Sport & Fitness

Take a walk in the hills

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

“All you’ve got to do is decide to go and the hardest part is over.” If getting out more and joining something like a walking club is something you’ve put on the long finger, this is a great time of...

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National success for Castletownshend basketball star

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

Castletownshend basketball star Kellie Cahalane recently captained the Fr Mathews basketball team to success in the Senior Women’s cup final at the National Basketball Arena in Dublin. Kellie played a key role in propelling the Cork City based basketball team...

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Rally enthusiasts gearing up for Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally 2018

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

With just weeks to go to the Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally, over 120 entries have already been received for the event; with 100 of these in the main field it is shaping up to be a very competitive...

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Small efforts glean big rewards

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

‘Mange bække små, gør en stor å’ (translated roughly from Danish meaning; ‘Many small streams, makes a big river’). This is the best way, I can describe my own dedication to the 10-minute-a-day programme, which I launched this January. Throughout...

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Rosscarbery Mullet smashes old record in National Angling Report

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

West Cork is a hugely popular angling destination for many visitors, from home and abroad, and Rosscarbery, in particular, has come into sharp focus with the publication of a new official report which logs the largest fish of various species...

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Cronin’s name enshrined in rallying history books

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

Keith was recognised for his driving prowess when he won the Manley Memorial Cup recently. The West Cork man was delighted to accept the 2017 Irish International Driver of the Year award, which is voted for by members of the...

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Talented Enniskeane athlete looks ahead to European Cross Country Championships

Posted on: 15th January, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

Talented Enniskeane athlete Fiona Everard enjoyed a very strong campaign throughout the 2017 athletics season. The West Cork athlete, who is a member of Bandon AC, recently helped the Ireland U20 ladies team finish a very credible seventh in Europe,...

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Skibbereen Sports and Fitness Centre jumps to new heights

Posted on: 9th October, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Skibbereen Sports and Fitness Centre, which celebrates 25 years serving the local community this year, is jumping to new heights this month with ‘Boogie Bounce’. The first fitness centre in West Cork to introduce this fun low impact fat burning...

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