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Obituary of handball player Joseph Patrick 'Joey‘ Maher: 'A moment in his time was a moment to savour’

You’ve seen them around, these crumbling old theatres of concrete and stone. The countryside is dotted with them.

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Audit reveals reveals losses of €113,493

Such was the scope of the Deloitte audit of Horse Sport Ireland that last week’s column could not give it the coverage it warranted.

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Ireland call for Glanmire Basketball quartet

The pre-eminent force in women’s basketball, Glanmire, provides four players to Ireland’s 12-person squad for the European Championships for Small Countries in Gibraltar next month.

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Motorsport: Roy White looks the man to beat as action moves to Cavan

The Triton Showers National Rally Championship reaches its midpoint on Sunday with the Hotel Kilmore Cavan Rally, the fourth round of the campaign that allows competitors pick their best six from eight events.

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Eddie Dunbar digs deep to stop Rás hopes unravelling in Sneem

Eddie Dunbar avoided disaster to stay in contention for the yellow jersey at the An Post Rás yesterday, the young Corkman battling to limit his losses to just 14 seconds after a late mechanical threatened to derail his chances.

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Katie Taylor vows to seize chance to rule the world for record sixth time

Katie Taylor has vowed to put everything on the line in Central Asia to edge a step closer to writing a chapter in the history of international women’s boxing that will probably never be surpassed.

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‘Delighted’ Katie Taylor books Olympics spot after tough duel

Katie Taylor qualified for her second successive Olympics after subduing battling Mexican lightweight Victoria Torres at the World Women’s Elite Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan yesterday.

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Sergiu Ciobanu ‘robbed’ claim rejected

Athletics Ireland has rejected the suggestion by Irish marathoner Sergiu Ciobanu that his Moldovan background counted against him in the decision to omit him from the Olympic marathon team.

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European medalists cut down to size in Munster

Kings of Europe cut down to size in Munster.

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Hard work pays as Eoin Morton pulls off shock victory in Charleville

Eoin Morton claimed one of the most remarkable stages of the An Post Rás for many a year yesterday when he edged erstwhile breakaway man and fellow county rider Bryan McCrystal (Louth ASEA/Wheelkworx) at the end of a nail-biting journey from Multyfarnham to Charleville.

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Determined Katie Taylor now just one step from Rio Olympics

Katie Taylor will book a ticket for Rio 2016 if she beats Mexico’s Victoria Torres this afternoon – and she could also qualify if she loses.

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Heartbroken Sergiu Ciobanu set to appeal after ‘unfair’ Olympics omission

Irish marathon runner Sergiu Ciobanu says he “feels robbed” after Athletics Ireland chose to omit him from the Olympic team last night in favour of Paul Pollock.

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Ciarán Power rolls back the years in An Post Rás

Taco van der Hoorn of the Dutch Join-S de Rijke squad won yesterday’s opening stage of the An Post Rás on a day that saw 40-year old ex-Irish Olympian Ciarán Power roll back the years and barrel in for a mighty result of his own.

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Gráinne Walsh within one win of capturing a World medal

Offaly welterweight Gráinne Walsh moved to within one win of becoming the only Irish boxer besides Katie Taylor to medal at the World Women’s Elite Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan yesterday.

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Ciara Neville star of show with hat-trick

Ciara Neville of Castletroy College was the star performer at the Munster Schools Track and Field Championships on Saturday at the Waterford Regional SC.

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