Amy O’Donoghue is an Irish middle-distance runner who specialises in the 800m and 1500m. The Limerick runner has gone full-time with her time on the track and most recently secured her first national outdoor title, with victory at the 1500m Irish Nationals Championships in 2020.
While her athletic ability and work-ethic is unquestionable, O’Donoghue also has a keen interest in positively inspiring young girls and women in all aspects of life. The Emerald Athletics Club star, has a particular interest in mindset and positivity which she often speaks about publicly.
‘One thing I like to do before a race, if I have doubts or negative thoughts is to replace them with three positive ones. That’s the thing with the mental side of things. It’s like training, you have to exercise your mind as well.’