Fiona Doyle Rio Bound!

Limerick and Calgary University student Fiona Doyle achieved a life time’s ambition at the World University Games by qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games. Swimming in the second semi-final of the 100m Breaststroke Doyle’s time of 1:07.67 was 0.18 of a second within the Olympic qualifying mark. Doyle will now swim her final on Monday […]

Good Day for Irish Swim Team.

The 28th World University Games competition started officially today with Team Ireland’s student archers, footballers and swimmers all in competition. It was a good day in the pool for the Irish swimmers with both Shauna O’Brien (UCD) and Nicholas Quinn (Edinburgh) qualifying from their morning heats to make the semi-finals of the 50m Butterfly and […]


  The staff and members of Student Sport Ireland would like to extend sincere condolences to the college communities, family and friends of the students so tragically killed in the recent Berkeley accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.

World University Games 2015 Team Announcement

  Over 9,000 athletes will come together in Gwangju, South Korea for the 28th World University Games, 3-14 July 2015, to compete in some 300 medal events, across 21 sports and with less than a month remaining until the Opening Ceremony, Student Sport Ireland (SSI) is pleased to announce the team representing Ireland in Gwangju, […]

Passing of UCD GAA Executive Dave Billings

The Student Sport Ireland community would like to extend their sympathies to the family, colleagues and friends of Dave Billings, UCD GAA Officer,on his untimely passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Billings family, his colleagues and friends in UCD and the wider GAA community at this very difficult time. May he rest in peace. Please follow this […]

DCU to host the 2014 SSI Connect Event

DCU will be the host for the 2014 Student Sport Ireland Connect Event which will take place on Monday 20th October. The event is a chance for students from all over the country to network and to hear presentations from Ireland Women’s Rugby player Paula Fitzpatrick, Leinster Rugby’sDomestic Marketing Executive Elma Beirne and Kenneth Browne […]

Student Sport Ireland Leadership Award 2013-2014

Student Sport Ireland invite applications for the 2013/2014 Leadership Award. The Leadership Award acknowledges the influential contribution of Student Leaders to Third Level Sport while recognising an outstanding individual who has made a significant impact within their College or University Each institution is invited to nominate one individual that they feel deserves the award. Please […]

Trinity Sports Scholarship Students Head for Commonwealth Games

Trinity Sports Scholarship students, Victoria Mullin (Air Pistol) and Prakash Vijayanath (Badminton) will represent their countries in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow where thousands of athletes from over 70 countries will compete in 17 sports, across 14 venues from 23rd July to 3rd August. Second year PhD Genetics student and active member of DU Rifle […]

World University Championships – Results Update

  Team Ireland got their World University Championships campaign underway with the Men’s and Women’s Golfers travelling to Switzerland to compete from 23rd June. After 4 days of intense competition the final standings for the Irish Golfers were:  Name College Final Position  Chris Selfridge University of Toledo 10th  Tiarnan McLarnon University of Ulster Joint 33rd […]

Over 400 Students Honoured at UCD Sports Awards

At the UCD Athletic Union Council Sport Awards ceremony in the UCD Student Centre, over 400 students from 25 different sports clubs were honoured for their sporting achievements on behalf of the University over the last twelve months. A number of special awards were presented on the night.  The Ladies Hockey first team was named […]