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Getting to Know… Lemans Solicitors

As part of a monthly feature, we get to know a little more about the organisations and the individuals that support the work of the Federation. This month it's the turn of Larry Fenelon of Lemans Solicitors, a true man of many sporting interests.   Can you tell us a...

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Irish Rugby Planning to 2023

The Federation is pleased to welcome the publication of a new five-year strategic plan for Irish Rugby, taking the sport through to 2023. There are specific targets in terms of performance which reflect Ireland's strength in the game but also plenty at the structural...

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20X20 Goes Live for Women in Sport

20x20 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...

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JLT Back for Gymnastics Awards

JLT Ireland has signed up for a second year as the headline sponsor for the 2018 National Gymnastics Awards evening on Saturday 17th November. “We are very proud to be back to support the 2018 JLT Gymnastics Ireland National Awards,” said  Amanda Harton a Partner at...

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Federation Welcomes Detail of 2019 Budget

Ministers for Transport, Tourism & Sport Shane Ross and Brendan Griffin have confirmed that the 13% increase in investment in sport outlined in Budget 2019 includes €6.5 million in additional funding for Sport Ireland, €8.8 million for the new Large Scale Sports...

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Swim Silver for Coyne

Dublin’s Niamh Coyne has taken the silver medal in the women’s 100m breaststroke at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games with a time of 1:08.90. Sligo’s Mona McSharry finished just out of the medals in fourth place with a time of 1:08.97. Mona was first to turn...

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Budget Increases Welcomed

Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohue has announced a commitment of €126 million to support a range of sporting initiatives in 2019. This represents an increase of just over €14.69 million on the total investment in sport this year. The...

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September 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. Each month we carry a round-up...

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Celebration of Sport on Campus

Congratulations to everyone who took part in activities surrounding the European Week of Sport over the past seven days and more. The week-long celebration of sport and physical activity culminated in the second Family SportsFest at the Sport Ireland National Indoor...

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Getting to Know… JLT

As part of a new monthly feature, we want to know a little more about the organisations and the individuals that support the work of the Federation. This month we sat down with Amanda Harton, Director of JLT and related to some pretty good Caribbean swimmers...   Can...

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Ireland Score Silver at World Games

The Irish Eventing team have made history today (Monday) by winning the team Silver Medal at the FEI World Equestrian Games in North Carolina, USA, and in the process have qualified for the 2020 Toyko Olympics, while Tipperary’s Padraig McCarthy has completed a...

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Rowing Gold on the Double

Congratulations to Sanita Puspure who has today been crowned World Champion after winning Gold in the women’s single sculls. Following a week of highly impressive form, Puspure executed yet another dominant performance in the final in Plovdiv this morning, which saw...

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