Research published by the Federation of Irish Sport in partnership with Investec has shown that for every €100 invested in sport by the Government, the Exchequer receives up to €195 in tax revenues.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
This week the GAA issued guidelines for appropriate and safe training for Gaelic games. We askedto decode those guidelines to find out if they’re an improvement on the old regime, and whether some carry a deeper message
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
Corkman Finbarr Kirwan, formerly of the Irish Sports Council, is now senior director of performance with the US Olympic Committee. His job is putting US athletes on an Olympic podium, the currency he deals in is medals. Billy Walsh has already been tempted Stateside to drive standards in American boxing and Kirwan sees more Irish coaches moving to the US.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
Peter O’Keeffe will never make a cent playing golf again but if the new Flogas Irish Amateur Open champion had his time again, he knows from painful experience the key to success is not just innate talent but a big, fat wallet to match an insatiable appetite for hard work.
Tue, 16 May, 2017
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017
Previously announced Government plans to release State records relating to the Troubles and peace process in Northern Ireland are to be accelerated amid concern Ireland’s version of events is being overtaken by that of Britain.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Sun, 04 Dec, 2016
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
Irish Examiner journalist Dan MacCarthy speaks to Irish Olympic medallist and Irish Sports Council chief executive John Treacy, as well as Collins Press publisher Con Collins about his new book, Cycling Munster – Great Road Routes
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
“Doping is fundamentally contrary to the spirit of sport. The spirit of sport is the intrinsic value of sport. The spirit of sport is the celebration of the human spirit, body and mind, and is the pursuit of human excellence through the dedicated perfection of each person’s natural talents. The spirit of sport is characterised, amongst other values, by ethics, fair play, honesty, health, teamwork, dedication and commitment, respect for rules and laws, respect for self and other participants, courage, community and solidarity.”
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Thu, 04 Feb, 2016