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#Athletics Ireland

# athletics-ireland - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Ciara Mageean wins bronze for Ireland in the European Indoor 1500m final Medal Alert This post contains videos

Ciara Mageean wins bronze for Ireland in the European Indoor 1500m final

The 26-year-old was pipped for second place in Glasgow.

# athletics-ireland - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Disappointing morning at European Indoors as fine margins sees Irish trio fail to make finals

It was a tough morning for Joseph Ojewumi, Molly Scott and Lauren Roy.

# athletics-ireland - Friday 1 March, 2019

Ciara Mageean powers into 1500m final, while Healy falls short in 400m semis

Mark English booked his place in the men’s 800m semi-final.

# athletics-ireland - Monday 18 February, 2019

Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors

A strong Irish team of 16 athletes has been chosen for next month’s European Indoor Athletics Championships.

# athletics-ireland - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Ireland's fastest woman Phil Healy gets 2019 off to the perfect start with 400m victory in Vienna

The 24-year-old Cork sprinter has her sights set on the European Indoor Athletics Championships in March.

'My Dad has always said, 'this is the land my children are going to prosper in''

After a stunning breakthrough year in 2018, Patience Jumbo-Gula is one of Ireland’s most exciting young track and field athletes.

# athletics-ireland - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Barr hoping to bring the heat to first indoor season on long road to Doha

The European bronze medallist is targeting qualification for the European Indoor Championships in March.

# athletics-ireland - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Olympic hopefuls forced to miss college lectures to commute for training

A number of young athletes on sport scholarships in Dublin City University no longer have access to suitable facilities in the capital.

# athletics-ireland - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Fall ends rising star Healy's hopes of medal at European Cross Country

There were strong performances from Sara Treacy, Sean Tobin and Ryan Forsyth in Tilburg.

# athletics-ireland - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Ulster wing Sexton among the winners at Athletics Ireland awards

Thomas Barr was crowned Athlete of the Year at today’s ceremony in Dublin.

# athletics-ireland - Monday 26 November, 2018

O'Sullivan and Healy included in strong Irish team for European Cross Country

Ciara Mageean and Kevin Dooney lead the senior teams for next week’s Championships in Tilburg.

# athletics-ireland - Friday 2 November, 2018

Boost for Irish athletics as Dublin wins bid to host European Cross Country

The event will come to the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown in 2020.

# athletics-ireland - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Ireland's second fastest marathon runner ever on representing Australia and realising her potential at 41

Mayo native Sinead Diver reflects on her phenomenal Melbourne Marathon triumph.

# athletics-ireland - Friday 3 August, 2018

British-born sprinter Leon Reid cleared to represent Ireland at European Champs

Reid, who holds an Irish passport, previously represented Team GB at junior and underage level.

# athletics-ireland - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Reid edges Lawler in pulsating 200m duel at national championships

Phil Healy led the way in the women’s 200m final.

# athletics-ireland - Saturday 21 July, 2018

'You're just pinching yourself asking if it's real... I'm thinking, 'we're the world silver medalists''

Karen Kirk is the coach who guided the Ireland women’s 4x100m relay team to a sliver medal at the World U20 championships.

# athletics-ireland - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'It's a huge deal to wear the green of Ireland' - Mixing it up between the world stage and school

Up-and-coming star Ciara Neville on her meteoric rise, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the track

# athletics-ireland - Friday 2 March, 2018

Ireland's Ciara Mageean and Phil Healy fail to progress at World Indoor Championships

There was disappointment for both runners late on Friday in Birmingham.

'Ticked the first box' - Ireland's Phil Healy books World Indoor 400m semi-final spot History Maker This post contains videos

'Ticked the first box' - Ireland's Phil Healy books World Indoor 400m semi-final spot

The Bandon runner finished 3rd in her heat with a time of 52.75.

# athletics-ireland - Monday 19 February, 2018

Ireland to send team of four to next month's World Indoor Championships

The in-form Phil Healy and Olympian Ciara Mageean are both on the all-women Team Ireland.

# athletics-ireland - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'I don't think the Irish public's sporting expectations are matched with investment'

The new Athletics Ireland chief says more investment is needed if the sport is to flourish.

# athletics-ireland - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Anonymous donor steps in to fund new €3 million UCD running track

The university has confirmed the plans this evening.

# athletics-ireland - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

There's no stopping him! Evergreen Heffernan lands Athlete of the Year award

Athletics Ireland’s annual award ceremony took place this afternoon.

# athletics-ireland - Monday 27 November, 2017

Ireland's record-breaker McCormack ready for tilt at third European title

The 33-year-old leads the Irish medal hopes at the European Cross Country Championships next month.

# athletics-ireland - Sunday 16 July, 2017

32 years later, Sonia O'Sullivan's daughter follows in her footsteps with championship win

Sophie O’Sullivan impressed once again – this time at the National Juvenile Championships.

# athletics-ireland - Friday 7 July, 2017

Watch: Ireland's 4x100m relay team smash national junior record at Diamond League event Pace To Burn This post contains videos

Watch: Ireland's 4x100m relay team smash national junior record at Diamond League event

What a performance from Molly Scott, Sharlene Mawdsley, Gina Akpe Moses and Ciara Neville.

# athletics-ireland - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

'A fantastic athlete with a willingness to work hard' - Tributes paid as Irish runner dies suddenly RIP

'A fantastic athlete with a willingness to work hard' - Tributes paid as Irish runner dies suddenly

Leitrim native Joanna Duignan passed away over the weekend.

# athletics-ireland - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Spiderman attack! Runner denied first place because of pole vault mishap at Intervarsities Scenes This post contains videos

Spiderman attack! Runner denied first place because of pole vault mishap at Intervarsities

You won’t see a race end like this for a long, long time.

# athletics-ireland - 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.

# athletics-ireland - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'You don't go to European Championships to race a Kenyan team. It's fundamentally wrong'

Athletics Ireland have expressed its concern over the IAAF’s eligibility rules.

# athletics-ireland - 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.

# athletics-ireland - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

'Something seems to go wrong' - Sonia O'Sullivan on young Irish athletes' stunted development

The legendary sports star also discusses Ciara Mageean’s bronze medal success and her love of triathlons.

# athletics-ireland - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Superb Ciara Mageean wins bronze for Ireland at European Championships

The Portaferry athlete finished with an impressive time of 4:33.78.

# athletics-ireland - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Last chance saloon! Ireland's relay team keep their Rio dream alive

They will need another big performance tomorrow if they are to book their ticket to this summer’s Games.

# athletics-ireland - Monday 27 June, 2016

Cooking up a storm! David Gillick to compete at European Championships 4 years after retiring

The 400m runner will make his international comeback next month.

# athletics-ireland - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Ciobanu's Olympic appeal falls on deaf ears as Athletics Ireland stick by controversial decision

An Independent Appeals Committee finds there was no ‘error of fact or a procedural deficit’ in selection process.

# athletics-ireland - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Dublin City Council launch unique 5k run to commemorate the 1916 Rising

The route takes in some of the capital’s landmark sites.

# athletics-ireland - Monday 21 December, 2015

7 Irish athletes achieve Olympic qualification standards after revision confirmed

A statement from Athletics Ireland has confirmed the news today.

# athletics-ireland - Friday 11 December, 2015

Two more Irish athletes set to qualify for Rio Olympics - reports

The IAAF have changed the qualification standards.

# athletics-ireland - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Is this man the most underrated coach in Ireland?

Coach to Ireland’s Olympic hopefuls, John Shields is currently a very busy man.

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