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Thursday 25 August, 2016

OCI'S Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin wear Team Ireland kits as they leave Rio police station

Police said they now have a huge amount of information after taking testimony from the two OCI executives.

Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets

The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told TheJournal.ie that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.

Monday 22 August, 2016

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"

The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.

Saturday 20 August, 2016

From The42 'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan Rio 2016

'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan

Rob Heffernan was a happy man, crossing the finish line in sixth position.

Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium Rio 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 'She kept her head. She was going to take that medal home if it killed her' Silver Linings

'She kept her head. She was going to take that medal home if it killed her'

A silver lining for Annalise Murphy after the pain of London 2012.

Monday 15 August, 2016

From The42 Annalise Murphy told nobody but she came to Rio for this Olympic medal Silver Lining

Annalise Murphy told nobody but she came to Rio for this Olympic medal

After heartbreak four years ago, the sailor has a massive opportunity today.

From The42 'This is just the beginning for me. I'll be back stronger, faster and better next year' Rio 2016

'This is just the beginning for me. I'll be back stronger, faster and better next year'

A visibly upset but defiant Ciara Mageean anticipates great things for herself.

Sunday 14 August, 2016

From The42 'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments Rio 2016

'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments

Fionnuala McCormack crossed the line in 20th position.

From The42 Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes in 20th place in Olympic marathon Rio 2016

Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes in 20th place in Olympic marathon

A PB run from the Wicklow woman.

From The42 After a brave run, Mark English fails to qualify for Olympic final Rio 2016

After a brave run, Mark English fails to qualify for Olympic final

The Donegal man came across the line in fifth position, not quite enough to progress.

From The42 Mo Farah falls, then takes gold in the 10,000m Olympic final Rio 2016

Mo Farah falls, then takes gold in the 10,000m Olympic final

An incredible 10,000m men’s final wows the crowd at the Olympic Stadium.

Saturday 13 August, 2016

From The42 'My tactics were to qualify in whatever means possible': Ciara Mageean has given herself one job in Rio Team Ireland

'My tactics were to qualify in whatever means possible': Ciara Mageean has given herself one job in Rio

With steely determination and composure, Ciara Mageean made an impressive Olympic debut in Rio.

Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track Rio 2016

Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track

“My doping is training. My doping is Jesus. Otherwise I’m crystal clean,” Olympic gold medalist Ayana said today after smashing the world record by 14 seconds.

From The42 'It doesn’t really bother us that we are in an Olympic final': All Irish eyes on Rio rowers today Medal Hopes

'It doesn’t really bother us that we are in an Olympic final': All Irish eyes on Rio rowers today

Team Ireland are through to two rowing finals today.

From The42 Golfers who showed up humbled by those who fought to be here Rio 2016

Golfers who showed up humbled by those who fought to be here

“And then she tells us she’s a doctor as well. It’s like, ‘You’ve gotta be kidding’ – and that’s what I mean by humbling.”

Thursday 11 August, 2016

From The42 Padraig Harrington: 'There were a lot of sheep... they kept just following each other out the door' Rio 2016

Padraig Harrington: 'There were a lot of sheep... they kept just following each other out the door'

The Irish professional golfer, and now Olympian, is not impressed that some of his sport’s best turned down the opportunity to be in Rio this week.

Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From The42 Belief but no expectations yet: Murphy family quietly proud of Annalise in her quest for Olympic glory Sailing

Belief but no expectations yet: Murphy family quietly proud of Annalise in her quest for Olympic glory

Nerves, lighting candles and solidarity diets – a family in pursuit of Olympic glory.

Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From The42 Battle for bronze: 'It was windy, it was cold and we were two points behind the Germans' Rio 2016

Battle for bronze: 'It was windy, it was cold and we were two points behind the Germans'

At 22 years of age, Daley is an elder of his sport.

Monday 8 August, 2016

From The42 Patience is a virtue on Ireland's Olympic hockey journey Rio 2016

Patience is a virtue on Ireland's Olympic hockey journey

The team suffered a heavy loss to the Netherlands last night.

Sunday 7 August, 2016

The power of the Olympics: 'If the lads do well, it will change the sport in Ireland forever'

The42 gets the view from the stands at Ireland’s men’s hockey opener against India.

From The42 Kieran Behan dislocated his knee on first tumble of routine, carried on and finished anyway Report

Kieran Behan dislocated his knee on first tumble of routine, carried on and finished anyway

The Irish athlete will now not compete in a gymnastics final.

Friday 5 August, 2016

From The42 Ireland’s teen gymnast is getting by with a little help from some unlikely friends Road To Rio

Ireland’s teen gymnast is getting by with a little help from some unlikely friends

Ellis O’Reilly talks to The42 about staying calm but exploding off the vault as she makes her Olympic debut on Sunday.

Thursday 4 August, 2016

From The42 Ireland’s Olympic scandal: From medal dreams to a failed drugs test Rio 2016

Ireland’s Olympic scandal: From medal dreams to a failed drugs test

Michael O’Reilly’s road to Rio was never straightforward but Team Ireland didn’t expect to be here.

From The42 NEXT: 5 of Ireland's 8 boxers get byes in first Olympics draw Golden Rings

NEXT: 5 of Ireland's 8 boxers get byes in first Olympics draw

Katie Taylor is just one fight away from a guaranteed medal in Rio.

Woman killed in London knife attack was US citizen

The Met Police have said the suspect is a Norwegian national of Somali descent.

From The42 'This is what we've been pushing for': Irish hockey is finally having its Olympic moment COYBIG

'This is what we've been pushing for': Irish hockey is finally having its Olympic moment

After near misses in 2008 and 2012, the Irish hockey team are ready to make their mark in Rio.

Monday 1 August, 2016

From The42 'I'm definitely starting as one of the favourites and I'll be marked in that way' Road To Rio This post contains videos

'I'm definitely starting as one of the favourites and I'll be marked in that way'

Ireland’s Dan Martin has his sights set on glory in the Olympic cycling road race this Saturday.

Thursday 28 July, 2016

Person with measles travelled by plane to Dublin and then onto Galway

This case is unrelated to the recently reported outbreak that resulted in 34 confirmed measles cases between April and mid-July.

Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Primark kidnapping: 'They offered her sweets... there was a level of planning'

Two teenage girls were detained for three years and three months at a sentencing hearing yesterday.

Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Jobstown protester, 36, dies of heart attack before hearing to dismiss charges RIP

Jobstown protester, 36, dies of heart attack before hearing to dismiss charges

Lawyers for Philip Preston were hoping to have two charges against him thrown out because of a lack of evidence.

Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Judge tells religious order to hand over priests' files to abuse victim

Mark Vincent Healy is taking a legal case against the Holy Ghost Fathers.

Monday 11 July, 2016

Theresa May will become Prime Minister of the UK on Wednesday evening

David Cameron will tender his resignation on Wednesday after parliament.

Thursday 7 July, 2016

Suicide charity Console to be wound down

Staff are being briefed this afternoon.

Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

The athlete’s defence team says it will not appeal the jail term handed down today.

Monday 4 July, 2016

Ireland may wait for the UK's fizzy drinks tax before bringing in its own

We may not have to pay until 2018.

Saturday 2 July, 2016

The financial regulator's enforcement division is down a quarter of its staff

The recruitment campaign is ongoing.

Thursday 30 June, 2016

Wednesday 29 June, 2016

The government has handpicked these 'water experts' to tell us what to do with Irish Water

Charges are suspended until the process has been completed.

Friday 24 June, 2016

BREXIT: The UK has voted to leave the European Union

The fallout of the UK decision has been massive.

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