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Members Q and A – Marcus O Buachalla, Leinster Rugby
July 17th, 2020

Today we meet up with Marcus O Buacahalla, Senior Communications Manager at Leinster Rugby and a man who has reinvented himself from qualified solicitor to occasional GAA commentator Continue reading

Members Q and A – Paul Mallon, Paddy Power
July 10th, 2020

Today we meet up with Paul Mallon, Head of Brand for Paddy Power and a man who likes a bit of sporting magic, as well as the occasional bit of mischief. Continue reading

FAI Plans Hit Late Night Hitch
August 6th, 2020

The day started out as a well-choreographed back up to the previous night’s letter outlining why it was important for football to pull together and approve the agreement from January that triggered funds of €52.5 million from Bank of Ireland … Continue reading

Beyond The Lines – Garden Boxing, Diamond Golf and Physical Connection
August 6th, 2020

Our weekly series highlights innovation and draws inspiration from sport around the world as it emerges post-pandemic. Our hope is that we will provide a means by which Sport for Business members will stay up to date with the latest … Continue reading

Developing Camogie
August 6th, 2020

The Camogie Association has published a new Development Plan taking the sport through the next four years. We sat down with CEO or Ard Stiurthóir Sinéad McNulty to talk through some of the key elements from why people get involved, … Continue reading

Back on August 13th, Ready for the Resurgence of Sport
August 6th, 2020

We are taking a short break having been full-on since the start of the lockdown back in March. Since that day when the sporting world and all of our lives came to a shuddering pause, we have hosted over 50,000 … Continue reading

Ireland’s Olympians – Kate Kirby
August 6th, 2020

To mark the Olympics that would have been taking place in Tokyo right now we have joined up with the sponsors of our Olympics Coverage on Sport for Business Indeed, to bring to life a series of interviews with those … Continue reading

Medical Sponsorship Pays Off at UPMC Nowlan Park
August 6th, 2020

We may still be limited to 200in a stadium but these things will pass and Global Healthcare leader UPMC have been on-site at UPMC Nowlan Park to help the Kilkenny County Board prepare for the eventual opening up of the … Continue reading

Sky Launches new GAA Programme
August 6th, 2020

Sky Sports has announced the launch of a new GAA discussion show to air every Wednesday from the 19th August on Sky Sports Arena. Inside The Game will be hosted by Brian Carney, Gráinne McElwain and Mike Finnerty on alternating … Continue reading

Golf Ireland Make Moves on Equality
August 6th, 2020

Golf Ireland is encouraging all its clubs across Ireland to engage with a new Women in Golf Charter, launched by The R&A and signed up to at an early stage by the National Governing Body. The intention is to inspire … Continue reading

Aviva Provide Autism Support
August 6th, 2020

Leo Cullen was on hand in Dublin at the Aviva Stadium as Aviva announced a new initiative giving away 1,000 back-to-school packs to autistic children throughout Ireland. The project is part of its partnership with AsIAm, Ireland’s national autism charity … Continue reading

The FAI’s Iron Fist in a Silk Glove
August 5th, 2020

Every good politician knows when the time is right to deliver the heaviest blows.  Every comedian knows that the art of the best performance is in the timing. Rebels within the FAI’s Council, hoping to overturn the rescue package for … Continue reading

Ireland Score Famous Win Over World Champions
August 5th, 2020

Irish victories over England are always sweetly celebrated, and especially so on English soil when the home team are the reigning World Champions. All those elements were in place last night near 10 pm when Kevin O’Brien polished his personal … Continue reading

GAA Cancels Season Tickets
August 5th, 2020

The GAA moved yesterday to cancel season tickets issued through Counties and which would have had a number of games left to be redeemed in 2020. The bulk of matches covered are in the Allianz League and most of those … Continue reading

Roar of the Crowd on Hold Again
August 5th, 2020

And so we will live with the tightest crowd restrictions for another three weeks at least.  That was the decision of the Government last night after listening to strong advice from NPHET. There was a sound basis for optimism that … Continue reading

British Racing Secures TV Deal
August 5th, 2020

UK broadcaster ITV has confirmed it will continue as the exclusive free-to-air broadcaster of British horse racing until 2023. It means that in all likelihood the main events from British racing will continue to be shown in Ireland on Virgin … Continue reading

Quinn Named Women’s Footballer of the Year
August 5th, 2020

Louise Quinn has been named as the 2019 ‘Three’ FAI Senior Women’s International Player of the Year. The brand may have exited from its primary deal with the sport over the summer but this is one element that should have … Continue reading

Ireland’s Olympians – Patricia Heberle
August 5th, 2020

To mark the Olympics that would have been taking place in Tokyo right now we have joined up with the sponsors of our Olympics Coverage on Sport for Business Indeed, to bring to life a series of interviews with those … Continue reading

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