The Federation of Irish Sport

The Federation of Irish Sport is the independent voice for sport in Ireland representing 71 National Sports Organisations and 28 Local Sports Partnerships Find out more about the work we do.

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Volunteers in Sport Awards 2014

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The annual search is on to celebrate and reward the dedication and commitment of the sporting volunteer.  The endless enthusiasm of the volunteer allows children and adults to participate in sport at every level throughout their communities. An initiative of the Federation of Irish Sport in conjunction with the Irish Sports Council, the Department of [...]

THE ROLE OF SPORT IN IRELAND TODAY – FEDERATION OF IRISH SPORT PUBLISHES ANNUAL REVIEW

THE ROLE OF SPORT IN IRELAND TODAY – FEDERATION OF IRISH SPORT PUBLISHES ANNUAL REVIEW

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Opportunity to maximise potential of sport for benefit of Ireland given the wide and varied contribution made by sport in 2013 Sport supports 40,000 Irish Jobs with the global value of sport estimated at between $350 – $450 billion each year Calls for creation of cross-departmental strategy on sport or Master Plan for Sport which [...]

Event Profile: Irish Table Tennis Association- National Senior Championships 2014

Event Profile: Irish Table Tennis Association- National Senior Championships 2014

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Players from across Ireland descended to the fantastic facilities of the University of Limerick to battle it out for the chance to be National Champion in the 2014 Butterfly National Championships. Location: University of Limerick Date: 1st-2nd March 2014 Competitors  200+ Male and Female athletes- in singles, doubles, mixed doubles and wheelchair events Host Irish [...]

Federation of Irish Sport Annual Conference 2014- ‘Shaping Sport’s Future’- Book your tickets now!

Federation of Irish Sport Annual Conference 2014- ‘Shaping Sport’s Future’- Book your tickets now!

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Book your tickets here: http://www.eventbrite.ie/e/federation-of-irish-sport-conference-2014-shaping-sports-future-tickets-6305819877 The 2nd Federation of Irish Sport Conference will be hosted at the Guinness Storehouse on Thursday 29th May 2014. Keynote speaker will be  Dr Leo Varadkar, Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport with a panel including Kieran Mulvey, Chairperson, Irish Sports Council, Hugo MacNeill, MD, Goldman Sachs Ireland and others… More detail will [...]

Eurobarometer on sport reveals high levels of inactivity in the EU- Ireland exercise or play sport most regularly (16%), 6th overall (52%)

Eurobarometer on sport reveals high levels of inactivity in the EU- Ireland exercise or play sport most regularly (16%), 6th overall (52%)

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According to the results of the latest Eurobarometer survey on sport and physical activity, 59% of European Union citizens never or seldom exercise or play sport, while 41% do so at least once a week. Northern Europe is more physically active than the South and East. 70% of respondents in Sweden said they exercise or play [...]

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