Author: Emma Needham

Athletics Ireland RDO Lilly-Ann O’Hora talks about promoting Athletics participation

Athletics Ireland RDO Lilly-Ann O’Hora talks about promoting Athletics participation. Athletics is just one of many sports competing for the interest of young people with GAA, soccer and rugby also amongst the biggest participation sports in the country. Limerick woman Lilly-Ann O’Hora is a Regional Development Officer and tasked with promoting the sport in schools and clubs in the region. Speaking to Sporting Limerick, Lilly-Ann describes some of the challenges she faces in her role when it comes promoting Athletics and debunking some of the misconceptions around the sport. “It is kind of hard at times because people think...

Read More

WATCH – Limerick FC V Cobh Ramblers Highlights

Highlights from the EA Sports Cup Check out these highlights from Monday nights EA Sports Cup clash between Limerick FC and Cobh Ramblers in the Markets Field in what was a very disappointing night for the home side. Ben O’Riordan’s goal in the 90th minute was enough to knock Limerick out of the cup with attention now turning to the huge game against Sligo Rovers at home on Saturday night. Video highlights courtesy of Limerick FC. HIGHLIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS: #LimerickFC were in action Monday evening as a last minute Cobh Ramblers goal ended participation in the EA SPORTS Cup. Check...

Read More

Bon Secours to host Sports Medicine Symposium at Thomond Park

Bon Secours Health System to host Sports Medicine Symposium at Thomond Park. The symposium will debate the ethical dilemma facing coaches and medical professionals in determining the right time for professional athletes and amateur sports players to return to play. Leading experts from the GAA, IRFU, the English Sports Institute, Bon Secours Health System medical professionals and academics will explore topics from concussion injury to hip, ankle, knee and common sports related hand injuries. It will also provide the launch pad for the Bon Secours Health System new Sports Medicine Service. The theme of this conference is Return to...

Read More

Athletics Ireland to host Strength and Conditioning Workshop

Athletics Ireland to host Strength and Conditioning Workshop. Athletics Ireland and Limerick Athletics are delighted to host a ‘Strength and Conditioning Workshop for the Young Athlete’ on Thursday April 19th at the Absolute Hotel. This workshop will be hosted by Fergal O’Callaghan,  Head of the Age Grade Department in Munster Rugby.  Fergal’s exeprience as an international rower and athlete,  has lead to 20 years of coaching at the highest level. He was previously the Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach for Munster Rugby, the Tipperary Hurlers and in recent years has been involved in Rowing Ireland. Fergal in most recent years has...

Read More

Munster Squad named for Southern Kings clash

Munster Squad Announcement Munster will take on the Southern Kings for the first time in the Guinness Pro 14 on Saturday at Outeniqua Park, George (7.35pm/6.35pm Irish – live on TG4). South African native Cj Stander will captain the side. Munster XV: Munster: JJ Hanrahan; Calvin Nash, Dan Goggin, Rory Scannell, Alex Wootton; Ian Keatley, James Hart; James Cronin, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Jean Kleyn, Gerbrandt Grobler; Dave O’Callaghan, Conor Oliver, CJ Stander (C). Replacements: Rhys Marshall, David Kilcoyne, Brian Scott, Billy Holland, Jack O’Donoghue, Jack Stafford, Stephen Fitzgerald, Robin...

Read More

Upcoming Events

  1. Limerick V Galway (All Ireland Senior Hurling Final)

    August 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Golf Voyager

Sarsfield Credit Union

Sarsfield Credit Union

Latest Tweets