DCT News

DCT 2020 opens for entry this week

January 6, 2020 Leave your thoughts
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Enter early to avoid disappointment! Entry for the highly anticipated 2020 edition of the Vodafone Dublin City Triathlon opens at 9.00am on Thursday, 9 January. We expect the race to sell out earlier than usual so the advice is to get signed up as quickly as possible – you’ve all be warned! DCT is the six-time winner of the Triathlon…

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The Sky’s the limit for commentator Dave McIntyre at DCT

August 3, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Newstalk presenter and Sky Sports commentator Dave McIntyre is doing Dublin City Triathlon 2018 to raise funds for the Peter McVerry Trust. DCT will be Dave’s first ever triathlon and he hadn’t even considered zipping up his wetsuit until he was approached about doing the race for charity. “Yeah, I had friends who had done triathlons in the past, my…

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RTÉ’s mum on the run

July 28, 2018 Leave your thoughts

The birth of her first child James in February was the inspiration for RTÉ weather present Louise Heraghty to take the plunge and enter the 2018 Dublin City Triathlon. The 36-year-old from Sligo has never done a triathlon before, but she’s getting ready to swim, cycle and run around the DCT course on Saturday, September 8. Even though she admits that…

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Dublin City Triathlon – A Brief History

August 25, 2017 Leave your thoughts

John Wallnutt, a long-time triathlete, Piranha member and successful DCT race director takes a look back at the storied histories of one of the longest-standing and most popular races on the calendar.   The Early Days The beginnings of Dublin City Triathlon (DCT) can be traced back as far as 1985 when 3 Rock Tri held a race which attracted…

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Leading Triathlete Aileen Backs DCT’s Women-Only Swim Waves

May 7, 2017 Leave your thoughts

By PETER SWEENEY Aileen Flynn is one of Ireland’s leading triathletes and she is currently gearing up for her second Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii in October. But this chartered physiotherapist, who works in the Beacon Hospital, only took up the sport seven years ago after a lifetime playing hockey and the main attraction at the time was the…

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