# derval-orourke - Today’s News
Discovering the past along with your future.
# derval-orourke - Monday 23 June, 2014
Andy Murray made a strong start at Wimbledon, Spain recorded a win and all the rest of the day’s top stories.
Ireland’s most fierce track competitor hung up her spikes this morning. Here are some of her finest moments.
Cork hurdler brings down the curtain on a 12-year career in which she won five championship medals.
They might be out of the World Cup, but that won’t stop the Spanish from having a good time.
# derval-orourke - Saturday 10 May, 2014
The hurdler has had to learn to walk (and swim) before she can run again.
# derval-orourke - Thursday 8 May, 2014
The Cork hurdler is hoping to be back on the podium in Zurich this August, but has had to push her competitive return back by a month.
# derval-orourke - Saturday 8 March, 2014
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most accomplished current stars of Irish sport.
# derval-orourke - Friday 14 February, 2014
€1.6 million will be provided in direct funding for Ireland’s top athletes this year, the Irish Sports Council confirmed today.
# derval-orourke - Wednesday 28 August, 2013
Everyone’s talking about a female garda receiving serious injuries after her car was rammed and Ryanair being ordered to sell most of its stake in Aer Lingus.
Athletics Ireland contact European bosses to clarify the implications of Nevin Yanit’s two-year ban for Derval O’Rourke.
# derval-orourke - Sunday 25 August, 2013
Also featuring Derval O’Rourke’s painful heel injury and Bill Clinton’s message to Rory McIlroy.
# derval-orourke - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
The Leevale star won’t be on the Moscow start line next month.
# derval-orourke - Thursday 25 July, 2013
O’Rourke, 32, has been struggling with an Achilles problem since last month.
# derval-orourke - Friday 10 May, 2013
It definitely beats a run down the ‘Dyke.
# derval-orourke - Friday 3 May, 2013
Nevin Yanit won the European title in Gothenburg in March
# derval-orourke - Friday 12 April, 2013
Is this what people mean when they talk about that “Friday feeling”?
# derval-orourke - Sunday 31 March, 2013
The Cork athlete was granted just €12,000 this year.
# derval-orourke - Saturday 23 March, 2013
Reports yesterday had claimed Cakir Alptekin and Nevin Yanit were at the centre of a doping scandal.
# derval-orourke - Friday 1 March, 2013
Ireland’s Derval O’Rourke ran a season’s best in the 60m hurdle final but missed out on a medal by one-hundredth of a second.
The Cork athlete came second in her heat this morning, clocking a season’s best time in the process.
# derval-orourke - Monday 25 February, 2013
The European Indoor Championships begin in Gothenburg on Friday morning.
# derval-orourke - Sunday 17 February, 2013
And there was plenty of other talking points in Athlone.
# derval-orourke - Saturday 19 January, 2013
To say the Cork athlete has little sympathy for the shamed cyclist is an understatement.
# derval-orourke - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
The Corkman bet on Great Britain’s sailors in Beijing 2008.
# derval-orourke - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
The Olympic champion will – surely – be crowned Sports Person of the Year ending a wait that was too long.
# derval-orourke - Sunday 23 September, 2012
We’ve scoured countless timelines to bring you some of the best comments made on Twitter over the past seven days.
# derval-orourke - Tuesday 7 August, 2012
Michael Conlan won Ireland’s third medal, while Chris Hoy broke a British record and Sally Pearson gained partial redemption for Team Australia.
The Irish athlete admitted the “middle hurles weren’t good enough” in her performance this evening.
The Irish athlete equalled her time of 12.91 in the Heats, but it was not good enough for her to advance.
Michael Conlan took top billing… and the little Belfast fighter didn’t disappoint.
The Cork-born hurdler is built to perform when the championship pressure is on, writes her training partner Ailis McSweeney.
# derval-orourke - Monday 6 August, 2012
You wait four years for an Olympic medal to come along and two come along in quick succession.
It was Day Ten of London 2012 as Katie Taylor and Annalise Murphy looked to add to Ireland’s medal haul from this Olympic games.
The Cork athlete recorded a season’s best time of 12.91 and paid credit to her training partner, our very own Ails McSweeney.
# derval-orourke - Thursday 2 August, 2012
The likes of Derval O’Rourke, Robert Heffernan and Joanne Cuddihy are ready to go in London, writes their injured team-mate.
# derval-orourke - Thursday 26 July, 2012
Gold for Katie? Phelps beaten? Bill O’Herlihy losing his patience with Jerry Kiernan?
# derval-orourke - Monday 23 July, 2012
A new photography exhibition shows the work away from the spotlight for those aiming for the Games.
# derval-orourke - Thursday 19 July, 2012
The Corkwoman was second to America’s Lolo Jones in Lignano, Italy on Tuesday night.
# derval-orourke - Wednesday 18 July, 2012
The American Olympian is the subject of a stylish little featurette.
# derval-orourke - Monday 9 July, 2012
The 100m hurdler says she was suffering from a stiff back but plans to race next Saturday.