Category Archives: Athletics

Adventure racers battle the terrain and the weather

More than 1,200 adventurer racers braved the wind and rain in Kenmare for the return of Quest Kenmare, the first adventure race in the series for 2022. Cycling and running around the stunning backdrops of Moll’s Gap, Bonane Heritage Park, Esk Mountain and Kenmare town, participants had three routes to opt for – the 28km Challenge… Continue Reading

Sad passing of one of the all-time greats of Kerry athletics

A real sense of shock, disbelief and upset spread throughout the athletics community in Kerry this Friday when news emerged of the death of Tom Joe O’Donoghue, of Knocknageeha, Gneeveguilla, who passed away, unexpectedly, in Cork University Hospital. A wonderful community man, with a great sense of place and pride in his home county and… Continue Reading

Presidential salute as club honours Eileen

A KILLARNEY woman who has dedicated much of her life to the community and to the promotion of sporting activities, has been named honorary president of Killarney Valley Athletics Club. Eileen Switzer, from Dalton’s Avenue, is no stranger to accolades having previously received a Women of Ireland award from the government and woman of the… Continue Reading