Wednesday June 3, 2020

An Olympic clash

The Sports Council is under pressure from the government to change its ways, amid claims that the council’s chairman wants to control Irish sport

1st May, 2010

As its high profile standoff with the governing body of amateur boxing continues this weekend, the Irish Sports Council is coming under increasing pressure from the government to reform the way it deals with sports organisations.

The newly-christened Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture is pushing hard for formal regulations, setting out the rules of engagement between the state agency and the governing bodies of Irish sport. Specifically, the department wants the Sports Council to...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 5 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago