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Death of John (Jack) Dempsey - Youghal

Jack Dempsey R.I.P. - Condolences

The Officers and Officials of Cork Athletics County Board extend their condolences and deepest sympathy to the family of our esteemed colleague Jack Dempsey.  Jack was, along with his wife Maura, instrumental in the success achieved by Youghal AC in the 1970s and 1980s. Jack was coaching for many years. He also served, at committee level, with the Youghal club, and also with the East Cork Athletics Division. He is Mary Sweeney's (St Finbarr's AC) father, and grandfather of Aoife Cooke (Youghal AC).

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis

 

Notice from RIP.ie

The death has occurred of John (Jack) Dempsey
Kilcoran Park, Youghal, Cork
    

John (Jack) (Formerly of Our Lady's Hospital, Cork and St. Raphael's, Youghal) peacefully at his home after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family, beloved husband of Maura and much loved dad of Ken, Kathleen, Patricia, Mary, Colette, Jacinta and the late John Jnr, sadly missed by his loving family, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Egan's Funeral Home, Greencloyne, Youghal on Monday from 5pm with prayers at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11.30 am in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, The Strand, Youghal with funeral afterwards to North Abbey Cemetery, Youghal.

Rest In Peace

 

 

Cork Athletics International Awards 2018 - Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations for Cork Athletics International Awards 2018

Kingsley Hotel, Cork

Friday February 22nd 2019

 

 cork athletics international award medals 2018

Array of International Award Medals at 2018 function

 

The Cork Athletics Annual International Awards presentations will take place in the Kingsley Hotel, Carrigrohane Road, Cork, on Friday February 22nd 2019.  The annual awards are made to Cork athletes who have been selected for, and have represented, Ireland in athletics, during the previous twelve months. 

 

 cork athletics aspiring young athletes bursaries group 2018

 Cork Athletics Aspiring Young Athletes 2018

Along with the International Awards, training bursaries will be presented to Aspiring Young Athletes, selected on several criteria, including significant athletic achievement, progression and application to their chosen athletic discipline(s). The bursary recipients are selected by a sub-committee of Cork Athletics County Board.

 

Clubs are asked to forward the following information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., asap please, but no later than 12 noon, on Tuesday next, February 5th:

 

  • Athlete's Name
  • Athlete's photograph
  • A brief synopsis of the athlete's achievements

 

It is VITAL that this infornation is supplied, in a timely manner, so that the Awards Booklet can be compiled in good time for the event

 

This award is for athletes Junior, Senior, Master's & Intermediate athletes who were selected by Athletics Ireland to represent Ireland at an International event during the past year.


The Aspiring Young Athletes Awards will be selected by a Cork Athletics sub-committee, and the athletes selected will then be notified through their clubs.

 

 

Cork Athletics International Awards 2017

 

Cork Athletics International Awards 2016

 

2015 Awards

 

2014 Awards

 

2012 Awards  - scroll down page (on Old Cork Athletics website)

 

2009 Awards

 

2008 Awards

 

Cork Athletics Registrations & Insurance - January 2019

Registrations & Insurance 2019

 

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As of 10am today, Tuesday January 29th 2019, forty one (41) of Cork's fifty six registered clubs now have registered athletes, with a total of 3,253 members registered to date. Several clubs have less than the requisite ten (10) members to constitute an Athletics Ireland registered club.


On Friday next, February 1st, Cork Athletics is planning to publish the County's Registration Figures for January 2019. At this point, Tuesday 29th, Fifteen (15) clubs have yet to register a single athlete. Please ensure that your Club Registrar registers any outstanding memberships on, or by, Thursday night, so that a) All current members are registered and, more importantly, b) The Club, along with its Athletes, Coaches and Officials are covered by Insurance.

 

 

Athletics Ireland Club & Athlete Insurance

A 'Period of Grace' is in place until January 31st, whereby 2018 cover was extended, to allow time for athletes and officials to be re-registered for 2018.  Note however that this grace period did not, and does not, cover competition, whether championship, or simply participation in a 'common or garden' road race.

This period will expire on Thursday night next, consequently any athlete, coach or official, or any individual acting in any capacity, who remains unregistered after that, will NOT be covered by Athletics Ireland Insurance for training or competition purposes.

Many coaches and officials continue to be actively involved in Athletics, but remain unregistered.

 Unregistered athletes, coaches and/or officials are NOT covered by the Athletics Ireland insurance for any purpose whatsoever, leaving those athletes, officials, coaches and clubs in a precarious position. 

Any club having difficulties registering their athletes should contact Cork Athletics Registrar, John Copithorne 0861713500

 

2019 Athletics Ireland Registrations are now Due

Clubs are reminded that UNREGISTERED athletes are NOT covered by Athletics Irelands insurance, for ANY purpose, training or competition.


Clubs are urged to register all remaining unregistered personnel without further delay.

Athletics Ireland Registration Link

 

Webmaster's Note: I have been 'Banging on' for ages about the Bandon Rugby Club case. The Irish Times reported on the case in April 1997.  Twenty years later, the judgement is still as relevant, and stands out as a warning to the consequences of not registering members of an organisation.  A further related Irish Times article advises clubs to ensure that members are registered.

 

 

O'Donovan and Wright in Indoor Action - January 2019

Leevale AC's Charlie O'Donovan and Alex Wright Set Pace in Europe and USA

New York & Brataslavia

January 24th - 27th 2019

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Charlie O'Donovan lining up for start of Men's 3,000m at Dr Sanders Invitational 2019 Alex Wtight closing in on an emphatic victory at  17th annual Elán Indoor Meet 2019

 

Leevale AC's Charlie O'Donovan & Alex Wright were both in action over the weekend, with Charlie representing his college, Villanova University, at the Dr. Sanders Invitational, in Columbia University, in New York, last Thursday. At the other side of the Atlantic, and the far side of Europe, Alex Wright took part in the 17th annual Elán Indoor Meet, which was held in Bratislava, Slovakia

Charlie ran 8:33.72, for 30th place overall, in an extremely competitive 3,000m. This put Charlie in the 5th Freshman place. As yet unconfirmed, this is a big PB for Charlie, who is studying in Villanova, and is under the guidance of Villanova's, and Leevale's iconic Marcus O'Sullivan, who is Head Coach at the University


Results of Dr. Sanders Invitational 3,000m 2019


dr sanders invitational 3000m results 2019

Charlie O'Donovan's Dr. Sanders 3,000m Splits


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17th Annual Elán Indoor

The 17th annual Elán indoor meet was held on Sunday January 27th, in the Slovakian capital, Bratislava, with three Irish walkers taking part.

Alex Wright, Leevale AC, set a blistering pace, from the gun, in the Men's 5,000m Walk, finishing in 19:10.76.  Guatemala's Eric Barrondo finished second, in 19:21.18, with England's Corbishley Cameron third in 19:49.53. Tthere was an excellent performance from the Farranfore Maine Valley AC's Irish Under-23 Walker David Kenny producd an excellent performance, taking 40 second off his PB, to finish 7th, in 21:13.58.

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David Kenny, Farranfore Maine Valley AC

 

Kate Veale, West Waterford AC, was in action earlier,. in the 3,000m Womens Walk, finishing 4th in a time of 13:52.68. Victory went to Maria Czakova, Slovakia, in 12:36.00, from Mirina Ortiz, Guatemala, in 12:41.36, with Hana Burzalovā, Slovakia, third in 13:44.92.

 

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Kate Veale, West Waterford AC

Phil Healy Opens 2019 Indoor Season with Vienna Win

Phil Healy Wins Vienna Indoor 400m in 52.31 Sec

Vienna, Austria

Saturday January 26th 2019

 

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Phil Healy, Bandon AC, set the leading World and European times, when winning today's 400m Indoors, in Vienna, Austria

Ireland’s fastest women Phil Healy has got her indoor season off to a great start winning the Vienna International Indoor Meet in 52.31 secs. This is the fastest time so farthis year, in both European and World Indoors. Lissane De Whitte, from The Netherlands, the European Bronze Medalist from Berlin 2018, was second in 52.66 secs.  Great Britain’s Eilidh Doyle was third in 53.08 secs. Eilidh Doyle is also a 2018 Bronze World Indoor Medalist.

 

phil healy megan kiely vienna indoors 2019Megan Kiely, Ferrybank AC, and Phil Healy, Bandon AC, after today's race in Vienna

Ferrybank AC's Megan Kiely set a massive PB in the same event, finishing in 56.20sec, while Simone Lalor, St Laurence O'Toole ran 52.86 secs

Healy’s main target for the indoor season is the European Indoor Athletics Championhips in Glasgow in the first weekend in March.

 

Vienna Indoor Women's 400m Results

 

 phil healy vienna indoors results jan 2019

 

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Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month January 2018 Phil Healy

 

Phil Healy is European Athletics Athlete of the Month for January 2018

 

Tough Conditions for Phil Healy and Michelle Finn at Universiade Finals

 

Phil Healy and Michelle Finn on Irish Team at World Student Games

 

Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month February 2017 Phil Healy

 

Phil Healy Named on Irish Team for European Indoors

 

Phil Healy Runs 400m European Indoor Standard

 

 

Cork Athletics - Events Week Ending Sunday January 27th 2019

Registered Cork Athletics Races & Events for Week Ending Sunday January 27th 2019

 

 

Wednesday January 23rd, Library Building, CIT - Strength & Conditioning - CIT Sports Seminar Series, with Joe O'Connor
Saturday January 26th, AIT Athlone - GloHealth National Indoor Club League Rd 2
Saturday January 26th, Kingsley Hotel, Cork - Cork Athletics County Board AGM
Sunday January 27th, AIT Athlone - National Junior & U23 Indoor Championships

 


This Week:  Strength & Conditioning Seminar, Cork Athletics County Board AGM, National Indoor Leagues & National Junior & U23 Indoor Championships

 

Cork Athletics Race Calendar

Cork Athletics Find Your Races

Comprehensive Calendar of Registered Athletics Ireland events in Cork

Results of Athletics Ireland Registered Events - April 2014 - May 2016 (on Old Cork Athletics website)

 

Results of Athletics Ireland Registered Events - May 2016 to date

 

 

Cork Events This Week

Wednesday January 23rd, 19:30am, CIT Library Building - Strength & Conditioning - CIT Sports Seminar Series, with Joe O'Connor

  

 Saturday January 26rd, 11:00am, Kingsley Hotel, Cork - Cork Athletics County Board AGM

 

 

National Events

Saturday January 26th, Athlone IT - GloHealth National Indoor Club League Rd 2

 

Sunday January 27th, Athlone IT - GloHealth National Junior & U23 Indoor Championships

 

Online Registrations

The Following Upcoming Races currently have Online Entry or Online Registration open:
If your event is missing, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Eagle AC 31st Annual Tommy Ryan Memorial Carrigaline 5, Sunday February 17th

 

Kinsale 10 mile Road Race 2019, Sunday February 24th

Crosshaven 5k/10k Road Race, Sunday March 10th

 

Duhallow 10 Mile Road Race 2019, Newmarket, Sunday March 10th

 

Mallow 10 Mile Road Race, Sunday March 24th

 

Sonia O'Sullivan Great Island 10, Cobh, Sunday 7th April

 

Dromina 10, Sunday April 14th

The Great Railway Run 10k & 25k Road Races, Sunday April 29th

Cork City Marathon, Sunday 2nd June

 

 

 

Cork Athletics Registration Figures - January 31st 2019

Record Cork Athletics Registration Figures - January 31st  2019

cork athletics registration plate january 31st 2019

 

January end-of-month registrations for Cork Athletics stand at 3,634. Traditionally January is a slow month for Registrations, with clubs scampering to collect members subscriptions. February should see Registrations firm up, as laggard clubs, and clubs currently experiencing log-in problems, add their members.

 

Forty one of Cork's fifty six registered clubs registered athletes during 2018. Fifteen clubs have yet to register a single athlete.  Five clubs have less than 10 registered members, and, therefore, club registration is not yet fully valid.

 

Clubs are reminded that new members may 'try out' the club for a few weeks, after which they MUST be registered, or they will NOT be covered by Athletics Ireland insurance

 

Feb 1: Any athlete, coach, official, or any member acting in any capacity, who remains unregistered is NOT covered by Athletics Irelands insurance, for ANY purpose whatsoever, including training and/or competition.

The 2019 Registration facility is open


Some clubs are having difficulties logging into the registration system. If your club is in this position, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01-8869933


National Standings

Athletics Ireland are likely to issue the January end-of-month National registration figures in the coming days. Standing of Cork clubs in the various Top 50 National standings will be added to this page

 

Overall Registrations as at January 31st 2019

As has been the case for the past few yesrs, Leevale AC and Bandon AC head the table, both clubs exceeding the 300 mark, leading the other clubs by a significant distance, with West Muskerry AC leading the rest of the clubs. A total of fourteen clubs have 100 or more members.

ClubJuvenileJuniorYouthMastersSeniorTotal
Leevale AC 213 9 28 58 37 345
Bandon AC 296 4 12 17 7 336
West Muskerry AC 153 4 9 49 2 217
Midleton AC 82 2 7 102 6 199
St. Catherine's AC 93 2 5 56 5 161
Ballymore Cobh AC 79 0 0 67 4 150
Togher AC 71 4 4 50 15 144
St. Nicholas AC 56 1 1 73 9 140
Belgooly AC 109 0 7 21 1 138
Youghal AC 67 1 6 55 7 136
North Cork AC 89 1 2 26 4 122
Carraig-Na-Bhfear AC 70 4 9 33 1 117
Clonakilty Road Runners 71 0 0 30 10 111
Eagle AC 0 1 0 88 11 100
Grange/Fermoy AC 22 0 1 63 4 90
Watergrasshill AC 0 0 0 74 13 87
Liscarroll AC 68 1 2 13 2 86
Aghada Running Club ARC 0 0 0 73 6 79
Fanahan Mc Sweeney AC 59 0 1 14 2 76
Blarney/Inniscara AC 52 3 1 11 1 68
Doneraile AC 0 1 0 54 13 68
Mount Hillary AC 0 0 0 54 13 67
Bweeng Trail Blazers 0 0 0 57 3 60
Durrus AC 39 0 1 17 0 57
Skibbereen AC 38 1 0 11 2 52
Ballintotis Fit4Life 0 0 0 45 1 46
St. Finbarrs AC 0 0 0 42 4 46
Riverstick/Kinsale AC 33 0 1 10 0 44
Old Abbey AC 29 0 1 6 4 40
Churchtown Road Runners 0 1 0 26 10 37
Buttevant R.C. 0 0 0 25 6 31
Bridevale AC 0 0 0 25 2 27
Bantry AC 1 1 0 18 3 23
East Cork AC 0 0 0 10 10 20
Cork Mental Health AC 0 0 0 14 5 19
Rising Sun AC 0 0 0 18 0 18
Donoughmore AC 0 0 0 14 2 16
Duhallow AC 0 0 0 9 3 12
Ballincollig AC 0 0 0 10 0 10
Galtee Runners AC 0 0 0 8 2 10
Fota Island Running Club 0 0 0 5 3 8
Abbey Striders AC 0 4 0 3 0 7
Doheny AC 4 0 0 1 1 6
Carrigaline AC 0 0 0 6 0 6
Carrigtwohill AC 0 0 0 1 0 1

 

overall registrations january 31st 2019

Largest Clubs, by Total Registered Members

 

Juvenile/Junior/Youth Registrations as at January 31st 2019

A new category, Youth, has been included in the new Registration system. This group consists of members born in 2001 or 2002. Bandon AC head the table, followed by Leevale AC and West Muskerry AC.

 

ClubJuvenileJuniorYouthTotal
Bandon AC 296 4 12 312
Leevale AC 213 9 28 250
West Muskerry AC 153 4 9 166
Belgooly AC 109 0 7 116
St. Catherine's AC 93 2 5 100
North Cork AC 89 1 2 92
Midleton AC 82 2 7 91
Carraig-Na-Bhfear AC 70 4 9 83
Ballymore Cobh AC 79 0 0 79
Togher AC 71 4 4 79
Youghal AC 67 1 6 74
Clonakilty Road Runners 71 0 0 71
Liscarroll AC 68 1 2 71
Fanahan Mc Sweeney AC 59 0 1 60
St. Nicholas AC 56 1 1 58
Blarney/Inniscara AC 52 3 1 56
Durrus AC 39 0 1 40
Skibbereen AC 38 1 0 39
Riverstick/Kinsale AC 33 0 1 34
Old Abbey AC 29 0 1 30
Grange/Fermoy AC 22 0 1 23
Abbey Striders AC 0 4 0 4
Doheny AC 4 0 0 4
Bantry AC 1 1 0 2
Eagle AC 0 1 0 1
Doneraile AC 0 1 0 1
Churchtown Road Runners 0 1 0 1

 

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Leading Cork Juvenile Clubs

 

 

Senior/Masters Registrations as at January 31st 2019

Midleton AC top the table, followed by Eagle AC & Leevale AC, with a possee of clubs following them. A small number of clubs, who have had a significant presence over the past few years, have yet to register an athlete....

 

ClubMastersSeniorTotal
Midleton AC 102 6 108
Eagle AC 88 11 99
Leevale AC 58 37 95
Watergrasshill AC 74 13 87
St. Nicholas AC 73 9 82
Aghada Running Club ARC 73 6 79
Ballymore Cobh AC 67 4 71
Grange/Fermoy AC 63 4 67
Doneraile AC 54 13 67
Mount Hillary AC 54 13 67
Togher AC 50 15 65
Youghal AC 55 7 62
St. Catherine's AC 56 5 61
Bweeng Trail Blazers 57 3 60
West Muskerry AC 49 2 51
Ballintotis Fit4Life 45 1 46
St. Finbarrs AC 42 4 46
Clonakilty Road Runners 30 10 40
Churchtown Road Runners 26 10 36
Carraig-Na-Bhfear AC 33 1 34
Buttevant R.C. 25 6 31
North Cork AC 26 4 30
Bridevale AC 25 2 27
Bandon AC 17 7 24
Belgooly AC 21 1 22
Bantry AC 18 3 21
East Cork AC 10 10 20
Cork Mental Health AC 14 5 19
Rising Sun AC 18 0 18
Durrus AC 17 0 17
Fanahan Mc Sweeney AC 14 2 16
Donoughmore AC 14 2 16
Liscarroll AC 13 2 15
Skibbereen AC 11 2 13
Blarney/Inniscara AC 11 1 12
Duhallow AC 9 3 12
Riverstick/Kinsale AC 10 0 10
Old Abbey AC 6 4 10
Ballincollig AC 10 0 10
Galtee Runners AC 8 2 10
Fota Island Running Club 5 3 8
Carrigaline AC 6 0 6
Abbey Striders AC 3 0 3
Doheny AC 1 1 2
Carrigtwohill AC 1 0 1

 

cork adult registrations january 31st 2019

Leading Adult Registrations by Club - January 31st 2019

 

 

Top 10 - Final Irish Men's and Women's 10 Mile Road Race Performances 2018

Final Irish 10 Mile Rankings for 2018 - Guest Article by John Walshe


John Walshe has compiled the final listings for Irish 10 Mile Performances during 2018. There are a few changes, most notably for a 10 Miler (that shall remain unnamed) that has been dropped from the listings, due to the course being short (it wasn't in Cork!)  


Hopefully there are no performances that, for whatever reason, have been missed, overlooked, or, maybe, were run abroad. If you are aware of any, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The lists WILL be updated, but you do need to let John know!

 

Men's 10 Mile Rankings 2018

The listings include all known Irish Men's Performances under 55 Minutes

Kevin Seward is the Men's 10 Mile Leader, following his 48:41 in Portsmouth, UK. The leading Corkman, in 12th position, is East Cork AC's Tim O'Donoghue, with his 51:30 win in St. Finbarr's AC's Cork City 10 Miler, last September.  Twenty six (26) of the top 79 performances were by Corkmen. Colin Merritt, unattached, (4) and trio Alan O'Shea, Bantry AC, Michael Morgan, St Finbarr's AC and Kevin O'Leary, East Cork AC, with three each, make a total of thirteen between them alone.

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Kevin Seaward, Clonliffe Harriers AC, Irish Men's 10 Mile Tabletopper 2018 Tim O'Donoghue, East Cork AC, leading Corkman in the Irish 10 Mile rankings 2018
Photo credit: Piaras O Mideach /Sportsfile

 

RankForenameSurnameCatClubTime10 MileDate
1 Kevin Seward M Clonliffe 0:48:41 Portsmouth Oct-21
2 Hiko Tonasa M DSD 0:49:10 Duhallow Apr-08
3 Sergiu Ciobanu M Clonliffe 0:49:13 Duhallow Apr-08
4 Stephen Scullion M Clonliffe 0:49:19 Frank Duffy (Swords) Sep-02
5 Mick Clohisey M Raheny Shamrock 0:49:22 Cobh Apr-29
6 Kevin Maunsell M Clonmel 0:49:27 Dungarvan Feb-04
7 Mick Clohisey M Raheny Shamrock 0:49:32 Roscommon Jul-07
8 David Flynn M Cloniffe 0:49:47 Dungarvan Feb-04
9 Emmett Dunleavy M Sligo 0:50:04 Dungarvan Feb-04
10 Thomas Hayes M KCH 0:51:05 Kilcock Aug-19
11 Gary O'Hanlon M Clonliffe 0:51:16 Stook Nov-18
12 Niall Shanahan M An Bru 0:51:27 Ballyroan Dec-08
13 Tim O'Donoghue M East Cork 0:51:30 Cork City Sep-08
14 Alan O'Shea M Bantry 0:51:35 Dungarvan Feb-04
15 Thomas Hayes M KCH 0:51:43 Portsmouth Oct-21
16 Sean Hehir M Rathfarnham-WSAF 0:51:46 Enniscorthy Jun-24
17 Alan O'Shea M Bantry AC 0:51:48 Mallow Mar-25
18 Conor Bradley M City of Derry 0:51:48 Kilcock Aug-19
19 James McCarthy M East Cork 0:52:17 Dungarvan Feb-04
20 Paddy Hamilton M Slieve Gullion R 0:52:22 Frank Duffy (Swords) Sep-02
21 Trevor Power M Waterford 0:52:37 Mallow Mar-25
22 Freddy Sittuk M Raheny Shamrock 0:52:43 Phoenix Park Jul-14
23 Cillian O'Leary M Raheny Shamrock 0:52:46 Phoenix Park Jul-14
24 Mike Carmody M An Bru 0:52:56 Dungarvan Feb-04
25 Tomas Fitzpatrick M Tallaght 0:52:59 Phoenix Park Jul-14
26 John Travers M Donore 0:53:02 Bundoran Mar-10
27 James McCarthy M East Cork 0:53:04 Mallow Mar-25
28 David Mansfield M Clonmel 0:53:07 Kilsheelan Mar-11
29 Alan O'Brien M Eagle 0:53:08 Mallow Mar-25
30 Alan O'Shea M Bantry AC 0:53:17 Duhallow Apr-08
31 Colin Merritt M45   0:53:17 Dungarvan Feb-04
32 Colin Maher M Ballyfin 0:53:18 Roscommon Jul-07
33 Mark Hoey M Leevale 0:53:21 Dungarvan Feb-04
34 Martin Doody M40 Limerick 0:53:24 Mallow Mar-25
35 Keith Shields M Foyle Valley 0:53:28 Bundoran Mar-10
36 Colin Merritt M   0:53:36 Mallow Mar-25
37 Colin Maher M Ballyfin 0:53:37 Phoenix Park Jul-14
38 Conan McCaughey M North Belfast 0:53:40 Bundoran Mar-10
39 Trevor Power M Waterford 0:53:42 Dungarvan Feb-04
40 Willie Stephens M Coolquill 0:53:47 Ballynonty Aug-29
41 Peter Mooney M40 Inverse 0:53:48 Trim Feb-04
42 Mark Kirwan M Raheny Shamrock 0:53:53 Frank Duffy (Swords) Sep-02
43 Tom Lupton M Portlaoise 0:53:54 Mallow Mar-25
44 Michael Morgan M40 St Finbarrs 0:53:57 Dungarvan Feb-04
45 Conor McCauley M Leevale 0:54:00 Kilcock Aug-19
46 Andrew Sheehan M Leevale 0:54:02 Dungarvan Feb-04
47 Niall Sheehan M Gowran 0:54:02 Ballyroan Dec-08
48 Kevin Baker M Mullingar 0:54:04 Trim Feb-04
49 Barry Harron M Finn Valley 0:54:05 Bundoran Mar-10
50 Willie Stephens M Coolquill 0:54:09 Moyglass Sep-09
51 Paddy O'Toole M Westport 0:54:11 Roscommon Jul-07
52 Kevin O'Leary M East Cork 0:54:13 Cork City Sep-08
53 Brian Geraghty M Sli Cualann 0:54:13 Kilcock Aug-19
54 Colin Merritt M   0:54:16 Cobh Apr-29
55 Michael Morgan M St Finbarrs 0:54:16 Mallow Mar-25
56 Barry Sheil M Longford 0:54:21 Roscommon Jul-07
57 John Meade M St Finbarrs 0:54:23 Dungarvan Feb-04
58 Niall O'Riordan M An Bru 0:54:26 Dungarvan Feb-04
59 Jeremy O'Donovan M40 St Finbarrs 0:54:28 Mallow Mar-25
60 Eskander Turki M Monaghan Town 0:54:29 Castleblaney Jul-21
61 Jeremy O'Donovan M St Finbarrs 0:54:32 Dungarvan Feb-04
62 Kevin O'Leary M East Cork 0:54:35 Dungarvan Feb-04
63 Trevor Power M Waterford 0:54:38 Kilsheelan Mar-11
64 Scott Rankin M Foyle Valley 0:54:41 Fergals (Davagh) Oct-20
65 Colin Merritt M   0:54:44 Cork City Sep-08
66 Michael Morgan M St Finbarrs 0:54:44 Kilcock Aug-19
67 Freddy Sittuk M Raheny Shamrock 0:54:47 Monaghan Aug-12
68 Gary Condon M45 Sli Cualann 0:54:47 Trim Feb-04
69 Isku Ousman M Monaghan Town 0:54:48 Monaghan Aug-12
70 Noel Murphy M Waterford 0:54:49 Dungarvan Feb-04
71 Freddy Sittuk M Raheny Shamrock 0:54:49 Mullingar Jul-28
72 Eoin Sugrue M45   0:54:50 Mallow Mar-25
73 John Meade M St Finbarrs 0:54:50 Cork City Sep-08
74 Michael McMahon M Raheny Shamrock 0:54:52 Mullingar Jul-28
75 Fergal Whitty M40 Donore 0:54:55 Dungarvan Feb-04
76 Rory Chesser M Ennis TC 0:54:55 Kilnaboy Apr-08
77 Noel Murphy M Waterford 0:54:56 Mallow Mar-25
78 Kevin O'Leary M East Cork 0:54:57 Mallow Mar-25
79 Michael Corbett M40 St Finbarrs 0:54:58 Duhallow Apr-08

 

Women's 10 Mile Rankings 2018

The listings include all known Irish Women's Performances under 65 Minutes

There are 47 women on the Irish 10 Mile ranking List for 2018, with DSD AC's Laura Shaughnessy heading the list with her 56:47 performance, in the John Treacy 10 Mile, in Dungarvan, last February. The leading Cork woman is Lizzie Lee, who ran 58:28, over the challenging Sonia O'Sullivan 10 Mile course, in Cobh, last April.  Fifteen (15) of these top 47 performances were by Cork women. Leevale AC clubmates, Jill Hodgins (3) and Lizzie Lee (2), account for five of the 15 best performances.

 

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Laura Shaughnessy, DSD AC, Irish Women's 10 Mile Tabletopper 2018 Lizzie Lee, Leevale AC, leading Corkwoman in the Irish 10 Mile rankings 2018
Photo credit: Piaras O Mideach /Sportsfile

 

RankForenameSurnameCatClubTime10 MileDate
1 Laura O'Shaughnessy F DSD 0:56:47 Dungarvan Feb-04
2 Maria McCambridge F40 DSD 0:57:47 Trim Feb-04
3 Siobhan O'Doherty F Borrisokane 0:57:59 Dungarvan Feb-04
4 Lizzie Lee F35 Leevale 0:58:28 Cobh Apr-29
5 Jill Hodgins F40 Leevale 0:59:20 Mallow Mar-25
6 Ruth Fitzgerald F Waterford 0:59:20 Kilmeaden Nov-17
7 Grace Lynch F Iveragh 0:59:36 Duhallow Apr-08
8 Adrianna Melia F Longford 0:59:46 Trim Feb-04
9 Jill Hodgins F Leevale 1:00:24 Cork City Sep-08
10 Ruth Fitzgerald F Waterford 1:00:35 Dungarvan Feb-04
11 Lizzie Lee F Leevale 1:00:37 Stook Nov-18
12 Jill Hodgins F Leevale 1:00:44 Cobh Apr-29
13 Fiona Santry F East Cork 1:00:52 Dungarvan Feb-04
14 Jane-Ann Meehan F Athenry 1:00:59 Trim Feb-04
15 Jane-Ann Meehan F Athenry 1:01:09 Mullingar Jul-28
16 Ruth Fitzgerald F Waterford 1:01:23 Dunhill/Fenor Mar-19
17 Fiona Stack F Raheny Shamrock 1:01:35 Trim Feb-04
18 Jane-Ann Meehan F Athenry 1:01:56 Craughwell Mar-25
19 Adele Walsh F40 St Senans 1:02:19 Dungarvan Feb-04
20 Sorcha Kearney F St Finbarrs 1:02:28 Dungarvan Feb-04
21 Jane Bandila F Dunboyne 1:02:40 Kilcock Aug-19
22 Fiona Santry F East Cork 1:02:48 Mallow Mar-25
23 Maria McCarthy F40 Farranfore-MV 1:02:51 Castleisland Apr-22
24 Aine O'Reilly F40 Mullingar 1:02:53 Mullingar Jul-28
25 Fiona Santry F East Cork 1:02:57 Duhallow Apr-08
26 Linda Byrne F DSD 1:02:58 Enniscorthy Jun-24
27 Sandra Lynch F40 Kilcoole 1:03:06 Trim Feb-04
28 Sorcha Kearney F St Finbarrs 1:03:26 Mallow Mar-25
29 Tara Kennedy F40 Raheny Shamrock 1:03:34 Kilcock Aug-19
30 Adele Walsh F St Senans 1:03:36 Mallow Mar-25
31 Maria McCarthy F Farranfore-MV 1:03:39 Kilsheelan Mar-11
32 Tina McDonald F   1:03:42 Trim Feb-04
33 Joan Flynn F Mullingar 1:03:51 Trim Feb-04
34 Madeline Loughnane F Thurles Crokes 1:03:52 Ballynonty Aug-29
35 Maria McCarthy F Farranfore-MV 1:03:57 Dungarvan Feb-04
36 Grainne Ni Uallachain F40 GCH 1:04:09 Craughwell Mar-25
37 Pauline Curley F45 Tullamore 1:04:13 Ballyroan Dec-08
38 Madeline Loughnane F Thurles Crokes 1:04:16 Moyglass Sep-09
39 Tara Kennedy F Raheny Shamrock 1:04:19 Trim Feb-04
40 Isobel Oakes F   1:04:24 Stook Nov-18
41 Sinead Brody F GCH 1:04:26 Craughwell Mar-25
42 Katie Hickson F40   1:04:27 Dungarvan Feb-04
43 Grainne O'Callaghan F North Cork 1:04:38 Mallow Mar-25
44 Ann Geary F35 Midleton 1:04:40 Dungarvan Feb-04
45 Claire O'Brien F Watergrasshill 1:04:48 Dungarvan Feb-04
46 Eimear Fitzmaurice F Mayo 1:04:56 Trim Feb-04
47 Carol Finn F Leevale 1:04:59 Duhallow Apr-08

 

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Cork Athletics - Events Week Ending Sunday February 3rd 2019

Registered Cork Athletics Races & Events for Week Ending Sunday February 3rd 2019

 

Friday February 1st, 12 Noon, Riverstick - South Munster Schools Cross-Country Championships Saturday February 2nd, 11:00am, CIT Track - Athletics Leader Course Cork Saturday February 2nd, 7:30pm, Rathkeale - Munster Athletics Star Awards Saturday February 2nd, 11:00am, Abbottstown, Dublin - AAI National Indoor Games Sunday February 3rd, 11am, Dundalk IT - National Juvenile B, Intermediate & Masters Cross-Country Championships

 


This Week:  Athletics Leader Coaching Course, Munster Awards, AAI Indoor Games and Cross-Country: Schools & National Juv B, Intermediate & Masters Chps

 

Cork Athletics Race Calendar

Cork Athletics Find Your Races

Comprehensive Calendar of Registered Athletics Ireland events in Cork

Results of Athletics Ireland Registered Events - April 2014 - May 2016 (on Old Cork Athletics website)

 

Results of Athletics Ireland Registered Events - May 2016 to date

 

 

Cork Events This Week

Friday February 1st, 12 Noon, Riverstick - South Munster Schools Cross-Country Championships

 

 Saturday February 2nd, 11:00am, CIT Track - Athletics Leader Course Cork

NB: There are still 1 or 2 (Only!) places available for this course - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. asap if interested

 

 

Munster Events

 

Saturday February 2nd, 7:30pm, Rathkeale - Munster Athletics Star Awards

 

National Events

Saturday February 2nd, 11:00am, Abbottstown, Dublin - AAI National Indoor Games


Sunday February 3rd, 11am, Dundalk IT - National Juvenile B Cross-Country Championships

 

Sunday February 3rd, 1:30pm, Dundalk IT - National Intermediate & Masters XC

 

International Events

Sunday February 3rd,  - European Champions Clubs Cross-Country Championships

 

Online Registrations

The Following Upcoming Races currently have Online Entry or Online Registration open:
If your event is missing, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Eagle AC 31st Annual Tommy Ryan Memorial Carrigaline 5, Sunday February 17th

 

Kinsale 10 mile Road Race 2019, Sunday February 24th

Crosshaven 5k/10k Road Race, Sunday March 10th

 

Duhallow 10 Mile Road Race 2019, Newmarket, Sunday March 10th

 

Mallow 10 Mile Road Race, Sunday March 24th

 

Sonia O'Sullivan Great Island 10, Cobh, Sunday 7th April

 

Dromina 10, Sunday April 14th

The Great Railway Run 10k & 25k Road Races, Sunday April 29th

 

Bweeng 5k, Sunday 12th May
Registration opens Midnight Thursday January 31st, 2019 - 500 Entry Limit

Cork City Marathon, Sunday 2nd June

 

 

 

Fearghal Curtin First Collegiate Athlete at UW Invitational 2019

Fearghal Curtin Runs 14:05 at UW Invitational

UW Invitational, Seattle, Washington, USA

Friday January 25th 2019

 

 uw invitational 5000m january 2019

Early stages of UW Invitational 5,000m 2019

 

Youghal AC and Arizona State University athlete Fearghal Curtin ran 14:05.09, just outside his 14:02.88 PB, at the UW Invitational, in Seattle, Washington, last night.  Fearghal finished third, in a time of 14:05.09, just missing out on breaking into the top-10 in Arizona State University history, but nevertheless he goes into the top-12 Collegiates Nationally, in the U.S.

 

Start of UW Invitational 5,000m 2019

The pacemaker set a very slow pace, and one of the professional athletes went out very hard. Fearghal had to run wide to progress. He decided to make a break from the group, at the half-way stage. Afterwards, Fearghal said that he was "... happy with result", as he has only been building up his training since Christmas following injury last Autumn. Fearghal has set his sights on breaking the 14 minute barrier, in the foreseeable future. Fearrghal's next track race is in two weeks. He says that he "... feels good", and is "getting into good shape"

fearghal curtin arizona state university jan 2019

 

 

Results of UW Invitational 5,000m

 

uw invitational 5000m results january 2019

 

Fearghal's 5,000m Progression

Fearghal set his PB at of 14:02.88, in the 5,000m, at last year's Florida Relays. Prior to that his 5000m best was 15:18, which he ran at the Irish Schools T&F Championships, in June 2016. His previous 5k best on the road was 15:00, set when winning the 2017 Youghal 5k

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Fearghal Curtin's All-Athletics Profile

Cork Entries for Boston Marathon 2019

Twenty One Cork Athletes Listed in 123rd Boston Marathon Entries

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Monday April 15th 2019 - Patriot's Day

 

boston marathon header 2019

 

Boston Marathon Website

 

 Twenty one Cork residents are listed among the 180 Irish citizens listed for this year's Boston Marathon, on Boston's Public Holiday, Patriot's Day, Monday March 15th 2019. Of those 180 listed as irish citizens, 110 are Irish residents, followed by 36 U.S. residents, while a further 20 are G.B residents, with Canada (3) next.

 

ForenameSurnameAgeM/FCity
Julie Barrett 25 F Clonakilty
Gary Clerkin 46 M Rathcormac
Donal Coakley 32 M Glanmire
Paul Cotter 44 M Cork
Alan Daly 45 M Cork
Vivian Foley 49 M Cork
Stephen Geoghegan 47 M Cork
Mary Kelleher 44 F Co.cork
Paul Kingston 42 M Ballinascarthy
Brian Mcguire 50 M Douglas
Liam Murphy 52 M Cork
Mark Murphy 40 M Cork
Brid Normoyle 43 F Cork
Colette O' Donoghue 37 F Cork
Sean O'Keeffe 41 M Cork
Gary O'Sullivan 47 M Co.cork
John Sheehan 50 M Co. Cork
Louise Sheehan 45 F Ballincollig
Dermot Slyne 44 M Cork
David Walsh 36 M Cork
Gary Walsh 39 M Cork

Cork Team Selections for Athletics Ireland National Masters & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships 2019

Cork Athletics Squads Named for National Masters Cross-Country Championships 2019

Dundalk IT, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Sunday February 3rd 2019

 athletics ireland national intermediate juv b relay masters xc timetable 2019

Forty seven (47) athletes from fifteen (15) Cork Clubs have been named on the Cork Masters squads for the Athletics Ireland National Intermediate and Masters Cross-Country Championships, at Dundalk IT, Co Louth on Sunday February 3rd 2019

 All selected athletes, who haven't already done so, MUST confirm their status with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (085-1480725) asap

 

If you CANNOT make it, please let Paddy Buckley know immediately. If you are doubtful, please let Paddy know - your place will be held, but replacements may be put on standby notice - Cork Athletics wants to field full squads in all events - please help us do that!

 

Anyone who has not been included in the listings, or who feels that they may have been inadvertently omitted, or who, having previously indicated that they did not wish to be considered, would now like to be considered for selection, should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (085-1480725) without delay

 

Adult Schedule

Masters Women & M65 Men - Start 13:30 - Distance 4km

Masters Men - Start 14:00 - Distance 7km

 Intermediate Women - Start 14:40 - Distance 5km

Intermediate Men - Start 15:10 - Distance 8km

Important Notes

  • All Squad Athletes, who are confirmed with Cork Athletics Team Manager Paddy Buckley, will be entered by Cork Athletics
  • All athletes *MUST* be registered by their clubs
  • Each squad athlete who runs on the day will receive am allowance for travel and subsistence, paid to their club
  • Athletes run in Club singlets

    Cork will NOT be entering Intermediate Men's or Women's Teams
    All athletes wishing to run in the Intermediate Championships MUST be entered by their own respective clubs

 

Cork Masters F35 Womens Squad

Teams are eight (8) to run, with four (4) to score, all athletes on the panel run

All those named on the panel will be entered by Cork Athletics

 

ForenameSurnameClub
Martina Kiely St Finbarrs AC
Sorcha Kearney St Finbarrs AC
Riina Kuusela St Finbarrs AC
Niamh Cronin St Finbarrs AC
Michelle Nolan Youghal AC
Ruth Millerick Youghal AC
Evelyn Cashman Youghal AC
Ann Marie Holland Youghal AC
Breda Gaffney Mallow AC
Lorraine Bolster Mallow AC
Jennifer Goggin Walsh Carraig na bhFear AC

 

Cork Masters F50 Womens Squad

Teams are eight (8) to run, with four (4) to score, all athletes on the panel run

All those named on the panel will be entered by Cork Athletics

 

ForenameSurnameClub
Carmel Crowley Bandon AC
Joan Ennis Grange-Fermoy AC
Clotilde Fitzgibbon Grange-Fermoy AC
Margo Dinan St Finbarrs AC
Una Doyle St Finbarrs AC
Joan Hough Midleton AC
Sally Drennan Midleton AC
Mary O'Keeffe Youghal AC

 

Cork Masters M35 Mens Squad

Teams are twelve (12) to run, with six (6) to score, all athletes on the panel run

All those named on the panel will be entered by Cork Athletics

ForenameSurnameClub
Tim Twomey Leevale AC
Alfie Davis Leevale AC
Shane Dowling Leevale AC
Damian Kenneally Eagle AC
Mark Smith Eagle AC
Michael Harrington Durrus AC
Michael Herlihy North Cork AC
Brian Harty East Cork AC
Tim Crowley East Cork AC
Sean McGrath East Cork AC
Shane Harrington East Cork AC

 

Cork Masters M50 Mens Squad

Teams are twelve (12) to run, with six (6) to score, all athletes on the panel run

All those named on the panel will be entered by Cork Athletics

 

ForenameSurnameClub
Eric Meade East Cork AC
Denis McCarthy East Cork AC
Stephen Devereux Youghal AC
Noel Curtin Youghal AC
Martin O'Keeffe Youghal AC
Edmund O'Sullivan Midleton AC
Michael Hallahan Midleton AC
Eamonn McEvoy St Finbarrs AC
Ian O'Leary Leevale AC

 

Cork Masters M65 Mens Squad

County Teams are six (6) to run, with four (3) to score, all athletes on the panel run
Club Teams: 3 to score

All those named on the panel will be entered by Cork Athletics

 

ForenameSurnameClub
Phil McGrath East Cork AC
Dan Kennedy St Finbarrs AC
Richard Piotrowski Eagle AC
Pat Twomey Eagle AC
Ken Higgs Eagle AC
John Quigley Eagle AC
Donal O'Brien St Nicholas AC

About Us

Cork Athletics County Board is a constituent member of Athletics Ireland. Cork Athletics is the governing body, administering athletics, track and field (T&F), cross-country (XC) and running in county Cork. The Board comprises elected representatives of constituent athletic clubs and running clubs. Cork County Board AAI organises Championship races and competition, including road, track & field (T&F) and Cross-country (XC), at junior, juvenile, senior and masters levels, and selects representation for the county. In addition, training and education is provided for coaches and officials. The Board also regulates the Athletics Ireland race/event permit (licence) process for county Cork.
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