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Galway-based NUIG athlete Sarah Quinn has been selected on the Irish Women’s 4x100m relay team for the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Relays.
Irish athlete Nadia Power, who competed at the European Championships this month in Poland, has become an official ambassador for Toyota Ireland.
At what age did you start playing? I was 23 and had just moved to Dublin after my Masters. I was always interested in playing, but never really had the chance to before. A friend from college had started playing on her year abroad and got me to join when she came home. Best thing I ever did.
The Mayo Ladies footballers have had their fair share of the headlines for reasons off-the-pitch over the years - but one of their stars is determined to keep creating good ones on-the-pitch for as long as she can.
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.
At the Connacht Indoors Senior Masters, at Athlone AIT, there was a total of 142 participants (senior/master) competing in 18 events for men and women. This championship competition was held on Saturday, February 22.
A sporting spectacle unfolded within the surrounds of the Athlone Institute of Technology indoor sports arena as the International Grand Prix athletics played to a capacity crowd at the state of the art facility.
As daylight diminishes, rowers from around the country returned to their respective club houses and gyms to train on their ergos and commenced preparations for the indoor rowing season.