North Mayo runner wins Tallaght 5 Mile

A Ballina Athletics Club runner took home the Irish Life Tallaght 5 Mile title in the nation’s capital yesterday. Knockmore native Hugh Armstrong put up a hugely impressive time of 24:13. https://twitter.com/dublinmarathon/status/1538455976726220802?s=20&t=xxLwD6Pf8Sn6k3NjjnYx6Q The Tallaght 5 Mile is part of the...

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Dispute over Ballina track keeps on running

Mayo Co Council’s handling of the management of Ballina’s athletics track has been likened to a divorce and forced marriage. The analogy was used by Ballina Athletics Club’s chairperson, Liz Murphy, as she responded to the local authority’s latest update...

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Hugh doesn’t half run his heart out

A Mayo man flying the flag for Ireland at Saturday’s World Half Marathon Championships in Poland did his county and...

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Brilliant bronze as Armstrong lasts the pace

Local athlete Hugh Armstrong pictured on the winners podium having come 3rd in last Sunday's KBC Dublin Marathon. Also included is winner, Stephen Scullion; 2nd prize winner, Mick Clohisey and Jim Aughney.
By Cóilín Duffy Knockmore native Hugh Armstrong delivered strongly at the KBC Dublin Marathon yesterday (Sunday), to record a personal best and finish as the third Irish...

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