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VHI’s Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon: #Powerof10

By Michaela Moriarty / September 18, 2020

The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon is an annual charity race that usually takes place during the June Bank Holiday Monday. Of course, this year the event was delayed and then eventually cancelled for that date. The event has been moved to October so it will still go ahead. The key difference this year is that […]


6 reasons why I do yoga

By Kamila Mushkina / September 3, 2020

Many people do yoga nowadays, and I’m not an exception. Maybe it’s time for you to give it a try? If you’re hesitating, here are six reasons why I do yoga. Everybody can find their own style I first did yoga six years ago. I attended a yoga class at my university, and I felt […]


Ghanaian fishermen have taken up Gaelic football

By Niall Ó Brolcháin / August 19, 2020

A group of Ghanaian fishermen have taken up Gaelic football at a County Down GAA club.   The men from Ghana in Africa have been living and working on fishing boats out of Ardglass harbour for the past year. Ardglass GAC The local GAA club, Ardglass Gaelic Athletic Club (GAC), has welcomed the men into […]


Marathon training during Covid-19

By Katie Boland / August 11, 2020

We all know how gruelling and tough training for anything is. Training for a marathon is more so as it is as much mental as it is physical. With the Dublin marathon cancelled this year because of Covid-19, the motivation to keep training dims and you find yourself back at the start. It can be […]


NY GAA during the COVID-19 Pandemic: One Man’s Story

By Nicholas Boonstra / July 31, 2020

Shane Hogan didn’t always think he was cut out for Gaelic football. The brother of a footballer, son of a hurler and grandson of the founder of the St Barnabas GFC in New York, one would think that the Gaelic games should be in his blood. However, his first experience picking up a ball was […]


A “Munster” Run For Tallaght Rugby Club

By Diarmuid Sherry / July 28, 2020

It will be “From Thomond to Tallaght” for the players of Tallaght Rugby Football Club, who are running nearly 200km in a relay run from Thomond Park in Limerick all the way home to the Tallaght RFC Headquarter  in the name of raising money and awareness for charity. The event, which begins at the home […]


Cross-community GAA club formed in East Belfast

By Niall Ó Brolcháin / July 23, 2020

Gaelic games have returned to East Belfast for the first time in a generation.  The last club of this kind to hail from the area, St Colmcille’s GAC, was disbanded in the 1970s as a result of the Troubles.  A new cross-community GAA club  has now been formed. East Belfast GAA Announced earlier this year, […]


Ireland´s Italia 90 Squad – Part Two

By Diarmuid Sherry / July 22, 2020

    In part two of the Irish World Cup squad at Italia 90, we look at players who partook in an important period in Irish football, but maybe were not regulars in the starting eleven that summer in Italy. That doesn’t mean that their contributions were not important, as we remember the scorer of […]


Jack Charlton’s Republic of Ireland triumphs

By Niall Ó Brolcháin / July 21, 2020

Jack Charlton will undoubtedly be remembered as the greatest Republic of Ireland soccer manager ever.  Tributes poured in for the England World Cup winner after his death on July 10 2020.  The 85-year-old had been diagnosed with lymphoma in the last year and was also suffering from dementia.  Jack Charlton’s Ireland triumphs include reaching the […]

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