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Looking Back on Women in Sport 2019
November 14th, 2019

Sport for Business members and guests gathered at the studios of RTÉ to focus on a range of issues facing Women in Sport from leadership and campaigning to the commitment of media and the players perspective. It was a great session and here are some of the highlights. Continue reading

Sport for Social Good 2019 Review
July 19th, 2019

This was the second annual conference in this area of immense societal and sporting interest and we were privileged once more to host some of the biggest brands and the brightest programmes that have been brought to life this year and created real impact in area of equality, inclusion, disadvantage, disability and the environment. Continue reading

Sports Capital Grants Being Announced Live
November 15th, 2019

Today is the day for sports clubs and governing bodies to learn of their success or otherwise in the Sports Capital Grants scheme.  The news is being disseminated by TD’s, Ministers and even our Taoiseach who has been congratulating a number of clubs in his constituency who have secured over €250,000 of grants. Continue reading

Inspiring and Energising the Women in Sport Debate
November 15th, 2019

We have been blown away by the feedback on Wednesday’s Sport for Business Women in Sport Conference at RTÉ. Thank you./. Here is a selection of the comments and the best of social media on the day. Continue reading

Win a Chance to See The Great Debate Live
November 15th, 2019

They make us angry, they make us laugh and sometimes even make us cry, though often in frustration rather than emotion. Now Sports Joe is bringing some of the most controversial commentators on our sporting life to a Live event in Dublin’s Mansion House. Continue reading

Could Smyth Be Our Greatest Ever?
November 15th, 2019

On Wednesday night in Doha, Jason Smyth secured his place as one of the world’s most dominant ever athletes. Continue reading

The Joy of Football Madness in Dublin
November 15th, 2019

Imagine Marty Morrissey showing up in a South Boston Bar for some vox pop interviews to be broadcast live on the Sunday Game and you get the picture of what Saturday afternoon in the Woolshed on Parnell Street will be like for fans of American Football… Continue reading

Please Leave Plenty of Time
November 15th, 2019

Getting to the Aviva Stadium on Monday is going to test the patience of an Irish crowd used to rocking up and walking straight from the Dart into the ground as there will be a raft of temporary restriction is place as a warm-up for the stadium hosting four games in next summer’s Euro 2020 Finals. Continue reading

Gold Cup Favourite Suspended From Racing
November 15th, 2019

A tale of murky financial record keeping, non-compliance with requests for information, and the involvement of a former prison officer from Portlaoise have resulted in a story that could be ripped from the pages of an airport bestseller. Continue reading

Daily Video – We are Fierce and We are Mean
November 15th, 2019

The latest in AIG’s Dub Club Chronicles series focuses on the story of O’Dwyer’s GAA Club in Balbriggan, North County Dublin.
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Gerry Nixon on a Decade of Sponsorship
November 15th, 2019

On November 20th Sport for Business is partnering with Onside Sponsorship and the Marketing Institute of Ireland for the hosting of the ‘Who Won Sponsorship 2019’ event at the Aviva Stadium. Today we sat down with Gerry Nixon of Vodafone Ireland, one of the key speakers to get their thoughts on the changing nature of partnerships over the past decade. Continue reading

UPMC to Sponsor Ashbourne Cup
November 14th, 2019

UPMC Whitfield Hospital in Waterford has been announced as the sponsor of the 2020 CCAO Third Level Camogie Ashbourne Cup Weekend, taking place in February 2020 at the WIT Arena. Continue reading

Club Finals Set For Lights at Parnell park
November 14th, 2019

Parnell Park in Dublin is to host this year’s All Ireland Club Ladies Football Finals with TG4 showing the senior and Intermediate deciders live.
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Stockdale Helping Maxol Awareness
November 14th, 2019

Jacob Stockdale is to be the face for Maxol’s Christmas campaign for mental health charity Aware. The forecourt retailer is aiming to raise over €60,000 this Christmas for its charity partner. Continue reading

Heineken Take Over Sponsorship of Euro 2020
November 14th, 2019

Heineken has taken over the ‘Official Beer’ designation for Euro 2020, replacing Carlsberg who been in the position since those heady days of Euro ’88. Continue reading

Cara Appoints Morgan as New Chair
November 14th, 2019

Jon Morgan has been appointed as the new Chair of Cara (Sport Inclusion Ireland). He takes over the position from Pat Flanagan who is stepping down after a decade at the helm and having made an immeasurable contribution to the world of inclusion and services for people with a disability. Continue reading

Looking Back on Women in Sport 2019
November 14th, 2019

Sport for Business members and guests gathered at the studios of RTÉ to focus on a range of issues facing Women in Sport from leadership and campaigning to the commitment of media and the players perspective. It was a great session and here are some of the highlights. Continue reading

Women of Influence in Irish Sport 2019
November 14th, 2019

Welcome to our seventh annual list of 50 Women of Influence in Irish Sport, in partnership with Liberty Insurance. Today’s 41st addition as we build towards the full list being completed is outgoing CEO of the ILGU Sinéad Heraty who’s legacy is a powerful one. Continue reading

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