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Major Sports and Tech Event for Dublin
August 1st, 2016
Sports and Tech 16

Sports & Tech 16 will take place on October 26th and 27th at the RDS and promises to enhance Ireland’s genuine claim as a European hub for innovation and development within… Continue reading

Dreaming of Rio
July 28th, 2016

Paralympics Ireland has launched a major new crowdfunding campaign in a bid to raise vital funds ahead of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games which will kick off in exactly six weeks’ time… Continue reading

OCI Challenges Mount Up
August 23rd, 2016
Paddy Barnes Electric Ireland Olympics

Sponsorship income was put forward as a mainstay of the OCI funding by Pat Hickey prior to his stepping aside as President but that must now be considered to be under serious threat… Continue reading

Post Olympic Transition
August 23rd, 2016
Aileen Reid Rio

Ireland's Olympians performed well in terms of performance and making it to finals but they now face a steep reality that the Games are over and real life has to kick back in...

Aviva Pedalling for Pieta
August 23rd, 2016
Pieta 100 Cycle

The Aviva Stadium was back to itself yesterday for the launch of a new partnership between Aviva and Pieta House aimed at getting people on their bikes.

Daily Video – Jersey Art
August 23rd, 2016
Leinster Jersey Launch 2016

Leinster Rugby found their inner artistic streak when launching the new alternate kit for the coming season...

Camogie on the March
August 23rd, 2016
Mags Darcy Camogie

The Camogie Association and Liberty Insurance are building up to next month’s All Ireland Final off the back of strong TV viewing figures for the semi finals played last week.
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Daily Video – Tipp Top
August 22nd, 2016
Tipp Football AIB

Regardless that it came to an end yesterday, the story of the GAA Football Championship this year has been that of Tipperary. Here’s their story… Continue reading

Eight Starter Questions for the OCI Investigators
August 22nd, 2016
Rio Tickets

Where could the various investigations now underway most usefully start to unravel the sorry sage of the Irish Olympic tickets scandal? Continue reading

OCI Appointments Seeking to Control Crisis
August 22nd, 2016
Arthur Cox

The Executive Council of the Olympic Council of Ireland met in Dublin into the small hours of this morning. They have appointed a three person group to handle the crisis around the mess of arrests, allegations and anger arising from the Rio ticketing scandal… Continue reading

Women of Influence in Irish Sport 2016
August 22nd, 2016
Influential Women in Sport 2016

Today’s 47th addition to our 50 most influential women connected to Irish sport in 2016 stands ready to lead the most important national conversations around the biggest sporting events… Continue reading

OCI to cooperate fully
August 19th, 2016

Olympic Council of Ireland Statement The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) confirms that it will cooperate fully with any State inquiry into its handling of ticketing arrangements for the Rio Olympics. The OCI will now also commission its own independent … Continue reading

PRO10 Statement on Inquiry
August 19th, 2016

The PR Company acting on behalf of Pro10, the Olympic Council of Ireland’s Authorised Ticket Reseller has just issued a statement calling for a full inquiry…
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What are the Options for an OCI Investigation?
August 19th, 2016
Minister Ross Dublin Airport

We look at why one particular line of investigation is almost certainly the best one to clarify Rio ticketing matters and reveal a new line on the position of Authorised Ticket Resellers… Continue reading

Communicating The OCI Crisis
August 19th, 2016

A wall of public silence surrounds the Olympic Council of Ireland individual members in it’s hour of crisis. Communication management is vital at times like this… Continue reading

Paralympics Funding Secured
August 18th, 2016

A Brazilian judge has lifted the injunction preventing public money being used to fill a major shortfall that was threatening the Paralympic Games in Rio next month… Continue reading

Impossible to Believe…
August 18th, 2016
Olympics arrest

Rob Hartnett of Sport for Business, Orlaith Carmody and Sinead Desmond discussed the sensational events surrounding Ireland’s Sporting Reputation in Rio on TV3’s Ireland AM this morning. Continue reading

Sad, Horrible, Incredible, Terrible and Embarrassing…
August 17th, 2016
Hickey Arrest

Pat Hickey is in hospital and facing police charges of illicit marketing and sale of Olympic tickets and forming a cartel to do so. Ireland’s reputation has taken one hell of a beating. We look back on a day and a career quite unlike any other… Continue reading

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