ATU Mayo’s Student Wins Leadership Award.

Student Sport Ireland (SSI) is pleased to announce ATU Mayo student Zach Wright as the recipient of its 2023 Leadership Award. In nominating Zack for the award, ATU Sport Officer Nigel Jennings stated that ‘’finding someone with Zach’s attributes is such a rarity’’ and describes Zach as an engaged, committed, and enthusiastic individual who puts […]

Women’s Student Coaching Academy Application Now Open

Student Sport Ireland is delighted to announce that the application process for the 2023-24 Women’s Students Coaching Academy is now open. In partnership with Sport Ireland, 13 National Governing Bodies (Athletics Ireland, Badminton Ireland, Basketball Ireland, Camogie Association, Cricket Ireland, Football Association of Ireland, Hockey Ireland, Irish Rugby Football Union, Ladies Gaelic Football Association, Rowing […]

Women’s Student Coaching Academy Workshop

Student Sport Ireland hosted a workshop recently on the Sport Ireland Campus for female students in the Women’s Student Coaching Academy. This workshop had four guest speakers and a tour of the magnificent Sport Ireland Institute on the campus in Blanchardstown. The morning session saw the students engaged in a workshop on Fundamental Movement Skills […]

GAA Generations will connect young and old to record our rich history

GAA Generations is a major new oral history project that will be built on conversations between young and old sections of our membership. We are our stories, and we tell them while standing on the shoulders of those who came before us. Ireland boasts a rich tradition of passing our stories from one generation to […]

Triumphant return to Volleyball for University of Limerick teams

In their first year back in Student Sport Ireland / Volleyball Ireland competitions in recent years, University of Limerick collected both the men’s and women’s Tier 2 Cup titles on March 21st in Maynooth University. In the opening final of the day University of Limerick were a set down after University College Cork powered to […]

Double Tier 1 Cup success for Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin are back-to-back women’s and men’s Student Sport Ireland / Volleyball Ireland Tier 1 Cup champions after victories over UCD and Dundalk IT respectively on March 21st in Maynooth University. First up was the Dublin derby Women’s Final with Trinity College Dublin up against UCD. This turned out to be one of the […]

SSI/IRFU Rugby Finals set for U.C.C. on March 15th

Student Sport Ireland and the Irish Rugby Football Union are delighted to announce the full schedule for the finals of this years men’s and women’s rugby cup competitions, that will take place on March 15th in University College Cork venues The Mardyke and The Farm. The host club University College Cork are hosting the finals […]

T.U. Dublin make it two in a row in SSI Mixed Hockey League

Technological University of Dublin retained their Student Sport Ireland Mixed Hockey league title on Wednesday March 1st as they defeated University of Limerick in final in the Sport Ireland Campus hockey pitch. This year all four semi-finalists traveled to the Dublin venue for the semi-finals and there was some fantastic hockey played in the three […]

Badminton glory for Dublin City University

Dublin City University were crowned Student Sport Ireland / Badminton Ireland Mixed Team League champions on Wednesday February 22nd in Baldoyle Badminton Centre as they saw off Trinity College Dublin in a high-quality final. The top eight badminton teams from across the colleges and universities of Ireland descended on Baldoyle Badminton Centre for this year’s […]

Queens University Belfast take SSI Netball title.

Queens University Belfast were crowned Student Sport Ireland Netball League Champions for 2022-23 as they defeat Ulster University Belfast in the final on February 15th in Ulster University Jordanstown Campus on a 41-18 score line. In the repeat of last years final which was won by Ulster University Belfast, the sides were deadlocked at seven […]