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Ireland’s Amy Broadhurst with her gold medal at the Women’s World Boxing Championships in Turkey. Photograph: Aleksandar Djorovic/Inpho

Amy Broadhurst said she had dreamed of winning the world championships since she “was a wee girl and sometimes it felt like it was never going to happ(...)

‘I can’t stand the bite of the depression fox’
The Depression Fox
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  • May 17, 2022, 00:00

A lifetime of stories locked away in the memory box, For I can’t stand the bite of the depression fox, Its teeth are razor-sharp and it snarls at my(...)

An independent report recommended that the IABA adopt a new structure that would include a 12-member board of directors to oversee its running. Half of the board would be independent. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

Minister for Sport Jack Chambers has described an unsigned document distributed at board level in Irish boxing that was critical of former high perfor(...)

 Louise Shanahan. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Breaking a major barrier and record in one swoop, Louise Shanahan produced a stunning run at the Belfast Irish Milers Meet on Saturday afternoon, taki(...)

A big screen in The Temple Bar Sports Bar shows Roy Keane’s interview with Tommie Gorman on the RTÉ News. Photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

Fifty-eight years before Roy Keane called Mick McCarthy a ‘c***,’ and a ‘w***er,’ the Battle of Saipan claimed the lives of 50,000 soldiers and civili(...)

Clerys Quarter on Dublin’s O’Connell Street. Photograph: Aline Oliveira/FTI Consulting

Pre-tax profits jumped by 50 per cent last year at the firm that designed the new Clery’s Quarter in Dublin. Henry J Lyons, which is the largest archi(...)

Ireland and England clash in their Women’s Six Nations match at Mattioli Woods Welford Road in Leicester.  Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images

The beauty of women’s sports is that it doesn’t need to follow the same building template as the men’s game. Women’s sports provide different opportun(...)

Declan Sheehan: contributed generously to charitable institutions consistently throughout his life

Declan Sheehan, who died on March 5th, 2022, was an extraordinary man who left behind family and friends who mourn his loss, missing his kindness, wit(...)

Martyn Irvine will take charge of Cycling Ireland’s under-23 road programme. Photograph: Guy Swarbrick/Inpho

Former world track champion Martyn Irvine will take up a key role relating to an expansion of Cycling Ireland’s under-23 road programme, as announced (...)

Stephen Scullion: ‘That’s the best, most controlled I’ve felt in a marathon. A few things to work on and I’ll run sub 2.10 again  that’s for sure.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Anyone who has run a marathon knows the importance of their shoes fitting properly and an enforced swap shortly before Sunday’s Rotterdam event clearl(...)

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