• 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


Rose Anne

800m, 1.500m
Born December 09, 1987
Age 30
Place of Birth Kildare, Ireland
Club Newbridge AC
Coach David Farrow

Galligan is the current Irish 800m outdoor record holder after running a time of 2.00.58 in 2013 to break Irish distance running legend Sonia O’Sullivan’s previous record. Galligan has represented Ireland at numerous European and World Championship competitions in track events and at various global cross country events. The Newbridge athlete is also a qualified primary school teacher.

Notable Results

Irish 800m Outdoor Record Holder 2.00.58
European Indoor Track and Field Championships Sweden Semi-Finalist
European U23 Track and Field Championships 2009 1,500m 6th Place