Moire O'Sullivan


Moire O'Sullivan is a mountain runner, adventure racer, author and mum.

In 2009, she became the first person to complete Ireland's Wicklow Round. She subsequently wrote the inspirational mountain-running book, Mud, Sweat and Tears.

In between having her children, Moire won Ireland's National Adventure Racing Series in 2014, 2016 and 2017, a story captured in the book Bump, Bike and Baby.

Moire previously worked for international aid agencies throughout Africa and South-East Asia. During a stint in Vietnam, she welcomed into her home a dog named Tom, the subject of her latest book, The Hound from Hanoi.

Moire now lives in Rostrevor, Northern Ireland, at the foot of the Mourne Mountains.

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Mud, Sweat and Tears - an Irish Woman’s Journey of Self-Discovery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,350. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
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In July 2008, Moire O'Sullivan made a solo attempt of the Wicklow Round, a gruelling run spanning 100 kilometres over 26 of Ireland’s remotest mountains. Mud, Sweat and Tears tells one woman’s story about her passion for mountain running, a passion that has brought her to the heights of some of Ireland’s most impressive mountains and to the depths of her own human limitations.

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