Welcome to Sport 4 Development Ireland

This website is a dedicated Irish portal and online presence to promote and raise awareness of the field of ‘Sport for Development’ in Ireland and internationally. This field of work, which has a number of names, is simply where sport is deliberately used as a tool to achieve others objectives (health, social etc.) and is not merely an end in itself.

To discover more about the concept of  “Sport for Development” and the unique connection that Ireland has to this field, please see our “About Us” Section.

Latest News:

  • The Irish Blind Tennis Team Celebrate International Success
    The Irish Blind Tennis Team Celebrate International Success
    The Irish Blind Tennis Team are celebrating a fantastic result at the IBTA’s Tournament in Spain. The eight members of the Irish Blind Tennis team have proven themselves as the rising stars of International Blind/Vision Impaired tennis following great successes at the International Blind Tennis Association’s Championship in Alicante, Spain. The results speak for themselves: Willem Roode came ...
  • Vision Sports Ireland Celebrating its 35th Annual MayFest Games May 19th – 21st
    Vision Sports Ireland Celebrating its 35th Annual MayFest Games May 19th – 21st
    Vision Sports Ireland (VSI), Ireland’s premier not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting sport and recreation for vision impaired people, is celebrating 35 years of its successful MayFest multi-sport festival in 2017; with events taking place in various venues across Dublin from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st May. Attendees will have the opportunity to try their hand (or foot) at a wide varie ...
  • 8 Sports Charities Who Are Helping To Make The World A Better Place
    8 Sports Charities Who Are Helping To Make The World A Better Place
    8 Sports Charities Who Are Helping To Make The World A Better Place     For some, a quick game of football after work or a run before dinner is simply a fun way to get exercise. But for some charities throughout the world, sports is changing lives and providing hope for those who face adversity and challenges in situations we may never experience. Sports aren’t just good for the body, th ...

 

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