Author: Martin S

Modern Pentathalon Makes Paper

Great spread in the Irish Times on Natalya Coyle pentathlete and one of our Olympic hopefuls, who trains occassionaly at our club. I love the idea of the modern pentathalon; running, swimming, riding, fencing and shooting. Obviously, I fence, and…

Diamond Sharp Fencing

It’s always surprising to find out who is a fencer in their spare time. The latest celebrity to be un-masked (so to speak) is Neil Diamond who, according to this article in the Irish Times, was quite a handy fencer…

Franco-Irish Fencing

While Franco-Irish relations may be as tense as DSK’s court appearances at the moment, what with arguments over corporation tax and what not, I’m glad to be able to announce that our favourite fencing French man, Yves Carnac, placed a…

Dancing and Fencing

I took a family dance workshop the other day with the wife and child as part of the Dublin Dance Festival.  I used to do a lot of dancing, from traditional to classical, but, like a lot of things, I…

Pembroke Summer Fencing League 2011

Doesn’t time fly? It’s time again for the Pembroke Summer League. Well, leagues, as there are separate foil and épée leagues on Tuesdays and Thursdays respectively. For those who have not taken part before the summer leagues are run over…