2014

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22 Dec 2014
Athletics Ireland Membership Reaches All-Time High of 54,000
 
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22 Dec 2014
2014 was another outstanding year for Irish Sport according to figures published today by the Irish Sports Council, with record levels of participation and over 50 medals achieved at World and European events.
 
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21 Dec 2014
Though recording the fastest time in the Olympia World Cup jump-off today, Ireland's Bertram Allen fell foul of the vertical bogey fence that had caught out so many in the final round in London, and finished seventh overall.
 
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20 Dec 2014
Irish teenager Bertram Allen has recorded his second straight win at Olympia's five star show in London.
 
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19 Dec 2014
Boxer Katie Taylor has been crowned The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Year 2014' for her exceptional achievement in winning a record breaking sixth European title and her fifth consecutive world title.
 
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19 Dec 2014
Rob Heffernan (Togher AC) will receive the bronze medal for the 20k Race Walk from the European Championships in Barcelona in 2010 in Cork tonight.
 
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17 Dec 2014
Paralympics Ireland has announced Denis Toomey as Chef de Mission for the Irish Paralympic team for the 2016 Games in Rio.
 
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14 Dec 2014
Antoinette Neamt deservedly won the "Swimmer of the Meet" Award when she smashed the Irish Senior 1500m Freestyle Record on the final day of competition at the Irish Short Course Championships in Lisburn.
 
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14 Dec 2014
The senior Irish women's team won a brilliant bronze team medal at the European Cross country Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria.
 
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12 Dec 2014
Shane Breen grabbed Ireland's biggest prize pot of the weekend so far when finishing first in tonight's feature class at the five-star show jumping fixture in La Coruna, Spain.
 
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12 Dec 2014
Conor Ferguson became the first Irish Junior to break the 2 minute barrier in the 200m Backstroke on the first night of competition at the Irish Short Course (25m) National Championships in Lisburn
 
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11 Dec 2014
The spotlight will be on Lagan Valley Leisureplex, Lisburn this weekend for the Irish National Short Course (25m) Swimming Championships with Ireland's top swimmers competing for national titles.
 
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11 Dec 2014
Minister Ring announces €1 million investment to support qualification, preparation and participation at Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
 
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11 Dec 2014
Roche & Reid complete line-up for Sportswoman of Year awards.
 
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9 Dec 2014
Ireland coach Phil Simmons and opening bowler Tim Murtagh have urged Irish fans to 'be part of the ten thousand' supporters expected to pack out Malahide for the game against England next May.
 
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7 Dec 2014
Exciting sprint finishes and thrilling races was the order of the day at the GloHealth National Novice and Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships.
 
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7 Dec 2014
Young Irish show jumping sensation Bertram Allen has added yet another victory to his tally with a win in the Lichtenvoorde Grand Prix in the Netherlands this evening.
 
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7 Dec 2014
13th for McCurley in Keirin on Final Day of Racing at the World Cup in London.
 
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4 Dec 2014
The GloHealth Novice and Uneven Age Cross Country Championship take place in Santry Demesne this Sunday, 7th of December.
 
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4 Dec 2014
Following on from Tuesday's announcement that Conor Dooney (Raheny Shamrock AC) will now represent Ireland at the European Cross Country Championships in Bulgaria.
 
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4 Dec 2014
A total of 1,023 groups of older people across Ireland are celebrating the awarding of grants to support physical activity and sport.
 
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4 Dec 2014
Rachael Darragh and Sarah Boyle who are hoping to securing their place at the 2015 European Games took a step closer today with a victory over Finnish pairing Anna Paavola and Sonja Pekkola.
 
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3 Dec 2014
Full Irish Team Embark on the Second World Cup of the Season, in London.
 
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30 Nov 2014
Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) placed fifth in the high quality Cross de l'Acier in France on Sunday, 30th of November.
 
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29 Nov 2014
Andrew Balbirnie's maiden hundred for Ireland led his team to a well deserved four wicket win against a strong New Zealand A side at the ICC Global Cricket Academy in Dubai.
 
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28 Nov 2014
Athletics Ireland has named three more athletes on the Irish team for the 21st SPAR European Cross Country Championships.
 
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26 Nov 2014
Ireland's selectors have unveiled a total of 37 players in their winter training squads, split between their Performance squad and the Emerging Players Programme.
 
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26 Nov 2014
Focus placed on Six Strategy Pillars, Including Advocacy and Commercial.
 
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18 Nov 2014
The Irish Sports Council (ISC) today hosted an Anti Doping Information Day in advance of changes to the 2015 Irish Anti-Doping Rules (IADR).
 
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17 Nov 2014
Team Ireland experienced mixed fortunes at the AIBA World Women's Elite Championships in Jeju, South Korea today.
 
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13 Nov 2014
Ireland Women will host Australia in three T20 International matches in August next year.
 
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12 Nov 2014
Through a dedicated website www.winterready.ie, advice is being made available from a number of sources including Government Departments.
 
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12 Nov 2014
Second place finish and personal best performance in Dublin Marathon earns award.
 
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10 Nov 2014
Ryan Finishes 15th in Omnium, Mullen and McCurley in the Mix in First World Cup of the Season.
 
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7 Nov 2014
Bertram Allen confirmed his return to top form when winning this afternoon's feature class at the World Cup Show in Verona, Italy.
 
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7 Nov 2014
Team Ireland took on Norway in the opening game of the group 6 qualifiers for the European mixed team championships.
 
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7 Nov 2014
Paul Stirling and Max Sorensen return to the Ireland squad for their upcoming training camp in Dubai later this month as they continue their preparation for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
 
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6 Nov 2014
Full Irish Team Compete in Mexico at First World Cup of the Season.
 
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4 Nov 2014
Ireland made it three from three with a 4-0 win this afternoon in their final test match against Scotland which took place at Alexandra College this afternoon.
 
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2 Nov 2014
Middle and Long Distance Triathlete Eimear Mullan has been named Triathlete of the Year at the Triathlon Ireland Awards Evening held in Dun Laoghaire on Saturday evening.
 
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2 Nov 2014
Scott Evans contributes significantly to his World ranking and Olympic qualification by reaching the final of the BitBurger Open.
 
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2 Nov 2014
Ireland took on Scotland tonight winning 1-0 in the final seconds of play thanks to a drag flick from Chloe Brown in a game that was played with intensity from both sides.
 
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1 Nov 2014
With the Rio 2016 Olympic qualification process under way Scott Evans is now into the finals of the $120,000 Bitburger Open after beating HS Prannoy of India.
 
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31 Oct 2014
Horse Sport Ireland's show jumping team manager Robert Splaine today (Friday) confirmed his World Cup show selections for the remainder of 2014.
 
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31 Oct 2014
Ireland's Billy Twomey is 20,000 euro richer tonight after his second place finish in the Longines Grand Prix at Lyon, France, aboard Terry Payne's gelding Diaghilev.
 
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31 Oct 2014
The Irish Sports Council today published the seventh SPEAK Report, which provides an overview of the operations of the national network of 31 Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) in 2013.
 
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28 Oct 2014
Scott Evans has secured a place in the last 32 of the men's singles today by beating Gabriel Ulldahl of Sweden.
 
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27 Oct 2014
Maria McCambridge (Dundrum South Dublin AC) and Sergiu Ciobanu (Clonliffe Harriers AC) were crowned 2014 National Marathon Champions after winning their respective categories on a perfect day for running in Dublin City.
 
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23 Oct 2014
Jessie Ryder's brutal assault on Ireland's seamers saw Otago defeat the tourists by three wickets in the final match of their World Cup acclimatisation tour in Lincoln.
 
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23 Oct 2014
The National Marathon Championships are once again being run in conjunction with the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon, which takes place through the historic Georgian streets of Dublin.
 
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22 Oct 2014
Sanita Puspure wins Head of Charles Regatta in Boston over weekend.
 
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22 Oct 2014
Alex Speers, a mainstay of Irish Hockey for the last 8 years winning 164 caps, has called time on her International career and is retiring.
 
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21 Oct 2014
Ireland's cricketers slumped to an emphatic 117 runs loss against Canterbury in the penultimate game of their World Cup acclimatisation tour at Lincoln in New Zealand.
 
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21 Oct 2014
Ireland Coach Phil Simmons will leave Ireland's tour of Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday.
 
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20 Oct 2014
Ryan Finishes Omnium in 13th Place to Close Strong Irish European Championships.
 
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17 Oct 2014
Ireland Captain William Porterfield has returned home from Ireland's ICC Cricket World Cup acclimatisation tour of Australia and New Zealand due to personal reasons.
 
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17 Oct 2014
Women's Team Pursuit Demonstrate Potential with Irish Record and 8th Place Finish in First Outing.
 
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16 Oct 2014
George Dockrell took four wickets in a sparking bowling display but it wasn't enough to save Ireland from a three wicket loss against Northern Districts in the first match of the New Zealand leg of their ICC World Cup acclimatisation tour.
 
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16 Oct 2014
Chris has dedicated himself to reaching a certain levelin the sport over the past two years and his hard work is clearly paying off as he continues to go from strength to strength.
 
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16 Oct 2014
The Autumn Open Cross Country Event organised by Athletics Ireland will take place at the Magazine Fort in the Phoenix Park this Sunday, 19th of October.
 
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16 Oct 2014
A joint Cork award for September: winning captains Anna Geary and Briege Corkery who, somehow, led their teams to all but impossible victories.
 
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16 Oct 2014
Women's Team Pursuit Qualify for Finals Following Strong Debut at European Championships.
 
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13 Oct 2014
As Electric Ireland's Green Army continue their Olympic Qualification preparation three further International matches have been confirmed to take place in Dublin against Scotland this November.
 
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13 Oct 2014
Alex Wright (Leevale AC) produced a stunning performance in a 50 km race in Germany on Saturday 11th of October.
 
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12 Oct 2014
Billy Twomey recorded Ireland's fourth win of the weekend at the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) in Birmingham today.
 
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11 Oct 2014
Superb performances from the Irish team in the cross country phase of the Eventing Nations' Cup at Boekelo in the Netherlands saw a dramatic jump from overnight seventh place to fourth at the close of today's action.
 
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10 Oct 2014
Cork rider Billy Twomey claimed Ireland's first international win at the British Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham, England today with victory in the Five Fence Challenge.
 
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10 Oct 2014
Following Billy Twomey's earlier victory today with Royale du Rouet, Tipperary's Trevor Breen made it an Irish double at Britain's Horse of the Year show tonight with Karen Swann's one-eyed Adventure de Kannan.
 
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9 Oct 2014
The Irish cricket team will come to Australia in February next year to take part in a training camp that will include a one day match against Sydney Grade club Randwick Petersham.
 
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7 Oct 2014
At a meeting in Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday para badminton was among sixteen sports approved for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games sports programme.
 
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7 Oct 2014
Irish team announced for European Championships as World Cup Qualification slots confirmed.
 
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4 Oct 2014
Bertram Allen has broken through into the top 20 of the world's show jumping rankings for the first time, entering this week at number 17.
 
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2 Oct 2014
Craig Young took five wickets and top scored with an unbeaten 37 but it wasn't enough to stave off another comprehensive defeat for Ireland against Queensland in the second game of their tour.
 
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1 Oct 2014
Report shows that Government investment in sport has been successful in boosting sporting activity.
 
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28 Sep 2014
Ireland's Nicolas Roche wrapped up the UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain, with an impressive 26th position in the Elite Men's Road Race.
 
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27 Sep 2014
O'Loughlin 44th, Dunbar 60th and Shanahan 92nd in Junior Men's Road Race at the World Championships in Spain.
 
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27 Sep 2014
It was the final day for the Irish at the 2014 European Senior Championship with Sian Williams securing a bronze medal.
 
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26 Sep 2014
Time Trial Crash Forces Knight to Withdraw from Road Race at the World Championships in Spain
 
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26 Sep 2014
Mullen 63rd and Dunne 72nd in U23 Men's Road Race at the World Championships in Spain.
 
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25 Sep 2014
Electric Ireland's national women's team will play two test matches against the higher ranked Belgium team, on Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th October.
 
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23 Sep 2014
In his World Championship debut, Carrick-on-Suir's Michael O'Loughlin has finished in an impressive 8th position in the Junior Men's Time Trial in Ponferrada, Spain.
 
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22 Sep 2014
Ryan Mullen finishes TT with Silver Medal at the World Championships in Spain.
 
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21 Sep 2014
In the men's singles final it was number one seed Joshua Magee against Owen Marron.
 
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20 Sep 2014
John Anderson top scored with 80 helping Leinster Lightning to a narrow two wicket win against Northern Knights.
 
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20 Sep 2014
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern have finished 8th in the 49er class at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships.
 
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19 Sep 2014
Rachael Darragh and Sara Boyle have made it through to the quarterfinals of the doubles in the 2014 Polish Open.
 
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19 Sep 2014
Max Sorensen has been ruled out of Ireland's forthcoming acclimatisation tour of Australia and New Zealand.
 
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19 Sep 2014
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern have today earned Ireland its third place at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil
 
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19 Sep 2014
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern have today (19 September) earned Ireland its third place at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.
 
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18 Sep 2014
Irish show jumping manager Robert Splaine has announced the jumping order of his selected team that will compete in Friday's Italian Nations' Cup in Arezzo.
 
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18 Sep 2014
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern finish 11th in Race 6 in the 49er Gold fleet.
 
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18 Sep 2014
Both of Ireland's 49er teams pulled out the necessary results today at the ISAF Sailing World Championships to stay in contention for Olympic qualification.
 
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17 Sep 2014
Cricket Ireland agree multi-million euro Academy Naming Rights partnership with Shapoorji Pallonji.
 
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17 Sep 2014
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern finish 15th in Race 5 in the 49er Yellow fleet.
 
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17 Sep 2014
Annalise Murphy from Providence Team IRL has today become the second sailor to qualify Ireland for the 2016 Olympics.
 
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17 Sep 2014
Annalise Murphy from Providence Team IRL has today become the second sailor to qualify Ireland for the 2016 Olympics.
 
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16 Sep 2014
As Daniel McKenna and Arthur Kierans crossed the final stage finish at Rally Isle of Man powered by Microgaming, they secured the 2014 MSA British Rally Championship title ahead of rivals Osian Pryce and Dale Furniss.
 
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16 Sep 2014
Today was a very busy day at the ISAF Sailing World Championship in Santander.
 
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11 Sep 2014
Congratulations to Ian O'Sullivan becomes Ireland's first Olympic Clay Target World Champion winning the Olympic Trap men junior event.
 
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16 Apr 2014
The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Mr. Michael Ring TD today announced an investment package of over €7.4 million, through the Irish Sports Council
 
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9 Apr 2014
The Irish Sports Council today published their Anti-Doping figures for 2013.
 
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2 Apr 2014
The Irish Institute of Sport is delighted to announce details concerning the outcome of the Pursuit of Excellence Programme (PEP) application process