Rising Sun Athletic Club

Founded in 1944


Rising Sun represented by a small group of athletes had a very successful day in the Irish Life Health National Track & Field Masters Championships in Tullamore on August 18th. Well done to Brendan Dennehy, Con O'Donovan, Michael Dennehy, Michael Kiely and Breandan Dennehy

Rising Sun results

Well done to Aidan Hogan on his recent win in the Kerry Ultra 100k race.

Well done to Aidan Hogan on his recent win in the Irish Championships 24 Hour race.
Aidan covered a remarkable 151 miles to win by 3 miles from the next competitor

Well done to all our athletes who won numerous medals at the recent Munster Masters T&F Championships.

Rising Sun AC results
Full Results

The European 24 hour championships were held in Timisoara, Romania over the weekend and there was a strong Irish contingent present.
Well done to Aidan Hogan on another great performance
Results for Team Ireland:
Men's Team 8th with 663.81K (3 to score)
Individual Men
Eoin Keith -232.65K -19th (144.6 miles)
Aidan Hogan-218.02K - 31st (135.5 miles)
Eddie Gallen-213.13K -36th (132.4 miles)
Alex O'Shea-175.53K - 60th (109 miles)

Please note registration for 2018 is now due

At the recent National Indoor championships Rising Sun, represented by Brendan Dennehy, Con Donovan,Michael Kiely, Michael Dennehy, Aidan Hogan annd Joe Hogan won many championships and medals. Well done to everyone.

Rising Sun results

Rising Sun won best Indoor and Outdoor T&F Club for 2017. Well done to Brendan Dennehy who was named Munster Athlete of the year. At the recent Munster Indoor Championships Con Donovan had a great day setting CBP in 60m and 200m. The 60m time is awaiting ratification as a National Record. Donnacha Dennehy also set CBP in the high jump. Numerous medals were won by Brendan Dennehy, Micheal Dennehy, Breandan Dennehy,Donnacha Dennehy, Con Donovan, Joe Hogan, Aidan Hogan, Billy Caball and Stephen Murphy

Rising Sun Results at the 2018 Munster Indoors.

Rising Sun Results
Cork Athletics report
Athletic Ireland Results

Well Done to Aidan Hogan who finished 5th in the Irish Championships 24 hour marathon. Aidan was also a member of the Irish team in the International section.

More pictures in Photos
Athletics Ireland Report

Denny Howard passed away recently after a brief illness at Mallow General Hospital, in his 93rd year. Denny won multiple All-Ireland championships and holds many age group records in throwing events. Above all Denny was always a friendly person to deal with. Denny is a big loss to his family and to all in Rising Sun AC.
May he rest in peace.

Well done to Aidan Hogan who had a great win in the Lonford Ultra Marathon to add to his recent win in the Tralee marathon

Well done to Aidan Hogan who had a great win in the Tralee Marathon in a time of 3.03

A small group of Rising Sun athletes competed at the recent All Ireland masters indoor championships. We won 5 golds and a number of silver and bronze medals.

Rising Sun results


Con O'Donovan was presented with his trophy for master indoor athlete of the year and also received the Munster indoor club of the year trophy on behalf of Rising Sun.



Rising Sun athletes had a very successful day out at the recent Munster indoor Senior and Masters championships. We won a total of 13 golds and many silver and bronze medals.

Results of Rising Sun athletes

Photos taken at the Munster indoors 2017

The Irish Examiner had a very interesting article on Masters athletes which include interviews with some of our own athletes. To view please click here

Well done to Con O'Donovan who won Munster Indoor Master athlete of the year and to Rising Sun AC who also won Munster Indoor Club of the year.

Well done to Aidan Hogan on being selected for the Irish team for the European Ultra Marathon championships in France in October.

George Webb passed away last Saturday 27th of February. George was our longest serving clubman. He has won numerous titles both individually and as a team member up to and including National level.George was always in good form and would give 100% when wearing the club singlet. George was a good friend to all in athletics.
May he rest in peace

Rising Sun athletes had a very sucessful day at the recent National Masters held in Tullamore. Ebhana Finnegan had a double in the shot and hammer, Con O'Donovan had wins in the 100m and 200m, 2nd in the Long Jump and 3rd in the Javelin , Toni Finnegan had a 3rd place finish in the hammer. Denis Howard had wins in the WFD and the hammer and silver in the shot. Donal Howard had 3rd in the WFD. Aidan Hogan finished just outside the medals in a number of events. The full results are now available on the Athletics Ireland website.

Rising Sun athletes had a very sucessful day out in Nenagh at the Munster Masters and Seniors on January 18th. A total of 11 golds and many silver and bronze were won.

Full list of Rising Sun Results