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#Michael McKillop

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Gold! McKillop bags London double as he storms to remarkable ninth World title

The Antrim man stormed to victory in the T37 1500m final at the World Para Athletics Championships this evening.

# michael-mckillop - Monday 17 July, 2017

Watch: Untouchable Smyth and McKillop deliver double gold for Ireland in 10 minutes Gold Rush This post contains videos

Watch: Untouchable Smyth and McKillop deliver double gold for Ireland in 10 minutes

It was another memorable night at London’s Olympic Stadium.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Michael McKillop wins 800m heat at World Para Athletics Championships in bizarre circumstances Unusual Race This post contains videos

Michael McKillop wins 800m heat at World Para Athletics Championships in bizarre circumstances

The race leader dropped out after the first lap after opening a significant lead.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 24 September, 2016

'I don't want to be just known as the athlete who runs around every four years and wins gold medals'

Michael McKillop may have returned from Rio with another gold medal but it has been a difficult couple of months for the athlete.

# michael-mckillop - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Nobody knows but I've had a foot injury for the last 3 months. I couldn't get out of bed in the morning'

An emotional Michael McKillop reflects on his fourth Paralympic gold and what it means at the end of a difficult year.

# michael-mckillop - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From rock bottom to top of the world in five weeks, emotional McKillop seizes his moment

Michael McKillop used the difficult days as motivation to drive him on to Paralympic glory in Rio earlier.

Gold star Michael McKillop blows field away to defend Paralympic title in sensational fashion

The Antrim athlete remains untouchable as he stormed to 1500m glory.

The golden boys: McKillop using Smyth room-mate rivalry to spur him on for Rio defence

The Antrim athlete looks to defend his 1500m title this afternoon.

Paralympic Breakfast: All eyes on Ireland's Michael McKillop as he aims for 4th gold medal Preview This post contains videos

Paralympic Breakfast: All eyes on Ireland's Michael McKillop as he aims for 4th gold medal

Meanwhile, Ellen Keane is among the other athletes due to represent Team Ireland today.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

'I have to come back from Rio with a gold medal or else everyone will say it's been a failure for me'

Michael McKillop has come through the other side of four difficult years and now he’s ready to defend his Paralympic title this summer.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

'I've found myself in dark places at times, trying to live up to people's expectations'

Michael McKillop is the subject of Paralympic Ireland’s ‘More Than Sport’ video series.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Who do you want to win RTÉ Sports Person of the Year? They're All Winners... This post contains a poll

Who do you want to win RTÉ Sports Person of the Year?

Should McIlroy retain his crown….have your say?

# michael-mckillop - Friday 30 October, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: World Championship gold for Ireland, Sexton's back & all today's sport

Elsewhere, there’s some great news for the Kilkenny hurlers while Louis van Gaal hits back at Paul Scholes.

Ireland’s Michael McKillop wins his 7th Paralympic World Championships gold

The Antrim man just keeps winning.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Ireland's McKillop secures double gold at European Championships

The Irish team have now won a total of four gold and one silver at this year’s event.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

We'll leave it there so: More track success for Ireland, MDMA and all today's sport

Your latest edition features a generous helping of GAA news, a suggestion of Sexton and a dash of Duff.

Michael McKillop burns off competition to take 800m gold at IPC European Champs

The Antrim man put his foot injury trouble behind him to put in a powerful second lap in Swansea.

# michael-mckillop - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Paralympic changes are bad news for Smyth and McKillop

The double champions in London will be unable to defend their 200 and 800 metre titles respectively.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Orla Barry secures silver medal at world championships

Ireland now have five medals in total at the event, following the athlete’s triumph in the F57/58 Discus.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Michael McKillop secures double with 1500m gold at World Championships

The double Paralympic Champion cruised to victory by setting a new championship record.

# michael-mckillop - Monday 22 July, 2013

Here's how Michael McKillop and Jason Smyth won World Championship gold yesterday Gold Rush This post contains videos

Here's how Michael McKillop and Jason Smyth won World Championship gold yesterday

The Irish pair were in blistering form in Lyon.

# michael-mckillop - Sunday 21 July, 2013

McKillop smashes his own record to claim 800m gold

Antrim’s Paralympic hero dominated the field and beat his own personal best time in Lyon this afternoon.

# michael-mckillop - Sunday 10 March, 2013

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 29 December, 2012

After the gold rush: McKillop won’t be defined by London HD glory

With one eye on his three Paralympic medals and six-year unbeaten record, Michael McKillop is plotting his return to able-bodied competition in the new year.

# michael-mckillop - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 18 people you (probably) hadn’t heard of this time last year Review 2012 This post contains images

18 people you (probably) hadn’t heard of this time last year

In fact, you might not still know some of them – or at least not know their names.

# michael-mckillop - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Katie's golden moment voted highlight of 2012

75% of respondents in Pembroke Communications’ Sports Sentiment Index (SSI) picked Katie Taylor’s Olympic gold as the most iconic moment of 2012.

# michael-mckillop - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Just rewards: Rob Heffernan named Athlete of the Year

The athlete has been recognised for his standout performance at the Olympics.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Adjusted for population, Ireland came fourth in the Paralympics

We’ve crunched through the Paralympics medal table to reveal just how well Ireland really did…

# michael-mckillop - Monday 10 September, 2012

Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes

Team Ireland’s 49 athletes are expected to meet the public in Dublin Airport shortly after 8pm this evening.

# michael-mckillop - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

President congratulates magnificent McKillop on double gold

“It is heartening to see an athlete so clearly enjoying himself,” President Michael D Higgins said on Tuesday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games?

Ireland are enjoying great success – but many Irish viewers don’t have the TV channels they might need.

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Grab a coffee – here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Mum's the word: McKillop's Mammy presents medal in 'surprise' ceremony

A games sponsor ensured that Michael McKillop’s second medal presentation became a first for the Paralympic Games.

# michael-mckillop - Monday 3 September, 2012

Paralympic Village, Day Five: Double delight for McKillop

The Irish sprinter won his second gold medal, while Eilish Byrne came fourth in the Equestrian Individual Freestyle Test.

Paralympics 2012: Golden boy McKillop triumphs in 1500m

The Antrim man won Ireland’s eighth medal of the competition in London today.

Paralympic Breakfast: Take two for Michael McKillop

The Irish gold medalist tonight bids to emulate the success he enjoyed at the weekend.

# michael-mckillop - Sunday 2 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach congratulates Paralympic athletes on winning gold Paralympics

Taoiseach congratulates Paralympic athletes on winning gold

Enda Kenny said the athletes had “done their country, family and Team Ireland proud”.

# michael-mckillop - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Gold rush: McKillop retains Paralympic title with world record in 800m

The 22-year-old blitzed the opposition to take home Ireland’s fourth gold of the Games.

# michael-mckillop - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

In tweets: Ireland's athletes get set for the 2012 Paralympics

They’ve waited four years for this day. With hours to go until tonight’s opening ceremony, here’s how some of Team Ireland are feeling.

# michael-mckillop - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

McKillop christens the Olympic Stadium with a new world record

The 22-year-old Paralympian from Ballymena, County Antrim is the first male to set a world record in the new stadium.

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