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#ChooseStrength is an initiative by Accredited Sport and Exercise Psychologist, Nollaig O’Sullivan and MSc in Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology, Máire Treasa Ní Cheallaigh. Nollaig is from County Clare and has worked with an array of professional and amateur athletes in enhancing and improving their performance. Currently Nollaig is a Community Hub Facilitator with the aim of designating the communities ... Read More »

#WSportHour “Physical Literacy and Young Girls Participation in Sport”

Tuesday 7th February 9-10pm Our next #WSportHour on Twitter will discuss “How can we better promote physical literacy to help increase participation of young girls in sport”. A topic close to Ciaran Duffy’s heart, #WSportHour hopes to highlight the importance of Physical Literacy and how we can help young girls in their physical development. Ciaran is the founder of Project ... Read More »

Women in Sports Day

by Mair Kelly At the end of 2016 Munster table tennis held their first ever Women in Sports Day in Goleen Community Hall. The aim of the day was to encourage and promote women’s involvement in the sport with a big emphasis on “healthy body-healthy mind”. The day was a huge success with over 50 people from all age groups and standards attending and ... Read More »

How to Build Your Kid’s Confidence With Sport

With so many kids glued to their smartphone or computer screens these days, you might have neglected to notice that your own child isn’t nearly as active as you were when you were young. And if you want to raise confident and happy daughters and sons, then you should seriously consider encouraging your kids to get involved with sport. Keep ... Read More »


G4G is a 12 week programme incorporating coaching sessions with fun non-competitive blitzes aimed at increasing participation in Ladies Gaelic Football. The programme targets girls aged between 8-12 years who are not currently registered with a Ladies Gaelic Football club. In essence, this is a tool to attract new players. Share This: Read More »

Teaming Up for Women in Sport

Do you want a say when it comes to Women’s Sport in Ireland RT to have a chance of winning a ticket to this event — sportswomen_ie (@sportswomenIRL) November 21, 2016 On November 30th Sport for Business will host ‘Teaming Up for Women’s Sport’, an event where 100 of those with an interest in and the capacity to ... Read More »

Louise Butler Byrne, What a Woman

Louise Butler Byrne is a hairdresser and salon manager. She made it to the final selection grouping for Operation Transformation, the last 20. From this group the televised 5 were chosen. Louise didn’t make it to the last 5 but she was one of the group leaders for Ballyboden/St Endas GAA through the televised Operation Transformation programme and the group did ... Read More »

We Are Women

We are daughters, we are sisters. We are cousins, we are nieces. We are friends, we are partners. We are wives, we are mothers. We are women who have become doctors, teachers, lawyers, leaders, journalists, actors, musicians, sportswomen. I wrote in my very first article that women and sport are the two greatest gifts God granted to man, even more ... Read More »

Sonia O’Sullivan partners with Always® to encourage girls across Ireland to Keep Playing #LikeAGirl

Sonia O’Sullivan partners with Always® to encourage girls across Ireland to Keep Playing #LikeAGirl Latest Always Survey Reveals: –          61% wish there were more female role models in sport –          Over Half of Girls (64%) Quit Sport By the End of Puberty* –          80% of girls feel they do not belong in sport IRELAND – July 5th 2016 – Sonia ... Read More »

#LikeAGirl: Over Half of Girls (64%) Quit Sport By the End of Puberty

New Always® #LikeAGirl Video Examines The Causes Behind This Trend And Encourages Girls Everywhere to Keep Playing #LikeAGirl Latest Always Survey Reveals: –           80% of girls feel they do not belong in sport –          61% wish there were more female role models in sport  How many times have we heard comments like “girls shouldn’t play that sport” or seen girls’ teams ... Read More »


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