Sport Ireland Dormant Accounts funded programmes

The Dormant Accounts Fund is a scheme for the disbursement of unclaimed funds from accounts in credit institutions in Ireland.

The fund is administered under the 2001 Dormant Accounts Act, together with the Unclaimed Life Assurance Policies Act 2003 and the Dormant Accounts (Amendment) Act 2012 and is under the statutory function of the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs from July 2016.

Over a hundred organisations have shared more than €5 million in funding which will provide a range of supports for disadvantaged groups and local communities under the latest tranche of Dormant Accounts Funding.

The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government (DECLG) together with the Department of Social Protection (DSP) and the Department of Health (DOH) sponsored the funding, which includes measures to promote youth employment; supports for home carers; capital grants for social enterprises; initiatives to prevent substance misuse; and supports for people with disabilities

Sport Ireland Dormant Acocunt funded programmes / projects include: -

  1. Community coaching - for more information on our community coaching programme, check it out here
  2. Community sport & physical activity hubs - for more information on our community sport & physical activity hubs, check it our here
  3. Sports Inculsion Development Programme supports - for more information on our sports inclusion development programme supports, check it out here
  4. Sport / Youth leadership (accredited by Sports Leader UK) - for more information on our sport / youth leadership training programmes, check it out here
  5. Urban Outdoor Adventure - for more information on our urban outdoor adventure programme, check it out here

For more information on our Sport Ireland Dormant Account funded programmes / projects, contact Offaly Sports Partnership on 057 93 57462 or by email

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