• Happy Christmas from Badminton Ireland

    21/12/2018 GeneralHappy Christmas from Badminton Ireland

    Hope you are all ready for Christmas.

    Please be aware that the office will be closed from the 22nd December 2018 to the 1st January 2019.


    Thanks for the support for the last year and we are looking forward to the new year.

    Badminton Ireland wishes you Merry Christmas.

  • FZ Forza Nationals Grade C & F Review

    15/12/2018 EventsFZ Forza Nationals Grade C & F Review

    This was the first National graded event since the National scene took on a new format. Players competed at Baldyole Badminton Centre on the 15th December in the Grade C & Grade F Nationals. The finalists instead of playing at the next day in Baldoyle, will now compete in the first National Graded Finals Day. This showcase event will be held at the National Indoor Arena on the 18th May 2019 in an Irish Open style event.


    Below is a breakdown of the Finals that will be playing in May.

  • Jan 15th Deadline for All Ireland Events

    14/12/2018 MembershipJan 15th Deadline for All Ireland Events


    Dear All,  

    Please be aware that the January 11th deadline for affiliating members to participate in All-Ireland Team events is almost upon us. This ruling will be strictly adhered to with no exceptions being made to it, so we kindly request that all clubs check over their list of affiliated members to ensure that all players looking to play in these events have been affiliated.


  • National Coach Position

    11/12/2018 High PerformanceNational Coach Position

    Badminton Ireland are seeking applications for the position of National Coach of Badminton Ireland. This is an exciting time for Irish badminton with many recent successes and medal-winning performances as a result of the structures already in place. Based in Dublin, the successful applicant will join a progressive team who are openminded and forward thinking. The High-Performance centre provides access to a quality playing environment and accommodation, with an office and sports science facility nearby.

    The position is full time and would suit a qualified badminton coach with experience developing and leading a High-Performance training plan. The deadline for submitting applications is 07/01/2019

    For more information please see:

  • Ireland win group 7 at the European mixed team qualifiers

    08/12/2018 High PerformanceIreland win group 7 at the European mixed team qualifiers

    Ireland have qualified as one of the top 8 teams to compete at the European mixed team championships finals in Copenhagen in February read more….



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Ireland make the final of group 7 at the European mixed team qualifiers after an impressive win over Finland read moreā€¦.

Ireland came through a tough match against Finland to secure a place in the final of group 7 in Sofia read more......




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Badminton Ireland National Coach

Badminton Ireland regrets to announce that National Coach John Quinn has resigned. Quinn is stepping down from his role as HP coach to return to England and spend more time with his family.

Joining Badminton Ireland after the RIO Olympics in 2016, John Quinn has had a significant contribution to Irish Badminton. He has overseen the significant achievements in recent years such as the historic European Senior Medal won by Sam and Chloe Magee in Kolding, Denmark in 2017 and Nhat Nguyen’s European Junior Medal success earlier this year.

“We are sad to see John depart from Irish Badminton, but we all understand and respect his motives for doing so. On behalf of Badminton Ireland, I would like to thank John for his time and dedication to Irish Badminton and wish him well for the future” Said David McGill (CEO)

High Performance and Training Director Dan Magee remarked "It was a pleasure working with John during his time in Ireland. John has a strong work ethic, and he brought some great knowledge to our training group. We have had some very strong results under John as head coach including two European medals. I wish John all the best going forward, and I have no doubt we will cross paths many more times on the badminton circuit."

Badminton Ireland has begun advertising for the role of National Coach (Which can be seen HERE) and hope to appoint a suitable candidate in the new year.

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Ireland beat top seeds of group 7 Bulgaria in Sofia

Ireland have made a great start to the European mixed team qualifiers by beating the top seeds in group 7, Bulgaria read more....




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Men's singles
1  Nhat Nguyen12,114
2  Joshua Magee10,760
3  Mark Brady6,640
4  Sam McKay6,580
5  Jack O'Brien5,710
6  David Walsh5,330
7  Callum Thomas4,640
8  Azhar Syed4,515
9  Adam McAllister3,470
10  Sean Patrick Laureta3,040
Women's singles
1  Kate Frost7,250
2  Orla Flynn7,050
3  Rachael Darragh6,779
4  Moya Ryan4,913
5  Rachael Woods4,630
6  Sara Boyle3,480
7  Alexandra Troy3,200
8  Rebecca Woods3,020
9  Jessica Leung2,340
10  Chloe Magee2,183
Men's doubles
1  Joshua Magee14,450
2  Paul Reynolds13,840
3  Sam McKay7,900
4  Ciaran Chambers7,660
5  Daniel Magee6,890
6  Mark Brady4,890
7  Sam Magee4,880
8  Stuart Lightbody4,580
9  Callum Thomas4,450
10  Tony Murphy4,090
Women's doubles
1  Kate Frost9,590
2  Moya Ryan9,590
3  Rachael Woods6,740
3  Rebecca Woods6,740
5  Sara Boyle5,970
6  Orla Flynn5,605
7  Alexandra Troy5,275
8  Vicki Pesti5,220
9  Rachael Darragh4,943
10  Megan Bredin4,590
Mixed doubles
1  Chloe Magee19,580
1  Sam Magee19,580
3  Rachael Darragh9,200
4  Paul Reynolds9,200
5  Ciaran Chambers8,240
6  Daniel Magee7,270
7  Moya Ryan6,840
8  Kate Frost6,360
9  Adam McAllister5,180
10  Vicki Pesti4,660

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