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#SPORT IRELAND

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From The42 'I’m almost in despair' - Brian Kerr slams FAI's proposals for reform Unimpressed

'I’m almost in despair' - Brian Kerr slams FAI's proposals for reform

In a wide-ranging interview, the former Irish boss flags his concerns with the FAI’s new rules and how little respect he has for those that got Irish football into this mess.

# sport-ireland - Saturday 20 July, 2019

From The42 Donal Conway to seek reelection at next week's FAI AGM after 'resounding victory' Poliical Football

Donal Conway to seek reelection at next week's FAI AGM after 'resounding victory'

The package of 78 recommendations put forward by the Sport Ireland/FAI Governance Review Group was passed with a margin of 116-2 at an EGM this evening.

# sport-ireland - Friday 19 July, 2019

From The42 Donal Conway to consider his position as FAI President amid political pressure The Latest Review

Donal Conway to consider his position as FAI President amid political pressure

Shane Ross, a host of politicians and Sport Ireland have all called on him to step away this week.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

From The42 'More of the same' - Oireachtas meeting casts doubt on true extent of change at the FAI Another Dail Day

'More of the same' - Oireachtas meeting casts doubt on true extent of change at the FAI

The state of the football body was again the topic of discussion at Government buildings today.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Ross asks FAI president to withdraw nomination for re-election, stating it is in the 'best interest of football' FAI

Ross asks FAI president to withdraw nomination for re-election, stating it is in the 'best interest of football'

In a strongly-worded letter to FAI president Donal Conway, the minister says the upcoming election falls short of the transparency.

# sport-ireland - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 All Irish sports bodies to disclose CEO's pay to Sport Ireland in light of FAI fiasco Knock-on Effect

All Irish sports bodies to disclose CEO's pay to Sport Ireland in light of FAI fiasco

After all of the controversy at Abbottstown, the State body are beefing up their terms and conditions to avoid a repeat elsewhere.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From The42 Ireland's sevens teams move into new IRFU high-performance facility Sports Campus This post contains videos

Ireland's sevens teams move into new IRFU high-performance facility

The new multi-million Euro training centre features three outdoor pitches as well as a three-quarter length indoor pitch.

# sport-ireland - Friday 21 June, 2019

From The42 Two board members set to stay on as FAI and Sport Ireland reveal reform plans Changes

Two board members set to stay on as FAI and Sport Ireland reveal reform plans

In spite of a promise for the entire Board to step down, it has been recommended that one or two of them stay on for a year.

# sport-ireland - Friday 10 May, 2019

From The42 Sport Ireland to conduct 'extensive' audit of the FAI Further Scrutiny

Sport Ireland to conduct 'extensive' audit of the FAI

It will include an assessment of the football body’s fitness to handle public funds.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

From The42 'Their visit is welcome': Uefa delegation meet FAI to discuss governance Abbotstown

'Their visit is welcome': Uefa delegation meet FAI to discuss governance

FAI interim CEO Rea Walshe and Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy have welcomed the visit.

# sport-ireland - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From The42 FAI and Sport Ireland invite football community to 'submit ideas on the future of the game' Governance

FAI and Sport Ireland invite football community to 'submit ideas on the future of the game'

It has been a difficult few months for the embattled organisation.

# sport-ireland - Friday 26 April, 2019

From The42 Governance group set up to reform crisis-hit FAI ahead of crunch AGM Turning The Corner

Governance group set up to reform crisis-hit FAI ahead of crunch AGM

Sport Ireland and the football body have set-up a five-person group, the majority of whom are independent.

# sport-ireland - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Sport Ireland claims 'drip feed' of media reports about FAI is harming attempts to reform organisation

It follows another revelation about the FAI and its former CEO.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

From The42 'The beginning of the end for the old FAI'- Dramatic day sends crisis-hit Association into endgame What We Learned

'The beginning of the end for the old FAI'- Dramatic day sends crisis-hit Association into endgame

The drama unfolded before today’s Oireachtas Committee meeting, and from there a very bad day got worse for the FAI.

Niall Quinn says renaming the FAI might help reform the organisation and 'regain trust'

Quinn met with politicians and members of the local football groups in Leinster House today.

From The42 Chair of Oireachtas Committee calls for entire FAI board to resign Fall-out

Chair of Oireachtas Committee calls for entire FAI board to resign

Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd believes a ‘full forensic audit’ of the association’s finances is necessary.

Shane Ross and Sport Ireland to appear before committee over FAI today

Last week, the FAI appeared before the committee.

# sport-ireland - Monday 15 April, 2019

From The42 FAI subject to 'substantial' enquiries from Office for Director of Corporate Enforcement Further Scrutiny

FAI subject to 'substantial' enquiries from Office for Director of Corporate Enforcement

Sport Ireland are also refusing to rule out a wide-scale, independent audit of the beleaguered football body.

# sport-ireland - Sunday 14 April, 2019

From The42 FAI says it is taking 'urgent steps to address its current governance and financial issues' Statement

FAI says it is taking 'urgent steps to address its current governance and financial issues'

A statement released tonight failed to mention under-fire former CEO John Delaney.

# sport-ireland - Friday 12 April, 2019

'I don't think anybody would be satisfied by it': Leo Varadkar on John Delaney's Oireachtas appearance

Leo Varadkar said the FAI was answerable to the ODCE which has questions that need to be answered.

From The42 Uefa 'aware' of decision to withdraw State funding from the FAI From The Top

Uefa 'aware' of decision to withdraw State funding from the FAI

Sport Ireland announced on Tuesday that they were to cease providing grants to Irish football.

From The42 'We’ve about 50 clubs back - it’s not positive': Leinster clubs voice their concerns over FAI board Statement

'We’ve about 50 clubs back - it’s not positive': Leinster clubs voice their concerns over FAI board

Leinster Senior League chairman David Moran has called on the FAI to restore the public’s confidence in the organisation.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From The42 Sport Ireland has decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI Suspended

Sport Ireland has decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI

The body said the FAI did not comply with Sport Ireland’s Terms & Conditions of Grant Approval.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'If you don't regulate the FAI, who does?': Sport Ireland faces questions over FAI and the €100k loan

Sport Ireland, which provides funding each year to the FAI, said it isn’t satisfied with what the FAI has said so far.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Sport Ireland says FAI 'has not sufficiently explained' the €100k John Delaney loan

Sport Ireland will appear before an Oireachtas Committee tomorrow.

# sport-ireland - Monday 25 March, 2019

Paschal Donohoe says John Delaney deserves 'due process' - but says funding of new role needs clarity FAI

Paschal Donohoe says John Delaney deserves 'due process' - but says funding of new role needs clarity

Delaney is set to take up a position as the FAI’s Executive Vice-President.

# sport-ireland - Saturday 23 March, 2019

From The42 'I said, 'No way, I'll be 42 years of age' and here I am, going to Tokyo - I can't wait' 2020 Vision

'I said, 'No way, I'll be 42 years of age' and here I am, going to Tokyo - I can't wait'

Still without a National Indoor Velodrome on these shores, Eve McCrystal continues to break boundaries alongside Katie-George Dunlevy.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

From The42 FAI says it has answered all queries raised by Sport Ireland regarding John Delaney's €100,000 loan Statement

FAI says it has answered all queries raised by Sport Ireland regarding John Delaney's €100,000 loan

Sport Ireland yesterday said it was seeking ‘urgent clarification’ regarding a €100,000 loan provided to the FAI.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 Sport Ireland seeking 'urgent clarification' on John Delaney's €100,000 loan to the FAI Statement

Sport Ireland seeking 'urgent clarification' on John Delaney's €100,000 loan to the FAI

The statutory authority is seeking an explanation for a loan provided by the FAI’s CEO two years ago.

# sport-ireland - Friday 8 March, 2019

From The42 From 'not ok' barriers to breaking down more and more for go-getter Cantwell Opportunity Knocks

From 'not ok' barriers to breaking down more and more for go-getter Cantwell

The former Ireland rugby star has been appointed chair of Sport Ireland’s Women in Sport steering committee.

# sport-ireland - Thursday 7 March, 2019

From The42 Ex-Ireland international and full-time lead to pioneer new Women in Sport policy SPORT IRELAND

Ex-Ireland international and full-time lead to pioneer new Women in Sport policy

Sport Ireland have announced an increased annual fund of €2 million.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

From The42 Sport Ireland confirm long-awaited change to Olympic athlete funding Peace Of Mind

Sport Ireland confirm long-awaited change to Olympic athlete funding

Ireland’s elite athletes have been given a better chance of success.

# sport-ireland - Thursday 20 December, 2018

From The42 Several of Ireland's top athletes are being prevented from chasing their Olympic dream. Here's why Explainer

Several of Ireland's top athletes are being prevented from chasing their Olympic dream. Here's why

Political in-fighting has divided Irish karate for months now.

# sport-ireland - Friday 14 December, 2018

From The42 Irish hockey's Tokyo 2020 preparations boosted by new €600,000 pitch Big Boost

Irish hockey's Tokyo 2020 preparations boosted by new €600,000 pitch

The facility will be located at the National Sports Campus in Blanchardstown.

# sport-ireland - Friday 30 November, 2018

From The42 Sport Ireland 'deeply concerned' as boxing plans for 2020 Olympics put on hold Worrying Times

Sport Ireland 'deeply concerned' as boxing plans for 2020 Olympics put on hold

John Treacy said the current situation ‘creates great uncertainty for the outstanding athletes within Ireland’s boxing high performance programme’.

# sport-ireland - Thursday 20 September, 2018

From The42 'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From The42 'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world' Controversy

'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world'

Sport Ireland are among those to join opposition to WADA’s plan to reinstate Russia.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

From The42 Sport Ireland confirm Dublin Marathon runner's anti-doping violation Punishment

Sport Ireland confirm Dublin Marathon runner's anti-doping violation

Natasha Yaremczuk has received a 14-month ban as a result.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From The42 'You should have seen the look on the players' faces': Cricket Ireland open new €700,000 training centre Abbotstown

'You should have seen the look on the players' faces': Cricket Ireland open new €700,000 training centre

The first phase of the project is complete, but the big piece of the jigsaw remains the development of a national stadium.

# sport-ireland - Monday 13 August, 2018

From The42 Hockey the big winner as breakdown of additional €1.5 million funding revealed Funding

Hockey the big winner as breakdown of additional €1.5 million funding revealed

17 national sporting bodies to benefit from injection of funding ahead of 2020 Olympics.

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