Feidhlim Kelly

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USA’s Athing Mu celebrates after winning the women’s 800m final  at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. Photograph: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty

We were arguing among ourselves in the media seats about the last time two teenagers had fought so closely for Olympic gold medals on the track In th(...)

 Ireland’s Andrew Coscoran in action at this year’s European Athletics Indoor Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Age: 25 Event: 1,500m Club: Star of the Sea AC Raced in five different countries from May in his pursuit of Olympic qualification, rounded off by (...)

Ireland’s Michelle Finn in action at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Age: 31 Event: 3,000m Steeplechase Club: Leevale AC Also coached by Feidhlim Kelly at the Dublin Track Club training group, Finn produced her life(...)

Boxer Emmet Brennan pictured with his mother Bernie, father Christy, and sisters Christine (right) and Caoimhe. Photograph: Tom Honan

Ireland’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes are headed for Japan, but without their families After all the doubt, the will-it-won’t-it anxiety, Ir(...)

Ireland’s Mark English will compete at his second Olympic Games in Tokyo. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Closing time, and in the last round of orders for Tokyo Olympic qualification several more Irish athletes got their shout in just in the nick of time (...)

Mark English has decided to miss the national championships in a bid to run the  automatic qualifying time of 1:45.20 in the 800m at meetings  in Leverkuse  and Barcelona/ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In any ordinary Olympic year the national track and field championships would present the perfect opportunity to sign-off on pending qualification, on(...)

Mark English on his way to winning the men’s 800m, ahead of Cian McPhillips at the Athletics Ireland Elite Micro Meet. Photograph: Sportsfile

The plan was for some race experience ahead of next month’s European Indoor Championships in Poland only Mark English came away with a lot more, brea(...)

Ciara Mageean competes in the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish athletes will get at least once chance to compete at home in order to seek a qualification standard for next month’s European Indoor Championshi(...)

The outdoor indoor running track. Photograph: European Athletics

It was close to midnight on Thursday when the debate began to get a little heated and possibly one-sided. Whatever about the argument for and against (...)

Feidhlim Kelly in action during the 2010 National championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish athletics coach Feidhlim Kelly has encouraged the governing body of the sport to show some “imagination and invention” when restoring elite comp(...)

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