Keep It Local for Christmas

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If you’re looking for gift ideas for that special someone in your life who loves health, fitness & wellbeing – but you want to make sure you buy local – then you’re in luck! We have a variety of gift ideas that will suit any enthusiast, from the beginner to the adventure junkie, and all […]

An Owed to the Galway Races

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It is Galway. It is Race Week. There is sunshine. So I have channelled my inner bard and decided to pen a poem to honour this splendid festival. I must warn you in advance that this poem does not rhyme. I could compensate for this by stating that free verse is post-modern and indicative of […]

Top 5 tips to jump-start your energy levels

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If you suffer from a lack of energy, you’re not alone. But there are ways to combat that sluggish feeling. Here are my 5 tips to jump-start your energy levels. Take a look at the videos to get some more info. 1. Drink enough WATER to avoid getting dehydrated – 2 litres per day is […]

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow

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According to the amazingly funny comedian and social observer Louis CK “the two most boring things to me are civic pride and civic rivalry”. In a kinda snobbish way, I would tend to agree with this view – except for yesterday when my adoptive province of Connacht took on the mighty Leinster at Murrayfield in […]

It’s all Monkey Business

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Sunshine is expected this weekend, so that will probably mean a few trips to the playground. And as all parents out there will know as soon as kids mingle in the playground,  the one-upmanship among the so-called grown-ups starts. You hear how little Fiachra is already reading from, and submitting articles to, medical journals although […]

April Alphabet Challenge

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Do you know your squats from your side planks? Does the thought of a chin-up give you chills, or considering a burpee make you balk? Well never fear – the mother of the brainchild that was “Desperate Housework” is bringing you a great challenge that will work all the muscle groups and get you into […]