Tag Archives: Athletics

G’wan Gladys …Ya Gerl Ya!

A little known fact about me is that I used to run the odd Marathon…but mostly Half Marathons and 10kms. So best wishes to Gladys Ganiel O’Neill who not only happens to be the author of a lot of blogs … Continue reading

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Olympic Update

Ireland now have three women qualified for the Marathon in London. Maria McCambridge achieved the qualifying time this weekend. Disappointing news in the Mens Hockey. Ireland lost out in the Qualifying Tournament. Lost to Korea 2-3…….Korea scoring the winning goal … Continue reading

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Olympic Games…The Norn Iron Hopefuls

With the Olympic Games fast approaching, competitors from Norn Iron are qualifying for two teams. Up to three people have been selected for the British Rowing Squad and there will possibly be two in the British Mens Hockey Squad. Meanwhile … Continue reading

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The Olympics And Norn Iron

Norn Iron of course do not have a Team at the London (or indeed any other Olympics) because Norn Iron does not actually exist. The National Olympic Committe for “Great Britain and Norhern Ireland” is made up of several Sports … Continue reading

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Fionnuala Britton…European Cross Country Champion

In Ireland, we need all the good news we can possibly get. Congratulations to Fionnuala Britton who won the Gold Medal at the European Cross Country Championships in Slovenia today. Put that in your pipe and smoke it…. Angela Merkel, … Continue reading

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