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UEFA EURO 2020 – 100 DAYS TO GO

The imposing UEFA EURO 2020 Countdown Clock on Barnardo Square in Dublin’s city centre has reached the ‘100 days to go’ milestone.  The tournament kicks off on June 12th, and…

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History

Triple Crown History and Winners

In rugby union, the Triple Crown is an honour contested annually by the “Home Nations” – i.e. England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales who compete within the larger Six Nations Championship….

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Irish News

Rugby – Off The Ball Podcasts

For any rugby fans check out “Rugby Off the Ball” Padcasts. (lets hope Ireland do a number on England on Sunday) You dont need an account to listen to these,…

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History

History of the Six Nations

The Six Nations Championship is one of the biggest dates in the rugby union calendar bringing together the best sides in Europe. England, Wales, Ireland, France, Scotland and Italy compete…

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Sport

Dublin Racing Festival This Weekend At Leopardstown

The Dublin Racing Festival is taking place Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 2020 at Leopardstown Racecourse. 8 Grade One Races -2.1 Million in Prize Money Expect something different; join…

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Clubs and Organisations

Go for Life – Sport for Older People Programme

The Go for Life Programme aims to increase participation among older people in recreational sport activities. The Programme is administered by Age and Opportunity, and overseen by a Steering Group…

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Clubs and Organisations

History of the Garda Síochána Boat Club

On 9th June 1954 a meeting was held at Islandbridge with a view to establishing a Boat Club for members of An Garda Síochána. The meeting was presided over by the…

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Sport

Fixed matches and prisoners of conscience: A history of politics intruding on football

There is an old tradition in England that sport and politics do not mix. This carried over into FIFA when it was established in 1904, sought to take control of…

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Features

An Garda Síochána Coiste Siamsa Sportstar Awards 2019

The 26th Annual Coiste Siamsa Garda Sportstar Awards took place at Minella Hotel, Clonmel, Co Tipperary on Saturday 9th November, 2019. The Sportstar awards recognise members of An Garda Síochána…

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Sport

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth, by name of George Herman Ruth, Jr., also called the Bambino and the Sultan of Swat, (born February 6, 1895, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.—died August 16, 1948, New York,…

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Sport

Diego Maradona – Soccer’s Greatest Star – A Tragedy

On November 10, 2001, Diego Armando Maradona played his final testimonial match, in Buenos Aires. For those unacquainted with the tradition, testimonials are tribute games, played for adoring, nostalgic fans,…

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Sport

The Incredible Story of Stephen Roche

Very few people have won a Tour de France and only eight cyclists have won two Grand Tours in a year. Seven have wo both a Grand Tour and The…

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Sport

14 Great Irish Sportsmen

There’s been no shortage of Irish sporting heroes down through the years, and to follow on from our list of the greatest female athletes ever to come out of the…

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Events

GARDA V DUBLIN FIRE BRIGADE CHARITY BOXING EVENT

Next Friday the 20th of September Gardaí will face off against members of the Dublin Fire Brigade in a charity novice boxing event in aid of the following charities; •…

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Sport

Homecoming for both Dublin teams announced

Dublin fans will get their chances to celebrate again in two weeks’ time as the homecoming for both the 2019 All-Ireland mens and ladies champions will take place on 29…

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Sport

10 Things You May Not Know About Muhammad Ali

1. A red-and-white Schwinn bicycle launched his boxing career. When the 12-year-old Clay’s beloved bicycle was stolen in October 1954, he reported the theft to Louisville, Kentucky, police officer Joe…

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Sport

10 Sporting Events – 100 Years of Irish History

As major historical events have unfolded in our fascinating but troubled past, a sporting event happened down the road as in 1916 or may have been the central part of…

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Sport

Rory McIlroy wins FedEx Cup title to earn €15m

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy won the Tour Championship for a second time to secure the FedEx Cup title. McIlroy, 30, carded a final-round 66 to finish on 18 under par,…

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Sport

Mind games begin as Kerry and Dublin face into final build-up

Let the mind larks begin. Now that fate and destiny and the stars have aligned, and Kerry get the chance to stop Dublin from setting the one football record that…

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Sport

Dublin to go head-to head with Mayo again

Old rivalries are set to be renewed next weekend after the All-Ireland football semi-final line-up was confirmed this afternoon. Dublin’s win in Omagh means that they top their Super 8s…

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Sport

Galway Races Tuesday preview, tips

Yesterday saw over 20,000 people flock to the Galway Races for the opening day of action, and Jody Townend was the star of the show. The 21 year old Cork…

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Events

Punchestown Racing Festival (Book Now)

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Sport

FIFA shares the benefits of Russia 2018 with 416 clubs around the globe

After staging an unforgettable 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Russia, FIFA can today confirm the payments that will be made under the Club Benefits Programme, which will see a share…

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Sport

Mullinalaghta’s success is one built on belief

The question is the central one: how did Mullinalaghta develop the confidence to defy an overwhelming consensus when they took on Kilmacud Crokes in Sunday’s Leinster club football final? As…

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