Sean Hehir, winner of last year’s men’s race, was the first Irishman to win the marathon in 20 years. File Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 3:38

More than 14,600 people will run through the streets of Dublin this bank holiday Monday for the 35th Dublin marathon. About 4,000 runners from 47 coun(...)

 The 2014 SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon  was officially launched yesterday by last year’s winners Maria McCambridge and Seán Hehir. Photograph: David Maher/Sportsfile

The Kenyans and Ethiopians will be back, the big cash prizes too (€10,000 for the winner) and there’ll be some notable changes to the course. Otherwis(...)

Gerry Adams TD with Pearse Doherty TD and Mary Lou McDonald TD arriving at the Sinn Féin ardfheis in the TF Royal Hotel and Theatre, Castlebar, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Analysis:  In 1926, Éamon de Valera found himself on the wrong side of a narrowly decided vote by Sinn Féin to continue its policy of abstenti(...)

Last year’s Dublin City Marathon attracted 14,350 participants.

Spring forward, fall back, as my mother always says – not that anyone needs reminding now. I actually put my clocks forward last weekend, treat(...)

Runners at the start of the 33rd Dublin Marathon last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Lack of sponsorship has forced organisers of this year’s Dublin Marathon to make substantial cutbacks (...)