Dare to Believe

The Olympic Federation of Ireland is proud to launch Dare to Believe, a school activation programme championed and supported by the Athletes’ Commission. Olympism, Paralympism and the benefits of sport will be promoted in schools nationwide by some of Ireland’s best known and most accomplished athletes in a fun and interactive manner. The initial pilot phase is targeting the fifth and sixth class students in primary schools.

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KELLIE HARRINGTON INSPIRES WITH DARE TO BELIEVE PROGRAMME SUPPORTED BY PTSB

Team Ireland Olympic Champion Kellie Harrington visited her old primary school and her boxing club to inspire the next generation of kids to reach for their dreams.   The Toyko 2020 Olympic Games gold medal winner took a break from her intense training schedule for this summer’s Paris 2024 Olympic Games to tell the kids that “anything is possible if [...]

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PTSB AND DARE TO BELIEVE ANNOUNCED AS NEW SPONSORS OF 10TH PEXPO

Olympic-themed projects to be included in student submissions PTSB and the Olympic Federation of Ireland’s Dare to Believe programme have today been announced as the new sponsors of the 10th PEexpo. The new look PExpo will move to the Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown, Dublin for its tenth edition on Thursday May 2,

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120,000 Schoolchildren Signed Up To Dare To Believe Olympic Movement Breaks

We're into the third week of our Dare To Believe Olympic Movement Break Challenge! There has been over 120,000 schoolchildren via 5000 plus teachers getting involved every day with various Olympic challenges. These range from a boxing class with Olympic Champion Kellie Harrington, to running the 400m Hurdles Olympic Final with Thomas Barr. If you're

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Olympic Movement Breaks Launched in Primary Schools Nationally

Team Ireland athletes star as Olympic Movement Breaks is launched in primary schools nationally The Olympic Federation of Ireland and the Active School Flag programmes work together to get Irish primary school pupils more active Minister of State for Sport and Physical Education Thomas Byrne TD Launches Initiative The Minister of State for Sport and

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TEAM IRELAND ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO ‘LETS MOVE’ FOR OLYMPIC DAY ON 23 JUNE

Tomorrow, 23 June, athletes around the world will be celebrating Olympic Day. This year’s theme is ‘Let’s Move’ with a general call to action to encourage people to move for 30 minutes a day. This year Team Ireland has teamed up with Tokyo Olympian Greg O’Shea to create a workout, through his BETTR with Greg

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Aidan Walsh | Dare To Believe Visit To Donegal Town

Aidan Walsh Visits Donegal Town   The Olympic Federation of Ireland’s Dare to Believe schools programme, sponsored by Permanent TSB saw Olympic Medallist Aidan Walsh visit John Bosco Donegal Boxing Club and Scoil Áodh Rua agus Nuala in Donegal town, where students, teachers and coaches got to meet their idol, hear his story and be inspired to learn to believe in themselves. Check out

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Role Models – Eimear Lambe, Olympic Bronze Medallist

Dare to Believe ambassador and Tokyo Olympic Bronze Medallist Eimear Lambe understands the importance of having role models. The Dublin rower who became an Olympic medallist in Tokyo when she finished third in the final of the Women’s Four with teammates Aifric Keogh, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty, explains how there is no one way

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