Irish Mountain
Running Association

RIP Jerry Kiernan

Conor MurphyJan 21 2021, 7:38pmA man who represented his club, his county and his country with distinction at so many distances - from running a sub 4 minute mile to finishing 9th in the marathon at the 1984 Olympics - and in so many disciplines, as an athlete, a coach, and a wonderfully fortright and honest analyst. A true giant of Irish athletics has passed...
John CondonJan 22 2021, 11:31amWell said Conor. Jerry taught me in St Brigid's, he was a great teacher and mentor. The pride I felt seeing my teacher finishing 9th in LA was huge. RIP Mr Kiernan.
Brendan LawlorJan 22 2021, 1:25pmRIP Jerry Kiernan.. a great athlete and a great athletics pundit. He will be sorely missed
Laura FlynnJan 22 2021, 4:02pmVery sad news indeed. He was a great athlete and gave a lot back to the sport he loved including many years coaching the juveniles at my own club Rathfarnham WSAF.
May he rest in peace.