Gymnastics Ireland has confirmed that Marsh Ireland is to continue the sponsorship of the 2019 National Gymnastics Awards. The announcement follows on from the acquisition of JLT Ireland by international insurance firm Marsh earlier this year.
“Marsh Ireland are delighted to support the 2019 Marsh Gymnastics Ireland National Awards,” said Head of Enterprise and Sport at Marsh Ireland, and former Dublin Football Captain Ciaran Whelan.
“From starting out within the local community right up to participation at international level, Gymnastics Ireland continues to grow year on year.”
“We are proud to be associated with the recognition of the fantastic local and international achievements, which included the brilliant achievements of Meg Ryan and Jane Heffernan with podium finishes at the World Cup in Turkey and Rhys McClenaghan at the World Cups in Slovenia & China.”
The news follows off the back of another great year including historic firsts in competition and the launch of new initiatives such as the GymSTART competition, the National Series Super Camp and Club Managers Forum.
The 2019 National Awards is Gymnastics Ireland’s annual event designed to reward all those stand out performers and contributors to the sport of Gymnastics throughout the year.
Earlier this year at the Sport Industry Awards, Gymnastics Ireland won the Inclusivity Award and was shortlisted for Best Use of Social media and as National Governing Body of the Year.
With Membership standing at 34,000 and almost 10,000 competitors in the national events programme, Gymnastics Ireland is one of the progressive of Irish sports.
“We are very grateful to Ciaran Whelan, Barbara McCluskey and the team at Marsh Ireland for continuing to support our National Awards,” said CEO Ciaran Gallagher.
“It has again been a huge year and this event has established itself as a real celebration of all things gymnastics. The night also serves as a great social occasion for our members and community to get together outside of the gym and competition arena.”
This year’s awards will take place in Dublin on Saturday, October 19th.