Rob Heffernan

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 Derek Burnett is Ireland’s most decorated shooter. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Age: 51 Event: Men’s Trap Already Ireland’s most decorated shooter, Burnett will be competing in his fifth Olympic Games, a feat only matched by t(...)

Kellie Harrington celebrates after winning gold at the European Boxing Road to Tokyo Qualifier in Paris. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

There is a place in the realms of all good documentary film-making called the cutting-room floor and for the past few weeks Darragh Bambrick has been (...)

“We didn’t know what we were letting ourselves in for. We knew it was going to be pretty intense, but nothing prepared us for what unfolded.” Ultra en(...)

Paddy Andrews

Paddy Andrews Private client manager at Metis Ireland /Dublin footballer Paddy Andrews made his debut as a Dublin footballer in 2008. Given the natu(...)

Ireland’s Brendan Boyce celebrates finishing sixth in the 2019 World Cup in Doha. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Not many athletes can describe a lockdown in a time of a global pandemic as perfectly mimicking their normal training routine: seeing only the people (...)

Sanctuary Runners at the Run Killarney 10k event in July, 2019.

The entrance to the IDA business park in Dungarvan is pretty unremarkable. If you didn’t work there you’d miss it. But for me it’s a cherished spot. (...)

Ireland’s Brendan Boyce moonwalks across the finish line as he came home sixth in the 50km walk at the  IAAF World Athletics Championship at  Corniche in Doha. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Brendan Boyce survived the most gruelling of events at the World Championships in Doha and turned in the performance of his career to finish sixth in (...)

More than  8,000 people took part in the Cork City Marathon on Sunday. Photograph: Darragh Kane

A group of runners promoting solidarity with and wellbeing of asylum-seekers living in Direct Provision played a major part in the Cork City Marathon (...)

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, said Tramore Valley Park park would be the largest park in the city. Photograph: Cork County Council

A 70 hectare (173 acre) park has opened on the site of a former landfill facility in Cork city. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, said Tramore(...)

Olympian Rob Hefferran with Sanctuary Runner Yolanda Mhene at the Mardyke in Cork photographed during a training session  in preparation for the Cork City Marathon on June 2nd. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Olympic medal winning walker Rob Heffernan has donated some of the running gear he has amassed over the years to people living in the direct provision(...)

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