Maeve Gallagher of Swinford AC secures silver in highly competitive event in Tullamore yesterday
Maeve Gallagher representing Swinford AC ran a superb 1500 race yesterday at the all Ireland Track and Field event in Tullamore.
Maeve secured a silver medal just losing out to Sonia O Sullivan’s daughter Sophie in a very competitive race.
Maeve who cycles for Castebar Cycling club is departing for Hungary this week to compete in the European Youth Olympic Festival where she is a member of the Team Ireland Cycling Squad.
The squad has just returned from Majorca where they spent some time preparing for the cycling races.
Maeve is part of a squad of 30 athletes who are travelling to this competition from all over Ireland.
Maeve is the only Mayo member of Team Ireland.
Maeve will compete in Two events a Time Trial and a Road Race.