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#Eamonn Coghlan

# eamonn-coghlan - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'It takes away from your focus' - Coghlan on the potential cost of protesting for Olympic athletes
# Black Lives Matter
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# Black Lives Matter

'It takes away from your focus' - Coghlan on the potential cost of protesting for Olympic athletes

Jul 1st 2020, 5:20 PM 4,153 Views 1 Comment

The International Olympic Committee bans athletes from protesting at the Games.

# eamonn-coghlan - Monday 28 October, 2019

'I got lost in many ways' - Marcus O'Sullivan on running for his life, exit strategies and a lingering regret
# The Middle Distance
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# The Middle Distance

'I got lost in many ways' - Marcus O'Sullivan on running for his life, exit strategies and a lingering regret

Oct 28th 2019, 10:00 AM 34,107 Views 17 Comments

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.

# eamonn-coghlan - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Walter's winning matches and world athletic champs - it's the sporting tweets of the week
# The Twitterati
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# The Twitterati

Walter's winning matches and world athletic champs - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Dec 25th 2016, 10:30 AM 2,687 Views 1 Comment

Carl Frampton, Kieran Joyce, Richard Brush and Joe Sheridan all make the cut.

# eamonn-coghlan - Saturday 16 April, 2016

'I don't need to be elected but I got into politics to make a difference to our children's health'
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# Interview

'I don't need to be elected but I got into politics to make a difference to our children's health'

Apr 16th 2016, 8:00 AM 10,656 Views 19 Comments

Former world champion Eamonn Coghlan on his continued quest to tackle Ireland’s obesity epidemic.

# eamonn-coghlan - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Sorry, Conor, not even close: A brief history of Irish athletes' Sports Illustrated covers
# S-irish
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# S-irish

Sorry, Conor, not even close: A brief history of Irish athletes' Sports Illustrated covers

Feb 24th 2016, 12:04 PM 12,922 Views 13 Comments

57 years late, champ.

# eamonn-coghlan - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

A power interruption from Enda - as Fine Gael picks the WRONG day to canvass Luas passengers
# Enda The Line
# Enda The Line

A power interruption from Enda - as Fine Gael picks the WRONG day to canvass Luas passengers

May 20th 2015, 3:22 PM 26,674 Views 107 Comments

Fist-bumps for all… Fine Gael’s campaigner-in-chief tries his best to distract everyone from the lack of voters.

# eamonn-coghlan - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

It's contradictory to say you believe in equality but still vote 'No' - Eamonn Coghlan
# Marref
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# Marref

It's contradictory to say you believe in equality but still vote 'No' - Eamonn Coghlan

May 13th 2015, 8:30 PM 22,162 Views 95 Comments

The athlete turned senator was responding to comments made by GAA star Ger Brennan this morning.

# eamonn-coghlan - Friday 13 March, 2015

Poll: Are you more likely to vote for a politician if they share their 'human side'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you more likely to vote for a politician if they share their 'human side'?

Mar 13th 2015, 8:40 AM 15,809 Views 58 Comments

Eamonn Coghlan and James Reilly both opened up about aspects of their private life yesterday. Would that sway you?

# eamonn-coghlan - Thursday 12 March, 2015

'I was devastated. I cried for weeks': Eamonn Coghlan reveals struggle with son's sexuality
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

'I was devastated. I cried for weeks': Eamonn Coghlan reveals struggle with son's sexuality

Mar 12th 2015, 8:00 PM 67,057 Views 136 Comments

The Fine Gael senator and former World Champion runner has given a passionate speech tonight.

# eamonn-coghlan - Friday 16 May, 2014

Eamonn Coghlan impersonates a constituent and trends on Twitter - but not in a good way
# Running Wild
# Running Wild

Eamonn Coghlan impersonates a constituent and trends on Twitter - but not in a good way

May 16th 2014, 11:00 PM 60,174 Views 208 Comments

This wasn’t the former World Champion runner’s finest performance…

# eamonn-coghlan - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos

May 14th 2014, 2:32 PM 10,049 Views 46 Comments

The campaign trail is proving to be an increasingly odd place to be.

# eamonn-coghlan - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Eamonn Coghlan will contest the Dublin West by-election for Fine Gael
# Election Race
# Election Race

Eamonn Coghlan will contest the Dublin West by-election for Fine Gael

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 9,602 Views 68 Comments

Coghlan will join the race (sorry) after being nominated tonight.

# eamonn-coghlan - Monday 24 March, 2014

Here's who is in the running for the by-election after Patrick Nulty's resignation
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

Here's who is in the running for the by-election after Patrick Nulty's resignation

Mar 24th 2014, 8:29 AM 13,049 Views 53 Comments

These are the runners and riders after the shock resignation of Patrick Nulty at the weekend.

# eamonn-coghlan - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

8 people who should apply for the Healthy Ireland Council job
# Apply Here
# Apply Here

8 people who should apply for the Healthy Ireland Council job

Jan 22nd 2014, 3:17 PM 22,039 Views 37 Comments

Minister James Reilly is looking for dynamic people with a ‘national profile’ who will help make Ireland a healthier place.

# eamonn-coghlan - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Hayes says 'wait and see' on Euro election run but Norah Casey insists: 'I'm out'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Hayes says 'wait and see' on Euro election run but Norah Casey insists: 'I'm out'

Sep 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,083 Views 34 Comments

With the new constituencies decided political parties will soon be picking who they want to represent them in next year’s European Parliament election.

# eamonn-coghlan - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'

Jul 16th 2013, 4:32 PM 5,987 Views 52 Comments

Jim Walsh was among those to contribute to the continuing debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill this afternoon.

# eamonn-coghlan - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Van Turnhout in discussions with Fine Gael over filling Mitchell's MEP seat
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Van Turnhout in discussions with Fine Gael over filling Mitchell's MEP seat

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:30 AM 5,672 Views 17 Comments

TheJournal.ie 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.

# eamonn-coghlan - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Senators, rebel TD and Dublin Mayor in running for Mitchell's MEP seat
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Senators, rebel TD and Dublin Mayor in running for Mitchell's MEP seat

Mar 17th 2013, 3:44 PM 7,719 Views 43 Comments

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…

# eamonn-coghlan - Monday 11 March, 2013

Lisa McInerney: Senator's 'frape' gaffe signals that panic - not reason - rules social media debate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Senator's 'frape' gaffe signals that panic - not reason - rules social media debate

Mar 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 222 Views 74 Comments

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”.

# eamonn-coghlan - Sunday 27 January, 2013

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people
# Meet And Greet
# Meet And Greet

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people

Jan 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 15,810 Views 67 Comments

Our leader meets a lot of people and there are plenty of them who are pretty famous….

# eamonn-coghlan - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk
# Fashion
# Fashion

Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk

Nov 28th 2012, 9:20 AM 8,182 Views 31 Comments

Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, and unprecedented.

# eamonn-coghlan - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Health Committee to discuss ways of tackling childhood obesity through sport
# Childhood Obesity
# Childhood Obesity

Health Committee to discuss ways of tackling childhood obesity through sport

Apr 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 1,806 Views 23 Comments

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.

# eamonn-coghlan - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Caption Competition: Give us a hand Eamonn...
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Caption Competition: Give us a hand Eamonn...

Feb 7th 2012, 11:02 AM 2,074 Views 66 Comments

“What’s that?” wonders the former World Champion turned politician…

Former Olympic athlete Eamonn Coghlan joins Fine Gael
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Former Olympic athlete Eamonn Coghlan joins Fine Gael

Feb 7th 2012, 9:27 AM 2,390 Views 64 Comments

The former athlete was appointed to the Seanad as an independent by the Taoiseach last May.

# eamonn-coghlan - Thursday 24 November, 2011

WATCH: Eamonn Coghlan gets Senators exercised - literally - in the Seanad
# Balancing The Books
# Balancing The Books

WATCH: Eamonn Coghlan gets Senators exercised - literally - in the Seanad

Nov 24th 2011, 10:50 AM 2,580 Views 7 Comments

Eamonn Coghlan asked members of the Seanad to try out some balance exercises during a debate on PE teaching yesterday.

# eamonn-coghlan - Friday 20 May, 2011

President's husband among Taoiseach's 11 Seanad nominees
# Seanad Éireann
# Seanad Éireann

President's husband among Taoiseach's 11 Seanad nominees

May 20th 2011, 8:15 PM 1,410 Views 0 Comments

Dr Martin McAleese will become a member of the new Seanad – as will Eamon Coughlan and Fiach MacConghail.