• The Irish Life Health Novice and Juvenile Uneven Age XC Championships 2017

  • Heffernan crowned Irish Life Health Athlete of the Year

  • Record-breaker Fionnuala leads Irish entries for Euro Cross

  • Athletics Ireland reached 60,000+ members

  • Irish Life Health National Senior & Juvenile Even Age Championships 2017



20km Race Walk
Born January 20, 1989
Age 28
Place of Birth Leitrim, Ireland
Club Mohill AC
Coach Colin Griffin

Third on the Irish women’s All Time List for the 20km walk, Laura competed at the London Olympics and finished 20th with a personal best of 1:31.02. She has competed in the 20km walk at two World University Games finishing sixth in 2013 which improved on her 12th place finish in 2011. Laura studied PE and Biology at DCU and is currently coached by international race walker Colin Griffin.

Notable Results

London 2012 Olympic Games 20km Race Walk 20th Place
World University Games Kazan 2013 20km Race Walk 6th Place
World University Games 2011 20km Race Walk 12th Place