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#Martyn Irvine

# martyn-irvine - Friday 17 April, 2020

When will we see a Velodrome in Ireland?

Mark Downey looks at the state of Irish cycling in his latest column.

# martyn-irvine - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'I had the s**t pummelled out of me and I was forced into retirement but it's good to be back'

Seven months after walking away from professional cycling, Martyn Irvine is back and ready to seize his second chance.

# martyn-irvine - Saturday 20 February, 2016

'Three years ago I was world champion and now I'm sitting at home unemployed'

Martyn Irvine decided to call it quits last month and now finds himself without a job. He chats to The42 about the new chapter of his life away from the sport he fell out of love with.

# martyn-irvine - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Ireland's 2013 world cycling champion retires after failing to reach Olympics in Rio

The county Down man has called it a day.

# martyn-irvine - Saturday 16 May, 2015

'It's world class cycling with Ireland's picturesque countryside acting as a truly unique backdrop'

The An Post Rás starts in Dunboyne on Sunday and it’s bigger and better than ever.

# martyn-irvine - Thursday 26 March, 2015

These 20 Irish athletes will get the highest level of Sports Council funding

€1.57 million will be shared among 75 athletes this year.

# martyn-irvine - Saturday 14 February, 2015

It's been a bumpy ride for Martyn Irvine but now he's ready to strike gold again on the track

He’s part of an eight rider Irish team for next week’s World Championships in France.

# martyn-irvine - Saturday 1 March, 2014

VIDEO: High speed crash at Track Cycling World Championships looks very sore

Matthew Glaetzer will probably need some cream for that.

Sixth place for both Irvine and Ryan overnight at World Championships

It was a solid, if not spectacular, night for Irish riders in Colombia.

# martyn-irvine - Friday 28 February, 2014

Silver medal for Martyn Irvine at Track Cycling World Championships

The County Down man could not defend his crown in the scratch race in Colombia, but came away with the next best thing.

# martyn-irvine - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Keep an eye on Colombia as Ireland's Martyn Irvine defends his world title

Caroline Ryan denied a medal in the final stages as Track Cycling World Championships get underway in Colombia.

# martyn-irvine - Friday 27 December, 2013

Interview: Irvine could never have dreamed of 'rollercoaster' year

The Irish cyclist won golds, a silver and a bronze in 2013.

# martyn-irvine - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Ireland's Martyn Irvine wins gold at UCI Track Cycling World Cup

Meanwhile, Caroline Ryan finished 5th in the Individual Pursuit, while Eoin Mullen was 7th in the men’s equivalent.

# martyn-irvine - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Ireland's Martyn Irvine secures bronze medal at European Championships

Meanwhile, his fellow Irish competitors, Caroline Ryan and Eoin Mullen, also performed well.

# martyn-irvine - Sunday 24 February, 2013

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Looking good, Paul! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Martyn Irvine gives his thoughts on being World Champion and Joey Barton tweets in a French accent.

# martyn-irvine - Saturday 23 February, 2013

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In pictures: Martyn Irvine's homecoming at Dublin Airport

The track cyclist was greeted by his family and friends after winning two medals at the World Track Championships.

# martyn-irvine - Friday 22 February, 2013

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VIDEO: Martyn Irvine's gold medal-winning performance at the World Track Championships in full

The Irish cyclist made history yesterday.

'Never say never pays off eventually' - Irvine savours double medal success

The cyclist also discussed yesterday’s news that the Giro d’Italia was coming to Ireland.

# martyn-irvine - Thursday 21 February, 2013

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How Twitter reacted to Martyn Irvine's double medal success

The site’s users were generous in their praise of the Irish cyclist.

Double joy: Martyn Irvine secures gold and silver at Track World Championships

He had previously set a new Irish record by qualifying for the final in 4:20.246.

# martyn-irvine - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Martyn Irvine wins silver medal at Track World Cup in Glasgow

The Irish cyclist was pipped to gold by Switzerland’s Tristan Marguet after a sprint finish.

# martyn-irvine - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap

Annalise Murphy and Paddy Barnes keep the medal dreams alive while Phelps snatches his 22nd.

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day eight

Too busy to spend your whole Saturday vegged out in front of the TV? We do it so you don’t have to.

Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday

Aileen Morrison is the first Irish hopeful up before track and field action at Olympic Park takes centre stage.

# martyn-irvine - Saturday 12 May, 2012

2012 Olympics: Irvine ready to be Ireland's accidental hero

Martyn Irvine on his transformation from couch potato to Olympic cyclist, getting up to no good, and staying out of trouble between now and London.

# martyn-irvine - Friday 6 April, 2012

From The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Martyn Irvine secures Olympic track cycling qualification

Seventh place in the Omnium event was enough to see him through to the London games.

# martyn-irvine - Saturday 28 May, 2011

In pictures: stage seven of the An Post Rás On The Road This post contains images

In pictures: stage seven of the An Post Rás

Gediminas Bagdonas hangs on to the yellow jersey as Martyn Irvine claims today’s penultimate stage.

# martyn-irvine - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Back in the saddle: Lavery and McLaughlin kick off their seasons in France

Cillian Kelly has the lowdown on the fortunes of Ireland’s cyclists over the past seven days.