Rosemary Ryan (born 8 November 1975) is a retired Irish long-distance runner who was on the Ireland 2000 Summer Olympics team. Born in Limerick, she attended the University of Limerick between 1996 and 1998. She competed for Ireland five times at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in a period from 1999 to 2006.
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She competed for Boston University where she was an All-American.
Ryan competed at 2000 Olympics in the 5000 metres where she finished in eighth place in her heat race.
In 2001, she competed in the World University Games finishing fourth.
In 2002 she won a team bronze medal at the 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships for the short race.
In 2003, the competed in the 2003 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships and won the Irish national half marathon title (a title she also won in 1999).