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#John Treacy

# john-treacy - Friday 24 April, 2020

'Trickier' for contact sports to return immediately after lockdown - Sport Ireland chief Treacy
# Return To Play
# Return To Play

'Trickier' for contact sports to return immediately after lockdown - Sport Ireland chief Treacy

Apr 24th 2020, 5:32 PM 14,168 Views 16 Comments

Non-contact, outdoor sports will be the ‘priority’ once the government eases restrictions.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Irish athletes guaranteed funding despite Olympics postponement
# Relief
# Relief

Irish athletes guaranteed funding despite Olympics postponement

Mar 25th 2020, 8:43 AM 4,409 Views 1 Comment

Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy confirmed so this morning.

# john-treacy - Friday 21 February, 2020

'They are like chalk and cheese, it's like good cop and bad cop' - new Dublin management
# Cuala Buala
# Cuala Buala

'They are like chalk and cheese, it's like good cop and bad cop' - new Dublin management

Feb 21st 2020, 6:40 AM 7,947 Views 0 Comments

Sky Blues camogie star Laura Twomey on the new management duo, a new campaign and new rules.

# john-treacy - Monday 20 January, 2020

Team Ireland targeting 'three to five medals' at Tokyo Olympics
# 2020 Vision
# 2020 Vision

Team Ireland targeting 'three to five medals' at Tokyo Olympics

Jan 20th 2020, 6:15 PM 4,843 Views 4 Comments

The countdown to the 2020 games is very much underway.

# john-treacy - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Independent audit of FAI pushed back to 'review extra material' following Delaney's departure
# SPORT IRELAND
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# SPORT IRELAND

Independent audit of FAI pushed back to 'review extra material' following Delaney's departure

Oct 1st 2019, 1:56 PM 15,632 Views 25 Comments

Sport Ireland has requested its scheduled appearance at an Oireachtas committee later this month be delayed.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

'More of the same' - Oireachtas meeting casts doubt on true extent of change at the FAI
# Another Dail Day
# Another Dail Day

'More of the same' - Oireachtas meeting casts doubt on true extent of change at the FAI

Jul 17th 2019, 7:14 PM 3,790 Views 2 Comments

The state of the football body was again the topic of discussion at Government buildings today.

# john-treacy - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

John Treacy defends FAI presence on crucial reform group
# Big Changes
# Big Changes

John Treacy defends FAI presence on crucial reform group

Apr 30th 2019, 2:42 PM 3,350 Views 0 Comments

The five-person group will recommend changes to how the football body is run, before the current FAI Board steps down.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'If you don't regulate the FAI, who does?': Sport Ireland faces questions over FAI and the €100k loan
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'If you don't regulate the FAI, who does?': Sport Ireland faces questions over FAI and the €100k loan

Apr 3rd 2019, 5:41 PM 22,672 Views 62 Comments

Sport Ireland, which provides funding each year to the FAI, said it isn’t satisfied with what the FAI has said so far.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

FAI says it has answered all queries raised by Sport Ireland regarding John Delaney's €100,000 loan
# Statement
# Statement

FAI says it has answered all queries raised by Sport Ireland regarding John Delaney's €100,000 loan

Mar 20th 2019, 8:11 PM 4,434 Views 0 Comments

Sport Ireland yesterday said it was seeking ‘urgent clarification’ regarding a €100,000 loan provided to the FAI.

# john-treacy - Friday 30 November, 2018

Sport Ireland 'deeply concerned' as boxing plans for 2020 Olympics put on hold
# Worrying Times
# Worrying Times

Sport Ireland 'deeply concerned' as boxing plans for 2020 Olympics put on hold

Nov 30th 2018, 4:46 PM 2,817 Views 4 Comments

John Treacy said the current situation ‘creates great uncertainty for the outstanding athletes within Ireland’s boxing high performance programme’.

# john-treacy - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland
# Drugs In Sport
# Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

Sep 20th 2018, 6:23 PM 8,467 Views 24 Comments

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

# john-treacy - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world'
# Controversy
# Controversy

'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world'

Sep 18th 2018, 2:07 PM 5,686 Views 0 Comments

Sport Ireland are among those to join opposition to WADA’s plan to reinstate Russia.

# john-treacy - Friday 2 February, 2018

Sport Ireland must wait on IRFU invitation to carry out anti-doping in schools rugby
# Schools Rugby
# Schools Rugby

Sport Ireland must wait on IRFU invitation to carry out anti-doping in schools rugby

Feb 2nd 2018, 8:05 AM 12,290 Views 22 Comments

Dr Una May, head of Sport Ireland’s anti-doping, says it is now considered a ‘high risk’ area.’

# john-treacy - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Sport Ireland chief makes funding warning amid Irish boxing row
# Argument
# Argument

Sport Ireland chief makes funding warning amid Irish boxing row

May 31st 2017, 12:00 PM 9,067 Views 8 Comments

John Treacy has called on the Irish Amateur Boxing Association to resolve its problems swiftly.

# john-treacy - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'It's quite clear they didn't deliver': Treacy defends decision to slash boxing funding after Rio disaster
# Change Is Needed
# Change Is Needed

'It's quite clear they didn't deliver': Treacy defends decision to slash boxing funding after Rio disaster

Apr 6th 2017, 7:15 AM 5,338 Views 7 Comments

Former Olympian Darren O’Neill has welcomed the ‘hard-hitting’ report into the disaster in Rio.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Boxing funding cut €200k as review finds Rio failures were down to 'fundamental weaknesses'
# Rio Review
# Rio Review

Boxing funding cut €200k as review finds Rio failures were down to 'fundamental weaknesses'

Apr 5th 2017, 4:41 PM 14,399 Views 22 Comments

Sport Ireland’s 212-page ‘Rio Review’ was published today.

# john-treacy - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The man behind the suits: John Treacy keeping Irish sport on track two decades on
# Interview
# Interview

The man behind the suits: John Treacy keeping Irish sport on track two decades on

Dec 29th 2016, 5:00 PM 9,506 Views 2 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist is about to begin the last cycle of his position at the head of Irish sport.

# john-treacy - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'You don't go to European Championships to race a Kenyan team. It's fundamentally wrong'
# Eligibility Rules
# Eligibility Rules

'You don't go to European Championships to race a Kenyan team. It's fundamentally wrong'

Dec 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 3,822 Views 3 Comments

Athletics Ireland have expressed its concern over the IAAF’s eligibility rules.

# john-treacy - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Huge boost for Irish cricket as €600,000 training facility to be built at Sports Campus
# Building Blocks
# Building Blocks

Huge boost for Irish cricket as €600,000 training facility to be built at Sports Campus

Nov 12th 2016, 2:26 PM 3,676 Views 5 Comments

Work will begin on the centre in January 2017.

# john-treacy - Friday 8 April, 2016

'It's a long road they'd have to travel': why MMA is not recognised by Sport Ireland
# MMA
# MMA

'It's a long road they'd have to travel': why MMA is not recognised by Sport Ireland

Apr 8th 2016, 8:15 AM 5,045 Views 0 Comments

Sport Ireland has been conducting anti-doping tests on Irish MMA fighters even though the sport isn’t yet recognised by the body.

# john-treacy - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015
# Drugs In Sport
# Drugs In Sport

Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015

Apr 7th 2016, 4:29 PM 2,519 Views 0 Comments

Two of the three positive tests last year were for a cocaine metabolite, and one of those cases is still pending.

# john-treacy - Friday 6 November, 2015

Historians may have discovered a mass grave from the Spanish Armada
# Co Clare
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# Co Clare

Historians may have discovered a mass grave from the Spanish Armada

Nov 6th 2015, 5:22 PM 25,172 Views 15 Comments

The find comes as part of a project designed to find the wreck of the San Marcos galleon

# john-treacy - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

The Irish gender gap in sport and exercise is getting smaller
# Fitness
# Fitness

The Irish gender gap in sport and exercise is getting smaller

Oct 1st 2014, 11:55 AM 7,708 Views 12 Comments

Almost 1.7 million Irish adults take part in sport on a weekly basis, according to the latest Sports Council study.

# john-treacy - Friday 25 October, 2013

Adult participation in sport in Ireland continues to rise
# Fitness
# Fitness

Adult participation in sport in Ireland continues to rise

Oct 25th 2013, 11:01 AM 11,131 Views 23 Comments

However, participation is falling dramatically among 16-19 year olds.

# john-treacy - Thursday 15 August, 2013

'A lot of people don't see those hard sessions in the winter time' - Treacy pays tribute to tireless Heffernan
# Reaction
# Reaction

'A lot of people don't see those hard sessions in the winter time' - Treacy pays tribute to tireless Heffernan

Aug 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,719 Views 4 Comments

The former athlete and Olympic silver medallist described the Irish race walker’s achievement as “payback” for his hard work.

# john-treacy - Sunday 24 March, 2013

21 signs you're a sports fan from Waterford
# Déise Delight
# Déise Delight

21 signs you're a sports fan from Waterford

Mar 24th 2013, 7:45 PM 25,040 Views 84 Comments

Go on the Deise boy.

# john-treacy - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid
# Retro Gold
# Retro Gold

Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid

Mar 7th 2013, 8:46 PM 5,939 Views 4 Comments

When L.A last hosted the Games, Ronald Reagan was US President, Russians boycotted and Like A Virgin topped the charts.

# john-treacy - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue'
# Reflections
# Reflections

Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue'

Aug 14th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,016 Views 38 Comments

The CEO also hit back at critics of the Irish athletes’ efforts.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Irish Olympic glories relived: The little man with the big heart
# Nostalgia
# Nostalgia

Irish Olympic glories relived: The little man with the big heart

Jul 25th 2012, 12:57 PM 4,714 Views 5 Comments

John Treacy’s silver medal at the 1984 Games is one of the most fascinating pieces of Irish sporting television.

# john-treacy - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Blueprint for athletic success taking shape, says Jones
# London 2012
# London 2012

Blueprint for athletic success taking shape, says Jones

Jul 19th 2012, 5:20 PM 904 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: Ireland is making “huge strides” in coaching and support services, says high performance expert Chris Jones.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Brogan, Delany, Treacy to carry Olympic torch
# London 2012
# London 2012

Brogan, Delany, Treacy to carry Olympic torch

May 9th 2012, 12:58 PM 2,304 Views 12 Comments

The Olympic Council of Ireland has confirmed 34 of the 41 torchbearers who will carry the Olympic flame during its visit to Dublin.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Taking one for the team: Sports Council budget reduced for 2012
# Fiscal Approach
# Fiscal Approach

Taking one for the team: Sports Council budget reduced for 2012

Apr 4th 2012, 1:59 PM 1,227 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Sports Council must continue to tighten its belt for the foreseeable future with a further €1.5million reduction on their budget.

# john-treacy - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012
# Money Matters
# Money Matters

Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012

Feb 14th 2012, 5:53 PM 2,627 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Sports Council today revealed details of a “very significant investment package for our top athletes” ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.

# john-treacy - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Show me the money: Sports Council announces funding for 2011 season
# Leg-up
# Leg-up

Show me the money: Sports Council announces funding for 2011 season

Feb 17th 2011, 3:16 PM 873 Views 0 Comments

Around €7.8million will be invested in the country’s high-performance athletes ahead of the London Olympics next year.