Vanessa Daws

Vanessa Daws: When Life, Swimming & Art Collide, Great Things Happen

Vanessa Daws is the first person ever to swim the length of Lough Mask. We caught up with her to talk about life, her art and of course, water.

By Orla O'Muiri

The Kindness of Strangers Breifne Early

The Kindness Of Strangers: ‘The Good Samaritan’ By Breifne Earley

The following is an excerpt from World Cycle Race Winner Breifne Earley’s chapter in the book The Kindness of Strangers.

By Orla O'Muiri

Ironman with CF

Caroline Heffernan: Overcoming the Odds to Complete an Ironman

Caroline has Cystic Fibrosis. On 7 October 2018, Caroline competed in Ironman Barcelona to become, what we believe, is the first Irish person with CF to complete an Ironman.

By Orla O'Muiri

Jenny Graham world cycle

Cyclist Jenny Graham Has Obliterated the Round the World Record

The Scottish cyclist is officially the fastest female to cycle around the world after pedalling 18,000 miles across four continents in 124 days.

By Orla O'Muiri

Essential triathlon gear

National Campaign to Champion Girls and Women in Sport Launched

A nationwide campaign was launched today to boost women’s sport, by targeting 20% increases in attendance, participation and coverage by the year 2020.

By Orla O'Muiri

climate change protest

Let’s Band Together For Change at the Climate Action Now Protest

Join us on Tuesday 16 October 2018 to send a clear message to the leaders of this country that we need real action on climate change now.

By Orla O'Muiri

Kindness of Strangers Easkey Britton

The Kindness of Strangers: ‘Be Like Water’ By Easkey Britton

The following is an excerpt from the book The Kindness of Strangers by Irish big-wave surfer, artist, scientist and explorer Easkey Britton.

By Orla O'Muiri

kiko matthews ocean row

Kiko Matthews: From Cancer to World Record Holder for the Fastest Female Solo Row Across the Atlantic

Kiko Matthews broke the world record for the fastest female solo row across the Atlantic in 2018 with a finish time of 49 days, 7 hours and 15 minutes.

By Orla O'Muiri

running around ireland

Mary Nolan Hickey: Running a Lap of the Map

Mary Nolan Hickey (66) kicked off 2018 by running around the entire coast of the island of Ireland to raise funds for the RNLI.

By Orla O'Muiri

winter running gear

Winter Running Kit: The Essential Kit List

Those summer days of running in your shorts are long gone. However, that doesn’t have to mean the end of your running days, all you need is the right gear.

By Orla O'Muiri

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