Eight Irish competitors will compete at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, with Michelle Finn and Thomas Barr first into action later today.

Finn goes in heat two, of three heats, in the 3,000m steeplechase at 5.11pm Irish time.

And then at 6.35pm, Barr goes in the opening heat of 400m in lane seven. 

Irish in action (and forecasted action) Irish times

Friday, 27  September

Michelle Finn (Leevale) 3,000m steeplechase heat 2 - 5.11pm

Thomas Barr (Ferrybank) 400m hurdles heat 1 - 6.35pm

Saturday, 28 September

Mark English (UCD) 800m heats – 3.15pm

Thomas Barr 400m hurdles semi-finals – 4.05pm

Brendan Boyce (Finn Valley) 50km race walk – 9.30pm

Sunday, 29 September

Mark English (UCD) 800m semi-finals – 7.55pm

Monday, 30 September

Phil Healy (Bandon) 200m heats – 3.05pm

Michelle Finn 3,000m steeplechase final – 7.50pm

Thomas Barr 400m hurdles final – 8.40pm

Tuesday, 1 October

Phil Healy 200m semi-finals – 7.35pm

Mark English 800m final – 8.10pm

Wednesday, 2 October

Ciara Mageean (City of Lisburn) 1500m heats – 3.35pm

Phil Healy 200m final 8.35pm

Thursday, 3 October

Ciara Mageean 1500m semi-finals – 9pm

Friday, 4 October

Alex Wright (Leevale) 20km race walk 9.30pm

Saturday. 5 October

Ciara Mageean 1500m final – 6.55pm

Stephen Scullion (Clonliffe Harriers) marathon – 9.59pm