Sport & Fitness

West Cork Kickboxers shine at Irish Open

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Posted on: 7th April, 2015 in Sport & Fitness

Seven fighters from the West Cork Kickboxing Club competed at the Irish Open International Kickboxing Championships held in Dublin recently. This year’s Open Championship was the biggest to-date with just under 4,000 fighters registering to compete. This Open Championship is...

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Martial artists honoured

Cork Martial Arts Promotions (CMAP) Awards Ceremony

Posted on: 9th March, 2015 in Sport & Fitness

An awards ceremony in February honoured the achievements of County Cork’s martial artists, two of whom are from West Cork. Lily De La Cour of Bantry Kickboxing Club claimed the CMAP Senior Female Competitor of the year award 2014 and...

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Ballydehob 10k 2015

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Posted on: 9th March, 2015 in Sport & Fitness

The Ballydehob 10k has become a fixed event on the West Cork running calendar, coinciding with St Patrick’s weekend. The fifth running of this event takes place at 11am on Sunday, March 15 with another great turnout expected. The race...

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Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally

Posted on: 9th March, 2015 in Sport & Fitness

There is now just over a week to go to the Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally and each of the categories (Main Field, Historics and Juniors) are at capacity with over 200 entries received in total. The rally is...

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Harte brothers burn bright in Hockey India League

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Posted on: 9th February, 2015 in Sport & Fitness

Deepti Patwardhan reports Mumbai: David and Conor Harte are happy to be in the sun. Not only because they get to escape from the winter chill in Ireland, but also for the bright stage the Hockey India League offers them....

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West Cork will be well-presented at Ironman Sweden

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Posted on: 20th January, 2015 in Sport & Fitness

Last August, Clonakilty athlete Killian Deasy competed in his first Ironman event in Copenhagen. Killian finished in 10 hours and 31 minutes, in 460th position out of 2500 competitors — an amazing achievement. This year Killian will compete alongside his...

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Miles of smiles at fifth Waterfront Marathon

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Posted on: 20th January, 2015 in Sport & Fitness

The sun smiled down on the fifth Clonakilty Waterfront marathon with perfect running conditions greeting runners, walkers and wheelchair participants yet again on Saturday December 6, 2014. With a new racecourse looped around the stunning Inchydoney Island, there was a...

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Dunmanway pool is a great amenity for West Cork families

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Posted on: 1st December, 2014 in Sport & Fitness

A visit to a pool has been the highlight of many families weekend, and there aren’t too many families in West Cork and further afield who at some point over the past number of years have not travelled to Dunmanway...

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