We are proud presenters of the 20x20 campaign

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.


20×20 is an all-inclusive movement to shift Ireland’s cultural perception of women’s sport by 2020 with:

• a 20% increase in media coverage of women in sport
• a 20% increase in female participation at all levels of sport
• a 20% increase in attendance at women’s games and events

Everyone can help accelerate progress in this country by pledging to do just one small thing to help start this giant shift for female sport. Whether you’re a teacher who can help create greater parity and opportunities for girls, a journalist who can help increase visibility of female athletes and competitions, a parent who can attend a match or a person who can simply encourage a young woman to get involved in sport, we need you to show your stripes because if she can’t see it, she can’t be it.

Outstanding 2018 for Martina McMahon

Limerick's Martina McMahon recently completed the most sensational year in GAA Handball history for any Irish player, male or female. Along with captaining the Irish Ladies' team, in 2018 McMahon won all three major titles in Ireland across the three codes of Handball...

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Women Shine at Athletics Awards

Female athletics athletes enjoyed a sensational 2018 at international level and these achievement were recognised at the Irish Life Health National Athletics Awards. Sommer Lecky (Finn Valley) was named U20 Athlete of year. She soared to a sensational silver medal in...

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First Professional Contracts for Ireland Women Cricketers

A select number of players on the Ireland Women's Senior Cricket Squad will be the first to be offered professional contracts. On 12 December 2018, a recommendation was approved by the Board of Cricket Ireland to begin offering part-time contracts to  female athletes....

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