Mary Peters

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 Louise Shanahan   celebrates the national title win that secured her place in Tokyo. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Age:24 Event: 800m Club: Leevale AC A PhD researcher in quantum physics at Cambridge University, her father Ray was also Irish 1,500m indoor champi(...)

 Ireland’s Phil Healy in action at the European Athletics Indoor Championships earlier this year. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Age: 26 Event: 200m/400m/4x400m Mixed Relay Club: Bandon AC Ireland’s fastest woman, Healy has built on her fourth place finish at the European Ind(...)

 Sophie Becker at this year’s European Indoor Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Age: 24 Event: Mixed 4x400m Relay Team Club: Raheny Shamrock AC Continued on from an impressive 2020 which saw her secure the national indoor and o(...)

 Robert McDonnell (second right) at this year’s National Championships. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Age: 19 Event: Mixed 4x400m Relay Team Club: Galway City Harriers The youngest track and field member, McDonnell has continued his rapid rise in 2(...)

Phil Healy and Sophie Becker after the 400m race at the Belfast Irish Milers meet. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Phil Healy completed a valuable double at the Irish Milers club meeting in Belfast by running the fastest 400 metres of her life, adding more ranking (...)

 Mark English is among the athletes set to take part in the Irish Milers Club meeting in Belfast later this month. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The director of the Irish Milers club meeting in Belfast this Saturday is “absolutely ecstatic” that Athletics Ireland has conceded to his request to (...)

Phil Healy is among the athletes set to take part in the Irish Milers Club meeting in Belfast later this month. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The director of the Irish Milers Club meeting in Belfast later this month has urged Athletics Ireland to reconsider his request to support a European (...)

Christopher O’Donnell, Shartene Mawdsley, Thomas Barr and Phil Healy of Ireland after the 4x400 Metres Relay Mixed at the World Athletics Relays Silesia21. Photo: PressFocus/MB Media/Getty Images

Medals or no medals – and unfortunately no, despite some congratulatory messages it wasn’t a championship event – the 2021 World Athletics Relays in S(...)

Poet and Nobel laureate  Seamus Heaney’s portrait by Tai Shan Schierenberg that is being used by the Northern Ireland Office to commemorate Northern Ireland’s centenary.

It is tempting to wonder what Seamus Heaney would have made of the controversy over the use of his portrait to promote the centenary of Northern Irela(...)

Sanita Puspure was last year's winner of the award. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So there we were, in the Shelbourne hotel in December 2019, listening to our monthly award winners talk about how much they were looking forward to 20(...)

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