We would like to wish all our readers and contributors a merry Christmas and a happy 2017. We want to thank all the karate clubs and associations who contributed to our website in 2016 and hope to receive your news and events for publication in
Seven hundred entries and yet it ran without a hitch, this will be the legacy of the largest ever Karate Ireland Championships, the 2016 edition of the single most popular Karate competition in Ireland.
2016 saw the publication of another “Irish” karate book; Karate Clever. This new publication is Scott Langley’s sequel to Karate Stupid. Scott was kind enough to send us a short article about his very interesting new book.
As we are approaching the festive season, we decided to mention a few books written about Irish Karate. This week, Seamus O’Dowd,’s Book A Karate Story. Seamus O’Dowd, a well-known and respected Shotokan exponent, published an autobiography in early 2016 based on his karate experiences
Three representatives of White Tiger Martial Arts travelled to Okinawa, Japan for training and for two of them, to take on the challenge of black belt examinations. Martin O’Malley, Michael O’Neill and Simon Talbot made the journey where they had the opportunity to spend a
Hanshi Tomasz Piotrkowicz 8th dan will conduct karate and kobudo seminar in Ireland this Sunday. The event is organized by Fudokan Shotokan Karate Academy of Ireland. If you are interested please call +353 87 766 3971 or send email: firstname.lastname@example.org
With over 150 attendees at the first national squad training for Karate Ireland, there is a huge pool of talented Karate-ka to choose the Irish National Karate Team from. Drum Community Centre, just outside Athlone in Co. Westmeath was heaving with Karate-ka of all ages
The Annual Open National Championships will be hosted by Karate Ireland on the 27th of November this year in the National Basketball Arena. Of course the competition will feature divisions for individuals and teams, but Karate Ireland believes in being as inclusive as possible so,
With over 300 entries ranging from under 8’s to veterans, the first round of the Karate Ireland national team selection process was a resounding success. Hosted in Carlow CBS on Sunday 18th of September this event kicked off the process of identifying Ireland’s most talented
We would like to thank all the clubs and associations who send us articles and information on a regular basis for their support and remind all karate clubs, associations and karatekas in Ireland about our website. Ireland Karate News is a voluntary project set up mainly
Martin O’Malley from White Tiger Martial Arts made his now annual trip to Großefehn, Ostfriesland where he presented a two day seminar on Okinawan Karate and Kobujutsu at the Kodokan Matsubayashi-ryu Dojo of Heinz Teßner.
World Shotokan Karate Do Ireland is organising a seminar with Hitoshi Kasuya 8th Dan on Friday 17th, 18th and 19th of June in Terenure, and Firhouse, Dublin.