Kevin Young

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The RNLI Lifeboat crew members under Coxswain Sean O Farrell after they arrived back to base in Courtmacsherry.

A lone sailor was recovering in West Cork in Tuesday evening after being rescued by the RNLI when he suffered a sail blowout and engine failure while (...)

Norway’s Karsten Warholm poses with the scoreboard displaying his new world record after winning the men’s 400m hurdles  in Tokyo. Photograph:   Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images

Shadows are falling and I’ve been here all day. The short walk from inside the Olympic stadium to the exit lighted up at the Main South Gate takes me (...)

 Norway’s Karsten Warholm clocked a magnificent 46.70 to break the 400m hurdles world record.

As if on cue it seemed Karsten Warholm finally broke the world record over the 400 metres hurdles at the Oslo Bislett Games when making his 2021 Diamo(...)

The women’s 1500m event at the Diamond League Athletics meeting in Stockholm. Photograph: Getty Images

A third Irish record attempt in almost as many weeks proved a little too much for Ciara Mageean as she dropped off the pace of another super fast race(...)

Ireland’s Thomas Barr after finishing fourth in the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Faraway, so close. Thomas Barr came into the homestretch of the super competitive 400 metre hurdles with a place in the World Championship final at hi(...)

Norway’s Karsten Warholm poses next to the screen reading the new European record after winning in the Men’s 400m Hurdles during the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Zurich. Photograph:  Stefan Wermuth/AFP/Getty Images

Another sensational race over 400 metres hurdles helped drag Thomas Barr to a sixth place finish at the IAAF Diamond League final in Zurich in his sec(...)

Thomas Barr on his way to winning the Davy international Mens 400 Hurdles in a time of 48.95. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

No athletics event sounds more like the perfect recipe for disaster than the 400 metres hurdles. Try lining the track with 10 hurdles, each three-foot(...)

Thomas Barr celebrates his victory in last year’s 400m hurdles at the AAI Senior Track & Field Championships at  Morton Stadium in Santry, Dublin. “It’s now all about refining and perfecting the technique as much as possible.” Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“Nine years, nine months and nine days,” he tells me, off the top of his head – pretty impressive considering Thomas Barr wasn’t even born when Edwin (...)