Sport & Fitness

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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Kilmacabea celebrates historic victory

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

A beaming Richie is still coming to terms with their famous victory. “It was a great feeling to win the junior A football championship. It has been our goal for a long time. We worked hard all year and it...

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Bright hurling future ahead for Clon players

Posted on: 5th October, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Clonakilty won the Flyer Nyhan Cup for the 16th time in their history on a final scoreline of 2-21 to 1-16. Denis Murphy who played a prominent role throughout their championship campaign had the proud honour of lifting the cup...

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Castlehaven bowling heroine crowned All-Ireland champion

Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Castlehaven heroine Mairead O’Driscoll recently captured All-Ireland intermediate bowling glory when she defeated the Ulster champion Emma Jane O’Neill to claim an historic championship success. The West Cork bowling star was deservedly given a heroes welcome upon her return home...

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