Tuesday July 14, 2020

Irish sport’s 40,000-job industry

Businesses in sport support thousands of jobs each year, something which the 2016 Sports Industry Awards recognises

27th November, 2016
Damien O’Neill, Head of Communications and Marketing, Allianz Ireland pictured receiving the Best Sponsorship of a Team or Individual Award from Ian Kehoe, from the Sunday Business Post at the Sport Industry Awards 2016

It is widely accepted that sport plays a significant role in Irish life. Sporting occasions regularly feature in the most talked-about topics on Twitter, are among the most watched TV programmes in any year, and probably generate more copy in our newspapers than any other single subject.

Irish people also tend to acknowledge that sport is good for us, be it contributing to our health and wellbeing, allowing us to play a role in our...

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