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#FECD18 In Review
March 28th, 2018

Sport for Business was live on March 28th, 2018 Ireland’s largest Fan Engagement Conference at the Aviva Stadium. There was plenty to be learned. Continue reading

International Women’s Day at RTÉ
March 9th, 2018

In life, in sport, in business, there are some days that stand out and yesterday was one of those for us. RTÉ and Sport for Business came together to host a special conversation in the Primetime Studio and before an … Continue reading

Punchestown Added to Close Portfolio
April 23rd, 2018

The Punchestown Festival gets underway in County Kildare tomorrow and will run throughout the week. This year it will mark the first appearance as a sponsor in Ireland of Close Brothers, the leading UK merchant bank. It was announced last … Continue reading

Golfing Giants for Adare in 2020
April 23rd, 2018

The sun came out as if on cue for the launch on Friday of The JP McManus Pro-Am 2020 at Adare Manor in Limerick. This was hardly an ordinary launch though with Rory McIlroy and Paul McGinley taking on Padraig … Continue reading

Euro Giants Coming to Dublin
April 23rd, 2018

Liverpool, Man United, Chelsea and Bayern Munich will be among the football giants sending teams to Dublin over the May Bank Holiday Weekend to compete in the inaugural Dublin District Schoolboy’s League Friendship Cup announced over the weekend. Life Style...

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GAA Maintains Non-Political Stance
April 23rd, 2018

As we enter the final month of campaigning on the Referendum to appeal the 8th Amendment to the Constitution, the GAA is to issue a reminder to its various units about the importance of remaining neutral as an organisation. The...

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30 Under 30 – Leaders of Tomorrow
April 23rd, 2018

We are nearing completion of our list of the Sport for Business 30 Under 30 highlighting the next generation of Ireland’s leaders in the business of sport. Today’s entry is Orla Lawlor from Three. Continue reading

Welcome to the Future
April 20th, 2018

In September last year, Mags Byrne, Armagh native and one time CEO of Sunderland in the Premier League knew as much about eGaming as most not deeply involved in gaming. In October she immersed herself in learning more as a … Continue reading

In Conversation eir and Special Olympics
April 20th, 2018

Today is the National Collection Day for Special Olympics, their most important 24 hours of the year when it comes to funding. As long-term supporters of what the organisation does Sport for Business has turned our Daily news digest Red … Continue reading

Daily Mile for Kids is Launched
April 20th, 2018

Athletics Ireland is to act as the hub for the promotion and development of The Daily Mile initiative which was launched in Ireland this week on a pilot basis ahead of a full rollout in September. The initiative, developed in … Continue reading

O’Sullivan Hits Century of parkruns
April 20th, 2018

Former World Champion and Olympic Silver Medallist, Sonia O’Sullivan will complete her 100th parkrun at the Cabinteely parkrun in South County Dublin on Saturday week, 28th April. Vhi, Presenting Partner of parkrun, will host a special event to celebrate the...

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From Winning Points to Putts
April 20th, 2018

Golf has always provided a strong relief mechanism for players involved in other sports and when AIG were celebrating 20 years as a partner of the Golfing Union of Ireland and the Irish Ladies Golf Union it was natural that … Continue reading

Drawing a Line
April 19th, 2018

You have to hope that a survey of Ulster Rugby fans over the Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding affair will draw a line under the ill feeling that has been evident in media and social media since last weekend’s announcement...

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AIB Reviving #TheToughest Rivalry
April 19th, 2018

It was a game for the ages, back in 1998, and now AIB are rekindling memories, with a very modern twist, of one of the most famous GAA Club matches ever to have been played. The location was Thurles, the...

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Sport on Top in UK YouTube
April 19th, 2018

Sport took the top three places in the most watched ads on YouTube during the month of March. The importance of relevant content and the use of well-known ambassadors has been key to the approach of Under Armour, Adidas and...

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Help For What Matters Heads West
April 19th, 2018

Our Help for What Matters Rugby Club Roadshow with Ulster Bank Heads West this evening where we will be at Galway Corinthians to speak to clubs from across the Connacht region. Trips to Limerick, Cork and Dublin will take place … Continue reading

Flogas Commit to Three More Years
April 19th, 2018

Flogas Ireland has confirmed a three-year extension to their sponsorship of the Flogas Irish Amateur Open, the blue riband event on the domestic golfing calendar. Flogas has a strong portfolio of energy offerings for golf clubs throughout Ireland, making the … Continue reading

Seeking Adventure Quest in Wicklow
April 19th, 2018

With nearly 2,000 people expected to compete, this weekend’s Quest Glendalough Adventure Race in Wicklow is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world. The race is part of the Quest Adventure Series and one of four … Continue reading

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