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  • A very successfuly & enjoyable Munster Star Awards Banquet for 2014 was held in the Blarney Golf Resort Hotel, Blarney, Co. Cork on Saturday 31st January. Congratulations to all the Star Award Winners & to their coaches & parents. A big thank you to Cork County Board for organising the night & to James Sexton, photographer for the evening. See photos from the night here. See Award Winners list here. See AAI Link here.
  • AAI Registration Figures for March. See details here.
  • SPAR Great Ireland Run 10km - See all the details here.
  • Athletics Ireland Endurance Camp: Day 2
  • Munster Road Championships - See Provisional results for Novice & Senior here. Master results to follow.
  • 50 medals (22 gold, 13 silver & 15 bronze) for Munster athletes on Day 3 of GloHealth Juvenile Indoor Championships. See AAI Review here. Results here.  See Photos here.
  • 906K invested in record number of elite athletes. See more here.
  • 2015 Forest Feast Track & Field Summer Camps. See all the details here.
  • Annual General Meeting of Athletics Ireland, Saturday 25th April in the Crown Plaza, Santry at 11am. See all the details here.
  • World Qualifying Times for Heffernan & Boyce. Read more here.
  • AAI Spring Throws Competition, Sunday 29th March in AIT. See results here.
  • Sprints & Hurdles Workshop in Cork I.T. on Friday 10th April from 7pm to 9pm has NOW BEEN CANCELLED.
  • 70 medals (31 gold, 20 silver & 19 bronze) for Munster athletes on Day 2 of National Juvenile Indoor Championships. There were also 8 National records set by Munster athletes (Phoebe Murphy, Ferrybank A.C. (U/18 60m 7.68), Ciara Neville, Emerald A.C. (Girls U/17 60m 7.51), Niamh Foley, St. Mary's A.C. Limerick (Girls U/14 60m 7.93), Jenna Bromell, Emerald A.C. (Girls U/19 400m 55.28), Louise Shanahan, Leevale A.C. (Girls U/19 1500m 4.43.97), Megan Lehihan, North Cork A.C. (Girls U/13 Shot Putt 12.97m), Gearoid McMahon, Shannon A.C. (Boys U/16 1.5km Walk, 6.33.39) & Reece Ademola, Leevale A.C. (Boys U/13 Long Jump 4.86m). See Results from Day 2 here from the GloHealth Juvenile Indoor Championships in AIT on Sunday 22nd March. See AAI Review here. See Munster PRO Report from Day 1 & 2 here.
  • SIAB Schools Cross Country Championships, Saturday 21st March in Santry Demesne - Silver team medals for Irish Junior & Intermediate Boys & bronze team medals for Irish Junior & Intermediate Girls with an individual gold medal win for Darragh McElhinney in the Junior Boys race. See Results: Individual     Team
  • Championship Best Performances Set at Day 1 of National Juvenile Indoors. 23 individual medals (9 gold, 5 silver & 9 bronze) & 20 sets of Relay medals (7 gold, 8 silver & 5 bronze) won by Munster athletes with National records set by Nenagh Olympic A.C. Boys U/12 4 x 100m Relay & Sophie Meredith, St. Mary's A.C. Limerick in the Girls U/15 High Jump (1.65m). See Results here. See AAI Review here.
  • Final session of the Winter Coaching Series takes place on Friday 10th April in Cork I.T. from 6pm to 9pm.
  • There will be TV coverage of the Antrim IAAF International Cross Country on Setanta Ireland on Tuesday 24th March @ 8pm & the following Thursday @ 9.30am on the same channel. Highlights will consist of both Senior & Junior races.
  • Change in date for Throws Workshop on Monday 4th May in Templemore. There will now be two dates, the first on Tuesday 7th April from 7pm to 9pm in Templemore with Hammer by John O'Farrell & Shot Putt by Dave Frattaroli. The second date is Thursday 9th April from 7pm to 9pm in Templemore Track with Javelin by John Sheehan & Discus by Jerry Horgan. See updated Coaching Calendar here.
  • Schools International Team Announced. See more here. Good luck to Munster athletes, Caoimhe Harrington, Avril Deegan, Aisling Kelly (Inter Girls), Michael Power (Inter Boys), Jennifer Cotter (Junior Girls), Darragh McElhinney & Fred Crowley (Junior Boys) who will be part of the 32 strong Irish team to compete on the day.
  • Gold for Sophie Meredith, St. Mary's A.C. Limerick & 4th place finish for David Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. at England Combined Events Championships. See AAI Review & results here.
  • Master Athletes Shine at GloHealth National Indoor Championships - see AAI Review here.
  • Ferrybank A.C. Open Track & Field Sports, Sunday 12th April @ 12 noon in Waterford RSC. See programme of events here.
  • Antrim IAAF International Cross Country - Good luck to Rhona Pierce, Leevale A.C. & Orlaith Moynihan, Clonmel A.C. who take part for Ireland in the Junior Women's race & to Colm Sheahan, Leevale A.C. & Andrew Connick, Ferrybank A.C. who represent Ireland in the Senior Men's race. See AAI Report here.
  • Record numbers at GloHealth National Master Indoor Champs for Sunday 15th March in AIT Arena. See AAI Preview, Entry Lists & Timetable here. Good luck to all our Munster athletes who will be taking part.
  • Coach Education Workshops in AIT - Monday 30th March & Wednesday 1st April. See details here.
  • See new Athletics Ireland Safeguarding Poster here. Poster is for each Club to display in their Club premises. There is a section to fill ini your Club & local details. We hope this will be a simple but useful resource for all Clubs.
  • Thomond Games, Saturday 25th April in UL at 11am sharp. See Poster here. Timetable here & more info here.
  • St. Senan's A.C. Open Sports, Monday 6th April in Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny. See Programme of Events here.
  • Leevale A.C. two day Open Track & Field Meet. Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th April. See more here.
  • Silver medal for English. See more here. AAI Review of European Indoor Championships here.
  • See updated results here for Munster U/9 to U/12 Indoor Championships.
  • See updated results here for Munster U/13 to U/19 Indoor Championships.
  • Senior Schools XC titles for Mulcaire & Pierce. See results & AAI Review from Irish Schools Cross Country Championships on Saturday 7th March here.
  • Upcoming Throws Workshops - Shot Putt & Javelin Workshop on Wednesday 11th March from 7pm to 9pm in UL & Javelin Workshop on Wednesday 18th March from 7pm to 9pm in Templemore Track. See more details here.
  • Entry Forms for the forthcoming Munster Novice, Senior & Master Road Championships are now on the "Forms" page. Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 20th March 2015. 
  • AAI Registration Figures for February. See here.
  • No Joy for McMullan in Prague. See latest news here.
  • Munster Schools Indoor Games, Tuesday 3rd March in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. See Results here.
 National Juvenile Star Awards, Saturday 28th February in the Tullamore Court Hotel
     
  • Congratulations to all our award winners on the night:- Grace McKenzie, Belgooly A.C., Cork, Lauren Ryan, Dooneen A.C., Limerick, Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C., Tipperary, James Murphy, Waterford A.C., Waterford, Tony Odubote, Ennis Track A.C., Clare, Jason Foley, Lios Tuathail A.C., Kerry, Adam King, Iveragh A.C. - Matt McGrath Award for Outstanding Performances in the Throws; Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. - Bill Battersby Award for Outstanding Performances in the Long Jump; Gearoid McMahon, Shannon A.C. - Roisin O'Callaghan Award for Outstanding Performances in the Walk & Louise Shanahan, Leevale A.C. - Award for Outstanding Performances in International Competition. See AAI Link here.
  • GloHealth National Inter-Club & Juvenile Inter-County Relay Championships, Sunday 1st March in Kilbroney Park, Co. Down. Gold for Kevin Mulcaire, Ennis Track A.C. in the Junior race with victory for Ennis Track A.C. in the Junior Men's team competition. See AAI Review here.
  • Irish Team Announced for European Indoor Championships. See details here.
  • Next session of the Munster Performance Squad takes place on Saturday 4th April in Templemore Track, Co. Tipperary. Events covered on the day will be 100m, 200m, 400m, long hurdles, sprint hurdles, high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault, combined events, shot putt, discus, javelin & walks. Training session will be from 10am to 12.30pm followed by a talk from International athlete, Niall Tuohy who will present his "Top Ten Tips of Advice for leading Junior & Juvenile Athletes". The session will finish at 1.30pm.
  • Sprint & Hurdles Coaches Workshop. Sunday 22nd March in Irish Sports HQ, Blancherstown from 11am to 2pm. See all the details here.
  • GloHealth Senior Indoor Championships, Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd February in AIT Arena. See AAI Review & results from Day 1 here. See AAI Review & results from Day 2 here.
  • Top performances from Irish athletes recently: Irish Junior 60m record for Irwin. See details here. European QT for English. Read more here.
  • Successful Munster Performance MD Camp held at Banna Beach. Read more here.
  • Munster Schools Cross Country Championships, Thursday 12th February in Cork I.T. See results here.
  • Phil Healy, Bandon A.C. 3rd in British Indoor Championships. See more here.
  • Keith Whyte, Ennis Track A.C. wins Ultra Running Antarctic Ice 100km race. Read more here.
  • The AAI Cross Country Review Forum will take place on Saturday 14th February 2015 from 11am to 3pm in Athlone I.T. Further information & documentation can be found here.
  • Athletics Ireland welcomes Irish Sports Council Investment for 2015. Read all the details here.
  • See  Latest Munster Coaching & Development Calendar (Feb to May) for the South West here. More info here. Coach Education Courses now available for online registration here.
  • Leevale Open T& F Meet will take place on Saturday 18th (Senior & Junior) & Sunday 19th April (Juvenile). See details here.
  • GloHealth Intermediate, Masters & Juvenile "B" Cross Country Championships. See AAI Review & results here.
  • Congrats to Leevale A.C. who won the Women's National Indoor League & bronze in the Men's competition. See AAI Review & results here.
  • See Results here for Munster Juvenile U/15 to U/19 Indoor Pole Vault Championships.
  • See Results here for Munster Juvenile U/9 to U/19 Indoor Relay Championships.
  • Entry Forms for the Munster Juvenile Indoor Championships are now available on the "Forms" page. Closing date for entries is Friday 20th February 2015 for both weekends.
  • GloHealth announces sponsorship of Irish Schools Athletics. Read more here.
  • AAI Indoor Games, Sunday 1st February in AIT Arena. See AAI Report here.
  • Irish Team 2nd in Distance Medley Relay in the Armory, New York. Congrats to Ciaran O' Lionaird, Leevale A.C. who brought the team home just behind the US. See all the details here.
  • Athletics Ireland Registration Figures for January. See here.
  • Athletics Ireland Membership Cards for Life. See all the details here.
  • Dates for Munster Outdoor Track & Field Championships have been amended & venues confirmed. See Fixtures list here for new dates & confirmed venues.
  • See Results here of East Munster Schools Cross Country Championships on Friday 30th January.
  • Munster AAI will be carrying out a number of surveys about the Munster Junior/U/23/Senior & Masters Indoor Championships. The first of these surveys is now available to take here. Significance will be attached to a poor response rate to the surveys. 
  • Sprints Workshop on Wednesday 4th March in Moyne Clubhouse from 7pm to 9pm. Workshop will be given by Paul Byrne. See more details here.
  • GloHealth Senior Indoor Championships, see all event information here.

  • GloHealth Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships. Irish record for Sam Healy, Leevale A.C. See AAI Review here. See Full Results here.
  • See AAI Juvenile Competition Booklet 2015 here.
  • Honore Hoedt Coaching Presentation, Tuesday 17th February @ 7pm in AIT. See details here.
  • Irish Team perform well at Celtic Cross Country. See details here. See Report here.
  • Team Championship Operations Manager Vacancy. Read details here.
  • Munster Senior & Masters Indoor Championships, Sunday 18th January in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. See Updated Results (23/01/15) here. A sincere thanks to all who helped out & congratulations to all the athletes who took part in the 2015 Munster Junior, U/23, Senior & Masters Indoor Championships. There were lots of positive things we can take from the 2015 Championships but there are areas where we need to learn lessons & improve. Any suggestions or queries, please e-mail indoorsecretary@munsterathletics.com asap.
  • Munster dominate at National Combined Events Championships - Gold for Daniel Hurley, Old Abbey A.C. (Boys U/14), Darragh Miniter, St. Mary's A.C. Clare (Boys U/15), David Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Boys U/16), Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Youth Boys), Joe Gough, West Waterford A.C. (Master Men 50+), Hollie Meredith, St. Mary's A.C. Limerick (Girls U/14), Sophie Meredith, St. Mary's A.C. Clare (Girls U/15), Grace McKenzie, Belgooly A.C. (Junior Girls) & Roisin Howard, Bandon A.C. (Senior Women), silver for Diarmuid O'Connor, Old Abbey A.C. (Boys U/14), Brian Lynch, Old Abbey A.C. (Boys U/15), Tony Odubote, Ennis Track A.C. (Boys U/16), Kevin Grant, Limerick A.C. (Senior Men), David Courtney, Ennis Track A.C. (Master Men 50+), Fiona Doyle, Star of the Laune A.C. (Girls U/15), Laoise Bennis, St. Mary's A.C. Limerick & bronze medals for Joshua Egan & Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Boys U/14 & U/15). See AAI Report here. See Results here.  See Juvenile PRO Report here.
  • McGlynn named "Athlete of the Month" - See details here.
  • Michelle Finn, Leevale A.C. 22nd at Great Edinburgh Run. See more here.
  • Athletics Ireland announces 2015 Junior & Youth Relay Coaches. See details here.
  • GloHealth Indoor League Round Up. See details here.
  • Munster Junior & Senior Cross Country Championships, Sunday 11th January -  See Results here. 
  • Munster Juvenile Cross Country Relays, Sunday 11th January - See Results here.
  • GloHealth Indoor Season Kicks Into Action - See all details here.
  • A Sports Psychology Workshop for Coaches given by Canice Kennedy will be held in Douglas Community School. See all the details here.
  • Successful Munster Performance MD Squad held at Banna Beach. Read more here.
  • Munster Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships. See Updated Results here. Congratulations to the following athletes who had Championship Best Performances on the day:- Louise Shanahan, Leevale A.C. (Junior 400m), Maeve Aherne, Leevale A.C. (Junior 1500m), Paul White, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (U/23 200m & 400m) & Sorcha Murphy, Ferrybank A.C. (U/23 High Jump).
  • 2015 Registrations are now due & online registration is now open on the Athletics Ireland website - Can all Clubs please ensure that their athletes are promptly registered for 2015 especially competitors for the Munster Senior & Masters Indoor Championships on Sunday 18th January.
  • ARCU Rankings for 2014 - Congrats to Munster athletes, Louise Shanahan, Leevale A.C. (#2), Sophie Meredith, St. Mary's A.C. Limerick (#6), Maria Carey, Newport A.C. (#9), Adam King (#1), Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (#4), Sam Healy, Leevale A.C. (#5) & Kevin Mulcaire, Ennis Track A.C. (#6) who all made top 10 Rankings. Read all the details here.
  • Athletics Ireland Registration Figures for 2014. See details here.
  • Positive Year for Athletics in Ireland. See more here.
  • Rob Heffernan to be awarded European Medal. See more here.
  • See 2015 Irish Anti-Doping Rules here.

  • Brilliant Bronze for Irish Senior Women's team at the European Cross Country Championships. Well done to Michelle Finn, Leevale A.C., Siobhan O'Doherty, Borrisokane A.C. & Laura Crowe, An Riocht A.C. who were part of the team. Mark Hanrahan, Leevale A.C. was 53rd home in the Senior Men's race with Dara Chesser, Ennis Track A.C. in 59th place in the U/23 Men's race, Orna Murray, UCC/Ferrybank A.C. was 40th & Shona Heaslip, An Riocht A.C. in 42nd place in the U/23 Women's race. Rhona Pierce, Leevale A.C. finished 43rd & Orlaith Moynihan, Clonmel A.C. was 62nd in the Junior Women's race with Kevin Mulcaire, Ennis Track A.C. in 33rd & Brendan O'Connor, An Riocht A.C. in 85th place in the Junior Men's race. Well done to all. See AAI Report here.

  • SIAB Schools Success for Munster athletes in the Emirates Arena, Glasgow on Saturday 13th December - individual gold for Daniel Ryan in Inter Boys, Silver for David Ryan in Junior Boys & silver for Sophie Meredith in Junior Girls with an 8th place finish for Vickie Cusack. There was also gold for Sophie & Vickie on the Irish Junior Girls team, silver for David on the Irish Junior Boys team & silver for Daniel on the Irish Inter Boys team. Congratulations to all. See AAI Report here. See Results here. Munster PRO Report here. Photos here.
  • Barshim & Powell to headline AIT International Meet. See more here.
  • Standards Released - the standards for the 2015 World Youth, European Junior & EYOF have now been released. See all the details here.
  • GloHealth National Indoor League is back. See timetable, online entry & other details here.
  • New Mental Health & Well Being in Athletics resource page launched. See more here.
  • Get more with GloHealth. See the details here.
  • David Gillick honoured with Mick Doyle Golden Memory Award. See more here.
  • National Combined Event Squad Takes Over Tallaght. Read more here.
  • AIT Sports Facilities Opening Hours. See details here.
  • AAI Registration Figures for November. See details here.
  • Dooney Family join prestigious list - See details of Irish family members capped for Ireland at Senior level here.
  • Thrilling day of competition at GloHealth National Cross Country. See AAI Report & Results here.
  • Irish Team Captains named for European Cross Country. Read more here.
  • See Results for Munster Juvenile "B" Cross Country Championships here. See Link for photos here. Thanks to photographer, Richard McMahon, Shannon A.C.
  • See Munster Master Women's & Men's Cross Country Results here.
  • Britton Leads Irish team for European Cross Country. See details here. See additional athletes to the Euro team here. Munster athletes selected for the Irish team are Mark Hanrahan, Leevale A.C. & Kevin Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. (Senior Men), Michelle Finn, Leevale A.C., Laura Crowe, An Riocht A.C. & Siobhan O'Doherty, Borrisokane A.C. (Senior Women), Dara Chesser, Ennis Track A.C. (U/23 Men), Orna Murray, UCC/Ferrybank A.C. & Shona Heaslip, An Riocht A.C. (U/23 Women), Kevin Mulcaire, Ennis Track A.C. & Brendan O'Connor, An Riocht A.C. (Junior Men) & Orlaith Moynihan, Clonmel A.C. & Rhona Pierce, Leevale A.C. (Junior Women).
  • Congrats to Leevale A.C. & Thomas Barr, Ferrybank A.C. who won awards at the National Athletic Awards on Wednesday 26th November. Leevale A.C. won Performance Club of the Year while Barr scooped the Inspirational Performance of the Year on Irish Soil. Read all the details here.
  • Irish Technical Officials Appointments. See the details here.
  • See AAI Report & Results from the GloHealth National Juvenile Even Age & Inter-County Cross Country Championships here.
  • Roisin McGettigan to be awarded European Medal. See details here.
  • Anti-Doping Awareness Campaign. Read the details here.
  • World 100km Doha. See more here.
  • Sean Naughton, Nenagh Olympic A.C. receives "Lifetime Achievement Award". Read all the details here.
  • Round up of Irish athletes on scholarship in the US - Read the details here.
  • Be Winter Ready - An iniative by the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport in relation to the Winter Ready Campaign. Read all the details here.
  • GloHealth National Indoor League is back. Read more here.
  • Maria McCambridge named Sportswoman of the Month. See details here.
  • All Ireland Schools Combined Events Championships - Gold medal wins for Daniel Ryan, CBS Thurles (Inter Boys) & Grace McKenzie, Crosshaven C.S. (Senior Girls), silver medals for Sophie Meredith, SMI Newcastle West (Junior Girls) & David Ryan, CBS Thurles (Junior Boys) & bronze for Vickie Cusack, Davis College (Junior Girls). Well done to all our Munster athletes who took part. See Results here. See link for photos here.  See AAI Report here. See Munster PRO Report here.
  • Irish Schools Team Manager Required. See all the details here.
  • US Collegiate Round Up - Read more here.
  • Re-Live the Best Moments - Inter Country Review. See here.
  • A Day of Remembrance. See more here.
  • Results from the Munster Schools Combined Events Championships, Wednesday 5th November in Nenagh Indoor Stadium:   Girls Results             Boys Results
  • Combined Events Focused on 2015 - Read more here.
  • AAI Registration Figures for October. See all the details here.
  • Irish Athletes in action on the US Collegiate circuit. See details here.
  • Britton launches GloHealth Cross Country Championships. Read more here.
  • McCambridge & Ciobanu win National Marathon titles. See more here.
  • Over 350 athletes take part in Autumn Open Cross Country. See details here.
  • Info for Youth & Junior athletes & their coaches on 2015 Major International competitions - see details here.




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