National Crosscountry Champions for Ireland

Men (129 runnings)
27 Nov 2016   Dublin                 30:41  10 km     Mark Christie
22 Nov 2015   Santry                 31:11  10 km     Michael Clohisey-2
02 Mar 2014   Dundalk                39:09  12 km     Michael Clohisey
24 Feb 2013   Tullamore              38:26  12 km     Sergio Ciobanu (MDA)
26 Feb 2012   Dublin                 35:09  12 km     Eddie McGinley (NIR)
26 Feb 2011   Dublin                 38:42  12 km     Joseph Sweeney
07 Mar 2010   Dublin                 34:37  12 km     Mark Kenneally
01 Mar 2009   Dublin                 38:19  12 km     Keith Kelly
01 Mar 2008   Belfast NIR            40:32  12 km     Cathal Lombard
10 Mar 2007   Sligo                  38:19  12 km     Gary Murray-2
25 Feb 2006   Santry                 37:58  12 km     Vincent Mulvey
19 Feb 2005   Santry                 37:08  12 km     Gary Murray
22 Feb 2004   Roscommon              35:22  12 km     Seamus Power-4
02 Mar 2003   Wicklow                40:44  12 km     Martin McCarthy
24 Feb 2002   Dublin                 43:29  12 km     Peter Matthews-3
25 Feb 2001   Scotstown              38:36  12 km     Seamus Power-3
20 Feb 2000   Dublin                 37:27  12 km     Seamus Power-2
21 Feb 1999   Stranorlar             47:46  12 km     John Ferrin
22 Feb 1998   Bree                   37:51  12 km     Peter Matthews-2
02 Mar 1997   Whitechurch            39:23  12 km     Seamus Power
       1996                          36:41            John Downes-2
       1995                          37:32            David Burke
       1994                          44:28            Peter Matthews
       1993                          37:02            Noel Cullen
       1992                          36:38            Gerry Curtis-3
       1991                          42:44            John Downes
       1990                          34:40            Gerry Curtis-2
       1989                          44:50            Gerry Curtis
       1988                          41:25            David Taylor-3
22 Feb 1987   Killenaule             33:44            David Taylor-2
23 Feb 1986   Santry                 36:20            Noel Harvey
24 Feb 1985   Killenaule             35:21  12 km     Ronnie Carroll
26 Feb 1984   Kilmacow               37:00            Jerry Kiernan
       1983                          39:07            David Taylor
28 Feb 1982   Mullingar              40:48  12 km     Gerard Deegan-4
01 Mar 1981   Killeshin              40:25  12 km     Gerard Deegan-4
       1980                          37:35            Gerard Deegan-2
       1979                          39:51            Gerard Deegan
26 Feb 1978   Ballyfin               40:46  12 km     Donal Walsh-4
27 Feb 1977   Ennis                  38:59            Gerard Deegan
08 Feb 1976   Ballinasloe            37:24            Donal Walsh-3
23 Feb 1975   Dublin                 36:59  12 km     Tom Brennan
24 Feb 1974   Tuam                   40:41  12 km     Donal Walsh-2
25 Feb 1973   Dundalk                37:22  12 km     Donal Walsh
27 Feb 1972   Clonmel                41:00            John Buckley
28 Feb 1971   Mallow                 37:23  12 km     Patrick Coyle
       1970                          37:32            Tom O'Riordan-5
       1969   Mallow                 39:25            Sean O'Sullivan
       1968                          37:41            Tom O'Riordan-4
       1967                          39:46            P J O'Sullivan 
       1966                          42:05            Tom O'Riordan-3
       1965                          38:30            Tom O'Riordan-2
       1964                          35:47            Albert "Bertie" Messitt-4
       1963                          41:30            Tom O'Riordan
       1962                          45:45            Michael Neville
       1961                          43:19            Mick Connolly
       1960                          45:27            Albert "Bertie" Messitt-3
       1959                          44:26            Albert "Bertie" Messitt-2
15 Feb 1958   Dublin                 37:51            Albert "Bertie" Messitt
16 Feb 1957   Dublin                 47:59  12.8 km   John Kelly
       1956                          45:21            Jack Dougan
       1955                          52:36            Patrick Killeen
       1954                          43:26            James Douglas
       1953                          47:06            Patrick Fitzgerald-7
       1952                          51:28            Patrick Fitzgerald-6
       1951                          51:36            Patrick Fitzgerald-5
       1950                          49:58            Patrick Fitzgerald-4
       1949                          47:49            Patrick Fitzgerald-3
       1948                          44:32            Patrick Fitzgerald-2
       1947                          54:03            Patrick Fitzgerald
       1946                          54:20            K Maguire
       1945                          47:01            Thomas A Walsh
       1944                          53:55            B Twamley
       1943                          43:16            Paul Coburn
       1942                          40:41            P Cummins
       1941   not held due to foot & mouth disease
       1940                          51:11            J J O'Connor-5
       1939                          49:01            J J O'Connor-4
       1938                          49:51            M Cummins
       1937                          58:05            J J O'Connor-3
       1936                          59:09            J J Walsh
       1935                            n/a            J J O'Connor-2
       1934                          54:45            F Mills
       1933                          56:37            J J O'Connor
       1932                          54:14            Timothy Smythe-3
       1931                          51:32            Timothy Smythe-2
       1930                          52:46            Timothy Smythe
       1929                          56:32            T Fanning
       1928                          51:30            Pat Coyle-2
       1927                          61:21            Pat Coyle
       1926                          53:43            John J Ryan-4
       1925                          59:54            John J Ryan-3
       1924                          52:42            John J Ryan-2
       1923                          55:56            John J Ryan
       1922                          54:11            C A Woods
       1921                          47:43            Bevy H Bingham
       1920                          46:25            Timothy Crowe
       ....   not held
       1914                          48:59            Herbert C Irwin
       1913                        1:03:38            Frank O'Neill-2
       1912                          50:25            Frank O'Neill
       1911                          45:48            Frank J Ryder
       1910                          46:51            Charles Harris
       1909                          44:04            Tom Downing-2
       1908                          48:14            James Kerr
       1907                          51:24            Tom Downing
       1906                          45:46            John-Joseph Daly-4
       1905                          47:27            Tom Hynes
       1904                          37:32            John-Joseph Daly-3
       1903                          35:53            John-Joseph Daly-2
       1902   cancelled                         
       1901                          33:10            John-Joseph Daly
       1900                          36:11            Michael Hynan
       1899                          33:44            John F Joyce
       1898                          34:13            John F Donnelan-2
       1897                          35:28            John F Donnelan
       1896                          32:34            Billy Whitman
       1895                          34:37            John J Mullen-2
       1894                          32:50            John J Mullen
       1893                          35:08            J McIlavenny
       1892                          35:58            willie McGuirk
       1891                          36:35            Ned McGuick
       1890                          38:42            C W Blundell-2
       1889                          40:12            Michael Kennedy
       1888                          37:55            C W Blundell
       1887                          38:07            C C Carr-2
       1886                          35:14            C C Carr
       1885                          34:59            Frank Nunns-3
       1884                          34:58            Frank Nunns-2
       1883                          34:45            Frank Nunns
       1882                          34:20            Walter Hogg
       1881                          32:18            Ernest Nunns
Women (51 runnings)
27 Nov 2016   Dublin                 28:13   8 km     Shona Heaslip
22 Nov 2015   Santry                 26:49   8 km     Fionnuala (Britton) McCormack-3
02 Mar 2014   Dundalk                29:41   8 km     Sarah McCormack
24 Feb 2013   Tullamore              27:40   8 km     Mary-Teresa Cullen
26 Feb 2012   Dublin                 25:53   8 km     Linda Byrne-2
26 Feb 2011   Dublin                 29:18   8 km     Ava Hutchinson
07 Mar 2010   Dublin                 27:10   8 km     Linda Byrne
01 Mar 2009   Dublin                 29:17   8 km     Maria McCambridge-2
01 Mar 2008   Belfast NIR            29:22   8 km     Fionnuala (McCormack) Britton-2
10 Mar 2007   Sligo                  29:11   8 km     Fionnuala (McCormack) Britton
25 Feb 2006   Santry                 28:05   8 km     Maria McCambridge
19 Feb 2005   Santry                 28:25   8 km     Jolene Byrne
22 Feb 2004   Roscommon              26:39   8 km     Catriona McKiernan-5
02 Mar 2003   Wicklow                30:38   8 km     Anne Keenan-Buckley-3
24 Feb 2002   Dublin                 32:07   8 km     Anne Keenan-Buckley-2
25 Feb 2001   Scotstown              20:49   6 km     Rosemary Ryan
20 Feb 2000   Dublin                 21:30   6 km     Anne Keenan-Buckley
21 Feb 1999   Stranorlar             26:26   6 km     Breda Dennehy
22 Feb 1998   Bree                   21:27   6 km     Maureen Harrington-2
02 Mar 1997   Whitechurch            22:35   6 km     Maureen Harrington
       1996                          22:00            Teresa Duffy-3
       1995                          22:07            Teresa Duffy-2
       1994                          23:04            Teresa Duffy
       1993                          20:04            Catriona McKiernan-4
       1992                          20:48            Catriona McKiernan-3
       1991                          24:55            Catriona McKiernan-2
       1990                          20:11            Catriona McKiernan
       1989                          25:56            Christine Kennedy
       1988                          19:28            Catherine Rooney
22 Feb 1987   Killenaule             16:28            Sonia O'Sulivan
23 Feb 1986   Santry                 17:51            Mary O'Donoghue
24 Feb 1985   Killenaule             16:46            Louise McGrillen-2
26 Feb 1984   Kilmacow               17:41            Roisin Smyth
       1983                          17:04            Louise McGrillen
28 Feb 1982   Mullingar              22:12   5 km     Fionnuala Morrish
01 Mar 1981   Killeshin              17:35            Carole Meagan
       1980                          17:13            Mary (Tracey) Purcell-2
       1979                          19:07            Christine Ward
26 Feb 1978   Ballyfin               17:46   5 km     Kathryn Davis
27 Feb 1977   Ennis                  13:11            Sheila Morrissey
01 Feb 1976   Ennis                  14:21            Deirdre Nagle-3
       1975                          13:59            Deirdre Nagle-2
17 Feb 1974   Mountmellick           13:32            Deirdre Nagle
18 Feb 1973   Tipperary              11:45            Mary (Purcell) Tracey
20 Feb 1972   Mountmellick           14:43   4 km     Mary Lynch
28 Feb 1971   Mallow                 14:20            Ann O’Brien-4
       1970                          14:41            Ann O’Brien-3
       1969                          14:51            Ann O’Brien-2
       1968                          13:56            Ann O’Brien
       1967                          12:51            Peggy Hogan-2
       1966                          15:33            Peggy Hogan

Note: Distances are those reported; the accuracy of the race distances is not known. 

 
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Last Updated on
24 Aug 2017

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