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Scully Looking Forward to Home Comforts

Irish Paralympian, James Scully, is looking forward to competing for his country in his home pool for the first time ever when he steps onto the starting blocks at the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships next week. James will be one of the first...

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Barr Strikes Bronze as Wonder Week Continues

Thomas Barr created history by winning a brilliant bronze medal in the 400m hurdles in 48.31 seconds at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin last night. Barr became the first Irish male sprinter to win an outdoor European medal in the 84-year history of the...

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Gymnastics Aiming for Gold

Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan has qualified in 1st place for the pommel horse final at the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow. His score of 15.266 is a personal best and he will now compete in the finals this Sunday 12th August at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. The...

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Hockey Sets Nation Alight

What an incredible evening it was as Ireland secured a place in the Women’s Hockey World Cup after a shoot out win over India in London. Everyone at the Federation and across the whole of Irish sport offers heartfelt congratulations to Graham Shaw’s side, to captain...

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An Taoiseach Salutes Para Swimmers

The World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships have been officially launched at Government Buildings with An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar playing host to Irish Para Athletes, Ailbhe Kelly and Patrick Flanagan. Councillor Nial Ring, Lord Mayor of Dublin was also in...

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Hockey Reaches New Heights

Congratulations to the Irish Women's Hockey team who have qualified with a game to spare for the Quarter Finals of the Women's World Cup in London. Wins over the USA and India, whose combined population is over 2 billion, have propelled the team into the last eight...

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Federation AGM at Sport HQ

Following the publication of the new National Sports Strategy, the Federation held its Annual General Meeting at Sport HQ. There was a strong turn out of members to review the year gone by and also to talk of the future now that the National Policy on Sport has been...

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Federation Welcomes National Sports Policy

The Federation of Irish Sport is delighted to welcome the publication of Ireland’s first National Sports Policy which sets out the Government’s roadmap for the development of Irish sport over the next ten years from 2018 to 2027. We are pleased that the Policy...

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Launch of National Sports Policy

The Government has published its National Policy on Sport which sets a blueprint for what we can aspire to, what we can expect and what we can focus on as those responsible for delivering sport in its many forms over the next decade. It is a long and detailed paper,...

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July 2018 LSP Round Up

The Federation of Irish Sport is made up of National Governing Bodies of sport as well as the 26 Local Sports Partnerships that operate around the country working with Local authorities to implement a wide variety of sporting programmes. Starting this month we will...

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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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