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Thursday 11 March, 2021

Member of Irish athletics team from European Indoors tests positive for Covid-19
# Statement
# Statement

Member of Irish athletics team from European Indoors tests positive for Covid-19

Mar 11th 2021, 1:25 PM 3,246 Views 1 Comment

Athletics Ireland have released a statement.

Cruciate injury rules World Cup silver medallist out as Ireland name squad to face GB in Belfast
# Green Army
# Green Army

Cruciate injury rules World Cup silver medallist out as Ireland name squad to face GB in Belfast

Mar 11th 2021, 10:42 AM 3,687 Views 0 Comments

Sean Dancer’s Green Army are in action on home soil this weekend as they ramp up preparations for summer.

Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Kerry legend Colm Cooper joins Dr Crokes management team for 2021
# Gooch
# Gooch

Kerry legend Colm Cooper joins Dr Crokes management team for 2021

Mar 10th 2021, 10:44 PM 4,547 Views 0 Comments

Gooch has undertaken a new role at his Killarney-based club.

2016 All-Star and Carnacon midfielder re-joins Moyles' Mayo set-up
# Fresh Start
# Fresh Start

2016 All-Star and Carnacon midfielder re-joins Moyles' Mayo set-up

Mar 10th 2021, 6:02 PM 5,303 Views 0 Comments

Fiona McHale – who’s one of four Carnacon players to return – had been absent since 2018.

Tuesday 9 March, 2021

'If you could bottle Aimee's talent and sell that stuff, we would be millionaires'
# The Making Of Mackin
# The Making Of Mackin

'If you could bottle Aimee's talent and sell that stuff, we would be millionaires'

Mar 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 41,235 Views 1 Comment

From phenomenal individual exploits to coming back better from a devastating knee injury, we chart Aimee Mackin’s rise to the top.

All-Ireland and Dublin glory, a first All-Star and club history - highlights from 'the year of Covid'
# Breakout Star
# Breakout Star

All-Ireland and Dublin glory, a first All-Star and club history - highlights from 'the year of Covid'

Mar 9th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,047 Views 0 Comments

2020 was a year to remember for Dublin midfielder Jennifer Dunne.

'I know what happened was wrong but everybody is being tarred with the same brush'
# UL
# UL

'I know what happened was wrong but everybody is being tarred with the same brush'

Mar 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,880 Views 0 Comments

Galway camogie star and University of Limerick student Siobhán McGrath on the recent street party, and how difficult lockdown has been for students.

Monday 8 March, 2021

Ireland international the matchwinner for Liverpool in important victory at Crystal Palace
# Captain Fantastic
# Captain Fantastic

Ireland international the matchwinner for Liverpool in important victory at Crystal Palace

Mar 8th 2021, 9:27 AM 4,011 Views 1 Comment

Reds skipper Niamh Fahey was on target on another busy day for the Irish across the water.

Sunday 7 March, 2021

On our radar! 10 young ladies football and camogie players to watch in 2021
# Bright Futures
# Bright Futures

On our radar! 10 young ladies football and camogie players to watch in 2021

Mar 7th 2021, 9:00 AM 9,219 Views 0 Comments

You’ll be hearing a lot about these rising stars when inter-county action returns.

Saturday 6 March, 2021

Top Kilkenny forward lands biggest prize as champions dominate All-Star selection
# Cats Get The Cream
# Cats Get The Cream

Top Kilkenny forward lands biggest prize as champions dominate All-Star selection

Mar 6th 2021, 8:38 PM 7,867 Views 2 Comments

The Cats scooped six awards, with Denise Gaule and Brian Dowling named Player and Manager of the Year respectively.

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final
# Born Torun
# Born Torun

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final

Mar 6th 2021, 7:46 PM 30,860 Views 24 Comments

The Cork superstar was fourth in the 400m final, clocking a time of 51.94.

Disappointment for Irish trio in 800m semi-finals at European Indoor Championships
# Brave But Beaten
# Brave But Beaten

Disappointment for Irish trio in 800m semi-finals at European Indoor Championships

Mar 6th 2021, 6:58 PM 8,723 Views 2 Comments

Nadia Power, Cian McPhillips and Mark English all finished fourth in their respective races, falling short in their bids to reach finals in Toruń.

All-Ireland winning Donegal manager with lofty ambitions takes over as LGFA President
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

All-Ireland winning Donegal manager with lofty ambitions takes over as LGFA President

Mar 6th 2021, 4:13 PM 7,244 Views 0 Comments

Míchéal Naughton: ‘In my term as President, I would love to see Croke Park at full capacity for All-Ireland final day.’

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors
# Going Well
# Going Well

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors

Mar 6th 2021, 12:40 PM 34,922 Views 6 Comments

Nadia Power, Mark English, Cian McPhillips and Phil Healy are all in action in the business end of their respective events this evening.

Friday 5 March, 2021

Phil Healy and Nadia Power make flying starts at European Indoor Championships
# On Fire
# On Fire

Phil Healy and Nadia Power make flying starts at European Indoor Championships

Mar 5th 2021, 12:44 PM 10,685 Views 7 Comments

The Cork superstar was just one hundredth of a second off her lifetime best as she cruised into tonight’s semi-finals.

Ins and outs, more goals and a potential 'blood bath' - what to expect from the Irish Down Under
# Weekend Preview
# Weekend Preview

Ins and outs, more goals and a potential 'blood bath' - what to expect from the Irish Down Under

Mar 5th 2021, 12:33 PM 2,401 Views 0 Comments

An expert’s view from Australia, with nine Irish stars featuring across Round Six this weekend.

IRFU confirms one-year contract extension for Cian Healy
# Church
# Church

IRFU confirms one-year contract extension for Cian Healy

Mar 5th 2021, 10:17 AM 7,558 Views 40 Comments

‘My drive for success at both Leinster and Ireland is as strong as ever. I’m loving my rugby as much now as I did at the very start of my career.’

Wednesday 3 March, 2021

'Swimming isn’t going to last forever. I want to excel in my sport' - deferring the Leaving Cert twice for Tokyo
# Turner's Cross
# Turner's Cross

'Swimming isn’t going to last forever. I want to excel in my sport' - deferring the Leaving Cert twice for Tokyo

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:00 AM 14,190 Views 4 Comments

18-year-old Nicole Turner is targeting the podium at this summer’s Paralympic Games.

Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Ireland defender Derrick Williams set to join LA Galaxy - report
# Heading Stateside
# Heading Stateside

Ireland defender Derrick Williams set to join LA Galaxy - report

Mar 2nd 2021, 4:34 PM 6,493 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old has spent the last four-and-a-half seasons at Blackburn Rovers.

From late bloomer to the world stage, Ireland's Lithuanian-born flyer on track for Tokyo
# Proud As Punch
# Proud As Punch

From late bloomer to the world stage, Ireland's Lithuanian-born flyer on track for Tokyo

Mar 2nd 2021, 2:49 PM 5,768 Views 1 Comment

Greta Streimikyte on her meteoric rise, how much representing Ireland means to her and what’s yet to come.

'It's tough to describe it in words but it means so much' - Team Ireland's fundraising drive
# The Next Level
# The Next Level

'It's tough to describe it in words but it means so much' - Team Ireland's fundraising drive

Mar 2nd 2021, 1:03 PM 2,288 Views 0 Comments

Paralympics Ireland’s new fundraising campaign ‘The Next Level’ has already raised over €60,000.

Monday 1 March, 2021

Answering critics, stunning goals and a breakout game - the Irish stars that featured in Australia this weekend
# Analysis From Oz
# Analysis From Oz

Answering critics, stunning goals and a breakout game - the Irish stars that featured in Australia this weekend

Mar 1st 2021, 1:41 PM 6,236 Views 2 Comments

An AFLW expert assesses the performances of the eight Irish players that lined out in Round Five.

'It’s really good for his confidence' - Irish striker Idah back up and running on goalscoring front
# Canaries
# Canaries

'It’s really good for his confidence' - Irish striker Idah back up and running on goalscoring front

Mar 1st 2021, 12:08 PM 3,826 Views 4 Comments

Norwich boss Daniel Farke says yesterday’s goal will come as a boost for the Cork youngster.

Sunday 28 February, 2021

Ireland captain McCabe scores a belter as Arsenal return to winning ways
# Golazo!
# Golazo!

Ireland captain McCabe scores a belter as Arsenal return to winning ways

Feb 28th 2021, 4:30 PM 3,013 Views 0 Comments

Katie McCabe, take a bow…

Dublin dominate top team but Mackin the magician deservedly lands biggest prize
# Comment
# Comment

Dublin dominate top team but Mackin the magician deservedly lands biggest prize

Feb 28th 2021, 1:54 PM 4,583 Views 0 Comments

Last night’s All-Stars programme wrapped up the 2020 ladies football season.

Cavan star kicks sixth goal in five games to help Collingwood maintain 100% record
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Cavan star kicks sixth goal in five games to help Collingwood maintain 100% record

Feb 28th 2021, 11:24 AM 5,343 Views 1 Comment

Aishling Sheridan’s scintillating form in Australia continued, while Mayo’s Kelly sisters helped West Coast Eagles to their first win of 2021.

'That's when people will realise that Jerry's not here anymore'
# Tribute
# Tribute

'That's when people will realise that Jerry's not here anymore'

Feb 28th 2021, 7:30 AM 5,531 Views 0 Comments

David Gillick shares his memories and stories of the late, great Jerry Kiernan.

Saturday 27 February, 2021

'To be honest, from 2017 to 2019, I heard something in every single game about my weight'
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

'To be honest, from 2017 to 2019, I heard something in every single game about my weight'

Updated Feb 27th 2021, 9:11 PM 80,788 Views 16 Comments

Meath All-Ireland winner and Intermediate Player of the Year Vikki Wall speaks candidly about the regular verbal abuse she has been subjected to on the pitch.

Deadly Dublin duo or Armagh ace? The stars in the running for Player of the Year tonight
# All-stars Align
# All-stars Align

Deadly Dublin duo or Armagh ace? The stars in the running for Player of the Year tonight

Feb 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 3,935 Views 1 Comment

The best of the best ladies football talent will be honoured in a very different awards show tonight.

Friday 26 February, 2021

AFLW review and preview - injury blow for Collingwood's 'firing Irish duo' and 'write Cora off at your peril'
# Irish Down Under
# Irish Down Under

AFLW review and preview - injury blow for Collingwood's 'firing Irish duo' and 'write Cora off at your peril'

Feb 26th 2021, 6:47 PM 4,877 Views 0 Comments

TG4 is showing two full games this weekend, along with Monday evening’s highlights show.

'It's headlines, medals, performances, records - and right now, we have that in abundance'
# On The Up
# On The Up

'It's headlines, medals, performances, records - and right now, we have that in abundance'

Feb 26th 2021, 5:19 PM 10,962 Views 6 Comments

David Gillick on the air of excitement around Irish athletics and his belief that the Olympic Games will go ahead this summer.

Thursday 25 February, 2021

FAI announce major broadcast deals for League of Ireland and Women's National League
# Good News
# Good News

FAI announce major broadcast deals for League of Ireland and Women's National League

Feb 25th 2021, 9:27 PM 4,853 Views 2 Comments

There’ll be plenty of live domestic football to watch over the coming months.

'If you see something that you're not happy about, do something about it: call it out, ban it, report it'
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

'If you see something that you're not happy about, do something about it: call it out, ban it, report it'

Feb 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,239 Views 0 Comments

David Gillick discusses the rise of online abuse in sport, and the zero-tolerance approach which must be adopted towards it.

Sunday 21 February, 2021

'She hopes it encourages young girls to get into the game' - world-class Dublin teen the focus of new film
# Breaking Boundaries
# Breaking Boundaries

'She hopes it encourages young girls to get into the game' - world-class Dublin teen the focus of new film

Feb 21st 2021, 10:00 AM 29,204 Views 6 Comments

‘Seven Feet Nine and a Quarter Inches’ maps the meteoric rise of Katie Sheldon as she makes waves on the darts scene.

Saturday 20 February, 2021

Why is women's sport being hit so much harder by the Covid-19 pandemic?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why is women's sport being hit so much harder by the Covid-19 pandemic?

Feb 20th 2021, 9:00 AM 3,822 Views 5 Comments

We assess the current situation and try to answer the big question with Kathleen McNamee of ESPN, and formerly of TheJournal.

Friday 19 February, 2021

Mayo team-mates facing off and '2021's breakout star' - what to expect from the Irish in Oz this weekend
# Expert's View
# Expert's View

Mayo team-mates facing off and '2021's breakout star' - what to expect from the Irish in Oz this weekend

Feb 19th 2021, 5:30 PM 3,784 Views 0 Comments

A closer look at how the AFLW’s Irish contingent will fare in Round Four with CrossCoders agent Jason Hill.

Ireland defender Egan to miss opening World Cup qualifiers as injury lay-off confirmed
# Blow
# Blow

Ireland defender Egan to miss opening World Cup qualifiers as injury lay-off confirmed

Feb 19th 2021, 11:28 AM 3,545 Views 4 Comments

Sheffield United say the Corkman will be out for eight weeks with a dislocated toe.

Cork football boss McCarthy has 12-week ban for training guideline breach upheld
# Punishment
# Punishment

Cork football boss McCarthy has 12-week ban for training guideline breach upheld

Feb 19th 2021, 10:59 AM 3,885 Views 4 Comments

The suspension commenced yesterday.

Thursday 18 February, 2021

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season
# Good News
# Good News

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season

Feb 18th 2021, 10:51 PM 1,872 Views 0 Comments

The FAI explained the process in a statement this evening.

Irish international scores first goal - and match-winner - in Australian top-flight
# Travelling Tribeswoman
# Travelling Tribeswoman

Irish international scores first goal - and match-winner - in Australian top-flight

Feb 18th 2021, 9:49 PM 4,490 Views 0 Comments

Julie Ann-Russell was on target for Western Sydney Wanderers in their 1-0 W-League victory over Perth Glory.