Irish Sports Council

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Sport Ireland
Irish Sports Council logo.png
Sport Development of Sport in Ireland
Founded 1999
Chairman John Treacy
Secretary Alan O'Hare
Official website
Republic of Ireland

Sport Ireland (Irish: Spórt Éireann) is the organisation which directs the development of sport within Ireland.[1]

Sport Ireland is a statutory authority and was established in July 1999 under powers provided by the Irish Sports Council Act.[2] 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.[3]

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