Jenna Bromell on her way to the junior 400m title. Photo credit: Kieran Carlin, Finn Valley A.C.
27 Jan 2015

New kids on the block; the stars who lit up Athlone

The GloHealth Junior and Under-23 championships last Sunday (25th) served up an array of stellar performances from the best of Ireland’s young athletes. In what was planned to be a short piece about the highlights of the day, we were reminded of just how much quality was on show. While

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25 Jan 2015

Muir’s grand plans; the Ice man & more – 5-A-Day

1. Muir’s grand plans Scotland’s Laura Muir had a disappointing championship year in 2014 but smashed the Scottish 1500m record with 4:00.07. She reflects on her outdoor season and has grand plans ahead. Read the story here 2. Patient Purcell’s return Harry Purcell displayed his latent talent at the All

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Harry Purcell winning the 800m at the All Ireland Schools in Record time
24 Jan 2015

Patient Purcell set for return

Harry Purcell became the first schoolboy to go under 1:50 for the 800m at the Irish Schools Track and Field Championships last June and added the 400m title for good measure. The Trim AC athlete returned to the track for his school Castleknock College in the 4 by 100m relay,

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