Aoife Cooke

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Aoife Cooke crosses the finish line to win the women’s Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The treadmill in the spare room is currently serving as a clotheshorse and the intention is to keep it that way. Of all the changes Aoife Cooke is mak(...)

 Lasha Guruli (blue) of Georgia punches Gabil Mamedov (red) of Russia during the men’s lightweight (63kg) preliminary round bout on day two of the European Boxing Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena in London. Photograph: James Chance/Getty Images

Whatever about the sense and especially the risk of the European Olympic boxing qualifiers happening in London over the coming nine days there is incr(...)

The new National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, which will host a major part of the  2020 Olympics. Photograph:   Matt Roberts/Getty Images

It’s a strange feeling to wake up and suddenly realise the Olympics have been cancelled. Or at least postponed for a few months, which is what they’re(...)

A woman wearing a face mask walks in front an Olympics poster in Tokyo. Japan and Olympic organisers are at pains to insist the summer Games are on, despite the coronavirus outbreak. Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP via Getty

I know from my own experience that every Olympic year can be strange and unpredictable at the best of times. We’re now fast discovering what an Olympi(...)

Aoife Cooke from  Co Cork, who came first in the Irish women’s category of the KBC Dublin Marathon on Sunday. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

They all had the same 26.2 miles to run and promises to keep, but, on a day sent straight from marathon heaven, there was plenty of personal reward to(...)

Stephen Scullion celebrates his second place finish in the Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

He ran and won but he couldn’t hide - Othmane El Gourmi from Morocco the first man home in the 2019 Dublin Marathon, just nine months after returning (...)

“Under legislation, universities have a remit to promote equality of opportunity, but it’s not being realised,” says Prof Kathleen Lynch

Pat O’Connor was the first woman to be appointed at full professorial level – of sociology and social policy – in the University of Limerick (U(...)