ucd brandmark colourThe PSI Division of Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology is running a seminar is titled "The Role of Psychology in Elite Sport, looking beyond Mental Skills Training" and will take place on Thursday, 3rd May at 7pm, in C004, Health Sciences Centre, UCD. 

The speakers  will  discus the role of psychology and psychologists in elite sport. The topics will include:

  • · The role of clinical psychology support within the elite sport context
  • · The role of the Player Development Manager and transitions into and out of a professional rugby career.
  • · Sport as a vehicle for social change; A Case Study of the Tackle Your Feelings mental wellbeing campaign
  • · How sport psychology can underpin the role of the performance director for a sport; A Case Study of London 2012

Please click on the below link for more information on the seminar, the speakers and how to book a place. It is a free event  but  we would ask that you book a place via the link below


FlyerBook your FREE place on our latest Sports Forum meeting on the Thursday 26th April in IADT College, Kill Avenue, Deansgrange from 7pm - 8.30pm.

This is a great opportunity to keep informed of issues that might affect your club and input into promoting sports participation for the next 5 years.

Register your free place here https://sportsforumapril2018.eventbrite.ie  .


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Players from 13 countries will descend on Shankill Tennis Club in South County Dublin when it hosts the Blind Tennis World Championships at the end of the month.

The dlr TAKEI Blind Tennis World Championships takes place in Shankill from April 26th to 30th when as many as 60 players will compete in this unique competition which is being held in Ireland for the first time.

Competitors will come from Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Pakistan, Poland, Great Britain and Ireland. Between players, sighted guides, coaches and officials up to 300 people involved in the tournament including many volunteers.

Blind tennis is an extremely skilled form of the sport.  It is played on a normal court and the players locate the ball by the sound made by a bell in the middle of the ball.  They are allowed either two or three bounces depending on their level of vision.

Infographic 2Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, today announced an investment package of over €6.07m from Sport Ireland to support the national network of Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) which includes €187,367 for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership.

A total of €6,074,333 will be allocated to support the core work of the 29 LSPs; including the delivery of National Programmes, Education & Training initiatives, Strategic Development, Community Sports Development Officers, the Sports Inclusion Disability programme, Women in Sport Programmes and general participation programmes.

Engage Clonskeagh 002The HSE are pleased to offer FREE Engage Workshops to service providers and practitioners. These sessions are delivered by qualified Engage Trainers and seek to expand the quality and quantity of local work in the area of men's health and wellbeing.

Date:        22nd May, 2018

Time        9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue:      Conferene Room, Clonskeagh Hospital, Clonskeaagh Road, Dublin 6.


For further information or to apply contact

Rosemary Scott

Ph: 01 2683145  

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