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How Irish Hockey can Capitalise
August 13th, 2018

The Irish Women’s Hockey team has been the story of another rollercoaster summer of sport. In yesterday’s Sunday Business Post, Sport for Business CEO Rob Hartnett looked at what their performance in London could mean for the sport… They overachieved … Continue reading

Bowe To Front eir Sport Rugby
August 8th, 2018

The Guinness PRO14 season is just over three weeks away and eir Sport has revealed the team of presenters that will bring coverage of all 152 games to life in Ireland over the next three years. Tommy Bowe will head … Continue reading

Irish Sport Social Media Report
August 20th, 2018

Welcome to our Irish Sport Social Media Report for July 2018. In this report for Sport for Business, Sportego looks at how active the Irish Sporting organisations were in the past month, the social platforms used and the engagement achieved....

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The Power of Sport
August 20th, 2018

The curtain came down on the 2018 Para Swimming Allianz European Championships yesterday with Ellen Keane adding Gold to the bronze she won for Ireland on Friday night and the Silver won by 16-year-old Nicole Turner on Saturday. The medals … Continue reading

Expedia Completes Champions’ League
August 20th, 2018

Travel firm Expedia which also runs the Hotels.com website has been named as the final commercial partner for the UEFA Champions’ League through to 2021. They join Nissan, Heineken, Santander, Lay’s, Mastercard, Sony and Gazprom at the highest level of … Continue reading

O’Brien Life President at FAI
August 20th, 2018

Businessman Denis O’Brien was named as Honorary Life President of the FAI on Saturday after ten years of financial support for the sport that is believed to have topped €12.5 million since 2010. The Association also revealed new pricing structures … Continue reading

Daily Video – Limerick Dreams
August 20th, 2018

The biggest games bring out the biggest emotion and RTÉ found the best possible way to pay tribute to Limerick’s Dolores O’Riordan and the County hurlers in Saturday night’s Up For The Match. The Corpus Christi School Choir from Moyross … Continue reading

Hurling Creates a New Legend
August 20th, 2018

It has without doubt been a summer where hurling has stood tall and the sense of it’s holding sway over football at present is backed up by TV viewing figures which we published this week on Sport for Business. In...

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Electric Ireland’s ‘Champo Haircut’
August 17th, 2018

You have to love the smartness of Electric Ireland’s activation around this weekend’s All Ireland Minor Hurling Final. The award-winning ad ‘calling Bagsy for the lift, looking for the shift’ and with the cellophane wrapped meal has been running on … Continue reading

Aer Lingus Re-Boards with Irish Rugby
August 17th, 2018

Aer Lingus has announced that it is to extend its role as Official Airline of Irish Rugby for a further three years. The airline will continue its theme of bringing ‘Home Advantage’ wherever the team plays. The new deal will … Continue reading

RTÉ’s New Season of Sport
August 17th, 2018

RTÉ revealed it’s Autumn and Spring season yesterday and sport as expected plays a central part. The importance of sporting coverage was evident in Director General Dee Forbe’s welcome speech to those of us gathered for the unveiling. Talking about … Continue reading

Sponsor Spotlight – Centra
August 17th, 2018

It has been a wonderful summer of Hurling and on the eve of the All Ireland Final between Galway and Limerick Sport for Business caught up with each of the Championship sponsors to see what the year has been like … Continue reading

Sponsor Spotlight – Bord Gais Energy
August 17th, 2018

It has been a wonderful summer of Hurling and on the eve of the All Ireland Final between Galway and Limerick Sport for Business caught up with each of the Championship sponsors to see what the year has been like … Continue reading

Sponsor Spotlight – Littlewoods Ireland
August 17th, 2018

It has been a wonderful summer of Hurling and on the eve of the All Ireland Final between Galway and Limerick Sport for Business caught up with each of the Championship sponsors to see what the year has been like … Continue reading

Behind the Microphone – Jacqui Hurley
August 17th, 2018

In our new Sport for Business series ‘Behind the Microphone’ we meet with the individuals in the media who bring sporting stories to life on television and radio. Continue reading

Exclusive: Hurling on Top in TV Viewing
August 16th, 2018

It has without doubt been a summer where hurling has stood tall and the sense of it’s holding sway over football at present is backed up by TV viewing figures which RTÉ has produced exclusively for Sport for Business. The … Continue reading

eir to Sponsor PRO14 Officials
August 16th, 2018

eir has been unveiled as the official Guinness PRO14 Match Official Sponsor for the coming season. The eir logo will appear on the front of Match Official jersey’s, shorts and tracksuits while also appearing on the bibs of the team … Continue reading

eir Sport Free for First Leinster Match
August 16th, 2018

eir sport have announced that its first broadcast from the Guinness PRO14 season will be made free to air to celebrate the channel becoming the new ‘home’ of rugby in Ireland. Fans will be able to watch Leinster’s visit to … Continue reading

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