Athletics

Olympic Federation of Ireland Launch ‘Road To Tokyo’ Challenge

By Ronan Calvert / April 15, 2021 /

The Olympic Federation of Ireland in association has today launched their new Olympic Schools Challenge, ‘Road to Tokyo’. The challenge is part of the Olympic Federation of Ireland’s ‘Dare to Believe’ schools programme and sees Team Ireland calling on schools and families across the country to join them on an interactive journey from Ireland to…

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Roisin Upton and Ciara Neville to feature in Women in Sport Panel Discussion with Network Ireland Limerick

By Jack Neville / March 24, 2021 /

Meghann Scully is to MC the Women in Sport Panel Discussion with Network Ireland Limerick and in association with The Shannon Region Conference and Sports Bureau on March 24.

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RECAP: Sarah Lavin and Ciara Neville just miss out on European Finals

By Jack Neville / March 7, 2021 /

Limerick athletes Ciara Neville and Sarah Lavin both missed out on the European Indoor Athletics Championship finals.

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Limerick duo set for European Indoor Championships this weekend

By Jack Neville / March 5, 2021 /

Limerick duo Sarah Lavin and Ciara Neville will both take part at the European Indoor Athletics Championship this weekend in Turun. They are part of a 24 strong Irish team with the championships kicking off today live on BBC 2 from 9am. Lavin and Neville, of the Emerald AC club, are both trained by Noelle…

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WATCH: Limerick’s Sarah Lavin sets new personal best in Madrid as she gears up for European Championships

By Jack Neville / February 26, 2021 /

Limerick’s Sarah Lavin continued her excellent early season form as she beat her personal best twice at the World Indoor Tour on Wednesday evening in Madrid. The event came in the wake of her selection for the Irish team at the European Indoor Championships in Poland in March. In the heat for the 60m hurdle…

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Limerick duo to represent Ireland at European Indoor Championships next month

By Jack Neville / February 22, 2021 /

Emerald AC duo Ciara Neville and Sarah Lavin will represent Ireland at next month’s European Indoor Championships next month after being chosen on the 24 strong team. Both are coached by Noelle Morrissey. The 2021 championships are to be held in Torun in Poland from March 5-7. Neville will compete in the 60m sprint and…

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WATCH: Sarah Lavin continues blistering start to season ahead of European Indoor Championships

By Jack Neville / February 22, 2021 /

Just a fortnight after breaking her personal best in the 60m hurdles, Emerald Athletics Club’s Sarah Lavin continued her fine early season form as she posted a time just 0.03 seconds outside of her PB at the Irish Life Health Elite Micro Meet at the Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena on Saturday. In her first…

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Limerick’s Amy O’Donoghue sets 1500m PB at Bryggen Invitational

By Jack Neville / February 15, 2021 /

Limerick and Emerald AC athlete Amy O’Donoghue knocked four seconds off her personal best as she finished fourth in the 1500m at the Bryggen Invitational in Manchester over the weekend. O’Donoghue clocked a time of 4.14.54 in the race finishing .4 seconds behind first placed Holly Archer. O’Donoghue’s new PB is just a second outside…

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Sarah Lavin joins Ciara Neville in qualifying for European Indoor Championships

By Jack Neville / February 8, 2021 /

Sarah Lavin joined her Emereld AC running mate Ciara Neville in qualifying for the European Indoor Championships in Poland after her displays in Otstrava last week. After posting a PB the previous week in Vienna, Lavin knocked 0.03 off her time for third in her heat in Ostrava. In the race, she would again record…

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WATCH: Ciara Neville and Sarah Lavin set PB’s as they prepare for World Indoor Series Silver Meet

By Jack Neville / February 1, 2021 /

Emerald AC stars Ciara Neville and Sarah Lavin both set personal best’s in Vienna at the Indoor Intermational meeting on Saturday. Both will now travel to the Czech Republic for the Ostrava for the World Indoor Series Silver Meet on Wednesday. Neville won her opening 60m Sprint race in a time of 7.31 before equalling…

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