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Dublin: 18 °C Saturday 24 June, 2017

#hometown hero

# hometown-hero - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Paddy Barnes takes WBO European flyweight title in just his third professional bout

Barnes now claims a top-15 ranking after a majority decision result in Belfast.

# hometown-hero - Monday 21 December, 2015

Former Irish international defender commits his future to Cork City

Alan Bennett has signed a new two-year deal.

# hometown-hero - Saturday 15 August, 2015

‘This was not my decision’ – Andy Lee breaks silence after title fight moved from Limerick to Manchester

‘Nothing will stop me from winning this fight.”‘

# hometown-hero - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Shay Given spent his Friday night at Donegal county training

He didn’t keep a clean sheet, but he did pose for at least one selfie.

# hometown-hero - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Hopefully I’m going to win a few Irish Opens in my career – Rory McIlroy

The world number one has targeted multiple titles in front of home crowds in Ireland.