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Cork SportsAbility Day 2019

Cork SportsAbility Day 2019

Mardyke Arena

Saturday April 6th 2019



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Official Launch of Cork SportsAbility Day 2019

Cork SportsAbility Day was held in the UCC Mardyke Arena, on Saturday April 6th 2019.

The aim of Cork SportsAbility Day is to increase awareness of sport and physical activity for people of all abilities in Cork, and a key theme of Saturday's event was 'Find Your Activity'. 

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Your Voice in Sport Seminar


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Seminar Panel (L to R): Mary O'Connor, Jordan Lee, Mary Fitzgerald, Eileen Simpson and Martin Kilbane


A key feature of yesterday's event was the Your Voice in Sport - SportsAbility Seminar, which was chaired by Mary O'Connor, with speakers; Jordan Lee, Mary Fitzgerald, Eileen Simpson and Martin Kilbane. The full seminar can be seen below. The seminar was signed throughout and, hopefully the video captured this adequately.

Your Voice in Sport - SportsAbility Seminar 2019



Mary Fitzgerald Seminar Excerpt


Jordan Lee Seminar Excerpt

Jordan Lee, Killarney Valley AC, International Basketballer, High Jumper and 2018 T47 European Championship High Jump Bronze Medalist

Coaches, Educators, Influencers of any sort - If you are trying to motivate any young person, whether in sport, or any walk of life, listen to this inspirational 18 years old young man ...and share it with your pupils/athletes/whatever. I think they'll be moved by him!


Move a Mile Challenge

The SportsAbility Day concluded with the Move a Mile Challenge, which was open to all ages and abilities, who wanted to run, walk or run a mile on the world-famous Sonia O'Sullivan Track. Below are some scenes from the Move a Mile Challenge


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Move a Mile Challenge 2019


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Move a Mile Challenge 2019


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Cork SportsAbility Day Poster 2019


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Cork SportsAbility Day Schedule 2019


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