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National 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

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Ireland 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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Membership

2018-2019 Membership Season has begun

Dear All,

As you all might know,  the 2017-2018 membership season ended on 30/11/2018,  it’s time to renew your membership for the 2018-2019 season if you have not affiliated already. Please click in and read more

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