Thomas Barr

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Ireland’s Ciara Mageean celebrates finishing second in her heat of the women’s 1500m. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It felt every bit as easy as it looked, Ciara Mageean softly nailing her place in the European 1,500 metres final, and keeping it seemed plenty in res(...)

Ireland’s Thomas Barr and France’s Ludvy Vaillant during the  European Athletics Championships 400m Hurdle Final in Berlin. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

No way was he letting the chance slip this time, Thomas Barr ducking and diving and then simply reaching out to grab a brilliant European bronze medal(...)

Leon Reid after the men’s 200m final in the European Athletics Championships in Berlin. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

One thing for certain: Leon Reid isn’t in this sprinting business as an also ran, missing out on the medal hunt in the final of European 200m and prom(...)

Ireland’s Thomas Barr celebrates winning the  bronze medal in the 400m hurdles at the European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Wow. In the final moment he simply ducked and dived and reached out to grab it, and with that Thomas Barr won a brilliant European bronze medal in the(...)

Mark English finished eighth in his 800m heat in Berlin - later being moved up to sixth place. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When he’s already stood on the European Championship medal podium - not just once, but twice - only Mark English must know what it feels like to be tr(...)

Ireland’s Marcus Lawlor after finishing his 200m heat in Berlin. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Most athletes will tell you that times count for nothing in championship running. Marcus Lawler was reminded of that the hard way on Wednesday morning(...)

Brendan Boyce after finishing 19th in the 50km racewalk in Berlin. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“Horrendous, traumatic, brutal at the best of times, technically his worst ever”. . . and still Brendan Boyce is taking something positive out of it. (...)

Nothing like a wholesome, happy sporting triumph to bring on a good dose of political cynicism. Sports minister Shane Ross couldn’t even allow the Ire(...)

Ciara Mageean is one of Ireland’s main medal hopes at the European Championships in Berlin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Follow that, as Neil Diamond once said backstage to Bob Dylan, the rest of which is better left unsaid. Some acts will always be bettered when followe(...)

North Down AC’s Ben Reynolds winning the  110m hurdles at the National Senior Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Men Leon Reid (Menapians AC) 100m/200m (PB 10.33/20.27) Age: 24 After his 11th-hour transfer from Great Britain to Ireland (his late mother is Belfas(...)

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