Proud presenter of 20X20

20×20 is about creating a cultural shift in our perception of girls and women in sport. By increasing visibility of women’s sport it will become a greater part of who we are and what we follow.

Our Vision

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.

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”.

20×20 is a new campaign aimed at creating a measurable cultural shift in the presentation and perception of Women’s sport in Ireland.

It is a broad-based approach with three key metrics in mind to boost media coverage, attendance at key events and participation each by 20 per cent between now and 2020.

We are proud presenters of the 20x20 campaign

LATEST NEWS

TG4 announce Media Partnership with 20×20

National Irish Language broadcaster TG4 is delighted to announce that it has come on board as a Media Partner for the 20x20 Women in Sport initiative. The announcement was made live, during the broadcasting of the All Ireland Ladies Football Club Finals on TG4 this...

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Meany and Murphy Named as European New Leaders

Two Irish sports professionals, Olympian and Get Ireland Swimming National Co-Ordinator Grainne Murphy and Conor Meany (Basketball Ireland) were selected for the New Leaders Sport Leadership Education Programme. The pair were selected following a European application...

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Hurling and Camogie Granted World Heritage Recognition

The Federation is delighted to hear the news that hurling and Camogie have been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. At a meeting of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible...

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TG4 announce Media Partnership with 20×20

National Irish Language broadcaster TG4 is delighted to announce that it has come on board as a Media Partner for the 20x20 Women in Sport initiative. The announcement was made live, during the broadcasting of the All Ireland Ladies Football Club Finals on TG4 this...

read more

Meany and Murphy Named as European New Leaders

Two Irish sports professionals, Olympian and Get Ireland Swimming National Co-Ordinator Grainne Murphy and Conor Meany (Basketball Ireland) were selected for the New Leaders Sport Leadership Education Programme. The pair were selected following a European application...

read more

Hurling and Camogie Granted World Heritage Recognition

The Federation is delighted to hear the news that hurling and Camogie have been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. At a meeting of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible...

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A Charter for Disability Sport

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, today launched Ireland’s first ever Sport Inclusion Disability Charter. The Federation of Irish Sport, the FAI and Kildare LSP were among the first organisations to sign up to the charter.

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