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Chairman of Sport Ireland, Kieran Mulvey: “The increase in funding this year means that our funded bodies will be well equipped to deliver on their objectives as we look towards next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games and increasing participation in sport across the board.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Annual payday, and across the board Irish sport will benefit from increased Government funding for 2019, including an extra €1.2 million at the elite (...)

The Irish Women’s Hockey Team, who won Outstanding Contribution to Sport  award at the Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year 2018 awards. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It’s another sign of the times when an end-of-year sportswoman awards end up being less about the women and all about the awards, starting with outrig(...)

World champion boxer Kellie Harrington has been crowned the Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year for 2018. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

And, just like that, boxer Kellie Harrington sprung into a different type of public consciousness. All it took was a world championship medal and an a(...)

Moira Aston: she will  take up her new  post in December

Canoeing Ireland has chosen Moira Aston to be its new chief executive. The Co Meath woman will leave her job as director of operations for Athletics I(...)

Ireland celebrate with their silver medals after their field hockey World Cup final loss to the Netherlands. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Getty Images

On the face of it the additional €500,000 for Hockey Ireland on top of the 2018 allocation is a winner for the sport and particularly the women’s nati(...)

 Screen time: smartphones are having an impact on children’s physical exercise Photograph: Chris Radburn / PA Wire

Parents do not know how much screen time is healthy for their children, an Oireachtas committee heard on Wednesday. Lack of guidance is leaving pare(...)

John Treacy, CEO of Sport Ireland, at the publication of the 2017 Irish Sports Monitor at the Royal College of Physicians, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland has for years considered itself a sporting-mad nation, yet a surprise in the latest Irish Sports Monitor report is that rugby does not registe(...)

 Gary O’Donovan  and Paul O’Donovan: will be available to compete for the home club in Skibbereen Regatta. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

The early season may have been distorted by atrocious weather, but competition comes hard and fast for Irish rowers in the next few weeks. Take Trin(...)

The  National Governing Body and High Performance Funding of Sport Ireland. ‘It’s a complex area when it comes to going into a school and to underage athletes.’ Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sport Ireland insists it is not in a position to carry out anti-doping within schools rugby, even if it wanted to. Although now considering it a “h(...)

 Lemsip Max Cold and Flu Powder, which can be bought over the counter, was  the most commonly searched product by Irish athletes in 2016. Photograph: Alan Weller/Bloomberg via Getty Images

With thousands of banned products listed on the world anti-doping database, Irish athletes could be forgiven for being confused when they feel a sniff(...)

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