2019 5 Nations Team announced

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The squad representing Ireland at the 2019 Five Nations has been named. This year’s Five Nations will take place in DCU, Dublin on November 23rd. Men’s Épée Tom O’BrienRory HighSean RyanPaddy Brennan Women’s Épée Natalya CoyleIsabelle ClarkeAlisha MullenCamille Hindsgaul Men’s Foil Michael ThompsonClaudio Sosa SmatralaConor NagleChristopher Lennon Women’s Foil Anna Lee Annemarie SullivanCrystal PercivalEmilia Velma… Read more »

2019/20 Committee elected at AGM

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The 2019 AGM took place in Dublin on Friday 14th June. Many thanks to the members who turned out to make 2019 the largest AGM in recent years. Fencing Ireland is welcoming a new face to the executive team and two new faces as part of the ordinary committee. Chairperson: Desmond Gilhooly Secretary: Joseph Richardson… Read more »

Date set for AGM 2019

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Our 2019 AGM will take place on Friday, 14th June, 2019 at 7-8 Wilton Terrace, Dublin 2 at 8:00 pm The official notice of AGM, including 2018 Accounts, Chairman’s Report and Agenda will be sent to voting members (that is, those holding an Adult, Life or Student membership) on Thursday, 23rd May, 2019 To enable us… Read more »

Fencing Ireland are hiring!

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Fencing Ireland are currently recruiting for a new General Manager. The General Manager will be responsible for the managing the daily work of Fencing Ireland, developing the sport’s marketing strategy, the co-ordination and of Fencing Ireland’s of relationship with the national and international governing bodies, and the systematic implementation and review of Fencing Ireland’s policies… Read more »

National Championships 2019

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The National Championships is the last tournament on the Irish Calendar. This year’s event will take place in Loretto Abbey, Dalkey on the weekend of April 27th and 28th. The entry form and further details can be found at https://irishfencing.net/competition/national-championships-2019

A Call to Arms – Fencing Ireland Strategy Meeting

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“All changed, changed utterly, a terrible beauty is born.” W.B. Yeats The sport of fencing has grown and with your help has the potential to be transformed fundamentally. I am asking those interested in helping to create this “terrible beauty” to join your Fencing Ireland Committee in Loreto Dalkey Sports Hall on Sunday, 03 March… Read more »

Fencing Ireland EGM – 11th December 2018

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Notice is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of the company will be held at 7/8 Wilton Terrace, Dublin 2 at 18:00. By order of the Board of Directors – Desmond Gilhooly(Secretary) 08/10/2018 Agenda To consider and ratify the nomination of Philip Lee to the position of chairman following the resignation of Dr. Laura… Read more »

Irish Intermediates 2018

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Hosted by UCD, the Irish Intermediates are open to any fencer who hasn’t won a nationally ranked tournament. It takes place on the weekend of October 13th and 14th in UCD’s Sports Centre. The Entry Form and Entry Lists can be found by clicking the links.

The West of Ireland Open 2018

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NUI Galway is the second stop of the National Circuit. This year’s West of Ireland Open will take place in the Kingfisher Club on the weekend of October 7th and 8th. The entry form and further details can be found at https://irishfencing.net/competition/west-of-ireland-open-2018

Irish Open 2018

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Entry for this season’s Irish Open is now open. Fencers may enter online for both the individual and team events by filling in the on-line entry form. Full details including entry lists can be found at http://www.dublinsatellite.com

End-of-season FIE rankings

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The 2018 World Championships conclude in Wuxi tonight, bringing the 2017/18 season to a close. Well done to all of our senior internationals on an excellent season. Men’s Foil 201 Stephen Brown 347 James Brosnan 416 Lachlan Sykes 453 Alastair Johnston 647 Brendan Cusack 795 Michael Thompson Women’s Foil 242 Finnula Mageras 267 Anna Lee… Read more »

European U23 calendar published

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Check out the Student & U23 Calendar for a full listing of 2018/19 events on the European U23 circuit. Entry portals will open at the beginning of August. Please note, you must have an EFC licence to enter.