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Partners 17 is Live
March 16th, 2017

Sport for Business, in partnership with Livewire, invites you to take part in a morning of learning about how sporting sponsorship works; a sharing of knowledge about why brands choose to get involved with sport away from the headline deals; and an opportunity to see the best of what is available from sport through 2017 and into next year. Continue reading

Sport for Business Membership 2017
February 1st, 2017

Here are some of the many reasons why over 180 organisations have already chosen to be part of the fast growing Sport for Business community. Which one applies to you?
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Ireland’s Most Influential Women in Sport – Jessica Harrington
March 28th, 2017

Harrington has scaled the ultimate height in racing having previously represented Ireland as a three day eventer at World Championships and Olympic Games…
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Electric Ireland’s New 5 Year GAA Deal
March 28th, 2017

Electric Ireland and the GAA have reached agreement on a five year extension to their involvement as main partner of the All Ireland Minor Hurling and Football Championships…
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Sponsorship Nuggets from Chicago
March 28th, 2017

Sarah O’Connor, Head of Sport at Wilson Hartnell is sending back a daily report from IEG2017 looking at the key themes to emerge from the world’s biggest sponsorship gathering. Continue reading

Major Report Backs Call For Golf Funding
March 28th, 2017

Consumer spending on golf in the Republic of Ireland is now worth €379m annually, suggesting that golf is in fact worth 17 per cent of the total money spent by irish consumers in and around sport.

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New Online Look for Rory
March 28th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has launched a new personal website as golf attention begins to zero in on the US Masters. In terms of a personal storytelling exercise it is as good as it gets… Continue reading

#ChooseStrength – Importance of Language
March 27th, 2017

#ChooseStrength is a simple call to action whereby you can share comments that you see in a positive or a negative way of describing women in sport.
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Sport and Fear on Ted Agenda for Griffith
March 27th, 2017

Griffith College Dublin will host its first TEDx event on March 31st exploring the concept of fear and with a very strong sports bias. Continue reading

Special Return for Special Olympics
March 27th, 2017

The Special Olympics Ireland team returned home from Austria on Saturday with a medal haul of two gold, three silver and three bronze medals.
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From the City of Chicago
March 27th, 2017

Sport for Business will have a special report for each of the next three days from Sarah O’Connor, Head of Sport at WHPR who has travelled west to IEG 2017, the world’s largest gathering of Sponsorship professionals. Continue reading

Dublin GAA Tackling Childhood Fitness
March 24th, 2017

Dublin GAA is adding its weight to a major research project being undertaken to tackle childhood inactivity… Continue reading

Burning Images Create Lifestyle Winner
March 24th, 2017

Getting the right star at the right time and backing it up with the right image is always a winner and so it proved with some red hot shots from Inpho’s Dan Sheridan… Continue reading

Volvo Backing 2,500 Sailor Strong Regatta
March 24th, 2017

Sailing had a wonder year in 2016 with the Olympic success of Annalise Murphy and her 'home' harbour of Dun Laoghaire is gearing up to deliver a major event in July...

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Sport Ireland Survey Puts Spotlight on Athletes
March 24th, 2017

If they know but do not speak out then are athletes not in some way, however small, culpable in the ability of the cheats to keep on winning?

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eir Sport Seal GAA Club Broadcast Expansion
March 24th, 2017

“Our goal has been to show the live sport Irish fans want to see and this season we will show up to 30 AIB GAA Club Championship games on TV and mobile…” Continue reading

Daily Video – Stadium Showcase
March 24th, 2017

“Time for those on the sidelines to hold their breath and for those in the game of persuasion to work as never before. Shoulder to Shoulder as they say…” Continue reading

Live Round Table Take Away’s
March 23rd, 2017

As with all our Round Table events the greatest benefit lies in being a full part of the conversation but here are a few short take aways from the discussion which give a flavour of what we covered… Continue reading

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