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# breaking-boundaries - Sunday 21 February, 2021

'She hopes it encourages young girls to get into the game' - world-class Dublin teen the focus of new film
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# 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 29,213 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.

# breaking-boundaries - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

NFL official Sarah Thomas makes history with Super Bowl appointment
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# Landmark

NFL official Sarah Thomas makes history with Super Bowl appointment

Jan 19th 2021, 11:08 PM 5,729 Views 2 Comments

Thomas will become the first woman to officiate in a Super Bowl.

# breaking-boundaries - Friday 3 August, 2018

'A huge career ahead of her' - 13-year-old sensation called into Ireland training camp
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# Class Act

'A huge career ahead of her' - 13-year-old sensation called into Ireland training camp

Aug 3rd 2018, 8:09 AM 14,248 Views 7 Comments

Jessie Stapleton – remember the name.

# breaking-boundaries - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Another record-breaking crowd turns out to Tallaght for Ireland's World Cup qualifier
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Another record-breaking crowd turns out to Tallaght for Ireland's World Cup qualifier

Apr 10th 2018, 8:27 PM 7,612 Views 2 Comments

There were 4,047 fans watching on as they lost to The Netherlands.

# breaking-boundaries - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'I would never have thought it would be possible. I would have said, 'Absolutely not''
# Ode To Joy
# Ode To Joy

'I would never have thought it would be possible. I would have said, 'Absolutely not''

Mar 11th 2018, 8:00 PM 32,386 Views 11 Comments

Trailblazing referee Joy Neville looks back through the past few months, and years, of breaking boundaries and smashing firsts.

# breaking-boundaries - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Henderson history as Buveur D'air storms home to claim Champion Hurdle
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# It's A Wrap

Henderson history as Buveur D'air storms home to claim Champion Hurdle

Mar 14th 2017, 5:03 PM 4,931 Views 1 Comment

Irish trainer Gordon Elliott has also started the Cheltenham Festival with a bang, claiming a hat-trick on day one.

# breaking-boundaries - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Working 9-5 and beating the professionals: Eoin Morton looking to repeat last year's Rás feat
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# Fitness

Working 9-5 and beating the professionals: Eoin Morton looking to repeat last year's Rás feat

Feb 22nd 2017, 7:00 AM 3,408 Views 1 Comment

Eoin Morton spoke to The42 about fitness, his hectic life and THAT Rás stage win last year.

# breaking-boundaries - Friday 20 January, 2017

Galway youngster Manning signs new deal with QPR following impressive run
# One To Watch
# One To Watch

Galway youngster Manning signs new deal with QPR following impressive run

Jan 20th 2017, 6:46 PM 7,048 Views 3 Comments

The deal keeps him at Loftus Road until the summer of 2019.

# breaking-boundaries - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Munster Council confirm U25 hurling championship
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# Breaking Boundaries

Munster Council confirm U25 hurling championship

Jan 18th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,029 Views 11 Comments

A similar format could be introduced for football

# breaking-boundaries - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist
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# Making Waves

Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist

Dec 31st 2016, 7:00 PM 3,007 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old’s outstanding efforts were rewarded at her third Paralympics with a bronze medal.

# breaking-boundaries - Monday 15 August, 2016

Diver Oliver Dingley advances to semi-final of men's 3m springboard
# Making Quite A Splash
# Making Quite A Splash

Diver Oliver Dingley advances to semi-final of men's 3m springboard

Aug 15th 2016, 10:37 PM 5,735 Views 5 Comments

The Harrowgate native saved his best dive of the day for last to qualify in 13th position.

# breaking-boundaries - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Breaking boundaries and changing the game - how Ireland are defying their amateur status
# Women In Sport
# Women In Sport

Breaking boundaries and changing the game - how Ireland are defying their amateur status

Nov 21st 2015, 10:00 AM 10,815 Views 5 Comments

It’s a huge month for the Ireland cricket team as they look to qualify for the ICC World Twenty20 with their application, hard work and determination an example of why women’s sport in this country is thriving on a largely amateur footing.

# breaking-boundaries - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Windies win further evidence Ireland aren't prepared to bow to the established order
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Windies win further evidence Ireland aren't prepared to bow to the established order

Feb 17th 2015, 7:28 AM 5,128 Views 3 Comments

This side aren’t afraid to go against the tide in order to receive greater recognition.

# breaking-boundaries - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

VIDEO: Meet the footless footballer impressing Barcelona
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# Breaking Boundaries

VIDEO: Meet the footless footballer impressing Barcelona

Aug 29th 2012, 4:20 PM 1,475 Views 0 Comments

11-year-old Gabriel Muniz from Rio is hopeful football will be a Paralympic sport by the time he grows up.