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GAA Accounts Hit Record Highs for 2019
February 12th, 2020

It’s never about the money with the GAA and yet it is always the money that generates the greatest debate. Yesterday’s launch of the Annual report for the twelve months of 2019 had plenty of good news with financial records tumbling in a positive way all around.
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Irish Sport on Social Media – January 2020
February 10th, 2020

In January 2020, the 29 organisations analysed as part of the monthly Sport for Business / Olytico analysis, all members of Sport for Business, published over 7,100 social media posts across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, an increase of 32% on December … Continue reading

Olympic Sponsorship Rules Revealed
February 19th, 2020

We take an exclusive first look at the rules that will apply to individual athletes and teams as part of the Olympic Games in relation to their personal sponsorship arrangements. Continue reading

First Irish Olympian Confirmed for Tokyo
February 19th, 2020

Canoe Slalom racer Liam Jegou has become the first Team Ireland athlete to be selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games this summer. Originally from Ballyvaughan in County Clare, Jegou has already stamped his mark on the international stage, winning silver … Continue reading

Daily Video – Meeting Our Olympians
February 19th, 2020

The Olympic Federation has chosen to highlight a number of those who will be competing in Tokyo 2020 through video content that they will be sharing across their own social media and marking each athletes and each sports achievement in getting to the Games.
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Club Derry Bringing GAA Home
February 19th, 2020

This Friday Club Derry will host a very special evening at the homeplace of Irish poet Seamus Heaney looking ahead to what they hope will be a positive new decade for the County. Continue reading

Westmeath GAA and Renault Combine for Good
February 19th, 2020

It’s not just the bigger counties like Dublin that can make a difference by giving over their shirt front and we are delighted to see that Westmeath GAA, together with sponsors Renault, are doing just that this weekend. Continue reading

Bohs Make Nine for Women’s National League
February 19th, 2020

The FAI Women’s National League has confirmed that the 2020 season will see nine teams competing, a rise on last year despite two sides dropping out of the competition. Continue reading

Tommy Bowe’s Tour of London Toilets
February 19th, 2020

As part of its support for the Irish Rugby team, Aer Lingus has been producing a series of video vignettes based on each of our opponents, but with a twist.
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Laochra Gael Comes of Age in 2020
February 19th, 2020

It is a series which has told the stories of GAA legends over 17 years and Laochra Gael will return to TG4 next month as it comes of age with six new profiles. Continue reading

Mobile Only Tickets for Euro 2020
February 18th, 2020

Sustainability and security are the two key drivers behind the decision by UEFA to distribute all tickets for Euro 2020 via its own mobile ticketing app. Continue reading

Mercedes Backing for Olympic Hopeful
February 18th, 2020

Mercedes-Benz has extended its on-going support to 21-year-old Olympic sailing hopeful, Aoife Hopkins, as she attempts to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Continue reading

Tackle Your Feelings Enters Schools
February 18th, 2020

Rugby Players Ireland and Zurich have launched a new Tackle Your Feelings Schools mental wellbeing pilot programme and App as part of the second phase of the #ImTakingControl campaign. Continue reading

Daily Video – United by Emotion
February 18th, 2020

“United by Emotion’ has been unveiled as the official motto of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Continue reading

OT5K Ready to Go for Saturday
February 18th, 2020

Sport Ireland, RTE, Athletics Ireland, Dublin City Council, Healthy Ireland and the Office of Public Works have come together again for the 2020 Operation Transformation 5K which will take place in Phoenix Park this Saturday, February 22nd. Continue reading

Sport for Business Chats – Sinéad Cassidy
February 18th, 2020

Sinéad Cassidy is the latest in our series of Members Chats for 2020. She lets us in on how she has ‘felt the fear’ but started riding out regardless and at where she likes to eat during Galway Race Week. Continue reading

Sport for Business Chats – Sean Brett
February 14th, 2020

Sean Brett lets us in on a few secrets including why a former colleague is one he really gained from working with, the music of The Weeknd and doing a course in radio. Continue reading

200 Room Hotel for Croke Park
February 14th, 2020

A new four-star Maldron hotel is to be built adjacent to Croke Park Stadium on land bought in the past year by the GAA from Clonliffe College.
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