Useful links.

Irish Sports Council

The Irish Sports Council’s mission, in partnership with our promoting Department, is: ‘To plan, lead and coordinate the sustainable development of competitive and recreational sport in Ireland’

Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport The Department aims to increase participation and interest in sport, to improve standards of performance and to develop sports facilities at national, regional and local level, thereby contributing to healthier lifestyles and an improved overall quality
Federation of Irish Sport The Independent Voice of Voluntary Sport in Ireland
Irish Institute of Sport The Irish Institute of Sport was established in July 2006, following a key recommendation from the Athens Review, with the vision of world leading service provision to elite Irish athletes
National Sports Campus Development Authority The National Sports Campus Development Authority was established on 1 January 2007 by Mr John O’Donoghue TD, Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism. NSCDA is responsible for the development, management and operation of a national sports campus at Abbotstown
Olympic Council of Ireland The Olympic Council of Ireland will foster the development of the Olympic Movement and its ideals in Ireland.
Paralympic Council of Ireland Background information on PCI and its preparation of Irish athletes for competition at Paralympic Games.
Special Olympics Ireland A year round sports training and competition programme for people with a learning disability
Women in Sport The Women in Sport initiative is aimed at promoting increased participation of women of all ages in sport, and is supported by the Irish Sports Council.
Age & Opportunity Age & Opportunity is the Irish national organisation working to promote greater participation by older people in society
Irish Heart Foundation The Irish Heart Foundation is Ireland's only national charity for heart health and is working to reduce premature death and disability from heart disease and stroke.
National Trails Day From walking, mountain biking, a casual stroll or a vigorous hike, National Trails Day will see events being organised around the country, to create an awareness of the trail network that is provided by many organisations free for all to enjoy.
CARA Adapted Physical Activity Centre The CARA Centre is a National Resource Centre aimed at coordinating, facilitating and advocating for the inclusion of people with disabilities in sport, physical activity and physical education.
Get Ireland Active Promoting physical activity in Ireland
Coillte Outdoors Coillte owns the longest trail network in Ireland. It provides some of Ireland's best outdoor recreation opportunities from walking and hiking to mountain biking and from picnics to fishing and nature watching.
National Trails Office is a website from the National Trails Office in the Irish Sports Council.
Walking in Offaly Walking in Offaly
Local Sports Partnerships
Get Ireland Walking

Walk for Health / Walk for Fun / Wlak for Life