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#Fionnuala Britton

# fionnuala-britton - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Fionnuala Britton begins her 2015 season with second-placed finish in Edinburgh

Sara Treacy, Michelle Finn, Danny Mooney and Maria McCambridge were also in action.

# fionnuala-britton - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Ireland women claim third ever bronze at European Cross Country Champs

Fionnuala Britton, Sara Treacy, Michelle Finn, Annmarie McGlynn, Siobhan O’Doherty and Laura Crowe delivered the goods in Bulgaria.

# fionnuala-britton - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Ireland men's relay team reach 4x400m relay final at Euros, break national record

Meanwhile, Fionnuala Britton earned a top-ten finish in her maiden marathon.

# fionnuala-britton - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Gregan and Britton among 10 Irish competitors at the European Championships today

They’re under way in Zurich.

# fionnuala-britton - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Irish athletics star Fionnuala Britton on getting stung buying chocolate in her local shops

The two-time European cross country champion is hoping to win the Great Ireland Run at The Phoenix Park today.

# fionnuala-britton - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

9 of Wicklow's best sporting moments in 2013

Lions, seagulls and silverware (oh my) — there was lots for Wicklow sports fans to smile about this year.

# fionnuala-britton - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Fionnuala Britton finishes fourth at European Cross Country Championships

The runner was bidding for three consecutive gold medals in the competition.

Fionnuala Britton bids for historic European hat-trick today

Ireland’s Fionnuala Britton is the one they all have to beat in Belgrade later today.

# fionnuala-britton - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Big Data and blood tests: Irish company trying to crack athletes’ performance code

ORRECO, a Sligo-based company, is making waves in the field of bio-analytics.

# fionnuala-britton - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Fionnuala Britton ruled out of World Championships

The Wicklow runner will take an “extended break” while she recovers from a recent chest infection.

# fionnuala-britton - Monday 8 April, 2013

Britton pulls out of Great Ireland Run with fatigue

The Wicklow runner is in need of a rest and will not compete in this Sunday’s event.

# fionnuala-britton - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Cross Country: Britton top European as Ireland take 5th at World Championships

Ireland’s double Cross Country European champion had to settle for 14th on the world stage.

# fionnuala-britton - Friday 22 March, 2013

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

Leave off the heavy lifting and bagsie the good spot on the couch. There’s plenty of sport to keep us occupied this weekend.

# fionnuala-britton - Friday 8 March, 2013

From Katie to Sonia: Here's Ireland's top ever sportswomen

From All Stars and Olympians to inspirational captains and cross country champions – these ladies have done Ireland proud.

# fionnuala-britton - Sunday 3 March, 2013

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In pictures: Ireland at the European Indoor Championships

After Ciaran O’Lionaird’s bronze medal win yesterday, we had another one in the Women’s 3000m this afternoon.

'Medals are so hard to get. It's something special' - Britton

The Kilcoole AC runner won bronze in the 3000m final in Gothenburg this afternoon.

Brilliant Britton takes bronze at European Indoor Championships

Meanwhile, fellow Irish athlete Ciara Everard came sixth in the 800m final earlier today.

# fionnuala-britton - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Fionnuala Britton coasts into 3000m final in Gothenburg

The Kilcool runner will be competing for a medal on Sunday morning.

# fionnuala-britton - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Britton returns to Gothenburg with the World Cross Country Championships on the horizon

The European cross country champion is part of an 11-strong team competing in Sweden this weekend.

# fionnuala-britton - Saturday 12 January, 2013

More success for Britton at Antrim International Cross Country event

The Irish runner continued her recent impressive form with another notable victory today.

# fionnuala-britton - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Britton shortlisted for top European award

Wicklow’s Fionnuala Britton is among the 10 nominees for the December European Women’s Athlete of the Month award.

# fionnuala-britton - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Golden girl Britton gets some Brussels silver for Christmas

The Wicklow native followed up her European win with a second placed finish in Belgium.

# fionnuala-britton - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

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Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day

Fionnuala looks delighted to see the Sports Minister.

‘I came away from the Olympics disappointed and wanted a good end to the year’ – Britton

The European Cross Country champion was glad to move on from her experience in London with a win over the weekend.

# fionnuala-britton - Monday 10 December, 2012

President Higgins congratulates Fionnuala Britton and Irish team

Britton became the first athlete to defend her senior women’s title by beating Portugal’s Ana Dulce Felix in Budapest.

# fionnuala-britton - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Britton makes history with gold in Budapest

The Wicklow runner defended her European Cross Country title and helped Ireland to the team event this afternoon.

Cross country: Britton out to retain crown in sub-zero Hungary

One year on from becoming European champion, Fionnuala Britton is defending her title.

# fionnuala-britton - Monday 26 November, 2012

Britton set to lead Ireland at European Cross Country Championships

The Irish athlete has been in good form recently, coming fourth in the VIII Cross de Atapuerca earlier this month

# fionnuala-britton - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Just rewards: Rob Heffernan named Athlete of the Year

The athlete has been recognised for his standout performance at the Olympics.

# fionnuala-britton - Thursday 9 August, 2012

'We need to be realistic about winning medals' - Cragg

The Irish runner says the hopes of fans and an athlete’s own aims need to be kept separate.

# fionnuala-britton - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day 11

Michael Conlan took top billing… and the little Belfast fighter didn’t disappoint.

Britton misses out on 5,000m final despite smashing personal best

The Irish runner finished six places away from a qualification spot at Olympic Stadium this morning.

# fionnuala-britton - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday

Aileen Morrison is the first Irish hopeful up before track and field action at Olympic Park takes centre stage.

'It started off perfect and then just fell apart,' admits Fionnuala Britton

Things didn’t go to plan for the 27-year-old in tonight’s 10,000m final in London.

# fionnuala-britton - Monday 16 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Fionnuala Britton

The cross-country star is running in three separate events at the Olympics.

# fionnuala-britton - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Helsinki heartbreak: Britton misses out on podium places

Ireland’s best medal hope in Finland could not find her rhythm and must be content with a fourth place finish.

# fionnuala-britton - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Britton named in Irish squad for European Championships

Deirdre Ryan and Derval O’Rourke won’t compete in Helsinki in order to focus on their own Olympic preparations.

# fionnuala-britton - Monday 30 April, 2012

Britton qualifies for Olympic 10,000m

Wicklow’s Fionnuala Britton will compete in the Olympic 10,000m after she finished third at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational yesterday.

# fionnuala-britton - Saturday 10 March, 2012

2012 Olympics: Britton hoping to challenge on three fronts in London

We sat down with steeplechase hopeful Fionnuala Britton to talk gold medals, Olympic dreams and her plans between now and July.

# fionnuala-britton - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

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Nina Carberry picks up Sportswoman of the Year

The Irish Grand National winner came out on top at today’s awards ceremony.

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