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Olympic Federation of Ireland Launch ‘Road To Tokyo’ Challenge

By Ronan Calvert / April 15, 2021 /

The Olympic Federation of Ireland in association has today launched their new Olympic Schools Challenge, ‘Road to Tokyo’. The challenge is part of the Olympic Federation of Ireland’s ‘Dare to Believe’ schools programme and sees Team Ireland calling on schools and families across the country to join them on an interactive journey from Ireland to…

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Weekend Round Up!

By Jack Neville / February 8, 2021 /

It was an eventful sporting weekend with the resumption of the Six Nations and the Superbowl. Recap the busy couple of days below. Rugby: Ireland kicked off their 2021 Six Nations campaign with a loss in Cardiff. Despite Peter O’Mahony’s first half dismissal, Ireland lead 13-6 at the break with Tadhg Beirne dotting down for…

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Something for the Weekend – Sport TV Listings

By Jack Neville / February 5, 2021 /

Although we are into the first week of February, the prospect of live sport returning still seems a way off. Nonetheless, there is an abundance of sport on television this weekend to keep any sports fan preoccupied. Ireland kick off their Six Nations campaign on Sunday with a trip to Wales with the Super Bowl…

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WATCH: “As long as I remember, this is what I wanted to do”- Oisin O’Callaghan on his rise

By Jack Neville / February 3, 2021 /

In October, Limerick’s Oisin O’Callaghan became the first Irishman to claim the Rainbow at the World Mountain Bike Downhill Championships. He followed that success with a second win a week later before being named the Young Irish Sportsperson for 2020 at the RTE Awards last week. The 17-year-old claimed the Junior crown in a heavily…

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78 Athletes receive Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarships

By Jack Neville / January 29, 2021 /

A total of 78 students received Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarships this academic year, which included three GAA players supported though the LIT Gaelic Grounds Scholarship awards. In a year when sporting events have been seriously impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sport and Recreation Office at LIT remains committed to supporting young athletic…

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Limerick duo nominated for RTE Sport Awards

By Jack Neville / January 27, 2021 /

Senior hurling manager John Kiely and Oisin O’Callaghan are the latest Limerick men to be nominated for RTE Sport Awards. Kiely is shortlisted for Manager of the Year while O’Callaghan is up for Young Sportsmen of the Year. Kiely is nominated after guiding Limerick to the perfect season as he picked up a second All-Ireland…

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Limerick man takes on world #1 at PDC Summer Series

By admin / July 9, 2020 /

Limerick’s William O’Connor is set to meet world #1 Michael van Gerwen at the oche this Thursday. The Cappamore man is looking to bounce back from a 6-3 opening day defeat to James Wade in the PDC Summer Series when he meets Wednesday’s winner in Milton Keynes. Thursday’s action is the second event of five,…

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Cáirde Rás Tailteann announce extended postponment of 2020 Rás

By Jack Neville / June 12, 2020 /

Having assessed the most recent guidance issued by the WHO, the HSE, Sport Ireland and the Government of Ireland and considering the measures in place in relation to the Covid-19 epidemic, Cáirde Rás Tailteann has decided to extend the postponement of the 2020 Rás Tailteann which wasoriginally due to return to the roads of Ireland…

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WATCH: “You’ve Got to Allow Time for Rest & Family” Jason Kenny

By Jack Neville / June 5, 2020 /

While the various negative aspects to Covid 19 are vast, it has provided a chance to reflect according to High Performance & Executive Coach Jason Kenny. Kenny whose business and website www.jasonkenny.ie focuses on Online Diet & Nutrition says this ‘break’ has afforded him the opportunity to adapt his methods and as such, he feels…

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WATCH: “A lot of sleepless nights” LPC’s Shane Brodie on Covid 19’s Impact on the Club

By Jack Neville / June 3, 2020 /

Since the middle of March, gyms across the country have had to close their doors to the public in the wake of the global pandemic. That has seen many small business suffer substantial losses in terms of revenue, with a fear that many may not be able to reopen. Owner of Southside Barbell in Limerick,…

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