Bringing the Olympics to the Classroom and Inspiring the Next Generation 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 […]
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Olympians. Register now to use your OLY letters. This is an exclusive benefit for Olympians only. Just like PhD or other post-nominal designations, you, as an Olympian can now use the letters OLY after your name to recognise the years of hard work, dedication, and perseverance it took to become an Olympian. OLY is […]
The Olympic Federation of Ireland mission, as a member of the International Olympic Movement, is to positively enhance Irish Sport, Irish Athletes and the country. A focus area in the strategic plan is ‘Putting Athletes First’, to ensure that being an Olympian is the pinnacle of their sporting career. The work of the Athlete […]
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 Federation of Ireland Athletes’ 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 […]
Please click on the following link to view the document: Olympic Federation of_Athletes’ Commission_Terms of Reference
Contact details for the Olympic Council of Ireland and for member federations.
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.