DCT News

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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April 13, 2018 Leave your thoughts

DCT has been the winner of Triathlon Ireland’s prestigious Race of the Year prize five out of the past six years, highlighting that we run one of the best value, friendliest and most fun races you’ll do anywhere this year. The 2018 event will take place on Saturday, September 8 in and around the Phoenix Park – just a short…

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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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