Sports Capital & Equipment Programme 2023 receives Record Number of Applications

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D, and the Minister of State for Sport and Physical Education, Thomas Byrne T.D., today announced details of the applications received under the latest round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme. The Programme is the Government’s primary vehicle for providing support to […]

Tipperary Applications for Texaco ‘Support for Sport’ Funding invited

Applications from sports clubs in Co. Tipperary and beyond are now invited under the fourth Texaco Support for Sport initiative in which a fund of €130,000 will be divided in €5,000 amounts and distributed to successful applicants in each of the twenty-six counties.   Over the past three years, a gross figure of €385,000 has […]

Ireland Rugby Team Depart For France With Aer Lingus

Today the Ireland rugby squad jetted off to France on a specially chartered Aer Lingus flight to compete against the best rugby nations in the world.  The specially branded Airbus A320, Green Spirit, departed Dublin at 12 noon and was flown by Captain Caolan Flanagan, who attended the same school as Ireland rugby captain, Johnny […]

Laochra Gael season 21 launched with 8 new GAA legends profiled

Eight legends who performed heroics on the field and who each have a unique and extraordinary story to tell. The definitive GAA sports series returns to TG4 this spring for a 21st series. The series hour-long format has proved a huge success, bringing each player’s personal stories to screen. The series features eight Laochra with genuine […]

Donncha O’Callaghan sends ‘Closing Date’ call to Tipperary Sports Clubs

Former Irish rugby international, Donncha O’Callaghan has issued a call to sports clubs in Tipperary reminding members not to overlook 31 January next, the closing date by which application for a €5,000 award under the Texaco Support for Sport initiative must be made. Noting the benefit to be gained by the award, the popular broadcaster […]

Sport Highlights on TG4 this week

TG4 feature two huge GAA club fixtures this weekend with the Ulster Football final and the Leinster Football final. Women’s sport also to the forefront with club football and AIL rugby finals. Monday 05/12/22 8:00pm GAA 2022 GAA Championship highlights. Hurling provincial finals from Munster, Leinster & Ulster. Gaelic Football provincial finals from Connacht & […]

Two Countries, Two Races, Two Trophies for Nicole Drought

Tipperary driver Nicole Drought had a busy time of it last weekend. She travelled to Anglesey in Wales to compete in the famous Race of Rembrance- an Endurance race for a variety of cars with multiple drivers . Rejoining the WRC Developments team, Nicole qualified fourth in class but once the seven hour race got […]

Runner-up finish for Tipperary’s Denis Lynch in Stuttgart World Cup

Tipperary’s Denis Lynch and the 13-year-old gelding Brooklyn Heights, owned by Molly Ohrstrom, finished in a share of second place in Sunday’s five-star Longines FEI World Cup Grand Prix at Stuttgart in Germany. The Stuttgart German Masters was hosting the fifth leg of the 2023/2023 Longines FEI World Cup in Western Europe and 13 of […]

Sport Highlights on TG4 this week

Wednesday 19/10/22 8:30pm Scéalta na gCorn Scéalta na gCorn finishes in the rebel county of Cork, All Ireland winners in football, hurling and camogie across the decades. A county steeped in history, Gráinne is keen to find out about some of the silverware that honour patriots such as John ‘Flyer’ Nyhan and his deep connection […]

Irish Sport Horse (ISH) Young Breeders crowned World Champions

The Irish Sport Horse Studbook Young Breeders team were crowned World Champions at the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses International Young Breeders World Championships in Ermelo, Holland July 7-9 2022. Teagasc have partnered with Horse Sport Ireland since 2005 to provide the ‘ISH Young Breeders’ training programme. Wendy Conlon Teagasc Equine Specialist manages the […]

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