Posts Tagged ‘ Balbriggan ’

Bokwa – Ireland’s Newest Fitness Craze

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Bokwa is a new group fitness programme that is steadily gaining in popularity both globally and in Ireland.

Bokwa was invented by Paul Mavi in 2000.   Paul, a South African and leading fitness instructor based in California, developed the classes over an 8 year period. He then partnered with Johann Verheem to bring it to a global audience in 2012. The Bokwa trademark is made up of ‘Bo’ from ‘Boxing’ and ‘Kwa’ from ‘Kwaito’, a 1990s South African music genre. Continue reading

News In Brief – Reilly Plans Free GP Care As Hotel Cancels Beauty Pageant

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Remember last week when Bob Geldof was off to space? If only every week was like that the world would be a happier place*. Instead we’ve got protestors and pageants.

What’s the difference between a blobfish (last week’s winner of World’s Ugliest Animal) and the Minister for Health? One understands the intricacies of government spending and the healthcare needs of the country, the other doesn’t. NIB will let you come to your own conclusion which is which . . . James Reilly meanwhile has told Sean O’Rourke on RTE how he plans to bring in free GP care for all Irish citizens and more freebies for kids! Hurrah! But how Mr Reilly? We haven’t got any cash. Ah. Well, it might be slightly ’ambitious’ he told Sean, but sure feck it anyway, it’ll be a bit of craic. Continue reading