• Barr clears first hurdle on marathon day

  • Irish team set for World Championships

  • Gina leads golden day for Irish athletics

  • Akpe-Moses and Neville sprint to European final

  • Day of drama as Queen’s and Raheny triumph at Road Relays

Hall of Fame

  • Our Hall of Fame was launched in November 2007 as part of the Annual National Athletics Awards.
  • This award is presented to an athlete who has achieved to the highest level and is considered world class.
  • The recipients have transcended the sport and are sporting legends


  • The inaugural winner was Olympic Gold medallist Ronnie Delaney. In Melbourne in 1956, Delany fulfilled his ultimate ambition winning the 1500m at the Olympic Games. His Olympic victory remains one of the greatest of Irish sporting achievements.
  • In 2008 Eamonn Coghlan was inducted into the Hall of Fame.  It came 25 years after Eamonn Coghlan’s finest hour that in Helsinki when he took the IAAF World Championship 5,000 metres title - a landmark achievement in Irish athletics.
  • In 2009 John Treacy was inducted into the Hall of Fame on the 25th anniversary of his Marathon silver medal in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics’ Marathon and the 30th anniversary of him retaining his World Cross Country title in 1979.

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