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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 15 October, 2019

#Flying the flag

# flying-the-flag - Today’s News

From The42 'The dream has always been to get onto the LPGA. If a girl from Cavan can do it, then anybody can' The Big Time

'The dream has always been to get onto the LPGA. If a girl from Cavan can do it, then anybody can'

Leona Maguire is primed for the world’s biggest stage in 2020 after her remarkable rise to the top.

From The42 Back-to-back champion Sanita Puspure one of five Irish up for prestigious World Rowing Awards World Class

Back-to-back champion Sanita Puspure one of five Irish up for prestigious World Rowing Awards

New crew of Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy and fellow Corkman Ronan Byrne are also nominated.

# flying-the-flag - Yesterday’s News

From The42 'Absolutely huge' - Ireland crowned European AFL champions after remarkable showing in London On The Up

'Absolutely huge' - Ireland crowned European AFL champions after remarkable showing in London

Mike Currane’s Irish Banshees won five games from five, and didn’t concede a single score.

From The42 'I gave out the jerseys the other day and there were lads with tears in their eyes' Flying The Flag

'I gave out the jerseys the other day and there were lads with tears in their eyes'

The Irish Defence Forces are off to the Chinese city of Wuhan to compete at the World Military Games this week.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From The42 Three from three for Ireland as Walsh eases into World Championships last 16 Going Well

Three from three for Ireland as Walsh eases into World Championships last 16

The Belfast boxer follows in the footsteps of Cork’s Christina Desmond and Cavan’s Ceire Smith.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From The42 All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020 Capital Loss

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020

All-Star defender Sinéad Goldrick and key forward Niamh McEvoy become the first Dubs to join the Irish invasion Down Under.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 30 September, 2019

From The42 Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after Onwards This post contains videos

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after

‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From The42 McCabe helps Arsenal coast through to Women's Champions League last 16 Flying The Flag

McCabe helps Arsenal coast through to Women's Champions League last 16

The Ireland captain started as Arsenal saw off Fiorentina this evening.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 7 September, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage 14 at Vuelta to continue incredible season Flying The Flag

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage 14 at Vuelta to continue incredible season

The 28-year-old Bora-Hansgrohe rider secured his 13th stage win of the year.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 31 August, 2019

From The42 Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games Flying The Flag

Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games

The W2 crew of Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley became the fourth Irish boat to qualify for Tokyo.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From The42 'I've lost some great friends - pilots in aviation accidents. Life can be very fickle' Flying The Flag

'I've lost some great friends - pilots in aviation accidents. Life can be very fickle'

How his military career shaped Jim Gavin the manager.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

From The42 Ireland U21 stars Idah and Connolly set to make full senior debuts across the water tonight Big Futures

Ireland U21 stars Idah and Connolly set to make full senior debuts across the water tonight

There’s strong Irish involvement across the board in the Carabao Cup.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 19 August, 2019

From The42 Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team Flying The Flag

Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team

Conor Purcell and Caolan Rafferty are also named in the GB and Ireland team to face USA next month.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 16 August, 2019

From The42 Home favourite Meadow leads the way at the World Invitational in Ballymena Flying The Flag

Home favourite Meadow leads the way at the World Invitational in Ballymena

Leona Maguire is also on the charge in Northern Ireland.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Natalya Coyle qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics Flying The Flag

Ireland's Natalya Coyle qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Meath woman finished eighth at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 As it happened: Dundalk v Riga, Champions League first qualifying round first-leg Flying The Flag

As it happened: Dundalk v Riga, Champions League first qualifying round first-leg

Oriel Park played host to the European clash.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 27 June, 2019

From The42 Amateur champion Sugrue to lead Ireland at European Championships Flying The Flag

Amateur champion Sugrue to lead Ireland at European Championships

The Mallow golfer will play in the Irish Open Pro-Am before travelling to Sweden.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From The42 Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games Flying The Flag

Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games

Minsk is hosting this year’s event, which takes place from 21-30 June.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

From The42 Ireland trio named in Barbarians squad to face England in historic Twickenham clash Flying The Flag

Ireland trio named in Barbarians squad to face England in historic Twickenham clash

The Baa Baas women’s side face the Red Roses as part of a double-header in London next month.

From The42 The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under CrossCoders

The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under

Kate Flood and Áine Tighe were both delighted to put pen to paper and sign for Trent Cooper’s Freo.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 18 May, 2019

From The42 Three-try Ospreys beat Scarlets to take final Champions Cup spot Flying The Flag

Three-try Ospreys beat Scarlets to take final Champions Cup spot

Scarlets will have to make do with a place in the Challenge Cup next season.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 22 April, 2019

From The42 'It's been encouraging' - Lowry and Power take 'many positives' from top-six finishes Irish Eye

'It's been encouraging' - Lowry and Power take 'many positives' from top-six finishes

So close, but yet so far at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 5 April, 2019

From The42 Down's Olivia Mehaffey makes history as she qualifies for final round at Augusta Flying The Flag

Down's Olivia Mehaffey makes history as she qualifies for final round at Augusta

Tied for 11th, the 21-year-old will now compete at the home of the Masters.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 April, 2019

From The42 Wait for first pro win continues as Maguire finishes two shots behind in California Irish Eye

Wait for first pro win continues as Maguire finishes two shots behind in California

The Cavan golfer slipped up on the final day at the IOA Championship.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From The42 Ulster duo Maguire and McDowell lead in California and Dominican Republic On The Cusp

Ulster duo Maguire and McDowell lead in California and Dominican Republic

Leona Maguire and Graeme McDowell both front their respective fields going into their final rounds.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 14 February, 2019

From The42 Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan Land Down Under

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan

It’s been a mixed opening round in Australia.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From The42 Quinn hits landmark as Irish duo help Arsenal past United into League Cup final Gunning For Glory

Quinn hits landmark as Irish duo help Arsenal past United into League Cup final

The Gunners now face City in a repeat of the 2018 decider.

From The42 Tipp star in line for AFLW debut while four other Irish set to start this weekend Flying The Flag

Tipp star in line for AFLW debut while four other Irish set to start this weekend

Aisling McCarthy has made the Western Bulldogs cut with her ‘power, speed and ball-handling ability’ impressing.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 3 February, 2019

From The42 Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz Irish Eye This post contains videos

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

The Donegal star kicked a goal, while Cora Staunton finished with two.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 31 January, 2019

From The42 Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend Flying The Flag

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend

Donegal star forward Yvonne Bonner and Mayo duo Sarah Rowe and Cora Staunton all start.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 21 January, 2019

From The42 'She’s got plenty of tricks' - Rowe catches the eye on big weekend for Irish in Oz Crossing Codes

'She’s got plenty of tricks' - Rowe catches the eye on big weekend for Irish in Oz

The Mayo star impressed in her first AFLW run-out, as did Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

From The42 Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco Flying The Flag

Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco

The Cavan golfer is five shots off the lead at the Lalla Aicha Tour School.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 17 December, 2018

From The42 All positive as Leona Maguire stays well on course for European Tour card in Morocco Irish Eye This post contains videos

All positive as Leona Maguire stays well on course for European Tour card in Morocco

After carding 68 and 70 in the opening two rounds, the Cavan golfer’s bid is going to plan.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 3 December, 2018

From The42 Irish referee O'Neill selected for next year's Women's World Cup Flying The Flag

Irish referee O'Neill selected for next year's Women's World Cup

The Wexford native will officiate at next summer’s tournament in France.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From The42 Going for gold! Harrington books second World Championship final with stunning performance Flying The Flag

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 Dublin teen Niamh Coyne storms to stunning silver at Youth Olympic Games Swim Good This post contains videos

Dublin teen Niamh Coyne storms to stunning silver at Youth Olympic Games

Mona McSharry just missed out on the podium.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 20 August, 2018

From The42 Ireland captain McCabe leads the way with Arsenal brace on busy day across the water Irish Eye

Ireland captain McCabe leads the way with Arsenal brace on busy day across the water

There was plenty of Irish involvement in the group stages of the Women’s Super League Continental Cup.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From The42 Good news for Irish duo in Oz as Nash and O'Connor elevated for same AFL game Head To Head

Good news for Irish duo in Oz as Nash and O'Connor elevated for same AFL game

Meath’s Conor Nash is set for his AFL debut while Kerry’s Mark O’Connor has also been promoted as Hawthorn and Geelong face off.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 4 August, 2018

From The42 Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs Smoke On The Water This post contains videos

Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs

Shane Ryan is also in action in the 50m backstroke final.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From The42 Good day for Team Ireland in Glasgow as O'Donovans power into European semis Skibbereen Success

Good day for Team Ireland in Glasgow as O'Donovans power into European semis

There was success for Gary and Paul, while Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll also qualified for semi-finals.

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