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Ballingarry man selected for Special Olympics World Winter Games

Ballingarry man selected for Special Olympics World Winter Games

| February 11, 2017

A Limerick man has been selected to take part in this year’s Special Olympics World Winter Games, which will be held in Austria this March. Michael Minogue (28) from Ballingarry will be one of a 26-strong Team Ireland squad competing at the Games in Graz and Schladming from March 18. Michael’s sport of choice is floorball, a […]

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Bruff Paralympian to be honoured at NUI

Bruff Paralympian to be honoured at NUI

| February 3, 2017

  A Bruff native has received an award for his contributions to sport by NUI Galway. Dr Eoghan Clifford was joint winner of the Award for Contribution to Sport and will be presented with his prize at the 17th annual Alumni Awards Gala Banquet on Saturday, 4 March, 2017 in the Bailey Allen Hall located in Áras na […]

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Coaching – Top sporting personalities to line out for ‘Huddle Dublin’

Coaching – Top sporting personalities to line out for ‘Huddle Dublin’

| September 18, 2016

SOME of the World’s top sporting personalities including former Manchester United and England captain, Gary Neville; Irish Rugby defence coach, Andy Farrell; and Connacht Head Coach, Pat Lam will line out for Huddle Dublin, a new sport themed performance conference taking place on Thursday, 29th of September at the iconic Aviva Stadium. Huddle Dublin will […]

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Athletics – Limerick man claims Killarney Half Marathon title

Athletics – Limerick man claims Killarney Half Marathon title

| July 25, 2016

TWO thousand runners and walkers braved an early start on Saturday morning to compete in what organisers promised to be the ‘world’s most beautiful road race’.  Molls Gap provided a misty start line for the half marathon which got under way at 8.30am. In the Half marathon the first male home was former underage hurling […]

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Athletics – World Tetrathlon Championships set for Limerick

Athletics – World Tetrathlon Championships set for Limerick

| May 26, 2016

LIMERICK’S status as a world class sporting destination will be raised internationally in July, as future Olympians descend on the city, for the UIPM World Youth A Tetrathlon Championships. The hosting of the event in Limerick, which was launched today (Thursday) at King John’s Castle by Mayor of Limerick City and County, Cllr Liam Galvin, […]

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Triathlon – Limerick’s Hayes named athlete of the year

Triathlon – Limerick’s Hayes named athlete of the year

| November 19, 2015

THE TRIATHLONM Ireland Annual Awards took place in Dublin on Saturday evening last with over 220 guests in attendance, celebrating an incredibly successful 2015 season in which membership of Triathlon Ireland grew to 10,500 and there was a number of stand out performances by Irish triathletes. Voted on by members of Triathlon Ireland, the athlete […]

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Pictures – Hall of Fame ceremony at UL

Pictures – Hall of Fame ceremony at UL

| August 24, 2015

LAST weekend, Ruth Algar  (Athletics), Fiona Coughlan (Rugby), Brian Lohan (Hurling), Sean McGrath (Paralympian), Liam O’Brien (Athletics), Fiona O’Driscoll          (Camogie/Gaelic Football) and Keith Wood (Rugby) were inducted into the University of Limerick Sports Hall of Fame. Over the last 40 years the University of Limerick has made a unique contribution to sport regionally, nationally and […]

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Athletics – Be An Urban Runner

Athletics – Be An Urban Runner

| July 21, 2015

ST MICHEAL’S Rowing Club have launched the 2015 SMRC Urban Run. In it’s third year, this AAI permitted city centre event takes place on Sunday 11th October at 1pm from O’Callaghan Strand, Limerick. The Urban Run events include a 5K distance which is open to all ages and fitness levels and a 10K distance which […]

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Pics – World Medical Games arrive in Limerick

Pics – World Medical Games arrive in Limerick

| July 20, 2015
#gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ The 36th World Medical and Health Games was officially opened by Minister Jan O’Sullivan at the University of Limerick on Sunday 19th [...]

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Triathlon – Keane and Hayes claim Hell of the West title

Triathlon – Keane and Hayes claim Hell of the West title

| July 1, 2015

TWELVE hundred triathletes battled through a 1500 meter swim, 44 kilometre bike and 10 kilometre run this morning for the 31st annual Kilkee ‘Hell of the West’ Triathlon. Cork professional, Bryan Keane laid on a demonstration in the men’s race as he crossed the line in a time of 1:59:42. Keane, ranked 35th in the […]

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