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Second National Downhill Cycling Title for Limerick’s Oisín O’Callaghan

By Jack Neville / July 24, 2019 /

Last weekend saw Limerickman Oisín O’Callaghan claim his second National Downhill Cycling championship in the Mourne Mountains. The Annual Cycling Ireland Downhill National Championships for 2019 were held in Rostrevor in the Mourne Mountains outside warren point Co Down. Downhill Bike Racing is a race against the clock and over the course of two days…

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Limerick’s Jamie Morrissey to headline Muay Thai fight night ‘Unforgiven III’ in Strand Hotel

By Jack Neville / July 22, 2019 /

On Sunday August 4, Limerick ISKA Pro Irish Middlewight champion Jamie Morrissey will defend his title against Dublin fighter Alex Akimov. This will serve as the main event of the night called Unforgiven III which will be held in the Strand Hotel on the Ennis Road. EireMuaySiam Thai Boxing gym Limerick are hosting the event…

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Niall O’Carroll On Why “Sporting Culture Eats Tactics For Breakfast”

By Niall O'Carroll / June 21, 2019 /

It has been a year of new coaching announcements in Irish sport. Mick McCarthy has returned as Irish football coach. Graeme Shaw moved on to New Zealand Hockey after winning a silver medal at last summer’s World Cup with the Irish ladies. “Every Battle is won before it is ever fought” Sun Tzu This week…

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Bike Fest begins in Ballyhoura this weekend

By John Keogh / June 18, 2019 /

Cycling Ireland are holding a series of bike festivals around Ireland to help make people more aware of cycling and the facilities they can uses. BIKE FEST – Limerick will run the first weekend of Bike Week 2019 down in Ballyhoura, Limerick. It kicks off this Saturday. This cycling festival will encourage people to try…

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University of Limerick to host International Taekwondo Coaching Conference

By Ronan Coughlan / June 17, 2019 /

From Friday 28th through to June 30th, the 1st International Coaching Conference of the International Taekwon-Do Federation will take place at the University of Limerick. The Conference (which is the first of its kind) will have 175 registered instructors attending from around the world from as far as Uruguay, Malaysia, Australia the US and Europe.…

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Gymnast Jade You wins Gold again for Limerick

By Raffaele Rocca / May 29, 2019 /

Limerick Gymnastics Club had a fantastic end to their very successful year with gymnast Jade You (aged 11) taking home the u/13 Gold Medal in the National Community Games Finals in UL. Jade represented the Regional Area and is a competitive gymnast with Limerick Gymnastics Club. The club was also represented by Annie Rose Gillen…

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Limerick Trainer Michael Hourigan Amongst the Winners in Tipperary

By Raffaele Rocca / May 28, 2019 /

Patrickswell trainer Michael Hourigan was among the winners at Tipperary on Thursday as his useful mare Humm Baby defied the lack of a recent run to win the Go Racing Student Society Handicap Hurdle in good style. The mount of champion jockey Paul Townend, the seven-year-old was switched off towards the rear of the field…

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Limerick’s Oisin O’Callaghan claims 2nd at HSBC British Downhill

By Raffaele Rocca / May 21, 2019 /

Limerick mountain biker Oisin O’Callaghan got back to racing competing at round 2 of the HSBC British National Downhill Series at the iconic Fort William track. This was after an injury forced the Ardpatrick youngster to miss the opening round at Rheola, Wales with a wrist injury after what was a really promising start to…

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Limerick’ Munster Martial Arts karate school wins 10 medals at UK Open Championship

By Jack Neville / May 3, 2019 /

This weekend saw over 1000 of the best Tang Soo Do Korean Karate competitors from all over Europe travel to Cardiff for the 2019 UK International Open Championships. Limerick based Karate school Munster Martial Arts represented Ireland winning an impressive 10 medals. The Irish team which is coached by Limericks Master Pat Forde was comprised of…

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Limerick up against it after opening day loss to Cork

By Raffaele Rocca / May 1, 2019 /

Limerick Cricket Club’s first XI face an uphill battle in the Premier League after opening day shock to the system against Cork Harlequins at Farmer’s Cross. There was very few positive points for Limerick to take away from their first league game of the season as the Shannonsiders went down to Cork Harlequins on Sunday…

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