Sport for Business News

Clear vision for Sport for Business
November 28th, 2016
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After winning Emerging Sport Business of the Year at the Sport Industry Awards 2016, Rob Hartnett explained to the Sunday Business Post how business can take advantage of sport… Continue reading

Sport Industry Awards Winners 2016
November 11th, 2016
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Congratulations to the nine members of the Sport for Business community who emerged as winners at last night’s Sport for Business Awards and thank you all for one very personal recognition… Continue reading

RTE Secures Exclusive Radio Rights to GAA
December 9th, 2016
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RTÉ remains the largest single broadcaster of GAA action and it has also secured an exclusive national radio agreement as part of the new five year media rights deal announced earlier today by the GAA…
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eir Wins TV Rights and Extends Sponsorship
December 9th, 2016
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eir has extended its sponsorship of the All Ireland Football Championship by another year to 2022, bringing it into line with the current Media Rights deal… Continue reading

SKY Reaction to GAA Media Rights
December 9th, 2016
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Sky Sports will continue to show 20 live GAA matches per season until 2021 and it is also on board now as an official learning and Development Partner of the GAA…
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GAA Confirms Five Year Deal
December 9th, 2016
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Sky Partnership retained for five more years, alongside RTE but clip rights retained in deal to 2022. Continue reading

New Dawn for Indoor Sport
December 9th, 2016
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We had the pleasure of a sneak preview of the new National Indoor Arena at the National Sports Campus yesterday and it was enough to take your breath away…
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Back on Bord with Leinster GAA
December 9th, 2016
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Leinster GAA have announced a three year extension of their partnership with Bord na Móna as sponsors of the Leinster GAA Series which incorporates the O’Byrne, Walsh and Kehoe Cups in January… Continue reading

Star Stories Warming Up Star Wars
December 9th, 2016
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Omniplex cinemas are making screen time available before the showing of the new Star Wars movie from next week to support the Irish Rugby Union Player’ Association’s (IRUPA) ‘Tackle Your Feelings’ mental wellbeing campaign…
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Powerchair Winners in Cash for Clubs
December 9th, 2016
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Trailblazers Powerchair Football Club in Antrim are the latest local sports team to benefit from the 2016 Topaz Cash for Clubs initiative. Here is a great insight to an important sporting initiative for people with disability… Continue reading

Playing for Dublin, Fighting for Ireland
December 9th, 2016
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If sponsorship is about getting to the heart of a fans engagement with their team, their history, then AIG have hit the bullseye with this great series of historical films, narrated by Des Cahill… Continue reading

Social Media Mavens – Trevor Keane
December 9th, 2016
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Trevor Keane is the Founder of Sportego and the latest in our list of Social Media Mavens. He shares with us his views on social, on Video and what it took to create Ireland’s first Fan Engagement Conference… Continue reading

Indoor Cricket Centre for Dublin
December 8th, 2016
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Urban Cricket, a brand new state of the art indoor cricket facility, is opening in Dublin on 2nd January. It has the backing of some of the leading names in the sport… Continue reading

Social Media Mavens 2016 – Mary McGuire
December 8th, 2016
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Mary McGuire is the latest in our Social Media Mavens series. We find out what her ‘amazing’ highlights of 2016 were and why Facebook Live is so important… Continue reading

Masters Coverage Secured for eir
December 8th, 2016
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Tiger Woods is back in the game and Rory McIlroy will be hoping to land his career Grand Slam. Next year’s US Masters promises to be back to the good old days of must watch Live TV coverage of …
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GAA Media – Once Bitten
December 8th, 2016
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The GAA was collectively bruised by the experience. Not so much as to exact revenge by reducing the rights awarded to the national broadcaster but enough to be unwilling to give another opportunity to be a punchbag.

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SfB Interview – Geoff Scully of Littlewoods Ireland
December 7th, 2016
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We caught up with Littlewoods Ireland MD Geoff Scully as the pop of the flashes faded and the complex catwalk from the tunnel to the centre of the pitch was carefully dismantled after their announcement as a new headline partner of the GAA

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Littlewoods Onboard as GAA Championship Partners
December 7th, 2016
Littlewoods Ireland unveiled as a new top tier partner of the GAA and the Camogie Association

There is a new name attached to the All Ireland Hurling Championship with Littlewoods Ireland becoming the first new brand in the GAA’s multi – sponsor model for the Championship since … Continue reading

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