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Kilkenny’s Special Olympics athletes set an example to all

As the three Kilkenny Special Olympics athletes left for Athens in high spirits, there can be no doubting the impact that their success thus far has had on others.

Recession busting ten-day Irish summer course for only €450

Coláiste Cholumba, an Irish summer college located in the Connemara Gaeltacht, has come up with this fantastic offer in these difficult economic times. For only half the price of the typical summer course (normally almost €900) you can experience all the spraoí, spóirt, craic agus ceol while learning Irish, which has made Coláiste Cholumba a huge success for more than 40 years.

Top class coach and nutritionists to give talk on sports nutrition

Evergreen Healthfoods will be hosting an information evening on sports nutrition at the Pillo Hotel & Spa, (formerly the Courtyard by Marriot) on Tuesday, April 26 at 6:30pm. The event is being organised in support of Special Olympics Ireland, and in association with the Pillo Hotel & Spa. There will be three speakers on the night, each covering different aspects of sports performance and nutrition.

Wolfe grabs gold for TríSpórt

Connemara’s newly-established triathlon club, TríSpórt, is celebrating gold after a win at the European Duathlon Championship.

Sports Extra

A group of five present and past swimmers from Castlebar Swimming Club, Katie Tuohy (NUI Maynooth), James Caulfield (NUI Galway), Conal Joyce (Dublin IT), James Sweeney and Sarah Caulfield (UCD), took part in the Irish Swimming and Lifesaving Intervarsities in Kilkenny, each representing his/her respective colleges. The event, hosted by NUI Maynooth (NUIM), proved to be a great success with most of the universities and institutes of technology present. For the course of this event the Castlebar swimmers had to set aside their club loyalties, and in Sarah and James Caulfield’s case family loyalty and give it their all for their colleges. Friday evening saw the start of the competition with the swimming heats and what a start it proved to be. Competition was fierce with many national champions in attendance including Olympian Aisling Cooney (UCD). However, the Castlebar crew held their own and in some cases raced against each other in the same events to reach the finals session on Saturday morning.

Discover your motivation at the Coast Club

It’s that time of year again, we’ve piled on a few pounds and our clothes are feeling a little too snug! The recent Arctic conditions have not helped, getting out and about has not been easy! But now the long evenings are upon us and our energy levels are increasing.

Improve your fitness and social environment with KRSP

Would you like to improve your fitness levels in a fun, sociable environment? Kilkenny Recreation and Sports Partnership have teamed up with various groups and individuals to offer a wide range of programmes to suit people of all ages and abilities.

New triathlon club for Connemara

Galway boasts a new triathlon club, TríSpórt, which is also a first for the Connemara Gaeltacht.

Looking for a challenge in 2011? Check out the Kilkenny Triathlon Club

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If you are tired of making the same old New Year's resolutions and want to set yourself the ultimate fitness challenge, then why not join Kilkenny's newest club, the 'Kilkenny Triathlon Club'?  By doing so, you will be able to take part in what is now the fastest growing sport in the world, nowhere more so than in Ireland with over 50 Triathlon Clubs in Ireland and over 130 officially registered races per year on the Triathlon calendar.

Elite swimmers compete in Leisureland

Top class swimming action returns to Galway this weekend when Leisureland hosts the National Short Course Swimming Championships 2010.


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