Maria Dunne

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Sara Byrne plays from the rough at the 14th hole during the final of the 2018 Irish Women’s Close Amateur Championship at Enniscrone Golf Club. Photo: Pat Cashman

Like the Rory bounce or the Sergio swagger, she’s got her own subtle weather vane. Whenever Sara Byrne’s dad Derek is not caddying for her and wants (...)

Annalise Murphy was crowned The Irish Times/ Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year for 2016. Photo: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Four months after the Olympic Games, Annalise Murphy’s year continued to bring her success when the 26-year-old was crowned the Irish Times / Sport Ir(...)

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(...)

Maria Dunne, Olivia Mehaffey and Leona Maguire share the Sportswoman of the Month award for June after their part in Great Britain and Ireland’s Curtis Cup victory. Photograph: Inpho/Colm O’Neill

We’ve had our fair share of double monthly awards over the years but June has produced our very first treble, the contributions of the three Irish me(...)

Britain and Ireland’s Olivia Mehaffey, Alice Hewson and Leona Maguire celebrate winning the Curtis Cup at Dun Laoghaire Golf Club in Enniskerry. Photograph:  Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Britain and Ireland won the Curtis Cup for just the second time in the last 10 contests after holding off a spirited fightback from the United States (...)

 Maria Dunne   celebrates on the 13th green with Meghan MacLaren in their afternoon fourball match against Bailey Tardy and Mariel Galdiano of the United States at the Curtis Cup. Photograph:   David Cannon/Getty Images

Nothing is a sure thing in sport, and what happened in the Ryder Cup at Medinah in 2012 – that so called miracle – will probably be emphasised time a(...)

Leona Maguire, and Charlotte Thomas fought back to claim a 4 and 2 win in the middle foursomes. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

A statement of intent from Britain and Ireland, for sure! In capturing the opening foursomes 2-1, the home side lay down a marker against favourites U(...)

Leona Maguire: was ranked world number one amateur for almost a full year before being overtaken by Curtis Cup rival, the USA’s Hannah O’Sullivan. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

An ironic twist, wouldn’t you think?, that – in the run-up to this 39th edition of the Curtis Cup – one of the courses sought out by the United States(...)

Jack Hume: produced fine golf to edge out Ashley Chesters and Jimmy Mullen. Photograph: Pat Cashman

An inexplicable singles collapse against old enemies England at Halmstad, in Sweden, yesterday cost Ireland’s men the chance of collecting their first(...)

Gavin Moynihan and partmer Jack Hume fought back tio win their match at the European Amateur team Championship at Halmstad, Sweden. Photograph: Getty

The Ireland men’s amateur golf team have taken the initiative in the European Amateur team Championship quarter-final at Halmstad, Sweden by taking bo(...)

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