OCI ANNOUNCE 12 IRISH OLYMPIC HOPEFULS TO RECEIVE OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY SCHOLARSHIPS TO ASSIST WITH QUALIFICATION AND PREPARATIONS FOR TOKYO 2020
Monday, 27 November 2017: The Olympic Council of Ireland (the “OCI”) has announced the names of twelve athletes who have been awarded Olympic Solidarity Scholarships to assist with qualification and preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The Irish Men’s Hockey Team have also been awarded a scholarship to assist in their qualification efforts for the […]
Sarah is the first Chief Executive Officer of Swim Ireland and has held this position for over ten years. Sarah is a former National Level Swimmer, and International Water Polo player. Sarah is a qualified solicitor and prior to Swim Ireland she worked for eight years with Matheson Solicitors (formerly Matheson, Ormsby & Prentice) a […]
A series of profiles of the executive committee of the Irish Olympic Council.
A short background biography of the staff of the Olympic Council of Ireland.
At the first meeting of the Olympic Council of Ireland Athlete’s Commission Darren O’Neill, Ireland’s representative in the middleweight category in boxing at the London Olympic Games was unanimously elected as chairperson. Darren from Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny will attend OCI Executive Committee meetings as an ex oficio member. Following his election, he said “it […]
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The Olympic Council of Ireland provides leadership for Olympic sport in Ireland. It has a clear vision, mission , and set of key objectives to enable it to make a positive impact at home , in Europe, and within the Olympic Movement worldwide.
J.J. Keane, then one of Irelands leading sports administrators was elected to the International Olympic Committee in 1922 and it is now generally accepted that the Irish Olympic Council as it was known at the outset, came to existence in 1922 but due to the loss of the minutes of the early meetings of the Council, the exact date is now not known.