Saturday October 31, 2020

Extra funding will get Ireland’s athletes to Olympics, says John Treacy

Budget measures will also help struggling clubs, according to the chief executive of Sport Ireland

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

13th October, 2020
Ciara Mageean is one of Ireland’s brightest hopes for the Toyko Olympic games. Picture: Getty

John Treacy, the chief executive of Sport Ireland, believes the additional funding provided in the budget will be enough to help struggling sports clubs to get Ireland’s athletes to the Olympics in Tokyo.

Treacy told the Business Post that the funding measures announced would “go a huge long way in terms of meeting the losses for this year”.

“We have enough funding to make sure we get our Olympic and Paralympic...

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