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Dublin: 17 °C Thursday 16 August, 2018

#Flying the flag

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Good news for Irish duo in Oz as Nash and O'Connor elevated for same AFL game

Meath’s Conor Nash is set for his AFL debut while Kerry’s Mark O’Connor has also been promoted as Hawthorn and Geelong face off.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs Smoke On The Water This post contains videos

Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs

Shane Ryan is also in action in the 50m backstroke final.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Good day for Team Ireland in Glasgow as O'Donovans power into European semis

There was success for Gary and Paul, while Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll also qualified for semi-finals.

'If you told us before that we'd get to a quarter-final, we'd have bit your hand off' World Cup Fever This post contains videos

'If you told us before that we'd get to a quarter-final, we'd have bit your hand off'

Ireland look to go one further this evening as their Hockey World Cup dream continues.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Ireland's Hockey World Cup quarter-final against India will be shown live on RTÉ

Graham Shaw’s side will hope to add to their incredible journey on Thursday evening.

Key Ireland midfielder O'Sullivan helps US side past Lyon to historic silverware

North Carolina Courage lifted the inaugural Women’s International Champions Cup crown.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 7 July, 2018

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Sophie O'Sullivan finishes strongly to win 800m heat on Ireland debut Runs In The Family This post contains videos

Sophie O'Sullivan finishes strongly to win 800m heat on Ireland debut

The 16-year-old was in action at the European U18 Athletics Championships in Gyor.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 29 June, 2018

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut

A great achievement for the St Kilda 21-year-old.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Irish contingent to the fore as USA make history and stun Scotland

It finished 30-29 in Houston.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 11 June, 2018

Irish boxers Walsh and Harrington win bronze at European Championships

The pair have both medalled in Sofia after semi-final defeats.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Ireland captain McCabe rifles home super goal as Arsenal beat Liverpool Irish Eye This post contains videos

Ireland captain McCabe rifles home super goal as Arsenal beat Liverpool

The Gunners winger was on target in their 3-0 FA Women’s Super League win tonight.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 23 April, 2018

Irish shine at Para Swimming World Series as Ellen Keane bags trio of medals

Nicole Turner also earned a silver medal in Indianapolis.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance

The Laois man will become the fourth Irish player to hit the 150 mark.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there' Representing This post contains videos

'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there'

Armagh’s Caroline O’Hanlon and Tyrone’s Neamh Woods are teammates on the NI netball side at the Commonwealth Games.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Amy Broadhurst went all the way in the lightweight division in Romania, while team-mate Aoife O’Rourke was forced to withdraw from her final.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 30 March, 2018

Bright start for Irish contingent as last chance Masters bid underway in Houston

Three of the four sit inside the top ten.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Career-best PGA Tour finishes for Ireland's Paul Dunne and Seamus Power

American Brice Garnett won the Corales Championship by four strokes.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 19 February, 2018

Ireland to send team of four to next month's World Indoor Championships

The in-form Phil Healy and Olympian Ciara Mageean are both on the all-women Team Ireland.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden Flying The Flag This post contains videos

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden

The Slieverue native was greeted by his mother at the finish line after a career-best this afternoon.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under Flying The Flag This post contains videos

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under

Laura Corrigan Duryea’s Melbourne FC snatched the win at the death.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 1 February, 2018

It's Mayo v Cavan Down Under as Cora Staunton set for first AFLW start

Staunton and Laura Corrigan Duryea are flying the flag as GWS and Melbourne clash in round one.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Pro boxing no longer a man's world as Taylor and Hearn lead movement with different motives

Katie Taylor is changing the game again, and the Irish people will have a major role to play in her efforts.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 January, 2018

Big Sam hails fit-again James McCarthy as Everton's 'shining light' in United loss

The Ireland midfielder came off the bench against Manchester United earlier.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'

Sorcha Tiernan on an historic summer of basketball for the Ireland U18s, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the court.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 15 December, 2017

Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans

It’s been some year for the 17-year-old Sligo swimmer.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 13 November, 2017

Strong Irish contingent help Glasgow City to their 11th Scottish league title in-a-row

Katie McCabe, Noelle Murray, Keeva Keenan and Savannah McCarthy were all involved.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'

History-making trainer Joseph O’Brien, who edged his dad Aidan to land the Melbourne Cup, is just coming to terms with his win.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Ireland get World Cup off to the perfect start with massive win over Italy

Liam Finn was in fine form as his side won 36-12.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Brilliant Paul Dunne beats Rory McIlroy to the British Masters Flying The Flag This post contains videos

Brilliant Paul Dunne beats Rory McIlroy to the British Masters

The Wicklow golfer shot a final round 61 to win his first European Tour event.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg

The SSE Airtricity League U19 champions saw off Molde tonight.

More history to be made by Joy Neville as she'll take charge of men's international

The former Ireland back row will become one of the first female referees to oversee a men’s international next month.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Natalya Coyle in silver medal position going into World Championship final day

The Irish Olympian finished second overall in the fencing event.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships

The pair – who have made history this year already – defeated Japanese opposition to progress in Glasgow.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 'Dublin has a special place in my heart': Stormzy wore the tricolour and gave it socks on stage at Longitude Scenes

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships

Barr clocked a time of 49.73 in the 400m hurdles final in Vaasa.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 23 June, 2017

Thomas Barr among Irish to book final spots at European Team Championships

The Olympic finalist and six others from Team Ireland will line out in finals tomorrow.

Shelbourne drawn with Linfield in the Women's Champions League

The WNL champions will also face opposition from Poland and Finland in the qualifying group stage.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 21 January, 2017

What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC

Cavan-born Laura Corrigan Duryea is flying the tricolour in the Women’s AFL.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 24 November, 2016

McDowell and Lowry just three shots adrift at the World Cup of Golf

The Irish pair lie in a tie for seventh after the opening round.

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