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  • AGM 2020 to be held on the 29th of August

    04/08/2020 GovernanceAGM 2020 to be held on the 29th of August

    Badminton Ireland - Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020 - Nominations & Motions 

    Dear Members,

    Please find the nominations and motions for the 2020 Badminton Ireland Annual General Meeting below. Please note that in light of COVID 19 restrictions, we will not be holding the AGM in Irish Sports HQ, as previously planned. The AGM will now be held in the Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown on the 29th of August to facilitate a larger meeting space. We are asking all members wishing to attend the AGM to confirm their attendance in advance. This will allow us to ensure there is enough seating while maintaining social distancing. A confirmation of attendance form will be circulated to the membership along with the Annual Report in the coming weeks.

    Please click HERE to view the 2020 AGM Nominations and Motions

    Please click HERE to view the proposed Articles of Association amendments

    Regards

    David McGill

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Badminton Ireland Newsletter - July

    31/07/2020 GeneralBadminton Ireland Newsletter - July

    Dear All,  

     

    Please see the July 2020 Newsletter below, you can click the link to see the full newsletter. 

     

  • Online Safeguarding Level 1 - Expression of Interest

    21/07/2020 SafeguardingOnline Safeguarding Level 1 - Expression of Interest

    Badminton Ireland are currently exploring the option of delivering Safeguarding Level 1 Training online for our affiliated members.

    This is a 3 hour workshop, which given the current restrictions, we are unable to deliver in a face-to-face setting.

    Safeguarding Level 1 is the minimum requirement for our Safeguarding Officers,  and also is an essential training for anyone working with Children and Young People.

    In order to register your interest in completing this course, please fill in your details on the form below.

    This form will be open until 4pm on the 31st July. 

    Badminton Ireland Online Safeguarding Level 1 Training - Expression of Interest Form

    If we do not receive sufficient interest to deliver the training, we will continue to adhere to the guidelines currently being recommended by Sport Ireland.

    The Safeguarding Training guidelines are available under the Covid-19 Resources section of the Badminton Ireland website.

    If you have any questions on this, please do not hesitate to contact our National Governance Officer, Conor Fadian, on his email below:

    cfadian@badmintonireland.com

  • Back to Coaching Webinar

    20/07/2020 CoachingBack to Coaching Webinar

    Badminton Ireland are pleased to announce the Return to Coaching Webinar. This webinar will take place on the 12th of August from 7-8pm. This webinar will take place via Zoom and tickets for the event are free of charge. Tickets to join the webinar are limited, so be sure to get yours before they are gone.

  • Irish U19 Team Selection

    17/07/2020 High PerformanceIrish U19 Team Selection

    The 2020 European Junior Championships well now be held in Lahti Finland from the 29th of October to the 7th of November

     

     

     

     

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General

Sport Ireland Funding

In June, Sport Ireland welcomed an announcement from Ministers Shane Ross and Brendan Griffin that there was going to be €70 million of new funding for National Governing Bodies of Sport, Local Sports Partnerships and sports clubs in response to COVID-19. 

The funding announcement specified that:

- Funding up to €40 million would go towards the three main field sport organisations - the FAI, the GAA and the IRFU

- a Resilience Fund of up to €10 million will go towards supporting National Governing Bodies of Sport

- a Sports Club Resilience Fund of up to €15 million would go towards supporting sports club

- a Sports Restart and Renewal Fund of up to €15 million

All applications need to be sent to Badminton Ireland as the clubs National Governing Body (NGB).

To apply for the Sports Club Resilience Fund, clubs MUST:

- Be affiliated with their NGB

- They must be able to demonstrate that they are in need of assistance to avoid closing

- They must be in good standing with their NGB 

Badminton Ireland would strongly recommend that all clubs who wish to apply for this fund once it is made available should begin to put appropriate documentation together. If your club should require any assistance, contact development@badmintonireland.com when the funding applications become available. Badminton Ireland expect that applications will be open from the end of July but a further announcement will be made.

For further information on Sport Ireland's announcement please click here.

If clubs wish to register their interest for this funding opportunity, please click the button below.

Development

Non-Residential Teicnic Badminton Camps to go Ahead

We are pleased to announce that a Non-residential Teicnic Badminton Camp for all players, U15 will be going ahead from the 10th - 14th August in Marino Institute of Education, Dublin 9.

 

 

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Events

CANCELLED: U19 & U 15 Irish Open

Badminton Ireland are continually monitoring the advice given from Sport Ireland and HSE regarding COVID-19. Badminton Ireland can confirm the cancellation of U19 & U15 Irish open due to continued risks associated with COVID-19.

The events were due to take place from the 28th-30th of August 2020. The U15 Irish Open and U19 Irish Open will not be rescheduled.

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