THE VOICE OF IRISH SPORT

The Federation of Irish Sport is the representative organisation for the National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) and Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) in Ireland. Our membership consists of over 100 NGBs and LSPs from every corner of the country.

RAISING AWARENESS

Our vision is to provide a dynamic and effective voice for Irish sport, promoting the value of sport to Ireland while providing outstanding representation and services to members.

SPORT MATTERS

As governing bodies, our members’ priorities lie with their sport. Therefore, our job is to communicate their views regarding the benefits of sport in areas such as personal health/wellbeing, the economy and society as a whole.

UPCOMING

The Federation of Irish Sport is hosting its sixth Annual Conference on May 31st. This year’s event will be hosted in The Edmund Burke Theatre – Trinity College, with the theme  ‘Sport: The New Zealand Way. Grassroots to Greats – What can Ireland learn?’.
The event aims to give an opportunity for National Governing Bodies of Sport, the Local Sports Partnerships, government representatives, high performance coaches, community sport leaders and representatives of different businesses investing in Irish sport to share ideas, learn from expert panels, network, meet industry experts and engage in lively debate.

OUR ROLE

The Federation of Irish Sport is the representative organisation for the National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) and Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) in Ireland. Our membership consists of over 100 NGBs and LSPs from every corner of the country.
Our vision is to provide a dynamic and effective voice for Irish sport, promoting the value of sport to Ireland while providing outstanding representation and services to members. As governing bodies, our members’ priorities lie with their sport. Therefore, our job is to communicate their views regarding the benefits of sport in areas such as personal health/wellbeing, the economy and society as a whole.

We are “The Voice of Irish Sport”.

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Cricket’s Winning Ways

Ireland's Cricketers may not have won their first ever Test match at Malahide, but in every other way, it has been a tremendous success for Federation member Cricket Ireland. After the tribulations of a day lost to wind and rain on Friday, history was made in front of...

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Conference update: See our speaker Geoff Barry’s biography

Geoff Barry , General Manager, Community Sport, New Zealand Geoff came to Sport NZ in late 2012, after three years as chief executive of the Canterbury West Coast Sports Trust. Previous to that he had been chief executive of Surf Life Saving New Zealand for nine...

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