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The Passion 

An amateur endurance athlete Joanne has raced at all distances and levels of triathlon since dipping her toes into the sport in 2009, she has completed the New York Marathon on two occasions and the 6k Warrior Swim in Sligo.


She is co-founder and captain of the Galway Baybes endurance female cycling team who hold the Irish Record for the 2,250k Race Around Ireland (2017) and the Race Record for the Donegal Ultra 555k (2018). The Galway Baybes won the Outsider Magazine Audience Choice Award in 2018 for their Race Around Ireland performance.


Joanne took to the sea in the Summer of 2020 during the pandemic and completed a winter of daily sea swimming in skins from November to March covering over 30km of sea swimming in Galway Bay as part of a Walrus Winter Swimming Challenge. 

In addition to this Joanne, in partnership with triathlon coach Oliver Harkin and Team RWB set up a weekly Monday Social Spin on Zwift which has seen hundreds of keen cyclists and triathletes from across Ireland and beyond enjoy an hour of turbo training, chat and connection every Monday night since October 2020. 

The Voice 

Joanne Murphy is the voice behind Tri Talking Sport.  An accomplished event MC, live presenter and international sports announcer working with brands and events across a wide range of sectors. She is the host of the sports podcast 'Tri Talking Sport' launched in May of 2019. 


 Joanne provides MC services for a variety of sports events, expos, gala dinners, awards ceremonies, fashion shows, business lunches, fundraising events, seminars and conferences.  In recent times her focus has shifted to hosting online events and webinars for a variety of clients. 


Complementing her presenting career, she specialises in event management, PR and marketing of sporting events.


Joanne also designs, delivers and hosts a number of motivational webinars and events featuring keynote speakers from across a wide range of sporting and business sectors.

The Influence 

A keen advocate for Women in Sport and Women in Business Joanne is one of four Global Ambassadors for the IRONMAN Foundation’s Women for Tri Initiative and is the most recent past President of the Business and Professional Women’s Club, (BPW) Galway. Joanne is currently the National Vice President of BPW Ireland. 


Joanne has delivered keynote presentations on her role as a female in sport and business to a diverse range of audiences. 

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