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How to live a healthy lifestyle and lose weight in 10 tips.

Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight, keep it off, and achieve a body transformation knows how difficult a feat it truly is. Even more so if you are a working professional, where time doesn’t seem to be in sufficient supply for preparing and cooking healthy meals, and let’s not mention finding the time to do some exercise. For ... Read More »

Let’s Talk Food & Sport with …. Jenny Murphy

  Ahead of the highly anticipated kick-off to the Women’s Rugby World Cup on Wednesday August 9th I spoke to Jenny Murphy about two of our favourite things food and sport. With the tournament being held between Dublin and Belfast rugby stadiums, Ireland line out against Australia in Dublin on the opening day in a tough pool with France and ... Read More »

Let’s talk food and sport with … Shirley McCay

The 2018 Hockey World Cup is being held in London, but all eyes are on Johannesburg this month as the Irish Women’s senior hockey team battle it out for a qualifying spot at the World League 3 series. Amongst the team are many household names to hockey fans, one of these names and leaders is Shirley McCay. The Ulster Elks ... Read More »

Cronin unconcerned by quick turnaround

By Daragh Ó Conchúir THERE is a full programme of matches this weekend in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, which means that Group 2 teams Cork, Wexford and Limerick face a seven-day turnaround. The first two play each other at Páirc Uí Rinn on Saturday (2.30pm) so any perceived disadvantage or advantage does not apply. Both sides have ... Read More »

Revolutions Official Trailer Released – A Roller Derby Story

Revolutions Official Trailer Released.  Film Hits Cinemas From 30th June. Laura McGann’s Irish roller-derby documentary will be released in cinemas from 30th June. Revolutions introduces the exciting, sometimes aggressive, world of women’s roller derby and follows a number of Irish women over four years as they commit to this gruelling sport with the determination to meet the physical and mental ... Read More »

The Shona Project

Tammy Darcy launched the Shona Project in 2016 to educate, inspire and empower young women to be kinder to themselves and each other and to achieve their full potential without seeing limits. One of the aims of the project is to increase girls participation in sports, Stem, business and leadership by highlighting female role models in these areas and initiating ... Read More »

Let’s Talk Food & Sport With … Laura Delany

Laura Delany is the current captain of the Irish Senior Women’s cricket team. Batting with Leinster Cricket Club all her life she spent the most recent summer season playing on the Southern Hemisphere in Australia. Sydney club Gordon was the destination after graduating with a Sports Science and Health degree from Tallaght IT. Her International career started aged 17 and Laura earned her 100th cap ... Read More »

How to raise funds for your team, club and sport – Pledgesports

Tuesday June 6th 9-10pm sportswomen.ie will run #WSportHour on Twitter with the topic for discussion “Is funding for women’s sport on a level playing field”. Our sponsor for the hour will be PledgeSports, an online crowd funding website with the sporting person in mind. Founded by Richard Pearson in Dublin 2014, Pledgesports gives you the opportunity to raise funds for your next ... Read More »

Drink Up!!

Hydration is really the key to health! You can eat all the healthy food in the world you want, but if you are washing this down with sugar-loaded drinks or no fluids at all then all your hard work in the kitchen or avoidance of fast food or sugary treats is counterproductive. Did you know our bodies are approximately 60% water? We ... Read More »

the story of a fit mother over 40

Nicole Craig is part of the exclusive club of fit mothers over 40. Since I met her in November 2014 at her first powerlifting competition, she has gone from strength to strength. First of all, she has succeeded in overcoming her struggle with body image and body weight issues by improving her relationship with food and leading a healthy lifestyle. ... Read More »

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