Wed, 24 Jun, 2020
Fri, 01 May, 2020
Wed, 08 Apr, 2020
Darragh Greene was in Dublin Airport when the world turned on its axis. The Longford swimmer and the rest of the senior national squad were in departures, poised to fly out to a meet in Scotland, when the acting Taoiseach delivered his address — and everything changed utterly, writes
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020
Sat, 14 Mar, 2020
Sport may shrink in significance in these unprecedented times but the sight of empty stadiums and speculation over the fate of previously ‘untouchable’ events as the Olympic Games and European Championships hammer home just how serious things have become.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020
During Jim Gavin’s presentation at Sport Ireland’s recent HPX Conference, the Dublin manager noted that there were “some competitors in the audience”, past and present, which probably explained why he was so big on philosophy but so scarce on actual detail, writes.
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017
The newly elected president of the Olympic Council of Ireland has spoken about the “devastating” impact of last year’s scandals at the Rio Games and hinted she would prefer to see a report into the situation published.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017
The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has a new president for the first time in 28 years after Swim Ireland’s Sarah Keane was swept in to the position with a vote at the body’s EGM in Dublin’s Conrad Hotel late last night.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017
Fiona Doyle probably wouldn’t have taken kindly to the suggestion at the time but the Limerick swimmer knows now that failure to make the Olympics four years ago may be one of the best things to have happened to her.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
A few months before Bryan Cullen would become the first Dublin man in 16 years to lift Sam Maguire, the then director of football operations at Chelsea, Mike Forde, spoke at a conference in Liverpool about a bit of a continuing professional development tour he took in on Stateside.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
Kerry chairman Patrick O’Sullivan has welcomed the €300,000 in sports capital funding to assist the development of a centre of excellence but revealed further assistance will be sought in line with recent Government funding of Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Fri, 04 Jul, 2014