athlete to secure a place in a final on day two of the European Track and Field Championships in Helsinki, Finland.
 
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29 Jun 2012
Ireland scored an impressive 4-2 victory over the No 12 World ranked Olympic bound South African side.
 
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28 Jun 2012
Waterways triAthlone is the host of this year's Kinetica National Olympic Distance Championships with some 2000 competitors expected to line up for the Olympic, Sprint, Try a Tri and Paralympic events.
 
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28 Jun 2012
Nutrition and Health Foundation and Camogie Association launched the first Move Smart Week 2012
 
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28 Jun 2012
Jessie Barr (Ferrybank AC) blitzed her way into the European Track and Field Championship 400m Hurdles Final in Helsinki
 
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28 Jun 2012
Minister of State for the Department of Transport, Sport and Tourism Mr. Michael Ring T.D. was on hand at the RDS, Dublin today to announce the Irish Paralympic Team for the London2012 Paralympic Games which commence on 29th August.
 
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28 Jun 2012
Horse Sport Ireland has confirmed that the horses and riders to represent Ireland at the Paralympic Games in London have been ratified by Paralympics Ireland.
 
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27 Jun 2012
Gregan Fastest of the 400m Qualifiers at European Track and Field Championships (Day 1 Round-Up)
 
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27 Jun 2012
Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC) scorched to new personal best time of 45.63 to win his heat of the men's 400m on day one of the European Track and Field Championships in Helsinki
 
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27 Jun 2012
Irish hockey are delighted to announce the UCD 3 Nations which will take place next week from the 3rd - 5th July in UCD.
 
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26 Jun 2012
Ireland Men's Coach Paul Revington has today announced his Ireland squad to compete in the upcoming Celtic Cup taking place in Lisnagarvey
 
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25 Jun 2012
Athletics Ireland has named reigning world youth walk champion, Kate Veale (West Waterford AC) as part of a 15 member squad to compete at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships
 
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25 Jun 2012
Anti Doping Statement Issued on Behalf of Motorsport Ireland and the Irish Sports Council
 
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25 Jun 2012
Paul Stott Jr. of Ireland qualified first for the step-ladder finals of the 2012 Malta Open in St. Julian's, Malta en route to winning the event.
 
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25 Jun 2012
Andrzej Jezierski finished fifth in the A Final of the C1 200 class at the Canoe Sprint European Championships in Zagreb his placing continues an  improving run since he qualified for London 2012 in May.
 
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24 Jun 2012
The Under 20 and Under 23 Track and Field Championships of Ireland took place in Tullamore Harriers Stadium on Sunday the 24th of June. The swirling breeze around the stadium posed a challenge to all the athletes taking part throughout the day.
 
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24 Jun 2012
Twenty nine year old Paul Beecher from Waterford today (Sunday) became the first Irish winner of England's famous Hickstead Derby since 2003, when he went clear in a two horse jump off, riding the Spring Elegance gelding Loughnatousa W B.
 
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24 Jun 2012
Irish riders produced more excellent performances at Hickstead's Derby Meeting in England today (Saturday) with Trevor Breen headlining achievements with a win in the famous Speed Derby.
 
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23 Jun 2012
London bound triathlete Aileen Morrison lined up alongside 41 top female triathletes in the picturesque Austrian town of Kitzbuhel for her final Olympic distance race before London.
 
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23 Jun 2012
The quartet of Cian O'Connor, Jessica Kurten, Clem McMahon and Denis Lynch achieved Ireland's best result of the 2012 Superleague series with a fourth place finish in Rotterdam
 
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23 Jun 2012
Andrezj Jezierski has made it through to the Final of the Mens C1 200 at the European senior sprint championships  in Zagreb.
 
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23 Jun 2012
Gymnastics Ireland launches promotional video featuring Team Ireland 2012 gymnast Kieran Behan
 
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22 Jun 2012
At an event at its headquarters at Blanchardstown the Institute of Sport showcased the new facilities which allow for the direct delivery of world class services to high performance athletes in Dublin
 
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22 Jun 2012
Irish Hockey are proud to announce that they have been awarded the hosting of the Hockey Champions Challenge I.
 
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21 Jun 2012
With just over a month until the best triathletes in the world descend upon Hyde Park for the London Olympics, qualification is sealed and national federations have made their selections.
 
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20 Jun 2012
Horse Sport Ireland has confirmed that it will nominate Anna Merveldt and Coryolano to represent Ireland in dressage at the Olympic Games in London.
 
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20 Jun 2012
Team Ireland's show jumping manager Robert Splaine has now announced the five horse and rider combinations who will make up the Irish squad at the fourth leg of the Superleague Nations' Cup
 
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19 Jun 2012
Athletics Ireland has today named the 2011 European Cross Country Champion, Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC), as part of the 26 member Irish team that will compete at the European Track and Field Championships in Helsinki
 
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19 Jun 2012
Equestrian sport's International Governing Body the FEI have today (Tuesday) confirmed that Ireland will now have a full team of five riders in three day eventing at the Olympic Games in London.
 
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19 Jun 2012
Two pre-London 2012 preparation Camps for players from several badminton nations will take place in Ireland next month. From July 9
 
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18 Jun 2012
Galways Sven Hadley, one of two Irish riders at the show in Metz, France, won the two star Grand Prix with the bay mare Adelgonde Z, beating 13 others in the jump off for the first prize.
 
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18 Jun 2012
Olive Loughnane (Loughrea AC) finished a remarkable second place at the IAAF Permit Race Walking Meet in Milan, Italy on Sunday 17th of June.
 
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18 Jun 2012
Natalya Coyle has become the first Irish athlete to qualify for the Olympics in modern pentathlon, as confirmed by the world governing body, the Union International de Pentathlon Modern (UIPM)
 
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18 Jun 2012
Sixteen year-old Bertram Allen continued his run of recent good form when winning the Junior Grand Prix at Hagen in Germany
 
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18 Jun 2012
Ciaran Heurteau reached new heights when he finished fifth in the canoe slalom World Cup  2 final in Pau in the Pyrenees.
 
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15 Jun 2012
Ireland played Spain this afternoon closing off a three match test series in Santander missing out on clinching the series with a 5-2 loss against the world's number 5's.
 
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15 Jun 2012
The Green Loop Cycle/ An Ceangal Glas is a unique 42km waymarked trail linking Dublin's parks and canals.
 
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15 Jun 2012
Cannes in the south of France sees Irish riders in five-star action in the fifth leg of the 2012 Global Champions' Tour this weekend
 
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15 Jun 2012
Steven Colvert (Crusaders AC) ran 20.57 for the 200m to place second at the European Athletics Classic Meeting in Velenje, Slovenia.
 
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14 Jun 2012
Irish Olympic sailors were in Dublin today (14 June 2012) in advance of their final training camps for London 2012.
 
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14 Jun 2012
Boxing hero Katie Taylor has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for May, following her fourth successive world title at the 2012 AIBA women's world boxing championship in China.
 
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14 Jun 2012
Pentathlon Ireland successful hosted their first international riding camp last week with several international Olympic hopefuls praising the level of training on offer.
 
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13 Jun 2012
On Wednesday the 6th of June 5 players and 1 coach from Ireland played this year's BWF European Disability Badminton Championships In Dortmund Germany.
 
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13 Jun 2012
Chris Jones received the European Athletics Coaching Award in recognition of his contribution to athletics through excellence in coaching in 2011.
 
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13 Jun 2012
Coach Denis Pritchard has announced a squad of 17 to compete at the upcoming Celtic Cup.
 
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13 Jun 2012
Zara Phillips will ride Irish Sport Horse High Kingdom at the three day event at the London Olympic Games.
 
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12 Jun 2012
Irish badminton stars Chloe Magee and Scott Evans have had their places at the London Olympic Games confirmed.
 
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12 Jun 2012
Athletics Ireland has today announced that they will host the European Team Track and Field Championships First League.
 
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12 Jun 2012
In 2011 the Irish Sports Council conducted 1055 tests across 37 sports.
 
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12 Jun 2012
Horse Sport Ireland has confirmed the Pony Eventing squad for the 2012 European Championships in Fontainebleau, France from the 17th - 22nd July
 
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11 Jun 2012
How would you fancy wearing an official An Post Sean Kelly Cycling Jersey during this An Post Tour de Burren 2012?
 
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11 Jun 2012
North Tipperary Sports Partnership and South Tipperary Sports Partnership are delighted to announce that the Tipperary Women's Mini Marathon returns to Thurles on Sunday 30th September at 11am
 
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11 Jun 2012
It now appears certain that Ireland will have a dressage rider at the Olympic Games in London.
 
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10 Jun 2012
Weymouth was awash with worldclass Olympic sailors over the last week for Skandia Sail for Gold, the last major regatta before the games start in just under two months.
 
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10 Jun 2012
Ireland's Chris Bryan came agonisingly close to Olympic qualification today at the FINA Open Water 10K Marathon in Setubal, Portugal.
 
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10 Jun 2012
Laura Reynolds (Mohill AC) has achieved the Olympic standard in the 20K Walk at the IAAF Permit Race Walking Meeting in La Coruña, Spain tonight. Reynolds finished in a time of 1:32.37 inside the standard of 1:33.30.
 
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9 Jun 2012
Peter O'Leary and David Burrows have won Gold at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth, the host venue for the 2012 Olympics. The Providence Resources Irish Olympic Sailors performed consistently during the regatta remaining in the top 3 throughout.
 
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9 Jun 2012
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern have finished 7th overall in the 49er class up three places from 10th. The duo had a good medal race in which they finished 5th. Overall they've had a very successful regatta with a total of three race wins.
 
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9 Jun 2012
Latest Podcast from the Skandia Sail Weymouth including Annalise Murphy speaking after winning Medal Race and Bronze Medal overall at Skandia Sail
 
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9 Jun 2012
Annalise Murphy has won the bronze medal in the Laser Radial class at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth.
 
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8 Jun 2012
Ireland's Chris Bryan will compete this Sunday (10th June) in Setubal, Portugal at the FINA Olympic Marathon Swimming Qualifier with high hopes of earning Ireland's first ever spot in the 10km Open Water race at the Olympics.
 
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8 Jun 2012
Conditions today in Weymouth made sailing for Day 5 of the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta impossible. But that did not dampen the spirits of five of the Providence Resources Irish Olympic Sailors.
 
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8 Jun 2012
Irish Coach Paul Revington has named 17 of his 18 man squad for the upcoming three match series against Spain in Santander from 12/15 June.
 
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8 Jun 2012
Conditions have deteriorated in Weymouth for Day 4 of the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta but that hasn't prevented Annalise Murphy from climbing even further up the leader board following another race win
 
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8 Jun 2012
Team Ireland Equestrian’s Eventing High Performance Manager Ginny Elliot has named a shortlist of ten riders and 11 horses for Olympic selection.
 
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8 Jun 2012
Irish pony and junior riders experienced mixed fortunes in the two Nations' Cups at Wierden in the Netherlands today (Thursday).
 
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8 Jun 2012
Ireland fell to the reigning Olympic Champions, the Netherlands 5-0 today, in their last pool match in the Investec Cup being held in London.
 
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7 Jun 2012
Latest Podcast from Annalise Murphy speaking on Day 4 of the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth
 
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7 Jun 2012
Three Irish riders will compete at Canada's big five-star show at Spruce Meadows this weekend, where the 200,000 dollar Grand Prix takes place on Saturday.
 
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7 Jun 2012
Show jumping, and much more, will be on the menu for the 42nd Ballivor Show in Co. Meath, which runs for two days from Saturday of this week.
 
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6 Jun 2012
Ireland faced a tough ask playing the World Number 7 Australia in the first game of the Investec London Cup at the University of Westminster Sports Grounds in Chiswick.
 
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6 Jun 2012
Conditions were good at Day 3 of the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth. After some patchy rain in the morning, conditions brightened up considerably as the day progressed. The Providence Resources Irish Olympic Sailors continued to shine across the different race courses in the 12-16 knot south westerly breeze.
 
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6 Jun 2012
Pentathlon Ireland are hosting an international preparation camp for the London 2012 Olympic Games this week.
 
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6 Jun 2012
After a win in Race 4, Peter O'Leary & David Burrows now lead the Star class at Day Two of the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth
 
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5 Jun 2012
With just over seven weeks until the Olympic Games, London has the opportunity of a trial run as it plays host to the Investec London Cup at University of Westminster Sports Ground, Chiswick from the 5th to the 10th June.
 
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5 Jun 2012
Light conditions on Day One of the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta at Weymouth. Good start for the Providence Resources Irish Olympic Sailors.
 
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3 Jun 2012
The Irish eventing quartet of Mark Kyle, Liz Power, Mike Ryan and Camilla Speirs this afternoon (Sunday) snatched the Dubarry Boyne Trophy from the British team
 
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3 Jun 2012
Ireland's 4x400m women's relay team competed in Bydgoszcz, Poland today. The team of Claire Bergin, Joanne Cuddihy Marian Heffernan and Michelle Carey recorded a time of 3:30.61, to finish second to Poland who won in 3:29.33.
 
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3 Jun 2012
World Rally Academy Champion Craig Breen currently competing in the IRC with French Team Sainteloc Racing is now delighted to announce that he will take part in IRC Targa Florio-Rally Internazionale Di Sicilia June 14-16 driving a HRT Motorsport Peugeot 207 S2000.
 
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3 Jun 2012
After this morning's show jumping phase in the George Mernagh Memorial CIC3* at Tattersalls, Team Ireland have closed the gap on Great Britain in the team competition for the Dubarry Boyne trophy.
 
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3 Jun 2012
At the AVIVA All Ireland Schools' Track & Field championships on the 2nd June in Tullamore, Sarah Lavin (Castletroy College) won the Lar Byrne Memorial Trophy for athlete of the meet.
 
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3 Jun 2012
British Olympian William Fox-Pitt led the field in the CCI three-star class at Tattersalls Three Day Event this evening (Saturday), but Irish riders claimed five of the top ten spots.
 
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3 Jun 2012
In the FEI promotional league Nations' Cup at Lisbon in Portugal this evening (Friday), the Irish team of Peter Smyth, Marion Hughes, Andrew Bourns and Edward Doyle finished as joint runners up with Spain on 24 faults, with victory going to Belgium.
 
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1 Jun 2012
The Irish quartet of Shane Sweetnam, Jessica Kurten, Cian O'Connor and Billy Twomey finished sixth of eight teams at the FEI Nations' Cup in St. Gallen, Switzerland this afternoon (Friday).
 
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1 Jun 2012
The Irish three day eventing team trail their Team GB counterparts after today's (Friday) dressage phase in the Dubarry Boyne Trophy at Tattersalls in Co. Meath.
 
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1 Jun 2012
Athletics Ireland has pre selected five athletes for the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships to be held in Barcelona from the 10-15th of July.
 
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1 Jun 2012
Team Ireland's show jumping manager Robert Splaine has now announced the four horse and rider combinations who will make up the Irish team at the third leg of the Superleague Nations' Cup series
 
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31 May 2012
Mark Kenneally (Clonliffe Harriers), who has already been selected for the Olympic marathon, set a new Personal Best for 10,000m in Holland tonight.
 
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31 May 2012
Horse Sport Ireland's Eventing High Performance Manager Ginny Elliot has named the four combinations who will represent Ireland in the Boyne Trophy this weekend
 
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31 May 2012
After battling it out at local and regional level, the best of Irish schools' athletics talent are ready to compete at the AVIVA All Ireland Schools Track & Field Final
 
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30 May 2012
Irelands second biggest equestrian event, Tattersalls International Horse Trials in association with Horse Sport Ireland, takes place this weekend in County Meath with the focus firmly on selection for the Olympic Games.
 
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30 May 2012
The An Post Tour de Burren is this year taking place on the 23rd June in Ballyvaughan, County Clare. The event, now in its 7th Year, has grown from strength to strength over its life.
 
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30 May 2012
Meeting House Square in Temple Bar will undergo a tennis transformation on the afternoon of Tuesday 29th May 2012 (1pm - 2.30pm) as Wimbledon 2011 contestant Conor Niland hosts the launch of the first ever BNP Paribas National Tennis Day.
 
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29 May 2012
London 2012 bound Sycerika McMahon paid tribute to the volunteers who played a vital role in her sporting career, when she helped launch the 2012 Volunteers in Irish Sport Awards today.
 
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29 May 2012
Today Tuesday 29 May, the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) with the assistance of TV personality Kathryn Thomas launched SAIL SPREE a new initiative to encourage people to get on the water over the weekend of 23/24 June 2012.
 
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28 May 2012
The newest sailors to join the Providence Resources Irish Olympic Sailors line up, Ger Owens and Scott Flanigan have won the Delta Lloyd Regatta in Medemblik, Holland in the 470 class.
 
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28 May 2012
Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) has achieved her third Olympic standard when she finished sixth in the 5000m in a time of 15:15.69 in Rabat, Morocco last night.
 
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27 May 2012
If you are a keen runner now is the time to help design your dream run. We are doing a short survey on running events, in particular to gauge your interest in a new 10k run planned for 2012.
 
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27 May 2012
Ireland had a fifth and a seventh place in A Finals at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg this morning.
 
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27 May 2012
Ireland's Natalya Coyle finished 21st in the 2012 World Cup Final in China yesterday, and now seems mathematically safe for an Olympic slot.
 
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27 May 2012
Ireland's number 1 ranked male triathlete Gavin Noble was racing at the top table of international triathlon at the Madrid ITU World Triathlon Series this afternoon.
 
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27 May 2012
President Michael D. Higgins honoured the participants and officials of HSE Community Games with his attendance at the National Finals in the Athlone Institute of Technology
 
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27 May 2012
Irish swimming's newest starlet Sycerika McMahon has won her first European Senior medal on the final day of competition at the European Championships in Debrecen
 
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27 May 2012
The 21-year-old athlete headed into today's competition occupying a qualification position for the Olympic Games but given the unpredictable nature of the sport, Coyle was not taking anything for granted
 
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26 May 2012
Triathlete Aileen Morrison achieved the best ever result by an Irish triathlete and proved she is a serious contender when it comes to the London Olympics after her 2nd place finish at the Madrid ITU Triathlon World Series on Saturday afternoon.
 
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26 May 2012
Mark English (Letterkenny) has put in a truly top class performance running 1.45.77 to win the 800m at the IFAM meet tonight in Belgium, a new Irish Junior Record.
 
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26 May 2012
Cork-born Shane Sweetnam won today's (Saturday) Puissance competition at the five-star show in Rome, Italy, but narrowly missed claiming a 50,000 euro bonus for clearing the wall at a special prize height of 2m30.
 
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26 May 2012
Sycerika McMahon has today secured her second final's spot at the European Swimming Championships in Debrecen,
 
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25 May 2012
Despite a superb double clear round from Cork's Billy Twomey as anchorman, the Irish team at the Nations' Cup in Rome today (Friday) suffered a series of mishaps that ultimately left them in ninth place overall.
 
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25 May 2012
With the success for Irish swimming over the last four days at the European Championships in Hungry, which included two Olympic Qualifications, three finalists and six semi-finalists, today is the first day that no Irish swimmers will be in action in the finals' session.
 
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25 May 2012
For the third year running, Natalya Coyle has qualified for the women's competition while Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe and Eanna Bailey will make their debuts in the Men's competition
 
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24 May 2012
The Irish swimming squad were celebrating further today as the women's 4x200m Women's Freestyle relay team qualified Ireland for a first ever relay team in a European Final
 
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24 May 2012
The Irish Olympic Handball Association is delighted to announce the squad of players who will represent Ireland in the upcoming European Championship Qualification
 
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24 May 2012
Sycerika McMahon, who made Olympic qualification at the European Championships in Debrecen, Hungary, was yesterday swimming in the final of the women's 100m Breaststroke final
 
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23 May 2012
The impact of the national network of Local Sports Partnerships in 2011 in creating a local infrastructure for sport was detailed in a new report launched today
 
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23 May 2012
The First weekend of the HSE Community Games National Finals 2012 will take place this coming weekend on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May in Athlone Institute of Technology, Athlone, Co Westmeath.
 
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23 May 2012
The Irish Sports Council and the Irish Amateur Boxing Association jointly announce that the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel has determined that Martin Sweeney has admitted or, alternatively, has been deemed to admit a violation of the Irish Anti-Doping Rules.
 
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22 May 2012
Melanie Nocher joined Sycerika McMahon this afternoon on the flight to the London Olympic Games as she dipped under the FINA A time in the 200m Backstroke final in Hungary
 
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22 May 2012
Following the success of the 2011 festival the National Sprocket Rocket Family event returns to Punchestown on the 16th of June 2012, with a guarantee of fun.
 
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22 May 2012
Seventeen year old swimming sensation Sycerika McMahon has today become the 3rd Irish swimmer to qualify for the London Olympic Games.
 
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22 May 2012
Ireland's Melanie Nocher broke the Irish Senior 200m Backstroke record as she booked a place in the Final of her main event at the European Swimming Championships in Debrecen
 
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21 May 2012
Investment essential to sustain Paralympic success for Ireland at London 2012
 
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20 May 2012
Today was the final day of racing for Annalise Murphy at the Laser Radial World Championships in Germany.
 
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19 May 2012
Andrej Jezierski, qualified for London in the C1 200m at the canoe sprint Olympic Qualifier this afternoon in Poznan, Poland.
 
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19 May 2012
Canoeist Eoin Rheinisch has qualified for the Olympics Games for the third time.
 
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19 May 2012
Today was the final day of racing for Ger Owens and Scott Flanigan at the 470 World Championships in Barcelona.
 
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19 May 2012
Podcasts reaction from Katie and Pete Taylor following victory at the final of the Lightweight 60kg at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships
 
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18 May 2012
Annalise Murphy placed 9th and 21st in the Gold Fleet today at the Laser Radial World Championships in Germany.
 
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18 May 2012
Ireland's Chris Bryan this morning finished 3rd in the first leg of the European 10K Open Water Cup, in Eilat, Israel in a time of 1:54:14.45, his first top three finish this season.
 
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18 May 2012
Irish Hockey has today announced that National Men's Coach Paul Revington has decided to step down after three and a half years.
 
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18 May 2012
Podcasts from Katie and Pete Taylor following the semi final victory over Mavzuna Chorieva of Tajikistan
 
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18 May 2012
Annalise Murphy had another extremely successful day at the Laser Radial World Championships in Germany.
 
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18 May 2012
Denis Pritchard, the National Women's Interim Hockey Coach, has today announced a squad of 18 who will compete in the Investec London Cup
 
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17 May 2012
The An Post Tour of Sligo, an Irish Sports Council initiative which took place over the Bank Holiday weekend
 
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17 May 2012
In Germany at the Laser Radial World Championships, Annalise Murphy had a triumphant second day on the water.
 
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16 May 2012
e PGA in Ireland is delighted to announce Niamh Kitching as the new Golf Coach Education Manager for Ireland.
 
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16 May 2012
Check out our latest podcasts from the AIBA Women's World Championship, Qinhuangdao, China
 
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16 May 2012
Irish sailors Ger Owens and Scott Flanigan have qualified for London 2012.
 
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11 May 2012
Taoiseach & Tánaiste launch The Gathering Ireland 2013 & ask every community in Ireland to play a part
 
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10 May 2012
The 9th of May is Europe Day and this year it's all about the European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity Between the Generations.
 
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10 May 2012
Peter O'Leary from Cork and David Burrows from Dublin finished 18th today in the fifth race of the event just one place behind event leaders GBR Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson.
 
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10 May 2012
In late April, the Irish Sports Council held the first stage of its 2012 NGB Development Programme by hosting two Corporate Governance seminars.
 
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10 May 2012
Swim Ireland have announced their team for the 2012 European Senior Swimming Championships taking place in Debrecen, Hungary from 21-28 May.
 
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9 May 2012
Irish Olympic campaigners Peter O’Leary and David Burrows maintained a strong position in the Star fleet at the World Championships in Hyeres.
 
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7 May 2012
After four days of racing at the Laser World Championships in Germany, James Espey achieved Olympic qualification
 
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2 May 2012
The Irish Medicines Board (IMB) and the Irish Sports Council (ISC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
 
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2 May 2012
Late Entries accepted up to Thurs 3rd May...Don't miss out.
 
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30 Apr 2012
The HSE Community Games Media Awards were held in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, Co Westmeath on Saturday 28th April 2012.
 
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30 Apr 2012
ISC Chairman Kieran Mulvey Addresses the AAI Congress 2012
 
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27 Apr 2012
The Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring TD officially launched the 2012 National Finals in Dublin
 
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25 Apr 2012
Official closing date for the An Post Tour Of Sligo 2012 is this Wednesday 25th April. Over 1,000 cyclists have registered to date, so don't miss out.
 
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25 Apr 2012
Ireland, one of the world's smallest curling nations proved that it's quality not quantity when downing the might of Canada in the final of the World Senior Curling Championships in Denmark at the weekend 6-5 after an extra end.
 
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25 Apr 2012
This week sees the start of the AVIVA Schools' Track & Field Championships with 42 fixtures set to take place over the next two months.
 
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25 Apr 2012
Swim Ireland will this week host the Celtic Tri Nation's Swimming Championships as Ireland, Scotland and Wales all compete vying for the Championship title at the National Aquatic Centre
 
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25 Apr 2012
After a 5 month break the Irish Senior Cup returns this weekend. By Saturday evening four teams in both codes will be through to the semi-finals and will be one step closer to winning the coveted Irish Senior cup.