Sport & Fitness

Miles and smiles in the 10th year of the Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon

Posted on: 21st January, 2020 in Sport & Fitness

The 10th year of the Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon could not have gone off any better regardless of the early morning rain reports Bob Hilliard and the Clon Crew. Following the traditional minute of silence and blessing by Monsignor Aidan O’Driscoll,...

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Kick into 2020 with the West Cork Kickboxing Club

Posted on: 20th January, 2020 in Highlights

World and European kickboxing champion Tony Stephenson runs the West Cork Kickboxing Club with club founder Ian Kingston, a former Irish national kickboxing coach. This is a busy time of year for the kickboxing club, with lots of new members...

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Kealkil rugby star tipped for a very bright future

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Sport & Fitness

The exciting rugby talent, who is a member of the Munster Academy, is widely considered one of the most exciting young talents coming through the underage system at present. The modest West Cork man was glad to help the Ireland...

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Stop being at war with your body

Posted on: 8th May, 2019 in Sport & Fitness

Disclaimer: This month’s column is probably most relevant for people who have a difficult relationship with their body. But I hope that everyone who is reading, will be able to find a little inspiration in these lines.  Following up on...

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Aoife is ready for the World Games

Posted on: 4th March, 2019 in Sport & Fitness

Aoife McMahon from Clonakilty will travel to Abu Dhabi in March with the Team Ireland squad to compete in the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games. Aoife will represent Team Ireland in table tennis. Finn McCarthy reports. Team Ireland will...

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The subtle art of walking

Posted on: 4th February, 2019 in Sport & Fitness

Who in their right mind would write a fitness column about ‘The art of walking’? Well, I guess that would be me, and despite being a bit sleep-deprived (having a toddler who is apparently allergic to sleeping), I still have...

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Ballinascarthy Camogie Club turns 50 and celebrates a hugely successful year

Posted on: 10th December, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

Ballinascarthy Camogie Club launched its 50th Anniversary Celebrations last month, which will be taking place in the Spring of 2019. At the launch were some of the original players from the very first team in 1969, when the club was...

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Do Run Run

Posted on: 5th November, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

The probably best or at least the easiest way of getting your body, heart and lungs in shape, keeping it in shape and, with a bit of imagination even improving it, is RUNNING. In these golden years of fitness, where...

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