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It’s Wild Atlantic Sports for Ruth Herman

Wild Atlantic Sports was started in 2015 by Ruth Herman, to provide all things cycling to the Kinsale and Cork area. “I believe in excellent quality rental bikes, a great, personal service and the beauty of the Irish countryside.” sportswomen.ie recently bumped into Ruth in Kinsale and learnt a bit more about Ruth and her love of the outdoors ! ... Read More »

Stephanie Roche helps Londis bring a little piece of Heaven to Hell

Retailer is new sponsor of HELL & BACK which sees record number of women signing up Ireland International soccer star Stephanie Roche was on hand today to help Londis announce their sponsorship of HELL & BACK for 2017. HELL & BACK is Ireland’s toughest physical and mental endurance challenge, attracting more than 21,000 participants throughout a series of adventure events. ... Read More »

Regina O’Reilly is Top of the World

Regina O’Reilly was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in November 2016. A serial marathon runner and fundraiser, Regina’s next event was a half marathon in the North Pole. 4 weeks before the event she decided to run the full. “I can’t go to the North Pole and not run the full.” “I actually thought​ Boston last April was tougher than the ... Read More »

Free Women’s Judo Sessions

On Monday the 24th of April at 7pm, Lusk Judo Kan (Club) will begin teaching FREE judo sessions to all women for 6 weeks. This is to encourage self-defense, fitness and flexibility in conjunction with Sport Ireland. If you have never done any martial arts before, this is the perfect time to start. All you need to begin, is yourself ... Read More »

It’s never too late to get back into exercise

by Christine Allen Despite having been an avid Man U fan throughout my childhood and a promising midfielder for the local soccer team, like many girls before and after, when I hit my teenage years, sport and fitness fell by the wayside. Whether it was due to a lack of motivation or a heightened sense of self awareness, regrettably, I ... Read More »

Healthy Eating for Active Women

It goes without saying that the key to good health and fitness is a balanced diet. A good diet helps maintain a healthy weight level and reduces the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and cancer. Just as importantly though, maintaining a healthy and balanced diet around the home will positively influence the kids to eat right as ... Read More »

GRANT THORNTON CORPORATE 5K TEAM CHALLENGE 2017 LAUNCHED

The Mall, Cork – 14th June 2017 Belfast City Airport – 22nd June 2017 Dublin Docklands – 6th September 2017 Business advisors Grant Thornton, Athletics Ireland and Athletics Northern Ireland have today announced the dates for the Grant Thornton Corporate 5K Team Challenge series for 2017. The locations and dates are The Mall, Cork on Wednesday 14th June, Belfast City ... Read More »

An insight into the StrongWomen competitions

Matty Costello, former owner of Matty Costello Strength, Performance and Conditioning is giving an insight into the growing phenomenon of Strongwoman competitions. Matty used to compete in powerlifting and currently coached of talented Female weightlifting athletes such as Ayshea Ullah, Natasha Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh, Olivia Lane, Karen Guthrie and many more… Matty quotes ” A Strongwoman competition is no different to the Strongman competitions you might see ... Read More »

One week to go to PEXpo

The third annual PEXpo is taking place at Trinity Comprehensive College, in Dublin on Wednesday March 8. This year’s PEXpo promises to be bigger and better than ever with all year groups from 1st year to 6th year included for the first time. The purpose of PEXpo is to promote the knowledge and understanding of sports, fitness and health related topics ... Read More »

2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon Open for Entries

Amanda Byram and David Gillick announced as Ambassadors for 2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon celebrating 35 years – open for entries & unveils new route Amanda Byram and David Gillick, members of the Vhi Support Team announced on Tuesday that the 2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is now open for entries!  Celebrating 35 years, this year’s ... Read More »

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