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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 »

Roseann McGlinchey takes on the World

Roseann Mc Glinchey is 23 and from Derry.  She is taking part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2017-18 and before joining up for this race she had never sailed before ! “After watching the clippers come and go from Derry over the last six years I told myself one day I will be on one of those ... Read More »

Anita Manning honoured by Lord Mayor of Cork

Anita Manning, is well known in Irish hockey circle, she has been described as one of the best known Administrators of the Irish Ladies Hockey Union during the first century of its existence. sportswomen.ie caught up with Anita after her recent celebrations in the City Hall. A woman who has dedicated over 20 years to the administration of Ladies Hockey ... Read More »

Judy Reynolds, a woman of many talents

Judy Reynolds competes in Dressage for Ireland with her partner, Vancouver K. Judy who is ranked 19th in the world, placed a fantastic 4th in the recent World Cup final and reached the Olympic Dressage final in Rio. Growing up in Kilteel, the Kildare woman lived on a farm so animals were always part of her life. “I started riding ... Read More »

McCarthy emerges from darkness to make belated big-time debut

By Daragh Ó Conchúir THERE was a time, even as she had barely entered her teens, when it seemed inevitable that the Niamh McCarthy would play for Cork. There was a time too, when it appeared certain that the prodigy would never pick up a hurley again. Never bend the sliotar to her will in competitive action. Never experience the ... Read More »

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