People with Disabilities Now Enjoy Beach Thanks to Charity’s Crowdfunder Campaign

It was a special moment for many of the families gathered at the beautiful Portstewart Strand on Thursday, (May 26, 2002) as they enjoyed the sandy beach and sea for the first time together, thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Mae Murray Foundation. The charity, that helps people of all ages and abilities enjoy…Continue reading this article →

Sport NI backs local gymnasts to compete at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Sport NI has given its full backing for local gymnasts Eamon Montgomery, Ewan McAteer and Rhys McClenaghan and the Commonwealth Games Northern Ireland, in their efforts to allow the athletes to represent Northern Ireland at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Chief Executive Antoinette McKeown said, “Northern Ireland is a place of complex identities, and the…Continue reading this article →

Sport Key to Mother’s Fightback from Near Death Illness

A mother who was just hours from death says her love of sport was vital to her remarkable physical and mental recovery. Joanne McCauley was told by doctors that if she hadn’t turned up at hospital when she did the large abscess, she didn’t know she had, would have burst, poisoning her, and endangering her…Continue reading this article →

Congratulations to Homegrown Belfast Marathon Winner Paul Pollock

Belfast Marathon winner Paul Pollock has another great story to tell his growing family after his win on home turf on Sunday (May 1) nearly didn’t happen. The two-time Olympian was going to pull out of the race after his heavily pregnant partner Sophie thought baby number two was going to make an appearance on…Continue reading this article →

Putting sun protection on the radar

Most of us could improve our sun protection habits, and now there’s no excuse, as awareness around this important health and safety routine is about to get ‘super-charged’, thanks to Sunguarding Sport, a NEW campaign by the Melanoma Fund, supported by Sport NI Rationale Sportspeople receive substantially higher UV exposure, and routinely exceed the recommended exposure limits,…Continue reading this article →