Shortlist of Nominees Announced!

The shortlist of nominees for the six open categories of the Irish Sport Industry Awards, in association with Clubforce have been announced today. The remaining four closed categories will be revealed at the awards ceremony at Dublin’s Westin Hotel on Tuesday next,...


Minister Jack Chambers, TD confirmed as keynote speaker

The Federation of Irish Sport are delighted to announce that Minister Chambers, TD Minister for State for Sport and the Gaeltacht will deliver the keynote address for the Irish Sport Industry Awards, in association with Clubforce, which will take place on Tuesday...


The closing date for nominations has been extended!

We are delighted to announce that due to unprecedented demand the deadline for submitting nominations for the Irish Sport Industry Awards, in association with Clubforce has been extended. Entries will be accepted until 1:00pm on Thursday 28th April 2022. There are...


Gráinne McElwain announced as MC!

We are thrilled to announce that Gráinne McElwain will be the MC for the Irish Sport Industry Awards 2022. A native of Monaghan, Gráinne is a fluent Irish speaker and was a 2020 Ambassador for the Seachtain na Gaeilge campaign with Energia. She is the current...


Chair of judging panel announced!

The Chair of our 2022 judging panel has been announced! Rob Hartnett Founder and CEO of Sport for Business will lead our panel of experts representing the sports sector from media, business, representative bodies and PR.


2022 Awards announced!

The Federation of Irish Sport has announced Clubforce as the title sponsors for the return of the Irish Sport Industry Awards, following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The awards ceremony will be held on 17th May in The Westin Hotel’s historic Banking Hall.


Congratulations to all our winners!

Press Release: Female Sports Win Big at Federation of Irish Sport Industry Awards Ahead of International Women’s Day Páraic Duffy (GAA) and Dominic Casey (Rowing) Honored with Outstanding Contribution Awards Thursday, 8th March 2018: In an apt turn of events, The...

About the Federation of Irish Sport

Established in 2002, the Federation of Irish Sport is the representative organisation for the National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) and Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) in Ireland. The Federation’s membership consists of over 110 NGBs and LSPs from every corner of the country, including the GAA, FAI, IRFU, Swim Ireland and Athletics Ireland. Currently, the Federation’s membership comprises 81 NGBs and 29 LSPs, representing over 12,000 sports clubs nationwide.

The role of the Federation is to speak on behalf of its members and represent their views to the public, while also providing them with a range of services. As governing bodies, the members’ priorities lie with their sport. Therefore, the job of the Federation is to communicate their views regarding the benefits of sport in areas such as personal health/wellbeing, the economy and society as a whole.

About Clubforce

The Clubforce mission is to make sport accessible for all whilst promoting joy, health, and wellbeing in the wider community. Clubforce has transformed the way sports clubs are managed and provides an all-in-one technology used by teams and associations worldwide to connect members, reduce administration, and drive fundraising forward. Clubforce technology allows volunteers, parents, and players alike to work together effectively, receiving the right information at the right time so everyone can participate to their very best.