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#Seán Kelly

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP

The Fine Gael candidate was first elected to the European Parliament in June 2009.

# sean-kelly - Sunday 24 March, 2019

From The42 'People will say it can't compare to Arsenal, but I'm extremely proud of what I have here' Interview

'People will say it can't compare to Arsenal, but I'm extremely proud of what I have here'

Kerry native Sean Kelly reflects on his rollercoaster journey, which included a two-year spell in England.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

From The42 Ex-GAA President set to see his Kerry club realise Croke Park dream Grassroots

Ex-GAA President set to see his Kerry club realise Croke Park dream

Seán Kelly introduced All-Ireland finals at Croke Park for lower grades and now his club Kilcummin are playing there.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Could this be our next president?

Seán Kelly MEP thinks he may have a “great opportunity” to connect with people.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From The42 'The band was so unprepared for an Irish victor that they played God Save the Queen' The Ascent

'The band was so unprepared for an Irish victor that they played God Save the Queen'

Check out this extract from Barry Ryan’s book on the rise of Irish cycling’s golden generation.

# sean-kelly - Monday 30 October, 2017

From The42 Sean Kelly's An Post Chain Reaction to disband for 2018 after failing to secure sponsor Looking To 2019

Sean Kelly's An Post Chain Reaction to disband for 2018 after failing to secure sponsor

‘Despite our best efforts, the team will not progress to the 2018 season. We look towards 2019 with enthusiasm.’

# sean-kelly - Sunday 29 October, 2017

From The42 Patrick's Hill to Paris: The incredible story of Kelly, Roche and Irish cycling's golden era Green And Yellow

Patrick's Hill to Paris: The incredible story of Kelly, Roche and Irish cycling's golden era

Barry Ryan has written the definitive account.

# sean-kelly - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From The42 Sean Kelly's An Post Chain Reaction facing fight for survival in search of new sponsor Uncertainty

Sean Kelly's An Post Chain Reaction facing fight for survival in search of new sponsor

The team’s future is uncertain following the withdrawal of An Post as primary sponsor after nine years.

# sean-kelly - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Michael Collins 'would not be happy' with suggestions Ireland follow Britain out of EU

MEP Seán Kelly said it is “daft” to suggest Ireland should make itself economically dependent on the UK again.

# sean-kelly - Friday 19 May, 2017

From The42 'I spent my confirmation money getting my first bike' -  Sean McKenna on his Rás stage victory dream On Your Bike

'I spent my confirmation money getting my first bike' - Sean McKenna on his Rás stage victory dream

The 21-year-old is preparing for the start of the race this Sunday.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

From The42 A first Irish stage win at Paris-Nice for 28 years as Sam Bennett delivers career-high performance Magnificent

A first Irish stage win at Paris-Nice for 28 years as Sam Bennett delivers career-high performance

The 26-year-old delivered a superb sprint with 150m to go.

# sean-kelly - Saturday 18 February, 2017

From The42 Climb to the top: The team built to produce Ireland's next generation of cycling stars Wheelie Good This post contains videos

Climb to the top: The team built to produce Ireland's next generation of cycling stars

With four Irish riders on their roster, An Post-Chain Reaction are targeting a big 2017.

# sean-kelly - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 'Everyone thinks it’s about fitness, what you eat and all that shit, and there’s way more in it than that.' Hot Wheels This post contains videos

'Everyone thinks it’s about fitness, what you eat and all that shit, and there’s way more in it than that.'

From fighting fires in Mullingar to hill climbs in southern Spain: Damien Shaw talks about becoming a pro cyclist at a late age.

From The42 How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career One Door Closes

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career

As part of his preparation for the 1976 Montreal games, Ireland’s great cyclist got himself a lifetime ban from the Olympics, but put himself in the position to set up a hugely successful pro career.

# sean-kelly - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths

Irish MEP Seán Kelly said people who break rules should be “dealt with”.

# sean-kelly - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

From The42 7 unforgettable moments in Irish cycling history An Post Rás

7 unforgettable moments in Irish cycling history

Cycling has produced some of Irish sport’s most high-profile days.

# sean-kelly - Monday 1 February, 2016

From The42 We spent two days with the An Post Sean Kelly team during their Spanish training camp Behind The Scenes This post contains videos

We spent two days with the An Post Sean Kelly team during their Spanish training camp

Ryan Bailey was in Calpe last week to get an insight into the life of a professional cyclist.

# sean-kelly - Thursday 28 January, 2016

From The42 'Sponsors were scared of cycling because of the doping problems and it was difficult for us' Interview

'Sponsors were scared of cycling because of the doping problems and it was difficult for us'

Ahead of the team’s tenth season on tour, we caught up with Sean Kelly at the team’s training base in Spain.

# sean-kelly - Monday 30 November, 2015

From The42 No Dublin players named in Leinster's inter-provincial squad Weakened

No Dublin players named in Leinster's inter-provincial squad

The All-Ireland champions won’t play any part in this weekend’s series.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Left-wing campaigners are derailing a US free-trade deal for 'political reasons': Hayes

Debate on the so-called TTIP was suspended this morning amid angry scenes.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Former GAA president says FAI should give back the €5 million

…and then Fifa should hand it over to us again as a legitimate grant.

# sean-kelly - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Ireland 'could be top of the class in digital toy market'

Irish MEP Sean Kelly moots Ireland as a prime manufacturing location for niche – but lucrative – business.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Here's when we'll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released

The ECB’s governing council will consider releasing the letter at its meeting next week

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

This guy is warning all sides in the North to refrain from 'dangerous mutual provocation'

He said the European Parliament is willing to act as an ‘honest broker’ to support the peace process.

# sean-kelly - Monday 6 October, 2014

From The42 Sean Kelly praises Dan Martin's tactics after Tour of Lombardy win Cycling

Sean Kelly praises Dan Martin's tactics after Tour of Lombardy win

Three-time winner Kelly was the last Irishman to claim victory in the race.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

# sean-kelly - Monday 26 May, 2014

Sinn Féin take second seat in Ireland South

Liadh Ni Ríada joins perennial poll-topper Brian Crowley in Europe.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South...

Ten counties. Four seats. Exactly 96 hours until the polls open.

# sean-kelly - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly

“The decision was made a number of months ago. Whether I agreed or disagreed with it, it’s over and done with…”

# sean-kelly - Thursday 1 May, 2014

FG MEP: Noonan tax remark is not an election tactic ... His FF rival: Hmmmm

The Finance Minister made one of his clearest statements yet today on possible tax cuts for hard-pressed middle-income workers.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos Gubu This post contains videos

8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos

Fine Gael’s campaign videos for its six MEP candidates are nice productions, but bizarre in places….

# sean-kelly - Monday 28 April, 2014

Enda Kenny tells voters not to get 'carried away with fantasy politics’ before May’s election

The Taoiseach was speaking at the launch of Fine Gael’s European election campaign in Dublin this afternoon.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Dáil's youngest TD to be third Fine Gael candidate in Ireland South

The Wicklow TD will be added to the ticket later today.

# sean-kelly - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Here's who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South

The party held its selection convention this afternoon in Clonmel.

# sean-kelly - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Neknomination highlights need for stricter European control of sites like Facebook

Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly said sites should be obliged to remove content that will have a negative effect on people’s health and European legislation could be the way to do it.

# sean-kelly - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Dáil's youngest TD could run in next year's European elections

Simon Harris is now among those who is considering running in the redrawn Ireland South in next year’s elections.

# sean-kelly - Sunday 17 November, 2013

'He’s very highly regarded': MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job - but they don't think he'll take it

European Council president Herman van Rompuy is said to have approached one Irish MEP, asking them to find out if Kenny is interested in taking one of two top EU jobs that become available next year.

# sean-kelly - Saturday 16 November, 2013

'I'm not confident, but I am hopeful': New boundaries create new challenges for FG's MEPs

While the focus has been on Dublin and how to replace Gay Mitchell, Fine Gael is targeting half of the eight seats outside of the capital.

# sean-kelly - Friday 15 November, 2013

Seán Kelly hopeful that GAA will look at saving its birthplace GAA

Seán Kelly hopeful that GAA will look at saving its birthplace

The former GAA president says he has received a positive response from the organisation this week about the future of the Hayes’ Hotel.

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