Mayo woman wins Most Improved Athlete award at DCU

A Mayo woman won Most Improved Athlete at the annual awards held in DCU this week. Ballyhaunis native Niamh O’Neill was presented with the award in the 1838 Club. It has been a great year for the O’Neill as she...

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Lightning Luke smashes long-standing record

Records are made to be broken and so they were at the Ballina Parkrun on Saturday morning as 19-year-old Luke Johnson – on his first parkrun in nearly five years – took off at a blistering pace and romped home,...

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Lightning Luke sets new course record

The ninth annual Belleek 10k was hosted by Ballina Athletics Club at Belleek Woods over the weekend. It marked a...

Monday, 06/12/21 - 5:34pm Read More

Local runner qualifies for European championships

One of Ireland’s most promising long-distance runners, Keelan Kilrehill is to compete at the forthcoming European Cross Country Championships. Keelan,...

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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....

Saturday, 06/03/21 - 8:48am 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...

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