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#Seán Kelly

# sean-kelly - Friday 19 May, 2017

'I spent my confirmation money getting my first bike' - Sean McKenna on his Rás stage victory dream

The 21-year-old is preparing for the start of the race this Sunday.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

A first Irish stage win at Paris-Nice for 28 years as Sam Bennett delivers career-high performance

The 26-year-old delivered a superb sprint with 150m to go.

# sean-kelly - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Climb to the top: The team built to produce Ireland's next generation of cycling stars Wheelie Good This post contains videos

Climb to the top: The team built to produce Ireland's next generation of cycling stars

With four Irish riders on their roster, An Post-Chain Reaction are targeting a big 2017.

# sean-kelly - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Everyone thinks it’s about fitness, what you eat and all that shit, and there’s way more in it than that.' Hot Wheels This post contains videos

'Everyone thinks it’s about fitness, what you eat and all that shit, and there’s way more in it than that.'

From fighting fires in Mullingar to hill climbs in southern Spain: Damien Shaw talks about becoming a pro cyclist at a late age.

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career

As part of his preparation for the 1976 Montreal games, Ireland’s great cyclist got himself a lifetime ban from the Olympics, but put himself in the position to set up a hugely successful pro career.

# sean-kelly - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths Irish Coast

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths

Irish MEP Seán Kelly said people who break rules should be “dealt with”.

# sean-kelly - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today Ticket Touting

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

7 unforgettable moments in Irish cycling history

Cycling has produced some of Irish sport’s most high-profile days.

# sean-kelly - Monday 1 February, 2016

We spent two days with the An Post Sean Kelly team during their Spanish training camp Behind The Scenes This post contains videos

We spent two days with the An Post Sean Kelly team during their Spanish training camp

Ryan Bailey was in Calpe last week to get an insight into the life of a professional cyclist.

# sean-kelly - Thursday 28 January, 2016

‘Sponsors were scared of cycling because of the doping problems and it was difficult for us’

Ahead of the team’s tenth season on tour, we caught up with Sean Kelly at the team’s training base in Spain.

# sean-kelly - Monday 30 November, 2015

No Dublin players named in Leinster’s inter-provincial squad

The All-Ireland champions won’t play any part in this weekend’s series.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From Business ETC Left-wing campaigners are derailing a US free-trade deal for ‘political reasons’: Hayes Stars And Gripes

Left-wing campaigners are derailing a US free-trade deal for ‘political reasons’: Hayes

Debate on the so-called TTIP was suspended this morning amid angry scenes.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former GAA president says FAI should give back the €5 million Henry Handball

Former GAA president says FAI should give back the €5 million

…and then Fifa should hand it over to us again as a legitimate grant.

# sean-kelly - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland ‘could be top of the class in digital toy market’ Toy Glory

Ireland ‘could be top of the class in digital toy market’

Irish MEP Sean Kelly moots Ireland as a prime manufacturing location for niche – but lucrative – business.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s when we’ll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released Third Secret Of Fatima

Here’s when we’ll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released

The ECB’s governing council will consider releasing the letter at its meeting next week

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This guy is warning all sides in the North to refrain from ‘dangerous mutual provocation’ Peace

This guy is warning all sides in the North to refrain from ‘dangerous mutual provocation’

He said the European Parliament is willing to act as an ‘honest broker’ to support the peace process.

# sean-kelly - Monday 6 October, 2014

Sean Kelly praises Dan Martin’s tactics after Tour of Lombardy win

Three-time winner Kelly was the last Irishman to claim victory in the race.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’s the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited Selfie Central

# sean-kelly - Monday 26 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin take second seat in Ireland South Result

Sinn Féin take second seat in Ireland South

Liadh Ni Ríada joins perennial poll-topper Brian Crowley in Europe.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here’s how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South… Three Days Out

Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here’s how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South…

Ten counties. Four seats. Exactly 96 hours until the polls open.

# sean-kelly - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly On The Trail

Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly

“The decision was made a number of months ago. Whether I agreed or disagreed with it, it’s over and done with…”

# sean-kelly - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie FG MEP: Noonan tax remark is not an election tactic … His FF rival: Hmmmm On The Trail

FG MEP: Noonan tax remark is not an election tactic … His FF rival: Hmmmm

The Finance Minister made one of his clearest statements yet today on possible tax cuts for hard-pressed middle-income workers.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos Gubu This post contains videos

8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos

Fine Gael’s campaign videos for its six MEP candidates are nice productions, but bizarre in places….

# sean-kelly - Monday 28 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny tells voters not to get ‘carried away with fantasy politics’ before May’s election Election 2014

Enda Kenny tells voters not to get ‘carried away with fantasy politics’ before May’s election

The Taoiseach was speaking at the launch of Fine Gael’s European election campaign in Dublin this afternoon.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dáil's youngest TD to be third Fine Gael candidate in Ireland South Election 2014

Dáil's youngest TD to be third Fine Gael candidate in Ireland South

The Wicklow TD will be added to the ticket later today.

# sean-kelly - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South Election 2014

Here’s who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South

The party held its selection convention this afternoon in Clonmel.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Neknomination highlights need for stricter European control of sites like Facebook Moderation

Neknomination highlights need for stricter European control of sites like Facebook

Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly said sites should be obliged to remove content that will have a negative effect on people’s health and European legislation could be the way to do it.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dáil’s youngest TD could run in next year’s European elections Election 2014

Dáil’s youngest TD could run in next year’s European elections

Simon Harris is now among those who is considering running in the redrawn Ireland South in next year’s elections.

# sean-kelly - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘He’s very highly regarded’: MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job – but they don’t think he’ll take it Enda's Choice

‘He’s very highly regarded’: MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job – but they don’t think he’ll take it

European Council president Herman van Rompuy is said to have approached one Irish MEP, asking them to find out if Kenny is interested in taking one of two top EU jobs that become available next year.

# sean-kelly - Saturday 16 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not confident, but I am hopeful': New boundaries create new challenges for FG's MEPs Election 2014

'I'm not confident, but I am hopeful': New boundaries create new challenges for FG's MEPs

While the focus has been on Dublin and how to replace Gay Mitchell, Fine Gael is targeting half of the eight seats outside of the capital.

# sean-kelly - Friday 15 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Seán Kelly hopeful that GAA will look at saving its birthplace GAA

Seán Kelly hopeful that GAA will look at saving its birthplace

The former GAA president says he has received a positive response from the organisation this week about the future of the Hayes’ Hotel.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Brian O’Driscoll, Sean Kelly and Katie Taylor awarded honorary degrees by DCU

‘This feels pretty good,’ said the Irish rugby icon.

# sean-kelly - Friday 11 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘They’d do an excellent job’: MEP says senators should scrutinise EU legislation Seanad Reform

‘They’d do an excellent job’: MEP says senators should scrutinise EU legislation

What to do with senators now they’re saved? Seán Kelly has an idea…

# sean-kelly - Thursday 26 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies Election 2014

Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies

The division of Ireland into three new constituencies presents some interesting challenges for the political parties and independents who hope to run.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping

The former number one cyclist in the world spoke to Second Captains about details in his book ‘Hunger’.

# sean-kelly - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: The Ride Reel Stories This post contains videos

Sports Film Of The Week: The Ride

Two legends – Sean Kelly and Richard Virenque – drag two amateurs up two epic Tour de France climbs.

# sean-kelly - Monday 8 July, 2013

Ireland’s history of Tour de France stage winners

From Shay Elliott to Sean Kelly, here are the most successful Irish participants in the world’s greatest bike race.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Banning alcohol sponsorship of sport is ‘based on opinion, not evidence’ Booze Ban

Banning alcohol sponsorship of sport is ‘based on opinion, not evidence’

Former GAA president Seán Kelly has hit out at proposals to ban alcohol companies from sponsoring major sporting events.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fears of Cyprus-style hit on bank deposits ‘scaremongering’, says MEP Cyprus

Fears of Cyprus-style hit on bank deposits ‘scaremongering’, says MEP

Fine Gael’s Sean Kelly says there’s “no connection whatsoever” between the situations in Ireland and in Cyprus.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

The second man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, now owns a Kerry jersey

Wonder if he could do a job at wing-back?

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