Student Sport Ireland Opportunity

Student Sport Ireland are seeking an enthusiastic individual to take on the role of Research Officer.  Based at the Sport Ireland Campus, the role will lead in the delivery of the recently SSI commissioned SASSI 2 study, the follow up to the ground-breaking and influential Student Actvitity and Sport Study Ireland (SASSI) (Murphy et al)…Continue reading this article →

Charity calls for support to protect grassroots sport clubs

Grassroots sport clubs have a pivotal role to play in building trust and bringing communities together, new research published by leading Sport for Social Change charity Sported has revealed. Sported’s ‘In sport, we trust’ report has uncovered a trust deficit is dividing the UK and damaging communities. Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are 23% less…Continue reading this article →

Council Launches Poolpods for Leisure Centres

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Alderman John Smyth was joined by Jayne Moore from Sport NI, Robert Heyburn from Department for Communities, Andrea Herron from Disability Sport NI, Council Officers and local resident Gareth McNeilly to launch the new Poolpods at Antrim Forum and Valley Leisure Centre. Poolpod is a platform lift developed for the…Continue reading this article →

New walking and cycling trails at Garvagh Forest.

The Causeway Coast and Glens area is celebrating the completion of new walking and cycling trails at Garvagh Forest. The eagerly awaited new trail network provides a safe and attractive space for walkers, runners and cyclists all within the forest. As well as an enhanced trail head and car park, the forest now offers up…Continue reading this article →

Active Fit Sporty Report

The Active, Fit & Sporty programme has continued to see success in inspiring and motivating women and girls across Northern Ireland to get involved in sport and physical activity. Within the 2018/2019 year £497,025 was invested into 6 organisations for its delivery – Female Sports Forum, Disability Sport NI, Ulster University, Women in Sport and…Continue reading this article →