NEWS

Euro Excitement On Campus

There was a great sense of shared purpose and excitement at the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus this morning as six of our sporting bodies came together to announce their plans and hopes for the European Championships taking place in Glasgow and Berlin between...

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Athletics Glory Running Deep

This day last week we wrote about the record-breaking achievements of young Irish athletes at the U18 European Championships. Seven days on and we can say the same of the next level up having secured a best-ever performance at the World U20 Championships in Finland....

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Rowers Add to Medal Rush

Irish rowers Paul and Gary O’Donovan won gold in the final of the men’s lightweight double sculls at World Rowing Cup III in Lucerne, Switzerland at the weekend while teammate Sanita Puspure added to Ireland's recent medal rush on the global stage taking silver in the...

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Young Irish Athletes Set New Standard

Irish athletics celebrated its best ever performance at a major championship over the weekend with three gold medals and one silver lifting us to seventh place overall on the Medals Table at the European U18 Championships in Hungary. Gold medals for Sarah Healy in the...

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Gymnastics Strikes World Gold

Ireland scored its best ever performance on the International Gymnastics stage this weekend with Andrew Smith, Adam Steele and Rhys McClenaghan qualifying for no fewer than 6 apparatus finals at the 2018 World Challenge Cup in Mersin, Turkey. The highlight was Rhys...

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OCI Provides €200,000 in Funding Grants

The Olympic Council of Ireland is to make €200,000 of funding grants available across 16 sports to assist with Olympic focused projects. The grants are being made available to member National Governing Bodies with €20,000 going to Boxing, Cycling, Horse Sport, Rowing,...

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Powering the Future for Women in Sport

Meetings of influencers looking to contribute ideas on the next stage of development for Women in Sport in Ireland have been taking place across the country over the past few weeks. The National Indoor Arena at the National Sports Campus was the first venue for around...

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Government Confirms Commitment to Sport

The Government has published the specific elements relating to Sport as part of the Project Ireland 2040 review of Capital Spending Projects. The programme outlines an expected spend of €200 Million between 2018 and 2021 with further expansion over the period of 2022...

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Federation Signs Teamer Deal

Teamer, the leading sports technology company for amateur sport, has today announced a 3 year partnership with the Federation of Irish Sport as the preferred supplier of team, club and league management software to National Governing Bodies in Ireland. The partnership...

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Sport Ireland Hails Work of LSP’s

Sport Ireland has published the 11th annual Sport Ireland Strategic, Planning, Evaluation and Knowledge (SPEAK) Report on the national network of Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs). The publication was preceded by meetings in Athlone and Portlaoise this week where...

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Gymnastics Putting on a Show to Celebrate

It is great to see our member organisations not only putting on great events but also sharing them for others to see. Gymnastics Ireland’s headline participation event - ‘The Floor’, took place for the third consecutive year on Sunday 3rd June in the National Indoor...

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The Value of Sport

As part of the 2018 Federation of Irish Sport Conference in Trinity College Dublin, CEO Mary O'Connor gave a presentation concerning a substantial survey of our members, the full detail of which we will be unveiling over the coming months. In terms of what information...

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