In recent weeks, our life within our community has been completely turned on its head. It has been difficult for all for a variety of reasons. But one thing has remained very clear throughout the entire period of COVID-19, it is vitally important that we, as a community, keep fit, healthy and active. To help […]
A jellyfish sting? Ger Carty compares the painful sensation to a bee sting before correcting himself. “I’d say it’s probably more like a bad nettle sting, that’s how I’d describe it.”
You’re never too old to get involved in sport as proven by The A-Team Rowers. This is the remarkable story of the A-Team rowers
Mark Butler’s relationship with sport started the day he was born. As a twin and the youngest of six, he was thrust into a sport-mad household. The Dublin teen began with individual pursuits or family outings. A boy and his ball, with the same dreams and aspirations as countless children; to play games he quickly […]
Here lies Finglas Cricket Club, home to a broad range of members, young and old, from across the globe. All united in one goal; to play and enjoy their sporting passion.
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 […]
Irish sprint sensation Adeleke fielding approaches from US universities, looking to secure the athlete on scholarship despite still being only 16.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]