2018 Flagship Events

Great Dublin Bike Ride

The Great Dublin Bike Ride will return in 2018 and is again a flagship event for the European Week of Sport in Ireland. There are two new routes available with a 65km and a 105 km route on offer.

Cyclists will depart from Merrion Square and both routes finish in DIT Grangegorman. 

Great Dublin Bike Ride

Find out more -> www.greatdublinbikeride.ie

National Fitness Day

National Fitness Day will take place on Thursday 27th September and is a day dedicated to celebrating physical activity in Ireland

National Fitness Day

Leisure centres, gyms, parks and clubs will be opening their doors to welcome you for a free session in their area.

Find out more -> www.nationalfitnessday.ie

Family Sportfest

Family Sportfest will return to the Sport Ireland National Sport Campus on the 30th September and is a one day celebration of sport.

See what took place last year:

European Week of Sport 2017 - Family Sportfest from Sport Ireland on Vimeo.

More info available shortly ->  www.nationalsportscampus.ie/familysportfest

#BeActive Nights

Sport Ireland will be supporting five Local Sports Partnerships in hosting #BeActive Nights on Saturday the 29th September.

#BeActive nights

The five counties that will be hosting events in 2018 are:

• Carlow

• Cavan

• Clare

• Laois

• Mayo

These events are part of a European wide initiative taking place on the 29th September and there is an exciting and innovative line up of events planned in each county.