Rising Sun Athletic Club

Founded in 1944


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