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Silver lining for Irish Equestrian Team.

July 5, 2016  |  News  |  Share

  Tori Dixon (Ulster University), Ian Cassells (University College Dublin) and Kelley Hutchinson (Maynooth University) were selected to compete at this dual discipline event (dressage and show jumping) for their country....

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Golfing Gold for Robin Dawson

June 27, 2016  |  News  |  Share

Maynooth University student and Waterford man Robin Dawson claimed the gold medal in the 2016 World University Golf Championships in Golf de Planchetorte in Brive, France yesterday. Robin's first place...

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Cork IT’s Pearse O’Flynn 2016 Leadership Award Winner.

June 10, 2016  |  Leadership Award, News  |  Share

Student Sport Ireland is pleased to announce Cork IT Sailing Club Chairperson and Irish University Sailing Association Chairperson Pearse O’Flynn as the recipient of its the second annual Leadership Award....

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SSI Launches Major Study on Third Level Student Physical Activity.

February 25, 2016  |  News, Research  |  Share

  64% of Irish Third Level Students Highly Active Study Finds. A year long study of Irish third level students has found that 64% are highly active and are more active than...

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Launch of Inaugural Colleges' Rugby Cup Competitions.

Student Sport Ireland & IRFU Launch New College Cup Competitions. Pictured today (L-R) Sam McCormack (AIT), Ross Harkin (UU), Colm Skehan (LIT), Conor Foley (DIT), James O'Reilly (DCU), Michael Dunphy (Garda), Ntinga Mipiko (ITC) and Aaron Broderick (Mary I) (©INPHO/Cathal Noonan)

Launch of Inaugural Colleges’ Rugby Cup Competitions.

January 26, 2016  |  News  |  Share

The launch of the inaugural Student Sport Ireland IRFU third level colleges’ senior rugby cup competitions was held this afternoon at the Aviva stadium. Thirty two college rugby teams will participate...

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Inspirational UCC Student Eamonn Cashin Completes Polar Bear Challenge

November 23, 2015  |  News  |  Share

Polar Circle Polar Bear Challenge. UCC student Eamonn Cashin finished in 7th place overall in the 2015 Polar Circle Polar Bear Challenge in Kangerlussuag, Greenland in late October and became the...

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Gold for Barr, Silver for Doyle at WUGs

July 10, 2015  |  News, World University Games 2015  |  Share

What an absolutely brilliant Day 7 for Team Ireland at the World University Games: Thomas Barr (UL) took gold in the 400m hurdles in a time of 48.78 Fiona Doyle (Calgary) took...

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Everard and Barr Reach Finals.

July 9, 2015  |  News, World University Games 2015  |  Share

Today at the World University Games (Day 6, 9th July): On the track both Ciara Everard (UCD) and Thomas Barr (UL) qualified for tomorrow morning’s 800m and 400mH finals respectively The Men’s...

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A Good Day on the Track.

Thomas Barr, University of Limerick, (Waterford) salutes the support of his Team Ireland friends after finishing 1st in the Men's 400m hurdles with a time of 49.96 ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

A Good Day on the Track.

July 8, 2015  |  News, World University Games 2015  |  Share

  It was a good day on the track with Ciara Everard (UCD) and Thomas Barr (UL) progressing to the semi-finals of the 800m and the 400mH respectively while John Travers (AIT)...

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Men's Football Progress to Quarter-Finals

Jake Corrigan Wheels Away After Scoring opening Irish goal against Russia at the World University Games. (© Cathal Noonan Inpho)

Men’s Football Progress to Quarter-Finals

July 7, 2015  |  News, World University Games 2015  |  Share

At the World University Games today Day 4, (Tuesday 7th) the Men’s Football Team beat Russia 2-1 to top group D with seven points from nine and progress to the...

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