Person: Mark Carroll
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The next few weeks are vital for Rob Heffernan’s season, as he bids to forget recent surgeries and prepare to defend his world championship title in the 50km Walk.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
A late withdrawal from the National Indoor Championships, Ciarán Ó Lionaird reflects instead on the dunes of Owenahincha — and Tallahassee in Florida.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
Athletics guru Brother John Dooley has been attending All-Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships for more than 40 years, and the magical appeal of the showpiece is still as strong as ever.
Sat, 31 May, 2014
With a display of powerful running, Sean Tobin removed two of the longest standing records from the books at the Munster Schools Championships which took place at the Cork IT Athletics Stadium.
Mon, 20 May, 2013
IT WAS supposed to be his dream house in the perfect estate to raise a family.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2013
Before the Off the Ball team went off the air, Jerry Kiernan went off the wall on the show.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013
Athletics Ireland High Performance director Kevin Ankrom is “excited” about the prospect of hiring a national endurance coach — Ireland’s first full-time athletics coach — whom he hopes to identify next week after the interview process concludes today.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2013
More than 100 Irish and UK investors in a property in China have brought court proceedings over an alleged “secret profit” of €8m made by the promoters of the investment.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2012
Ireland’s Olympic Team manager said last night the women’s 4x400m relay team will put the controversy that embroiled the squad behind them and move forward towards their goal — a place in the Olympic final.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2012
Sarah O’Shea (Beara Community School) quit athletics at 12 years of age to concentrate on football.
Mon, 21 May, 2012
Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia yesterday smashed the course record when he cruised to victory in the SPAR Great Ireland Run in Dublin’s Phoenix Park yesterday.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2012
Ciarán Ó Lionáird took his track education to a new level at the USA Track and Field Classic in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Saturday night when finishing fifth in the featured men’s mile in 3:54.76.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
Ireland’s brightest middle distance runners will be on parade in the US this weekend.
Sat, 11 Feb, 2012
A COMPANY has brought High Court proceedings arising from an alleged deal in which €30m, plus fees, was raised from about 110 Irish and British investors in 2006 and 2007 for purchase of a block of apartments in Shanghai, China.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2011
ROBERT HEFFERNAN got his preparations for London 2012 back on track at the IAAF Racewalking Challenge Final in La Coruna on Saturday, breaking his own national record for the 10k walk when finishing sixth behind the world and Olympic champion, Valeriy Borchin, in 39:19.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2011
FOLLOWING medal successes at the world youth and European U23 championships, Ciara Mageean (City of Lisburn) will be one of the favourites at the women’s European junior 1,500m final in Tallinn on Thursday morning.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2011
WHEN David McCarthy finished third in the Manchester Road Race on Thanksgiving Day, medal hopes for Ireland’s U23 men’s team at Sunday’s European cross-country championships in Albufeira shot through the roof.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2010
MARTIN FAGAN is hoping a big performance in today’s Manchester Road Race in Connecticut will impress the Irish selectors ahead of next month’s European cross-country championships in Albufeira.
Thu, 25 Nov, 2010
HIS sensational victory in last Saturday’s South Regional Cross-Country Championships in Hoover, Alabama will send Corkman Ciarán Ó Lionáird into Monday’s NCAAs among the medal favourites.
Sat, 20 Nov, 2010
CIARÁN Ó LIONÁIRD (Leevale AC) finished a close-up fourth in the tough ACC Conference meet at Franklin Park, Boston, where less than four seconds separated the top four finishers.
Thu, 04 Nov, 2010
NEVER before has an Irish team carried so many medal hopes intoa major athletics championship – hopes that were reinforced by an air of optimism as the squad of 33 began to assemble at their base in Barcelona yesterday for the European championships.
Mon, 26 Jul, 2010
ROBERT HEFFERNAN will have his sights on a medal when he puts the finishing touches to his European Championship preparations at the Irish team’s holding camp in Murcia today, although the Cork man has been keeping very much to himself since embarking on this mission.
Fri, 23 Jul, 2010
A driver who left his dying friend in a car which he crashed after consuming up to eight drinks has been jailed for four years by Judge Frank O'Donnell in Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2009
MARK CARROLL, who held national records from 3,000m to 10,000m and represented Ireland on the track at every level up to and including two Olympic Games, will make a belated European cross-country championship debut in Brussels next month.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2008
ANDREW LEDWITH turned in the finest performance of his career to date when he finished third in the NCAA championships at Indiana State University yesterday.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2008
IRELAND’S men’s under-23 team are capable of winning medals at this year’s European Cross-Country Championships, according to Mark Carroll.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2008
DAVID GILLICK was returning to the scene of last year’s record-breaking performance when he raced in Geneva and, while the record he set there remains intact at 45.23 secs, his 45.65 sec opener was spectacular.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2008
PAUL HESSION will make an eagerly-awaited seasonal debut next week in Malmo, Sweden, where the Athenry sprinter will try to repeat last year’s record-breaking opener.
Fri, 30 May, 2008
MARK CARROLL has been appointed the US Athlete Manager for Athletics Ireland.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2008
Irish 10,000 metre runner Mark Carroll has been named as Athletics Ireland's new US Athlete Manager.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2008
ALISTAIR CRAGG is, as yet, undecided about competing in the world indoor championships in Valencia next month.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2008
GARETH TURNBULL, Mary Cullen and Maria McCambridge will not contest Sunday’s European cross-country championships in Toro, Spain.
Tue, 04 Dec, 2007
Sat, 24 Nov, 2007
Alistair Cragg got over the disappointment of missing last weekend's National Championships by running the fastest 3,000 metres of his career tonight at the IAAF Super Grand Prix meeting in Monaco.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2007
IF YOU ever wondered how fast you could run a mile you can find out and, in the process, help a very worthy charity by participating in the SPAR Mile Challenge in your area over the coming weekend.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2007
Headline acts Derval O’Rourke and David Gillick will both want to forget today's 56th running of the Cork City Sports in a hurry.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2007
ALISTAIR CRAGG was yesterday basking in the glory of a new Irish record he set on Sunday when he smashed Mark Carroll’s national 10,000m mark with a 27:39.55 run at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational meeting in Stanford University, California.
Tue, 01 May, 2007
Alistair Cragg has smashed Mark Carroll's Irish 10,000m record by seven seconds.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2007
WORLD indoor 60m hurdles champion Derval O’Rourke will be among the stars present when her club Leevale AC celebrates its 40th anniversary on Sunday week.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2007
MAX JONES, Ireland’s new Director of Athletics and the man entrusted with the task of breathing new life into the sport, will soon travel around the country to meet the coaches and volunteers.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2007
VICTORIA MITCHELL, her training partner, won the race but Sonia O’Sullivan won the hearts of the thousands who turned out to watch her final road race in Ireland in Dublin’s Phoenix Park yesterday.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2007
THIS will not be her last race — far from it — but it will be the last time Sonia O’Sullivan competes in theBUPA Great Ireland Run.
Sat, 14 Apr, 2007
A special "Blessing of the Roads Ceremony" has taken place during Easter Masses and Services throughout the country today.
Sun, 08 Apr, 2007