Sport Ireland

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Sport Ireland
Sport Ireland logo.svg
SportDevelopment of Sport in Ireland
Founded1999
ChairmanJohn Treacy
SecretaryAlan O'Hare
Official website
www.sportireland.ie
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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  1. ^ ""Irish Sport Council - Supporting Irish Sport"". Irish Sport Council. Retrieved 16 November 2008.
  2. ^ http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/1999/act/6/enacted/en/html
  3. ^ http://www.www.sportireland.ie/About_Us/

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