Entries by Sean Gillis

Tara Donoghue Caps Season With National Records

Tara Donoghue participated this weekend in her final competition of the season at the Viking Race 2019 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. Donoghue began the first day of the event by posting a time of 43.29 in the 500 metres to finish in 11th place for the distance. She followed that up with a national junior record […]

Sam McAllister 6th At Tallink Hotels Cup

This weekend saw Ireland’s Sam McAllister competing at the Tallink Hotels Cup in Tallinn, Estonia. In the short programme, McAllister executed a triple Lutz-double toe loop combination, a triple flip and a double Axel to record a new personal best of 55.58. His routine to “Take Five” put him in sixth position overnight. The following […]

Tara Donoghue Makes Solid Debut At World Juniors

This weekend saw Tara Donoghue become the first skater from Ireland to compete at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Junior Speed Skating Championships in Baselga di Pinè, Italy. Donoghue raced in the 1500 metres on the opening day of the event in the third pairing along a skater from the United States. She started out […]

Tara Donoghue Lines Up For World Junior Championship Debut

This weekend Irish speed skater Tara Donoghue (17) will become the first competitor from Ireland to participate in the International Skating Union (ISU) World Junior Speed Skating Championships in Baselga di Piné, Italy (15-17 February). This is the second season that Donoghue has competed internationally for Ireland. She attained the qualifying times for two distances for […]

2019 Irish Figure Skating Championships

The 2019 Irish Figure Skating Championships will be held at the Lee Valley Ice Centre, London, United Kingdom from 1-4 April 2019. The championships will feature ladies and men’s singles events in the Basic Novice, Intermediate Novice, Advanced Novice, Junior and Senior categories. All entrants must be current eligible Ice Skating Asssociation of Ireland members […]

Tara Donoghue Battles Through Helsinki World Cup

Irish speed skater Tara Donoghue competed this weekend in the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior World Cup in Helsinki, Finland. Donoghue began her racing schedule with the 1000 metres on the first day of competition. She recorded a time of 1:28.600 to finish in 25th place. Later on the same day she tackled the 3000 […]

Conor Stakelum Skates To 33rd At Europeans

Conor Stakelum has finished 33rd at his second consecutive European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk, Belarus earlier today. The five-time Irish champion competed in the short programme inside the Minsk Arena and was 11th to skate out of 37 skaters from around Europe. He opened his programme to “Clair de Lune” with a triple loop […]

McAnuff Brothers Make Milestones At Short Track Europeans

Ryan McAnuff (24) and Sean McAnuff (21) became the first Irish ice skaters to compete in the same category at an International Skating Union (ISU) Championships this weekend in front of capacity crowds at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands. The brothers raced over the course of three days in the […]