EOC Athletes Commission Forum Monaco

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) Athletes Forum is underway in Monaco.    OCI is represented by two athletes from our Athletes Commission David Harte (Hockey) and Melanie Nocher (Swimming). David Harte is candidate for a place on the EOC Athletes Commission in Monaco and we would like to wish him all the best. One of […]

OCI Empowering Women Conference Dublin

The two day  Empowering Women conference is underway in Croke Park.  Gabriela Muller, International Executive and Organisational Communications Coach – Trainer – Speaker will run the conference with a wide variety of women participating from across the various sports in Ireland.   OCI Executive Board Member Georgina Drumm, and President of Athletics Ireland spoke about […]

David Harte elected to EOC Athletes Commission

Congratulations to David Harte (Hockey) who was elected as Secretary to the European Olympic Committee athletes (EOC) commission at the Forum in Monaco this morning.   David is also a member of the OCI athletes commission. The EOC athletes commission represents the active elite athletes of the 50 National Olympic Committees of Europe. The athletes commission […]

OCI and THG Agree to Terminate Contracts

Following a mediation carried out by former Supreme Court Judge Mr Justice Finnegan, THG and the Olympic Council of Ireland (“OCI”) wish to announce that they have reached an agreement to terminate the contracts agreed between the parties in 2016 that relate to the 2018-2026 Olympic Games. OCI accepts that these contracts were enforceable as […]

Consultation on New Strategic Plan

The Olympic Council of Ireland have been consulting with National Federations on a new Strategic Plan. Following on from a recent online survey,  National Federations had an oportunity to put forward their views during the recent HPX Conference at the National Sports Campus. The OCI’s Strategic Plan will focus on athletes and National Federations and […]

Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Workshop

Irish Winter Olympic hopefuls gathered in Dublin for a series of workshops hosted by the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI). The aim of the OCI workshops were to support the athletes on their final quest for qualification and to fully prepare those who are selected, for the 2018 Winter Olympics. The Games will take place […]

Japanese Ambassador Visits OCI

Japanese Ambassador Miyoshi met with President, Sarah Keane, Secretary General, Sarah O’Shea and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Martin  on Friday, 29 September in Olympic House in Howth. During the meeting Ambassador Miyoshi was briefed on Team Ireland’s operational plans for the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.  

Stakelum’s European Qualifying Score

Irish figure skater Conor Stakelum (24) participated in the free skating segment of the 2017 Nebelhorn Trophy at the weekend, the designated 2018 Winter Olympic Games final qualifying event, in Oberstdorf, Germany where he finished 25th overall with a total score of 139.97.   While he did not obtain an Olympic berth for Ireland in […]

World Rowing Gold Medals for Ireland

It’s been a remarkable weekend for Rowing Ireland as three crews competed in A Finals at the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota, two of them winning Gold. Shane O’ Driscoll & Mark O’ Donovan have become World Champions of the lightweight men’s pair, and Paul O’Donovan has successfully defended his title in the lightweight […]

OCI Toyota Sponsorship

The Olympic Council of Ireland has signed an exclusive sponsorship agreement with Toyota as part of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) – TOP Sponsorship Programme. The Japanese car manufacturer will provide vehicle support to the Olympic Council of Ireland and Toyota as Worldwide Top Partner will also support the Olympic Channel as a Founding Partner. […]

August Round Up

Athletics – A tough World championships for Irish athletes but rising stars continue to shine A bad dose of food poisoning, picked up in a designated team hotel, put Olympic 400m hurdles finalist Thomas Barr out of the World Athletics Championships in London. Veteran racewalker Robert Heffernan (39) finished eighth in the 50km walk at […]
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