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Ciara Mageean Comes Agonisingly Close To 1500m Medal At European Championships

Ciara Mageean has come fourth in the final of the 1500m event at the European Athletic Championships. The 26-year-old finished second in the semi-final to race favourite Laura Muir of Great Britain, setting up this Sunday evening showdown in Berlin. The Portaferry woman won bronze in the 2016 Amsterdam edition of the European Championships, and going out in lane one, she …

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Ellen Keane Hopes To “Inspire” Other Disabled Kids And Adults During European Championships

Brought to you by  The World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships get underway at the National Aquatic Centre on Monday 13th August. Ireland will have eight athletes representing their country with pride at this event and in the build-up to this much-anticipated championship, we will be profiling each of the members of Team Ireland. Next up is Ellen Keane who hails from Clontarf in …

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Ciara Mageean Top Medal Hope On Last Day Of European Championships

Ciara Mageean will take to the track this evening in Berlin for the final of the 1500m event and will be hoping to win Ireland’s second medal at the championships after Thomas Barr’s heroic bronze on Thursday evening.  Mageean ran the ideal race in the semi-final earlier this week, finishing second behind Great Britain’s Laura Muir who is the favourite for …

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Castleknock’s Ailbhe Kelly Ready To Show Ireland What Para Sport Is All About

Brought to you by  The World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships get underway at the National Aquatic Centre on Monday 13th August. Ireland will have eight athletes representing their country with pride at this event and in the build-up to this much-anticipated championship, we will be profiling each of the members of Team Ireland. Next up is Ailbhe Kelly who hails from Castleknock …

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Disappointment As Phil Healy Fails To Qualify For 200m Final

Phil Healy has failed to qualify for the 200m final at the European Championships in Berlin after finishing fourth in her semi-final. Healy posted a promising time of 23.23 seconds but sadly that was not enough to book a place in the 200m final. 4th place for Phil Healy in 200m semi final in 23.23 — Cork Athletics (@AthleticsCork) August …

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Patrick Flanagan: The Support From Home Will Be Incredible

Brought to you by  The World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships get underway at the National Aquatic Centre on Monday 13th August. Ireland will have eight athletes representing their country with pride at this event and in the build-up to this much-anticipated championship, we will be profiling each of the members of Team Ireland. Next up is Patrick Flanagan who hails from Co. Longford. …

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Meath’s Conor Nash Set For AFL Debut This Weekend

Navan native, Conor Nash will make his debut for AFL side, Hawthorn this weekend in their clash with the Geelong Cats. The 20-year-old joined the Hawks in 2016 as a Category B rookie after a promising underage career in both Gaelic Football and rugby. He represented Leinster and Ireland at the U18 level while also featuring as a Meath minor footballer. …

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Disappointment For Leon Reid In 200m Final

Leon Reid wasn’t thrilled with himself after his 200m finals performance but still managed to do the Irish proud in a very high-quality race. Reid made his first bow as a member of Team Ireland last night with a fantastic showing yesterday to claim second place and with that, a spot in today’s final. Clocking in with a score of …

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Thomas Barr Takes Home Bronze In 400m Hurdles Finals

Thomas Barr took home bronze in Berlin today, doing a fantastic job in the 400m hurdle to get Ireland on the podium. Taking to the 400m hurdles in today’s European Championship final in Berlin, Barr managed to come through with a fantastic run, his best of the summer – coming in at third-place. Facing some of the world’s most elite …

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“It Just Makes You Want To Push Harder” – Nicole Turner Looking Forward To Home Comforts

Brought to you by  The World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships get underway at the National Aquatic Centre on Monday 13th August. Ireland will have seven athletes representing their country with pride at this event and in the build-up to this much-anticipated championship, we will be profiling each of the members of Team Ireland. Next up is Nicole Turner who hails …

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Disappointment As Irish Relay Team Disqualified From Final

There was disappointment this morning for the Irish relay swimming team at the European Championships as they were disqualified from competing in the final.  The Irish 4 x 100 Medley Relay team of Conor Ferguson, Darragh Greene, Brendan Hyland and Shane Ryan looked to have secured their passage to the final at the Tollcross Centre in Glasgow when they finished third …

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Irish World Cup Hockey Finalists Brought In Serious Viewing Numbers

The remarkable journey of a bunch of rank outsiders getting to a World Cup final captivated a nation. This is reflected in the viewing figures, as RTÉ have released those details, and they make for some impressive reading. Ireland’s quarter final against India last Thursday drew an average of over 121,000 viewers for 13% of the share (via The42.ie), despite …

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“If It Wasn’t For My Family And Friends…I Probably Wouldn’t Be Here Today”

Brought to you by  The World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships get underway at the National Aquatic Centre on Monday 13th August. Ireland will have seven athletes representing their country with pride at this event and in the build-up to this much-anticipated championship, we will be profiling each of the members of Team Ireland. Next up is Jonathan McGrath who …

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