“My Dublin Is Resilient” – The Ger Prendergast Story #ThisIsMyDublin

It was a childhood spent boxing. Teenage years were occupied playing futsal. In adulthood, it escalated to become completing 52 Ironman races in 52 weeks and preparing for the world’s longest triathlon consisting of a 50-kilometre swim, 4,500-kilometre cycle across America and a 500-kilometre run through the Death Valley, California.  Ger Prendergast’s is a life […]

“My Dublin is Adventurous” – Ciara Walsh

Seven years ago, a peerless Katie Taylor stormed to a historic Olympic Gold medal in London. It was the deserved finale after a remarkable journey, a monumental moment for women’s boxing and a welcomed lift for a proud nation. At the same time, a 12-year-old Ciara Walsh was sitting at home in Smithfield, Dublin, watching […]

The Community Confederations Cup #ThisIsMyDublin

It was Brazilian sensation Ronaldinho who said he learnt most of his life lessons with a ball at his feet. Football has power beyond mere pastime, a universal language capable of unifying people of all backgrounds. A perfect example can be found in north Dublin. Every year, the Bridewall Garda Station, Youth Justice Project, Dublin […]

“My Dublin is Hard-Working” – Conal Keaney

Dublin Sportsfest 2019, on September 23-29, is the second multi-sport event organised by Dublin City Sport and Wellbeing Partnership to promote opportunities for Dubliners to participate in a wide range of sports all year round, regardless of age, ability or background. Sportsfest2019 incorporates existing events like The Great Dublin Bike Ride, Park Run and The […]

“My Dublin is Diverse” – Keith Buckley

Dublin Sportsfest 2019, on September 23-29, is the second multi-sport event organised by Dublin City Sport and Wellbeing Partnership to promote opportunities for Dubliners to participate in a wide range of sports all year round, regardless of age, ability or background.Sportsfest 2019 incorporates existing events like The Great Dublin Bike Ride, Park Run and The […]

“My Dublin is Passionate” – Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe

Dublin Sportsfest 2019, on September 23-29, is the second multi-sport event organised by Dublin City Sport and Wellbeing Partnership to promote the opportunities for Dubliners to participation in a wide range of sports all year round, regardless of age, ability or background. Sportsfest2019 incorporates existing events like The Great Dublin Bike Ride, Park Run and […]