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7th for the Sailors at the FISU World University Championships 2024

A crew of 6 sailors from University College Cork, under skipper Mícheál Ó’ Súilleabháin, took to the waters in Desenzano del Garda in Italy from June 6th-10th to compete at the FISU World University Sailing Championships 2024. Mícheál’s teammates included Michael Carroll, Jack O’Sullivan, Lellie Collins, Mia Murphy and Sally O’Flynn and the team was […]

Student Sport Ireland National Student Awards 2023-24

Student Sport Ireland congratulates the 8 award-winners of this year’s SSI National Student Awards. Mark Smyth, of Dublin City University Athletics Club and Raheny Shamrock AC, was awarded Sportsperson of the Year 2023-24. Mark is completing his master’s degree in Emerging Media, while smashing records in the 200m. He is the current National Outdoor 200m […]

Women’s Student Coaching Academy 2024-25

Student Sport Ireland (SSI) is pleased to announce that the application process for the 2024-25 Women’s Student Coaching Academy is now open for new entrants. Heading into its 4th year, the aim of the academy is to provide female student coaches with the support system that will enable them to develop and reach their coaching […]

38 Students Graduate from SSI’s Women’s Student Coaching Academy 2023-24

Student Sport Ireland would like to congratulate the 38 female coaches who recently graduated from this year’s Women’s Student Coaching Academy. Image captured by photographer Paddy Barrett (The Echo Newspaper, Dublin). Back-front, left-right; Mary O’Donnell (Triathlon, UL), Aisling McGuinness (Athletics, DCU), Aoife McGouran (Triathlon, UCD), Aoibhinn Morrissey (Basketball, MTU Kerry), Margaret Janos (Olympic Weightlifting, TU […]

Michelle Tanner Appointed FISU Committee Vice Chair

Student Sport Ireland is delighted and proud to confirm the appointment of Trinity College Dublin Director of Sport and Physical Activity Michelle Tanner as Vice Chair to the International University Sports Federation’s (FISU) Gender Equality Committee. A founding member and former Student Sport Ireland Director, and current Sport Ireland Board member, Michelle becomes the first […]

Cup and League Double for University of Limerick

University of Limerick 55 University College Dublin 27 Anyone who was present in SETU Carlow on Wednesday March 20th, came away in awe of the skill and speed on display, as University of Limerick saw off University College Dublin to win the Student Sport Ireland / Irish Rugby Football Union Women’s Tier 1 Cup in […]

DCU Regain Brendan Johnston Cup After Epic Final

Dublin City University 31 SETU Carlow 24 In recent years Dublin City University (D.C.U.) and South-East Technological University Carlow have a habit of bringing the very maximum from each other on the rugby pitch in Student Sport Ireland / IRFU Brendan Johnston Cup finals and this years renewal was to be no different, as DCU […]

3 in a row for University College Cork

University College Cork 33 ATU Sligo 24 University College Cork collected their 3rd Student Sport Ireland / Irish Rugby Football Union Tier 2 Cup title in a row, as they saw off a strong challenge from Atlantic Technological University Sligo in SETU Carlow on Wednesday March 20th. The Cork men were quick off the mark […]

Tier 2 Success for University of Galway Women

University of Galway 36 University College Cork 22 University of Galway were crowned Student Sport Ireland / Irish Rugby Football Union Tier 2 Cup champions on Wednesday March 20th, in SETU Carlow Sport Campus, as they avenged defeat twelve months ago against University College Cork. A tight opening half saw only the winners strike first […]

Badminton League and Cup Double for Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin finished off the perfect Student Sport Ireland badminton season as they completed the first ever league and cup double, as they defeated Technological University Dublin in the first ever SSI/Badminton Ireland Cup. Four teams, Trinity College Dublin, TU Dublin, National College of Ireland and Technological University Shannon Midlands assembled in Baldoyle Badminton […]