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Donegal’s Brendan Boyce has booked his seat on the plane to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo following a fantastic performance in the 50k European Race Walking Championships in Alytus. Boyce finished in a Personal Best time of 3:48:13 to claim fifth place overall. The race for third was a three way battle between Boyce, […]

Hockey Ireland Announce Men’s Senior International Team for FIH World Series in June

The Senior Irish Men’s Hockey squad was unveiled early this morning for the upcoming FIH World Series in Le Touquet, France, which gets underway on June 15th. This tournament is the first stage in the Olympic qualification process for the Irish men, with the top two teams from each FIH Series Finals securing a place […]

National Team Sponsor for Volleyball

Volleyball Ireland are delighted to announce W.E.D Consulting Ltd as their main Women’s Team Sponsor for 2019.   The Dublin based consultancy firm specialises in cost management, quantity surveying, project management and specialist project control services on development and construction projects in Ireland and abroad. The partnership will see W.E.D Consulting become Team Ireland’s main […]

Irish Volleyball Team Announced

Volleyball Ireland has announced an 11 Woman squad to compete in the Confederation de Europeene Volleyball (CEV) Small Countries Zone Championships in Luxembourg next week.   The squad features no less than six players from UCD Volleyball Club, as well as representatives from Galway, Naas, Santry and University College Cork – as well as 16 […]

McCormack delivers magnificent performance in Aarhus

Fionnuala McCormack (Kilcoole) delivered a magnificent performance to finish 18th in the senior women’s 10,000m race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark today.   Just six months after giving birth, McCormack was back on the world stage and as good as ever in a loaded field where Helen Obiri (Kenya) completed […]

54th Senior European Karate Championship – Irish Team on the road to Tokyo Qualification

Eight Irish athletes travelled to the 54th European Karate Championship in Guadalajara, the next pit stop on the way to qualification for the European Games in Minsk and ultimately the Tokyo Olympic Games. Attendance at the Championship is vital on the qualification road to Tokyo, which is a detailed and complex process. Points are gained […]

EQUESTRIAN – Judy Reynolds rocks to World Cup top six

Ireland’s Judy Reynolds rocks to another World Cup top six finish Irish Dressage star Judy Reynolds and the Joe and Kathleen Reynolds-owned gelding Vancouver K have continued their hugely impressive recent run of form, by claiming a sixth place finish in today’s (Thursday) FEI World Cup Grand Prix at ‘s-Hertogenbosch in The Netherlands. Drawn ninth […]

Hockey: Women’s FIH Series Finals To Take Place In Banbridge

Hockey Ireland today announced that the women’s FIH Series Finals (June 8th-16th), originally expected to be held in Dublin, will now be held at Banbridge Hockey Club. While work has commenced on two new top-class hockey pitches in Dublin, UCD and the National Sports Campus, neither will be completed in time to accommodate the required […]

Letter to my 12 year old self – Claire Lambe


Hockey: Graham Shaw Departs Hockey Ireland To Take Up Role With Hockey New Zealand

Hockey Ireland has today accepted the resignation of senior women’s head coach Graham Shaw as he takes up the position of head coach of New Zealand’s senior international women. Shaw has long since been a member of the Hockey Ireland family both as a senior international player and as part of the coaching set up […]

Irish Speed Skater Sean McAnuff Takes On Short Track Worlds

Sean McAnuff carries Irish hopes that this weekend’s International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track Speed Skating World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria (8-10 March).   McAnuff will be making his World Short Track debut in the Bulgarian capital tomorrow Friday 8 March among skaters from 36 countries with the preliminary rounds of the 500 and 1000 metres […]
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