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Hiking Gear Guide for Beginners and Pros
Here is a checklist on what gear you need for hiking, as well as some tips on packing for your first trek!
Bike Size Guide: Shopping For The Correct Bike
This simple bike size guide for both adults and kids will help you choose the correct one based on your height and size.
Kilkenny’s Katie Power credits Camogie for seeing her through this crisis
This week, Cliona sits down with Kilkenny’s Katie Power to discuss all things camogie and how it ultimately is what has helped get her through a crisis.
Facing down challenges has never been a problem for Clare’s Naomi Carroll, and this one will be no different.
In our latest blog post, Cliona Foley sits down with the Cratloe native, who has excelled in various codes from camogie to hockey and soccer to Gaelic football to name but a few….
Waterford’s Niamh Rockett on maintaining routine despite this challenging time.
The St Anne’s star is used to rushing from one thing to the next. Be it her role as a PE and maths teacher at Blackwater Community School in Lismore, to captaining the Deise camogie side, giving grinds to students, or working at home on the farm. The spread of Covid-19 has halted much of her gallop, just as it has for the rest of the country.
Heather Cooney: “It’s different. You’re going from a team situation to just yourself.”
Galway’s Allstar corner-back Heather Cooney, like everyone else, has quickly adjusted to this spinning world where health has taken primacy while sport became an irrelevance overnight. Since Covid19 struck she’s been at home with her family, missing training with her teammates and best friends, and her class and teaching colleagues in school.
Katie Power: “I can’t help thinking when will I ever, in my life, get the chance to do this again?”
Flying forward Katie Power (28) was first called up to the Kilkenny senior panel when she was 15 and made her debut for them a year later. Her All-Ireland medals include two U16s, three minors and one senior (2016) and she has won five National League titles, including three in-a-row from 2016-2018. She has also won four Ashbourne Cups and an All-Ireland Intermediate club title with Piltown. She has a degree in business from Waterford IT and works as PA/Receptionist with Michael Lyng Motors in Kilkenny.
Ciara Mageean: “Camogie is a huge part of my identity and it’s only recently that I stopped wearing a wee hurl around my neck.”
Ciara Mageean (27), from Portaferry, Co Down, studied physiotherapy at University College Dublin but is now a professional athlete, specialising in the ‘metric mile’. She played camogie for the Down minors before specialising in track, first winning silver (800m) at World Youths in 2009 and silver (1500m) at World Juniors in 2010. She won 1500m bronze at European Seniors in 2016 and repeated that at European Indoors in 2019. Last summer she finished 10th in the 1500m final at the World Championships in a lifetime best of 4:00.15, the second fastest time by an Irish woman after Sonia O’Sullivan’s senior record of 3:58:85.
Pamela Greville: “Having my daughter Stephanie actually affected my camogie career in a really positive way.”
We caught up with Westmeath full-forward Pamela Greville
Amy O’Connor looks ahead to 2020
When asked to sum herself up, Amy O’Connor quickly reaches for the word “driven”.
Waterford captain Niamh Rockett will break every barrier
“I am a bit stubborn, no one will prove me wrong.”
Five Minutes with Waterford Camogie Captain Niamh Rockett!
We spent five minutes with Niamh and challenged her to our quick-fire round of questions!
Five Minutes With….Limerick camogie captain Sarah Carey
Sarah answers our quick fire questions!