Titan Experience Pulse Port Beach Triathlon, which is happening this year on the 17th September 2016, is a race hosted by Pulse Triathlon Club.
What's so great about this half-Iron distance triathlon?Dublin Ironman 70. 3 happens at the ideal time in the triathlon season, which runs from April to September.
A (Half) Ironman vet talks about triathlons, jellyfish, micropigs and answers listeners’ queries | Pat Kenny Show
Ironman racingI completed Ironman 70. 3 Dublin at the weekend - you can read my race report here - and Pat Kenny asked me about my experience on his show this week.
Dublin Ironman 70.3 is coming up: two weeks to go and competitors are training hard | East Coast Radio
Dublin Ironman 70. 3 is taking place on Sunday 14th August, and I'll be there, taking part. I did the race last year, and it was the highlight of my season.
I'm having a deliberately quiet triathlon season. This is my last year in my current five-year-bracket age group. Next year is my first year in a new age group.
Much as I love training for triathlons, I've discovered that if I don't have a race on the horizon, it's just too easy for the training to lapse.
I did my first triathlon of the season recently, at Lough Cutra Castle, one of a very special series of triathlons that are run in the UK and Ireland: they are all based at a castle, giving each event ..
More on brachycephalic dogs: Why don’t we see it as cruelty to allow them to be born this way? | Pat Kenny Show
In this week’s podcast, the main topic of discussion was an ongoing theme for me at the moment: Pugs and other short-nosed dogs that have such severe breathing difficulties that they need surger ..
Should vets be banned from using homeoeopathy? | The Telegraph
Homoeopathy hit the headlines last week when Prince Charles told how he uses it on his farm “to reduce antibiotic usage” I’ve always been curious about homoeopathy: as a young vet, I ..
For those of you new here, I occasionally add to my animal-based posts by writing on triathlon-related themes.
What lies ahead for animal welfare in Ireland?Next week, the Irish public go to the polls to elect a new government.
Pete enjoyed his vegan month: to find out more about how it went for him, read this interview on the Veganuary website.
The BBC Radio 4 programme: should something be done about vets exploiting owners’ emotions? | Vet Help Direct
Yesterday the BBC's Today programme weighed in to the debate on vets' fees. One of the presenters, Evan Davis, brought his whippet, Mr Whippy, into the studio, and a discussion on vets’ fees followed.
More discussion of veganism & Veganuary | Pat Kenny Show
On this week's Pat Kenny Show vet spot, first I discussed my experiences of veganism in Veganuary. Pat asked some challenging questions - difficult enough to answer quickly on live national radio.
Vet Futures: what’s the prognosis for the veterinary profession? | The Telegraph
The Vet Futures project aims to help to direct the future of the veterinary profession.
In the UK, when is a “veterinary nurse” not a veterinary nurse? | Vet Help Direct
When is a veterinary nurse not a veterinary nurse?The blog was written for the UK situation where veterinary nurses are actively campaigning for change. The situation in Ireland is far better.
A pet myth is a commonly held view about pet care that is untrue. Joanna Paul, an Australian vet who writes an excellent blog at CreatureClinic.
Christmas presents for pets and owners? Why not? This week Ireland AM featured a woman who spent €7000 on her new dog, between purchase price of pup and a range of pet accessories including a doggy ..