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#History makers

# history-makers - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Ireland’s rise in 7s continues as Eddy's men make history with Grand Prix title in Poland

Anthony Eddy’s side set a new series points tally, securing 23 wins from 24 matches across the four legs.

# history-makers - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

It's official! Ireland rise to 8th in world rankings after heroic World Cup run

Graham Shaw’s Green Army have powered from 16th to their highest-ever ranking.

# history-makers - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Ireland's hockey heroes to be welcomed home with civic reception in Dublin

Lord Mayor and Dublin City Council organise public event for Bank Holiday Monday.

# history-makers - Sunday 17 June, 2018

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

It finished 30-29 in Houston.

# history-makers - Sunday 10 June, 2018

England embarrassed as Scotland claim greatest victory in their history with shock ODI win

The Scots held their nerve in a lone one-day international at Edinburgh on Sunday.

# history-makers - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Incredible scenes as Carlow record first Leinster SFC victory over Kildare since 1953

Turlough O’Brien’s side did not kick one wide throughout the contest.

# history-makers - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'Changing the mindset in the younger groups is a huge legacy from these last few years'

We spoke to Glenstal head coach Sean Skehan about his side’s Munster Schools Senior Cup success.

# history-makers - Monday 19 March, 2018

Armagh's St Ronan's claim first MacRory Cup title and now face Kerry's PS Chorca Dhuibhne on All-Ireland stage

The Lurgan school ran out two-point victors in today’s decider at the Athletic Grounds.

# history-makers - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Carlow footballers make history by clinching promotion for the first time in over 30 years History Makers This post contains videos

Carlow footballers make history by clinching promotion for the first time in over 30 years

Carlow will be playing in Division 3 next year.

# history-makers - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Late points secure a Fitzgibbon semi-final spot for DCU and stop Mary I's three-in-a-row bid

A semi-final place has been booked for next week.

# history-makers - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Cork minor Downey hits 0-4 as Christians reach Harty Cup semi-finals with win over St Colman's

CBC Cork will now take on Árdscoil Rís in the last four.

# history-makers - Sunday 26 November, 2017

St Loman's progress to first Leinster senior final where boss Dempsey prepares to face former side

The Westmeath champions scored a narrow victory over Simonstown.

# history-makers - Friday 17 November, 2017

'A massive step' - Shannon RFC to field first-ever U20 women's team in Ireland

They’ll make their bow next Wednesday week.

# history-makers - Monday 9 October, 2017

Iceland qualify for World Cup for first time

It was only two years ago that the side qualified for a major finals for the first time.

# history-makers - Thursday 28 September, 2017

World champions hit form at the right time as Cubs clinch division

The Chicago Cubs continued their fine form to seal a spot in the MLB playoffs once again.

# history-makers - Sunday 2 July, 2017

The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon

1890 was the most successful year in Irish tennis when it comes to Wimbledon.

# history-makers - Friday 23 June, 2017

Memories of '71 live on as Lions and All Blacks face into a thrilling series

Warren Gatland has picked an exciting team for the first Test in Auckland.

# history-makers - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'They'll never be forgotten, the 1971 boys will remain unique in the Lions story'

A new book explores the achievement in defeated New Zealand 46 years ago.

# history-makers - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

'This is what we've been pushing for' - Staunton ready to showcase her talents at Croke Park

Mayo star Cora Staunton hasn’t played at GAA HQ since 2008.

# history-makers - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'Sitting on the bus, I watched it and nearly broke down in tears'

Cuala became the first Dublin club yesterday to win the All-Ireland senior hurling title.

# history-makers - Thursday 16 March, 2017

The journey of two Kerry hurlers to take centre stage in All-Ireland club final

Cuala’s Darragh O’Connell and Ballyea’s Pat Joe Connolly will fly the flag for the Kingdom at Croke Park on St. Patrick’s Day.

# history-makers - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

DJ Carey's IT Carlow bag four goals as they stun UL to reach first Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final

The Kilkenny legend saw his side triumph away from home today.

# history-makers - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Unbeaten Celtic smash 50-year-old 'Lisbon Lions' record

And they did it in style, beating Hearts 4-0 at Parkhead.

# history-makers - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Real Madrid set Spanish record 40-game unbeaten run after late drama

Holding a 3-0 first leg lead, a Cristiano Ronaldo-less side looked set for defeat.

# history-makers - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?

The maul and lineout were vital facets of the game in Soldier Field.

# history-makers - Sunday 6 November, 2016

'It's kind of daunting' - Schmidt's Ireland set a new world-class marker

The Ireland head coach is already thinking about the meeting with the All Blacks in Dublin.

# history-makers - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Indians on cusp of World Series glory after blitzing Cubs

Victory in game five on Sunday would see the Cleveland Indians crowned MLB champions.

# history-makers - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Slaughtneil have become the first Derry club to win Ulster senior hurling title

Loughgiel Shamrocks were defeated by the Derry champions today.

# history-makers - Thursday 11 August, 2016

A first Olympic medal for Fiji and it's gold after they hammer Britain in rugby sevens final

A 43-7 win for Fiji tonight in Rio de Janeiro.

# history-makers - Friday 5 August, 2016

Legia Warsaw stand in the way of Dundalk reaching the Champions League group stages

Stephen Kenny’s side are on the cusp of making Irish football history.

# history-makers - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

'Hopefully the wider public gets involved' - Dundalk boss wants Champions League play-off at Aviva Stadium

The Louth club are set to learn who their opponents will be in this Friday’s draw.

# history-makers - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'This is for everyone that plays in the league. We're not just a laughing stock, we can compete'

A famous night for Dundalk, a famous night for Irish football.

# history-makers - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Tipperary into first-ever All-Ireland senior football quarter-final after heroic comeback

The Premier County have secured a trip to Croke Park to face Galway after late drama against Derry this evening.

# history-makers - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Dublin blitz Westmeath and make history by claiming Leinster 6-in-a-row

It was a landmark victory for the Sky Blues at Croke Park.

# history-makers - Friday 1 July, 2016

Robson-Kanu the hero as Wales stun Belgium to reach Euro 2016 semi-finals

Belgian coach Marc Wilmots will face difficult questions about his failure to achieve more.

# history-makers - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Analysis: Intelligent Ireland U20s dominant on way to World Championship final

Murray Kinsella examines the brilliant win against Argentina in the semi-final.

# history-makers - Saturday 11 June, 2016

History makers, Schmidt's greatest win, and more Ireland talking points

Andy Farrell’s impact on Ireland has been impressive and immediate.

Carolan and his U20s mark out their rich potential in landmark win

The likes of James Ryan and Andrew Porter look built for professional rugby.

Hail the heroes! U20s become first-ever Irish men's team to beat New Zealand

Nigel Carolan’s men dealt with everything that was throw at them and gave it back to the Baby Blacks.

# history-makers - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Lam's brilliant Connacht earn first-ever trophy with stunning win over Leinster

The western province were sensational in the Pro12 final at Murrayfield.

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