Thomas Barr

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Paddy Barnes leads Team Ireland out at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the golfers to be added, the boxing team to resume their qualification process, judo and badminton to ratify names, swimmers to swim and the rugb(...)

Nadia Power won the 800m at the World Athletics Continental Tour meeting in Zagreb. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Nadia Power scored an impressive win in the 800m at the World Athletics Continental Tour meeting in Zagreb on Tuesday, running 2:02.08. It was her se(...)

Nadia Power will not run in the  National Track and Field Championships at Santry due to self-isolation requirements laid down by Athletics Ireland. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

European 800m medal winners Mark English and Nadia Power won’t get to run in the National Track and Field Championships at Santry over the coming two (...)

Thomas Barr: “When I saw the news on Tuesday, I was just glad they didn’t drag it on any longer.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Thomas Barr (athletics) The 27-year-old from Waterford finished fourth in the 400m hurdles in Rio in 2016, and was already well on track for Tokyo 20(...)

The hopes of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics starting on July 24th as scheduled remain in the balance.Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA

Despite increasing alarm and uncertainty the International Olympic Committee (IOC) remains adamant there is no need for “any drastic decisions at this(...)

 Lasha Guruli (blue) of Georgia punches Gabil Mamedov (red) of Russia during the men’s lightweight (63kg) preliminary round bout on day two of the European Boxing Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena in London. Photograph: James Chance/Getty Images

Whatever about the sense and especially the risk of the European Olympic boxing qualifiers happening in London over the coming nine days there is incr(...)

Mary-Kate Slattery. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Amateur boxer Mary-Kate Slattery is no stranger to the difficulties mental health can bring. Diagnosed with anorexia at the age of nine, the athlete s(...)

Thomas Barr: “The only thing about Rio is I look back and think it was such a fantastic part of my career.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Times flies in Olympic cycles and in the four years since Thomas Barr finished fourth in Rio a lot of things have changed. One thing that hasn’t is B(...)

The Book of Kells  will go on public display again at Trinity College Dublin, on March 1st. Photograph:  Getty Images

January January 1st: European Commission deadline for Ireland’s National Energy and Climate strategy. With high per-capita greenhouse gas emissions, (...)

The venue for the 2022 European Athletics Championships will be the Munich Olympic Park in what will also be the 50th anniversary of the Munich Olympics. Photograph: Mark Wieland/Getty Images

Munich has been unanimously approved as the host city for the 2022 European Athletics Championships, the venue being the Munich Olympic Park in what w(...)

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