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Sport Industry Awards – The Winners
November 6th, 2015
Sport Industry Awards

The first Irish Sport Industry Awards took place at Dublin’s Smock Alley Theatre last night and were hailed as an outstanding success. Check out all the winners… Continue reading

Digital Future of Sport Delivered
October 22nd, 2015
Debbie Byrne, Gavin McAllister and Karl Donnelly 21/10/2015

Some of the highlights and insights from a wonderful morning of insight and shared learning among members of the Sport for Business community on the Future of Digital Sport… Continue reading

Live at the Aviva Stadium
November 26th, 2015
Rugby World Cup 2015

Sport for Business was live this morning from the Aviva Stadium as The Marketing Institute hosted a post Rugby World Cup event analysing the effectiveness of Sponsorship in RWC 2015. Continue reading

AIB’s Media Charms
November 26th, 2015
AIB GAA Club Championship Leinster Hurling & Munster Football Provincial Final Media Day

AIB have struck lucky with media coverage of this year’s GAA Club Championships… Continue reading

#WeAreMany – So True…
November 26th, 2015
Sean OÕBrien, Ian Madigan and Eoin Reddan 25/11/2015

Leinster Rugby fans were in eclectic company on social media last night as a hotch potch of hashtags brought together some diverse groups… Continue reading

RWC Insider – The Final Report
November 25th, 2015
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Sponsorship and research agency Livewire has produced a final report on sponsorship and advertising effectiveness through the Rugby World Cup. Continue reading

Gold Cup Sponsorship Up for Grabs
November 25th, 2015
Dawn Run 1986

It’s one of the most iconic events in Irish sport, even though it takes place amid the rolling hills of South West England. The sponsorship of the Cheltenham Gold Cup is now up for grabs for the first time in over 35 years… Continue reading

International Rules for NY?
November 25th, 2015

Next year’s International Rules Test between Ireland and Australia could take place in New York, if only a venue could be found… Continue reading

Dublin Dominate Setanta Coverage
November 24th, 2015
Killian Young and Paul Flynn  20/9/2015

All Ireland Champions Dublin will feature six times in Setanta Sports live coverage of the Allianz National Football League in 2016...

Pro12 to Lose New Year Derby
November 24th, 2015

It seems likely that Ulster and Munster's lucrative New Year fixture in the Guinness Pro12 on January 2nd will be moved...

Leopardstown’s €20M Redevelopment
November 24th, 2015

Leopardstown Racecourse will start work early in the New Year on the next phase of the overall €20 million redevelopment of the venue...

Treading Carefully Through History
November 23rd, 2015

History is the brightest guide to our future. For those who care to listen it whispers to us how the actions we take in any given moment are likely to play out on the lives of others… Continue reading

GAA’s International Charms
November 23rd, 2015
Fenway Classic

Things got pretty messy in the AIG Fenway Classic in Boston last night, and the American audience loved it...

Expert Forum – Summer of 2016
November 20th, 2015
UEFA 2016 European Championship Play-Off 2nd Leg, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 16/11/2015
Republic of Ireland vs Bosnia-Herzegovina
Ireland players celebrate at the end of the game
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Our panel of experts cast their eyes over the treasure trove of sporting events lined up for Summer 2016 and suggest where the interest might be greatest for fans and sponsors...

Winners at the Irish Sponsorship Awards
November 20th, 2015

The Irish Sponsorship Awards took place in Dublin last night and recognised some fine work to have taken place over the course of the past year. Here are all the winners, in all their glory…
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Heskin Bids Farewell to Hockey
November 19th, 2015
Irish Hockey Association Press Conference, UCD, Dublin 12/12/2012
CEO of IHA Mike Heskin
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Mike Heskin, CEO of Hockey Ireland is leaving the organisation to take up a new role as Director of Sport at NUI Galway, closer to his family home. Continue reading

GAAGo Moving On Up
November 19th, 2015
Lee Keegan 22/11/2014

Sport for Business had a behind the scenes look at GAAGo’s operation during the week and left in the firm belief that this was one of the most exciting ventures in Irish sport at this moment in time… Continue reading

Henshaw as SuperHero
November 18th, 2015

Robbie Henshaw and his Connacht Rugby colleagues work out in the gym but this new limited edition version of their home kit by manufacturer BLK takes muscle definition to a whole new level… Continue reading

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