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#Flying the flag

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Big milestone ahead as Zach Tuohy set to go second on AFL appearance list for Irish players

The Laois star and Kerry’s Mark O’Connor are in line for a big clash with Geelong.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions

Grace and Niamh Kelly will return to the Eagles after impressing in their debut season.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 30 May, 2020

No joy for the Irish in Germany as Donegal striker Barrett sees red on Bundesliga restart

The focus switches to Claire O’Riordan and her MSV Duisburg side today.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 17 February, 2020

'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew

Leinster’s returning international quintet played their part in securing another win for the province at the RDS on Saturday.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 10 February, 2020

More winning debuts, goals and county teammates going head-to-head on AFLW opening weekend

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy led the Irish contingent Down Under.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 7 February, 2020

Irish duo Meadow and Maguire on the hunt in Oz as McDowell the pick of the bunch at Pebble Beach

The pair are both in the top 20 at the Vic Open as part of the LGPA tour.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Joy for Irish duo as Arsenal beat City to book League Cup final date with Chelsea

Katie McCabe played the full game for the Gunners.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 27 January, 2020

Kay bags bronze for Ireland at Track Cycling World Cup in Canada

A strong showing from Team Ireland across the pond.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 19 January, 2020

'As hard as it is, you just embrace it' - A Kerryman's solo cycle home from New Zealand

Tomás Mac an t-Saoir has already conquered Africa and America. His attention now turns to the rest of the world.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 9 January, 2020

From Over €1.85 million in funding announced to promote Irish artists abroad in more than 40 countries The Arts

Over €1.85 million in funding announced to promote Irish artists abroad in more than 40 countries

The funding will help put Irish talent on ‘the world’s finest stages’ in the coming months.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Dream debut for Cork 20-year-old as Teehan stuns Smith at Ally Pally Terrific Teehan This post contains videos

Dream debut for Cork 20-year-old as Teehan stuns Smith at Ally Pally

The Irish youngster made his World Darts Championship bow one to remember, while Fermanagh’s Brendan Dolan also prevailed.

Ireland captain helps champions Arsenal stay top of the league for Christmas

A look back on today’s Women’s Super League action.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Brilliant bronze for Shane Ryan ensures Ireland's big week at Europeans ends on a high

Ryan bagged bronze in the 50m backstroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

European bronze for McSharry as Sligo 19-year-old clocks new Irish senior record

The teen sensation rounded off a successful day for Team Ireland in Glasgow.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 4 November, 2019

Ireland international trials with West Ham on busy day of representation across the water

Meanwhile, Girls in Green goalkeeper Grace Moloney hit the 150 mark at Reading.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Champions League joy for Irish trio as Arsenal and Glasgow march into quarter-finals

Louise Quinn and Katie McCabe’s Gunners and Clare Shine’s Glasgow City reached the last eight tonight.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute

All has been resolved with fixtures in place for next year.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'The dream has always been to get onto the LPGA. If a girl from Cavan can do it, then anybody can'

Leona Maguire is primed for the world’s biggest stage in 2020 after her remarkable rise to the top.

Back-to-back champion Sanita Puspure one of five Irish up for prestigious World Rowing Awards

New crew of Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy and fellow Corkman Ronan Byrne are also nominated.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 14 October, 2019

'Absolutely huge' - Ireland crowned European AFL champions after remarkable showing in London

Mike Currane’s Irish Banshees won five games from five, and didn’t concede a single score.

'I gave out the jerseys the other day and there were lads with tears in their eyes'

The Irish Defence Forces are off to the Chinese city of Wuhan to compete at the World Military Games this week.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Three from three for Ireland as Walsh eases into World Championships last 16

The Belfast boxer follows in the footsteps of Cork’s Christina Desmond and Cavan’s Ceire Smith.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020

All-Star defender Sinéad Goldrick and key forward Niamh McEvoy become the first Dubs to join the Irish invasion Down Under.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 30 September, 2019

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after Onwards This post contains videos

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after

‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 26 September, 2019

McCabe helps Arsenal coast through to Women's Champions League last 16

The Ireland captain started as Arsenal saw off Fiorentina this evening.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage 14 at Vuelta to continue incredible season

The 28-year-old Bora-Hansgrohe rider secured his 13th stage win of the year.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games

The W2 crew of Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley became the fourth Irish boat to qualify for Tokyo.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'I've lost some great friends - pilots in aviation accidents. Life can be very fickle'

How his military career shaped Jim Gavin the manager.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Ireland U21 stars Idah and Connolly set to make full senior debuts across the water tonight

There’s strong Irish involvement across the board in the Carabao Cup.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 19 August, 2019

Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team

Conor Purcell and Caolan Rafferty are also named in the GB and Ireland team to face USA next month.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 16 August, 2019

Home favourite Meadow leads the way at the World Invitational in Ballymena

Leona Maguire is also on the charge in Northern Ireland.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Ireland's Natalya Coyle qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Meath woman finished eighth at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

As it happened: Dundalk v Riga, Champions League first qualifying round first-leg

Oriel Park played host to the European clash.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Amateur champion Sugrue to lead Ireland at European Championships

The Mallow golfer will play in the Irish Open Pro-Am before travelling to Sweden.

# flying-the-flag - 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.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Ireland trio named in Barbarians squad to face England in historic Twickenham clash

The Baa Baas women’s side face the Red Roses as part of a double-header in London next month.

The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under

Kate Flood and Áine Tighe were both delighted to put pen to paper and sign for Trent Cooper’s Freo.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Three-try Ospreys beat Scarlets to take final Champions Cup spot

Scarlets will have to make do with a place in the Challenge Cup next season.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 22 April, 2019

'It's been encouraging' - Lowry and Power take 'many positives' from top-six finishes

So close, but yet so far at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 5 April, 2019

Down's Olivia Mehaffey makes history as she qualifies for final round at Augusta

Tied for 11th, the 21-year-old will now compete at the home of the Masters.

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