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High performance Oceans' Seven swimmer and former rugby player to speak at Meet West

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Corkman Stephen Redmond, the first person in the world to complete all seven open-water swims that make up the Ocean’s Seven Challenge has been lined up as the guest speaker for Meet West networking dinner on November 20. Having already swum the Irish Channel, The English Channel, The Strait of Gibraltar, The Cook Strait, The Molokai Channel, and The Catalina Channel, the former rugby player swam the 12.5 mile Tsugaru Strait in Japan in July 2012 to complete a goal he set himself in 2009.

Sean Duggan - hurler, swimmer, friend

The first time I heard the name Sean Duggan was when my grandmother would scoff at the crowds walking the Salthill prom on a Sunday afternoon.

Six weeks to svelte at the Kingfisher

There is no escaping the reality of it any longer- the swimsuit season is upon us and the challenge now posing itself to the public is can you tone up in six weeks? Is it possible to lose those pounds that have slowly crept on over the winter months? At the Kingfisher, that answer is always yes.

Castlebar mini rugby registration Registration

for the upcoming mini rugby season will take place at the clubhouse from 6.30pm to 8.30pm on Thursday next September 6. All parents signing up children are asked to bring a completed registration form and the membership fee. Log on to where full details on the registration form can be found. Age groups catered for are u8 (born before 2005), u9 (born before 2004), u10 (born before 2003), u11 (born before 2002), u12 (born before 2001). Further information or any queries contact Fred Flynn, mini rugby co-ordinator, on 086 8263972. Training will start on Saturday, September 8 from 10.30am to 12 noon.

Learn to swim with Braemor Swimming Club

You can learn to swim at any age. Braemor SC’s swimming course for adults and teenagers will begin next week with classes nightly at 8pm from Monday August 20. This is a quick and easy way to learn to swim.

Hats off to the BBC and Team GB

Olympic fever has gripped the country but Ireland is still in search of that elusive medal.

Swim in the idyllic waters of Croatia for Croí

Local heart and stroke charity Croi invites you to participate in an amazing new swim challenge which takes place in Croatia from August 4 to 10.

Ballina Dolphins success at Connacht Region B & C Swimming Gala

Ballina Dolphins Swimming Club hosted their annual Connacht B & C Gala, sponsored by Ballina Beverages at Ballina Swimming Pool recently. A large number of swimmers from Ballina Dolphins, Ballina, Sligo, Castlebar, Claremorris and Westport Swimming Clubs competed in the gala. Ballina Dolphins swimmers had great success in the featured swims – backcrawl, breaststroke and individual medley On the day seven A certificates were achieved by Ballina Dolphins swimmers; in the B category a total of three gold, three silver and one bronze were won and in the C category three gold, four silver and two bronze were won.

The Renaissance of the Delorentos

IT IS probably Friedrich Nietzsche’s most famous quote: “What does not kill me makes me stronger,” and it holds true for Delorentos who have came through a gruelling couple of years to re-assert themselves in 2012 as a great indie-rock band delivering their finest album to date.

Fennelly wins 2011 Texaco Sportstar award

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Kilkenny hurler Michael Fennelly was one of eight Irish sport stars to win a Texaco Sportstars of the Year Award this year.

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