Could Ireland’s Fittest Family come from Clare?

Could Ireland’s Fittest Family come from Clare?


Derval O’Rourke, Donncha O’Callaghan, Anna Geary and Davy Fitzgerald

Ireland’s Fittest Family is back! Have you and your family got what it takes to win?

The competition reality show sees families from all over the country compete against each other for the chance to win €15,000 and the title of ‘Ireland’s Fittest Family’.

The families will be mentored by a panel of respected coaches, Davy Fitzgerald, Derval O’Rourke, Anna Geary and Donncha O’Callaghan.

The show is back for its seventh series and the producers are currently looking for families for the brand new series.

Over the last six years two families from Clare have taken part in the competition.

The McCarthys from Inagh came second in Season 4 and two years ago, the Guilfoyles from Ennis made it to the Quarter-finals stage. Is the Clare a family who can fo all the way this year?

The producers are searching the country to find the fittest, fastest, strongest families to enter Ireland’s most extreme fitness competition.

If you and your family are interested in taking on the challenge you can apply here.

* Minimum age is 14 years old on 01 June 2019

* Each family will be comprised of four immediate members – e.g. Grandparents/ Parents/ Children/ Step-Children

* Series will be shot July – September 2019

If you have any questions you can email – or call the production team on (01) 531 3933.


The McCarthy family from Clare took part in the show previously
Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.