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Cork Sports Partnership - The 2018 Story

Friday 21 December 2018

Cork Sports Partnership - The 2018 Story

With 2019 fast approaching, we take a quick look back at yet another incredibly busy year. Check out the video below for a whistle-stop tour of 2018. 


Key Summary Metrics in 2018:
  • Over 49,660 people took part in CSP initiatives in 2018.
  • 17,340 people took part in 23 events coordinated or supported by CSP. 
  • 22,961 people took part in 17 different NGB sports programmes supported by CSP.
  • 12,556 children took part in school programmes across 12 different sport & activities. 
  • 5,712 people took part in 47 different community based initiatives. 
  • 1,695 attendees completed 115 training & education workshops. 
  • 1,952 people with disabilities took part in 42 Cork SportsAbility programmes. 
Key Highlights:
  • Establishment of Cork Northside Sports Hub with 1,394 participants taking part in initiatives. 
  • 2 new NGB Sport Development Officers in Athletics & Rowing joined the CSP team to form part of the CSP Active Cork Sports Team. 
  • New Go Adventure Outdoor Education Course in conjunction with Kinsale OEC & Cork ETB.
  • The launch of the Glen River Parkrun 
  • New School programmes in Athletics, Tennis, Golf, Badminton & Volleyball
  • Launch of the Older Adults Staying Fit for the Future programme 
  • The 1st Cork Rebel Ramble as part of Cork Walking Week 
  • The 1st Golf for All programme in Mahon Golf Course with O’ Keeffe Golf & Prince Clinic 
  • Over 1,200 participants taking part in the Cork Rebel Run
  • 1,243 people attended 89 Safeguarding workshops in 2018
  • 850 people took part in events as part of Cork SportsAbility Week 2018


Thank you to everyone who has contributed to making 2018 so special. Special mention and THANKS to all the organisations, National Governing Bodies - NGB's, communities, disability services, clubs, schools, tutors and volunteers who have collaborated and worked with us in 2018. It simply would not have been possible to coordinate and deliver this body of work without you.

Happy Christmas & Best Wishes for 2019!

The CSP Team

Kristine, Maurice, Claire, Egle, James, Ciaran, Cathal, Craig, Lisa, Barry & Kate



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