Cyclist Aoife O’Brien has been named as the flagbearer for Team Ireland in the Opening Ceremony of the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) which takes place in the Baku Crystal Hall on the 21 July. The EYOF is a multi-sport event aimed at athletes aged 14-18 years of age and runs from the 21 […]

GAIN Irish U18 (Junior) Show Jumping team win European Championship bronze medal

A fantastic performance from the GAIN Irish U18 (Junior) Show Jumping team has seen them take the bronze medal today (Friday) at the European Youth Championships which are taking place at Zuidwolde in The Netherlands. Less than one fence separated the top three teams at the finish, with the Irish quartet of Wexford’s Harry Allen […]


On the final day of the competition at the European Games a decision has been made to withdraw Kellie Harrington from her final fight in the Women’s Light -60kg today due to injury. Harrington sustained a hand injury in the semi-final bout with Agnes Alexiusson from Sweden, and she has been deemed unfit to box. […]


Team Ireland had six athletes in action across four sports on the second day of the European Games in Minsk. Two finals were contested by Team Ireland today with Alice Sharpe finished in 25th place in the Cycling Women’s Cycling Road Race and Nathon Burns was 7th in the Judo Men’s Half-light Weight 66kg. Boxers […]

#WePlay Inspiring Girls in Sport Conference

Swim Ireland are delighted to announce the return of the #WePlay Inspiring Girls in Sport Conference on Wednesday July 3rd at the National Indoor Arena. This conference is one that will benefit girls of ALL AGES involved in ANY SPORT, including your athletes! Please help us share the information about #WePlay with your members, as […]

Ireland’s Leading Goal Scorer passes the 100 Goal Marker

Ireland’s Leading Goal Scorer passes the 100 Goal Marker as Ireland beat Singapore 11-0 Secure a Semi-final on Saturday   Ireland 11 (S O’Donoghue 3, C Harte 2, S Cole 2, L Cole, M Nelson, L Madeley, B Walker) Singapore 0.   After a disappointing meeting with Egypt on Sunday the Irish Men’s squad picked […]

RECAP: Heartbreak for Ireland as they bow out of FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series following overtime loss

There was heartbreak for the Ireland Senior Women’s 3×3 team this morning as they bowed out of the FIBA 3×3 Women’s World Series in Italy following a 13-14 overtime loss at the hands of Mongolia. The game, which was a refixed match from Friday evening due to rain, was Ireland’s last pool game of the […]

Two wins from Two for Irish Women Hockey with 8-1 win over Czech Republic.

Ireland 8 (N Daly (2), A O’Flanagan (4), S Hawkshaw, Z Wilson) Czech Republic (1 J Reichlova) Two wins from two for Ireland in the FIH Series Finals at Havelock Park as O’Flanagan puts away four goals and Daly does a double. Added to a goal each for Sarah Hawkshaw and Zoe Wilson the Irish […]

Irish Women get their FIH Series Final off to Strong Start with 2 – 1 win over Malaysia

Ireland 2 (B Barr, K Mullan) Malaysia 1 (S Husain) Bethany Barr put Ireland on the scoreboard early on with a goal in the forth minute, deflected from the penalty corner, on her major tournament debut. The Green Army showed good speed and intensity in the opening quarter, although Malaysia weren’t without opportunity. Strong defence […]

Impressive Start to Summer Internationals for Senior Men

Ireland 5 (S O’Donoghue, M Nelson, C Harte, B Walker, E Magee) USA 0. The summer of International hockey got off to a great start at Serpentine Avenue on Friday evening as an impressive Ireland team overcame the USA 5 -0 in the 1st of a 2-match series. In ideal conditions the opening exchanges were […]

Ireland Senior Men Draw 1-1 with France in Lisnagarvey in first of Two-Match Series

Ireland 1 (S O’Donoghue) France 1 (H Genestet) A goal from Shane O’Donoghue in the 42nd minute saw Ireland take the lead in third quarter against France at Lisnagarvey Hockey Club, in the first of this two-match series. However, Frenchman Hugo Genestet equalised with the last play of the game following seven consecutive penalty corners […]
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