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John Byrne wins High Court action over Irish Sports Council investigation

Irish Sports Council (ISC) board member Galwayman John Byrne has won his High Court action against the organisation's decision to investigate him over allegations of wrongdoing.

EU sports funding must filter down to local level

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Liam Aylward MEP is seeking commitment from the European Commission that funding through the EU sports programme will strengthen grassroots sporting organisations.

Sail on — let’s continue the Riverdance effect

At the 11th hour the Government saw sense and agreed to provide the funding that will allow Galway to compete on a slightly more level playing pitch with its rivals in Lisbon and in our sister city of Lorient for the right to stage a second stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race. The commitment of the €4 million by sports minister Martin Cullen is a real boon to the region, as we know just how good an investment that amount of money is.

Carey - GPA should take 1.05 million euro package from government

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Nine-time All-star winner and ex-Gaelic Players Association President DJ Carey believes that the GPA would be silly to ignore the €1.05 million euro on the table for a new government grants scheme, despite the ‘package’ being reduced by almost €2 million because of the current economic climate.

 

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