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David Gillick urges Irish athletics to nurture medal hopes for 2028 Olympics
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# LA Story

David Gillick urges Irish athletics to nurture medal hopes for 2028 Olympics

Sep 13th 2021, 9:15 PM 2,957 Views 1 Comment

‘If we blood them now… we might have a conversation that could be a lot different around medals.’

'That's when people will realise that Jerry's not here anymore'
# Tribute
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# Tribute

'That's when people will realise that Jerry's not here anymore'

Feb 28th 2021, 7:30 AM 5,571 Views 0 Comments

David Gillick shares his memories and stories of the late, great Jerry Kiernan.

'It's headlines, medals, performances, records - and right now, we have that in abundance'
# On The Up
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# On The Up

'It's headlines, medals, performances, records - and right now, we have that in abundance'

Feb 26th 2021, 5:19 PM 10,984 Views 6 Comments

David Gillick on the air of excitement around Irish athletics and his belief that the Olympic Games will go ahead this summer.

'If you see something that you're not happy about, do something about it: call it out, ban it, report it'
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# Online Abuse

'If you see something that you're not happy about, do something about it: call it out, ban it, report it'

Feb 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,265 Views 0 Comments

David Gillick discusses the rise of online abuse in sport, and the zero-tolerance approach which must be adopted towards it.

'I truly believe Ciara has talent but it's getting to a stage now when she needs to do it'
# Time To Perform
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# Time To Perform

'I truly believe Ciara has talent but it's getting to a stage now when she needs to do it'

Mar 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 31,575 Views 5 Comments

David Gillick is confident Ciara Mageean can overcome the issues which have been holding her back over the last 18 months.

'Everyone is talking about it but they're not' - Gillick critical of BBC's Farah coverage
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# World Championships

'Everyone is talking about it but they're not' - Gillick critical of BBC's Farah coverage

Aug 18th 2017, 12:00 PM 44,773 Views 74 Comments

The two-time European gold medallist believes Farah should have faced more questioning.

'When people said I should go talk to someone, I told them to shut up. I thought I was right but I was weak and lost'
# Life After Sport
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# Life After Sport

'When people said I should go talk to someone, I told them to shut up. I thought I was right but I was weak and lost'

Apr 23rd 2017, 10:07 AM 30,312 Views 3 Comments

Athletics had battered, bruised and scarred David Gillick by the time he officially called it quits in June 2014 and the emotional crash of retirement sent him on a downward spiral.

Two-time European  indoor athletics champion working with Dublin hurlers
# Speed Skills
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# Speed Skills

Two-time European indoor athletics champion working with Dublin hurlers

Apr 19th 2017, 6:00 PM 4,856 Views 2 Comments

David Gillick is assisting Ger Cunningham and the squad in a performance support role.

Last chance saloon! Ireland's relay team keep their Rio dream alive
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# Squeaky Bum Time

Last chance saloon! Ireland's relay team keep their Rio dream alive

Jul 9th 2016, 2:03 PM 6,041 Views 4 Comments

They will need another big performance tomorrow if they are to book their ticket to this summer’s Games.

Gregan scrapes through European Championships heat on disappointing day for Gillick
# Mixed Bag
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# Mixed Bag

Gregan scrapes through European Championships heat on disappointing day for Gillick

Jul 6th 2016, 2:35 PM 3,815 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, Sinead Denny secured qualification from the women’s 400m heats in Amsterdam.

'I was scared s**tless but I needed to do something about it and sport was the only option'
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# Interview

'I was scared s**tless but I needed to do something about it and sport was the only option'

Jul 2nd 2016, 8:00 AM 29,693 Views 6 Comments

It’s four years since David Gillick retired from professional athletics. Next week he will represent Ireland at the European Championships. This is his journey back from depression.

Cooking up a storm! David Gillick to compete at European Championships 4 years after retiring
# Don't Call It A Comeback
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# Don't Call It A Comeback

Cooking up a storm! David Gillick to compete at European Championships 4 years after retiring

Jun 27th 2016, 2:49 PM 7,002 Views 1 Comment

The 400m runner will make his international comeback next month.

'People wake up to the Olympics every 4 years and just focus in on the shiny medals'
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

'People wake up to the Olympics every 4 years and just focus in on the shiny medals'

Dec 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,754 Views 14 Comments

David Gillick chats to The42 about Ireland’s hopes for Rio 2016.

David Gillick on how Ireland can avoid becoming Europe’s most obese nation
# Interview
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# Interview

David Gillick on how Ireland can avoid becoming Europe’s most obese nation

Dec 21st 2015, 9:30 AM 20,371 Views 56 Comments

The retired Irish track and field athlete chats to The42 about the growing problem.

Here's how The42 got on when we challenged David Gillick to a breakfast cook-off
# Eat Clean
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# Eat Clean

Here's how The42 got on when we challenged David Gillick to a breakfast cook-off

Sep 30th 2015, 6:03 PM 13,048 Views 9 Comments

Tasty.

5 recipes you should try from Irish sports star David Gillick's cookbook
# Yummy
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# Yummy

5 recipes you should try from Irish sports star David Gillick's cookbook

Sep 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 31,779 Views 12 Comments

Courgette ‘Spaghetti’ Bolognese, Strawberry, Ricotta and White Chocolate Tart, and much more.

Brush Shiels working with David Gillick in attempt to break world 100m record
# Life In The Old Dog
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# Life In The Old Dog

Brush Shiels working with David Gillick in attempt to break world 100m record

Feb 24th 2015, 5:36 PM 7,110 Views 6 Comments

Veteran Irish rocker is hoping to go faster than 12.77 seconds when he turns 70.

'The mini marathon can help you make a complete lifestyle change'
# Fitness
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# Fitness

'The mini marathon can help you make a complete lifestyle change'

Feb 15th 2015, 2:30 PM 4,182 Views 0 Comments

With 16 weeks to go, you can revolutionise your life.

Remembering Páidí Ó Sé and David Gillick on mental strength; the week’s best sportswriting
# Essential Reading
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# Essential Reading

Remembering Páidí Ó Sé and David Gillick on mental strength; the week’s best sportswriting

Dec 21st 2014, 8:30 AM 4,420 Views 0 Comments

Put the kettle on and relax with these fine articles.

You can watch how David Gillick fared on his Gaelic football return tonight
# Midfield General
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# Midfield General

You can watch how David Gillick fared on his Gaelic football return tonight

Jul 18th 2014, 3:00 PM 20,796 Views 10 Comments

Thank GAA It’s Friday, 8.30. It’s a date.

Double European Champion David Gillick confirms retirement from athletics
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# Spiked

Double European Champion David Gillick confirms retirement from athletics

Jun 30th 2014, 1:20 PM 2,832 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner has endured two rough years with injury and today said he would ‘draw a line in the sand’.

'I'm not used to running sideways' - David Gillick on his GAA comeback
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# Codebreaker

'I'm not used to running sideways' - David Gillick on his GAA comeback

May 17th 2014, 2:29 PM 27,107 Views 9 Comments

The former sprinter lined out for Ballinteer St. John’s last night.

David Gillick on the push to make PE a core examinable subject in Irish secondary schools
# Interview
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# Interview

David Gillick on the push to make PE a core examinable subject in Irish secondary schools

Jan 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 11,996 Views 64 Comments

The Dublin-born athlete also chatted to us about his recent struggles with injury, “cheats” in athletics and his stint on Celebrity MasterChef Ireland.

The best moments from last night's Celebrity Masterchef
# What's Cookin'
# What's Cookin'

The best moments from last night's Celebrity Masterchef

Aug 12th 2013, 11:09 AM 1,720 Views 0 Comments

Lobster is the most noble of shellfish.

The best reaction tweets from Celebrity Masterchef Ireland's debut
# Aengus Beef
# Aengus Beef

The best reaction tweets from Celebrity Masterchef Ireland's debut

Jul 15th 2013, 5:23 PM 3,868 Views 4 Comments

The celebrities cooked up a storm last night on RTE Masterchef. Here’s how people reacted.

Bolt back with a bang as he streaks home for fastest 200m of 2013
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# Slump Over

Bolt back with a bang as he streaks home for fastest 200m of 2013

Jun 13th 2013, 9:36 PM 1,926 Views 0 Comments

The Jamaican bounced back from his shock 100m loss last week with an impressive showing in the longer sprint.

Aengus MacGrianna is going on Celebrity Masterchef
# What?
# What?

Aengus MacGrianna is going on Celebrity Masterchef

May 30th 2013, 3:45 PM 3,418 Views 4 Comments

And here’s who he’ll be competing against in the first ever Irish version…

Pick the country's sexiest sportsman from these 18 studs, Ireland
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# Dreamboats

Pick the country's sexiest sportsman from these 18 studs, Ireland

Apr 16th 2013, 1:24 PM 10,414 Views 12 Comments

Paul Green can’t talk his way into this squad.

The Sunday Papers: Some of the week's best sportswriting
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# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: Some of the week's best sportswriting

Dec 2nd 2012, 8:07 AM 1,908 Views 0 Comments

It’s December for heaven’s sake. Don’t you dare go outside until you’ve had a good long read.

Olympic heartbreak is 'crushing,' admits Gillick
# Disappointment
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# Disappointment

Olympic heartbreak is 'crushing,' admits Gillick

Jul 4th 2012, 8:32 AM 4,499 Views 4 Comments

The Irish athlete has spoken out after a succession of injury troubles scuppered his Olympic hopes.

London 2012: Gillick’s Olympic preparations finally back on track
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# Interview

London 2012: Gillick’s Olympic preparations finally back on track

Mar 17th 2012, 11:17 AM 1,470 Views 2 Comments

Now that he’s injury-free and back in his comfort zone, 400m hopeful David Gillick is confident that he can qualify for the Olympics.

WATCH: Ireland's Olympic hopefuls discuss their aspirations
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# Coming Soon

WATCH: Ireland's Olympic hopefuls discuss their aspirations

Sep 22nd 2011, 2:28 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

Katie Taylor, Derval O’Rourke, Deirdre Ryan and David Gillick talk out their preparations for the big event next year.

More bad news as Gillick to miss world championships
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# Off Track

More bad news as Gillick to miss world championships

Jul 27th 2011, 10:24 AM 244 Views 0 Comments

Dubliner joins Ailis McSweeney on the sidelines for the rest of the season as focus turns to London 2012 in 365 days’ time.

Gillick disappointed by run
# Athletics
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# Athletics

Gillick disappointed by run

Jul 30th 2010, 9:27 PM 66 Views 0 Comments