Cross Country is looming onto the Horizon for Junior Athletes
14 Nov 2014

A Week to Remember: The Road to Maynooth

This week, we had the full team back in the studio to cast our ever-critical, occasionally cynical eyes on a range of subjects, from last weekend’s Remembrance Run, where Brendan O’Neill and Fionnuala Britton took the titles, to the upcoming Intervarsity Road Relay Championships. We preview one of the most

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28 Oct 2014

Dublin Marathon: Magic or Mediocre?

It was Marathon Monday in Dublin yesterday, and while the race brought the usual magic atmosphere to the city’s streets, the winning times were distinctly mediocre. We look back on the race, hearing from men’s champion Eliud Too, and the Irishman who guides him, Neil Fleming. We hear from the

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Brendan O'Neill on his way to victory
21 Oct 2014

XC Season up and running as Marathon Monday looms

This week, it was all about the cross country as the season got into full swing with the Autumn Open Cross Country in the Phoenix Park. Brendan O’Neill took victory in the men’s race and further down the mixed field, Fionnuala Britton showed her good form when unsurprisingly being first

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Bernard Koech shows off his Chicago Marathon footwear
14 Oct 2014

Elites are better-weather you like it or not

This week, we discuss the Chicago Marathon, which saw Eliud Kipchoge and Rita Jeptoo take victory amid some of the worst television coverage ever afforded to an elite event,with NBC considering weather updates more important than covering the race itself.. Things get heated when we ask, in light of Gerry

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Dennis Kimetto and Cathal Dennehy
30 Sep 2014

Brilliant Berlin; Kimetto is King; 2:02:57

  History was made in Berlin on Sunday as Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto smashed the marathon world record with 2:02:57, and Cathal Dennehy was there to witness the drama unfold and get all the reaction immediately after the race. In this podcast, we review the historic Berlin race, which saw both

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Mark English and Feidhlim Kelly
09 Sep 2014

Medal Bagged; English marches on to Marrakech

This week, we were joined by European 800m bronze medallist Mark English, who talks us through his journey to that momentous day in Zurich. English takes a range of questions from our panel, along with those from our followers, and discusses his training, his attitude, and how he managed fo

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Sarah Lavin
23 Jul 2014

Nationals negotiated as Europeans beckon

  It was an action packed weekend as the National Track and Field Championships provided all the thrills and spills we have come to expect. Highlights were the 1500m Men and Women, dead heats and close finishes in the sprints, a battle royale for relay places in the 400m and

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Mark English after Morton Games 800m victory
07 Jul 2014

English ready to make European Mark

We tracked down Mark English in Lignano this week as he was preparing to take a cut off the Irish 800m record (1:44.82) for an exclusive interview. The Donegal athlete talked us through his tentative first steps into athletics, the influence of his athletic family and what his future targets

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05 Jul 2014

Hession prescribes route to the top

The last few weeks has brought about the end of an era in Irish athletics with the retirements of Derval O’Rourke, David Gillick and Paul Hession. Paul Hession bowed out quietly two weeks ago when he graduated as a doctor in NUI Galway. In an exclusive video interview with Jumping

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Tallinn
20 Jun 2014

Colvert latest, European Team Championships and Tailteann Games

The latest update on the Steven Colvert EPO case can be seen in the Irish Examiner below which looks at various issues the Crusaders athlete faces if he is to clear his name. http://www.irishexaminer.com/sport/other-sports/colvert-vows-to-go-down-any-route-to-clear-his-name-272745.html The Irish team are set to compete in Tallinn, Estonia over the weekend in the 1st

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