# Gold Rush

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August 2023
Gold and glory in 1932: The year Ireland stepped out of the shadows and began to shine
Historian Kevin C. Kearns says 1932 was Ireland’s year of glory and gold with hits at the Olympics, social change and a gold rush.
All time
Superb Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal storm to time trial gold
The Irish tandem pair put in a stunning display beneath Mount Fuji.
Another one! Messi collects record fifth Golden Shoe award
He scored 34 goals in 68 games for Barcelona, finishing as the top goalscorer in Europe last season.
Teenager Rhys McClenaghan wins gymnastics gold for Ireland at European Championships
The 19-year-old has won Ireland’s first gymnastics medal at the European Championships.
Gold rush! Healy completes glorious double at European Championships
An extraordinary young talent.
Gold rush! Untouchable Paul O'Donovan defends World Rowing Championship title
The 23-year-old stormed to a stunning gold in the lightweight single sculls.
Ireland's golden girl McSharry crowned world champion in Indianapolis
The 17-year-old added to her growing medal haul last night.
Watch: Untouchable Smyth and McKillop deliver double gold for Ireland in 10 minutes
It was another memorable night at London’s Olympic Stadium.
Gold glory for Ireland's Jenny Egan as she defends her World Cup title
‘I like this place!’
Mark Downey: the 20-year-old Irishman whose gold rush could see him become world champion
The Down native has won three gold medals at the last three World Cup events.
Gold rush for Ireland as Dunlevy and McCrystal complete memorable afternoon in Rio
What a day for Irish cycling.
Sensational Jason Smyth storms to fifth Paralympic gold medal in Rio
A third straight 100m title for the Irish sprinter.
Watch: 8 of Ireland's leading medal hopefuls at the 2016 Rio Paralympics
Ireland brought home an impressive haul from the London 2012 Paralympics, and are well poised to do so again.
Ireland has been winning Gold medals at the Olympics, but it's not what you think
Ireland has ranked 11th in the world at the ‘Skills Olympics’ in Brazil.
Irishman arrested for attempting to smuggle 10kg of gold bars
Customs said the man landed from Dubai on an Emirates flight.
Meet Nellie Cashman – Irishwoman, philanthropist and prospector in Alaska's gold rush
Nellie Cashman was an extraordinary woman from Cork who made her way to the US west coast in search of a lucky strike.
Eureka! There's gold in them Co Monaghan hills
Ireland’s first commercial gold mine being planned along 50km “gold trend” from Cavan to Armagh.
There’s a mentality that Irish people can’t win unless they cheat, it’s all wrong – Heffernan
The world champion is paving the way for the next generation, but pleads that more support be put in place for elite and developing athletes.
Money doesn’t grow on trees but gold does
Researchers have found minuscule nuggets of gold hidden inside the leaves of eucalyptus trees.
Modern-day Irish goldrush not all it seems
What did you make of Chuck’s tales of gold?
Pics: Ireland's Paralympic swimmers return home with 8 world championship medals
Team Ireland won eight medals in eight days at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal.
Here's how Michael McKillop and Jason Smyth won World Championship gold yesterday
The Irish pair were in blistering form in Lyon.
Going for gold: 400 year-old coins go on display at National Museum
Eighty one gold coins belonging to a seventeenth century merchant have gone on display at the National Museum of Ireland. Very little chocolate is said to be inside them.
Joyce stars as Ireland's boxers win four golds in Finland
David Oliver Joyce, John Joe Joyce, Ken Egan and Conrad Cummings all won gold at the Elite Tammer Multi Nations.