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Would You Prefer A Finisher Medal Or A Decent Photo For Your Wall?

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How to Lose 100 Page Likes on Facebook

Recently, I’ve been indulging my narcissistic tendencies and conducting an experiment to see if the world thinks I am as fascinating and interesting as I like to think I am. Well, the results are in! I’m not! I’ve compiled this … Continue reading

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12 Reasons to Sleep on the Floor (pillowless)

I started doing this a couple of years back on account of suffering a neck injury as well as increased back pain in direct parallel to the increased amount of time I spent hunched in front of my computer like … Continue reading

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Couch to 36 Miles in 3 Weeks with The Peyton Method :-)

I ran a marathon last week in 5 hours and 7 mins as part of the director’s run at one of Achill Running’s events with only 2 x 2 mile training runs in the week leading up to it.  I … Continue reading

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Pillow Talk at Achill Running’s August Event 2017

My legs a bit wobbly from running my first ever marathon the day before, without training I might add (blog post on this coming soon), I decide to double gun it and use two cameras to take photos of this … Continue reading

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Sexy, Sexy, Sexy and Wild at the Achill Marathon 2017 (July)

You like sexy, don’t you? Well, let me tell you, dear reader, that I had the sexiest time of my life in Achill at the weekend. No bull. No horns. Just sexy in the most psychologically mind glowingly amazing way … Continue reading

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24 Hours on the Run at the Belfast 24 Hour World Championships

The intense excitement of a child going to Disneyland is what I feel when hurtling through time and space towards Belfast. (BELFAST 24 ALBUMS ARE HERE #1, #2.1, #2.2, #3, #4, #5, #6 )

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The COW-boy ‘tographer Shoots Gaelforce West 2017

Ye haw! After a 7am in the mornin’ hike up the misty holy mountain known as Croagh Patrick, I set me down and wait for the participants to arrive. (All photos here over the next few days). I got ma … Continue reading

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Tri of the Tiger at the Lough Cutra Triathlon 2017

Locked and loaded minutes before the winning triathlete reaches the 70km mark (where I’m positioned for today’s photographic extravaganza), I decide to blast out Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger and put it on repeat because, well, it’s a gosh darned … Continue reading

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One for the Family at the Lakes of Killarney Marathon 2017

A car exploding into flame on my route down to Kerry for the Lakes of Killarney Marathon 2017 meant that traffic on the motorway was halted for about half an hour. It always hits me as strange how there’s a … Continue reading

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