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Sport Ireland is a statutory authority and was established in July 1999 under powers provided by the Irish Sports Council Act. Its remit is to plan, lead and co-ordinate the sustainable development of competitive and recreational sport in Ireland.
Sport Ireland comprises eight major divisions including: the Anti-Doping Unit; Corporate Services, Finance, High Performance; Local Sports Partnerships; National Governing Bodies; National Trails Office and the Irish Institute of Sport.
- ""Irish Sport Council - Supporting Irish Sport"". Irish Sport Council. Retrieved 16 November 2008.