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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Eamonn Coghlan

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# black lives matter
'It takes away from your focus' - Coghlan on the potential cost of protesting for Olympic athletes
The International Olympic Committee bans athletes from protesting at the Games.
# the middle distance
'I got lost in many ways' - Marcus O'Sullivan on running for his life, exit strategies and a lingering regret
In a glittering career, the Cork native amassed three World Indoor triumphs and four Olympic appearances before dedicating himself to reaching 100 sub four-minute miles.
# The Twitterati
Walter's winning matches and world athletic champs - it's the sporting tweets of the week
Carl Frampton, Kieran Joyce, Richard Brush and Joe Sheridan all make the cut.
# Interview
'I don't need to be elected but I got into politics to make a difference to our children's health'
Former world champion Eamonn Coghlan on his continued quest to tackle Ireland’s obesity epidemic.
# s-irish
Sorry, Conor, not even close: A brief history of Irish athletes' Sports Illustrated covers
57 years late, champ.
# enda the line
A power interruption from Enda - as Fine Gael picks the WRONG day to canvass Luas passengers
Fist-bumps for all… Fine Gael’s campaigner-in-chief tries his best to distract everyone from the lack of voters.
# marref
It's contradictory to say you believe in equality but still vote 'No' - Eamonn Coghlan
The athlete turned senator was responding to comments made by GAA star Ger Brennan this morning.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you more likely to vote for a politician if they share their 'human side'?
Eamonn Coghlan and James Reilly both opened up about aspects of their private life yesterday. Would that sway you?
# marriage referendum
'I was devastated. I cried for weeks': Eamonn Coghlan reveals struggle with son's sexuality
The Fine Gael senator and former World Champion runner has given a passionate speech tonight.
# Running wild
Eamonn Coghlan impersonates a constituent and trends on Twitter - but not in a good way
This wasn’t the former World Champion runner’s finest performance…
# Election 2014
Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos
The campaign trail is proving to be an increasingly odd place to be.
# Election Race
Eamonn Coghlan will contest the Dublin West by-election for Fine Gael
Coghlan will join the race (sorry) after being nominated tonight.
# Dublin West
Here's who is in the running for the by-election after Patrick Nulty's resignation
These are the runners and riders after the shock resignation of Patrick Nulty at the weekend.
# apply here
8 people who should apply for the Healthy Ireland Council job
Minister James Reilly is looking for dynamic people with a ‘national profile’ who will help make Ireland a healthier place.
# Election 2014
Hayes says 'wait and see' on Euro election run but Norah Casey insists: 'I'm out'
With the new constituencies decided political parties will soon be picking who they want to represent them in next year’s European Parliament election.
# Abortion
Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'
Jim Walsh was among those to contribute to the continuing debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill this afternoon.
# Fine Gael
Van Turnhout in discussions with Fine Gael over filling Mitchell's MEP seat has learned that the senator is in discussions over the possibility of joining Fine Gael and running for the seat being vacated by Gay Mitchell next year.
# Fine Gael
Senators, rebel TD and Dublin Mayor in running for Mitchell's MEP seat
Former world champion runner Eamonn Coghlan is among the favourites to run for Fine Gael in Dublin in next year’s European elections but there are others in contention…
Lisa McInerney: Senator's 'frape' gaffe signals that panic - not reason - rules social media debate
Fidelma Healy-Eames and Eamonn Coghlan were “given an important task that deserved research and clarity of delivery – instead we got ludicrous schemes and half-remembered gossip”.
# Meet and Greet
21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people
Our leader meets a lot of people and there are plenty of them who are pretty famous….
# Fashion
Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk
Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, and unprecedented.
# childhood obesity
Health Committee to discuss ways of tackling childhood obesity through sport
The Committee will hear proposals on how to tackle childhood obesity following the major report highlighting that one in four three-year-olds in Ireland today is overweight.
# caption comp
Caption Competition: Give us a hand Eamonn...
“What’s that?” wonders the former World Champion turned politician…
# Fine Gael
Former Olympic athlete Eamonn Coghlan joins Fine Gael
The former athlete was appointed to the Seanad as an independent by the Taoiseach last May.
# Balancing the books
WATCH: Eamonn Coghlan gets Senators exercised - literally - in the Seanad
Eamonn Coghlan asked members of the Seanad to try out some balance exercises during a debate on PE teaching yesterday.
# Seanad Éireann
President's husband among Taoiseach's 11 Seanad nominees
Dr Martin McAleese will become a member of the new Seanad – as will Eamon Coughlan and Fiach MacConghail.