Equestrian sport’s Irish Gaelic governing torso is a finalist for 2 awards inward the 2019 Sport Industry Awards which are organised past times the Federation of Irish Gaelic Sport.
Horse Sport Ireland has been shortlisted inward 2 categories: ‘National Governing Body of the Year’ in addition to ‘Best run of Social media past times an Organisation‘.
The Irish Gaelic Sport Industry awards recognise in addition to vantage excellence inward the line of piece of job organisation of sport, whilst simultaneously highlighting the contribution of sport to Ireland.
Ireland’s Equestrian athletes induce got had phenomenal success over the past times 12 months, alongside 12 medals beingness secured past times Ireland’s senior in addition to youth athletes at World in addition to European Championship level. Ireland’s close notable success was undoubtedly that of the senior eventing squad which won squad argent in addition to private argent at the World Equestrian Games, in addition to inward doing in addition to so became the commencement Irish Gaelic squad to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The results follow a review of Horse Sport Republic of Ireland published inward 2017, which made several recommendations in addition to led to a restructure of the organisation.
The Irish Gaelic Sport Horse manufacture contributes to a greater extent than than €816 meg to the Irish Gaelic economic scheme each year. The contest sector accounts for €168 meg expenditure in addition to a total of €103 meg is spent inside the leisure sector.
Last yr Horse Sport Republic of Ireland established a novel initiatory called the ‘International Eventing in addition to Show Jumping Bonus Challenge’ alongside the aim of encouraging to a greater extent than athletes, both national in addition to international, to compete at Ireland’s international competitions.
The ‘National Governing Body of the Year’ observe recognises the national governing torso – endure it small, medium or large – for outstanding functioning over the course of didactics of the in conclusion 12 months, endure it from a expert governance perspective or advertisement of the sport in addition to it’s benefits.
The ‘Best Use of Social Media past times an Organisation’ observe recognises a consumer facing organisation or a sporting torso which has sport at the view of its content, in addition to which uses commercial partnerships in addition to activations, where relevant, to elbow grease forwards the laissez passer on in addition to accomplish line of piece of job organisation objectives.
Horse Sport Republic of Ireland established the ‘Team Republic of Ireland Equestrian’ build inward 2009 to unify all FEI equestrian sports nether the 1 build in addition to ultimately to assist increase the profile of Ireland’s equestrian sports teams. Its social media next on Facebook, Twitter in addition to Instagram has grown exponentially year-on-year since its inception. Horse Sport Republic of Ireland provides followers of Team Republic of Ireland Equestrian alongside the latest results of Irish Gaelic athletes competing unopen to the world, up-to-date manufacture tidings in addition to exclusive interviews in addition to content relating to Ireland’s high functioning athletes. Horse Sport Ireland’s Facebook pages (Horse Sport Ireland, Team Republic of Ireland Equestrian in addition to Irish Gaelic Horse Gateway) induce got a combined next of to a greater extent than than 115,250 people.
Horse Sport Republic of Ireland CEO Ronan Murphy said the nominations reflected the dedication, enthusiasm in addition to difficult piece of job of the Horse Sport Republic of Ireland team, board, affiliate organisations in addition to stakeholders.
“While Horse Sport Republic of Ireland has undergone an intensive programme of alter over the past times year, nosotros are looking forwards to leading a novel strategic focus for Irish Gaelic equestrianism into the future. We are peculiarly pleased that the of import in addition to hugely pregnant contribution which the Irish Gaelic Sport Horse sector makes to the Irish Gaelic economic scheme has been recognised”.
In all fourteen awards volition endure distributed at the 2019 Sport Industry Awards on Apr 15. The winners volition endure determined past times a judging panel drawn from both the line of piece of job organisation in addition to sporting community.