Person: Derval O’Rourke
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Marvel illustrator Will Sliney is one of many well-known people who has lent his talents to anew fundraising initiative for CUH children’s unit.meets the real-life heroes of the unit
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
To celebrate the Irish Examiner’s title sponsorship of this year’s Cork City Marathon, world champion and Irish Examiner columnist Derval O’Rourke is giving everyone who registers to take part in this year’s marathon a free 1-month membership to Derval’s new online health & fitness website Derval.ie.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
Lucy O’Donoghue is the new manager of the Exxcel programme for proactive female entrepreneurs in the Rubicon Centre, CIT.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2019
A bronze medal had never felt so sweet — victory in defeat, triumph in third place, and a glorious sense of redemption for Mark English.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
One of those glorious nights to remember in Irish athletics as Mark English and Ciara Mageean scored European Indoor bronze medals within 90 minutes of each other in Glasgow.
Sun, 03 Mar, 2019
This week I’m sharing some simple swaps to help us all become more environmentally aware and reduce our carbon footprints. I’m focussing on plant-based goodness for my recipe with a mixed bean curry and red lentil dahl.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2019
Well-known sporting and television personalities have been recruited to take part in a series of talks aimed at helping secondary school children look after their mental health, nutrition and deal with risks posed by social media.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2019
This week I’m sharing part two of how to fuel your marathon training and performance. Recipe wise it’s my beef stir fry and chunky chicken soup, both great for healthy mid week eating.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2019
As the New Year approaches I know many of you are starting to consider health changes and this week I’m looking at if there is a perfect diet for long term health. Recipe wise it’s my stuffed peppers and fancy breakfast toast.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2018
This week I’m explaining the simplest approach to weight loss. Recipe-wise I’m focusing on Halloween treats.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2018
From hockey to rowing, women’s achievements in sport are finally starting to get their fair share of attention. But there’s a lot more to be done, writes
Sat, 29 Sep, 2018
Medals have a habit of distracting attention, bright and shiny as they are, so to get a feel for the current state of Irish athletics after the European Championships in Berlin you have to step back from Thomas Barr’s brilliant bronze and look at the week as a whole.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2018
This week I’m sharing a guide to reading food labels. For my recipe I’ve got two healthy desserts, raspberry sorbet and fresh fruit salad.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2018
This week I’m sharing a workout you can do anywhere, anytime and with no equipment whatsoever. For my recipe, it’s hazelnut energy balls and a delicious olive tapenade.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
Former Olympian Derval O’Rourke has said that people treated her like she had died when she retired from running.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
This week I’m focusing on summer active days. I’m sharing my top days out plus my all-time favourite breakfast, overnight oats.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
Dublin may have had 30,000 runners pounding its streets in the women’s mini marathon but all attention went Lee-side.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
This week,shares her top tips for overcoming ‘gymtimidation’.
Sat, 19 May, 2018
This week I’m sharing my day on a plate, an insight into what an average day of eating looks like for me. For my recipe it’s my chicken and vegetable bake plus a delicious honey, soy and peanut salmon.
Sat, 12 May, 2018
This week I’m sharing some expert advice for new mums and mums to be. The advice comes from a wonderful lady who gave me some of the most practical advice during my pregnancy three years ago. Recipe wise, it’s my stuffed peppers plus a delicious celeriac salad.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
I see that Australian sportsman Israel Folau got himself in hot water over the last few weeks with remarks about gay people.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
This week I’m sharing a simple stretch routine to loosen out the limbs. Recipe wise it’s an oriental chicken stir fry plus some delicious baked peaches that make the perfect healthy dessert.
Sat, 14 Apr, 2018
This week I’m chatting about food and mood. I’m focusing on fish for my recipe, writes.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
Phil Healy has become the first Irish athlete for eight years to make progress at a World Indoor Athletics Championships,
Fri, 02 Mar, 2018
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018
For a man who is arguably the most open and honest communicator on the inter-county managerial scene, you don’t expect an admission from Derek McGrath of being “hypersensitive” to everything said about him.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018
Donnchadh Walsh has confirmed he will return to the Kerry set-up for the latter stages of their Division 1 campaign.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
Did you manage to change your work-life balance for the better in 2017? Then you could be the new brand ambassador for the Balance Expo.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2018
Comedians tend to worry a lot about the ‘too soon’ moment, that minefield of a border between the darkly funny and the wincingly crass.
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017
The weekly fun and games that flows from RTÉ’s Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moment programme is a timely reminder of the importance of athletics in Irish sporting history.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
Donnchadh Walsh, the three-time All-Ireland winner with Kerry, is pioneering an intriguing one-day Balance Expo, in Killarney next January.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
“I underestimated you” were the first words former Wimbledon winner Bobby Riggs said to Billie Jean King in 1973 after she defeated him in front of 90m TV viewers.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Irish athletes face an uphill struggle at the World Athletics Championships, which kick off in London tomorrow. Fierce global competition and drugs are two obvious reasons but there are obstacles a lot closer to home, argues
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Chairman of the Cork City Sports International Athletics Committee, Tony O’Connell, has been named the July ‘Cork Person of the Month’ for his work with Cork City Sports (CCS) over the decades.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
Leevale Athletic Club will officially open its new high-performance facility later this summer, and club chairman Donal Murnane is understandably proud of their new training centre.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
Sun, 18 Dec, 2016
Any Christmas is surely not complete without a cocktail or two to lift what can be flagging spirits.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
Listening to Allison Wagner last week speak about the torment she suffered for many years after finishing second to Michelle Smith, we couldn’t help but think how there was more than one swimmer in that Atlanta pool 20 years ago who sadly lost perspective on what sport is supposed to be all about.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
Tue, 08 Nov, 2016