Grant Thornton 5K Run goes virtual and open to all

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Athletes are gearing up for this year's Grant Thornton’s 5K, Ireland's longest running corporate event, which is going virtual for the first time.

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Galway’s elite gymnasts return to training

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Galway's quartet of high performance gymnasts, Emma Slevin, Jane Heffernan, Kate Molloy and Blaithnid Higgins, have returned to training in Dublin.

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Cong-Galway sailing race given class flag

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

It has been confirmed that this year's Cong-Galway sailing race will go ahead on Saturday August 22.

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Thu, Jun 11, 2020

At what age did you start running? I started training in athletics when I was 13 and moved to race walking when I was 19. I have been a member of the Loughrea Athletic Club for about 30 years- it's a great club and had a hugely positive influence. I am very proud to have been a member.

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Veteran McEvilly produces stormer to win masters gold

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Galway secured a number of team and individuals medals National Health Intermediate and Masters Cross Country events in Avondale Forest Park in Co Wicklow on Saturday.

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High hopes for athletes heading to national cross county champs

Thu, Feb 06, 2020

Galway teams travel in force to the last major national cross country championships, which are being held in Rathdrum, Co Wicklow, on Saturday.

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Women athletes make club history at national league

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

On an historic day for the club, Galway City Harriers men's and women's teams both medalled at the National Indoor Track and Field League in AIT International Arena on Sunday.

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New Year cheer for Craughwell trio in top form

Thu, Jan 09, 2020

Craughwell AC swept the boards in the first athletic race of the New Year, the Resolution Run 5km held New Year’s Day in Galway city.

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McStay and Ireland miss team bronze on countback

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Galway athletes Thomas McStay and Damien Landers both put in excellent performances at the European Cross Country championships in Lisbon, Portugal, on Sunday.

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Galway athletes win national selection

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Galway athletes Thomas McStay and Damien Landers have been rewarded with national selection following their recent performances at the National Cross Country in Dublin last week.

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Medal delight for Galway athletes at national cross country

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Thomas McStay was the toast of Galway City Harriers when he won bronze at the National Cross-Country Championships in Abbottstown on Sunday.

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Galway clubs target success at National Cross Country Championships

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

The highlight of the domestic cross country season, the National Cross Country Championships, takes place on Sunday at the National Sports Campus, Abbotstown, in Dublin.

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Medals for Galway cross country runners

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Galway athletes and clubs were once again on the podium on the second day of the 2019 Connacht Cross Country Championships in Belleek Woods park in Ballina, Co Mayo, on Sunday.

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Galway runners excel over testing course

Thu, Nov 07, 2019

Galway athletes and clubs enjoyed podium finishes on day one of the 2019 Connacht Cross Country Championships held on a testing course in Calry, Sligo, on Sunday.

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Craughwell athletes return from success in Europe

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Craughwell AC made their European debut in Portugal last weekend at the prestigious European Athletics U20 Club Track and Field Championships.

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Breathnach continues to shine

Thu, Aug 29, 2019

Galway athletes enjoyed success at the recent National Masters Track and Field Championships in Tullamore.

Sean Breathnach of GCH again took top billing, claiming an incredible four national gold medals, winning the javelin, shot put, discus and weight for distance events, and also won silver in the hammer.

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Clare athletes produce clean sweep at Streets of Galway

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

In one of the most competitive races, Ennis Track star Damien Landers claimed the honours in the 34th edition of the famous Streets of Galway 8k.

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Minors progress after superb win

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

The Galway minor side recovered from their thrilling loss to Mayo to defeat the Leinster champions Kildare on a score line of 2-17 to 0-15.

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Galway Athletics Report

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

European Youth Olympics

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National champion McDonnell in winning form ahead of international meet

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

Galway City Harriers’ athletes secured an 11-medal haul, including six golds, at the National Juvenile Outdoor Track and Field Championships U13-19 in Tullamore at the weekend.

The hugely talented Robert McDonnell won gold in the U18 400m final in a time 49.9. His clear winning margin is a sign of his strong form ahead of his international stage appearance this week in Baku in the EYOF Games.

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