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# Endurance

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# Ernest Shackleton
'It's amazing': Irish excitement as Shackleton’s lost ship Endurance found after 107 years
The wooden ship had not been seen since it went down in the Weddell Sea in 1915.
# Going polar
Expedition bids to locate lost ship of Kildare born polar explorer Ernest Shackleton
The Endurance22 Expedition will leave Cape Town, South Africa, on 5 February and travel to Antarctica.
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Voices
Feeling stressed in the run up to Christmas? Here are some tips to avoid burnout
Between gift shopping and making the perfect dinner, burnout is easily felt this time of year.
# Up and Running
Ethiopian duo Bekele and Dubiso the winners as 20,000 turn out for Dublin Marathon
There were also impressive finishes from Ireland’s Lizzie Lee and Mick Clohisey on Sunday.
# Endurance
Quiz: Can you guess which of these celebrities have completed a triathlon?
We test your knowledge on the well-known personalities who have pushed themselves to the limit.
# Endurance
An Antarctic expedition will try to find Ernest Shackleton's ship
The Kildare-born explorer’s ship sank under the ice in 1915.
# perfect prep
Sanchez flies in late to win Dublin half-marathon, Hehir shows his form by commanding men's race
Catherina McKiernan took another second place in her build-up to next month’s Dublin Marathon.
# shackleton 100
Easter Monday 1916: An Irish-British crew begin one of the greatest boat journeys ever
It was the last throw of the dice for Ernest Shackleton and his men, stranded at the end of the Earth.
# transcontinental
'You have to have a few nuts loose in your head to want to do something like this'
Four years later, Simon Hutchinson doesn’t want to be known for just one epic cycle and he’s lining up a journey across Europe.
# dubinatub
A Dublin man has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro (with a bathtub on his back)
Robbie Dowling says the experience pushed him “to the abyss, and then some”. His next adventure sounds even more daunting…
# daylight fast
"There are some days, it is tough": Irish Muslims reflect after a long mid-summer Ramadan
For the past month, observant Muslims in Ireland have been getting up before 3am and fasting until around 10 at night.
# Take a Break
70-year-old woman finishes 100-mile race with just six seconds to spare
Legend.
# So you just run?
A real life Forrest Gump will finish running the length of Britain today
Sean Conway’s incredible journey ends in Cornwall later.
# Endurance
One of toughest endurance races in the planet took place in Donegal this weekend - here are the best pics
Letterkenny native Sean McFadden was the winner of the men’s race while Waterford’s Diane Behan picked up the women’s title.
# christmas dinner
Here's what Ernest Shackleton and his crew were having for dinner, inching through the ice 100 years ago today...
Jugged hare, anyone?
Voices
Opinion: What’s with all the extreme fitness challenges?
Endurance challenges are becoming more commonplace, but what are we trying to prove?
# filthy gorgeous
41 filthy dirty photos of the gruelling Tough Mudder event at Punchestown this weekend
You’re gonna need a hose-down after looking at these.
# Endurance
What training should you be doing less than one week out from Tough Mudder Ireland?
With just days to go, Pat Divilly is back to help you get those final preparations in.
# fail to prepare...
What training should you be doing less than two weeks out from Tough Mudder Ireland?
We’re only ten days away from the big day so Pat Divilly is here to take you through those final preparations.
# long distance
Caffeine, chaos and effortless power: The science behind Chris Bryan's swimming success
You don’t need to have a degree in sports science to excel in endurance sport, but it helps.
# Brazil
Irish man to run marathon in Amazon to raise money for teacher with cancer
The former teacher of his nephew has been diagnosed with mixed cell lymphoma, a very rare form of cancer, and he’s hoping to help cover the cost of her treatment.
# On track
What training should you be doing three weeks out from Tough Mudder Ireland?
Pat Divilly is back to help you prepare ahead of the event on 4&5 October.
# fail to prepare...
What training should you be doing four weeks out from Tough Mudder Ireland?
Pat Divilly takes us through a step-by-step programme ahead of the event on 4&5 October.
# Interview
‘I lost touch with reality in a big way’ - The Irishmen who played snooker non-stop for 4 days
How two lads from Ennis, County Clare recently broke a Guinness World Record.
# race around ireland
Ireland's toughest ultra-cycle starts today, here's where they're headed
Just in case you fancy lending your support or a bed to the mad men.
# Endurance
'After cycling 1100 miles, what's another 250?' An expert's guide to surviving the Race Around Ireland
Donncha Cuttriss has completed the ultra-cycle three times. Here, he explains how it’s done.
# challenge of a lifetime
250 kilometres in under 24 hours, Ireland's toughest race is back
Organisers of The Race do not expect all of the 100 competitors to complete the challenging yet gruelling course.
# Endurance
Ironman triathlon is coming to Dublin for the first time next year
Leo Varadkar announced today that the world famous endurance race will take place in Ireland in 2015 and 2016.
# Endurance
Galway personal trainer plans world record attempt at first ever Irish Tough Mudder
The world famous obstacle course comes to Dublin in October.
# Endurance
43-year-old Mauritius striker comes off bench to beat Roger Milla age record
Kersley Appou turns 44 on April 24
# Suicide
Irishman to cycle for 30 hours with no sleep for suicide charity
Ricky Geoghegan said he is frustrated at how “useless” he feels about the proliferation of suicide and lack of awareness around it.
# Diana Nyad
Diana Nyad pulled from water during Cuba-US swim
Nyad’s latest attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage has been abandoned.
# feat
Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits
Frenchman Phillippe Croizon braved near-freezing temperatures to swim the 4k stretch that links America and Asia.
# Polar Exploration
Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration
The Australian photographer travelled to Antarctica six times, including as part of the ill-fated Endurance expedition led by Shackleton.
# Endurance
Irish swimmer completes gruelling open water challenge
Steve Redmond completed the challenge of swimming the ‘seven summits of the sea’ in Japan yesterday and will return home to Cork tomorrow.
# Endurance
Tri-Time: Molloy and Campbell impress in Germany
Check in on how Ireland’s triathletes fared in our weekly round-up.
# Endurance
VIDEO: Groupama take Volvo Ocean Race in Galway
The French boat, with Kerryman Damian Foxall on board, ended the eight month race with victory in the west.
# pedal power
Charitable cyclist gears up for Europe's 'toughest endurance road race'
While Tour de France participants put their feet up after a tough day’s slog, Duncan McKenzie will power on into the wee hours of the night and beyond.
# Endurance
35 Marathon Man: Alan Corcoran becomes first to run a lap of Ireland
The 21-year-old has completed his 917-mile roundtrip to raise funds for stroke awareness.
# Endurance
Audi clinches Le Mans 24-Hour title
The victory marks the first occasion in the event’s 79-year history that a team using a hybrid car has claimed the top prize.