Mick Clohisey

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Stephen Scullion of Ireland in action during the London Marathon. Photograph: EPA

The problem with big city marathons is that conditions and the course always differ, sometimes drastically, which means times aren’t always as they ap(...)

  Mick Clohisey taking part in last year’s Dublin Marathon in which he placed second. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The flight from Dublin to London on Thursday morning is virtually empty. On arrival, Mick Clohisey is collected at Heathrow Airport and taken in a bio(...)

 The Vaporfly running shoes of Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge. Photograph: Alex Halada/AFP via Getty Images

The north Dublin suburb of Raheny used to have an ancient holy well. It was called St Anne’s, like the modern-day park there. And it must have been th(...)

Morocco’s Othmane El Goumri wins the 2019 KBC Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

He ran and won but he couldn’t hide from his shadowy past. Othmane El Goumri from Morocco was the first man home in the 2019 Dublin Marathon, just nin(...)

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 (...)

Mary McCarthy: ‘Did I embrace the long runs and the sanctioned leave from the kitchen and the kids? Not exactly.’

Nobody was more surprised than me when I ran the Dublin Marathon last year in 4 hours, 21 minutes. This was faster than 40 per cent of participants an(...)

Stephen Scullion of Clonliffe Harriers (right) and Michael Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock AC in action during the men’s 10,000m during day one of the Irish Life Health National Senior Track & Field Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

It wasn’t unbearably humid, or midnight for that matter, but winning the National 10,000 metres title has further convinced Stephen Scullion to run th(...)

 Sarah Lavin of Ireland during the Women’s 100m hurdles at Dinamo Stadium at the Minsk 2019 European Games in Belarus. Photograph: EPA

At times slightly confusing, though it seems no less entertaining, Team Ireland have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Dynamic New Athletics (DN(...)

Sinead Diver finished seventh in the London Marathon. Photograph: Matt King/Getty

All marathon runners know it’s not only the distance that kills, it’s the pace, and Sinead Diver bravely survived on both fronts to finish seventh bes(...)

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will involved a new dual qualification process. Photograph:  Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images

Citius, Altius, Fortius . . . Irish athletes now know exactly what is required to qualify for next year’s Tokyo Olympics, and across most events the s(...)

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