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Major Sports and Tech Event for Dublin
March 31st, 2016
Sports and Tech 16

Sports & Tech 16 will take place on October 17th and 18th at the RDS and promises to enhance Ireland’s genuine claim as a European hub for innovation and development within… Continue reading

Irish Sponsorship Summit Highlights
February 26th, 2016

A look back on the highlights from Ireland’s biggest and best ever sponsorship summit at Croke Park… Continue reading

Olympics on the Horizon?
June 24th, 2016
Global Sevens Qualification Tournament Launch 23/6/2016

UCD will host the final Olympic Repechage event for Women’s Rugby 7’s this weekend and Sport for Business will be helping to kick off proceedings with a special sell out event tonight at Railway Union Rugby Club in Sandymount…
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Challenger Series 2016 – Gymnastics
June 24th, 2016
Kieran Behan 18/5/2016

The Sport for Business Challenger Series will shine a spotlight over the coming months on twelve of our member sporting organisations that are working hard from grassroots to elite level to give their sport a platform from which to grow… Continue reading

Come on You Boys in PwC Green
June 24th, 2016
Giant PwC Irish Rugby Jersey

Exclusive: Sport for Business caught up with PwC Managing Partner Feargal O’Rourke yesterday to look at how his business, as sponsor of the team and underage rugby has made the most of the success over the past weeks and what it means to be a sponsor of the future of Irish Rugby… Continue reading

Investec Re-Invests in Show Jumping
June 23rd, 2016
Investec Irish Showjumping Team prepare for Aga Khan

Horse Sport Ireland today announced that Investec will sponsor the Irish Showjumping Team in this year’s Aga Khan Trophy at the Dublin Horse Show.

Livewire Euro’s Insider – Eternal Youth
June 23rd, 2016
Livewire Profile Averages June 23

In this weeks Livewire Euro’s Insider we look at younger versus older fans interest levels; what trends have been identified and how will they impact brand and sponsor activity in particular. We also highlight the website that every brand will need to look to in engaging younger audiences.
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Take My Breath Away – Daily Video
June 23rd, 2016
Robbie Brady celebrates scoring his sides first goal 22/6/2016

“Life is not measured by the breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away.” Read a brief reflection on last night and share the moments that unite us like no other… Continue reading

McIlroy Withdraws from Olympics
June 23rd, 2016
Rory McIlroy 2014

“If the best players aren’t there, supporting the event and competing in it, then what’s the point?” The words of Rory McIlroy in 2014. Yesterday he withdrew from the Olympics in a decision that was greeted less than warmly by others who have spilt blood to get to the Games… Continue reading

Herbalife Enters Irish Sports Market
June 23rd, 2016
Herbalife Announce New Ambassadors

Global nutrition company Herbalife have announced a new multi-year sponsorship deal with Shamrock Rovers and perhaps more controversially with with three-time All Star and Kilkenny hurling star, TJ Reid.

Women of Influence in Irish Sport 2016
June 23rd, 2016
Influential Women in Sport 2016

Today’s 36th addition to our 50 most influential women connected to Irish sport in 2016 is one of the pioneers who have made women reporting on sport the norm rather than the exception… Continue reading

Rock ‘n Rolling Stacey
June 22nd, 2016
Staecey Campbell

The Affidea Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon comes to Dublin for the fourth time this August and we caught up with Stacey Campbell, Vice President of Consumer Relations with organisers the Competitor Group when she was over in Dublin from San Diego… Continue reading

Electric Ireland Launches #GAAThisisMajor
June 22nd, 2016
2016 Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships Launch

The award winning sponsorship will this year focus on the different experience of minor players who have gone on to senior level in the games and those who hope to do so… Continue reading

Triathletes Out to Make Their Mark
June 22nd, 2016
Bryan Keane and Aileen Reid 21/6/2016

The performance of Aileen Reid and Bryan Keane on and around Copacabana beach this summer will be important to them but also to Triathlon Ireland which runs the sport here on behalf of more than 17,000 amateur competitors here...

Euro Diary – Taking Over France Hits #1
June 22nd, 2016
iTunes June 2016

Sport for Business’ Coverage of Euro 2016 is supported by Official Tournament and FAI Partner Continental Tyres Yesterday we brought you the unlikely story of how Irish sports website Pundit Arena had captured video of a singer and his ukulele … Continue reading

PwC in World Rugby Heaven
June 21st, 2016
PwC U20 Irish Rugby

Ireland is set for it’s first ever Rugby World Championship Final after a stunning win for the U20’s over Argentina in Manchester yesterday evening, and the sponsors are on a winner… Continue reading

Euro Diary – Viewing Numbers
June 21st, 2016
Ireland Belgium Euros

The result on the pitch might have been dreadful but it was another winner for RTÉ who celebrated the second biggest TV audience of the year… Continue reading

Euro Diary – Taking Over France
June 21st, 2016
Pundit Arena Takin Over France

A whirlwind 48 hours has produced a song that is selling faster than Adele, a boost for Special Olympics and proof that anything is possible with energy and luck… Continue reading

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