The Irish women’s team were narrowly beaten by Australia in the first round of the four- kilometre Team Pursuit at the World Track Championships in Berlin. Despite the loss the team will take heart from the ride which saw them break a new national record.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
As she climbed the podium in Hungary to receive first prize in the European Masters Powerlifting Championship, the sound of Amhrán na bhFiann playing over the speakers, Cork grandmother Karen Barry felt an immense rush of pride.
Sun, 06 Oct, 2019
So that’s Monday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
A survivor of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, who was abandoned in an orphanage before being adopted in Co Meath has described a new wave of tourism following the popular TV series as 'disrespectful and dangerous.'
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
The Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) is hopeful that the International Olympic Council's (IOC) investigation into Pat Hickey and the Rio 2016 ticketing scandal will be completed before the Tokyo Games in 2020.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
Her routine is simple, its execution less so: three to four hours a day on the water, another 90 minutes in the gym — 14 to 16 sessions each week, all adding up to one exhausted athlete by the time Jenny Egan crumples into bed on a Saturday night.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
There were moments yesterday when I thought we had it. Barrett’s turnovers. Keegans goal. 50 minutes, and Diarmuid O’Connor appeared on the big screen. Wearing the weight of the world on his face all summer, he had appeared to be a man who had seen far too much for one so young. In that moment he looked fresher and less burdened, writes
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
Olivia O’Toole was part of the Republic of Ireland senior women’s team between 1991 and 2009. Winning more than 130 caps, she remains the team’s record goalscorer having netted 54 times. Born and bred in Dublin’s north inner-city, she remains embedded in the local community and works as a recreation officer with Dublin City Council.
Sun, 09 Apr, 2017
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017