Catriona Kearney, (right) celebrates with fellow Ireland team members Laura Jane Dunne, Karina Houlihan and Brid Lynch in the 4x50 freestyle relay during the Special Olympics World Games in June 2003. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

MARK HILLIARD and OLIVIA KELLEHERTen years since Ireland hosted some 7,000 Special Olympians, anniversary events around the country have marked the le(...)

Ian Dempsey: up against Special Olympic athletes from Carmona Cougars and Palmerstown Wildcats clubs
Special Olympics: special events
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  • June 21, 2013, 01:00

On Saturday June 22nd from 2pm-3pm, Special Olympics will hold events in Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Galway, where sports stars and celebrities, along w(...)

Jackie Tyrell and Richie Power emerge on to Croke Park last September

In the year that the GAA has decided to set about next year reducing the counties in the MacCarthy Cup and creating a tussle for the right to b(...)

Lester Ryan’s league form has been a revelation for Kilkenny. Photograph: Inpho

The abiding rivalry of last year is already on a second episode for this season. Galway got the remedial win over the champions early in the ca(...)

The Medical Council was criticised by some candidates for extending voting by 10 days on the day the polls were due to close. Photograph: David Sleator

Six new members have been elected to the Medical Council, the organisation has announced. The doctors were voted in by fellow medics from a fie(...)

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