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Winners announced in the 2022 Irish Sport Industry Awards
The winners of the 2022 Irish Sport Industry Awards, hosted by the Federation of Irish Sport in association with Clubforce, were announced at an awards ceremony at Dublin’s Westin Hotel this week. The Minister for State for Sport and the Gaeltacht, Jack Chambers, delivered the keynote address to an audience of representatives from across the sports sector.
National award for Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership
The award for SSRP was in recognition of the diverse range of initiatives successfully facilitated for key target groups including disadvantaged communities, youth, people with a disability, active seniors, women in sport and men over 35.
Celebrating the Irish Sport Industry Awards 2022
The stars shone and the conversation crackled last night as the sports sector gathered in Dublin’s Westin Hotel for the revival of the Irish Sport Industry Awards. It was the largest gathering of friends and colleagues that we have been able to enjoy in over two years and a great call by the Federation of Irish Sport, supported by Clubforce, to make it happen.
Irish Sport Industry Awards Tonight
The Awards are managed by the Federation of Irish Sport, in association with Clubforce, and celebrate and reward excellence in the business of sport, while simultaneously highlighting the contribution of sport to Ireland Inc. The Sports industry in Ireland supports 64,000 jobs, stimulates €3.3 billion in household spending, and generates €3.7 billion (GVA) gross value added to the Irish economy.
Shortlist of nominees announced for 2022 Irish Sport Industry Awards
The shortlist of nominees for the six open categories of the Irish Sport Industry Awards, in association with Clubforce have been announced. The remaining four closed categories will be revealed at the awards ceremony at Dublin’s Westin Hotel on Tuesday next, 17th May.
Shortlist of nominees announced for the 2022 Irish Sport Industry Awards
In attendance at the Federation of Irish Sport's launch of the 2022 Irish Sport Industry Awards, in association with Clubforce, were (from left): Warren Healy, Clubforce founder, Mary O’Connor, CEO of the Federation of Irish Sport, and Noel Murray, CEO of Clubforce. The shortlist of nominees for the six open categories have now been announced.
Shortlist for Irish Sport Industry Awards 2022
The Judging Panel for the 2022 awards was chaired by Rob Hartnett, Founder and CEO of Sport for Business and comprised members of the sports sector from media, business, PR and local and national representative bodies. The other judges included Maeve Buckley, Leading Sport; Shane McArdle, Coordinator Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership; Nora Stapleton, Women in Sport Lead, Sport Ireland; Ian Mallon, Sportswriter The Pitch Irish Examiner; Jill Downey, Managing Director Core Sponsorship; Warren Healy, Founder Clubforce; Niamh Daffy, CEO Cara Sport Inclusion Ireland and Kevin Moore, Managing Director, Legacy Communications.
Historic Moment As DDSL Clubforce Cup Welcomes Schoolgirls
Among the titles to be won, the DDSL is proud to announce its first-ever DDSL Girls Cup Finals at U11, U12, U13, and U14. This is a recent change but one that is significant in the DDSL’s history. It is the first step by the Dublin league to help retain and nurture schoolgirl football talent.
Clubforce eyes expansion in Britain with €1.9m investment
“We want to develop the capability for our platform to scale with our international expansion. The original platform was really built for the Irish market and we’ve looked at how to put more capacity into it. We are investing in infrastructure to support that growth,” Noel Murray, chief executive of Clubforce, told the Business Post.