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February 10, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Triathlon, well it all began for me at a wedding in Durrow Castle in 2010, there was the usual group at dinner the night before, and the conversation was all about Triathlon; Ivan Eustace was telling us how himself and Mark Swan had launched themselves into the sport. I was sitting across the table from Stephen Eustace and the two…

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Piranha Social Night

January 24, 2017 Leave your thoughts

CALLING ALL FELLOW PIRANHAS! It’s time to get off your turbo trainers, get out your diaries and set aside Saturday, 4 March 2017 for the first of many (hopefully) PTC SOCIAL NIGHTS this year!! How better to start the new season and welcome back both old and new faces than a social night at “The Loft @ Foley’s Bar,” kicking…

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Membership Now Due

January 22, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Members, 2017 fees for TI Membership and Piranha TC are now due. Just so you are aware you will not be insured or permitted to train with Piranha TC if you have not paid your membership by 31st January.  The renewal process for 2017 TI Membership (relevant to all) and the 2017 PiranhaTC Fees (relevant to Full Annual Fee, Student…

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An unlikely IM…ironman by Ger Vowles

January 16, 2017 2 Comments

Background I was never the most athletic growing up, playing a small bit of football and hurling with the local parish team, and in school. College in the late ’80’s into the ’90’s was more of a fashion statement than a career defining road through academia or even future wealth and fortune. Sport and exercise was always a poor relation…

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Cycle Skills Training – starts this Sunday!

January 6, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Piranha Triathlon Club are keen to increase the cycle skills of our members and to this end are offering a new series of training sessions led by Ian Cassidy, the club cycling coach.  This is designed to assist members to develop the skills and know-how for group cycling in a secure and supportive group. The course will be delivered over…

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2017 Vodafone National Series

December 24, 2016 1 Comment

Envious of those Piranhas, 2016 national club champions? You too could be a hero! As co-ordinators for Piranha’s 2017 National Series strategy, our objectives are to encourage member participation in the National Series, to achieve success for the club…………..and for people to have fun! What is the National Series? The National Series consists of 16 races, running from mid-April to…

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DCT Race Director 2017

December 1, 2016 Leave your thoughts

Members, I am delighted to announce that  Paul Mooney will be Race Director for DCT 2017. As Assistant Race Director in 2016 Paul was instrumental in DCT again being voted ‘Race of The Year’ at the recent TI Awards. I would like to thank Paul for stepping forward to fulfil such an important role for the Club, and I wish…

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Club Warm Weather Training Lanzarote – Deposits Due!!!

November 29, 2016 1 Comment

Dear Piranhas, We are pleased to announce our first confirmed booking for warm weather training in Club La Santa Lanzarote, one of the world’s best training facilities [see HERE for full details]. The trip will cater for both New-to-Tri and experienced athletes, giving people an opportunity to improve their conditioning for the year ahead. Whether you are doing the Tabeyesco…

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2016 – 2017 Cycling Programme

November 27, 2016 Leave your thoughts

Announcing Piranha Triathlon Club 2016 – 2017 Cycling Programme.  Club cycles on Sundays resume on 20th November at 9am.  There is a 3 Week Induction Course starting on 27th November at 9am.  To download the full Cycling Programme click here.   1.  Cycling Programme Activity When Where From – To 3 Week Cycle Induction Course Sundays @ 9.00am (1 Hour)…

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