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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 16 October, 2018

#Thomas Barr

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'It's a relief for it to finally happen because I've been promising it for so long'

No longer the nearly man, Thomas Barr has become Ireland’s man for the big occasion after ending the summer as a European bronze medallist.

# thomas-barr - Friday 10 August, 2018

Barr forced to take flight but Ireland's relay team just miss out on final spot Human Hurdle This post contains videos

Barr forced to take flight but Ireland's relay team just miss out on final spot

Young team upbeat about their performance in Berlin despite the disappointment of a fifth place finish.

'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking'  - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal Fan Club This post contains videos

'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking' - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal

Thomas Barr’s family were in Berlin to cheer him on to a fantastic bronze medal in the 400m hurdles final.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 9 August, 2018

'I was sitting in my bedroom thinking, "Come on, let me at them, let me go"'

Thomas Barr ran the second-fastest time of his career to take bronze in Berlin.

Brilliant Barr makes history as he wins European Championship bronze

The Waterford native produced a brilliant performance in Berlin.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

'I knew I had strength there and I used it': Thomas Barr finishes strong to power into European final

The Waterford man is confident he can post a faster 400m hurdle time in Thursday’s final.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Thomas Barr runs championship best time as he storms to an eighth national title in Santry Results This post contains videos

Thomas Barr runs championship best time as he storms to an eighth national title in Santry

Ciara Mageean claimed an 800m and 1500m double on day two at the Irish Life Health National Senior Athletics Championships.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Watch: Thomas Barr beats his season's best time to strengthen medal hopes for European Championships Looking Good This post contains videos

Watch: Thomas Barr beats his season's best time to strengthen medal hopes for European Championships

The Waterford man ran the 400m hurdles in under 49 seconds.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Watch: Thomas Barr storms from second-last to win 400m hurdles in season's best time Top Of The Tree This post contains videos

Watch: Thomas Barr storms from second-last to win 400m hurdles in season's best time

The Waterford man produced a stunning finish on the home stretch to claim the win at Lucerne.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League

The Waterford native finished eighth with a time of 49.53.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'It was driven by money' - Irish Olympian Barr backs changes to clamp down on switching nationality

The 400m hurdler believes new measures on the way from the IAAF are ‘a step in the right direction’.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr

The Irish 400m hurdler believes PE should become part of the Leaving Certificate.

# thomas-barr - Monday 7 August, 2017

Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals

The Waterford runner cannot compete due to a vomiting bug.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Thomas Barr has qualified for the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships

Barr automatically qualified for tomorrow’s semi-finals in fourth place after Kyron McMaster was disqualified.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 3 August, 2017

London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships

Eleven-strong Irish team head to London’s Olympic Park.

# thomas-barr - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships

Barr clocked a time of 49.73 in the 400m hurdles final in Vaasa.

# thomas-barr - Friday 16 June, 2017

Thomas Barr delivers big finish to take third place in his first Diamond League of the season

The Waterford native impressed in a quick race in Norway.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'I’d have an auld square of chocolate and a few chicken nuggets - it’s not a crime'

It’s all about the balance for Ireland Olympic hero Thomas Barr.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'It was the best and most satisfying year of my life but also the toughest. It was emotional'

Thomas Barr visited The42 to look back on 12 months of exhilarating highs and testing lows in a wide-ranging interview.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Thomas Barr's Olympic exploits recognised as he wins national athletics award

Rob Heffernan was also recognised at this afternoon’s awards lunch in Santry.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

'I'm not in a position to say what athletes need TUEs, that's up to their doctors'

Thomas Barr says he understands why the general public might be suspicious of therapeutic use exemptions.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Thomas Barr concludes his season with fine performance in the Diamond League

Barr finished fourth in the Olympic final in Rio, but couldn’t replicate that performance in Switzerland tonight.

# thomas-barr - Monday 22 August, 2016

Hotline Rings Finale: The highs and lows of a dramatic Olympics

As the Rio chapter of the Olympics closes, we sign off on our Olympic podcast with a brief recap of the last two weeks.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 21 August, 2016

12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics

Not all of them won medals but each athlete mentioned here overachieved in their own way.

# thomas-barr - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge The moment Thomas Barr ran into his parents after the Olympic final was just lovely Long Time No See
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics?

Irish stories emanating from Rio have ranged in extremes – from the truly uplifting to the downright disheartening.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

We'll Leave It There So: Barr's bittersweet day, bad news for McGeady and today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Barr's bittersweet day, bad news for McGeady and today's sport

Elsewhere, the boxing controversy in Rio took another turn and John Muldoon is staying on as Connacht captain.

'The best sprint performance we’ve ever had in the history of athletics' Reaction This post contains videos

'The best sprint performance we’ve ever had in the history of athletics'

Former sprint hurdles athlete Derval O’Rourke was effusive in her praise for the Waterford native.

From The Daily Edge The entire country is now in love with Thomas Barr and his whole family Best Barr None

'It's insane - I never thought I'd see the day': Thomas raises the Barr in Rio

‘I kicked like an absolute animal in the last 80 metres and thought I might have sneaked it on the line’, admitted the Waterford native.

Less than the blink of an eye! Sensational Barr finishes fourth in 400m hurdles final

Another PB and national record for Waterford’s Barr, whose time would have been good enough to medal at each of the last three Olympics.

Hotline Rings Ep. 9: Don't answer the door in your bathrobe, Barr reaches the final hurdle

Niall Kelly joins us with reaction and analysis from Rio de Janeiro.

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 13

It’s a busy day, with Thomas Barr, Leona Maguire and Bryan Keane among the Irish in action.

From The Daily Edge Irish Olympian Thomas Barr has the best bio on Twitter right now Brb

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

VIDEO: Relive Thomas Barr's incredible display in the 400m hurdles semi-final Looking Back This post contains videos

VIDEO: Relive Thomas Barr's incredible display in the 400m hurdles semi-final

If you were asleep when it happened, we’ve got you covered.

From The Daily Edge Everyone is loving this Irish athlete's joyous reaction to winning his race in Rio Thomas Barr

'One of the greatest Irish performances' - Stunning Thomas Barr reaches 400m hurdles final

The Waterford native finished first at the Rio Olympics and set a new national record in the process.

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