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Yvonne Naughton: Endurance Runner

Yvonne Naughton: Endurance Runner

We caught up with Yvonne Naughton, who represented Ireland in the World 24 hour Championships in Belfast last year and in the World Trail Running Championships in Penyagolosa in 2018 to talk about her past, her achievements and what we can expect to see from her in the future. Interview

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Thomas Barr Feature

Thomas Barr Feature

From our 2016 Yearbook: Our best one-lap hurdler ran for so long below the radar he thought of giving up, which makes the leap to world class all the more remarkable, as CATHAL DENNEHY reports. Main photo: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE.COM There are certain things you probably know about Thomas

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Ó Lionáird takes to the country on Road to Rio

Ó Lionáird takes to the country on Road to Rio

Irish Runner caught up with Ciarán Ó Lionáird flying home from the States to run in the GloHealth Inter Clubs Cross Country Championships on Sunday for his club Leevale. The Cork man has been struggling with injuries  in recent years but has shown his class down through the years with

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Quick Off the Blocks and Flat Out – Thomas Barr Profile

Quick Off the Blocks and Flat Out – Thomas Barr Profile

PHOTOS: SPORTSFILE.COM It’s been quite the month for Thomas Barr. In late April he started the season in scintillating form with a 49.08 hurdles win in Florida, well inside World Championship and Olympic qualifying times. The following week he ran the fastest leg, 45.13, for the Irish team at the

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Ronnie Delany at 80

Ronnie Delany at 80

Ireland’s greatest-ever middle distance runner celebrates his 80th birthday – and shows off his 1500m gold medal from the 1956 Olympic Games.

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Mud, Sweat & Runners

Mud, Sweat & Runners

There is a new running group that makes the hills and trails of the Wicklow mountains its home. If you are looking for something different, then Mud Sweat & Runners is the group and JuJu Jay is definitely the way. Ken Cowley reports… WE have all, at some point in

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Brady’s Bunch

Brady’s Bunch

Dave Brady is going to need a bigger trophy cabinet some time soon…

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A Permanent Transformation

A Permanent Transformation

For Gavin Walker, Operation Transformation was just the beginning, writes Aoife Ní Riain. A little more than a year ago, Gavin Walker was a recently separated father of four, severely overweight, drinking to excess and depressed. “I was unable to cope with the situation I found myself in. I think

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