Offaly Team Competes At Go For Life Games 2017

A team representing OFFALY took part in the 2017 Go for Life Games held in the DCU on Saturday, 10th June.  They were one of twenty four from around the country participating in a day of fun sporting activities.  Now in its sixth year, the Go for Life Games is one of the biggest social sports events […]

The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Award for February: Paula Fitzpatrick (Rugby)

The Irish Women’s Rugby captain Paula Fitzpatrick has been recognised for the team’s three wins in their Six Nations campaign to date and awarded The Irish Times – Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Month award for February 2017. Earlier this week former Irish captain, Fiona Coghlan, reflected on the progress made by the national team […]

Community Games National Area, Volunteer And Media Awards 2016

On Saturday 26th November, over 350 Community Games volunteers from all over Ireland attended the National Area, Volunteer and Media Awards in the Salthill Hotel in Galway. MC for the night was Tony O’Donoghue and distinguished guests included former Olympian Olive Loughnane, Minister Sean Canney, Deputy Mayor of Galway Pearce Flannery, County Galway GAA Chairman […]

Rugby League’s All Ireland Grand Final

The McGettigans All Ireland Grand final will take place on Saturday 6th August at the Carlisle ground, Bray. The final will be contested between the best of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with their respective grand final winners the Rabbitohs (NI) and the Galway Tribesmen (ROI) duelling to become the island’s champion team. […]

Offaly Coach Wins At The Irish Go For Life Games

Offaly man, Niall Farrelly, has won a Spirit of the Games award at the Go for Life Games held in DCU on Saturday, 11th June.  Now in its fifth year, the Go for Life Games is one of the biggest leisure sport events for older people in Ireland. Run by Age & Opportunity with support […]

European Amputee Football Games To Be Held At UL Sports, Limerick

The European Amputee Football Games will be held at UL Sports Limerick (3G Pitches) on 11th June 2016 from 12.3pm to 3pm and is open to all ages. The Irish Amputee Football Teams are an outreach project and provide theraeutic sport.  All of the team players have a disability, whether it is an upper or […]

The Irish Times And NDC Launch ‘The Best Sports Club In Ireland’

The Irish Times is on the hunt for the Best Sports Club in Ireland: clubs with great spirit, great communities and great achievements.   This sporting competition is all about the taking part, not the winning.  The club can be large or small, urban or rural, cup winner or community club. The winning sports club, […]

Horse Racing Goes Dating at the Ploughing

Grade 1 Cheltenham race winning jockeys Bryan Cooper and Adrian Heskin and leading lady amateur jockey Kate Harrington have launched Horse Racing Ireland’s (HRI’s) “Dating at the Races” game which will take place in the HRI marquee at the National Ploughing Championships.   Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) will attend the National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, […]

Will an all-Ireland soccer team ever happen again?

The Irish Football Association (IFA) was founded in Belfast in 1880. It was the governing body for soccer for the whole of the island of Ireland. Soccer in Ireland was united for over forty years. Then divisions in the sport reached a climax after the First World War, cul With the internationalisation of the English […]

ean Kelly and Roz Purcell Launch Down Syndrome Ireland Charity Cycle -Tour de Leinster September 2015-

Sean Kelly and Roz Purcell, launched this year’s charity cycle Tour de Leinster in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. The charity is calling on cyclists to saddle up for the Tour de Leinster charity challenge which begins on 24th September and continues over four days until 27th September. This year marks the second year of […]

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