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50 Women of Influence in Irish Sport
October 9th, 2018

We are past halfway in our publication, with Liberty Insurance, of our list of 50 Women of Influence in Irish Sport. The strength in depth among Women involved in sport is greater than ever before Continue reading

Looking Back on Sport for Social Good
September 28th, 2018

We look back on the lessons learned and some of the magic moments from our inaugural Sport for Social Good event in Dublin...

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50 Women of Influence – Dee Forbes
November 13th, 2018

Dee Forbes stepped into the role of Director General of RTÉ in 2016 and sport has been a central theme through her stewardship to date.   Continue reading

O’Driscoll Puts Umaga Spear Behind Him
November 13th, 2018

As part of its promotional build-up to Saturday’s international between Ireland and New Zealand, Guinness has brought together former All Black Tana Umaga and Brian O’Driscoll over a pint to spotlight the camaraderie of the sport. Continue reading

Chinese Payment Firm for Euro 2020
November 13th, 2018

If you are not familiar with Alipay, the chances are you will be over the next few years as the Chinese payment platform, a rival to Pay Pal and Stripe, has signed an eight-year partnership with UEFA to include all UEFA national team football competitions from 2018 to 2026. Continue reading

Active Ageing Centre Stage for Ireland Active
November 13th, 2018

Active ageing and the grey Euro will be prominent themes at this years Ireland Active Conference taking place at the Druids Glen Resort this Friday, November 16th. Canadian Colin Milner, President of the International Council for Active Ageing will be … Continue reading

Leopardstown Reveals 12 Per Cent Rise
November 13th, 2018

The Leopardstown Christmas Festival will offer total prize money this year of €1.45 million, a 12 per cent increase on 2017. Continue reading

50 Women of Influence – Susan Brady
November 13th, 2018

Susan Brady has had an immediate and positive impact since her appointment as Managing Director of eir sport in April of this year. Continue reading

IRFU Lands Major Financial Windfall
November 12th, 2018

UPDATED Most of the media commentary on Irish Rugby this week will focus on the Saturday visit of the All Blacks to the Aviva Stadium but it is an area to the South West of the Stadium that may actually provide the greatest longer-term impact… Continue reading

Tough Mudder Returns to Ireland
November 12th, 2018

The adventure ‘experience’ of Tough Mudder is returning to Ireland in 2019 and will be back again at Loughcrew Adventure Centr in County Meath. Continue reading

Galway Secure GAA First Down Under
November 12th, 2018

Galway staged a remarkable comeback from 14 points down to win the inaugural Wild Geese Trophy in Sydney yesterday. The match was backed by Sport for Business partner Allianz. Continue reading

Ireland Steps into World Boxing Row
November 12th, 2018

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association stepped up into the spotlight of world sporting politics on Friday when issuing a statement about how it had voted in the election of the new President of the World Governing Body, the AIBA. Continue reading

Cricket Signs Multi Year Media Deal
November 12th, 2018

Cricket Ireland has signed its first multi-year media rights deal that will see broadcast rights for its four-year programme of international men’s cricket shown around the world. Continue reading

The Best of Irish Sports Writing 2018
November 9th, 2018

The longlist for the eir Sport Book of the Year leaves few on the sideline in terms of the books that will take centre stage on the Christmas list of sporting fans this year and it shows the wide diversity of writing that has been produced. Continue reading

Basketball Signs Three Year Kappa Deal
November 7th, 2018

Basketball Ireland and Kappa Sportswear have announced a three-year extension of their partnership. The new deal will run from  2019 at the end of the current agreement. Continue reading

20X20 Weekly – The Game Changer Moment For You
November 7th, 2018

We are looking for Women in Sport to join the 2019 wave of the Game Changer Mentoring Network. Could this be the most important connection you make in 2019? Continue reading

Top Oil Getting ‘School Social’ with Leinster GAA
November 7th, 2018

Top Oil are back for a third year of sponsoring the Leinster GAA Post Primary Schools Competitions in hurling and football. They are looking to make it work harder as Head of Sales Andrew Meagher revealed to us in Naas yesterday. Continue reading

50 Women of Influence – Aoife Clarke
November 6th, 2018

Aoife Clarke is Head of Communications at Lidl and one of the key decision makers in the brand’s ongoing support of Ladies Football… Continue reading

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