A New Era of promise at the FAI

Following a very turbulent time for Irish football when the future looked more and more bleak, a timeline of negotiations with stakeholders and key appointments has created a platform for football to flourish and build a much healthier governing body of football in Ireland. Firstly three Independent Directors were appointed Roy Barett as Chairperson. Catherine Guy and Liz Joyce. Gary …

The Passing of Mark Whelan RIP

Irish powerchair football was deeply saddened with the announcement of the passing of Mark Whelan after a brave fight over the past eighteen months with illness. The respect and fondness that the powerchair football community had for Mark at home and abroad was evident by all the comments and expressions of sympathy on social media. FIPFA international referee, Mark had …

COVID-19 Powerchair Football postponed

Powerchair Football just like every other part of life as we knew it became the victim of the global pandemic known as COVID-19. It soon became apparent that all events, training and activity needed to be curtailed and our most vulnerable groupings to stay isolated as the virus swept across the world. The AIPF Board recently issued a statement on …