Kenny Egan

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Kellie Harrington: “When the opportunity comes to get back into the ring, I don’t think it will be hard.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Impossible as it is to imagine those dawning moments when being Olympic champion begin to take hold there is one that Kellie Harrington can readily sh(...)

Yvonne , Christopher, Joel and Christy Harrington celebrate Kellie Harrington’s gold medal on Portland Row. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Only three years to Paris, but it might take that long for the nation to regain its composure after events in Tokyo in the early hours of Sunday morni(...)

Ireland’s Rhys McClenaghan loses his balance  during the Men’s Pommel Horse Final at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Room 201 of the Sakura Hotel and we’re beginning to resemble a Francis Bacon studio mid-life crisis period. What is left of my desk space is fast disa(...)

Aidan Walsh   in action with Merven Clair   of Mauritius in the men’s welterweight quarter-finals. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There’s been quite a bit of talk of late about what an emotional rollercoaster the Olympics can be for its competitors, and it’s a very good thing tha(...)

Johnny Sexton spoke recently about the excellent work being done behind the scenes.  Maybe it’s time to allow the fans to see this. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

I should be writing about the Scotland game. I really should. There are plenty of angles to dive into and examine. An attack shape is developing. Cael(...)

Panti Bliss told young people at a wellness event in Dublin: “If everyone was captain of the football team, everyone would come up with the same solutions.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Panti Bliss had a message for thousands of young people who gathered today at a wellbeing summit for teenagers: “Difference is good.” The drag queen (...)

Ireland’s Thomas Barr performed admirably in Rio, coming fourth in the 400m hurdles. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Con Houlihan always said he missed most of Italia 90 because he was away at the World Cup. Something feels similarly removed about being in Rio these (...)

Katie Taylor in action against Ida Lundblad of Sweden in the women’s lightweight quarter-finals at the European Games in Baku. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It may or may not be a warning sign that the most impressive women’s lightweight in Baku right now is not necessarily Katie Taylor. At least not after(...)

Fine Gael local election candidate Kenneth Egan meets Niall Reilly and his daughter Lily (1) while campaigning in Clondalkin, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

As a rampant Sinn Féin sweeps all before it in South Dublin, Fine Gael and particularly Labour are bearing the brunt of a bitter voter backlash in are(...)

Kenneth Egan, who won a silver medal for Ireland at the 2008 Olympics, is ‘in talks’ with Fine Gael about representing the party in the local elections in May. Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the decision of Olympic silver medallist Kenny Egan to enter into talks to stand as a Fine Gael candidate in next Ma(...)

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