Kirwan Fifth in Waterford Half

Mark Kirwan took fifth place in the Waterford half marathon posting 67 minutes 18 seconds.

Paddy Hamilton won out in 66 minutes 27 seconds with Clonliffe’s Sergiu Ciobanu second in 66:34 and Thomas Hayes of Kilkenny City Harriers third in 66:43.

Cillian O’Leary finished in seventh place posting 67:29 with John Dunne third Raheny man home in 71:29. Dermot Gorman clocked 76:32.

Next home was Gearoid Healy who posted 86:08, Gabriel Byrne 88:53, Vinny Clohisey 99:11. John Frier posted 1:40.14 and Mary Purdue-Smyth 1:47.30