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# katie-taylor - Thursday 26 March, 2015

These 20 Irish athletes will get the highest level of Sports Council funding

€1.57 million will be shared among 75 athletes this year.

‘A legend of Irish sport’: Katie Taylor has joined in the tributes to King Henry Shefflin

Taylor privileged to watch one of hurling’s all-time greats over the last 16 years.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 5 March, 2015

‘We need to spread the achievements’ – Sports Council want others to match boxers’ success

Kieran Mulvey was speaking with 100 days to go to the inaugural European Games.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Here’s who Katie Taylor thinks will win the Mayweather-Pacquiao superfight

The Olympic champion says she can’t wait for the bout.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Katie would ‘love to meet’ Conor McGregor but she won’t be the next Olympic medallist in the UFC

Don’t expect to see the five-time World Champion boxer challenging Ronda Rousey in the Octagon.

Katie: I never thought my RTÉ criticism would cause such a story

Taylor and the national broadcaster in documentary talks after settling their differences.

# katie-taylor - Monday 19 January, 2015

Despite criticising RTÉ, Katie Taylor is to work on new documentary with the state broadcaster

It will chart her preparation in the build-up to the Rio Olympics in 2016, assuming she qualifies.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Katie Taylor will have a challenger for her Irish senior boxing title this year

Geesala’s Louise Donohoe will face the champ on finals night.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 4 January, 2015

My sporting wish for 2015: Better coverage of women’s sport

Steve O’Rourke outlines his wish for 2015.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

28 brilliant images that sum up the sporting year

Featuring a stricken Neymar, a dejected Steven Gerrard and an ecstatic Katie Taylor.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Katie Taylor’s gold and odds-defying cricketers – Wicklow’s 2014 sporting highlights

Also, Leo Cullen retired and Paul McShane played in an FA Cup final at Wembley.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

RTÉ defend boxing coverage after Katie Taylor brands the broadcaster ‘disrespectful’

Olympian Paddy Barnes has also been critical of RTÉ in recent months.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 21 December, 2014

‘She has the best left hook in the world’ – Why Katie Taylor is a living legend Legend This post contains videos

‘She has the best left hook in the world’ – Why Katie Taylor is a living legend

Michael Carruth, Kenny Egan and Jimmy McGee put the boxer’s achievements in context.

Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year prize tonight? Contenders This post contains a poll

Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year prize tonight?

Katie Tayor, Jonathan Sexton and Rory McIlroy are all up for the big prize.

# katie-taylor - Friday 19 December, 2014

Katie Taylor has been crowned Sportswoman of the Year

The boxer enjoyed yet another record-breaking year.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Au revoir, Thierry and all today’s sport

Plus you can find out what you Googled this year, Ireland’s greatest sporting achievement in 2014 and much more.

Katie Taylor’s Jeju triumph ranked as greatest Irish sporting achievement of 2014

The Bray boxer’s popularity continues to soar as she’s also voted Ireland’s most admired sports star.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Who was Ireland’s greatest sportswoman in 2014?

Irish Times / Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year will be named later this month.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Here are the nominees for the RTÉ Sports Person & Manager of the Year awards

The success of female athletes over the last twelve months has been rewarded with nominations in both categories.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Meet the Irish European medalist who is following in the footsteps of Katie Taylor

Grace says Taylor was an idol for her when she was getting into boxing.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From wonder-catches to gravity-defying jumps, it’s the week’s best sports photography

From Odell’s magic to the high-intensity of the Superclasico, there were some terrific images this week.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Katie Taylor floors Paddy Barnes with a Commonwealth Games zinger

(We’re not doubting Mrs Taylor’s boxing credentials by the way.)

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday Newsfix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s been talking about the new Commissioner, medical card changes, the Ferguson verdict, and a lucky escape from a house fire for three families.

Women’s sport still doesn’t get the support it deserves. Here’s how we can change that Opinion This post contains videos

Women’s sport still doesn’t get the support it deserves. Here’s how we can change that

Sports PR executive Colm Woods has practical solutions to change the perception of women’s sport in Ireland.

We’ll Leave It There So: John Delaney apologises, Katie Taylor’s homecoming and all today’s sport

Also, Ulster’s Chris Henry undergoes heart surgery.

Power ranking Katie Taylor’s 8 most memorable victories

On the back of the Bray native’s World Championships win yesterday, we recall her greatest triumphs.

# katie-taylor - Monday 24 November, 2014

‘It’s not hard to find motivation’ – Katie Taylor is already thinking about her next piece of history

Ireland’s champion says it’s “an absolute privilege” to equal Mary Kom’s five-in-a-row.

Forget to set the alarm? Watch Katie’s world title win in full here Five For Fighting This post contains videos

Forget to set the alarm? Watch Katie’s world title win in full here

President Michael D Higgins salutes “the outstanding Irish sportswoman of her generation” after her latest win.

Paul McGrath, Dara O’Briain and Enda Kenny lead the Twitter tributes to Katie Taylor

There’s praise pouring in from all quarters for the Bray native today.

Glory for Katie – the pics from South Korea as Taylor is crowned world champion

Taylor defeated Yana Allekseevna of Azerbaijan.

Katie Taylor wins a remarkable fifth world boxing title

Another golden day as Taylor beats Azerbaijan’s Yana Allekseevna.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Katie Taylor is through to another world championship final TKO

Katie Taylor is through to another world championship final

Yana Allekseenva will attempt to stop the Bray star’s five-in-a-row bid.

Documentary on the Irish woman who changed the face of boxing airs tonight

Girl On The Undercard tells the remarkable story of Deirdre Gogarty.

# katie-taylor - Friday 21 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Katie makes the world semis, Paulie’s staying put and all today’s sport

Also, Irish football will receive a €1.2 million funding boost.

Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch

The Bray native will now face Jinhua Yin of China on Sunday for a spot in the final.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Taylor sets up re-match with Ochigava in World Championships quarter-final

The Olympic champion claimed a victory over Mira Potkonen in South Korea this morning.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Jared’s in pain, Henry delays his decision and the rest of the day’s sport

Also, Katie Taylor won her first fight at the world championship.

Katie Taylor opens defence of World title with convincing win in South Korea

The Bray woman overpowered and outclassed Valerian Spicer in Jeju.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Graeme Souness’ decision to take Katie Taylor off the ‘good wall’ has not gone down well

The Liverpool and Scotland legend was appearing on Second Captains.

# katie-taylor - Monday 6 October, 2014

Paulie gets chased around the boxing ring by Katie, then gives her some rugby tips

Two of Ireland’s biggest sporting stars hung out for the day to learn some stuff from each other.

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