Kilkenny City Harriers Cathal O’Reilly had a day to remember at the European Cross Country event in Dublin yesterday (Sunday)
He claimed silver as a member of the Irish junior team that finished second overall.
Harriers’ Aoibhe Richardson finished third of the Irish team home to help seal fourth overall.
Ireland secured the team gold medal in the men’s U23 event, led by Darragh McElhinney who took the silver medal.
The day started with Ireland winning team silver in the men’s U20 6000m with Abdel Laadjel the highest Irish finisher in 6th, with Dean Casey and Nick Griggs backing up in 13th and 16th.
Scott Fagan crossed in 21st, while Sean Kay crossed 50th and Kilkenny’s Cathal O’Reilly 77th.