Team Ireland Announced for Youth Olympic Games

The Olympic Federation of Ireland today named a squad of 16 athletes from 9 sports, to compete at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in October in Buenos Aires. Competition runs from October 6 to October 18 featuring over 4,000 athletes and over 32 sports. This will be the first outing for Team Ireland since the […]

Ireland’s Judy Reynolds qualifies for FEI World Equestrian Games final

Ireland make impressive start to Eventing competition Irish Dressage rider Judy Reynolds has qualified for tomorrow’s (Friday) Grand Prix Special Final at the FEI World Equestrian Games at Tryon, North Carolina in the USA. Riding the Joe and Kathleen Reynolds-owned gelding Vancouver K, Judy produced a score of 71.957% in Wednesday’s first individual final and […]

FEI World Equestrian Games

Irish Dressage rider Judy Reynolds makes impressive start on Day 1 of FEI World Equestrian Games – Eventing competition gets underway today Ireland’s Judy Reynolds lies in 12th place overall out of 38 competitors, following the opening Dressage competition at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, which got underway yesterday (Wednesday) at in Tryon in […]

Olympians can register for OLY

Join thousands of other Olympians who have already signed up for OLY. World Olympians Association (WOA) presented the landmark initiative and awarded the first OLY certificate to International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach – the first Olympian to officially receive the initials – WOA President Joël Bouzou invited all Olympians around the world to sign-up to use “OLY” after […]

Government’s National Policy for Sport

The Olympic Council of Ireland today (25 July) welcomed the publication of the Government’s National Policy for Sport 2018-27.   There are a number of important initiatives proposed within this wide-ranging document, all of which are underpinned by the commitment to double Government funding for sport from €111m to €220m annually and to treble funding […]

Former EYOF Athletes bring home the silver!

Congratulations to the Irish athletes who won Silver medals at the recent IAAF World U20 Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland. The Irish women’s 4x100m relay team who set a new national U20 record of 43.90 seconds was comprised of former European Youth Olympic Festival athletes; Molly Scott, Gina Akpe-Moses, Ciara Neville and Patience Jumbo-Gula.  The […]

EOC “Gender Equality in Sport” Commission meeting

The first meeting of the Gender Equality in Sport Commission will take place in Rome, Italy 10th & 11th July at the Committee of National Italia (CONI) Olympic Preparation Centre. Sarah Keane, Chair of the Commission will meet with the other members of the Commission and will be accompanied by our CEO – Peter Sherrard. […]

OCI awards €200,000 in funding to National Governing bodies

  The Olympic Council of Ireland today announced €200,000 of funding grants to its member Federations. The grants are being made available to member National Governing Bodies to support Olympic focused projects across the current Olympic cycle. This allocation marks the first year of the programme, the purpose of which is to support specific Olympic […]

Olympic Council of Ireland welcomes new members at AGM

The Olympic Council of Ireland held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 21st June at the National Sports Campus, Dublin. At the meeting, three new National Governing Bodies were accepted for membership. The bodies have been admitted following the addition of new sports (Baseball / Softball, Karate, Skateboard, Sports Climbing and Surfing) to the programme […]


Contact Karate Ireland (O.N.A.K.A.I.) : Ireland’s largest all style national karate organisation, was established in 1978 by the coming together of the three main styles then practiced in Ireland, Shotokan, Wado and Kenpo, for the principal purpose of producing a fully representational national squad for international competition and also to coordinate, regulate and promote all […]

Norman Green RIP

Norman Green previous Executive Committee member of the Olympic Council of Ireland has sadly passed away.  GREEN, Norman (Raheny) in his 95th year passed away peacefully on 9th June 2018 surrounded by his children, in the care of the Hermitage Medical Centre. Husband of the late Eileen, sadly missed by his children David, Peter, Robert […]
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