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Opening Ceremony Launch at King John’s Castle

Opening Ceremony Launch at King John’s Castle

 King John’s Castle, Limerick will be a hive of activity on the evening of Wednesday July 13th as Shannon Heritage in association with Pentathlon Ireland host the Opening Ceremony of the UIPM Youth A World Championships taking place at the University of Limerick from the 14th – 18th of July. This Pentathlon event will welcome […]

Irish Pentathletes Headed to RIO 2016

Irish Pentathletes Headed to RIO 2016

Pentathlon Ireland and the Irish Olympic Council are pleased to announce that the team headed to the Olympic games in Rio will include two Irish Pentathletes. Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Natalya Coyle have both received their official invites to represent Ireland at the XXXI Summer Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug 5-21, 2016. This […]

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Sponsor Olympic Success

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World Tetrathlon Championships bound for Limerick in July

World Tetrathlon Championships bound for Limerick in July

Wednesday, May 25 2016:   Limerick’s status as a world class sporting destination will be raised internationally in July as future Olympians descend on the city for the UIPM World Youth A Tetrathlon Championships. The hosting of the event in Limerick, which was launched today at King John’s Castle by Mayor Liam Gavin, will bring the […]

Comdt John Ledingham welcomed as new President of Pentathlon Ireland

Comdt John Ledingham welcomed as new President of Pentathlon Ireland

Pentathlon Ireland are delighted and honoured to welcome Comdt John Ledingham as the new President of the association. John has competed successfully at the highest level of show jumping in the 1988 Olympic Games, and in six World & European Championships. Since retiring as a rider he has continued his involvement in coaching and management […]

GOLDEN VICTORY FOR ARTHUR IN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

GOLDEN VICTORY FOR ARTHUR IN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe is the new European Modern Pentathlon Champion in a historic day for Irish Sport in Bath. Arthur becomes the first ever Irish pentathlete to win gold and sealed his place in the 2016 Olympic Games in the process.   Arthur put in an outstanding performance in all disciplines, his swim of 2:02.49 put […]

IRISH PAIR QUALIFY FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS

IRISH PAIR QUALIFY FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS

Irish pentathletes Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe and Natalya Coyle moved one step closer to Olympic qualification as they came through the semi-finals of the European Championships this week to take their place in the weekend finals.   Arthur finished 4th in his qualifier on Thursday to comfortably move to the next stage and is excited for […]

IRELAND EYE RIO QUALIFICATION AT EUROS

IRELAND EYE RIO QUALIFICATION AT EUROS

Eight athletes will represent Ireland at the Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Bath this week.   There are direct spots for the Olympic Games in Rio next year available for both the top eight male and female athletes.  2012 Olympians Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan-O’ Keeffe, in particular, will have their eyes set firmly on […]