John Treacy

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Ireland’s Sarah Healy during this week’s European Under-20 Championships in Borås, Sweden. Photograph: Inpho

After running boldly and bravely from the front when no one else would Sarah Healy wrapped up another medal for Irish athletics by winning the 1,500 m(...)

FAI president Donal Conway: “It was almost a complete majority. It was resounding and it shows that there is a real appetite for change.”

The FAI took a major first step towards implementing the recommendations of the Governance Review Group when the rule changes required to reshape the (...)

From left,  Kieran Mulvey, chairman of Sport Ireland, Donal Conway, president of the FAI, and Aidan Horan, chairman of the governance review group, at FAI headquarters in Abbotstown. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

A failure to endorse wide-ranging governance reforms could endanger key sponsorship contracts held by the Football Association of Ireland (FAI), the o(...)

 Aaron Sexton of Bangor Grammar School on his way to winning the  200m during the Irish Life Health All-Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships in Tullamore. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Part of the fun in watching the annual showcase of pure athletics talent that is the Irish Schools Track and Field Championships is the guessing and t(...)

The Sport Ireland Institute’s High Performance Unit. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Sport is about dreaming. Bertie Ahern understood that. Looking back now his dream of the “Bertie Bowl” was almost given life, but instead became a sym(...)

Sport Ireland chairman Kieran Mulvey and chief execuitve John Treacy at Leinster House ahead of an Oireachtas committe hearing, last week. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

People within the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) need to “come to the fore” and take up senior positions to reform the organisation, the chairm(...)

Sport Ireland chief execuitve John Treacy: ‘I think you need to remember the clubs, the leagues, the members that are on the council have a responsibility.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

It is understood that a number of Football Association of Ireland (FAI) board members are considering running for re-election after they stand down ah(...)

Sport Ireland undertook 1,112 anti-doping test in 2018, with just one adverse finding. Photograph:  Patrik Stollarz/Bongarts/Getty Images

Anti-doping in sport will always be a game of cops and robbers, and Irish rugby is now second on the most wanted list. Testing on rugby players in 201(...)

According to their 2019 Anti-Doping annual report, now in its 19th year, of the 1,112 tests carried out by Sport Ireland only one came back with an adverse result. Photograph: Inpho

Once again anti-doping in sport comes across as a sort of stand-off between the statistics and the truth, and the latest report from Sport Ireland wou(...)

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy and chairman Kieran Mulvey. Photograph:   Nick Bradshaw

Notre Dame can count herself lucky. She might have lost her spire and her roof and seen centuries of history disappear in a couple of hours. But at le(...)

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