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#Jessie Barr

# jessie-barr - Friday 10 August, 2018

'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.

# jessie-barr - Sunday 29 January, 2017

'I've cried more times over injuries in the last number of years than anything else'

Jessie Barr has seen her promising career interrupted by a succession of injuries but she’s hoping to return in 2017.

# jessie-barr - Monday 21 March, 2016

'It's very tough knowing you're standing on the track with potential drug cheats'

It’s been a contrasting few years for hurdling siblings Thomas and Jessie Barr.

# jessie-barr - Thursday 5 February, 2015

'You can bring the skills you learn in schools athletics into all areas of your life' - Jessie Barr

The Olympian believes more should be done to encourage participation in schools athletics.

# jessie-barr - Friday 11 July, 2014

Thomas Barr stuns reigning world champion to clinch 400m hurdles crown

The Waterford native broke the Irish record back in May and continues to impress on the track.

# jessie-barr - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Derval O'Rourke hurdles to victory in National League Final

The Cork athlete was a surprise inclusion in the field at Tullamore Harriers’ stadium.

# jessie-barr - Friday 10 August, 2012

As it happened: London 2012, Day 14

Stretch out those weary muscles, we’re about to do it all over again.

Season's Best time not enough for Irish Women's 4x400m Relay Team to progress

Joanne Cuddihy ran an impressive leg to give Irish supporters hope but their time was four seconds off the finals pace.

# jessie-barr - Sunday 22 July, 2012

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Give us a smile Andy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Melanie Nocher hopes the Scottish tennis star won’t bring down the buzz in the Olympic Village.

# jessie-barr - Monday 16 July, 2012

'Natural selection': Heffernan backs Cuddihy for Olympic inclusion

The 400m sprinter admitted disappointment at the handling of the squad selection, but insisted the team will be fully focused on the track.

# jessie-barr - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Barr misses Olympic time in Germany

The Waterford runner will be back in action in the 400m hurdles at the National Championships tomorrow.

# jessie-barr - Friday 6 July, 2012

Stars come out for National Track and Field Championships

This weekend is the last chance saloon for those Irish athletes still hoping to achieve the Olympic “A” Standard.

# jessie-barr - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Confirmed: Irish women's 4x400m relay team qualify for Olympics

The team secured qualification after finishing 13th overall behind Italy.

# jessie-barr - Friday 29 June, 2012

Jessie Barr beaten into last in Helsinki 400m hurdles final

The Ferrybank athlete notched a disappointing 56.83 seconds, almost a second slower than the PB she clocked in the semi-final yesterday.

# jessie-barr - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Jessie Barr through to final of 400m hurdles finals in Helsinki

The Waterford hurdler was happy with the performance but her brother Thomas did not have such luck this morning.