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In control. Anthony O’Leary powering along to his convincing victory in the All Ireland Championship 2015 in Dublin Bay
It has been a golden if sometimes very thin thread running through Irish sailing continuously since 1947. Despite the vagaries of the Irish weather and the increasing complexity of our sailing programme, absolutely every season for sixty-nine years now we’ve…
On the mark – Ewan McMahon. His Silver Medal in the KBC Laser Radial Worlds in Dublin Bay was Irish Youth Sailing’s supreme achievement in 2016
Time was when youth sailing and junior sport generally were dealt with very cautiously by mainstream media, if at all writes W M Nixon. Apart from the need to provide space for young people to develop their personalities and sporting…
Olympic silver medalist sailor Annalise Murphy was honoured with a whole school assembly at her former secondary school, The High School in Rathgar, to salute her achievement in Rio a month ago
It's not every day that you get to spend a few hours with an Olympic sailing champion but last Friday that is just what we did writes Michelle Burrowes of The High School in Dublin.  We were impressed beyond words…
Annalise Murphy on the podium in Rio with her silver medal in the Laser Radial
#AnnaliseMurphy - Barely a month after her silver medal victory at the Rio Olympics and Annalise Murphy, The Irish Times' Sportswoman of the Month for August, is already back on the water. This time, however, it was the foiling Moth…
Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy is Afloat.ie 'Sailor of the Month' for August
A world-beating performance in the Rio Olympics, with a Silver Medal convincingly taken in the final excruciatingly tense double-scoring Medals Race, has elevated the National YC’s Annalise Murphy to global sailing superstardom. The final two countdown months to this great…
Annalise Murphy celebrates her race win
#ISA - Annalise Murphy's success in Rio is bringing the sport of sailing to "a much wider platform", according to the Irish Sailing Association's performance director. Speaking to Bobby Kerr on Newstalk's Down to Business yesterday morning (Saturday 3 September),…
Annalise Murphy on last night's Late Late Show
#AnnaliseMurphy - Annalise Murphy has spoken of how the sting of missing out on a medal at London 2012 haunted her over the years of preparations for the Rio Olympics this summer – till she decided to make sailing fun…
Laser sailor Annalise Murphy poses for photographers with her Olympic Silver medal in Dun Laoghaire
#AnnaliseMurphy - Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy has had a passenger jet named after her by an Irish airline, as Dublin Live reports. But it's not just any aircraft, as its airline's chief pilot is her own father Con Murphy…
Faces in the crowd at the National YC….the wonderment is understandable - it’s not every day that a new Olympic Silver Medal for Sailing comes to town
As the Olympic medal celebrations swing through West Cork this week, with today’s party taking over Skibbereen and its mighty Silver Medal winning oarsmen (and now World Champion) Gary and Paul O’Donovan writes W M Nixon, we’re still receiving souvenirs…
President Michael D Higgins congratulates Annalise Murphy on her Olympic Silver medal
President Michael D Higgins has spoken of his great joy and pride at Annalise Murphy's Olympic silver medal winning achievement. The President's comments came during a speech at a reception for Team Ireland following the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.…
Fireworks with all the trimmings – celebration over Dun Laoghaire from the National YC while on the screen are Silver Medallist Annalise Murphy, her training partner Sara Winther, and longtime coach Rory Fitzpatrick
On Thursday evening, sailing came centre stage in Irish life when our new Olympic Silver Medallist Annalise Murphy was officially welcomed back to her home port of Dun Laoghaire. She arrived by sea on a summer’s evening with flags flying…
Laser sailor Annalise Murphy poses for photographers with her Olympic Silver medal in Dun Laoghaire
A flotilla of yachts and powerboats lead by Dun Laoghaire's RNLI Lifeboat welcomed Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy back to her home port of Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay this evening. After the Dublin sailing star stepped ashore at a crowded…
Annalise Murphy celebrates her race win
Sweet Rio-demption A fourth place in her first Olympic campaign,Left Annalise heartbroken, she couldn't hide the pain.But our Irish Laser Radial Queen,Immediately focused on twenty sixteen,Brushed herself off and got back on her feet,Showed the world she was more than…
Time spent on Rio waters was key to success for Annalise
Speaking on Newstalk's Off The Ball radio programme last night Olympic silver medal winner Annalise Murphy explained the difference between now and the London Games was the amount of time she spent studying the course in Rio. The National Yacht…
Silver sailor – Olympic medal winner Annalise Murphy will be welcomed back to her home port of Dun Laoghaire with a Civic Reception in the People's Park on Thursday evening
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and the Irish Sailing Association are planning a major celebration of Annalise Murphy's Olympic Silver medal in the Laser Radial class. A civic reception for the Irish Olympic Sailing team will take place in Dun Laoghaire, Annalise's home…
Should Ireland purchase Annalise Murphy's Olympic medal winning dinghy?
Afloat.ie's idea to purchase Annalise Murphy's silver medal winning Laser dinghy supplied by the Olympic race organisers is gathering pace. Writing in his Sailing on Saturday blog, W M Nixon said how about bringing Annalise’s Rio Laser home for permanent display…

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