Category Archives: Athletics

Jason powers Ireland to Youth Olympics final

Yet another athlete from the progressive Killarney Valley Athletic Club is making his mark on the international circuit. Jason O’Reilly brilliantly anchored the Irish medley relay team at the European Youth Olympics in Slovakia this Friday morning. And displaying great pace and power, they finished second in their heat to qualify for the glamour final… Continue Reading

The going got tough and the tough got going

The going got tough and the tough got going in the gruelling Dingle Adventure Race whxih attracted a huge number of gritty participants at the weekend The physically demanding one-day multi activity adventure race is one of the hardest challenges there is and the adverse weather conditions made the event even more challenging. Disciplines included… Continue Reading

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