The European Commission has formally launched the European Week of Sport which will this year take place between September 23rd and 30th. Continue reading
Over €22 million was invested in the network of Local Sports Partnerships by Sport Ireland, Local Authorities and partner organisations in 2019 with over half a million people across communities in Ireland taking part in LSP sport and physical activity opportunities. Continue reading
The countries network of 29 Local Sports Partnerships will be to the fore in helping as many people as possible get up and active on National Be Active Day this Sunday, June28th. Continue reading
If you are female and either a former or current coach you can play your part in improving the future balance of coaching in less time than it would take to set up a session of drills. Continue reading
In today’s Sport for Business Interview, we are joined by Peter Smyth, Head of research at Sport Ireland to talk through some of the findings from the numbers on physical movement and activity during the lockdown. Continue reading
It may seem counter-intuitive but the number of adults participating in sport and recreational walking at the moment is unprecedented in the history of Sport Ireland research according to the second volume of a report published today.
Sport Ireland has been taking in submissions from across the sporting community for an overarching discussion with Government about returns to play. Read more about this and potential plans for football’s return.
The Federation of Irish Sport has been active in maintaining regular contact with sport’s National Governing Bodies throughout the period of lockdown and yesterday sent out the latest in a fortnightly update for members. “We know it’s a challenge to … Continue reading
It is always within a 2K limit but Ireland has seen a dramatic rise in the numbers of us out walking and running during the lockdown.
There were a total of 34 sports that came under the testing with Cycling top of the list with 218, followed by Rugby on 196, Athletics on 154 and GAA on 153. Continue reading