Er wird hauptsächlich in Irland ausgeübt, wo er neben Hurling eine der populärsten einheimischen Sportarten ist. Die Organisation des Sports obliegt der Gaelic. Es wird hauptsächlich in Irland gespielt und ist eine der schnellsten Mannschaftssportarten der Welt. Es gibt Parallelen zum schottischen Shinty. Der Fußballverband ist der meistgespielte Mannschaftssport in Irland. Gälischer Fußball, Hurling, Golf, Aerobic, Radfahren, Schwimmen und.
UnternehmungenEr wird hauptsächlich in Irland ausgeübt, wo er neben Hurling eine der populärsten einheimischen Sportarten ist. Die Organisation des Sports obliegt der Gaelic. Der Sport wurde aufgrund der nationalistischen Besorgnis Irlands ins Leben als eine irische Mannschaft ins Viertelfinale der FIFA Fussball-Weltmeisterschaft. Sport wird in Irland groß geschrieben: zu den beliebtesten Sportarten zählen Rugby, Gaelic Football, Golf, Reiten, Surfen und Wandern.
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Mehr erkunden. Mehr erfahren. Tolle Erlebnisse. Flüge und Fähren. Reisetipp 6 Tage km. Many aspects of the organisation of hurling are similar to football, as both sports are organised by the GAA.
Gaelic football has a larger footprint in terms of top-level competition, but in several counties where both sports are played, hurling sometimes holds precedence, and in certain parts of the country, it is the dominant game Kilkenny, rural Antrim, Ards peninsula in County Down, and Clare, for example.
Hurling is well-attended at elite level and the highest-level games fill Croke Park to its capacity of over 82, Camogie is similar to Hurling.
The key differences are that it is played exclusively by women. Other differences with Hurling include using a smaller Sliotar , the ability to hand-pass into the goal, and a dress code that requires players to wear a skort.
The first game of Camogie occurred in in County Meath. Gaelic handball , or simply 'handball', like the related sport of American handball , somewhat resembles squash or racquetball , but with the ball played or struck with the hand or fist instead of a racquet.
It has no connection with the Olympic sport of handball which has limited following in Ireland, where it is generally known as Olympic handball.
In Ireland, there are four main types of handball. These are 40x20 small court , the traditional 60x30 Softball and Hardball big alley and One-wall handball.
Handball is played with a variety of balls. Gloves and eyeguards are compulsory for some competitions.
Game-play centers around innings where teams alternate at turns being batters and fielders. Points "rounders" are scored by the batting team by completing a circuit around the field through four bases without being put 'out'.
The earliest nationally formalised rules of play were devised by the GAA in Ireland in Association football is a popular sport in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland but while international matches play before large crowds, and are passionately followed, domestic league games typically attract smaller attendances.
This, along with the Irish media's huge coverage of the English league, is one of the reasons why Irish people tend to support leading British clubs such as Manchester United , Liverpool and Celtic.
Only occasionally does a League of Ireland or Irish League player make either of the national teams, despite the fact that the leagues sometimes produce some of Ireland's top players including internationals Kevin Doyle , Shane Long and Gareth McAuley and players like Roy Keane in the past.
The Milk Cup is an international youth tournament held annually in Northern Ireland, in which clubs and national teams from elsewhere in the world may compete.
Rugby union is played and supported throughout Ireland, and is especially popular in urban areas such as Dublin , Limerick and Cork.
Rugby union is played at club, province and national levels. The Ireland national team is composed of players from both Northern Ireland and the Republic, and the Irish Rugby Football Union governs the sport throughout the island.
Success at international level and the establishment of four professional teams has increased interest in rugby union as a sport in Ireland.
Amateur boxers account for sixteen of Ireland's 31 Olympic medals , including two Olympic gold medals. The latter is among the world's most successful female boxers, and Taylor has won five European Championships and four World Championships, as well as the inaugural women's lightweight gold at the Olympics.
Denis Horgan won the shot putt 13 times at the AAAs , still holding a title for greatest number of individual titles won , before emigrating to the United States where he won a number of American titles.
Horgan also broke the world record on several occasions and silver at the Olympics. Bob Tisdall also won gold for Ireland in , competing in the m hurdles.
The Dublin Marathon and Belfast Marathon are run annually and are two of the most popular athletics events in the country.
The Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin consistently gets upwards of competitors. The various equestrian sports have a sizeable following in Ireland.
The governing body is Horse Sport Ireland formerly the Equestrian Federation of Ireland , which is composed of 15 Irish affiliate bodies, representing all facets of equestrian sport.
These sports include show jumping , eventing , dressage , endurance riding , para-equestrian , polo and carriage driving. Overall administration of Irish horse-racing is carried out by Horse Racing Ireland.
Horse Racing Ireland is responsible for racing in both the Republic of Ireland , which has 24 racecourses, and in Northern Ireland , which has 2 racecourses.
Ireland's top tracks are the Curragh and Fairyhouse. The breeding industry including the world's largest thoroughbred breeding operation, Coolmore Stud has produced many top race horses.
There are over golf clubs throughout the island, and over courses in the Republic of Ireland. Ireland was the first country to organise the sport on a national basis.
Golf is regularly televised in Ireland, with both domestic and international events broadcast. The most prestigious tournament of Ireland is the Irish Open , which is held on courses in the four provinces.
Two other golfers, both from Northern Ireland, have had international successes in the 21st century. Rory McIlroy has several major tournament wins, including the U.
Open , setting 11 Open records. He was world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking for 95 weeks. Graeme McDowell won the U.
Open , becoming the first player from either side of the Irish border to win the U. Open , as well as the first European to win that event since England's Tony Jacklin in Cricket has been played in Ireland since the early 19th century, and the game against Scotland a match which has first-class status has been played annually since The sport is organised on an all-island basis and is overseen by the Irish Cricket Union , founded in its present incarnation in Ireland has entered some domestic English tournaments since the early s, but becoming an Associate Member of the International Cricket Council in paved the way for participation in international competition.
Ireland co-hosted the Cricket World Cup. It is most popular in Northern Ireland and Dublin. The Ireland cricket team was among the associate nations that qualified for the Cricket World Cup.
It defeated Pakistan and finished second in its pool, earning a place in the Super 8 stage of the competition. Kevin O'Brien scored the fastest century in World Cup history runs off 63 balls , as Ireland produced one of the great upsets to defeat England by 3 wickets in the tournament.
In , domestic cricket in Ireland was recognized as first-class cricket for the first time, and was granted Test status in Prior to the granting of Test status, a number of Irish cricketers went to England to play Test cricket , including Eoin Morgan from Dublin, who captained the English cricket team to Cricket World Cup success.
Field hockey known in Ireland as just "hockey" is played throughout the country, particularly in secondary schools. The governing body in Ireland is the Irish Hockey Association.
Australian rules football has gained a following in Ireland which has increased mainly due to the International rules series that takes place annually between Australia and Ireland.
The Irish Green Machine became inaugural International champions in The ICU promotes Chess in Ireland and maintains the chess rating for players in Ireland, which are published three times a year.
It runs competitions such as the Irish Chess Championship and selects teams to participate in international competitions for Ireland.
Croquet was first played in Ireland in the s. The governing association of the sport is the Croquet Association of Ireland.
Most international matches and large tournaments are played at the Carrickmines Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, near Dublin.
Mountain biking is supported by a number of dedicated trail centers in Wicklow, Dublin, Galway and Tipperary. Extreme sports undertaken in Ireland include skateboarding , rollerblading , surfing , BMX , mountain biking , mountain boarding , kitesurfing and wakeboarding.
Since , skateparks for skateboarding, rollerblading, and other sports have been developed in several places, including in Greystones, Bushy park Dublin and Lucan Dublin.
Modular parks can be found in other parts of Ireland. Greyhound racing began in Ireland in ; there were greyhound races in Celtic Park in Belfast on 18 April of that year and the Shelbourne Park greyhound stadium opened in Dublin four weeks later.
Hare coursing was already a well established sport in the country and greyhounds were bred for racing in Ireland from the very start.
Mick the Miller , winner of the English Derby in and , was an Irish greyhound and Ireland continues to export greyhounds.
There are twenty licensed greyhound stadiums in Ireland. This is a semi-state body and was established by the Irish government in The three stadiums in Northern Ireland are licensed by the Irish Coursing Club , which also organises hare coursing throughout the Island.
There are 83 registered gymnastics clubs in Ireland including Northern Ireland. Gymnastics includes four Olympic disciplines, women's artistic gymnastics, men's artistic gymnastics, trampoline gymnastics, and rhythmic gymnastics, and four non-Olympic disciplines, acrobatic gymnastics, tumbling gymnastics, gymnastics for all, and sports aerobics.
The most successful Irish gymnast ever is Rhys McClenaghan. In , he became the first Irish gymnast to qualify to a world championships final and to also win a medal, taking bronze on pommel horse.
In addition to his world medal, McClenaghan is the first Irish gymnast to compete in a European final and also the first to win a European medal.
In , he qualified for the Olympics in Tokyo. Taekwondo and Karate are represented by various clubs throughout the country.
The All-Ireland Taekwondo Association works to promote the sport and to organise competitions. It was recognised by the Irish Sports Council as a national governing body of sport in under the auspices of the Irish Martial Arts Commission.
Motorsport also has a presence in Ireland with Motorsport Ireland being the governing body throughout the country. At national and club level, rallying draws thousands of spectators over certain rallying weekends.
Circuit racing is also present in the country with Ireland having only one international venue, Mondello Park in County Kildare which formerly hosted rounds of several international events and still hosts national events today.
Kart racing and stock car racing are also a popular forms of circuit racing in Ireland. Motorcycle racing in Ireland is governed by Motorcycling Ireland.
Established in , it is the oldest motorcycle sport federation in the world. Olympic Handball is a minority sport in Ireland, with the Irish Olympic Handball Association acting as the national governing body.
Orienteering in Ireland is regulated by the Irish Orienteering Association. Irish orienteers compete at all levels, sometimes reaching the finals at the World Orienteering Championships.
The sport of pitch and putt originated in Cork in the s, and was developed throughout Ireland during the s.
Tennis, badminton, racquetball and squash are common in Ireland. In Tennis, Tennis Ireland is the governing body and runs several competitions between the approximately clubs throughout Ireland.
Ireland competes in tennis internationally in the Davis Cup men's and the Fed Cup ladies. Badminton in Ireland is run by the BUI.
Irish Road Bowling is an ancient sport. Similar sports are played in the Netherlands, Germany and Italy and since the s there have been international championships held with athletes participating from these countries.
Rowing is an Olympic Sport which is regulated by Rowing Ireland. During the winter there are Head of the River Races processional timed races and during the summer there are Regattas side by side racing.
Rugby league in Ireland is governed by Rugby League Ireland , which runs the Irish Elite League known as the Carnegie League for sponsorship purposes ,  which is the top level rugby league competition in Ireland.
There are approximately 20 teams across Ulster , Munster and Leinster. It is made up predominantly of players based in Great Britain.
Events are organised by the various clubs on the coasts and on the reservoirs and lakes. Snooker and pool hold some interest in Ireland,  with media coverage of most major international tournaments.
Target shooting in Ireland comprises a number of disciplines. Ireland has had representation at international target shooting competitions, including the Olympic Games.
The triathlon , as well as the duathlon , pentathlon , and decathlon , are gaining interest in Ireland. The Modern Pentathlon Association of Ireland was set up in Adventure racing also takes place in Ireland.
The majority of adventure races in Ireland fall into what's often called multisport, with run, cycle and kayak stages in events like WAR Wicklow Adventure Race and Gaelforce West, which are won in under 4 hours.
There are also a few longer international-style adventure races lasting 24 hours and 36 hours, events like Beast of Ballyhoura and Cooley Raid.
Ireland, being an island on the western edge of Europe and on the continental shelf , is well-suited for recreational diving activities such as scuba diving and snorkelling.
The dive season in Ireland generally starts around March and ends around October. As of October , underwater hockey is the only underwater sport being practised.
This activity is limited to the Republic of Ireland where regional competition takes place in both Dublin and Cork. Irish national teams have played internationally with attendance at European championships.
Water sports practiced in Ireland include canoeing , swimming, surfing , diving , water polo , sailing, and kayaking.
Whilst many people participate in these, few do so competitively. Ireland has had only one Olympic medalist in swimming, Michelle Smith , and her medals have since been tarnished by drug allegations.
The National Aquatic Centre was opened in Ireland in and held the European SC Championships in December — the first time the country hosted such a competition.
At the competition, Ireland won its first medal at the European SC Championships ever, a silver in the m breaststroke by Andrew Bree. Swim Ireland is the national governing body of swimming in Ireland.
The Ski Club of Ireland is the national snowsports centre for Ireland, and consists of four outdoor dry slopes in Kilternan , Dublin.
A team representing Ireland has competed at the Winter Olympic Games since Baseball is an emerging sport in Ireland. On a club level, baseball is organized through Baseball Ireland, which operates an adult league established in with teams in Dublin, Greystones and Belfast.
Irish baseball was the subject of an award-winning documentary The Emerald Diamond in Basketball is overseen by Basketball Ireland. The sport receives small amounts of media attention, with a few games broadcast on television annually.
Basketball is mainly driven by school, college and club support. The Irish Ice Hockey League comprises a number of amateur teams from both sides of the border.
The Iroquois team, despite representing the Haudenosaunee Confederacy in which the sport originated, were originally excluded because they did not represent a sovereign nation with an Olympic Committee.
Softball in Ireland can be traced back as far as , with the first organised competition, the Dublin Softball League, taking place in The Irish Softball Association is the governing body of softball in Ireland and is responsible for the running of tournaments, Leagues, development and international competition in both co-ed slowpitch and ladies fastpitch softball.
The National Team Co-Ed has competed at European level since , with the best results being Silver in and Volleyball has men's, women's, schools' and beach-volleyball participants.
The sport is governed by the Volleyball Association of Ireland. Club volleyball is played in several divisions both North and South.
Men and Women's club teams can compete in the national league. For women, there are three divisions: Division 2, Division 1, and Premier.
For men, there are only two divisions: Division 1 and Premier. Beach volleyball tournaments also run during the Summer months.
The Volleyball Association of Ireland VAI also run school competitions throughout the school year: a first and second year competition, a cadette competition, a senior competition, and a general schools competition.
Spikeball tournaments are also held around the country throughout the school year. The various GAA discipline finals are the largest sporting events regularly held in Ireland, in both terms of attendance and media coverage.
It usually attracts a sell out crowd of 82, to croke park.