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In the Media

Podcasts, Radio, Publications & Awards

There is nothing better than listening to a podcast whilst out on a walk. We have been delighted to be guests on several podcasts and radio shows including the award winning Walking On Air, which is all about Nordic Walking. When you are back from your walk settle down to read one of the newspaper or magazine  articles we feature in?


Joanne meets with Emma Lynch – The Optimal Performance Coach and tells her about her transition from nursing to Nordic walking instructor on the Finding Your Direction Podcast.

Back on the The Midlife Business Show podcast with other like minded entrepreneurs talking about what we would tell our younger selves.

I was delighted to be a guest on Suzanne Mountain’s podcast, The Midlife Business Show. Listen to here how my hobby became my business.

We were delighted to talk to Mary Tweed on Walking On Air about how we have included Nordic Walking in our tourism business.

Our first ever podcast was with Dylan Power from Get Ireland Walking who gave us the opportunity to talk about the benefits of Nordic Walking and our experience of running Nordic Walking programmes.

Joanne & Tony chat with Graham Coath on Shine a Light about the benefits of Nordic Walking as well as how Capisso bookkeeping services have taken a whole lot of stress out of their lives.


It was absolute pleasure to be interviewed by Dermot Hayes for his Radio Beams show on Raidió Corca Baiscinn and to tell him all about our passion for Nordic Walking.

8000 steps days twice a week. Hear our views on the latest research for improving our health as we chat to Ciaran Halpin on Dublin’s FM 104.


Nordic Walking: How to banish back pain, work 90pc of your muscles and get that running high – without the injury risk

Joanne joins the discussion on the benefits of Nordic Walking.

Nordic Walking to Unite Clare & Ukrainian Communities

Highlighting Nordic fitness Irelands work with the 

Ukrainian Community

Everest challenge has become a ‘circus’, says one of first Irish climbers to reach the summit.

Tony speaks to Lorna Siggins about his thoughts on Everest today.

A great write up in The Clare Champion 30 years after Tony was on the First Irish Everest Expedition

A great write up in the Irish Examiner about the work we did with the Dublin Branch of the Parkinsons Association.

Read all about the Benefits of Nordic Walking in Natural Health Magazine.

Thank you to Linda Sankey, from Get Ireland Walking, for featuring us in her article on Nordic Walking in the Autumn 2021 edition of Irish Mountain Log (page 13) Another great opportunity to spread the word about Nordic Walking.

The feature in Clare Echo gave us the chance to tell the people of Clare all about this amazing activity.

Video's & Webinars

Parkinson's Webinar

We were delighted to be invited by the Dublin branch of the Parkinson’s Association to talk about Nordic Walking to their members via a zoom webinar.

Get Ireland Walking

As part of National Walking Week 2023 Get Ireland Walking joined us in Lisdoonvarna to hear about our Ukrainian Project.   

Prestige Award 2021-2022

Ireland’s Best Fitness Programme

Delighted to win this award which recognises our commitment to customer service with consistent sustainable innovative practices

The Corporate Livewire Prestige Awards recognise small and medium-sized businesses that have proven to be the best in their market over the past 12 months.

All shortlisted companies put forward in the prestige awards are asked to support their nomination with evidence of their work, positive feedback from their clients, information on previous accreditation and recognition as well as highlighting the most outstanding parts of their businesses.

The judging panel base their decisions upon areas such as service excellence, quality of the product/ service provided, innovative practices, value, ethical or sustainable methods of working, as well as consistency in performance.

The winners selected are those who can best demonstrate their strengths in these areas.