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Last weekend Tir Chonaill athletes success continued on the track, on the road and in the mountains.  On Sunday at day 3 of the Irish juvenile c/ships in Tullamore, the clubs ‘summer of success’ continued with a series of exciting performances. Lucy Mc Glynn, running in qualifying heat 2 of the U15 250m Hurdles impressed in winning…

Irish National relays and B c/ships success On Saturday in Tullamore at the Irish Relays and ‘B’ championhips Tir Chonaill AC  4 x100m U15 Girls team clocked  50.48secs, for an excellent victory ahead of Galway City Harriers, 51.53secs and  Ratoath, 51.58secs.The squad of Aoibhinn McGarrigle, Rachael Gallagher, Niamh Mohan, Lucy McGlynn and Ailbhe Mc Crossan finished 2nd in a qualifying…

On Sunday in Tullamore, Tir Chonaill AC’s 4x100m U15 Girls squad of McGarrigle, Gallagher, Mohan, McGlynn and Doherty finished second in the semi-final but won the final impressively. The club’s Boys U12 4x100m team of Dewhirst, McCahill, Kennedy and Campbell finished third in the semi-final and fourth in the final.…

Weekend round up On Saturday last at the Irish U23 and Junior U20 c/ships in sun scorched Tullamore. Kelly Mc Grory impressed in winning the U23 400m Hurdles. Its great to see Kelly back in competition again following recent injuries. Caolan O’Callaghan continued his achievement record with a silver medal winning performance…

Martin Cox, Carmen Runners, in a time of 16-minutes-12-seconds, and Niamh Carlson, North Leitrim AC, in a time of 19-minutes-12-seconds, impressed when winning the best male and female titles respectively at the annual Ballyshannon 5K. On a beautiful evening, on a course renowned for fast times, a host of personal-best performances…

A number of northwest athletes claimed medals at the National Juvenile Indoor Championships in Athlone on Sunday. Sligo AC’s Lauren Cadden won the U19 60m, while South Sligo’s Ellen Kilcoyne took home bronze in the U17 60m. Tir Chonaill AC’s Eoin Boyle claimed silver in the U13 High Jump. And…

Christopher O’Donnell ran a new national junior record at the European U20 Athletics Championship in Italy at the weekend. The North Sligo Athletic Club member from Grange ran 46.54 seconds in the 400 metres final to finish sixth overall, having come through two heats. There were also a number of…