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#Flying the flag

# flying-the-flag - Friday 2 April, 2021

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,074 Views 0 Comments

With nine players involved across the six teams remaining, we’re guaranteed another Irish Premiership winner.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'
# Green Army
# Green Army

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'

Mar 31st 2021, 8:10 PM 9,149 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Watkins and the Irish women’s hockey team are aiming for another memorable summer.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Huge performances from 'first-class' McCabe and 'magnificent' Moloney bode well for Ireland
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

Huge performances from 'first-class' McCabe and 'magnificent' Moloney bode well for Ireland

Mar 30th 2021, 3:53 PM 1,666 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn was also on the scoresheet in Italy over the weekend.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:42 PM 4,438 Views 0 Comments

Tokyo-targeting Colin Judge and Martin Gordon hope Paralympics Ireland’s fundraiser helps them – and others – to The Next Level.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 19 March, 2021

Two good wins for Irish trainers as Vanillier triumphs in Albert Bartlett
# Cheltenham 2021
# Cheltenham 2021

Two good wins for Irish trainers as Vanillier triumphs in Albert Bartlett

Mar 19th 2021, 3:03 PM 2,345 Views 0 Comments

Beforehand, Belfast Banter sprung a 33-1 surprise in the McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'We’re really happy to have the Irish girls. They just play sport how it’s meant to be played'
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

'We’re really happy to have the Irish girls. They just play sport how it’s meant to be played'

Mar 16th 2021, 9:49 AM 4,993 Views 1 Comment

Aisling McCarthy and Niamh and Grace Kelly starred for West Coast Eagles in their big win yesterday.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 6 March, 2021

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors
# Going Well
# Going Well

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors

Mar 6th 2021, 12:40 PM 34,920 Views 6 Comments

Nadia Power, Mark English, Cian McPhillips and Phil Healy are all in action in the business end of their respective events this evening.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Power's stunning form continues on successful day for Irish women's middle-distance running
# Winning
# Winning

Power's stunning form continues on successful day for Irish women's middle-distance running

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 9:50 PM 11,064 Views 5 Comments

The Dubliner produced another impressive 800m win in Belgium, while Síofra Cléirigh Büttner ran a big 1500m in Boston.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 24 January, 2021

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title

Jan 24th 2021, 9:25 PM 79,381 Views 16 Comments

The 2011 Open champion won again in Hualalai.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France
# Sam The Man
# Sam The Man

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France

Sep 2nd 2020, 4:59 PM 39,067 Views 39 Comments

The Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider had a third-place finish, with Wout van Aert claiming Stage 5.

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

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

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

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 12:03 PM 27,817 Views 12 Comments

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
# Land Down Under
# Land Down Under

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

Aug 4th 2020, 9:59 AM 8,493 Views 0 Comments

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
# Back In Business
# Back In Business

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

May 30th 2020, 9:28 AM 3,931 Views 1 Comment

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
# Famous Five
# Famous Five

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

Feb 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,821 Views 3 Comments

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
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

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

Feb 10th 2020, 10:19 AM 7,725 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Flying The Flag

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

Feb 7th 2020, 8:15 PM 4,776 Views 0 Comments

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
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

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

Jan 29th 2020, 10:32 PM 3,204 Views 1 Comment

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
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

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

Jan 27th 2020, 10:29 AM 3,008 Views 0 Comments

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
# Around The World
# Around The World

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

Jan 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 6,995 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 9th 2020, 3:39 PM 8,550 Views 15 Comments

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
# Terrific Teehan

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

Updated Dec 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 45,415 Views 8 Comments

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
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

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

Dec 15th 2019, 8:34 PM 2,935 Views 0 Comments

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
# Making A Splash
# Making A Splash

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

Dec 8th 2019, 7:53 PM 4,952 Views 2 Comments

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
# Bronze Age
# Bronze Age

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

Dec 4th 2019, 6:53 PM 4,322 Views 2 Comments

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
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

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

Nov 4th 2019, 11:09 AM 5,309 Views 0 Comments

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
# Euro Vision
# Euro Vision

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

Oct 31st 2019, 10:49 PM 2,993 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Flying The Flag

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

Oct 29th 2019, 3:24 PM 20,111 Views 2 Comments

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'
# The Big Time
# The Big Time

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

Oct 15th 2019, 8:29 PM 6,760 Views 2 Comments

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
# World Class
# World Class

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

Oct 15th 2019, 11:38 AM 1,845 Views 1 Comment

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
# On The Up
# On The Up

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

Oct 14th 2019, 9:25 PM 42,691 Views 12 Comments

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'
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

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

Oct 14th 2019, 10:28 AM 20,477 Views 0 Comments

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
# Going Well
# Going Well

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

Oct 5th 2019, 5:28 PM 2,074 Views 0 Comments

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
# Capital Loss
# Capital Loss

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 38,619 Views 13 Comments

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
# Onwards

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

Sep 30th 2019, 4:08 PM 7,586 Views 0 Comments

‘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
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

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

Sep 26th 2019, 9:38 PM 2,877 Views 1 Comment

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
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

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

Sep 7th 2019, 4:37 PM 6,796 Views 8 Comments

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
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games

Aug 31st 2019, 10:27 AM 3,977 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

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

Aug 28th 2019, 8:01 PM 63,010 Views 28 Comments

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
# Big Futures
# Big Futures

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

Aug 27th 2019, 7:30 PM 6,720 Views 7 Comments

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
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team

Aug 19th 2019, 12:28 PM 4,234 Views 1 Comment

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

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