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IWA-Sports Centre Clontarf Re-opening Update

We are delighted to announce the phased reopening of the IWA-Sports Centre, Clontarf from Monday July 13th. July 13th – re-opening of Gym (provisional)  Re-opening of Sports Hall – postponed until further notice. In order to reopen safely we are introducing a number of important measures including; More details to follow! A huge thank you
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IWA-Sport Gym & Sports Hall Closure

Due to the evolving COVID 19 situation, and in the interests of the health and safety of our members and visitors, the IWA-Sport Gym and Sports hall closed as of Friday March 13th at 5pm and will not reopen until Monday, 30th March, following the advice of Government in relation to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We would
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COVID 19 UPDATE – All IWA-Sport activities suspended from 11.03.20

COVID 19 Update Please be advised, in light of the current COVID 19 situation as of 11.03.20, IWA-Sport has taken the decision to postpone all member activities including local club activities and national events with immediate effect. We will continuously monitor the situation in light of HSE/Dept of Health guidance. Please find attached information for
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Notice of EGM

EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING NOTICE Notice is hereby provided of an Extraordinary General Meeting of IWA‐Sport which will be held as follows: Date; Saturday 30th November 2019. Time; 130pm Venue; Springhill Court Hotel, Waterford Road, Kilkenny. The EGM will consider two motions put forward by NSEC members. Please find the motions attached and the current Standing
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New Sports Clubs for children with physical disabilities set to launch in Meath, Donegal & Laois/Offaly.

Irish Wheelchair Association Sport in conjunction with a number of Local Sports Partnerships and other local partners have come together to establish 3 new junior multi-sport Clubs for children, aged 5 – 15 years, with physical disabilities in Donegal, Meath and Laois/Offaly. Sam Jablansky, Irish Wheelchair Association Community Sports Club Project Coordinator, said: “The aim
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Irish Senior Wheelchair Basketball team set for the European C Championships

The Irish Senior Wheelchair Basketball team is set to depart for the European C Championships from July 29th  to August 4th in Sofia, Bulgaria. Seven teams will compete for two qualification slots. Hosts Bulgaria will be joined by Czech Republic, Portugal, Hungary, Serbia, Greece and Ireland. The competition promises to be an exciting event for
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Arendse & Dore compete at World Para Powerlifting Championships

Britney Arendse and Nicola Dore will be aiming for strong performances and to progress in their respective world rankings as they compete in Kazakstan at the World Para Powerlifting Championships this week. Nicola Dore competed in the 61kg category and lifted 67kg leaving her 7th out of 10 competitors. Brintney Arendse is due to compete
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Irish team depart for European Paralympic Youth Games

An IWA-Sport team of 11 athletes and support staff is set to compete at the European Paralympic Youth Games in Finland. Pajulahti Olympic and Paralympic Training Center will welcome young Para Athletes from the 25-30 June 2016 in Finland between the ages of 13-23 years to compete in eight different para sports including, Athletics, Swimming
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Position Available – 2020 Aspire Graduate Programme

2020 Aspire Graduate Programme Irish Wheelchair Association-Sport through the support of Sport Ireland and the Dormant Accounts fund wish to invite applications for an 8 month contract, in the role of a Sports Programme Assistant. The successful candidate will gain hands on experience of working in our sports centre and gym facilities and support the
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UPDATE: Para Athletics Training Camp Continues in 2019

The Para Athletics training camps for children and adults with a physical disability interested in throwing discus, shot put or javelin continues with the final session taking place on Saturday 5th January 2019 in Tipperary. Full details are below and for more information please contact cliona.horan@iwa.ie Venue: Borrisokane Community college, Co. Tipperary (directions) Date: Saturday
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