Sport sponsorship RSS feed for this section

Davy takes stock to support golf’s Maguire sisters

Davy has signed up as a sponsor of Irish golfers Leona and Lisa Maguire which sees the sisters become ambassadors for the stockbroker. The announcement comes ahead of this weekend’s IOA Championship in Beaumont, California, where Leona Maguire will look to build on her top-five finish at the Natural Charity Classic in Florida two weeks […]

Read more

Sexton recruited to front for CPL group

Leinster and Ireland number 10 and world rugby player of the year Johnny Sexton has signed up to an initial two-year contract to act as an ambassador for global recruitment group CPL Resources. Sexton, 33, joins CPL leaders in a bid to inspire winning performances through the group’s eight-part talent series from across business and […]

Read more

Legacy rebrands as it adds four new recruits

Off the back of a period of growth over recent months, Legacy Consultants has announced a rebrand along with several new hires. The rebrand sees a name change from Legacy Consultants to Legacy Communications along with a new logo and identity. Legacy was launched in 2012 by Bernard and James Brogan as a sport and sponsorship […]

Read more

Quinn gives Special OIympics team Gala send-off

Former Arsenal and Republic of Ireland striker Niall Quinn met up with the Special Olympics football team ahead of them flying out to Abu Dhabi to compete in the Special Olympics World Summer Games. Gala Retail convenience stores is one of four official Team Ireland sponsors and has supported the Special Olympics programme for the […]

Read more

TV coverage of women’s sport less than 12pc

TV coverage of women’s sport in Ireland is less than 12 per cent and only three per cent of print and four per cent of online coverage is dedicated to women’s sport, a Nielsen report for 20 x 20 shows. Almost 60 per cent of Irish people say the media should do more to promote […]

Read more

Dunphy confronts McCarthy for first time on Eir

Football pundit and writer Eamon Dunphy comes face-to-face for the first time with his one-time  nemesis, reappointed Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy, in the first of a new series of interviews with major sports stars on Eir Sport. Called Head2Head, the series, which kicks off at 10pm tomorrow, was the brainchild of bookmaker Paddy […]

Read more

Clayton Hotels backs Munster schools rugby

Clayton Hotels, part of the Dalata group, is sponsoring Munster rugby school senior and junior cup for the third year in a row. Munster Rugby players Peter O’Mahony, James Cronin and Duncan Williams showed up at a photocall in the Clayton hotel in Cork city to share their top tips on how to prepare ahead […]

Read more

Winners of summer sponsorships to be revealed

The Marketing Institute has teamed up with John Trainor’s Onside sponsorship agency to host a breakfast seminar along the lines of Who Won the Summer of Sponsorship? in the Aviva Stadium next Tuesday. A panel of experts will discuss the topic. RTE group head of sport Declan McBennett will speak about sports rights inflation and […]

Read more

Katie Taylor still Ireland’s top sports star

While Conor McGregor shapes up for a potential 2.5 million pay per views box office hit at UFC 229 fight card next Saturday, Irish boxer Katie Taylor remains Ireland’s most admired sports personality, the latest Onside Star Track sports survey shows. The Bray pugilist extended her premier position as McGregor dropped to third position behind […]

Read more

Irish Independent Park to host U20s in 6 Nations

Irish Independent Park is to host two U20s 6 Nations home matches in the coming championship. It will be the first time 6 Nations rugby will be played at the Cork ground as the Ireland U20s’ two 2019 6 Nations home fixtures have been confirmed. Noel McNamara’s side will first host England in Irish Independent Park […]

Read more

Fyfffes continues to tell Dundalk FC’s story

The story of Dundalk Football Club and its feats in domestic and European competitions continues to be told on film with the release of another video, funded by the club’s main sponsor, Fyffes. Entitled ‘The Next Chapter’, it is the fourth video in the series which has attracted over a million views across social and online […]

Read more

Bulmers to sponsor Cheltenham Gold Cup race

C&C’s Bulmers Irish Cider has agreed a four-year deal for an disclosed sum to become the title sponsor of the Cheltenham Gold Cup jump race and has also signed up as the race festival’s ‘presenting partner’. The title allows the drinks brand to be recognised in the Republic of Ireland as ‘The festival, presented by Bulmers’ over […]

Read more

Most World Cup fans miss Ireland taking part

Two thirds of World Cup followers say the Fifa tournament being played out in Russia is just not the same without Ireland playing. One in four fans want England to win the tournament, while one in three  place a bet at some stage during the tournament, a survey of 1,000 Irish adults conducted by Core’s research […]

Read more

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy