Fermanagh and Omagh 2019 Community Conversation

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council are reviewing the content of the Community Plan as per legislation.  To assist the first stage of this process they are undertaking a ’light touch’ community engagement to reaffirm and prioritise the key priorities for the District moving forward. The engagement will close on the 30th May 2019. Please take…Continue reading this article →

Get Active at Get Wet NI Taster Event

Get Wet NI is back for 2019 and launches this weekend with a whole host of taster events on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May. 11 clubs across Northern Ireland are getting participants to have a go at their chosen watersport, whether that’s rowing, sailing, kayaking/canoeing, waterskiing or surfing. These events will be followed by a…Continue reading this article →

St Gerard’s Inclusive Golf

  Thanks to Department of Communities, there have been a number of inclusive golf projects across Northern Ireland including Antrim and Newtownabbey, Belfast, Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, Causeway Coast and Glens and Mid and East Antrim. The project encourages and facilitates a collaborative approach to increasing participation in golf among people with disabilities, the project…Continue reading this article →

Sport Northern Ireland and NI Football League Announce New Partnership with Sporting Chance

Sport Northern Ireland and the NI Football League are pleased to announce a new partnership with Sporting Chance, which will provide education sessions to Danske Bank Premiership and Academy teams, focusing on emotional and mental health in a sporting context. Each workshop will explore topics including substance misuse, compulsive behaviours and addiction including input from…Continue reading this article →

Using Virtual Reality to Help People with Learning Disability be more Active

Using Virtual Reality to Help People with Learning Disability be more Active Sport Northern Ireland is delighted to be involved with an exciting new pilot project delivered in partnership with Mencap NI designed to make sports facilities and sporting activities more inclusive through new Virtual Reality technology.   The pilot project delivers new and innovative…Continue reading this article →

‘From the Carry Row to Tokyo

‘From the Carry Row to Tokyo ‘From the Carry Row to Tokyo’ is Drew Cochrane’s true story of living with sight loss, when he developed an illness called Leber’s Optic Atrophy, a hereditary disease that his brother Ian also suffered from. Born in the 1940’s in a rural townland, Drew had an interesting childhood with…Continue reading this article →

Sport Northern Ireland Team Up With Working with Parents in Sport

Sport Northern Ireland are delighted to be working in partnership with ‘Working with Parents in Sport’ to help support National Governing Bodies to develop the parents and coaches that are currently involved in their sports. ‘Working with Parents in Sport’ supports parents and coaches in working together to provide children with the best possible sporting…Continue reading this article →

Income Generation & Building Capacity Conference

Income Generation & Building Capacity Conference- 26th March- 6pm-National Football Stadium @ Windsor Park The aim of this conference is provide National Governing Bodies of sport, their clubs and other sports organisations with some advice and support on how to generate more income for your organisation and also build the capacity of your organisation when…Continue reading this article →

Flight Gymnastics soars high at Northern Ireland 2019 Awards

Local Gymnastics Club, Flight Gymnastics Academy CIC, Newtownabbey have enjoyed success at the recent British Gymnastics Northern Ireland 2019 Awards! Affiliated to British Gymnastics, Flight was established in 2011.  Originally based in Edmund Rice College the club was awarded funding from Sport NI, DAERA and Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council to open a full-time, dedicated facility for…Continue reading this article →

Accessible inclusive beach for Groomsport

Ards and North Down Borough Council is delighted to announce that funding of over £68,000 has been secured to enable works to commence for the provision of an accessible inclusive beach in Groomsport, Co. Down. Few coastal villages in Ireland can compare with Groomsport for scenic charm, tranquil beauty and historical heritage. While Groomsport is best…Continue reading this article →