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INTERVIEW: Fiona Coghlan – Irish Rugby

INTERVIEW: Fiona Coghlan – Irish Rugby

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  In the second installment of our Athlete interviews, the Federation caught up with the Ireland Woman’s Rugby Captain Fiona Coghlan. With Ireland’s opening World Cup match in Paris just around the corner, Fiona talked prized possessions, sporting heroes and holiday destinations!   Q1. What is a typical training week like for you when you [...]

Paschal Donohoe TD unveiled as new Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport

Paschal Donohoe TD unveiled as new Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport

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It has been announced that Mr. Paschal Donohoe, T.D. has been chosen as the new Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport. By doing so, he replaces Mr. Leo Varadkar who has moved to the position of Health Minister. Prior to the announcement, Mr. Donohoe was appointed Minister of State for European Affairs at the Dept of the [...]

Work to start on National High Performance Centre for Athletes

Work to start on National High Performance Centre for Athletes

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  Work will start on a national High Performance Centre at the Irish Institute of Sport after Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar signed off on the project today.   The Centre will provide training, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning facilities for athletes in a new extension at the existing Irish Institute of [...]

FIS Annual Conference Feedback

FIS Annual Conference Feedback

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Federation of Irish Sport Annual Conference 2014 – Feedback The Federation of Irish Sport held its second annual conference back in May at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin. The theme of the conference was Shaping Sports Future with Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Mr Leo Varadkar the keynote speaker. The conference was generally felt [...]

Featured Event: Special Olympics in Limerick

Featured Event: Special Olympics in Limerick

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Featured Event: Special Olympics Ireland Games 2014 “LET ME WIN BUT IF I CANNOT WIN LET ME BE BRAVE IN THE ATTEMPT” -Athlete Oath Location: Limerick, Clare & Tipperary. DATE: Thursday 12th – Sunday 15th June 2014 PARTICIPATING TEAMS/ATHLETES/SPORTS: 1,500 athletes took part in 14 olympic type sports over the entire weekend.  There was a [...]

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