May

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31 May 2008
On semi-final day at the Rowing World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland, the men’s lightweight four (LM4-) of Paul Griffin, Richard Archibald, Gearoid Towey and Eugene Coakley
 
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30 May 2008
All four Irish boats were in action today (May30th) at the second leg of the Rowing World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland, and a series of good performances saw three of them advance to tomorrow’s semi-finals.
 
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29 May 2008
The Pitch and Putt Union of Ireland stage the Finals of the Ladies and Gents National Matchplay Championships this weekend in the Glenville Club Tallaght Dublin 24.
 
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27 May 2008
Irish defender, Clare Parkhill, 27, today announced her retirement from the international hockey scene after earning a total of 70 senior caps in just a three year period.
 
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26 May 2008
Ireland’s leading female triathlete Emma Davis continued her bid for Olympic qualification over the weekend at the ITU World Cup in Madrid, Spain
 
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26 May 2008
Stephen Gallagher (Ireland An Post M Donnelly Grant Thornton Sean Kelly) and David O Loughlin ( Irealnd Pezula Racing) capped a good week for irish riders in the FBD Insurance Ras
 
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23 May 2008
Ireland’s leading female triathlete Emma Davis continues her bid for Olympic qualification this weekend at the ITU World Cup in Madrid, Spain
 
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22 May 2008
On the 16th of May 2008, BWF (Badminton World Federation) informed all National Associations of an early re-allocation of Olympic positions and on that list a young 19 year old Donegal women got her reward for her dedication and hard work.
 
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22 May 2008
A team of four Irish boats, all in Olympic boat classes, is set to compete in the second leg of the Rowing World Cup series in Lucerne, Switzerland
 
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22 May 2008
The number of people engaged in exercise activities has increased dramatically, particularly in the last twenty years. Young adults play much more sport than their parent’s generation and are therefore likely to participate more as older adults.
 
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21 May 2008
Irish Sports Council at Joint Oireachtas Committee
 
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19 May 2008
It has been a very difficult season for the players with an unprecedented amount of pressure on their shoulders at every tournament and between each event.
 
13 May 2008
Ireland's Jason Smyth breaks his own 100m world record at Paralympic World Cup
 
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12 May 2008
Brian McElhinney won the Sureshot Classic PGA Europro Tour event at the Shire London by one shot on Friday 9th May.
 
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11 May 2008
An Irish canoe-slalom team of five paddlers all qualified for the semi-finals at the European Championships in Krakow. Poland today (10 May 2008).
 
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11 May 2008
In the final of the opening Rowing World Cup of the season in Munich today (11th May) the Irish men's lightweight four (LM4-) of Paul Griffin, Richard Archibald, Gearoid Towey and Eugene Coakley finished fifth.
 
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8 May 2008
Once again this year the Irish Sports Council’s financial support for the FBD Insurance RÁS will be acknowledged with the presentation each day of the Irish Sports Council White Jersey to the leading young rider in the Best Young Rider Classification.
 
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7 May 2008
Ireland’s Emma Davis, from Bangor, has moved into an Olympic qualifying spot for the first time in her pursuit of qualification for the Games, with a ninth place finish at the Triathlon World Cup in Richards Bay, South Africa over the weekend (3rd May).
 
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7 May 2008
The Challenge of Ireland presented by Glasson has been given a major boost after The Irish Sports Council announced its support for the European Challenge Tour event, which will return to Glasson Golf Hotel & Country Club, Co. Westmeath, from July 31 – August 3.
 
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7 May 2008
Bol Chumann’s Senior Mean and Women performed magnificently in the road bowling disciplines at the European Bowling Championships held in Cork over the May Bank Holiday weekend.
 
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7 May 2008
Michael Hoey’s one shot victory at the Banque Populaire Moroccan Classic on the European Challenge Tour made it a double Irish success with Peter Lawrie’s maiden European Tour win at the Open de Espana.
 
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6 May 2008
Ireland Olympic dream shatterd by Italian as they lose two nil.
 
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6 May 2008
Peter O'Leary & Stephen Milne have been recommended to the OCI as Ireland’s representatives in the Star class at the 2008 Olympics.
 
6 May 2008
The Wexford-Waterford combination of Eamonn Boland and Damien Morrissey coasted to a comfortable win in the Ordnance Survey International Rally of the lakes in Killarney over the may bank Holiday weekend.
 
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6 May 2008
The Irish Women’s team finished in an excellent fourth place in the European team Squash Championships in the Netherlands which finished on 4th May. The Men finished in ninth place.
 
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1 May 2008
The final Olympic qualifer takes place in Victoria, Canada from the 26th April – 4th May and present Ireland with a final chance to secure a berth at the Beijing Olympics next August.