Sporting success for Cork Husband and Wife

A husband and wife duo have become the latest recipients of the ‘Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month’ Awards.

Marian Heffernan was recognised with the February award, while her husband Robert was given the prize for March. The scheme is backed by local radio sations Cork’s 96FM and C103, The River Lee Hotel and The Evening Echo.

Marian won the National Indoor 400 metre championship in Belfast with a time of fifty four seconds. Robert became the first Irish athlete to officially qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Both compete for Togher Athletic Club.

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