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Paddy Barnes leads Team Ireland out at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the golfers to be added, the boxing team to resume their qualification process, judo and badminton to ratify names, swimmers to swim and the rugb(...)

“By nominating her now the Irish Sailing Board have ensured that team preparations can move focus to the Olympics rather than preparing for domestic trials.” Photograph: Inpho

Irish Sailing has confirmed that Rio 2016 silver medallist Annalise Murphy will be nominated in the Laser Radial to compete at the Tokyo Olympics in 2(...)

Tim Norwood was one of four youth sailors who circumnavigated Ireland by stationary bike using the Zwift app over 11 days in aid of the RNLI lifeboats . The four raised over €8,000 for the lifeboat service.

Four young sailors who “virtually” circumnavigated the entire Irish coastline on bikes have quadrupled their target funding for the RNLI lifeboat serv(...)

Rio 2016 silver medallist Annalise Murphy is back in form. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Amid concerns that the coronavirus will continue to spread, Irish Sailing’s performance squad has cancelled its planned training base in the northern (...)

Annalise Murphy, right,  won Olympic silver in Rio four years ago. She’s going for it again but she is up against stiff competition from Aisling Keller, Aoife Hopkins and Eve McMahon.

On Monday, I grabbed my bike and cycled the 15km or so down to Sandringham Yacht Club. I had been meaning for a while now to meet up with the Irish wo(...)

Annalise Murphy: she would  carry the added expectation of having to better or equal her result from Rio. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

With less than six months remaining to the Tokyo Olympics, the shape of Ireland Sailing’s squad is likely to come down to the wire over the coming 12 (...)

Annalise Murphy competing at the Australian Laser Radial National Championships in Melbourne. Photograph: John West/Sail Melbourne

Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy marked her return to the Laser Radial with some reliable performances at the Australian National Championship(...)

The Royal Cork Yacht Club will celebrate its tricentenary in 2020 as the oldest yacht club in the world and is expecting to welcome a bumper fleet of international visiting boats and crews in July. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Two stand-out events in the 2020 calendar are set to capture the interest of sailors nationwide with Royal Cork Yacht Club’s tricentenary celebrations(...)

Fifteen-year-old Eve McMahon (above) of Howth Yacht Club will contest the Irish Olympic Laser Radial trials next April. Photo: ILCA

Fifteen-year-old World Under 17 Radial Champion Eve McMahon will contest next year’s Irish Olympic trials in a bid for the single Irish women’s Laser (...)

David Gorman, the Flying Fifteen class nominee from the National Yacht Club, racing with crew Chris Doorly competing in the ISA All-Ireland Sailing Championship at Lough Ree Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Autumnal winds herald the season for All-Ireland Sailing Championships commencing this weekend in Schull with the junior title before moving to the ea(...)

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