Grainne Murphy

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Sanita Puspure was last year's winner of the award. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So there we were, in the Shelbourne hotel in December 2019, listening to our monthly award winners talk about how much they were looking forward to 20(...)

Shane Ryan, Jack McMillan, Mona McSharry and Danielle Hill in Glasgow. Photograph: Giorgio Scala/Inpho

Swimming may claim it happened many years back. But sometimes milestones have to be reached to pause a moment and then move on. It was 21 years ago wh(...)

Cork University Hospital consultants: ‘We’ve had a lot of resignations.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/File

The worsening consultant recruitment and retention crisis is particularly acute at Cork University Hospital (CUH) due to years of failure by Cork poli(...)

Credit unions had €13.2 billion on deposit at the end of March,  and many have imposed savings caps. Photograph: Collins

Credit unions have the capacity to expand their loan books by an average of more than 50 per cent but there is not enough demand for loans among their(...)

 Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo look on as Stephanie Roche arrives for the 2014 Fifa Ballon d’Or Gala. Photograph:  Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

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(...)

The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Of The Year Awards winners. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy has been crowned The Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year for 2016. The 26-year-old claimed sil(...)

Mona McSharry: “You can’t rush breaststroke, you have to wait for the glide. You just have to go slow to swim fast.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It has been a hectic week for Mona McSharry. She was a bit behind with her Junior Cert art project which has to be submitted tomorrow so had to knuckl(...)

Gráinne Murphy, pictured here in 2013, has retired from international swimming. Photograph:  William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Former European silver medalist Gráinne Murphy has retired from international swimming after admitting her chances of making it to the Olympic Games i(...)

Fiona Doyle (University of Calgary) celebrates after finishing third  in the women’s 100m breaststroke semi-final at the World University Games at Nambu University in  Gwangju, South Korea. Her time  of 1:07.67  makes her the first Irish swimmer to qualify for the Olympics in Rio next year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Limerick’s Fiona Doyle has become the first Irish swimmer to qualify for next years Olympics in Rio when she qualified for Monday’s final of the women(...)

Grainne Murphy may be remembered from London 2012 as the athlete who swam below par in the 400m freestyle heats, almost a full 10 seconds slower than (...)

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