Sport & Fitness

A fitting tribute to a great bowler

Christy Mullins2

Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

A humble but visibly proud Christy Mullins was delighted to be recognised by people within his own community with an award at the Bantry Sports Gala award night. “To be honest with you I didn’t expect it at all, I’m...

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Hoping for a ‘Blooming’ marvellous May

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Posted on: 10th May, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Spring is certainly late this year, well above the water anyway. As months go, April was reasonably dry but persistent winds from the North and East have driven air temperatures down and it felt more like a warm February than...

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A world class coach

Picture 2 Left Tony Stephenson 2012 European Kickboxing Champion

Posted on: 10th May, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Ian Kingston has carved out a strong reputation as a very formidable coach with both the West Cork Club and the Ireland senior and junior teams. One of his brightest prospects, Lily de la Cour recently captured a World Championship...

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River Ilen Anglers Cub encourages local fishers to enjoy the valuable resource on their doorstep

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Posted on: 4th April, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

The River Ilen runs through the heart of West Cork like an artery. Coming down the slopes of Nowen Hill and Mullaghmesha Mountain, it flows from Castledonovan to Drimoleague and Skibbereen where it dissolves into the Atlantic at Baltimore. The...

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Coaching the Rebelettes to success

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Posted on: 4th April, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Cork camogie senior team manager Paudie Murray is hopeful he can guide the Rebelettes to an historic completion of three-in-a-row All-Ireland titles this season. Paudie, who hails from Kilnaur, which lies just a few miles north of Dunmanway, has guided...

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Year of the Bass

my first mackerel of the year. Great to see and great news considering that it is still March

Posted on: 4th April, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

This past month has seen much improved weather. The ground is drier, the rivers are running clear again, the winter birds are leaving the counties estuaries and it won’t be long before the local fishing starts to kick into action...

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Cork City begins their league campaign

John Caulfield

Posted on: 8th March, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Cork City FC soccer manager John Caulfield can’t wait for the start of the new SSE Airtricity League season to commence, as he begins his third season in charge of the Rebel Army. John Bohane catches up with him. John...

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A step closer to spring

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Posted on: 8th March, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Pictured above: Ian Walker with his specimen sea trout. Another month passes. Trying to stay positive for the second month in a row…the good news is that spring is a month closer! Apart from the odd codling from the shore for...

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