REPs Ireland is delighted to bring registered members an informative 3 part webinar series over the next 3 months. This series has been kindly sponsored by the National Dairy Council and has invited 3 different speakers to discuss all things nutrition. Below is further details:


Webinar 1: Friday 27th of August @12pm – Kate McDaid 

Sustainable Performance; Supporting your clients with Kate McDaid 

Kate McDaid is a health and performance nutritionist and founder of NutriKate, a high-performance nutrition consultancy based in Dublin. Kate completed a masters in Sport and Exercise Nutrition at Loughborough University, after establishing a passion for nutrition through her love of sport, having competed for Ireland in basketball. Kate and her teamwork with an array of clients; athletes, teams, corporates and individuals looking to improve their health, performance or body composition through nutrition workshops, seminars and individual support. Clients include; Dublin GAA, Motorsport Ireland, Trinity College Dublin, Maynooth University, Avolon, Brewin Dolphin, Littlewoods Ireland to name but a few. Kate and her team strive to cut through the nonsense and deliver advice and content that holds truth, practicality and is backed by the latest scientific research. Kate was recognised as one to watch in Sport for Business’ 30 under 30 in 2020.

Kate’s talk will look at sustainable eating and what does ‘going plant-based’ really look like. Kate will also speak about supporting your client’s health and ensuring their energy demands are being met. The session will be informative and insightful with a Q&A at the end.

Webinar 2: Friday 24th September @3pm – Ciara McNulty 

How to Fuel an Active Lifestyle with Ciara McNulty 

Ciara McNulty is a registered dietitian and sports nutritionist. A wellness advocate with a passion for creating & sharing nutrition advice and recipes, lifestyle inspiration and fitness related content. Ciara’s goals are to support individuals in reaching and maintaining healthy lifestyles whether that includes adequately fuelling an active lifestyle, combating gut issues, brainstorming recipe ideas or education around food sources of vitamins and minerals.

Ciara’s’ talk will be focused on the science behind sports nutrition. It’s crucial that all gym goers have the correct information to help them achieve their performance and aesthetic goals. With one too many diet myths floating around, it’s time to tackle them head on and bring the real science. Ciara will break down lifestyle and nutrition evidence-based information as well as the Olympic Committee recommendations for energy and macronutrients, important micronutrients, hydration, sport supplements and gut health. Lastly Ciara will also shed light on the implications of under-fuelling and how to spot common signs in your clients. Bring a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes.

Webinar 3: Friday 29th of October @12pm – Arthur Dunne 

How to Appraise Nutrition Headlines; Where to Start & How to Respond with Arthur Dunne 

Arthur is a final year PhD scholar co-funded by the IRC and Irish Injured Jockey fund investigating novel strategies to support safe weight management and promote bone health for the safety and well-being of jockeys. A published researcher, he completed an MSc with distinction in Applied Sports Nutrition at St Mary`s University, London where he had received a first-class honours degree as a BSc in Nutrition and Sport Science. Arthur has a wide range of professional, academic and industry-related experience having worked with individual and team-based athletes most notably Leinster Rugby Academy, Cork GAA and Dublin GAA, and Assistant lecturer in Sports Nutrition at Waterford IT.

Arthur’s talk will explore how to evaluate nutrition headlines and their validity. This is a key skill for exercise professionals to have as clients often ask about the latest ‘health trends’ and how effective they are. Arthur will look at how to review information and how to respond to clients. This is set to be a great learning opportunity with some real good take home messages for all.

If you are a REPs Ireland member and would like to register for these webinars please email