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Irish Life Invest in GAA Healthy Club

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Irish Life is to invest €1million in the GAA’s Healthy Club Project. The commitment will greatly enhance the project’s positive influence on the health and wellbeing of GAA clubs, their members, and the communities they serve. The investment has been made as part of Irish Life’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary of business in Ireland. [Read more…]

Ireland Rugby World Cup Bid

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FTA representatives in the north and south of Ireland have welcomed the announcement by Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Leo Varadkar and Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring that Hugo MacNeill, ex-Ireland rugby international, has agreed to chair the working group established to examine the potential of a Rugby World Cup bid by Ireland. Attracting such a high profile international event would provide a welcome opportunity to stimulate Ireland’s economy, and the necessary infrastructure is already in place to make it a highly successful event. [Read more…]

Endurance Challenge for Charity

Endurance Challenge 2068km was started James Colbert and Sean Buckley, who plan to undertake a record triathlon feat by cycling through every county in Ireland, swimming 120km of the River Shannon and running in four consecutive marathons, a total of 2068km, all in just 22 days. The event is in memory of Sean’s father who […]

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Irish star in Athlone

Con Doherty won the first European title of his career as Ireland’s Junior athletes delighted the home crowd with three medals at the ETU Junior European Cup in Athlone. Doherty, Christopher Mintern and Emma Sharkey each won a medal as Ditte Kristensen (DEN) took gold in the Junior Women’s race. In the Junior Men’s race, […]

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The Clare Burren 2013

The Clare Burren marathon, May, 25th 2013 by Lucas Verbist and Blanaird Dempsey With a choice of 3 different distances this organization offers something for all, both runners and walkers. After having seen the course maps we decided to go for the half marathon distance. Due to other obligations we could only travel on the […]

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Bekele strolls through Phoenix Park

Some 10,000 runners of all ages took part today in the SPAR Great Ireland Run in the Phoenix Park, Dublin in very windy but warm conditions.  Among these were almost 1,500 children in the Mini and Junior Runs for five to eight year olds and nine to fifteen year olds respectively. The event also featured […]

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A Letter of Thanks

Sitting in the Irish camp in the Olympic Village in London, I’m looking down at the athletes from all different parts of the world. I see boxers, soccer players, race walkers, and even athletes that don’t even look like athletes. But what stands out is that none of these athletes are alone, they all have […]

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Limerick 2013 Half Marathon report

May 5t 2013, Limerick Half Marathon race. We decided to drive down, from Dublin the day before. Registration and race number collection are done the days before hand. Our hotel of choice is the Travellodge just outside of town, at 45 euro per night a steal. The room is big and most important, a very […]

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Top Competition for Great Ireland Run

Top Spanish runners, Jesus Espana and Ayad Lamdassem, will lead the European challenge against the legendary Kenenisa Bekele in next month’s SPAR Great Ireland Run. The pair will headline the men’s race in which top Irish runners Mark Kenneally, Linda Byrne and Ava Hutchinson, who have all achieved the Olympic marathon qualifying standard, will be […]

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The Flame Burns

The Olympic Games has a knack of putting out the fire inside some and igniting others. Feeling dazed and confused about my own race it took me a while to reflect on what the Games meant to me.  But spending the week hiking and relaxing with friends in France and Switzerland, I’m able to see […]

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