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Exclusive – #TheToughest Then and Now
July 13th, 2018

We have unearthed a magical story from 20 years ago being brought back to life today and involving a man, a community and a controversial green flag the story of which is pure Hollywood… Continue reading

The Voice of a New Generation
July 11th, 2018

The first gathering of the Sport for Business 30 Under 30 network met yesterday at the offices of our partner PwC and the morning session was hailed as a real success by those who were there. The list of individuals … Continue reading

Off The Ball Signs Racing Deal
July 19th, 2018

Horse Racing Ireland and Off The Ball have signed a new partnership whereby the sport will become the sponsor of enhanced racing coverage across Off The Ball’s media  outlets from radio to social and online. Off The Ball’s ‘Friday Night … Continue reading

Ireland to Face England at Lords
July 19th, 2018

Ireland are to return to Lords Cricket Ground, the spiritual home of the sport, for their first ever Full Test Match against England  in July 2019. The four-day Test was confirmed by the England and Wales Cricket Board yesterday and … Continue reading

Wilson Hartnell Wins The Open
July 19th, 2018

Wilson Hartnell has been appointed by The R&A as its public relations advisor for The 148th Open, which will be held in Royal Portrush Golf Club from 15th to 22nd July, 2019.  The win was announced yesterday following an international … Continue reading

AIB Make Ad Game Real
July 19th, 2018

AIB’s new TV ad bringing a retro gaming feel to the GAA journey from club to county has now been brought to life with an actual game. The players are represented through digital 8-bit characters, with old school digital music … Continue reading

Daily Video – Behind The Open
July 19th, 2018

‘Capture everything’ is a motto that can be very relevant when it comes to sporting content. The Open Championship is underway at Carnoustie in Scotland this morning and will captivate for the next four days. In advance, though the organisers … Continue reading

Sport for Social Good Tickets On Sale
July 19th, 2018

Tickets go on sale today for the Sport for Social Good Conference in Dublin on Thursday, September 27th. This will be one of our keynote events of the year bringing together members of the Sport for Business community to explore … Continue reading

Greyhound Racing Adds to Broadcast Deal
July 19th, 2018

Irish Greyhound Racing is to get a financial boost from additional race meetings being broadcast live to retail betting facilities in Britain and Spain. Three new race meetings from Irish greyhound stadia will be broadcast as part of an exclusive … Continue reading

Athletics Healthy Outlook on Show at Home
July 19th, 2018

Hot on the heels of two weekends of triumph at European and World Level Irish Athletics comes home for a period with the Morton Games taking centre stage tonight in Santry and the Irish Life sponsored National Track and Field … Continue reading

New Irish Sponsor for Cheltenham Festival
July 19th, 2018

Irish Cider Company Bulmers is to be the new sponsor of the Cheltenham Gold Cup and overall Presenting Partner of the entire Cheltenham Festival. It will do so under the international name of Magners, the brand that it sells under … Continue reading

FAI Launches Africa Project
July 19th, 2018

A new aspect of the FAI’s Football For All programme was launched yesterday which will see the Association help amputee football players in Tanzania with coaching, equipment and more. Two members of staff will travel out to Africa this weekend … Continue reading

Galway’s Biggest Ever Broadcast
July 19th, 2018

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta has unveiled its most extensive coverage ever of The Galway Races with the station coming live from the Festival for all the races from Monday to Thursday. RTÉ 2 will also be broadcasting live from the … Continue reading

Spotlight on Athletes With Euro Focus
July 18th, 2018

Ireland’s athletes in Athletics, Gymnastics, Diving and Rowing, in particular, have had a spectacular period of success in recent weeks and they are hoping to carry that through to a new form of European Championships that promises to raise their … Continue reading

Donegal Stadium Progress
July 18th, 2018

The FAI has welcomed confirmation this morning that the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has approved funding for design fees to a sum of €304,000 for Finn Harps’ new stadium project. The development of the new stadium project is … Continue reading

Daily Video – Nike and France
July 18th, 2018

Today’s video goes international but with a universal theme of hard work paying dividends. Adidas had invested the most of all the major brands in owning the World Cup and they did well through the ball, through their own engagement … Continue reading

Elverys and WGPA Backing Mouthguards
July 18th, 2018

The Women’s Gaelic Players Association and their retail partner Intersport Elverys are backing a new licensed mouthguard, in the latest extension of a partnership with world-leading manufacturer OPRO. The new OPRO Power-Fit model will carry WGPA branding and be available … Continue reading

Dublin Marathon Adds Celtic Pure
July 18th, 2018

Celtic Pure Irish Spring Water is to be the official water partner of The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon Series 2018. The race events run from July to October and will see the family owned Irish brand provide over 900,000 litres … Continue reading

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