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Changing the Game for Women in Sport
November 17th, 2017

The Sport for Business Game Changer Conference on Women in Sport takes place at UCD on November 30th and features a packed programme for anyone with an interest in Women's sport...

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Launch of Entertainment for Business
October 31st, 2017

The sponsorship market for festivals, media and events in Ireland is worth around €50 million. From this Thursday, November 2nd, a new venture ‘Entertainment for Business’ will launch online aimed at helping businesses invest in the emotional engagement that entertainment delivers. … Continue reading

Women in Sport 2017 – Sarah O’Shea
December 12th, 2017

Sarah O’Shea took over as Honorary General Secretary of the Olympic Council of Ireland in February 2017 after one of the most difficult and divisive periods in Irish sporting history.
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New Sponsor to be Unveiled Today in Athletics
December 12th, 2017

A new sponsored road race series will be announced in Dublin later today. The series is expected to be attractive to some of Ireland’s leading distance runners and will provide a home-based series of races around the country, and is...

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PE Success with Leaving Cert Recognition
December 12th, 2017

It has taken a while but at last PE is to become an examinable subject on the Leaving Cert curriculum from next year. The fact that this has been on the Government agenda for a number of years was obvious … Continue reading

Showbiz and Big Games in Schools Rugby Draw
December 12th, 2017

For those who attended any of the schools last night’s draw for the Leinster Schools Rugby tournaments will have sparked memories of days gone by and plenty of oneupmanship on social media. The standout tie of the Bank of Ireland sponsored … Continue reading

Tech Tuesday – Golf’s TMO
December 12th, 2017

The two golf governing bodies that determine the rules of the game have agreed to the introduction of the equivalent of a television match official from January 1st 2018. All tournaments played under the rules of each of the PGA … Continue reading

Rugby Clubs Draw Hits €4 Million Fundraising
December 12th, 2017

The 2017 IRFU/Ulster Bank ‘Your Club, Your Country’ Grand Draw was carried out at the Aviva Stadium yesterday. This year’s draw raised over €580,000 for the 120 participating clubs bringing the total raised by the initiative since 2011 to more … Continue reading

Leading Sport – Miriam Malone
December 11th, 2017

As part of our Leading Sport series of interviews with those determining the future of sport in Ireland, we caught up with Miriam Malone who took up the position of CEO with Paralympics Ireland in May 2017. Malone joined Paralympics … Continue reading

All-Star Backdrop for Touring Players
December 11th, 2017

While the architecture of Croke Park is a familiar backdrop to most of the GAA’s finest moments, the built environment that served as backdrop to Saturday’s 2017 PWC All-Stars game in Singapore was unusual and dramatic. The game between the 2016 … Continue reading

Molloy to Head Up TV3 Rugby Coverage
December 11th, 2017

Sports broadcaster Joe Molloy was confirmed on Friday as anchor of TV3’s coverage of the Nat west Six Nations and by default the new face of Rugby on Irish television screens. TV3 take over coverage of the tournament in February … Continue reading

Who would be your Sports Team of 2017?
December 11th, 2017

The build-up to next weekend’s RTÉ Sports Awards continued yesterday with the announcement of the shortlist for the Team of the Year. The award will be determined by the result of a public vote on the night and seven teams … Continue reading

Accenture and Rothco – Sporting Stories
December 11th, 2017

The crossover between management consultancy and marketing has accelerated with news in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post that creative advertising agency Rothco had been bought by Accenture. Rothco has been a major player in sport having been the creative agency behind AIB’s ‘The … Continue reading

Kennedy Takes on Cork Mantle
December 11th, 2017

Congratulations to Tracey Kennedy who made history in Pairc Uí Caoimh yesterday by stepping up formally to take over as Chair of the Cork GAA County Board. Kennedy was elected as Vice Chair three years ago and will now serve … Continue reading

Trinity Launch New Sportswear Range
December 11th, 2017

We are used to big launches for new kits in the Premier League and ayt International level but the game is raised across the board as can be seen from the launch of a new range of branded sports clothing … Continue reading

14 Nominees for RTÉ Sports Personality of the Year
December 8th, 2017

RTÉ Sport unveiled the nominees for the Sports Personality of the Year on Radio 1's Morning Ireland within the last hour and there is an intriguing blend of diverse stars for the public to vote on, just no Conor McGregor...

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TV3 Ready for Rugby Reveal
December 8th, 2017

TV3 will unveil the look, feel and personnel behind their coverage of the Nat West Six Nations later this morning at the Aviva Stadium.
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Davy On Board With All Ireland Champs
December 8th, 2017

Davy is a name best known in sport through Davy Fitz and there is a hurling connection to the latest foray of the financial firm of the same name’s latest foray into the world of sport.
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