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Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
Former Liverpool captain Ronnie Whelan believes the current crop of Reds are finishing the season stronger than their rivals and that gives them the best chance of winning the title.
Wed, 09 Apr, 2014
Tue, 08 Apr, 2014
It might not even be released yet, but Warner Bros. are already developing a sequel to 'The Lego Movie'.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2014
The Irish Sailing Association believe a “malicious campaign” against sailor Peter O’Leary cost the country a medal at the Olympic Games.
Sat, 08 Dec, 2012
Irish sailor Peter O’Leary has escaped a ban by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after he bet on a competitor to win a race at the 2008 Beijing Games.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2012
The Lord Mayor of Cork has announced a major review of the city’s sporting facilities to see what can be done to help the next generation of Irish Olympic athletes.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2012
Disappointment added to disappointment for the beleaguered Irish Star duo of Peter O’Leary and David Burrows.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2012
Irish sharp-shooter Derek Burnett’s chances of making the final of the Men’s Trap in London look to be slipping away.
Sun, 05 Aug, 2012
Team Ireland can win their first medal at the Olympic games tonight when John Joe Nevin fights Oscar Valdez Fierro of Mexico in their bantamweight quarter-final.
There were mixed fortunes for Ireland’s boxers last night on a day when the track and field team also got a chance to taste the Olympic atmosphere.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2012
One of Ireland’s top athletics chiefs admits to having concerns about Derval O’Rourke’s readiness for the Olympic Games following a betting scandal involving boyfriend Peter O’Leary.
Ireland’s best remaining hope of a sailing medal, Annalise Murphy, goes into her final two Laser Radial fleet races today in second place.
There will be three Irish athletes involved in the first day of track action at the Olympic Games in London today.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2012
Ireland’s Peter O’Leary and David Burrows needed a strong start to the second half of their Olympic regatta off Weymouth, but instead find themselves fighting to stay inside the top 10 after being disqualified from their first race.
It has been a largely disappointing day for Team Ireland at the London Olympics today.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2012
Team Ireland continued the good work at Weymouth today in their hunt for Olympic medals.
Sanita Puspure is first of the Irish competitors out today in the women's C semi finals in the sculls at the London Olympics.
Ireland’s troubled Star crew Peter O’Leary and David Burrows have had a day to reset their gauges and hopefully come out fighting for the second half of their Olympic regatta.
After four races on Weymouth Bay, Annalise Murphy remains the only unbeaten sailor at the 2012 Olympic Regatta.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
Ireland’s Annalise Murphy put herself firmly in the frame for Olympic sailing gold in the Laser Radial class by stretching her dream start to four straight victories.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2012
Ireland's Olympians are producing some phenomenal performances today at London 2012.
Team Ireland's Peter O'Leary and David Burrows finished 11th in their latest race of the Men's star class today, taking them to sixth place overall.
Annalise Murphy has today won her third race in the women's Laser Radial class.
Annalise Murphy is out to keep her good start going today in races 3 and 4 of the women's Laser Radial class.
The Olympic Council of Ireland will take no action on the betting allegation against Star Class skipper Peter O’Leary until they receive the full documentation requested from the person making the allegation.
Ireland’s Annalise Murphy made a dream start to her first Olympic regatta when she delivered a confident pair of race wins in the Laser Radial class, sailing in the brisk wind conditions which she prefers.
Ireland's sailors have had an impressive day so far at the London Olympics.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2012
Annalise Murphy was always encouraged to be independent.
The Irish sailor named in the so-called betting scandal did not break any rules at the time, according to the Olympic Council of Ireland.
Irish sailing duo David Burrows and Peter O'Leary have finished in second place in the first of four races this afternoon in the Men’s Star Class.
Sun, 29 Jul, 2012
With their official practice race today, Ireland’s Star class duo Peter O’Leary and David Burrows are the only members of the Olympic sailing team who remained in Weymouth and did not travel to London for the opening ceremony last night.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2012
Sailing has used the successes of Ireland’s amateur boxers as the template to raise standards within the sport.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2012
Ireland’s Peter O’Leary and David Burrows signalled their intent for London 2012 on Saturday when they won gold at the pre-Olympic world cup regatta in Weymouth.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2012
James Espey has extended Irish yachting interest in the Olympic Games to a fourth event, after qualifying for London through the Laser World Championships in Germany.
Tue, 08 May, 2012
Irish Olympic High Jump hopeful Deirdre Ryan is eager to get back into competitive action ahead of London 2012, following an ankle injury which has ruled the Dundrum-based athlete out since January.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2012
Ireland’s Peter O’Leary and David Burrows moved into the overall lead of the Star class at the Bacardi Cup in Miami yesterday after they took their second race victory of the week at the Grade 2 event on Biscayne Bay.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012
2008 Olympian Peter O’Leary and David Burrows of Ireland have won the first race of the day for the Star class in the BACARDI Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG Bank.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2012
It may be the Olympics but don’t expect the world.
Wed, 15 Feb, 2012
Peter O’Leary and David Burrows, the Irish Star duo, were the first from Team Ireland to qualify for tomorrow’s Medal Races at the Rolex Miami OCR.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2012
PETER O’LEARY and David Burrows finish their Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships with mixed emotions.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2011
FOUR years ago Matt McGovern was left disappointed to miss out on Olympic qualification by one point.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2011
PETER O’LEARY and David Burrows were left looking for the positives after a tough third day of racing at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships after they were disqualified for starting too early in yesterday’s second race.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2011
AFTER the inevitable highs and lows of the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships first set of medals were decided on Sunday, yesterday it was back down to the business of the qualification series.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
PETER O’LEARY and David Burrows have targeted Olympic qualification as their primary goal at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Western Australia.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2011
IRELAND’S elite Olympic sailors are amongst the favourites at the third multi-class ISAF Sailing World Championships which start this weekend at Perth, Australia.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2011
DERVAL O’ROURKE won’t be bidding to cash in her silver medal for gold at next year’s European championships in Helsinki which come just a matter of weeks ahead of the Olympic Games in London.
Thu, 22 Sep, 2011
IRISH contenders for the London 2012 Olympics, Peter O’Leary and David Burrows, ended the first Star keelboat championship in Irish waters in fourth place yesterday as Italians Diego Negri and Enrico Voltolini took the European title.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2011
IRISH hopes of victory on home waters were dashed over the weekend as Britain’s first teams in the open and youth events of the ISAF World Team Racing Championships at Schull emerged overall winners.
Mon, 05 Sep, 2011
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