Ellen Keane

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The TG4 ladies senior All-Ireland football championship final at  Croke Park drew a crowd of 50,141. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Women’s sport has been on a journey over the last number of years both internationally and domestically. 2018 can be considered Ireland’s most success(...)

 Louise Bruton: “There’s a huge lack of specialised mental health services that are inclusive of disabled people.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

It’s often said that when you’re feeling down, asking for help is the first and, sometimes, scariest step. If you are looking beyond the help of frien(...)

Ellen Keane won the bronze medal in the  2018 World Para Swimming  European Championships at the National Aquatic Centre, Dublin in August.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

This year, to date, can only be described as the year for sportswomen. It became the year where, if you named a sport, chances are a female athlete ha(...)

 Niamh McCarthy of Ireland competing in the F41 Discu in Berlin . Photograph: Luc Percival/Sportsfile

Ten athletes, nine medals, six of them gold - by any standards a remarkable measure of success for the Irish team at the European Para-Athletics Champ(...)

Jason Smyth: won the T13 200 metres final in a new championship record of 21.44 seconds in Berlin. Photograph: Kieran Galvin/Inpho

Beat that. Still undefeated on the major championship stage, Jason Smyth has won his 17th gold medal in a Para-athletics sprint event – and he’s not (...)

Ellen Keane with her gold medal. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Ellen Keane has secured Ireland’s first gold medal on the final day of the World Para European Swimming Championships in Dublin. Keane had already ea(...)

Ireland’s Nicole Turner receives her silver medal  in the  50m butterfly S6 event at the  Para Swimming Allianz European Championships at the  National Aquatic Centre in  Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Nicole Turner lit up the National Aquatic Centre on Saturday night as she claimed Ireland’s first silver medal of the World Para Swimming Allianz Euro(...)

Ireland’s Ellen Keane missed out on a medal in the women’s 100 metre butterfly S9 final at the 2018 Para European Swimming Championships in Dublin on (...)

German fans react as they watch their team get knocked out of the World Cup in the group stages. Photo: Omer Messinger/EPA

So, after a crazy day of World Cup action Germany bowed out at the opening stage of the competition for the first time since 1938 yesterday when they (...)

Ellen Keane on her way to bronze in the women's 100m breaststroke final at the Paralympics in Rio. Photograph: Al Tielemans/Getty

It started out as just a bit of fun, a rule-free spot of reminiscing, a list of 50 memorable moments produced by Irish sportswomen. But then(...)

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