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8 Per Cent Increase in Sponsorship Forecast for 2020
January 20th, 2020

It is not likely to be as big as the 10 per cent increase seen in 2019 but Irish sponsorship is still expected to increase by 8 per cent to reach €242 million over the next twelve months. Continue reading

A-Z of Sport for Business in 2020
January 6th, 2020

A glance in alphabetical form at some of the key issues likely to fill our pages, our thoughts and our events throughout 2020. Continue reading

Pushing Harder for Fairness
January 24th, 2020

There was an incredible strength of feeling behind a gathering we hosted with William Fry in Dublin last night on the subject of Women in Sport. Continue reading

Looking at The Sporting Year Ahead in 2020
January 24th, 2020

The room was packed and there was a crackle of anticipation as over 100 members of the Sport for Business community gathered in the FAI Suite at the Aviva Stadium yesterday to hear about the wealth of events taking place in Irish Sport over the next twelve months. Continue reading

Hoops Magic in Tallaght this Weekend
January 24th, 2020

The National Basketball Arena in Tallaght will be hopping in every way this weekend as the 2019/20 Hula Hoops National Cup finals take centre stage from this evening through to Sunday. Continue reading

Lidl Backing Comortas into Year Four
January 24th, 2020

GAA clubs from Orange County in California, Edinburgh, London and 14 counties across the four provinces of Ireland will take part in the 31st edition of the Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé 2020. 36 adult men’s and ladies club … Continue reading

Spar Back’s Primary 5’s For Sixth Year
January 24th, 2020

The SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme for 2020 was officially launched in Dublin this week by new programme ambassadors, Republic of Ireland International footballers Jack Byrne and Amber Barrett. Continue reading

Research Shows Changing Attitudes in Northern Ireland
January 24th, 2020

Over sixty per cent said they would encourage a family member to take up the sport of football though there is still work to do in certain areas with a little over 20 per cent still feeling that ‘there is no sporting future for girls playing football. Continue reading

SuperValu Back Again with Cork Ladies
January 24th, 2020

SuperValu has extended its partnership with Cork Ladies Footballers and will be on the shirt this weekend for the historic first game to be played by the multiple All Ireland winners at Pairc Uí Chaoimh. 2020 will be the seventh … Continue reading

Live This Morning for The Sporting Year Ahead
January 23rd, 2020

We are live this morning at the Aviva Stadium with a host of sporting and business leaders looking at The Sporting Year Ahead. Continue reading

Looking Forward to Year Five with Sian Gray of Lidl
January 23rd, 2020

We took time out with Lidl Head of Marketing, Sian Gray this week to talk through what we can expect this year and the importance of the partnership with Ladies Football to the brand. Continue reading

Guinness Celebrating Competition On and Off the Six Nations Pitch
January 23rd, 2020

To mark the 2020 Championship, Guinness is launching a host of experiences that celebrate the friendly rivalry that binds each nation together in the union of rugby. Continue reading

Social Media Mavens 2020 – Heather Boyle
January 23rd, 2020

In the latest of a series looking behind the scenes with those in charge of key areas of Irish sport on social media, Sport for Business caught up with Heather Boyle, preparing for a massive year handling social media duties for the Olympic Federation of Ireland Continue reading

Women in Sport at William Fry This Evening
January 23rd, 2020

We are very pleased to be part of a special talk on Women in Sport at William Fry this evening, followed by a reception where over 100 invited guests will mingle with some real stars within Women’s sport. Continue reading

Dove Joins Guinness as Six Nations Sponsor
January 22nd, 2020

The Unilever brand Dove Men+Care has signed a major new partnership with the Guinness Six Nations which launches for 2020 in London later today. Continue reading

Daily Video – Na Gaeil Óga
January 22nd, 2020

Ten years ago a gang of friends united by a love of the Irish language took it into their heads to form a GAA club based on that rather than on the boundaries of a town or parish. Continue reading

Dublin Colleges Go Live Tonight on Facebook
January 22nd, 2020

It’s a big night for DCU this evening as the University Gaelic Football team goes head to head with UCD in a high profile semi-final of the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup. Continue reading

Guinness Getting Behind Irish Women’s Rugby
January 22nd, 2020

Guinness has teamed up with Irish International and Leinster rugby player Sene Naoupu to rally support for Ireland’s Women’s team ahead of their upcoming Six Nations Championship campaign. Continue reading

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