DCU Athletes shine - Jack Raftery

DCU Athletics members have successful summer

September 28, 2022

The sport of athletics dominated the national headlines in mid-August with the stunning performances of several Irish athletes at the European Athletics Championships in Munich. People across the country became increasingly familiar with names such


DCU beat Cardiff University in head-to-head match

April 13, 2022

DCU Athletics had a narrow victory over Cardiff University Athletics in their recent dual match held at Morton Stadium on Friday April 1st. Despite the horrific weather conditions there was some very strong races and


DCU Athletes impress at National League!

February 2, 2022

The Irish Life Health National Indoor League took place over two weekends in TUS Arena, Athlone. The National League sees some of Ireland’s top clubs battle it out for victory, while a number of guest


DCU athlete signs for American university

April 6, 2021

DCU final year student Cormac Dalton has recently signed for the University of Tulsa, marking yet another tick off the long list of goals for the Mullingar man. ‘’I am so happy to get going,


Athletics on the winning road in Maynooth

November 28, 2018

DCU retained the Overall Universities title for the 15th time, underlining the dominance they have had since Director for Athletics Enda Fitzpatrick took charge in 2005.

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Behan’s eyes set firmly on Tokyo

February 8, 2017

When twelve-year-old Matthew Behan wandered down to his local athletics club for the first time, he probably did not expect it to alter his life so significantly. Still only 19, Behan’s rapid rise to prominence


Sonia O’Sullivan receives her due

April 20, 2016

Waking up before 7am to go for a morning run, putting one hundred per cent effort into training sessions and nutrition every day and ensuring that the right amount of sleep is obtained each night

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DCU take home cross country title

March 19, 2014

DCU’s Athleitcs Club put in another strong performance at the recent intervarsity cross country championship, taking home the men’s title.

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Olympic champion owes all to Brother Colm

October 19, 2012

Alongside King David there will always be Brother Colm. One man is the tall elegant Kenyan runner who with each race defies what can be done at 800m. The other is a small Irish catholic