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Climate crisis: people cool off by the Eiffel Tower in Paris in July. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

“An environmental crisis is also a health crisis” is the stark message from health professionals keen to draw sharp attention to the health impacts of(...)

Ireland’s Sarah Healy during this week’s European Under-20 Championships in Borås, Sweden. Photograph: Inpho

After running boldly and bravely from the front when no one else would Sarah Healy wrapped up another medal for Irish athletics by winning the 1,500 m(...)

 Aaron Sexton was run out of the medals in the  200m final. Photograph:  Maja Hitij/Getty Images for European Athletics

Proof perhaps why it’s such a rare thing for Ireland to deliver a European sprint medal at any level, as gold medal favourite Aaron Sexton found himse(...)

  Sarah Healy’s 1,500 metres  time of 4:09.25 is some 10 seconds faster than the next best entrant.

It’s been a while since any Irish athletics team boasted so many medal prospects, especially with the O’Sullivan name among them. Even if it’s only th(...)

 Sophie O’Sullivan is presented with a medal from her mother Sonia at the Cork City Sports last year. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Sophie O’Sullivan, daughter of Olympic silver medallist Sonia O’Sullivan, will make her international debut in an Irish vest over 800 metres at the Eu(...)