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Monthly Archives: September 2013

IRISH SPORT CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO INVEST IN SPORTING JOBS

  Submission asks Government to invest ONE Euro for every citizen in fund to create jobs. Sport seeks €4.58 million – but notes €1.5 million will go back to Exchequer in taxes. Fund to create jobs and deliver participation programmes Sport confident that 150 jobs can be created immediately Irish sport has appealed to the Government to invest a total of €4.58 million – one euro for every citizen – in a fund specifically designed to create jobs in sport.  [...]

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Vote For Us in the Coca Cola Thank You Fund!

We are delighted this month to have made the Shortlist for the 2013 Coca-Cola Thank You Fund. Coca Cola are offering 11 Grants(1x25K, 10x10K) to projects that will encourage healthy and active lifestyles. Swim Ireland have submitted the “Swimathon” project to the fund. The Swimathon is the swimming mile and is viewed as the swimming equivalent of the marathon. The aim of this project is to encourage people to get swimming with a view to completing the Swimathon at a [...]

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Gold, Silver and Two Bronze Medals for Ireland at Schools Games

Well done to the team of 21 Irish Swimmers at the Sainsbury’s 2013 School Games this weekend. The team faced swimmers from England, Scotland and Wales at the annual event in Ponds Forge in Sheffield with Swimming taking place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September. Results can be found at: http://www.2013schoolgames.com/2013/results/swimming/index.php Ireland Team Reports:     A full team list is below Irish   Schools Swimming Team September 2013 Boys Girls 50 Free  Calum Bain Dungannon  ASCPatrick Flanagan Longford SC [...]

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