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#Michael O'Reilly

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Michael O'Reilly

The Portlaoise native is part of a strong Irish boxing team.

# michael-oreilly - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

O'Reilly one win away from Olympic qualification as Gardiner also remains on track for Rio

Both boxers were victorious today in Azerbaijan.

# michael-oreilly - Monday 20 June, 2016

Olympic heartbreak for Darren O'Neill as he crashes out in Baku qualifier

Better news for Michael O’Reilly who moved to within two wins of qualification.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Darren O'Neill braced for 'huge task' as he leads Irish quartet in last-chance Olympic qualifying event

Dean Walsh, Dean Gardiner and Michael O’Reilly are also in Baku hoping it leads to Rio.

# michael-oreilly - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Shock as Ireland's Michael O'Reilly crashes out in Olympic boxing qualifier

David Oliver Joyce into the lightwieght quarter-finals in Turkey as O’Reilly suffers defeat.

# michael-oreilly - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Third national title in a row keeps Olympic dream alive

O’Reilly puts controversial box-off loss behind him at National Stadium.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 15 October, 2015

‘You can’t explain it!’ – Michael O’Reilly must accept ‘really unbelievable decision’

The Irish boxer suffered a controversial loss to African champion Hosam Abdin yesterday.

# michael-oreilly - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

‘Disgraceful!’ – People were NOT happy with how Ireland’s Michael O’Reilly was judged today

The fighter lost his box-off at the World Championships in Doha today and must now wait for an Olympic place.

In a busy week of sport, don’t forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history

Conlan could become the first Irishman ever to claim gold at a senior World Championship tonight.

# michael-oreilly - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Irish boxer Michael Conlan is one win away from World Championship gold

Conlan claimed a comprehensive win over Dzmitry Asanau.

# michael-oreilly - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships

Michael Conlan, Michael O’Reilly and Joe Ward are all guaranteed medals in Doha.

# michael-oreilly - Friday 9 October, 2015

Michael O’Reilly completes great day for Ireland at World Championships

Irish team captain Michael Conlan and teenager Brendan Irvine also recorded wins.

# michael-oreilly - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Mixed fortunes for Ireland’s boxers as the World Championships begin in Qatar

Irvine and O’Reilly march on in pursuit of medals.

Ireland’s boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs

Billy Walsh has brought a seven-strong team to Doha for the AIBA World Championships, which begin today.

# michael-oreilly - Sunday 5 July, 2015

‘Ireland can be the number one boxing nation in the world’

Michael O’Reilly’s coach, Pat Ryan, chats to The42 about Irish boxers’ success at the European Games and running for the IABA Presidency.

# michael-oreilly - Monday 29 June, 2015

Ireland’s triumphant boxers given a hero’s welcome home

Badminton Men’s and Mixed Doubles bronze medal winners Sam Magee, Chloe Magee and Joshua Magee also arrived back in Dublin today.

# michael-oreilly - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Superstar Katie Taylor loathe to take idol Sonia O’Sullivan’s mantle

The 28-year-old Olympic lightweight champion eased to victory over promising young French boxer Estelle Mossely

Michael O’Reilly has won Ireland’s second gold of the day

The 22-year-old defeated Azerbaijani Xaybula Musalov in the middleweight final.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 18 June, 2015

More success for Irish boxing, disappointment for Behan in Baku

Meanwhile, Caroline Ryan was 15th in the women’s road cycling individual time trial.

# michael-oreilly - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Two of Ireland’s top boxers progress at European Games

Meanwhile, Longford native Derek Burnett finished joint-eighth out of 32 in Men’s Trap.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From Prison officers say they’re told to “cover their arses” Inspector Of Prisons

Prison officers say they’re told to “cover their arses”

The Inspector of Prisons has criticised the lack of accountability among prison officers.

# michael-oreilly - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Ready to rumble: how Darren O’Neill fell back in love with boxing

Kilkenny middleweight is gunning for his fifth national title when he meets Michael O’Reilly on Friday night.

# michael-oreilly - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

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‘Passport please’: Ryanair boss checks boarding passes at Dublin Airport

But was he checking whether passengers’ bags fitted in the gauge?

# michael-oreilly - Friday 16 March, 2012

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Poll: So, how was Cheltenham for you?

The four-day Cheltenham Festival has wrapped up at Prestbury Park after 27 races.

Gold Cup win for Synchronised at Cheltenham

Dual winner Kauto Star was pulled up at the ninth fence by Ruby Walsh after losing his place.

Henderson hails Irish stable lad’s €1.2million accumulator foresight

Newly-minted millionaire Conor Murphy is at work today ahead of the Gold Cup despite his good fortune with a €60 bet.

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day 4

It’s billed as Kauto v Long Run, but check out our two tips for the final day of the Festival.

Quel Esprit ruled out of Gold Cup run

Midnight Club is now the Willie Mullin’s sole contender in the blue riband event.

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Follow Friday: It’s Barry Geraghty

Every Friday we point you in the right direction for some of the most entertaining sportsmen on the Twitter.

Got that Friday feeling? Download your Gold Cup office sweepstakes kit

It’s your last chance this week to take some of your colleagues’ lunch money.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 15 March, 2012

The winners’ enclosure: Walsh delivers on Big Buck’s promise

For the punters who could afford to stick around, there was plenty of joy to be found inside the fog at Prestbury Park.

History-maker Big Buck’s wins Cheltenham feature

Ruby Walsh rode the champion horse to victory in a thrilling finish as Voler La Vedette pushed it all the way.

As it happened: Cheltenham, day three

No need to skive off work (much) we’re bringing you all the latest updates from Prestbury Park.

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Three

Can Barry Geraghty and Nicky Henderson keep yesterday’s show on the road today? Mark Hobbs runs through today’s card.

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As Hector might be shouting at this very instant in field in the Cotswolds: let yourself go.

# michael-oreilly - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Two more fatalities at Cheltenham today

Yesterday, three horses lost their lives on the first afternoon of racing at the Festival.

The winners’ enclosure: Barry and the Hendersons

A mixed day for punters, but a landmark day for Irish jockeys, particularly Barry Geraghty who claimed three wins.

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In pictures: Spills and thrills on dramatic second Festival day

It wasn’t a particularly good day to be a photographer at trackside… but here’s what the snappers at Prestbury Park captured earlier.

Cheltenham controversy in dramatic Champion Chase

Finian’s Rainbow comes in first after last fence dolled off in day’s feature race.

As it happened: Cheltenham, day two

Get those two-cent coins stacked nice and high, we’re going minute-by-minute for day two of the greatest equine show on earth.

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