Read more › News - 23rd May 2018

parkrun Ireland launches ‘parkwalk’

parkwalk is a parkrun Ireland initiative that aims to help people get involved with their local parkrun as walkers with the support and guidance of Walk Leaders. On Saturday 19 May, Carlow Town parkrun became the first of four parkruns to launch the concept, as co-Event Director Lisa Kennedy explains.    Carlow Town parkrun was proud…

Rainbow parkrun
Read more › News - 1st May 2018

Rainbow parkrun

Earlier this year, the Carlow County Sports Partnership were contacted by Hayley Fox Roberts, who was co-ordinating the LGBTI Voices in Carlow project and Network (led by the Carlow County Development Partnership). So as Event Director of Carlow Town parkrun, I went along to chat with Hayley about doing a Rainbow parkrun.   Some people…

Read more › News - 27th March 2018

Changing my life for the better

I have a condition called Leber Congenital Amaurosis, which means I have been totally blind and I have been since birth. However, I lead a very independent life, and in my opinion being blind from birth makes it easier for me. I try to always have a positive attitude towards my blindness and this gives…