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#Olivia O'Toole

# olivia-otoole - Sunday 24 November, 2019

'The power, the strength. I had such admiration. An elite female athlete? I just hadn't seen it before'

Claire Scanlan on chasing professional football in the early 90s, the unheralded legends that came before her and settling down in Albany.

# olivia-otoole - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

'Entertaining, passionate, doesn't pull any punches' - The42's Paul Fennessy claims 20x20 award

His in-depth feature with Ireland’s all-time female top goalscorer Olivia O’Toole has today been named July’s winner.

# olivia-otoole - Sunday 9 June, 2019

'I was 13 or 14. I was growing up seeing all these people taking heroin and dying from it'

Ireland legend Olivia O’Toole reflects on her career and discusses the future of football in the country.

# olivia-otoole - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'I saw people taking drugs, taking tablets and drinking. I said, 'I don't want this life''

Former Republic of Ireland player Olivia O’Toole talks to The42 about her football career and her expectations for the current women’s national team.

# olivia-otoole - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

In pictures: the Olympic Flame's historic visit to Ireland Olympic Torch This post contains images

In pictures: the Olympic Flame's historic visit to Ireland

Wayne McCullough, Michael Carruth, Paul McGrath and Sonia O’Sullivan were among the sporting icons to take part in today’s torch relay.

# olivia-otoole - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Carrying the Olympic torch my biggest honour yet, says Ireland's all-time top scorer

Olivia O’Toole, who has scored one more goal for Ireland than Robbie Keane, will be involved in next month’s Olympic relay.

# olivia-otoole - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Brogan, Delany, Treacy to carry Olympic torch

The Olympic Council of Ireland has confirmed 34 of the 41 torchbearers who will carry the Olympic flame during its visit to Dublin.