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#Cian O'Connor

# cian-oconnor - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Disappointment for Ireland's Cian O'Connor at World Equestrian Games

The Dubliner just missed out on a top-12 spot that would have secured his passage to the final round.

# cian-oconnor - Friday 21 September, 2018

Cian O'Connor inspires Ireland to world show jumping final

Rodrigo Pessoa’s team are on course to secure qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# cian-oconnor - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Ireland's showjumpers deliver under pressure to win $100,000 Nations Cup in Florida

Cian O’Connor’s double clear steers Ireland to Ocala win.

# cian-oconnor - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Cian O'Connor leads Ireland to showjumping glory in Florida

Conor Swail (Down), Shane Sweetnam (Cork) and Richie Moloney (Kilkenny) were also part of the victorious Irish side.

# cian-oconnor - Monday 4 January, 2016

Cian O'Connor loses appeal over bizarre incident which cost Ireland Olympic qualification

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled out overturning results after a staff member ran out onto the course at the European Championships.

# cian-oconnor - Friday 11 December, 2015

Ireland are going to court next week to fight for an Olympic place

“Freak” European Championship incident will be reviewed by CAS.

# cian-oconnor - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Cian O'Connor pays the price for battling on after equestrian governing body reject appeal

Horse Sport Ireland are considering taking their case to CAS.

# cian-oconnor - Friday 21 August, 2015

Man running in front of Cian O'Connor may cost Ireland Olympic place

Ireland’s team captain understandably looked furious.

# cian-oconnor - Friday 7 August, 2015

Giddy up... Ireland won the Aga Khan Trophy at the RDS this afternoon RDS

Giddy up... Ireland won the Aga Khan Trophy at the RDS this afternoon

It was a great day for the Irish in Dublin 4.

# cian-oconnor - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From Cashel to Hawke's Bay to Perth: Cian O'Connor is a bit of a rugby nomad

The former Ireland schools captain’s passion for rugby has brought him around the world.

# cian-oconnor - Saturday 1 November, 2014

A former Cashel flanker played in the final of Australia's National Rugby Championship

Back row Cian O’Connor came off the bench for Perth Spirit in their defeat to Brisbane City this morning.

# cian-oconnor - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Germans give Cian O'Connor a Golf GTI but he gifts it to "Frenchy"

The Irishman, who won at bronze medal at London 2012, was ultra generous to his long-time groom.

# cian-oconnor - Friday 21 December, 2012

Cian O'Connor triumphs again at London Olympia

The Irish rider secured a second win and a third-place finish at the Christmas show today.

# cian-oconnor - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

VIDEO: Cian O'Connor brings show-jumping to Croke Park London Bus This post contains videos

VIDEO: Cian O'Connor brings show-jumping to Croke Park

We never thought we’d see the day.

# cian-oconnor - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

O'Connor takes top prize in Beijing

Cian O’Connor rode a double clear round to win at the FEI World Cup Jumping China League on Wednesday.

# cian-oconnor - Friday 28 September, 2012

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians

Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.

# cian-oconnor - Friday 21 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Team Ireland meets President Higgins at the Áras Presidential Visit This post contains images

In pictures: Team Ireland meets President Higgins at the Áras

When Michael D met Katie T…

# cian-oconnor - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Cian O'Connor claims third place at Dublin Grand Prix

The Kildare show jumper finished behind Carsten-Otto Nagel of Germany and France’s Kevin Staut.

Irish riding crest of a victory wave with further wins at Dublin Horse Show

As for John Floody, the Irishman clattered into this lovely faux-brick wall.

Ratoath homecoming for Olympic duo

Celebrations to welcome home Cian O’Connor and Natalya Coyle are planned in the County Meath village tonight.

# cian-oconnor - Friday 17 August, 2012

Aga Khan: Ireland win Nations Cup at RDS

With four clear rounds, the hosts claimed the show-jumping crown for the first time since 2004.

# cian-oconnor - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

# cian-oconnor - Monday 13 August, 2012

VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians Homecoming This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians

Featuring interviews with Katie Taylor, John Joe Nevin and Cian O’Connor, among others.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Irish pride as Olympic squad touches down in Dublin

The Minister for Sport promised to fight for more funding as he welcome Ireland’s Olympians home at a small reception in Dublin Airport this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie LISTEN: Air Traffic Control welcomes Ireland's Olympic team home They're Home!

LISTEN: Air Traffic Control welcomes Ireland's Olympic team home

We’ve got segments of air traffic control audio as the Irish Olympic team touched down in Dublin Airport this afternoon.

# cian-oconnor - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes What's Happening

Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes

There will be no official event for Team Ireland when they arrive back tomorrow afternoon – but no-one is quite sure why.

# cian-oconnor - Friday 10 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: will you attend an Olympics homecoming? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: will you attend an Olympics homecoming?

Will you be heading out with your Irish flag to welcome Katie and co home?

From TheJournal.ie Hero's homecoming: early details of Katie's return to Ireland Katie Taylor

Hero's homecoming: early details of Katie's return to Ireland

Thousands expected in Bray… and maybe a date with Colin Farrell?

# cian-oconnor - Thursday 9 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What are your favourite Irish Olympic memories? You Tell Us

Open thread: What are your favourite Irish Olympic memories?

Michael Carruth in Barcelona? Sonia in Sydney? What’s your favourite memories of Irish Olympians in action?

'I'm not the best rider in the world but I'm the best prepared' - Cian O'Connor

The bronze medal winner remained focused despite only being first reserve yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# cian-oconnor - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

O'Connor adds surprise bronze to Ireland's medal tally

Meath-based rider Cian O’Connor gave Ireland its first official medal of London 2012 with a bronze-winning performance in showjumping.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Cian O’Connor jumps clear into final round

The Meath-based rider will have a shot at a medal in this afternoon’s second jump at Greenwich Park.

'We are in the final!' -- Cian O'Connor gets nod to contest decider

After one horse’s withdrawal this morning, the first reserve from Co Meath was called up to the showpiece.

# cian-oconnor - Monday 6 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 10, wrap

You wait four years for an Olympic medal to come along and two come along in quick succession.

We're there! Two Irish horses make it into Olympic Show Jumping Final

Unfortunately for Ireland, the horses will be under the control of a Swiss and an American.

# cian-oconnor - Sunday 5 August, 2012

O'Connor progresses to semi-final of showjumping event at London 2012

The Meath horseman will compete in a 45-strong field at Greenwich Park on Monday.

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