Women in Sport Week

Women in Sport
March 2024

Women in Sport Week


Women in Sport (WIS) week is taking place March 4th– 10th 2024.

The aim of Women in Sport Week is to:

  • Celebrate every women and girl who plays, coaches, officiates, volunteers, works in and leads out on Women in Sport.
  • Promote and highlight the ongoing work of Sport Ireland, NGBs, LSPs and other stakeholders and clubs under the topic of Women in Sport.
  • Highlight some of the programmes/initiatives funded by Sport Ireland Women in Sport Programme.

Sport Ireland’s vision for women in sport is one where women have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential, while enjoying a lifelong involvement in sport.

Check out the schedule of Sport Ireland events below. You can also check out the websites and social media channels of the various National Governing Bodies and Local Sports Partnerships to see what they have planned for the action packed week!

This year's themes for Women in Sport Week are as follows:

  • Monday 4th - High Performance
  • Tuesday 5th - Visibility 
  • Wednesday 6th - Leadership & Governance 
  • Thursday 7th - Coaching & Officiating
  • Friday 8th - International Women's Day 
  • Saturday 9th - Parkrun WIS 
  • Sunday 10th - Active Participation

"The Female Athlete and Pregnancy" Webinar

To kick off Women in Sport week, Sport Ireland hosted a free one-hour lunchtime webinar on female athletes and pregnancy on Monday March 4th, 2024 12:00PM. 

The webinar will consist of two back-to-back, 30-minute panel discussions:

  • "lived experience as a female athlete" and the journey pre, during and post pregnancy
  • "the team around the athlete" discussing the key female health factors to consider, the return to performance/activity post-pregnancy and where the research is at.
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