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30 Under 30 2019 – Young Leaders
April 25th, 2019

John Clare of Legacy Consultants joins Jonny Madill of Sheridans and Aileen Gaskin from the Communications Clinic as the latest additions to our list of 30 Young Leaders in Irish Sport, supported by our friends at PwC. Continue reading

The Winners from the 2019 Irish Sport Industry Awards
April 16th, 2019

The Irish Sport Industry Awards were a night of celebration and plenty of gossip.  Here are all those who picked up gongs for the high standard of work we see every day. Continue reading

Energia Join Guinness PRO14 Party
April 25th, 2019

Energia has expanded its connection to Rugby by coming on board as Official Energy Partner of the Guinness PRO14 Final Series. Continue reading

FIFA Eyes are Watching Ireland
April 25th, 2019

Following FIFA’s confirmation last night that they have engaged with the FAI there are three potential paths along which they could progress… Continue reading

Indeed Sign On as Olympic Sponsors
April 25th, 2019

The Olympic Federation of Ireland has secured another major sponsor in the run-up to Tokyo 2020 with global job site Indeed coming on board. Continue reading

Golf Grants Increased for Aspiring Pro’s
April 25th, 2019

Player grants totalling €176,000 have been awarded to 12 aspiring professional golfers in 2019. This is an increase of €46,000 on the back of an increase in funding from Sport Ireland. Continue reading

Rugby Players Ireland Strengthens Board
April 25th, 2019

With governance in sport very much in the spotlight the appointment yesterday of Maura Quinn to the Executive Board of Rugby Players Ireland, the representative association for professional rugby players in Ireland, was as timely as it was smart. Continue reading

Bank of Ireland’s Hurling Challenge
April 25th, 2019

Bank of Ireland had a pretty special team meeting at Croke Park yesterday with four of its management, who happen to play or coach a bit of hurling too, coming together to launch and meet with the players taking part in the 4th annual Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge. Continue reading

Soccer Schools Kicking Off for Summer
April 25th, 2019

Since Sports Direct came on board as a partner the camps have gone from strength to strength. 36,000 children took part in over 400 camps in 2018. Continue reading

Daily Video – Aviva Soccer Sisters
April 25th, 2019

This year, participant numbers are currently up over 50 per cent on the 2018 attendance. Camps are at 95 per cent of available capacity. Continue reading

30 Under 30 2019 – Young Leaders
April 25th, 2019

John Clare of Legacy Consultants joins Jonny Madill of Sheridans and Aileen Gaskin from the Communications Clinic as the latest additions to our list of 30 Young Leaders in Irish Sport, supported by our friends at PwC. Continue reading

Daily Video – Jessica’s parkrun Heroes
April 24th, 2019

Parkrun in the UK has started a series of ten content pieces looking at how running for fun has helped a number of people through challenging times in their lives. Continue reading

Indoor GAA Facility for Connacht
April 24th, 2019

Connacht GAA is to build a new indoor facility by the end of this year which will be capable of hosting games in next year’s Connacht League. Continue reading

Rugby Giving Voice to Youth
April 24th, 2019

The IRFU’s Youth Council are to hold a series of club consultations across the four provinces in the spring and summer of 2019. It is the latest example of the increasing voice which young people are being given in shaping … Continue reading

Putting Wellbeing Front and Centre
April 24th, 2019

Last week we sat down with Gary Shaughnessy Chair of the Z Zurich Foundation to learn a little more about what they do and why Ireland features on their radar. Continue reading

Helping Clubs on Road to Making Sport Better
April 24th, 2019

Yesterday on Sport for Business we spoke to Dennis O’Connor of 2 Into 3 about the ways in which sport could learn from the charity sector with regard to tighter regulation and a landscape that was more aware of its … Continue reading

Could Regulation Make Sport Better?
April 23rd, 2019

The parallels between what has happened in sport and what happened in the charity sector a number of years before are obvious if you want to look for them. We have, with Dennis O’Connor from 2 Into 3, and in so doing we may have discovered the best way for them never to be repeated… Continue reading

Tough Weekend for Cricket Ireland
April 23rd, 2019

Headlines of a €100,000 loan from the CEO will have raised eyebrows but the sport came through though with a clean bill of health on the way in which the difficulties were handled and ultimately resolved. Continue reading

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