The 2024 edition of the All-Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships came to a thrilling conclusion at a sun-drenched Tullamore Harriers Stadium this evening (June 1st).

The two-day athletics extravaganza saw over 1000 athletes from 300 schools produce a host of thrilling performances. Among the championship records to fall were the Intermediate Pole Vault (Michael Kent, Good Counsel College New Ross, 4.55m CR), Intermediate Hammer (Thomas Williams, Colaiste Dun an Ri Kingscourt, 70.58 CR), and the Senior Discus (Cian Crampton Oaklands CC Edenderry, 54.29 CR).

The first track medal of the day went to Emily Bolton (Mount Sackville) in the Intermediate Girls 3,000m. Bolton ran to gold in her customary from-the-front style in a time of 10:17:65. The Mount Sackville athlete would return later in the day to claim gold in the 1500m in a time of 4.35:07.

Clodagh Gill (St Marys Ballina) and Anna Gardiner (Assumption GS) produced a titanic tussle in the stacked Senior Girls 3,000m, with Gill ultimately coming out on top in a winning time of 10:01.98.

Fatima Amusa (Bishopstown CS) claimed the Senior Girls 100m sprint title impressively, crossing in a time of 12:50. Sean Aigboboh  (The High School, Rathgar) did little to dampen his reputation, picking up gold in the Senior Boys 100m in 10.90.

Ratoath’s Katie Doherty (Ratoath College) secured another national title in the Intermediate 200m, stretching clear of the field over the final 50 meters to cross in 25:36. Dannan Long (FCJ Bunclody) claimed a stacked Senior Boys 200m in 21.65.

Veronica O’Neill (Thornhill College Derry) was the leading light over hurdles, picking up double gold in both the senior 400mH (1:01.94) and 100mH (14.52) respectively.

The 800m races produced several thrilling finished, no more so than the senior boy’s race which went the way of Oisin Lynch (St Brendans Killarney) in 1:53:34. There was a great battle between Saoirse Fitzgerald (Lucan CC) and Pia Langton (Loreto Kilkenny) in the senior girl’s race, with Fitzgerald stretching clear around the final bend to cross in 2:10:10.

Seán Doggett (Colaiste an Eachreidh) finalised his preparations for the upcoming European Championships in Rome to take the Senior Boys 400m in 48.10. The Senior Girls 400m went the way of Daisy Walker (St. Louis Monaghan) in 56.99.

The 1500m finals were a compelling watch. Freya Renton (Sacred Heart Westport) went it alone in the junior girl’s race, finishing in 4.27:95 which was just half a second outside Emer McKee’s 2023 championship record.

The senior boy’s race was billed as one of the races of the day and it proved to be just that with the hugely talent pair of Cormac Dixon (Holy Family Community School R'coole) and Sean Cronin (Colaiste Ghlór Na Mara) rounding the final bend side-by-side. It would be Dixon who find that little bit more on this occasion to cross in 4:02.43, followed by Cronin in 4:03.47.

The senior girl’s race was also one not to be missed and it didn’t disappoint with Nicole Dinan (St. Angelas Cork) chasing down Eimear McCarroll (Loreto Omagh) in a winning time of 4:27.88.

The relays signed off another thrilling day of track action with the highlight coming in the Intermediate 4x100m Boy’s where Blackrock College set a new championship record of 43.10CR.

Field finals

The Senior Girls High Jump was a quality affair with Ava Rochford (Rice College Ennis) posting the leading clearance of 1.75m to take gold ahead of Siún Quinn (St. Colmcilles CS) 1.70.

Conor Penny put in another excellent showing in the Intermediate Boys High Jump for Calasanctius College Oranmore, posting a best leap of 1.95 to take the gold.

Kara Morrisey (Presentation Wexford) backed up her national senior indoor pole vault title to take the intermediate title on count back today with a best vault of 3.20. Morrisey was pushed all the way by Meabh Corkery (St. Marys Midleton) who also cleared 3.20.

The Intermediate Boys Pole Vault delivered one of the performances of the day with Michael Kent (Good Counsel College New Ross) breaking the championships record, which had stood since 1993, with an impressive 4.55m clearance. Kent would also go on to take gold in the long jump (6.94) to round out a superb day for the New Ross athlete. Alex Neff (Gaelcholaiste Carraig Ui Leighin) walked away with the senior pole vault title with a best clearance of 4.25m.

Rising hammer throw star, Thomas Williams (Colaiste Dun an Ri Kingscourt), produced another massive performance in the Intermediate Boys Hammer. Williams smashed Paul Hogan's old CR of 67.84m, which had stood since 1981, with a huge 70.58 championship record.

Caoimhe Gallen (St Columbas Stranorlar) was hugely impressive in the Inter Girls Hammer, posting a best of 59.50 to claim gold.

Cian Crampton (Oaklands CC Edenderry) stole the show in the Senior Boys Discus, throwing his way to a new PB of 54.29 CR ahead of Corey Scanlan (St. Augustines College) 44.63, and Liam Shaw (Presentation College Athenry) 43.45.

Andrew Cooper (Kilkenny College) added to his national senior indoor title with a 15.06m shot to take the Senior Boys title.


Int Girls 3000m

1 Emily BOLTON Inter Girls Mount Sackville 10:17.65          

2 Emily MORRIS Inter Girls Strathearn School 10:22.60       

3 Cora SCULLION Inter Girls Loreto Omagh 10:23.34

Senior Girls 3000m

1 Clodagh GILL Senior Girls St. Marys College Ballina 10:01.98        

2 Anna GARDINER Senior Girls Assumption GS 10:03.58      

3 Lorraine O`CONNOR Senior Girls Mount Sackville 10:03.75

Int Girls 100m

1 Angela CIELECKA Inter Girls Taylors Hill Galway 12.42      

2 Elena O`SULLIVAN Inter Girls Regina Mundi Cork 12.65    

3 Katie DOHERTY Inter Girls Ratoath College 12.67

Senior Boys 100m

1 Sean AIGBOBOH Senior Boys The High School 10.90         

2 Jesse OSAS Senior Boys Dunshaughlin CC 11.06    

3 Jamie MOFFAT Senior Boys Bangor GS 11.11

Junior Girls 800m

1 Freya BATEMAN Junior Girls Mount Mercy Cork 2:12.93

2 Claudia COYLE Junior Girls Seamount College Kinvara 2:16.59     

3 Isabelle GAFFNEY Junior Girls St. Augustines College 2:16.89

Senior Girls 800m

1 Saoirse FITZGERALD Senior Girls Lucan CC 2:10.10           

2 Pia LANGTON Senior Girls Loreto Kilkenny 2:11.29           

3 Aoife BROWN Senior Girls Castleknock Community College 2:13.59

Senior Boys 800m

1 Oisin LYNCH Senior Boys St. Brendans Killarney 1:53.34   

2 Caolan MCFADDEN Senior Boys Loreto Milford 1:53.54   

3 Matthew FITZPATRICK Senior Boys St. Mary College Dundalk 1:53.59

Int Girls 200m

1 Katie DOHERTY Inter Girls Ratoath College 25.36  

2 Tiffany NWAEDOZIE Inter Girls Christ King Cork 25.59      

3 Gloria OIGBOCHIE Inter Girls Old Bawn CS 25.91

Senior Boys 200m

1 Dannan LONG Senior Boys FCJ Bunclody 21.65     

2 Donal MARTIN Senior Boys St. Michaels 21.75     

3 Toby THOMPSON Senior Boys Campbell Col Belfast 21.91

Int Girls PV

1 Kara MORRISEY Inter Girls Presentation Wexford 3.20

2 Meabh CORKERY Inter Girls St. Marys Midleton 3.20

3 Olive BURGER Inter Girls Mount Mercy Cork 3.00

Senior Girls HJ

1 Ava ROCHFORD Senior Girls Rice College Ennis 1.75

2 Siún QUINN Senior Girls St. Colmcilles CS 1.70

3 Lauren DUFFY Senior Girls St. Josephs Mercy Navan 1.65

Int Boys PV

1 Michael KENT Inter Boys Good Counsel College New Ross 4.55 CR

2 Jamie HYLAND Inter Boys CBS Carlow 4.10                        

3 Oscar NAUGHTON Inter Boys PBC Cork 4.00

Senior Boys Discus

1 Cian CRAMPTON Senior Boys Oaklands CC Edenderry 54.29 CR

2 Corey SCANLAN Senior Boys St. Augustines College 44.63

3 Liam SHAW Senior Boys Presentation College Athenry 43.45

400 Senior Boys

1 Sean DOGGETT Coláiste an Eachreidh 48.10         

2 Christopher LYNCH Senior Boys Belvedere College 49.48

3 Lamine DIARRASSOUBA Senior Boys Castletroy College 49.58

1500 Junior Girls

1 Freya RENTON Junior Girls Sacred Heart Westport 4:27.95          

2 Emma HAUGH Junior Girls St. Flannans Ennis 4:34.90      

3 Ciara ROHAN Junior Girls Waterpark College 4:35.35

1500 Senior Girls

1 Nicole DINAN Senior Girls    St. Angelas Cork 4:27.88

2 Eimear MCCARROLL Senior Girls Loreto Omagh 4:30.47   

3 Lorraine O`CONNOR Senior Girls Mount Sackville 4:32.81

1500 Senior Boys

1 Cormac DIXON Senior Boys HCFS Rathcoole 4:02.43

2 Sean CRONIN Senior Boys Colaiste Ghlór Na Mara 4:03.47           

3 Jamie BYRNE Senior Boys Wesley College   4:04.68

Int Girls Hammer

1 Caoimhe GALLEN Inter Girls St. Columbas Stranorlar 59.50          

2 Muireann MCBRIDE Inter Girls Deele Col Raphoe50.32

3 Emily STAPLETON Inter Girls Borrisokane CC 43.91

Int Boys Hammer

1 Thomas WILLIAMS Inter Boys Colaiste Dun an Ri Kingscourt 70.58 CR

2 Bobbie GLEESON Inter Boys Our Ladys Templemore 52.26

3 Bernard WHITE Inter Boys Blackrock College 49.54           

Senior Boys Shot Put

1 Andrew COOPER Senior Boys Kilkenny College 15.06

2 Liam SHAW Senior Boys Presentation College Athenry 13.81

3 Rory MCNALLY Senior Boys Blackrock College 13.11

Day 2 Results Here

Day 1 Report Here

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