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Supporting the Girls in Green

Student Sport Ireland would like to send all our best wishes to the Republic of Ireland Women’s Football team as they get ready for the opening round of the FIFA World Cup in Australia on Thursday July 20th, 2023. Six members of the squad of 23 players have participated in the FISU World University Games […]

Cricket Ireland join SSI WSCA

Student Sport Ireland is delighted to confirm that Cricket Ireland is the latest national governing body to support female student in the Women’s Student Coaching Academy (WSCA). With the aim of the academy to give female students in third level education the opportunity to develop their coaching career, during their studies in college and universities […]

TU Dublin City Campus Canoe Club wins 2023 Event of the Year Award

The 2023 Irish Kayaking Intervarsity was hosted by TU Dublin Canoe Club in February of this year. The competition saw over 350 students from 12 different colleges battle it out over a 3-day event. The Kayaking Intervarsity is renowned for being one of the most complex events on the sporting calendar at third level due […]

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 […]