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Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series Returns To Ireland This September

Downpatrick Head in Mayo will host the event on September 12 2021 Ireland will return to the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in 2021. Surrounded by a rugged coastal landscape,…

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Clubs and Organisations

The #MUNSTERMACHINE, #BEE part of it, a new BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance Campaign supported by Munster Rugby

BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance and Munster Rugby have teamed up to create one of the most tangible charity partnerships imaginable.  The interactive ambulance service, which was founded by Munster couple Mary…

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Health

Wellness Tips with Olympian Thomas Barr

Picture above: Thomas Barr. Image courtesy of tombarr247 (Thomas Barr) There’s no doubt about it, Covid has had an impact on almost all areas of our lives. And though there’s still lots of uncertainty…

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Interview

Stuart Lancaster Leadership Podcast

Image courtesy of @LeinsterRugby In yesterday’s podcast we were thrilled to be joined by former England and current Leinster Senior coach, Stuart Lancaster. In this discussion, Stuart, along with one…

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Sport

Ruddock And Furlong Return as Ireland Name Two Uncapped Players in Squad

Image courtesy of @LeinsterRugby Rhys Ruddock and Tadhg Furlong could make their return to international rugby in the 2021 Guinness Six Nations after being named as part of Ireland’s 36-man…

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Education

Announcement: Leinster Senior Coach Stuart Lancaster Set to Take Part in Upcoming Garda Post Podcast.

Stuart Lancaster Celebrating Leinsters 2018 European Champions Cup Victory. Image courtesy of www.stuartlancaster.com. Stuart Lancaster, current senior coach in the Leinster Rugby set up is scheduled to talk to one…

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Culture

Irish athletics great Jerry Kiernan has died aged 67

Image courtesy of www.runireland.com JERRY KIERNAN HAS died at the age of 67. The sad news comes from Irish athletics circles this afternoon, with tributes being paid to the distance-running…

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History

On this day: Danno O’Mahony makes American wrestling debut

The legendary Cork strong man first appeared on the US professional wrestling circuit 86 years ago today Today marks 86 years since professional Irish wrestler Danno O’Mahony first made his…

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Irish News

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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