Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club are saddened to learn of the passing of Tommy Coyle. Tommy was a Raheny Shamrock coach in the 1980’s and the mid-2000’s. Tommy worked with many sprint athletes and made a contribution to the club through these times. Our sympathies to Tommy’s family and friends. Funeral details here
Cillian Kirwan made it three Raheny Open Mile wins in a row and his fifth in total when winning the 2021 Raheny Open Mile in 4:16. Niamh Kearney landed her third Raheny Open Mile just one second off the women’s course record in 4:52.
Plenty of racing took place over the weekend as restrictions ease and racing returns to a level of normality. It was a case of better late then never for the Irish university cross country championship, this championship is usually held in March, but due to Covid-19 got a September date in 2021. Daniel Stone helped DCU to bronze medals in the men’s race when he came home in 11th place….
The 30th edition of the Raheny Open Mile takes place this Tuesday night and continues as the club’s final trial for the national road relay. In this covid impacted season the Raheny Open Mile takes place in October away from its traditional date in April. The race itself was founded in 1992 by then club chairman the late Pat Hooper. The title of the race “Open” mile lends itself to…