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

Irish Open 2017 survey – results

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Thank you to all of our members who contributed to the Irish Open survey. The survey closed at midnight last night. Results and key findings are shown in our infographic below. A number of the issues encountered at the National Indoor Arena are already being addressed, with a provider contracted for a full café service… Read more »

Post-event survey for the Irish Open goes live

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Fencing Ireland wants to make every Irish Open better than the last, and while we’ve identified our own areas for improvement over the weekend, we are eager to get your feedback. Whether you fenced at the Satellite, the Irish Open, or the team competition, we are keen to find out how the weekend went for… Read more »

Irish Open winners 2017

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Well done to the winners of this year’s Irish Open Fencing Championships! Men’s Épée Satellite: Andrea Vallosio (Italy) Men’s Team Épée: Denmark – Knudsen, Linnemann, Madsen, Olsen Women’s Épée: Natalya Coyle (Brian Boru FC) Women’s Team Épée: Brian Boru FC – Coleman, Gorceva, Mion Men’s Foil: James Brosnan (University of Warwick) Men’s Team Foil: Pembroke… Read more »

FIE Satellite (Épée): Dublin – Lanigan-O’Keeffe places in L16

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Well done to all of the Irish fencers who competed in the Dublin Satellite this weekend! Below are results for the Irish and Irish-based fencers: 14 Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe (Brian Boru FC) 24 David Losonczi (Pembroke FC / EnGarde) HUN 25 Philip Slater (Lisburn Gladiators) 27 Benedict Chambers (FFF Stockholm) 40 Paddy Brennan (Pembroke FC) 41… Read more »

Irish Open 2017 gets underway at National Indoor Arena

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The Irish Open Fencing Championships and FIE Satellite in Men’s Épée are now in progress at Dublin’s National Indoor Arena. 72 épéeists representing 21 countries will fence off for World Cup points in today’s satellite, while the Irish Open events in Women’s Épée, Men’s Foil, and Women’s Foil are also taking place in the same… Read more »

Irish Open entries – Men’s Épée FIE Satellite

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For an 11th year, Fencing Ireland will play host to an FIE satellite in Men’s Épée. The 2017 edition takes place on Saturday 11 November during the Irish Open. As an FIE Satellite, this event attracts World Cup points counting towards the FIE world rankings. Fencers who take part are representing their country of nationality… Read more »

The Irish Open needs you!

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Fencing Ireland is hosting the Irish Open FIE Satellite on 11 November and we need twelve volunteers to help us prepare for the competition. The hall at the National Indoor Arena will be available to us from 18:30 until 22:00. Every little does help – even if you can only contribute 15 minutes while a… Read more »