The department's mission is to:
Sport Ireland's mission, in partnership with our promoting Department, is: ‘To plan, lead and coordinate the sustainable development of competitive and recreational sport in Ireland’
Sport Ireland Participation Unit works together with LSP's and other partners to increase participation in sport nationwide.
The National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) recognised by Sport Ireland are at the centre of Irish sport. NGBs are key delivery agencies for Sport Ireland in the achievement of its strategic and operational goals.
Sport Ireland Ethics' remit is to develop and disseminate guidelines and codes of practice promoting best practice for the protection of children in sport consistent with child protection guidance and legislation.
In order to advance this function Sport Ireland engages with over 60 autonomous National Governing Bodies of Sport to raise awareness of and promote behaviours to uphold good practice and fair play in all sport.
Sport Ireland Outdoors works with a large number of sporting bodies and other organisations to develop and promote a variety of outdoor sports, to support the development of recreational trails throughout Ireland, which are all developed to encourage more people to be active in the great outdoors.
Sport Ireland’s vision for women in sport is one where women have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential, while enjoying a lifelong involvement in sport
The Sport Ireland Campus is the home of Irish Sport, not just for our Athletes, but for the community. The Sport Ireland Campus is home to world-class indoor and outdoor facilities which host local, national and international events and which are perfect for team and individual training. The Campus also provides valuable amenities for the local community with facility rentals, kids camps, sports academies, birthday parties, team-building events, corporate conferences and more.
The Sport Ireland Campus is operated by Sport Ireland Facilities DAC, whose mission is to continuously improve the operation of the facilities to a world-class standard, increasing usage, and providing excellent service in a safe environment to all customers.
Sport Ireland Coaching has the lead role for coaching in Ireland. Working in partnership with the National Governing Bodies and the wider sporting sector, Sport Ireland Coaching leads the development of coaching in Ireland through the implementation of a quality Coach & Coach Developer training and support programmes.
Sport Ireland’s High Performance Unit assists National Governing Bodies in the delivery of their high performance programmes.
These high performance programmes facilitate the ambitions of athletes and teams in reaching finals and achieving medals at European, World, Olympic and Paralympic level.
The Sport Ireland Institute is set up to influence, support and ensure that talented Irish athletes achieve sustained levels of excellence in elite sport.
By working with a network of highly experienced, quality assured service providers, Sport Ireland Institute ensures that athletes have access to the sports science and sports medicine that they need to achieve sustained levels of excellence in elite International sport
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