Congrats to the Irish Paralympic Team
who had their most successful World
Championships ever in Doha in October.
Munster athletes on the team were Noelle
Lenihan, North Cork A.C. (2nd F38 Discus
& new World Record), John McCarthy,
Dunmanway, Co. Cork (T51 8th 100m &
6th 400m), Orla Barry, Ladysbridge, Co.
Cork (3rd F57 Discus ), Niamh McCarthy,
Carrigaline (3rd F41 Discus) &
Hayley Fitzsimons, Portlaw, Waterford
(5th F40 Shot Putt). See AAI Report here.
Munster Juvenile "B" & Masters
Cross Country Championships, Sunday 29th
November in Cappawhite, Co. Tipperary.
See Results here.
National Throws Squad Announced. First
session for Javelin & Hammer takes
place on Sunday 5th December in
Tullamore Harriers Stadium from 10am to
4pm. See all the squad details here.
Congrats to Thomas Barr,
Ferrybank A.C. who was named Irish
Athlete of the Year as well as T&F
Athlete & University Athlete of the
Year. See more here.
Well done also to our other Munster
athletes who received awards - Rob
Heffernan, Togher A.C. (Endurance
Athlete of the Year), Frank O'Mara
(Hall of Fame), Kevin Mulcaire,
Ennis Track A.C. (Junior Athlete
of Year), Phoebe Murphy, Ferrybank
A.C. (Irish Schools Tailteann
Award), Dick Hodgins (Lifetime
Service to Athletics) & Michelle
Finn, Leevale A.C., Siobhan O'Doherty,
Borrisokane A.C. & Laura Crowe, An
Riocht A.C. (Team of the Year:
Senior Women's European XC).
Note from Munster Cross Country
Secretary for GloHealth National
Juvenile Uneven Age & Novice XC
Championships, Sunday 6th December
in Dungarvan: All Munster
athletes must collect their numbers from
Michael Lillis BEFORE the
first race which starts at 11.30am.
Otherwise it will be assumed that the
athletes are not participating on the
Congrat to the 6 Munster athletes who
have been named on the Irish team for
the European Cross Country - Kevin
Mulcaire, Ennis Track A.C. (Junior Men),
Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. (U/23 Men),
Shona Heaslip, An Riocht A.C. (U/23
Women), Lizzie Lee & Michelle Finn,
Leevale A.C. (Senior Women) & Ryan
Creech, Leevale A.C. (Senior Men). See
AAI Report & full teams here.
Lizzie Lee, Leevale A.C. takes
Senior Silver in Santry. Leevale
A.C. also win Senior Women's
title & silver in the Men's
competition. Podium finishes for Munster
were Diarmuid Healy, Midleton A.C. who
won gold with bronze for Niall
Murphy, St. Cronans A.C. (Boys
U/12), silver for Aimee Hayde,
Newport A.C. & bronze for Sarah
Morrison, St. Nicholas A.C. (Girls
U/14), gold for Eoin Redmond,
Riverstick/Kinsale A.C. &
bronze for Daire O'Sullivan, Carraig
Na BhFear A.C. (Boys U/14), gold
for Darragh McElhinney Bantry A.C.
(Boys U/16) & gold for Kevin
Mulcaire, Ennis Track A.C. (Junior
Men). See AAI Review here.
See Results here.
Rock & Roll Dublin Half Marathon
Opens 2016 Registrations. See here.
Throws Masterclass on Saturday 12th
& Sunday 13th December in DCU &
Morton Stadium. Read all details here.
Clubs Wanted for 2016 Forest Feast
Summer Camp Programme. See all the
McCormack set for GloHealth National
& Euro XC - See more here.
Missing "Throws" Shoes - athlete is
missing a new pair of black & grey
Nike Hammer shoes (size 10) since the
Munster Schools CE Championships in
Nenagh Indoor Stadium on 14th October.
Shoes would have been in a black Nike
Shoe Bag at Shot Putt Area. Any help in
locating them would be greatly
able to assist.
The Munster Schools Athletics AGM will
take place on Tuesday 1st December @
7.30pm in the Cahir House Hotel, Cahir.
All schools are welcome to attend &
all motions must be with the Munster
Secretary by Friday 27th November.
Irish Dominate at British & Irish
Masters Cross Country. Congrats to
Carmel Parnell, Leevale A.C. who won the
Women's 0/60 race & to Carmel
Crowley, Bandon A.C. who was 3rd in the
W45 category. See AAI report here.
Frank O'Meara to be inducted into the
Hall of Fame. See more here.
Early Bird Offer for National 10km
Championships. See here.
Athletics Ireland Statement on WADA's
Independent Commission Report. See
Apply for Irish Schools Team Manager
Positions. See details here.
Irish athletes compete in Milton
Keynes in preparation for the European
XC. See details here.
Remembering in the Rain. See AAI
Review of 4th Annual Remembrance 5km Run
Travers launches GloHealth Inter-Clubs
Cross Country. See more here.
Munster Juvenile Uneven Age &
Senior Cross Country Championships,
Sunday 8th November in Beaufort, Co.
Kerry. See Results here.
Record Breakers O'Connor & Ryan
Set Athlone Alight at the GloHealth
Irish Schools Combined Events. See more
Exciting GloHealth Irish Schools
Combined Events Championships set for
Athlone. See preview & entry list here.
Congrats to the Irish Paralympic team
on their successful World Championships
in Doha. See more here.
International Cross Country
Opportunities for Junior & U/23
athletes - See all the details here.
October Club & County Month End
Registration - See here.
AAI Endurance Coaches Network (ECN)
Launched. Read more here.
Next two dates for the Munster
Performance Squad for all events except
for Hammer & Middle Distance are Sunday
29th November & Monday 28th
December from 10am to 1pm in
Nenagh Indoor Stadium.
Big Turnout for Sprint Relay Workshop
in Tallaght. See more here.
GloHealth Inspirational Performance of
the Year on Irish Soil Poll - Read more
Masters set to make their mark in
Santry. See more here.
An evening with Thomas Barr, Saturday
7th November in UL @ 7pm &
Sprint Research Seminar on Sunday 13th
December in Sports Campus Ireland @ 12
noon. See all the details here.
Secondary Schools Wanted for Exciting
iRunForFun Programme. See all the
GloHealth All-Ireland Schools Combined
Events, Saturday 7th November 2015 in
AIT International Arena - See Timetable
Good luck to all our Munster athletes
who will be taking part.
Hehir & Curley Crowned National
Marathon Champions in Dublin. See more here.
Munster Juvenile Even Age & Novice
Cross Country Championships, Sunday 25th
October 2015 in WIT, Waterford - See
First session of the Munster
Performance Squad 2015/2016 will take
place on Saturday 24th October
from 10am to 1pm in Cork I.T. See
further information here.
Squad List (as of 21/10/15) here.
Clubs with athletes
on the list, can you please ensure that
your athletes are contacted. The Munster
Performance Squad is by invitation only
& is only open to the athletes named
on the Squad List.
Informative Female Triad/Nutrition
Workshop held. See all the details here.
Results of the Open Autumn Cross
Country - See here.
GloHealth National Athletics Award
Nominations Announced. See all the
Calling all Endurance Coaches for your
View. AAI wants your views in a brief 10
question survey - See more here.
Tobin's Journey in Mississippi to
Happiness. Read more here.
Hehir heads Dublin Marathon Entries.
See more here.
Munster Schools Combined Events
Championships, Wednesday 14th October -
See Results here.
See Records here.
Munster Half Marathon Championships -
see updated (17/10/15) results here.
McCormack runs Rio time in Chicago.
See details here.
National Junior XC Panel Testing Day
Held in Athlone I.T. See more here.
European Masters Shot & Discus
Double for Breathnach. See more here.
McCormack set for Marathon Challenge
in Chicago. See more here.
GloHealth National Athletics Awards,
25th November in the Crowne Plaza,
Santry. Read more here.
Development Club of the Year
Nominations. See all the details here.
Due to popular demand, U/19 Girls
& Boys races will be included in the
Munster Juvenile Uneven Age Programme
for Sunday 8th November in Beaufort, Co.
Kerry. Online entry is now open here.
Online Entry is now open for the
Dungarvan 10km Road Race on Sunday 31st
January 2016. See Official Website here.
Munster Junior Endurance Camp Held at
Banna. Read more here.
National Information on U/18 &
Junior Teams: For the National
Inter-Club & Even Age Cross Country
Championships please note the
In the 17-18 age groups, OPEN ENTRY will
apply provided the
athlete has competed in the
Provincial/Regional Cross Country
Championships. Entries through
Provincial Secretary ONLY.
An U/18 athlete may score on the
Junior team if selected & entered as
well as score on the U/18 County &
Provincial Team but many not score on
both Club teams.
Teams must be entered in the correct
age category before the Closing date for
Online Registration System is now open for the Munster
Juvenile Even Age, Novice & U/23
Cross Country Championships on Sunday
25th October. See "Forms" tab here
for all the details. Closing date for
receipt of entries is Friday 16th
ENTRY ONLY. NO
POSTAL ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. See
Munster Juvenile Cross Country
Competition Booklet for 2015/2016 Season
Take the Cross Challenge this Autumn -
See more here.
Athletics Ireland supports World
Mental Health Day. See more here.
Well done to Gearoid McMahon, Shannon
A.C. who brought his 2015 Track season
to a very successful close with a second
place finish in the U/17 5km Walk at the
English AAA Championships in Bedford
recently. Gearoid finished in a new pb
of 24.34 beating his previous pb by over
a minute. See Results here.
Gillick goes back to his roots to find
New Breed. Read more here.
See update here.
Heartwarming return & celebration
for Sonia 5km race in Cobh. Read details
2016 Athletics Ireland Athlete Carding
Scheme. See all the details here.
Application for Re-Grading for Cross
Country Season. See details here.
O Meara's Tribute to Irish Mile
Legend, Niall O'Shaughnessy RIP. See
English Dominates at Great North City
Games. See more here.
Exciting Northern Ireland Coaching
Conference Ahead. See all the details here.
Mageean edges closer to Olympic Mark
in Rovereto. See more here.
Irish 600m Record for English in
Amsterdam. Read more here.
Cork County Board Winter Coaching
Series. First session begins on Saturday
5th September in Cork I.T. from 2pm to
4pm with registration at 1.45pm. See all
the details here.