Category Archives: General Sports News Piece

OCI Pre-EGM Media Briefing: Key Points – The Irish Examiner – December 6 2017

Goal to be financially independent, self-sufficient Daire Walsh As part of their new, athlete-centred seven-year strategic plan (2018-2024), the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) are seeking to become a financially independent, self-sufficient body. This was one of the key points … Continue reading

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OCI Pre-EGM Media Briefing: OCI President Sarah Keane – The Irish Examiner – December 6 2017

Sarah Keane: OCI wary over Pat Hickey By Daire Walsh Olympic Council of Ireland president Sarah Keane acknowledged yesterday that she is “uncomfortable” with the possibility of Pat Hickey returning to the OCI Board. Hickey, the former OCI president, could … Continue reading

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The Federation Of Sport 2015 Annual Review: CEO James Galvin – The Irish Examiner – December 17 2015

Call for new agency to secure international sports events By Daire Walsh  At its 2015 Annual Review in Herbert Park yesterday, the Federation of Irish Sport called for the establishment of a new sports event bidding agency to secure prestigious … Continue reading

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Anti-Doping Annual Review 2014: Brendan Buckley – The Irish Examiner – May 8 2015

Three positive dope tests in 2014, says Irish Sports Council By Daire Walsh Three Irish athletes tested positive for banned substances in 2014, confirmed the Irish Sports Council (ISC) at its Anti-Doping Annual Review this week. Motocross rider David Coates, as well as two unnamed athletes, were found … Continue reading

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Anti-Doping Annual Review 2014: John Treacy & Una May – The Irish Examiner – May 7 2015

GAA to carry out blood testing in new anti-doping drive By Daire Walsh 2016 is set to be another landmark year in the history of the GAA, after it was confirmed yesterday that blood testing would be carried out in the association … Continue reading

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Irish Sports HQ Official Opening: The Irish Examiner – May 30 2013

Irish Sports headquarters opening marks major milestone   By Daire Walsh   A major milestone in Irish sport was reached yesterday with the official opening of the Irish Sports HQ at the National Sports Campus in Blanchardstown.   The hub … Continue reading

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