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Awards Heaven for Irish Sponsorship
February 10th, 2017

Irish sponsorship and sports marketing shone in a very bright spotlight in London last night as campaigns born and executed here landed to prizes at the prestigious European Sponsorship Awards… 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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New Website for SSE Airtricity League
February 23rd, 2017

The new SSE Airtricity League website has been developed to bring the league into the modern digital age with a live match centre, enhanced player profiles and better video integration… Continue reading

Curragh Sees Tickets Surge
February 23rd, 2017

There is nothing quite like the threat of missing out to fire up people’s willingness to buy a ticket…
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Spring Tide for RWC Bid
February 23rd, 2017

There will be another opportunity this evening to catch up on progress with the Bid team hoping to bring the Rugby World Cup to Ireland in 2023…
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Basketball’s Green Shoots
February 23rd, 2017

Basketball Ireland has launched the first stage in a player pathway programme that will eventually extend to youth players across all ages… Continue reading

Daily Video – Rathkeale History Makers
February 23rd, 2017

Sometimes it’s the moments away from the brightest spotlight that make the best stories… Continue reading

Madigan Powering Support of U20’s
February 23rd, 2017

Electric Ireland has extended it's support of the Ireland Under 20 home games in the RBS 6 Nations for another three years, running through now to 2020...

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Cabinteely’s Long Term Plan
February 22nd, 2017

Cabinteely FC is a new kid on the block as regards the SSE Airtricity League entering into only it’s third season at the elite level but it is a club built on the strong foundation of 50 years of playing at age grade level…
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Understanding Ireland’s Sporting Passions
February 22nd, 2017

In order to know how to get somewhere, you first have to know where you are. It's a truism in finding directions and equally so in determining our national engagement with and feelings toward sport...

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This Boy Can – Difference is OK
February 22nd, 2017

“We don’t need to package women’s sport away on separate days and then bemoan the smaller crowds. We need to normalise the big days as having equal value regardless of gender.” Continue reading

Running Underground
February 22nd, 2017

Running under the streets of Dublin only comes along once in a while and Focus Ireland are expecting to raise as much as €150,000 on Sunday March 26th when 5,000 runners are expected to race through … Continue reading

Daily Video – Toughest Trailer
February 22nd, 2017

This year’s Toughest trade documentary series will air on RTÉ2 over two nights on March 1st and 10th. Today’s Daily Video is the trailer of what we can look forward to… Continue reading

UCD’s Unique Place in Soccer
February 21st, 2017

“Six of last year’s Dundalk team started out with us. Robbie Benson got 620 points in his Leaving Cert and has a degree in Actuarial Studies but he’s happy to park that while he pursues his career in Football… ” Continue reading

Dublin City’s Sporting Plans
February 21st, 2017

Dublin City Council’s Sport and Wellbeing Partnership yesterday launched its new strategic plan to get more people active in Dublin over the next four years…
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FAI Rolling Out Girls Initiative
February 21st, 2017

The FAI, in conjunction with FIFA, will this weekend start the roll out across the country of the ‘Live Your Goals’ campaign to introduce more young girls to playing soccer…
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Daily Video – It’s All About Timing
February 21st, 2017

Timing partners are becoming one of the most active of sponsor categories in sport with Tissot and Tag Heuer revealing new campaigns this week to highlight their respective relationships with the RBS 6 Nations and Premier League. Tissot has chosen … Continue reading

Cycle Series Goes Ahead
February 20th, 2017

There is no backing from An Post this year but the Cycle Series will continue in 2017, managed by the Local Sports Partnerships in each of five locations...

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