Sport & Fitness

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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West Cork success in All Ireland Young Handler Championship

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

The final of the prestigious Horse Sport Ireland All Ireland Young Handlers Series was held at the National Ploughing Championships in County Offaly on September 18. This was the culmination of a long summer of preparation for the young people...

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Aughadown brothers row to the top

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

Talented twins Fintan and Jake McCarthy recently represented the Ireland rowing team in action at the World U23 Rowing Championships in Poznan. The twins who hail from Aughadown finished in fifth place in the A final of the lightweight double...

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