PC 3038The Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Sports Participation Strategy 2018-2022 has been officially launched by An Cathaoirleach, Cllr. Ossian Smyth with the core objective to get more people, more active, more often.

The launch took place on the 26th November in the beautiful Marlay Park House and was attended by a range of politicians, partner agencies and local club volunteers. Speakers included John Treacy, Chief Executive of Sport Ireland, and Agata Suszczynski a PE teacher in St. Tiernan’s Community School who has many years’ experience engaging young people in physical activity.

Launch of National Sports PolicyThe Minster for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr. Shane Ross, TD, and the Minister with responsibility for Tourism and Sport, Mr. Brendan Griffin, TD, today launched the Government’s National Sports Policy 2018–2027 at the St Laurence O’Toole Recreation Centre, Sherriff Street, in Dublin’s North Inner City.

The National Sports Policy 2018–2027 has been developed through an extensive public consultation process and collaboration with the sports sector and other stakeholders. The High-Level Goals of the National Sports Policy are:

  • - Increased Participation
  • - More Excellence
  • - Improved Capacity

Sport Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of Get Ireland Walking’s Strategy and Action Plan 2017-2020. 

Get Ireland Walking is a Sport Ireland initiative, supported by Healthy Ireland and delivered by Mountaineering Ireland.  It seeks to establish a vibrant culture of walking in Ireland by; encouraging widespread participation in walking, promoting the benefits of walking and unifying the efforts of all organisations and agencies interested in promoting walking for recreation, transport and health in Ireland.