“Eoin, barring something else happens, will be available for selection. There’s no doubt about that, and we have no concerns about Eoin’s participation.”

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Dublin manager Jim gavin has described Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea as the “form player in Ireland at the moment”. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

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Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrates next to Netherlands’ Dafne Schippers as she wins the final of the women’s 100m at the World Championships  in Beijing. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

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Kerry O’Flaherty missed out on place in the steeplechase final at the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Inpho

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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates winning the final of the men’s 100 metres at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

Seven years ago in Beijing, Usain Bolt announced himself as the undisputed fastest man on earth, winning his first major 100 metres gold medal with su(...)

Thomas Barr: finished fourth in his semi-final, clocking 48.71 seconds. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

There was always going to be some element of luck needed for both Mark English and Thomas Barr if they were to make a World Championships final in the(...)

Justin Gatlin and Usain Bolt cross the finish line  in Beijing. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Never has 100 metres of running added up to so much more than the sum of its parts. Never has 9.79 seconds felt like such an eternity. And even if Usa(...)

Mark English finished fifth in the semi-finals of the 800m at the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Inpho

No luck for the Irish on day two of the World Athletics Championships in Beijing, with both Mark English and Thomas Barr missing out on a place in the(...)

Thomas Barr has reached the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Inpho

It looked like being close and then Thomas Barr nailed it, sealing his place in the 400 metres hurdles semi-finals on day one of the World Athletics C(...)

Mark English through to the semi-finals of the 800m in Beijing. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Things didn’t go entirely to plan for Mark English in the opening session of the World Athletics Championships in Beijing, although after a slightly a(...)