Overcoming a phobia is the ultimate new year’s resolution. Vickie Maye, Pat Fitzpatrick and Breda Graham tell how they beat their fears of water, heights and flying.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2018
They’re a formidable duo who have literally pooled their talents to make Cork the Hollywood of open water swimming, and with a bit of help, could win the global recognition they deserve.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Cork woman Eilis Burns was the first finisher in one of Europe’s most difficult swimming events.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
Cork swim coach Eilis Burns was the only Irish finisher at the famously challenging Neda el Món in Spain.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
Seventeen Irish swimmers this weekend tackle one of the most challenging open water challenges in Europe.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
Increasing numbers of ordinary Irish women are reaping the physical and social benefits of fitness challenges such as marathons and triathlons, writes Sharon Ní Chonchúir
Fri, 26 Aug, 2011
HURLING legend Donal Óg Cusack has given his full support to gay athletes who came out yesterday ahead of their participation in the Gay Games this summer.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2010
THE first Irish person to swim the English Channel and back in one go received a hero’s welcome home last night.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2009
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