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Ireland’s Favourite Sporting Activity
May 11th, 2018

It runs to 86 pages and provides one of the most important snapshots we could ask for in terms of how Ireland participates in sport. The Irish Sports Monitor is published every two years and draws on the insight of … Continue reading

Irish Sport Social Media Report
May 10th, 2018

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

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Farewell to a Legend in Rena Buckley
May 22nd, 2018

Sport is by its nature transient and with every team needing to field players from one week to the next the retirement of one is inevitably filled quickly by the arrival of another into the team. Occasionally though a player … Continue reading

FAI Heading for Cork
May 22nd, 2018

The FAI Festival of Football and AGM will take place in Cork this August, the first time the event has taken place in the City. Since 2007 the FAI has brought it’s AGM to different parts of the country and … Continue reading

Beko Roll Out Campaign in Ireland
May 22nd, 2018

Two weeks ago we brought you news of a major campaign which appliance firm Beko have commenced with Barcelona. This morning we can offer a first look at how that ‘Eat Like a Pro’ activation is now being rolled out … Continue reading

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Heading to Lahinch
May 18th, 2018

The 2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open is heading South West and will be played at Lahinch Golf Club from July 4-7, 2019. The European Tour announced the venue yesterday, following consultation with next year’s tournament host Paul McGinley, tournament … Continue reading

AIM Awards for Great Teams
May 18th, 2018

The AIM All Ireland Marketing Awards took place in Dublin last night and the noise of celebration from Sport for Business members was as great as that coming from Croke Park around the corner at the Rolling Stones. AIB landed … Continue reading

PR Needed for Olympic Athletes
May 18th, 2018

The Olympic Council of Ireland is looking to recruit a  Support and PR Officer to back up the work being done by the Athletes Commission.   This first-time appointment will report to the OCI’s new CEO, Peter Sherrard, and will … Continue reading

Cricket Surge sees India Sell Out
May 18th, 2018

Cricket Ireland rounded out a week of great success off the pitch yesterday with the news that the T20 International double-header on 29 June 2018 at Malahide Cricket Club is now sold out. Ireland’s Women’s and men’s teams will take … Continue reading

Leinster Rugby Shows Its Heart
May 18th, 2018

The European Champions Cup will be on display at tomorrow’s Guinness PRO14 semi-final in the RDS Arena but neither side will have that front and centre stage in their minds. Additional seating has been erected at the ground and while fewer Munster … Continue reading

Dowling Takes Saddle for Kerry Cycle
May 18th, 2018

Michael Dowling has been appointed as Chair of the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, where he will lead the organising committee ahead of the 2018 charity event on July 7th and put structures in place to ensure a strong future … Continue reading

Rugby Clubs Enjoy the Spotlight
May 18th, 2018

After the stars of the elite game were honoured on Thursday it was the turn of the Club Players in Rugby last night to take their turn in the spotlight at the sixth annual Ulster Bank League Awards. Ireland head coach … Continue reading

Rás Secures Sponsor Deal
May 17th, 2018

Back in February Sport for Business wrote that “For sheer bloody minded guts, the organisers of the Rás Tailteann Cycling Race deserved to find commercial partners that would justify their never giving in after An Post withdrew their long term … Continue reading

Earls Crowned King at Rugby Awards
May 17th, 2018

It was some night of celebration at the Clayton Hotel in Ballsbridge last night as 800 of Ireland’s sporting and business leaders gathered to celebrate the Zurich Irish Rugby Awards with Rugby Players Ireland. Munster and Ireland’s Keith Earls recieved a … Continue reading

Electric Ireland Major Minor Back for More
May 17th, 2018

Electric Ireland yesterday launched the seventh year of its backing of the Minor GAA Hurling and Football Championships and the second year of the Minor Star Awards. Eight-time All-Ireland winning Kilkenny hurler, Michael Fennelly, All-Star winning former Tyrone captain, Sean … Continue reading

Ulster Bank Celebrating Clubs Tonight
May 17th, 2018

The Ulster Bank League Awards will take place at the Aviva Stadium tonight for their annual end of season showcase recognising the outstanding club talent there is throughout all five divisions of the league. Ireland’s Grand Slam winning head coach … Continue reading

Fota Backing Girls in Football
May 17th, 2018

The 2018 Fota Island Resort FAI Gaynor Tournament was launched yesterday at Limerick County Buildings.  Soccer is proving a go-to sport for the hotel sector with Maldron Hotels signing up as an FAI partner this week and Tetrarch Hospitality with … Continue reading

Port Backing for Star Diver Dingley
May 16th, 2018

One of Ireland’s potential star Olympians in 2020 has secured a personal sponsorship deal with Dublin Port Company that has already changed his world for the better. The Company is one of Dublin’s major infrastructure entities and it has been … Continue reading

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