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#European Games

# european-games - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy'

Chloe Magee speaks to The42 off the back of her European Games success alongside brother Sam.

# european-games - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Walker shines in Minsk to land European gold for Ireland

He beat Ukranian Mykola Butsenko on Sunday morning.

Gold medal hope Harrington ruled out of European Games final with hand injury

The reigning world champion would have faced Mira Potkonen in this morning’s final in Minsk.

# european-games - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final Silver Lining This post contains videos

Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final

The Belfast boxer lost 4-1 on the scorecards to Bulgaria’s Petrova Stanimira in Minsk.

Bronze for Chloe and Sam Magee after semi-final defeat in Minsk

Team GB’s Gabby and Chris Adcock proved too strong today.

# european-games - Friday 28 June, 2019

Walker beats British rival and top seed to join Harrington and Walsh in European Games finals King Kurt This post contains videos

Walker beats British rival and top seed to join Harrington and Walsh in European Games finals

The world champion will face the scourge of Irish boxing, and one of her inspirations, Mira Potkonen in the decider.

Masterclass from Ireland's Walsh sets up gold medal fight at European Games

The 26-year-old has now assured herself of a silver medal in Minsk.

Ireland secure seventh European Games medal as Chloe and Sam Magee book semi-final spot

The Donegal siblings beat beat the Netherlands 21-19, 21-17 on Friday morning to advance to the final four.

# european-games - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Jenny Egan falls just shy of a medal despite strong finish in Minsk

The Dubliner finished fourth in her main event for the second successive Games.

More medals in sight as Chloe and Sam Magee survive anxious wait

The Donegal siblings advanced through to the badminton mixed doubles quarter-finals.

# european-games - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers European Games This post contains videos

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers

Michaela Walsh, Gráinne Walsh, Kurt Walker and Kellie Harrington have joined Regan Buckley and Michael Nevin in guaranteeing bronze.

# european-games - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Buckley and Nevin seal Ireland's first medals in Minsk with five more boxers on brink of joining them

The 22-year-old has reached the light-flyweight semi-finals in Minsk.

Ireland's Mullen agonisingly finishes one second outside of medal places in time trial

Meanwhile, there was disappointment for Ireland’s boxers and badminton teams.

# european-games - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Irish boxers take out big guns to power on in Minsk

Michael Nevin and Regan Buckley scored especially impressive victories over world-class opponents.

# european-games - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Irish boxers Molloy and Nevin advance at European Games

Kieran Molloy and Michael Nevin are into the last 16 after today’s victories in the ring.

# european-games - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Medal prospect Irvine a late withdrawal from Ireland's European Games squad

The boxer has pulled out through injury, while Joe Ward will not compete after recently signing a pro deal.

# european-games - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games

Minsk is hosting this year’s event, which takes place from 21-30 June.

# european-games - Sunday 5 July, 2015

'Ireland can be the number one boxing nation in the world'

Michael O’Reilly’s coach, Pat Ryan, chats to The42 about Irish boxers’ success at the European Games and running for the IABA Presidency.

# european-games - Friday 26 June, 2015

Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer

It’s a busy day for Team Ireland in Baku.

# european-games - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Medal alert! 19-year-old Irvine secures boxing silver as badminton pair add to Ireland's tally

It’s been a good day for Team Ireland in Baku.

# european-games - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

19-year-old Irvine battles his way into gold medal bout in Baku

Irvine is guaranteed a silver, but will have his eye on a different colour in tomorrow’s final.

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass

Michael O’Reilly also progressed to the last-4 this morning, but Darren O’Neill was left disappointed by a split decision defeat.

# european-games - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Disappointment for Adam Nolan as medal slips through his grasp at European Games

Meanwhile, Ireland played their first ever game of basketball 3x3.

# european-games - Monday 22 June, 2015

Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland's first medal at European Games

It wasn’t all good news for the Irish boxers today as Dean Gardiner and Ceira Smith both lost their bouts.

# european-games - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win

The Bray boxer earned a unanimous decision victory over Denitsa Eliseeva of Bulgaria.

# european-games - Saturday 20 June, 2015

The Irish brother-and-sister combo hoping to take the 2016 Olympics by storm

The Irish brother-and-sister combo hoping to take the 2016 Olympics by storm

Living, working, travelling, and competing together takes its toll on the siblings.

# european-games - Thursday 18 June, 2015

More success for Irish boxing, disappointment for Behan in Baku

Meanwhile, Caroline Ryan was 15th in the women’s road cycling individual time trial.

# european-games - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Two of Ireland's top boxers progress at European Games

Meanwhile, Longford native Derek Burnett finished joint-eighth out of 32 in Men’s Trap.

# european-games - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Ireland's boxers up and running in Baku as Jennifer Egan narrowly misses out on medal

Convincing wins for Darren O’Neill and Myles Casey get Team Ireland off to the perfect start in the ring.

# european-games - Monday 15 June, 2015

Ireland's Kieran Behan reaches final at European Games

Meanwhile, Jennifer Egan reached the B final in the women’s Kayak Single 500m event.

# european-games - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Ireland's Aileen Reid got a 'reality check' at the European Games today

The Derry woman fell in to a chasing pack that didn’t want to chase Olympic champ Nicola Sprig.

# european-games - Friday 12 June, 2015

From Katie to karate - here's all you need to know about the inaugural European Games

There are 63 athletes representing Team Ireland at the event which starts tomorrow.

# european-games - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Euro Vision: 4 continental games not to be missed this weekend

There’s the start of Serie A and a Bavarian derby to look forward to.

# european-games - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Baku to host inaugural European Games

EOC president Pat Hickey told AFP that the new event was not intended to rival the Olympic Games.