Dual stars: David Campbell (left) winning the national senior 800m title in 2007 and Ciarán Ó Lionáird (right) taking victory at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix in 2012. Images: Kieran Carlin & PhotoRun
20 Apr 2017

State of the Nation podcast (part one): what Irish athletics is missing

Irish athletics is changing, but is it for the better? That’s one of many questions posed in this two-part podcast, recently recorded with Irish elites David Campbell and Ciarán Ó Lionáird and edited by Ronan Duggan.  In the first part, Campbell and Ó Lionáird discuss what they feel Irish athletics is missing,

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03 Sep 2014

Brussels Sprouts Diamond Dust-up

This week, as the Jumping The Gun crew set sail on more adventures to follow the world’s best athletes, we discuss all the recent and upcoming Diamond League action, from Americans falling over to the Masai man who carries himself like a champion. We put our necks on the line

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27 Feb 2014

Athlone International shows athletics is cool

by Feidhlim Kelly The AIT International proved one thing: athletics, particularly indoors, is a fun and spectator friendly sport.  Going down in the car to Athlone I was unsure about how the night would go. It looked like it was going to be a glorified training session for the Eatons.

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