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# discus - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Cork's Niamh McCarthy smashes European discus record to secure Ireland's sixth gold medal in Berlin
# European Championships
# European Championships

Cork's Niamh McCarthy smashes European discus record to secure Ireland's sixth gold medal in Berlin

Aug 26th 2018, 4:57 PM 6,892 Views 2 Comments

The 24-year-old Rio Paralympics silver-medalist twice broke the European record in the women’s F41 discus on Sunday.

# discus - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Ireland scoops silver in the discus at the World Para Athletic Championships
# Good Throw
# Good Throw

Ireland scoops silver in the discus at the World Para Athletic Championships

Jul 15th 2017, 1:23 PM 5,245 Views 5 Comments

Cork native Niamh McCarthy threw a distance of over 26m to win the silver medal.

# discus - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Cuban doper told to return Olympic medal but it looks like it's been sold on eBay
# Money Spinner
# Money Spinner

Cuban doper told to return Olympic medal but it looks like it's been sold on eBay

Sep 1st 2016, 6:16 PM 10,860 Views 3 Comments

Yarelys Barrios won silver in Beijing but has tested positive for a banned substance following a retroactive drug test.

# discus - Monday 26 October, 2015

Irish 15-year-old claims silver on Paralympic World Championships debut
# Medal Haul
# Medal Haul

Irish 15-year-old claims silver on Paralympic World Championships debut

Oct 26th 2015, 6:11 PM 10,630 Views 5 Comments

Cork discus thrower Noelle Lenihan earned Team Ireland its fourth medal in Qatar today.

# discus - Friday 7 September, 2012

Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal
# Discus
# Discus

Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal

Sep 7th 2012, 3:30 PM 1,665 Views 2 Comments

The Wexford woman threw a season’s best 5.66m in the discus to secure Ireland’s third silver of the Games.

# discus - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Wasabi, yawning, and needing to pee: the winners of the 2011 Ig Nobel prizes
# Ig Nobel Prize
From The Daily Edge
# Ig Nobel Prize

Wasabi, yawning, and needing to pee: the winners of the 2011 Ig Nobel prizes

Oct 5th 2011, 3:56 PM 1,152 Views 2 Comments

The alternative annual prizes – honouring science that makes us laugh and think – are as off-the-wall as ever.