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Ireland’s Wild Geese of Sport
August 3rd, 2015
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Throughout August Sport for Business will be identifying Ireland’s sporting Wild Geese,
those from our island who are playing an important role in the management of international sport. Continue reading

50 Influential Women in Irish Sport 2015
July 24th, 2015
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Discover our final list of the 50 most influential Women in Sport in 2015 and those who are bubbling under. Continue reading

Daily Video – Carlsberg Kick About
August 4th, 2015
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It’s the start of the Premier League soccer season this coming weekend and brands are lining up to get their message out front.  Carlsberg have produced a ‘kick about’ video which will likely make it into a shortened TV ad...

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Irish Sport’s Social Numbers
August 4th, 2015
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A detailed analysis of the success of Ireland's major sporting organisations in reaching out to fans through social media...

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Henshaw Signs to Aviva Role
August 4th, 2015
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Ireland and Connacht Centre will be a brand ambassador for insurer through the Rugby World Cup and RBS 6 Nations campaigns...

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Ireland’s Wild Geese of Sport
August 3rd, 2015
Screen Shot 2015-07-28 at 21.10.05

Throughout August Sport for Business will be identifying Ireland’s sporting Wild Geese,
those from our island who are playing an important role in the management of international sport. Continue reading

Charity Friday – 100 Marathons
July 31st, 2015
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Each Friday we will highlight areas within the world of sport and charity.  If you would like your story to feature to our online audience of sporting and business leaders, contact us with details. If you happen to be running...

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Sport Remains Massive Winner for Sky
July 31st, 2015
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It may not have been the biggest factor but the GAA’s TV deal with Sky was part of a good news story this week with the broadcaster’s group revenues increasing by 5% to £11.283bn for the 12 months ending 30th...

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€2 Million Boost for Community Sport
July 31st, 2015
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Community sports projects are to receive an investment stimulus of over €2 million obtained from the Dormant Accounts Fund. The package was announced yesterday by Minister of State Michael Ring and is being allocated to establish Community Sport and Physical Activity...

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New Look for Ulster
July 31st, 2015
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There was no game but 1,500 Ulster Rugby fans pitched up at Kingspan Stadium yesterday for the launch of the new season kit, adorned with the new shirt front sponsorship of Kingspan. They first saw a giant image of Ulster...

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Sir Peter O’Sullevan – A Personal Tribute
July 30th, 2015
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He was the man who inspired my love of the sport and my passion for journalism. I was honoured to have known him over a period of nearly 20 years and my memories are of the exact gentleman who always came across to the wider public…
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Difficult but Right Decision taken by Camogie
July 30th, 2015
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"It's never over 'till it's over" as the saying goes and yesterday's events around the Camogie All Ireland Championship proved to be another whirlwind of decision making...

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Daily Video – #ThisGirlGolfs
July 30th, 2015
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#ThisGirlGolfs is a new campaign launched by England Golf to dismantle the stereotype of the sport being a 'game for gentlemen and for chums to get together and talk business'...

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Handballing Around the World
July 29th, 2015
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Ireland will be one of 20 countries taking part in the GAA Handball World Championships next month in Canada. We look at the team and the promotion of the sport...

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Daily Video – Go Pro Tour
July 29th, 2015
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The GoPro footage from this year's Tour de France could have been better edited but we did like the discussion over how Team Sky might cross the line...

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Rules is Rules
July 29th, 2015
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The role of a Governing body is to govern without prejudice or favour, to do so openly and with honest regard for the interest of the sport, the players and the many other stakeholders that exist around the games we play… Continue reading

€3.4M Investment in Pools
July 28th, 2015
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A total of 16 swimming pools around the country have been awarded €3.4 million in grant funding...

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Rhino Raising Millions Through Bond
July 28th, 2015
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Rugby brand Rhino is looking to private investors to secure £2 million of expansion funding, and is paying 7.5% interest as well as a few sweeteners...

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