Ciara Mageean

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The 2020 European Cross-Country Championships were due to take place at the purpose-built course at Abbotstown. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The venue was secured, the hotels booked, the timetable approved and the broadcast rights in place, only Dublin’s hosting of the 2020 European Cross-C(...)

Ciara Mageean: “I’m in a very fortunate position that financially my sport is supporting me, and I don’t have to go and work to be able to compete and to feed myself.” Photograph: ©INPHO/Bryan Keane

Ciara Mageean chooses her words carefully, then describes “amateur” as a poor choice of words. It’s hard enough to make it in this sport, she says, wi(...)

Paul Robinson, left, crosses the finish line to win the Men’s 1,500m, just ahead of Sean Tobin,  during Day Two of the Irish Life Health National Track and Field Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry, Dublin. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

The evening breeze wasn’t ideal and the lack of spectators obviously not either, and still Paul Robinson and Sean Tobin produced a properly thrilling (...)

The women’s 1500m event at the Diamond League Athletics meeting in Stockholm. Photograph: Getty Images

A third Irish record attempt in almost as many weeks proved a little too much for Ciara Mageean as she dropped off the pace of another super fast race(...)

 Ciara Mageean  has a 1,000m best of 2:38.89, four seconds outside the Irish record.

World record attempts, 13 reigning World champions, a sold-out stadium and live on the BBC: it appears as if nothing has changed as Diamond League ath(...)

Ciara Mageean became the first Irish woman  to go under two minutes for 800 metres last Friday night. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The weary trudge through the sports desert is getting a little easier as the weeks pass and the occasional familiar watering hole appears. It was good(...)

Kellie Harrington has been named Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Month for April. Photograph:  Seb Daly/Sportsfile

The panel of judges for our sportswomen awards have had some tough challenges over the years, not least all those headache-inducing times when they ha(...)

Ciara Mageean is allowing herself to feel sad on her bad days. Photograph: Inpho

Sport is a stopped clock just now. But sportspeople are still there, the twitching second hand, straining to get going again. The global pause has mad(...)

Ireland’s Diane Caldwell scores her goal against Greece in Dublin last month. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It seems like a lifetime and a half ago when Ireland took on Greece in Tallaght in their Euro 2021 qualifying game, before heading to Montenegro for a(...)

By the time Rachael Blackmore brilliantly rode Honeysuckle to victory at Cheltenham on Tuesday, the Tipperary woman had already taken our award for February. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It’s probably just as well that our sportswomen can only win one monthly award in the year because at the rate Rachael Blackmore’s 2020 is going, she(...)

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