Archive for 2016

Garda College lay down the law to capture SSI/IRFU Men’s Rugby Division 1 title

December 6, 2016  |  News  |  Share

Garda College 41 Dublin City University 10 On Wednesday afternoon, last Garda College captured the Student Sport Ireland/IRFU Men’s Rugby Division 1 title after a dominant display against DCU in DCU Sport...

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SSI/IRFU Rugby Update

November 22, 2016  |  News  |  Share

With a chill in the air, the twinkle of Christmas lights along the streets and Christmas exams just around the corner we are entering the final couple of weeks of...

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Two Bronze Medals for Team Ireland in Thailand

October 11, 2016  |  News  |  Share

Double Bronze at World University Boxing Championships for Team Ireland. Christina Desmond (Limerick IT) and Kenneth Okungbowa (Athlone IT) both collected bronze medals at the 2016 World University Boxing Championships in...

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Monika Dukarska wins Bronze at World University Rowing Championships

September 15, 2016  |  News  |  Share

IT Tralee student Monika Dukarska continued Ireland’s recent success on the water at international level by capturing a bronze medal at the 2016 World University Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland...

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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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