2016

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Sport Ireland Master Logo
21 Dec 2016
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’ Donovan T.D., announced today that €30m is being made available under the Sports Capital Programme to develop sports infrastructure around the country.
 
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9 Dec 2016
Following the publication of WADA’s final Independent Person Report today, Chief Executive, John Treacy, and Director of Participation and Ethics, Dr Una May, reiterated Sport Ireland’s support for strong measures to combat state-sponsored doping and subversion of anti-doping.
 
Sport Ireland Master Logo
9 Dec 2016
A total of 1,064 groups across Ireland are celebrating the awarding of grants to fund physical activity for older people (over 50).
 
Sport Ireland Master Logo
5 Dec 2016
Applications now open for scheme providing financial and non-financial​ support to young professional golfers.
 
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4 Dec 2016
Sport Ireland today confirmed the appointment of Liam Harbison as the new Director of the Sport Ireland Institute.
 
Hockey-Ireland
30 Nov 2016
Spain and Ireland sit side by side in the world rankings, 9th and 10th respectively, so this afternoon’s fixture in Terrassa was always going to be a tough battle.
 
Jon Rudd
29 Nov 2016
Swim Ireland are delighted to announce the appointment of Jon Rudd as our new National Performance Director (NPD). Jon comes to Ireland with fantastic experience in international swimming and will lead Swim Ireland’s High Performance Programme in the next Olympic cycle through to Tokyo 2020.
 
Basket Ball Ireland
22 Nov 2016
Ireland has been selected to host the Under 18 Women’s European Basketball Championships in 2017 it has been revealed today.
 
Sport Ireland Master Logo
22 Nov 2016
Sport Ireland today launched Safeguarding 1 Refresher, a web based education resource aimed at providing further training to those who have previously attended a Safeguarding workshop of equivalent.
 
Sport Ireland Master Logo
17 Nov 2016
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, today launched a public consultation process on the development of a new National Sports Policy Framework.
 
Sport Ireland Master Logo
16 Nov 2016
The finalists for Motorsport Ireland’s Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver of the Year award have been announced – with Callum Devine (Co Derry) Gary McNamee (Co Meath) and Josh Moffett (Co Monaghan) in the running to take home Irish rallying’s most prestigious awards.
 
Sport Ireland Master Logo
11 Nov 2016
Sport Ireland today announced that cricket will be the latest sport to have a presence on the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus, with construction on world class outdoor training facilities due to get underway shortly.
 
Sport Ireland Master Logo
10 Nov 2016
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, today officially opened new Special Olympics Ireland offices at the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus.
 
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27 Oct 2016
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, today launched the sixth Irish Sports Monitor report, for the year April 2015-April 2016.
 
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26 Oct 2016
Global leaders meet for second special summit in Bonn, Germany hosted by NADA Deutschland.
 
Sport Ireland Master Logo
13 Oct 2016
Sport Ireland and Cycling Ireland announced today that James Brown has committed a violation of Article 2.3 of the Irish Anti-Doping Rules – Evading Sample collection, or without compelling justification, refusing or failing to submit to Sample collection after notification as authorised under these Rules or other anti-doping rules".
 
Sport Ireland Master Logo
12 Oct 2016
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, today launched the ninth annual Sport Ireland Strategic, Planning, Evaluation and Knowledge (SPEAK) Report on the national network of Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs).
 
Sport Ireland Master Logo
12 Oct 2016
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, today launched the ninth annual Sport Ireland Strategic, Planning, Evaluation and Knowledge (SPEAK) Report on the national network of Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs).
 
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11 Oct 2016
Sport Ireland are delighted to announce the launch of the organisation's new brand mark and visual identity.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
4 Oct 2016
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, today announced a further investment package of €1.4 million in Dormant Accounts funding for sport.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
26 Sep 2016
In one of the most spectacular results in recent Irish Show Jumping history, Irish riders filled first, second and fourth places in today's €150,000 five-star Longines Grand Prix of Barcelona, which featured a host of the world's top riders who had descended on the Spanish City for the Nations Cup World Final.
 
Golfing-Union-of-Ireland
26 Sep 2016
Ireland secured their best ever finish at the World Amateur Team Championships and captured a medal for the first time.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
25 Sep 2016
Ireland’s Judy Reynolds claimed her second win of the weekend on Saturday night at the Rolex Central Park CDI4*, New York, USA.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
24 Sep 2016
The Irish Show Jumping team finished in fifth place in tonight's (Saturday) Nations Cup World Final in Barcelona, after a thrilling competition where the final result hung in the balance until the very last rider had jumped.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
23 Sep 2016
Ireland's Judy Reynolds has tonight recorded her second Dressage Grand Prix win of the season at the Rolex Central Park CDI4* show in New York, USA, scoring a 73.80% with her Olympic mount, Vancouver K, a 14 year old gelding, owned by Joe and Kathleen Reynolds.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
23 Sep 2016
It was tantalising golf in the AIG Ladies Cups and Shields Senior Foursomes Final at Dundalk Golf Club.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
23 Sep 2016
Ireland’s excellent form at the five-star Nations Cup final show in Barcelona continued today, with a win for Darragh Kenny in the afternoon’s speed class.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
22 Sep 2016
Sport Ireland today welcomed the publication of ‘A Healthy Weight for Ireland’, Healthy Ireland’s Obesity Policy and Action Plan 2016-2025.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
22 Sep 2016
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan TD have today announced the allocation of €1 million in Dormant Account Funding for sports programmes and projects in North East Inner City Dublin. These measures will be implemented as part of the North East Inner City Initiative announced by the Taoiseach in July and will be delivered through Dublin City Council.
 
Motorsport Irelalnd
22 Sep 2016
16-year old Jordan Dempsey from Mullingar in County Westmeath has this week been chosen by Motorsport Ireland and Sport Ireland to race their Bernard Dolan Racing run Van Diemen LA10 for this year’s blue riband Formula Ford trophy events.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
22 Sep 2016
The Irish Show Jumping team have made it through to Saturday nights €1.5 Million Nations Cup World Final in Barcelona, following a thrilling opening contest at the Real Club De Polo today where several of the sports big guns failed to finish among the top eight teams who will now battle for the overall trophy.
 
Hockey-Ireland
21 Sep 2016
The second season of the EY Hockey League gets under way this Saturday, September 24th, and will see no fewer than 11 Olympians take to pitches around the country along with a plethora of capped international players from Ireland, France, USA, Canada, South Africa and Germany to name just a few.
 
LGFA
21 Sep 2016
The captains of the 6 competing TG4 All Ireland Finalist teams joined with the president of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association today in Croke Park to urge supporters to help them to ‘Change the Record.’
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
21 Sep 2016
The Senior Home International Matches will take place at Alyth Golf Club, Scotland from Tuesday 27 to Thursday 29 of September.
 
IRFU
21 Sep 2016
Director of Women's and Sevens Rugby, Anthony Eddy has named the Ireland Women's Sevens squad to travel to Malemort, France to compete in the second leg of the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix this weekend.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
21 Sep 2016
Republic of Ireland Women's National Team finished fourth in their UEFA 2017 European Championships qualifying group thanks to a narrow defeat to Portugal.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
20 Sep 2016
Dundalk Golf Club is preparing to welcome 30 teams to its Championship course for the AIG Ladies Cups and Shields National Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals this week.
 
Motorsport Irelalnd
20 Sep 2016
Rob Duggan rounded out an almost perfect season by taking his fifth win on the MSA DMACK Junior British Rally Championship last weekend on Rally Isle of Man.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
20 Sep 2016
Co Mayo's Cameron Hanley continued his recent good run of form, with a runner-up finish in Sunday's three-star Grand Prix at Donaueschingen in Germany.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
18 Sep 2016
Ireland’s successful Paralympic Games continued on the penultimate day with Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal adding a silver medal in the Women's B Road Race to go along with the gold they won earlier in the week, while teenager Noelle Lenihan made it a hat-trick of discus medals for Ireland with bronze in the F38 event.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
18 Sep 2016
Kilkenny's Ger O'Neill and The Irish Sport Horse Killossery Kaiden have been crowned World Champions after winning the Gold Medal in the six-year-old final at the World Breeding Jumping Championships at Lanaken in Belgium today.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
18 Sep 2016
In an incredible result for Irish Equestrian Sport and Irish Breeding, 16-year-old Michael Pender has won both the Silver and Bronze medals today in the five-year-old final at the World Breeding Jumping Championships at Lanaken in Belgium - with both medals claimed aboard Irish Sport Horses.
 
Cycling-Ireland
17 Sep 2016
Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal have added a silver medal to the gold that they won in the Time Trial last Wednesday by finishing in second place in the Women’s B Tandem Road Race in Rio.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
17 Sep 2016
In what can only be described as a tantalizing finish for Ireland at the Espirto Santo Trophy, the team of Leona Maguire (Slieve Russell), Olivia Mehaffey (RCDL) and Annabel Wilson (Lurgan) produced magic on the final day to secure a bronze medal.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
16 Sep 2016
Cavan primary school St Clare’s, Ballyjamesduff, has won the prestigious #BeActive Education Award, which forms part of the European Week of Sport.
 
Cycling-Ireland
16 Sep 2016
Eoghan Clifford has finished 5th in the Men’s C1-3 Road Race at the Paralympic Games in Rio.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
16 Sep 2016
A record 12 Irish Sport Horses have qualified for Sunday’s prestigious finals at the World Breeding Championships for Young Show Jumping Horses at Lanaken in Belgium.
 
Cricket-Ireland
16 Sep 2016
ED JOYCE has withdrawn from the one-day internationals against Australia and hosts South Africa in Benoni later this month and Cricket Ireland have given Tim Murtagh special dispensation to join the squad after Middlesex's final county championship match.
 
Cycling-Ireland
16 Sep 2016
Westmeath’s Declan Slevin has finished 9th in the Men’s H3 Road Race at the Paralympic Games in Rio. The first time Paralympian rode a gutsy race in a fast paced race to claim a top ten finish on what was a hot and humid race.v
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
16 Sep 2016
After an impressive day one from Team Switzerland at the Espirito Santo Trophy, the Republic of Korea stole the show on day two finishing with a seven shot advantage at the halfway stage.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
15 Sep 2016
Niamh McCarthy secured Ireland’s second silver of the day in the discus as she fought off stiff competition from the Tunisian pair of Fathia Amaimia and Samar Ben Koelleb in the F41 class with a throw of 26.67.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
15 Sep 2016
Orla Barry continued Ireland’s medal streak in Rio today as she picked up silver in the F57 discus final with a best throw of 30.06m.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
15 Sep 2016
Irish International Julie McCarthy (Forrest Little) finished in a tie for 13th place on a total of 224 at the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy. The prestigious event was played at Royal Birkdale Golf Course and is regarded as one of the top events in the International junior calendar.
 
Athletics-Ireland
15 Sep 2016
A record number of teams and runners took part in the fifth Grant Thornton Corporate 5k Team Challenge on a vibrant evening on Dublin’s Docklands.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
15 Sep 2016
Switzerland impressed on the opening day of the 27th Espirito Santo Trophy. They lead the Republic of Korea by one after shooting a combined total of 137 (-7). Ireland’s trio of Leona Maguire (Slieve Russell), Olivia Mehaffey (Royal County Down Ladies) and Annabel Wilson (Lurgan) started with a steady performance and finished in 146 shots (+2).
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
15 Sep 2016
Horse Sport Ireland Show Jumping team manager Robert Splaine has announced the squad that will represent Ireland in the Nations Cup World Final at Barcelona in Spain, which begins next Thursday (September 22nd). The final takes place at the Real Club de Polo in Barcelona which was the venue for Equestrian events at the 1992 Olympic Games. Splaine will name his four team members from the five riders listed below next Wednesday.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
14 Sep 2016
Ellen Keane produced a great swim to secure bronze, and Ireland’s fourth medal of the day, in the SB8 100m Breaststroke in Rio tonight.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
14 Sep 2016
Eoghan Clifford and tandem pair Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal capped a fine day for the Irish on the bike by picking up gold in the C3 Time Trial Road Race and B Tandem respectively at Pontal this evening.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
14 Sep 2016
Ireland’s Colin Lynch has secured the silver medal in the C2 Time Trial Road Race with a time of 28:02.25, finishing behind Canada's Tristen Chernove with bronze going to Spain's Maurice Far Eckhard Tio.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
13 Sep 2016
Republic of Ireland Women's National Team manager Sue Ronan has announced her squad for the final UEFA 2017 European Championship qualifier against Portugal.
 
Athletics-Ireland
12 Sep 2016
UCD's Mark English was just beaten by Olympic 800m champion David over 500m yesterday (September 10) in Newcastle at the Great North City Games.
 
The-Camogie-Association
12 Sep 2016
ANN Downey was the centre of attention but it was a team effort that landed Kilkenny’s first Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie title since 1994.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
12 Sep 2016
Ireland's Rio Olympic Show Jumping combination Greg Broderick and The Irish Sport Horse MHS Going Global, produced an excellent performance to take sixth place last night (Sunday) in one of the world's most prestigious Show Jumping competitions - the $2 Million CP International Grand Prix which is part of the Rolex Grand Slam, at Spruce Meadows in Canada.
 
Motorsport Irelalnd
12 Sep 2016
Motorsport Ireland Young Rally Driver of the Year and newly crowned DMACK MSA British Junior Rally champion, Rob Duggan, will head to the Isle of Man this weekend for the final round in what has been an almost perfect season for the 23 year old Vauxhall driver from Killarney, Co. Kerry.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
11 Sep 2016
Michael McKillop picked up his fourth Paralympic gold medal as he successfully defended his T37 1,500 metre title with a time of 4:12.11 in Rio today.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
11 Sep 2016
Meath-based Cian O’Connor and the nine-year-old gelding Callisto came out on top in the Suncor Energy Winning Round at the five-star Spruce Meadows Masters in Canada on Saturday, in front of a new record attendance of 89,700 spectators.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
11 Sep 2016
Offaly’s Darragh Kenny stormed to victory in the two-star speed class at Rome in Italy today.
 
Cycling-Ireland
11 Sep 2016
The women’s tandem of Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal have finished 5th in the Women’s B Tandem Individual Pursuit at the Paralympic Games with a personal best time at sea level of 3.33.471.
 
Cricket-Ireland
10 Sep 2016
Ireland Women ended the season on a disappointing note after a batting collapse saw Bangladesh claim an amazing ten run win in the KPC Group series at Shaws Bridge.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
9 Sep 2016
Eoghan Clifford picked up Ireland’s second medal of the day in Rio, claiming bronze in the MC3 Pursuit with a time of 3.40.201 in the veledrome.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
9 Sep 2016
Ireland’s Jason Smyth claimed his fifth Paralympic gold medal in Rio today after he stormed home in the T13 100m in a time of 10.64 seconds.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
8 Sep 2016
THE Republic of Ireland U17s continued their preparations for the UEFA U17 Championships Qualifying Round with a 3-2 victory over Turkey in Midleton FC's Knockgriffin Park this afternoon.
 
The-Camogie-Association
8 Sep 2016
WHEN Tyrone won the GAA All-Ireland Football Final in 2003, there was an understandable focus on the fact that the legendary Peter Canavan had once taught teammate Owen Mulligan.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
8 Sep 2016
Leona Maguire (Slieve Russell), Olivia Mehaffey (Royal County Down Ladies) and Annabel Wilson (Lurgan) will travel to Cancun, Mexico this weekend ahead of the Espirito Santo Trophy, taking place from the 14th – 17th September.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
7 Sep 2016
Julie McCarthy (Forrest Little) will compete in the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy at Royal Birkdale Golf Club between Tuesday 13th and Thursday 15th September in the 54 hole mixed stroke play tournament.
 
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7 Sep 2016
Smithfield prepares to host the biggest leisure cycling event to happen in Dublin
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
7 Sep 2016
The Revive Active Regional Fourball Finals did not disappoint when they took place on Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th September in four different venues. Glorious sunshine graced Golf Clubs all over Ireland for the Regional Finals and was reflected in the great golf played on the day.
 
The-Camogie-Association
7 Sep 2016
FINOLA Neville possesses two All-Ireland medals but has an opportunity to double that tally in the space of around three and a half hours on Sunday.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
7 Sep 2016
THE Republic of Ireland U21 side were unfortunate to go down to a 3-2 defeat by Serbia in a thrilling UEFA European Championship 2017 Qualifying Round Group 2 encounter in Novi Sad yesterday.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
7 Sep 2016
Horse Sport Ireland has confirmed the GAIN Horse Feeds Junior (under 18) Eventing Squad for the 2016 European Championships in Montelibretti, Italy 22nd – 25th September 2016.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
7 Sep 2016
Barry Ferguson admits that Ireland's Paralympic football team face a tough group at Rio 2016 but they are eager to get started.
 
Cricket-Ireland
6 Sep 2016
Ireland's game against Hong Kong was abandoned at Bready today without a ball being bowled.
 
Cricket-Ireland
5 Sep 2016
Hong Kong have drawn first blood in their two-match KPC Group T20 series against Ireland following a 40-run win at Bready on Monday.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
4 Sep 2016
Kilkenny’s Richie Moloney scored one of his biggest career wins to-date, taking victory in tonight’s (Sunday) $300,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix at Bridgehampton in New York.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
4 Sep 2016
The Irish Polo team are the new European Championships after defeating France today (Sunday) to take the Gold medal in Berlin, Germany.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
4 Sep 2016
The Irish Polo team have defeated the host nation Germany to reach today’s (Sunday) final of the European Championships at Maifeld stadium in Berlin, which was the venue the last time Polo was part of the Olympic Games in 1936.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
4 Sep 2016
Michael O'Connor's first-half strike sealed a narrow victory for the Republic of Ireland Under 19s over Austria at Tallaght Stadium.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
3 Sep 2016
Ireland have been crowned European Champions at the Senior European Team Championships at Sierra Golf Club Poland, after overcoming Belgium 3-2 in a nail biting finish.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
2 Sep 2016
Late goals from Harry Charsley and substitute Sean Maguire sealed an impressive win for the Republic of Ireland Under-21s against Slovenia.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
2 Sep 2016
Annabel Wilson (Luragn) looked like she was vying for the title as she turned through the ninth in her final round at the Ladies British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship.
 
Cricket-Ireland
2 Sep 2016
Ireland maintained their 100% Intercontinental Cup record at Stormont on Friday with a solid 70-run win over Hong Kong despite a defiant century from the visitors' Nizakat Khan.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
1 Sep 2016
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan T.D, today launched Ireland's participation in this year’s European Week of Sport.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
1 Sep 2016
Jessica Ross (Clandeboye) is best of the Irish at Knock Golf Club entering the final 36 holes tomorrow, as she trails the leader by three shots.
 
Cricket-Ireland
1 Sep 2016
JACOB MULDER has been called into the Ireland squad which will play Hong Kong in two T20 Internationals at Bready next week.
 
Cricket-Ireland
1 Sep 2016
IRELAND remain on top against Hong Kong in their InterContinental Cup clash at Stormont despite 45 overs being lost in the day due to a combination of rain and bad light on a stop-start day.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
1 Sep 2016
Mairead Martin (Killarney) shot the joint best round of the day at the Ladies British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Knock Golf Club yesterday.
 
LGFA
1 Sep 2016
Clare and Tipperary will renew their rivalry when they get the action underway as part of the TG4 All Ireland Semi Final Double bill at the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday at 3:15pm.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
1 Sep 2016
REPUBLIC of Ireland U21 Head Coach Noel King is hoping his squad can finish their qualifying campaign as well as they started it when they host Slovenia at the RSC, Waterford, tomorrow (7.30pm).
 
Sport Ireland
1 Sep 2016
Three time Olympian (Sydney, Athens and Beijing) Robin Seymour took gold today at the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championship.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
31 Aug 2016
Following a summit of leaders from 17 National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) attended by Sport Ireland representatives, Chief Executive John Treacy today backed calls for global reform in the fight against doping in sport.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
31 Aug 2016
Colin O'Brien has named the Republic of Ireland U17 squad for two friendly internationals against Turkey in Cork next week.
 
Cricket-Ireland
31 Aug 2016
Ireland have seized the initiative on Day 2 of their Intercontinental Cup clash against Hong Kong at Stormont after William Porterfield's men bowled the visitors out for 237 just before the close to earn themselves a 79-run first-innings lead in the four-day contest.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
31 Aug 2016
Arklow will host an action packed week for the Irish Senior Women’s Open Stroke Play Championship, beginning next Wednesday, 7 September.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
31 Aug 2016
Republic of Ireland and Derby County duo Richard Keogh and Alex Pearce, along with Wes Hoolahan, Norwich City, launched the Bank of Ireland FAI Schools Post Primary Schools competitions for the 2016/17 season.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
30 Aug 2016
The Irish Senior Ladies Team got off to a good start at the Senior European Team Championships today at Sierra Golf Club, Poland. Ireland are lying in second place after day one in Poland and are just trailing France by one shot.
 
Cricket-Ireland
30 Aug 2016
Gary Wilson and William Porterfield gave Ireland a solid start to their crucial four-day game against Hong Kong at Stormont on Tuesday as John Bracewell's charges eyed the chance to go top of the Intercontinental Cup table.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
30 Aug 2016
Horse Sport Ireland has confirmed the GAIN Horse feeds Young Rider Eventing Squad for the 2016 European Championships in Montelibretti, Italy 22nd – 25th September 2016
 
Triathalon-Ireland
30 Aug 2016
The triathlete knocked from his bike by a wild stag during Dublin City Triathlon (DCT) has been given a fairytale ending, after learning he will get to represent Ireland at the 2017 World Championships.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
29 Aug 2016
Co Down’s Dermott Lennon and the Irish Sport Horse Loughview Lou-Lou galloped to victory in the CSIO five star Grand Prix, this evening in Gijon, Spain.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
29 Aug 2016
The AIG Ladies Cups and Shields District Finals took place last weekend and 30 teams will now prepare for the National Finals in one month.
 
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27 Aug 2016
Chairman of Sport Ireland, Kieran Mulvey, today paid tribute to Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan, who backed up this Olympic silver medal by winning gold in the lightweight single sculls final at the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
25 Aug 2016
In a very successful event, Ireland took the the Silver Medal at the recent Europe & Africa (EA) Wakeboard Championships which were hosted by Coleraine City Council and Waterways Ireland. Over 100 athletes from 15 countries participated in the Championships.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
25 Aug 2016
The European Challenge Tour’s return to the Republic of Ireland, for the second year in succession, for the Volopa Irish Challenge hosted by Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort, was officially launched on Tuesday, August 23.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
24 Aug 2016
Team Ireland returns with two medals after a series of exceptional performances across a wide range of sports, including a further fourteen top-ten finishes and a series of personal-bests.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
23 Aug 2016
The final leg of the 2016 Irish Sport Horse Studbook Showjumping Series took place at The Meadows this weekend with over €13,500 on offer from Horse Sport Ireland, including league and breeders prizes.
 
Cricket-Ireland
22 Aug 2016
Ireland's Under 15 cricketers lost the opening match of the JCB Cricket Festival despite a five-star performance from Gavin Hoey.
 
Motorsport Irelalnd
22 Aug 2016
Motorsport Ireland Young Rally Driver of the Year, Rob Duggan, wrapped up the inaugural DMACK Junior British Rally Championship on last weekend's John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
16 Aug 2016
Sport Ireland Chairman Kieran Mulvey today extended his congratulations to Ireland’s Annalise Murphy on securing Ireland’s second silver medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
12 Aug 2016
Sport Ireland Chairman Kieran Mulvey today congratulated Ireland’s Gary and Paul O’Donovan on winning Ireland’s first ever Olympic Rowing medal.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
9 Aug 2016
Sport Ireland notes the statement from representatives for Irish boxer Michael O’Reilly.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
4 Aug 2016
Chairman of Sport Ireland, Kieran Mulvey, today wished the 77 members of Team Ireland good luck as they complete their final preparation ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
 
Hockey-Ireland
4 Aug 2016
A game with no cards and a plethora of penalty corners saw Ireland score twice to secure their place in the finals against Belgium.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
4 Aug 2016
Wednesday marked the beginning of the 2016 Home Internationals in a warm but very windy Conwy as both girl’s and ladies teams took on the reigning champions, England.
 
Cricket-Ireland
4 Aug 2016
Ireland Women avenged Monday's heartbreaking loss with a 20 run victory over South Africa in their second T20 International at Claremont Road.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
3 Aug 2016
A number of Sport Ireland representatives will attend the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games at the invitation of the Olympic Council of Ireland, Paralympics Ireland and the Rio 2016 Organising Committee.
 
Gaelic-Athletic-Association
3 Aug 2016
The GAA and the HSE are working in partnership to bring the messages of protection, resilience and support for mental wellness to local communities.
 
Hockey-Ireland
3 Aug 2016
A penalty corner on the buzzer could have spoiled the Green Army’s winning record but captain Megan Frazer was on hand to clear the danger and give Ireland the victory that secures their place at the top of the pool.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
3 Aug 2016
Wexford Youths WFC will begin the defence of their Continental Tyres Women's National League title against UCD Waves on Saturday, August 6 in Ferrycarrig Park.
 
Rowing_ireland
2 Aug 2016
14 athletes together with their three coaches travelled to Poznan, Poland on Thursday 28th July.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
2 Aug 2016
Griffith College, in consultation with the Irish Institute of Sport, Sport Ireland and the PFAI have developed a certificate in Dual Career Development designed to specifically address the identified needs of high performance and professional sportspeople in the area of professional dual career development and transition management; specifically, the need for sports people to maintain an educational profile while not impacting on their sport preparation.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
2 Aug 2016
Six of Ireland’s top U18 players will travel to Royal St Davids Golf Club with the hope of capturing the Girls British Open Amateur title.
 
Cricket-Ireland
2 Aug 2016
Ireland Women suffered last ball heartbreak as they lost to South Africa in the opening T20 International at Claremont Road.
 
Motorsport Irelalnd
2 Aug 2016
There are few events in the world of rallying that have reached the iconic status of WRC Rally Finland (July 28-31st) throughout its history.
 
Cricket-Ireland
2 Aug 2016
Sean Terry's unbeaten 85 guided Leinster Lightning to a four wicket win against the Northern Knights to secure the Hanley Energy InterProvincial Cup.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
2 Aug 2016
Billy Twomey completed an incredible five days for Irish riders at the five-star Royal International show at Hickstead in the UK today (Sunday), with victory in the curtain-closing €200,000 Longines King George V Gold Cup.
 
Hockey-Ireland
2 Aug 2016
A determined performance saw Ireland secure a 3-2 victory over higher ranked Belgium at the Merrion Fleet Arena in Rathdown School.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
2 Aug 2016
Irish riders dominated the major classes at Hickstead’s Royal International show in the UK today (Saturday), scoring three wins to add to a runner-up finish in the Nations Cup at the same venue on Friday, and two victories at the Sussex venue earlier this week.
 
Hockey-Ireland
2 Aug 2016
A barrage of goals in the second half secured Ireland the victory against Scotland at the Merrion Fleet Arena in Rathdown School.
 
The-Camogie-Association
2 Aug 2016
KILKENNY will play Galway in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie semi-final after a much easier than expected win over Offaly at MacDonagh Park.
 
The-Camogie-Association
2 Aug 2016
WEXFORD snatched an injury time victory to book a Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie semi-final against champions Cork.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
2 Aug 2016
Ireland’s team of five Olympic Eventing horses landed in Brazil in the early hours of this morning (Saturday) and are settling into their ‘athletes’ village today – the new-build stables at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro Park.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
2 Aug 2016
To celebrate the 2016 Festival of Football in Tipperary, the Football Association of Ireland hosted a Delegates Dinner in Hotel Minella on Friday, July 29.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
2 Aug 2016
The Irish Show Jumping team finished as joint runners-up in the final round of the European Nations Cup series at Hickstead in England on Friday, as Robert Spaine’s side comfortably booked their place in the lucrative world final which takes place in Barcelona this September.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
2 Aug 2016
The Irish Young Rider (Under 21) Show Jumping Team are the new European Champions, winning the Team Gold Medal in dramatic fashion at the Green Glens Arena in Millstreet Co Cork this evening (Friday).
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
29 Jul 2016
The Ladies and Girls’ Home International Matches will take place at Conwy Golf Club from 3-5 August.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
29 Jul 2016
THE Football Association of Ireland will have two squads participating in the Macron Galway Cup next week as Ireland U16 Head Coach Paul Osam has named a Development Squad for the tournament with Stephen Rice taking charge of the FAI Future Developers Squad.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
29 Jul 2016
Holders Dundalk will travel to Leinster Senior League side Crumlin United in the third round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup.
 
The-Camogie-Association
29 Jul 2016
Former Cork player and All-Ireland Winning Captain Anna Geary getting the expert opinions of former Wexford All-Ireland Winning Captain Ursula Jacob & Sports Journalist Daragh Ó Conchúir and their thoughts on how this weekend’s clashes will go.
 
Football-Association-of-Ireland
29 Jul 2016
Following the announcement of his retirement from international football, the Football Association of Ireland has paid tribute to Shay Given.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
28 Jul 2016
Sport Ireland has announced that Irish Institute of Sport Director Gary Keegan will leave his post with the organisation in September to take up a new business venture.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
28 Jul 2016
Cork’s Billy Twomey aboard the nine year old gelding, Thomas, have won the opening international class at the 5 star show at Hickstead this morning (Thursday). Beating a field of 78 starters, the Irish showjumper jumped clear in a time of 58.54 seconds to take top spot in the 1m45 Bunn Leisure Vase class.
 
Rowing_ireland
28 Jul 2016
Today our team of Junior rowers depart for Poznan, Poland, where the 2016 Coupe de la Jeunesse will take place this weekend, 30th and 31st July.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
28 Jul 2016
Emma Forbes (Royal Portrush) continued her consistent form on day 2 of the English U16 Open Amateur Stroke Play.
 
Cricket-Ireland
28 Jul 2016
Ireland have been handed a major boost with the return to the squad from injury of Niall O'Brien and Craig Young for the KPC Group ODI series against Pakistan next month.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
28 Jul 2016
Horse Sport Ireland's High Performance Manager, Robert Splaine, has announced the squad that will represent Ireland at the British Nations Cup that takes place on Friday 29th July at 14.15GMT.
 
Athletics-Ireland
27 Jul 2016
The Irish Track and Field team are jetting off to Brazil tomorrow (July 28) for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
 
Irish-Sailing-Association
27 Jul 2016
Irish Olympic sailing athletes departing for Rio 2016 games invitation to 'Try Sailing'
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
27 Jul 2016
The Women’s British Open takes place this week at Woburn Golf Club from 28-31 July and Ireland’s top amateurs will compete in the Championship. Leona Maguire (Slieve Russell) and Olivia Mehaffey (Royal County Down Ladies) will take to the course amongst the best golfers in the world.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
27 Jul 2016
After four years of preparation, Team Ireland Equestrian has begun it's journey to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games. Ireland have qualified a full Eventing team of four riders for the Games.
 
Hockey-Ireland
26 Jul 2016
The Green Army return to competitive action in an invitational 4 Nations Tournament at the Merrion Fleet Arena in Rathdown School from July 30th until August 5th.
 
Cricket-Ireland
26 Jul 2016
Cricket Ireland have announced the Under 17 Girls squad which will face traditional rivals Scotland in a three-match series next month.
 
Irish-Ladies-Golf-Union
25 Jul 2016
Six Irish players will tee it up at the English Girls’ U16 Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship this week at the Nottinghamshire Golf Club.
 
Cricket-Ireland
25 Jul 2016
Cricket Ireland and the Afghanistan Cricket Board have announced details of a nine match series being held next March in India.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
24 Jul 2016
Tipperary's Shane Breen and Golden Hawk finished as runners-up in the €200,000 Longines Grand Prix of Ireland, while Cian O’Connor and Good Luck took fourth place as the Dublin Horse drew to a thrilling finale at the RDS today (Sunday).
 
Rowing_ireland
24 Jul 2016
Ireland crews had three wins at the Home International Regatta at Cardiff Bay in Wales on Saturday 23rd July.
 
Athletics-Ireland
24 Jul 2016
Christopher O’Donnell (North Sligo) completed a successful weekend by winning the U19 boys 200m in a championship best performance of 21.59 seconds on day 3 of the GloHealth National Juvenile Championships in Tullamore (July 24).
 
Athletics-Ireland
23 Jul 2016
The Irish women's 4x100m relay team put in a sensational performance to finish 5th in 44.82 seconds in the final of the IAAF World U20 championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland today (July 23).
 
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22 Jul 2016
Sport Ireland and the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) announced today that the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel has determined that Craig Walsh of Shelbourne FC has committed an anti-doping violation but reduced his period of ineligibility based on No Significant Fault or Negligence.
 
Athletics-Ireland
22 Jul 2016
European 1500m bronze medallist Ciara Mageean (UCD) headlines the Morton Games (July 22) in Santry as she eyes the Irish 800m record while Elizabeth Morland (Cushinstown) had to withdraw from the heptathlon at the World U20 Championships in Poland.
 
Horse-Sport-Ireland
20 Jul 2016
Wednesday’s opening day of the Dublin Horse Show saw a win for an Irish rider in the first international class, while an Irish bred horse won the feature, Sport Ireland Classic.
 
Sport Ireland Interim
19 Jul 2016
In response to WADA’s Independent Person Report issued on Monday (18 July), Sport Ireland has issued the following statement:
 
GDBR Logo
14 Jul 2016
Up to 5,000 cyclists expected to take part in the 2nd Great Dublin Bike Ride
 
Sport Ireland Interim
7 Jul 2016
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD and Minister of State for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring TD today announced an investment package of almost €1.5 million in Dormant Accounts Funding for Sport.
 
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15 Jun 2016
The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, today announced a two-year agreement, commencing in 2017, to provide support for Inter-County Ladies Football and Camogie Players.
 
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2 Jun 2016
Sport Ireland today announced details of the 2016 International Carding Scheme.
 
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13 May 2016
Ruaidhri McGee and Kevin Phelan have accepted invitations from Sport Ireland to compete in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open which gets underway at The K Club next Thursday
 
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12 May 2016
Oliver Dingley has progressed to his second Final at the European Diving Championships in London today.
 
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12 May 2016
Oliver Dingley has secured a second top ten finish at the LEN European Championships in London this evening after he finished 8th in the 3m Springboard Final.
 
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8 May 2016
David Gillick continued to roll back the years with a big season's best at the Belfast International for a second place finish.
 
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4 May 2016
Two Irish swimmers qualify for this evening's finals at the IPC European Open Swim Championships (Day 4).
 
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21 Apr 2016
Irish CP football team manager, Barry Ferguson, has today announced a strong squad to represent Ireland at the 2016 International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football (IFCPF) pre-Paralympic Games tournament.
 
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13 Apr 2016
Regardless of the relationship with Sport Ireland or any statutory authority, the primary responsibility for Health & Safety for an event rests with the organiser and the relevant governing body.
 
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7 Apr 2016
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD in conjunction with Sport Ireland today published the Anti-Doping figures for 2015.
 
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1 Apr 2016
With a day to spare, Providence Team IRL's Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern have secured Gold at the Princess Sofia regatta for Olympic classes in Palma, Mallorca this afternoon.
 
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30 Mar 2016
The sixth Irish Sports Monitor report covering the months May to October 2015 was published today
 
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24 Mar 2016
Following a four month delay, World Sailing (formerly ISAF) has confirmed that Ireland's Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey have qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the 49erFX skiff event.
 
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24 Mar 2016
Race Walkers Robert Heffernan and Olive Loughnane will be upgraded with Olympic bronze and World gold medals after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld six appeals today filed by the IAAF against Russian athletes.
 
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17 Mar 2016
Ireland is guaranteed at least one medal on the opening day of the UCI 2016 Para-cycling Track World Championships in Montichiari, Italy.
 
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13 Mar 2016
Ireland's World T20 campaign ended with a disappointing defeat by the Netherlands in Dharamsala on Sunday.
 
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10 Mar 2016
The 2016 An Post Cycle Series was officially launched today by the 2016 ambassadors.
 
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25 Feb 2016
Grants totalling €105,000 awarded to 12 aspiring professional golfers with Challenge Tour starts also allocated to aid early careers on tour.
 
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24 Feb 2016
The Green Machine will face France in a 2 match series on March 1st (7pm) and 2nd (6pm) in Rathdown School.
 
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23 Feb 2016
After thinking long and hard I have finally come to the decision to hang up my hat and goggles at International level.
 
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16 Feb 2016
€10.25 million invested in high performance sport in Olympic and Paralympic year.
 
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8 Feb 2016
Ireland have named an experienced 15-man squad for the next month's ICC World Twenty20 in India.
 
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1 Feb 2016
The IABA wishes to announce that we will be officially changing our company name from Irish Amateur Boxing Association to Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA).
 
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1 Feb 2016
Ireland remain in the ascendancy after the second day of their ICC InterContinental Cup clash with Papua New Guinea in Townsville.
 
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1 Feb 2016
Mark English (UCD) is set to get his indoor season underway in the 800m at the PSD Bank Indoor Meeting in Dusseldorf on February 3rd.
 
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29 Jan 2016
Ireland's quest for Test status continues this weekend as they play their third match in the ICC InterContinental Cup against Papua New Guinea in Townsville.
 
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29 Jan 2016
Conroy Ready as World's Best Gather in Heusden - Zolder.
 
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29 Jan 2016
Ireland’s best young athletes will compete in AIT International Arena, Athlone at the GloHealth Junior and U23 Indoor Championships on Sunday.
 
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29 Jan 2016
Members of the Ireland Women's Sevens squad will take part in a two week training camp in Sydney ahead of competing in Round 2 of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
 
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29 Jan 2016
On the eve of the RBS 6 Nations Championship, the Ireland rugby team launched the IRFU's Keep Rugby Clean education programme for clubs and schools.
 
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26 Jan 2016
Ireland's two-day practice match against Queensland ended in a draw after the teams shook hands with a session remaining.
 
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25 Jan 2016
Ireland's batsmen showed signs of rustiness as they were dismissed for 155 on the first day of their game against a Queensland XI in Brisbane.
 
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24 Jan 2016
Cycling Ireland's Talent Team 2016 has been announced with an eight person team named.
 
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15 Jan 2016
Irish cyclist Felix English came agonisingly close to a medal at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Hong Kong today, finishing in fourth place in the scratch race.
 
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14 Jan 2016
The Government has today launched Ireland's first ever National Physical Activity Plan which aims to get at least half a million more Irish people taking regular exercise within ten years.
 
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14 Jan 2016
The Green Machine faced Canada in the first of 8 tests in 10 days in South Africa.
 
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12 Jan 2016
Motorsport Ireland and Sport Ireland jointly announce that the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel determined that driver Garreth Hayden has committed an anti-doping rule violation.
 
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11 Jan 2016
Sport Ireland teamed up once again with RTÉ's Operation Transformation by organising a number of nationwide walks which took place in fifty locations all around Ireland.
 
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7 Jan 2016
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, TD, today (7th January) facilitated a media briefing of the new €4million High Performance Training Centre at the Irish Institute of Sport, Dublin.
 
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5 Jan 2016
After a long and successful cycling career Irish World Champion rider Martyn Irvine has announced his retirement.