Register Now for Talent Coach Development Week

Sport Northern Ireland will host the annual NI Talent Coach Development Week during the week beginning 23 February 2015, this year two of the events will be hosted in partnership with Ulster University with the other in partnership with the North West Coaching Network. The week of coach development opportunities will comprise of three events and feature leading speakers in…Continue reading this article →

Sport Northern Ireland’s First Online Learning Resource

Sport Northern Ireland is pleased to launch its first online learning resource. This is a free course aimed primarily at those who have previously attended a Sport Northern Ireland Safeguarding Children and Young People in Sport three hour face to face workshop or equivalent, and wish to refresh their knowledge or are required to do so…Continue reading this article →

Women Only Courses at Tollymore

Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is running a series of ‘Women Only’ Courses from the start of February through to the end of March 2015. Research has shown that women participate less than men in outdoor activity. Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is committed to taking positive action to address this imbalance aimed at increasing female participation.…Continue reading this article →

Belfast Telegraph Sports Awards

Sport Northern Ireland Sporting Ambassadors and local sporting heroes have been honoured at the 2015 Belfast Telegraph Sports Awards. Sport Northern Ireland  was sporting partner of the prestigious ceremony at the Ramada Hotel, Belfast, which showcased the best of Northern Ireland sport, its competitive triumphs and its power to inspire. Sporting legends, superstars and medal-winning elite…Continue reading this article →

Local Legends Assemble for Mental Health Charity’s Question of Sport Event

Mental Health carers charity ‘CAUSE’ is hosting a prestigious ‘Question of Sport’ event at Crumlin Road Gaol on 5 March from 7.00pm. The event will be attended by local sports stars and TV personalities including; MBE Olympic medal winning boxer Paddy Barnes, ex-Ulster and Ireland Rugby star Paddy Wallace, Ulster and Ireland female Rugby star…Continue reading this article →

Sport NI Response to Proposed 2015-16 Exchequer Budget Reductions

Sport NI, the leading public body for the development of sport, has serious concerns that any reduction to the sports budget will seriously impact on the very many specific benefits to be gained through the delivery of sports interventions across Northern Ireland. Sport NI considers that the impact will not only be detrimental for the…Continue reading this article →

Concerned About the Proposed Cuts to the Sports Budget?

Act now and voice your concern via the Northern Ireland Sports Forum Sport Northern Ireland will be publishing its own response to the proposed cuts and this will be available in due course.

The Coaching Panel – Make Your Voice Heard

Sports coach UK, in partnership with Sport Northern Ireland, have launched an online coaches survey entitled ‘The Coaching Panel’. The Coaching Panel is your chance to tell sports coach UK, Sport Northern Ireland and other bodies charged with developing sport what it is like to be a coach in 2014-15. The information you provide will…Continue reading this article →

Three NI Coaches Selected for 2015/16 ‘Aspire’ Talent Coaching Programme

Sport Northern Ireland has welcomed the announcement that three talent coaches from Northern Ireland are among the 22 selected for the sports coach UK talent coaching programme Aspire 2015/2016. Debbie Hanna (Sailing), Peter Hill (Swimming) and Stephen Hood (Golf) will join 19 other coaches from across the Home Countries to undertake the 18-month training programme…Continue reading this article →

Official Opening of New-Look Maghaberry Community Centre

Maghaberry Community Centre’s £750,000 new-look Community Centre and adjoining Sports Hall with brand-new changing facilities has officially opened as part of a long-term Village Renewal Plan, initiated and managed by Lisburn City Council. Funding for the project was provided from Sport Northern Ireland, who contributed £245,000 and the Lagan Rural Partnership, administered by Lisburn City…Continue reading this article →