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#Flying the flag

# flying-the-flag - Monday 8 August, 2022

'Dream come true' as Conor Coventry makes Premier League debut
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# Flying The Flag

'Dream come true' as Conor Coventry makes Premier League debut

Mon 12:58 PM 12,833 Views 8 Comments

The Republic of Ireland U21 captain came on in the closing minutes of West Ham’s defeat to Manchester City.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Gold for Lavin, season's best for Coscoran as both Irish Olympians win medals
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# Flying The Flag

Gold for Lavin, season's best for Coscoran as both Irish Olympians win medals

May 25th 2022, 9:31 PM 7,646 Views 2 Comments

Limerick star Lavin won the 100m hurdles final in Anhalt.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Clare's Considine crowned AFLW champion again after Grand final win with Adelaide
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Clare's Considine crowned AFLW champion again after Grand final win with Adelaide

Updated Apr 9th 2022, 12:46 PM 22,447 Views 5 Comments

The Crows saw off Melbourne in the decider, with Sinéad Goldrick excellent in defeat.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 7 April, 2022

'Nothing but good things to say' - praise for Liverpool's Irish trio after title success
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# Irish Reds

'Nothing but good things to say' - praise for Liverpool's Irish trio after title success

Apr 7th 2022, 3:27 PM 5,606 Views 0 Comments

Lovely words for Niamh Fahey, Leanne Kiernan and Megan Campbell in Matt Beard’s guide to his squad.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 4 April, 2022

More recognition for Staunton and O'Dwyer as Irish duo nominated for AFLW MVP
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# Flying The Flag

More recognition for Staunton and O'Dwyer as Irish duo nominated for AFLW MVP

Apr 4th 2022, 12:46 PM 5,773 Views 0 Comments

Bríd Stack is also in the running for Most Courageous Player.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Two Irish stars in line for top All-Australian honours
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# Flying The Flag

Two Irish stars in line for top All-Australian honours

Mar 30th 2022, 11:24 AM 9,152 Views 1 Comment

Cora Staunton and Orla O’Dwyer are in the initial 40-strong squad.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Irish disappointment as Chelsea and City reach FA Cup semi-finals, Barrett brilliant in Germany
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# Flying The Flag

Irish disappointment as Chelsea and City reach FA Cup semi-finals, Barrett brilliant in Germany

Mar 20th 2022, 6:38 PM 4,116 Views 1 Comment

Super sub Amber Barrett scored two and assisted one as FC Koln all but secured their place in the Frauen-Bundesliga for another year.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Giant ambitions as Eagle soars: the Irish leaders making an impact in Australia
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# The42 Reads

Giant ambitions as Eagle soars: the Irish leaders making an impact in Australia

Mar 6th 2022, 10:00 AM 17,604 Views 1 Comment

Cora Staunton and Aisling McCarthy are important figures at GWS Giants and West Coast Eagles respectively.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 27 February, 2022

The Irish contingent central to Liverpool's promotion bid and FA Cup dream
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# Flying The Flag

The Irish contingent central to Liverpool's promotion bid and FA Cup dream

Updated Feb 27th 2022, 10:23 AM 12,242 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Fahey, Leanne Kiernan, Megan Campbell and S&C coach Colm Smith are having a big influence on Merseyside.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Two new Irish records set on World Indoor Tour
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# Flying The Flag

Two new Irish records set on World Indoor Tour

Feb 19th 2022, 4:50 PM 6,372 Views 1 Comment

Georgie Hartigan and Sarah Healy had a day to remember in Birmingham.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Leona Maguire and Séamus Power shoot up world rankings after weekend exploits
# Making Moves
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# Making Moves

Leona Maguire and Séamus Power shoot up world rankings after weekend exploits

Updated Feb 8th 2022, 12:00 PM 30,694 Views 0 Comments

Maguire hits a career-high of 20th following her maiden LPGA Tour win.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 7 February, 2022

Brilliant Coscoran wins World Indoor Tour mile in New York, with McCann third
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Brilliant Coscoran wins World Indoor Tour mile in New York, with McCann third

Feb 7th 2022, 11:41 AM 4,471 Views 4 Comments

‘We’re back, baby!’

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Two Irish stars named in AFLW Team of the Week
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# Flying The Flag

Two Irish stars named in AFLW Team of the Week

Feb 2nd 2022, 6:11 PM 7,806 Views 1 Comment

Mayo’s Aileen Gilroy and Áine Tighe of Leitrim have really impressed Down Under.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley
# Preview
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# Preview

Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley

Dec 5th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,889 Views 4 Comments

The Republic of Ireland captain will fly the flag on the big stage.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 3 December, 2021

'It's been a phenomenal year for Irish women in sport'
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

'It's been a phenomenal year for Irish women in sport'

Dec 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 2,156 Views 2 Comments

Leona Maguire was one of many to excel on the world stage in 2021.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Ireland captain and Arsenal star McCabe named WSL Player of the Month for October
# We've Got McCabe
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# We've Got McCabe

Ireland captain and Arsenal star McCabe named WSL Player of the Month for October

Nov 4th 2021, 11:33 AM 2,067 Views 1 Comment

Katie McCabe has been in stellar form of late.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 21 October, 2021

'A phenomenal athlete' - Irish teen Slevin finishes 19th at World Gymnastics Championships
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# Flying The Flag

'A phenomenal athlete' - Irish teen Slevin finishes 19th at World Gymnastics Championships

Oct 21st 2021, 2:20 PM 3,307 Views 1 Comment

The Galway native made history earlier this week in Japan.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Kiernan continues Liverpool goal-scoring form, Connolly downs Birmingham's Irish Seven
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# Flying The Flag

Kiernan continues Liverpool goal-scoring form, Connolly downs Birmingham's Irish Seven

Oct 13th 2021, 10:15 PM 6,189 Views 0 Comments

There were two Irish scorers on a busy night of Continental Cup action.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

'Representing Ireland in Europe is a huge honour' - Champions League adventure begins
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# Flying The Flag

'Representing Ireland in Europe is a huge honour' - Champions League adventure begins

Aug 17th 2021, 10:39 AM 6,086 Views 2 Comments

Peamount United face Serbian champions Spartak Subotica in tomorrow’s Qualifying Round.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 16 July, 2021

McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65
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# Flying The Flag

McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 8:29 PM 11,067 Views 5 Comments

‘I’m just trying to play my own game and not even look at the board,’ says McIlroy.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 18 June, 2021

Fremantle show faith in Leitrim star with new deal despite two injury-ravaged seasons
# Comeback Is On
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# Comeback Is On

Fremantle show faith in Leitrim star with new deal despite two injury-ravaged seasons

Jun 18th 2021, 9:56 AM 3,386 Views 0 Comments

Áine Tighe will look to make her AFLW debut next season after a nightmare run of knee injuries.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Ireland's Aine Donegan eliminates leading qualifier to reach last 32 of Amateur Championship
# Going Well
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# Going Well

Ireland's Aine Donegan eliminates leading qualifier to reach last 32 of Amateur Championship

Jun 9th 2021, 9:07 PM 3,345 Views 1 Comment

The Lahinch golfer led the charge on a good day for the Irish contingent.

Tipp's Premiership champion O'Dwyer among Irish stars returning to AFLW next season
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# Flying The Flag

Tipp's Premiership champion O'Dwyer among Irish stars returning to AFLW next season

Jun 9th 2021, 5:06 PM 7,872 Views 2 Comments

Dublin duo Sinéad Goldrick and Lauren Magee will also head back to Melbourne.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 14 May, 2021

Ireland duo impress at World Cup as Coyle finishes fifth and Brassil edges closer to Olympic qualification
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# Flying The Flag

Ireland duo impress at World Cup as Coyle finishes fifth and Brassil edges closer to Olympic qualification

May 14th 2021, 7:59 PM 4,876 Views 0 Comments

‘I’m absolutely delighted with a fifth place in the World Cup final,’ Coyle said. ‘It’s a competition that replicates the Olympics so I’m delighted I’m coming into form.’

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final
# History Makers
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# History Makers

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final

Updated May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 82,449 Views 13 Comments

And having qualified for the Olympics yesterday, Ireland’s mixed 4x400m team finished seventh in their final.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 26 April, 2021

Irish heptathlete O'Connor 'so excited for what's next' after stunning second and national record in Italy
# One To Watch
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# One To Watch

Irish heptathlete O'Connor 'so excited for what's next' after stunning second and national record in Italy

Apr 26th 2021, 9:21 AM 7,563 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old’s first heptathlon in two years was one to remember.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 2 April, 2021

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow
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# Flying The Flag

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,259 Views 0 Comments

With nine players involved across the six teams remaining, we’re guaranteed another Irish Premiership winner.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'
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# Green Army

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'

Mar 31st 2021, 8:10 PM 9,314 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Watkins and the Irish women’s hockey team are aiming for another memorable summer.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Huge performances from 'first-class' McCabe and 'magnificent' Moloney bode well for Ireland
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# Flying The Flag

Huge performances from 'first-class' McCabe and 'magnificent' Moloney bode well for Ireland

Mar 30th 2021, 3:53 PM 1,744 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn was also on the scoresheet in Italy over the weekend.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'
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# Flying The Flag

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:42 PM 4,510 Views 0 Comments

Tokyo-targeting Colin Judge and Martin Gordon hope Paralympics Ireland’s fundraiser helps them – and others – to The Next Level.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 19 March, 2021

Two good wins for Irish trainers as Vanillier triumphs in Albert Bartlett
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# Cheltenham 2021

Two good wins for Irish trainers as Vanillier triumphs in Albert Bartlett

Mar 19th 2021, 3:03 PM 2,386 Views 0 Comments

Beforehand, Belfast Banter sprung a 33-1 surprise in the McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'We’re really happy to have the Irish girls. They just play sport how it’s meant to be played'
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# Flying The Flag

'We’re really happy to have the Irish girls. They just play sport how it’s meant to be played'

Mar 16th 2021, 9:49 AM 5,133 Views 1 Comment

Aisling McCarthy and Niamh and Grace Kelly starred for West Coast Eagles in their big win yesterday.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 6 March, 2021

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors
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# Going Well

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors

Mar 6th 2021, 12:40 PM 35,023 Views 6 Comments

Nadia Power, Mark English, Cian McPhillips and Phil Healy are all in action in the business end of their respective events this evening.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Power's stunning form continues on successful day for Irish women's middle-distance running
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# Winning

Power's stunning form continues on successful day for Irish women's middle-distance running

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 9:50 PM 11,186 Views 5 Comments

The Dubliner produced another impressive 800m win in Belgium, while Síofra Cléirigh Büttner ran a big 1500m in Boston.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 24 January, 2021

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title
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# Flying The Flag

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title

Jan 24th 2021, 9:25 PM 79,498 Views 16 Comments

The 2011 Open champion won again in Hualalai.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France
# Sam The Man
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# Sam The Man

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France

Sep 2nd 2020, 4:59 PM 39,138 Views 39 Comments

The Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider had a third-place finish, with Wout van Aert claiming Stage 5.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Big milestone ahead as Zach Tuohy set to go second on AFL appearance list for Irish players
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# Flying The Flag

Big milestone ahead as Zach Tuohy set to go second on AFL appearance list for Irish players

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 12:03 PM 27,928 Views 12 Comments

The Laois star and Kerry’s Mark O’Connor are in line for a big clash with Geelong.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions

Aug 4th 2020, 9:59 AM 8,668 Views 0 Comments

Grace and Niamh Kelly will return to the Eagles after impressing in their debut season.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 30 May, 2020

No joy for the Irish in Germany as Donegal striker Barrett sees red on Bundesliga restart
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# Back In Business

No joy for the Irish in Germany as Donegal striker Barrett sees red on Bundesliga restart

May 30th 2020, 9:28 AM 3,978 Views 1 Comment

The focus switches to Claire O’Riordan and her MSV Duisburg side today.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 17 February, 2020

'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew
# Famous Five
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# Famous Five

'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew

Feb 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,845 Views 3 Comments

Leinster’s returning international quintet played their part in securing another win for the province at the RDS on Saturday.

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