Sinead’s Perfect 10: How Ireland’s loss was Australia’s great fortune

When Sinead Diver took her place at the start line for the Olympic Marathon in Tokyo in the early hours of this morning, Saturday, August 7, and raced home in a quite brilliant 10th position, it represented the culmination of...

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Today’s the day for Mayo’s marathon marvel

The Barony of Erris – heck, all of Mayo – are proud of Sinead Diver, elite marathon athlete, high finisher in the World Championships, London and New York Marathons and now an Olympian in the Tokyo Games. One could add...

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2021 Mini-Marathon: Your Way, Your Hero, Your Say

The Western People, Mayo.ie and the Mayo Sports Partnership has proudly launched the 2021 Women’s 10k Your Way, the twelfth...

Wednesday, 10/03/21 - 11:52am Read More

Records and the Rockies: The girl from Mayo who ruled her world

By Anthony Hennigan Elitism. It’s unfortunate that is has become something of a dirty word because consider the Oxford Dictionary’s...

Wednesday, 10/03/21 - 10:12am Read More

High hopes for Keelan after his gruelling African adventure

By Anthony Hennigan A little over two weeks ago some of the very best long-distance runners in Europe set out...

Saturday, 20/02/21 - 1:45am Read More

More than €80k raised in virtual event for late garda hero

Among the thousands who took to the roads last weekend to remember Det Gda Colm Horkan was the 62 infantry...

Wednesday, 17/02/21 - 12:30pm Read More

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Medal joy for Joanne at national juniors

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