Mona Mcsharry

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Sportswomen of Month winners Rhasidat Adeleke (Athletics) and Kate O’Connor (Athletics). Photographs: Sportsfile/Getty Images

When the judges began their chatting about the destination of our Sportswoman of the Month for July award, there was a sizeable sense of déjà vu about(...)

World champion canoeist Jenny Egan was one of the speakers at the Sport Ireland event. Photograph: ©INPHO/James Crombie

Recent Wimbledon finalist (and seven-time champion) Serena Williams’ frank comments about the perception of women in sports sum up what many female at(...)

Mona McSharry warned mistakes with her food intake last year led to a six kilogram weight-loss. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Avoid taking sports nutrition advice from people wearing no clothes on social media was the message for young female athletes at the WePlay conference(...)

Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

Mona McSharry: ended her year in some style at the Irish Short-Course Championships. Photograph: Andrea Staccioli

You might well have thought you’d seen the last of the celebrations of our sportswomen’s 2018 feats but because our 2019 monthly awards begin, somewha(...)

Niamh Coyne won silver in the women’s 100m breaststroke in Argentina. Photograph:  Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Dublin’s Niamh Coyne swam to a silver medal at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday. Coyne secured her place on the podium with a t(...)

 Sprinter Miriam Daly: “I’m doing the 400m hurdles, you have to get your stride pattern right for that. I like it, it’s definitely challenging; you don’t feel too well after the race.” Photograph: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Sixteen young Irish athletes travel to Argentina in October but they earned those air miles competing in nine different sports to make the Youth Olymp(...)

Shane Ryan swam to European Championships bronze in Glasgow. Photograph: Andrea Masini/Inpho

Shane Ryan swam to an impressive 50-metre backstroke bronze medal in the European Swimming Championships in Glasgow on Saturday night. Ryan entered t(...)

Three Irish swimmers are in action in Glasgow on Saturday night. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

Irish swimmers continued their good form on day two of the European Swimming Championships in Glasgow. with both Brendan Hyland and Mona McSharry join(...)

With Ireland and Wales at Twickenham, England are favourites to retain their Six Nations title. Photograph: James Crombie/inpho

Unfortunately, we’re getting a little too used to being on the outside looking in when it comes to World Cup years. And after the dastardly Danes put (...)

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