Athletics Ireland

WATCH: Ciara Neville part of historic relay silver at World U20 Championships

By Raffaele Rocca / July 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s Ciara Neville ran the 3rd of 4 legs of the 4x100m relay final today as Ireland claimed a silver medial at the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland on Saturday. Meet your WORLD SILVER MEDALLISTS pic.twitter.com/FIU6g8O1oy — Athletics Ireland (@irishathletics) July 14, 2018 The team comprised of Neville, Molly Scott, Gina Akpe Moses and Patience Jumbo…

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WATCH LIVE – Limerick Athlete Ciara Neville in World U20 Championships semi-final action

By Luke Liddy / July 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Monaleen’s Ciara Neville competes in the semi-finals of the women’s 100m at the World Junior Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland, this Thursday afternoon. Neville, of Emerald AC was qualified on Wednesday morning, finishing second in her heat in 11.54 seconds, her fastest this season and not far off her personal best of 11.52. The former…

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WATCH – Ciara Neville runs season’s best time to progresses to 100m semi-final in Finland

By Luke Liddy / July 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick athlete Ciara Neville has qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships in Tampere following a second place finish in her heat. The Emerald AC star ran a season’s best time of 11.54 just shy of her PB of 11.52. She finished up behind Great Britain’s Awuah Kristal who PB’d…

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Athletics – Limerick duo impress at Mannheim Gala

By Luke Liddy / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Emerald AC star Ciara Neville and Sophie Meridith, of St Mary’s AC enjoyed a positive weekend in Germany. The two athletes traveled as part of the Irish U20 team to take part in the highly regarded Mannheim Gala. Meredith, still just 16-years old finished in sixth place in the long jump competition with a jump of…

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Athletics Ireland Strength and Conditioning Workshop

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2018 / Comments Off on Athletics Ireland Strength and Conditioning Workshop

Athletics Ireland to host Strength and Conditioning Workshop. Athletics Ireland and Limerick Athletics are delighted to host a ‘Strength and Conditioning Workshop for the Young Athlete’ on Thursday April 19th at the Absolute Hotel.

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Athletics Ireland RDO Lilly-Ann O’Hora talks about promoting Athletics participation

By Emma Needham / April 16, 2018 / 1 Comment

Athletics is just one of many sports competing for the interest of young people with GAA, soccer and rugby also amongst the biggest participation sports in the country. Limerick woman Lilly-Ann O’Hora is a Regional Development Officer and tasked with promoting the sport in schools and clubs in the region. Speaking to Sporting Limerick, Lilly-Ann…

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Athletics Ireland to host Strength and Conditioning Workshop

By Emma Needham / April 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Athletics Ireland and Limerick Athletics are delighted to host a ‘Strength and Conditioning Workshop for the Young Athlete’ on Thursday April 19th at the Absolute Hotel. This workshop will be hosted by Fergal O’Callaghan,  Head of the Age Grade Department in Munster Rugby.  Fergal’s exeprience as an international rower and athlete,  has lead to 20 years of…

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