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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...

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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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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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Basketball’s Teaching Potential

The National Basketball Arena was the focus of all of the action for the 2018 Dublin Primary Schools’ Mini Basketball League finals this week, as over 1,000 children took to the court for a big festival of basketball.

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Kellie’s Simply Champion

Team Ireland arrived home from the 10th World Elite Women’s Championships in New Delhi, India yesterday to a hero's welcome. Kellie Harrington claimed lightweight gold at the tournament after topping the 60kg podium following five wins in eight days at the Indira...

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Gymnastics Ireland’s year of Celebration

Gymnastics Ireland's annual gala awards night took place on Saturday night in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin. 200 guests took to the red carpet for the JLT Gymnastics Ireland National Awards for a night that saw 29 recipients being honoured at this celebration of...

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Launch of new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF)

Statement in relation to the launch of new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund as announced by The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D. Applications are being invited for...

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Keeping Up With the National Policy on Sport

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport were present at the Oireachtas Joint Committee on their areas of Government earlier in the week and put the sporting world on notice that the Government's Large Scale...

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Ireland to Host Euro 2020 Cross Country

Athletics Ireland has secured the hosting of the European Cross Country Championships for the second time. Members of the bid committee presented to the European Athletics Council in Budapest and emerged as winners. The European Cross Country Championships will take...

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Turkish Delight for Hockey

Congratulations to Hockey Ireland who have secured the support of Turkish Airlines for the Men's team heading out to the World Cup in India next month. Here are some of the other commercial partnerships signed by Irish sporting bodies in recent weeks... Well done to...

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