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Piranha National Series Strategy: Westport (Race 2) Handbook

June 5, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Summer is (allegedly) here and so is the second club race -Westport held on Saturday next –June 9th.  The Olympic distance race is National Series, but there are other races being held on the day including Sprint and Relay. This is a Club Weekend away with the majority of those racing staying in the Harbour Mill Apartments on the Westport…

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Little Sport Bike Shop and Repairs Member Offers

June 1, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Dear Piranhas,   We have been working with Little Sport Bike Shop & Repairs (opposite the footbridge at Fairview Park) to secure a discount and some excellent offers for members. The FREE pre-event bike check and wash may be of particular interest to members taking part in Westport triathlons.   Little Sport Bike Shop will offer Piranhas: – General 10% off…

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Carlow Race Report by Niall O’Flynn

May 30, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Oh Niall, you’re panicking again, aren’t you? That thought is bouncing around my head as I turn to breathe. Warm chlorine-rich water sweeps into my mouth and I start spluttering. I’ve made the attempt without having my arm outstretched, causing my body to sink low enough so my mouth doesn’t clear the water line. I turn my face back down,…

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On the Spot Volunteer Award

May 8, 2019 Leave your thoughts

All Hail Dastardly and Dangerous Dave O’Shea ( he crashes a lot) and Cunning Cathal O’Sullivan for their herculean efforts in organizing last month’s superb spring break in Dungarvan.  Where would the club be without these magnificent men?  Killer gets an honorable mention too for his input and also because he’s in the picture.  Well done lads.

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Piranha Online Store Now Open for Business

March 14, 2019 Leave your thoughts

The Piranha Triathlon Club online store is now open for business.  We’ve partnered with Tribe Clothing Solutions to cater for all of your club gear needs 365 days a year. Please use the following link to access the store: https://www.triathlonirelandstore.com/Piranha-Triathlon-Club-c215.html   Tribe have appointed a customer services rep who will deal with any queries or questions  directly with you. His details…

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Piranha Cycle Skills Sessions – 24th and 31st March

March 2, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Piranha Triathlon Club are keen to increase the cycle skills of our members and to this end are offering a series of training sessions led by Ian Cassidy, the club cycling coach. These are 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 two…

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Winter Cycling 2019 – Block 2

February 15, 2019 Leave your thoughts

The next six week block of Winter Cycle spinning classes will be starting next Wednesday, 20th of February at Andy Kenny Fitness, on Pearse Street.  This time around the classes will last for 90 minutes with the option to leave after 60.  The price this time is €42.  Please use the link below to pay.    

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Piranha Minnows Training Session

February 12, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Piranha Minnows training session   What is it   The club in partnership with TI are organising a training day for children of Piranha club members.   Cool – so what does that mean?   It is for boys and girls aged 5 to 14.  There will be run, bike and transition skills training, with some fun thrown in.   Where and…

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Bike Insurance Discount

January 29, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Dear Piranhas,   Last year,  Triathlon Ireland announced its partnership with Bikmo cycle insurance [hyperlink: https://bikmo.ie/?ref=piranha], giving all TI members a 10% saving on insurance that covers your bikes and kit. This year, Bikmo has agreed to offer Triathlon Ireland affiliated club members an extra 5% discount. Our code to avail of this discount is: PIRANHA As well as giving you extra money…

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Volunteer of the Month – November and December 2018

January 21, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Raise up your glasses to three of the most dedicated members a club could have.  Martina Duignan wins Volunteer of the Month for November, for all the work she put in to the organisation of a super Piranha Memorial Run.  It was a tremendous morning and great fun. Both Adam Goslin and Richie Dooley (Boyzone) take the gong for December…

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