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# stratford - Sunday 24 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Six injured after fight in London shopping centre ends with acid attack Noxious Liquid

Six injured after fight in London shopping centre ends with acid attack

A teenage boy has been arrested.

# stratford - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie These London Underground maps are made entirely of Lego Lego

# stratford - Monday 31 December, 2012

Here are the 61 most iconic images of the London 2012 Olympics Memories This post contains images

Here are the 61 most iconic images of the London 2012 Olympics

Starring Katie Taylor, Usain Bolt, Oscar Pistorius and erm, Boris Johnson.

# stratford - Friday 17 August, 2012

North Korea Olympics squad return to heroes' welcome

The North won four gold medals and two bronze at the London Games, the country’s best result since Barcelona in 1992.

# stratford - Thursday 16 August, 2012

There's an amateur culture in Irish athletics - Heffernan

The race walker also suggested the government should provide sport in this country with significant funding.

# stratford - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Caption time: When Paddy met Enda...

One of Ireland’s bronze medal heroes shared a joke with An Taoiseach at the official reception at Farmleigh House today.

In pictures: Crowds turn out to welcome Irish Olympic heroes despite weather Home Sweet Home This post contains images

In pictures: Crowds turn out to welcome Irish Olympic heroes despite weather

The sun may not have turned out, but around 5,000 Irish sports fans did this afternoon.

# stratford - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Man in court for spying on Chinese swimmers

Declan Crosbie is accused of peaking at the athletes as they were getting changed.

In pictures: Belfast welcomes home its Olympic boxing heroes Northern Soul This post contains images

In pictures: Belfast welcomes home its Olympic boxing heroes

The fun just won’t stop for Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlon.

Going once... Mary Poppins kit for sale at London Olympics auction

The 2012 Games were meant to be all about sustainability and organisers hope to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds by recycling historic memorabilia in the online auction.

Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue'

The CEO also hit back at critics of the Irish athletes’ efforts.

Katie's future? It's up to Katie, says Billy Walsh

The High Performance chief admits there’s challenges ahead for Ireland’s Olympic champion.

# stratford - Monday 13 August, 2012

VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians Homecoming This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians

Featuring interviews with Katie Taylor, John Joe Nevin and Cian O’Connor, among others.

Ailis McSweeney: Sometimes the medals go to those who want them the most

Our columnist gives a review and analysis of what was one of the most successful Olympic Games ever from an Irish supporter’s perspective.

# stratford - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you like to see a homecoming for Irish athletes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see a homecoming for Irish athletes?

A dispute over costs, plus some athletes choosing hometown events, means there’ll be no big official homecoming from the Olympics. Would you like to see one?

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Featuring extensive pieces on women’s boxing, wrestling and the relationship between sport and religion.

# stratford - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 15, wrap Review This post contains videos

Olympic Village: Day 15, wrap

There were mixed emotions for Team Ireland today, while Usain Bolt delivered another memorable performance.

More gold for Bolt as Jamaica smash relay record

Usain Bolt and co put in a stunning performance to break the world record at the event.

Reynolds 'absolutely delighted' with top 20 finish

The Irish athlete said she was relieved, after a series of injuries threatened to derail her Olympic hopes.

Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia

The boxer also hinted she was keen on defending her Olympic title in Rio.

The discus champion who unleashed a wild celebration had to sleep on the ground outside

He only went and lost his accreditation.

Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin awaits moment of destiny

Check out all you need to know about Day 15 of the Olympics, including proof that Ireland are topping the only medal table that counts (sort of).

# stratford - Friday 10 August, 2012

Joanne Cuddihy: 'I think our team should be proud and Ireland should be proud'

She was speaking after 4x400m Relay this evening.

Here's how the international press reacted to Katie Taylor's victory

The world’s papers were generous in their praise of Taylor’s achievements.

VIDEO: The best song from Thailand about Katie Taylor that you'll hear today GoKAtie This post contains videos

VIDEO: The best song from Thailand about Katie Taylor that you'll hear today

This will put a smile on your face…

Irish boxing final just super for GB gold hope Campbell

Campbell is the first male British boxer to reach an Olympic final in London. And it’s next up a man from Mullingar.

Ailis McSweeney: Relay 101... here's what you can look forward to on the track tonight

A tight control on adrenaline and nerves is essential to get away at the right time, writes Ireland’s 100m record holder Ailis McSweeney.

'It's the Mullingar shuffle' -- Superb John Joe Nevin books Olympic final spot

The Mullingar man beat Cuban Lazaro Alvarez Estrada in their semi-final bout at the Excel Arena on a score of 19-14.

Olympic heartbreak for Paddy Barnes as Chinese fighter wins on countback

It’s bronze for the Belfast man after the narrowest of defeats to an old rival in London this afternoon.

Ireland's Andrzej Jezierski misses out canoe final spot

The Polish-born athlete came fourth in the 200m Canoe Sprint semi-final earlier, meaning he will not line out in the decider tomorrow morning.

Women should be inspired by Taylor and female boxers, says Olympic chief

IOC boss Jacques Rogge says the decision to include women’s boxing for the first time has been vindicated.

Taylor: 'If someone offers me a contract for professional boxing, I'll have to consider it'

The Irish boxer also thanked Sonia O’Sullivan for inspiring her.

# stratford - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Barry McGuigan: 'I never experienced anything like it in my life'

The Clones Cyclone was ringside as Katie Taylor sealed an historic gold for Team Ireland in London today.

In pictures: London 2012, Day 13

Here’s how the Games developed today. It wasn’t all about a young woman from Wicklow.

As it happened: London 2012, Day 13

It’s National Katie Taylor day… and there was plenty on outside the Excel Arena too. Revisit it all here.

Katie Taylor: 'I've dreamed of this moment so many times before'

The boxer also described how she was “so nervous all day” ahead of the fight.

Gallery: Katie seals Ireland's first gold of London 2012 London 2012 This post contains images

Gallery: Katie seals Ireland's first gold of London 2012

It’s been an emotional and historic day at the ExCel Arena. Here’s how it looked.

Here's how Twitter reacted to Katie Taylor's triumph Reflected Glory This post contains images

Here's how Twitter reacted to Katie Taylor's triumph

The Twitterati went through a range of emotions while watching the boxer’s moment of glory this afternoon.

In pictures: Ireland's fight fans turn the ExCel Arena green ahead of Katie's gold run London 2012 This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland's fight fans turn the ExCel Arena green ahead of Katie's gold run

It’s Poznan in East London this afternoon.

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