August 17, 2020
Four of Ireland’s greats joined forces to shatter 4 x 1 Mile relay record and raise money for Ethiopia that magic August evening
By Ian O’Riordan, The Irish Times
The idea was to stage some sort of world record attempt on the grass track and raise a few quid towards the famine in Ethiopia....
July 18, 2020
Former World champion and Mile star using discipline of his athletic training in battle with Parkinson’s disease
By Sonia O'Sullivan, The Irish Times
In the summer of 1987, fresh out of my Leaving Cert and still a gangling 17-year-old, I was called up for my senior international debut, at the...
January 02, 2018
Island nation's athletes are notable part of the iconic distance's rich history
By Tom Hunt, Irish Examiner
Paul Robinson’s recent world best time of 4:17.9 for a Mile run in sub-zero Antarctica recalled memories of a previous era when Ireland’s leading Milers competed at elite level and...
September 19, 2015
Much like George Harrison, Niall was the forgotten member of the Irish Milers club; likely because he walked away from the sport at the pinnacle of his abilities at just 24.
From Frank O'Mara, posted by Athletics Ireland
Former two-time world indoor 3000m champion Frank O'Mara has penned a...
August 22, 2013
O'Sullivan, who ran 100 sub-4 minute Miles, to coach both of them
From Villanova Running
Twenty-eight years ago this month, four of Ireland’s greatest Milers -- two of whom attained greatness at Villanova -- combined to set a World Record of 15 minutes, 49.08 seconds in the 4 Mile relay at...