Partner Detail

Name of Organisation Donegal Sports Partnership
Type of organisation Applicant
Role Promoting participation in sport and physical activity to disadvantaged and marginalised groups and the provision of education and training to support sports development.
Contact person Name : Myles Sweeney
Address : Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Co Donegal
Telephone : 00353749116078
Fax : 00353749116707
Email :
Website :


Title Social Inclusion through Sport (SITS)
Topics Encourage participation in sport and physical activity, especially by supporting Council Recommendation on HEPA and EU Physical Activity Guidelines

Encourage social inclusion and equal opportunities in sport

Summary This programme seeks to research community based multi-sports models in a number of northern European communities and how these models can engage with the various marginalised individuals and groups to promote participation in sport and physical activity.
Partners already involved Our application would require partners in northern European countries such as Denmark, Sweden, Norway,Finland and UK who promote a community based multi sport models of delivery. The sites can be of a rural or urban nature and have the ability to deliver initiatives that support social inclusion through sport.


Type of organisation Full Partner
Partners Role 1. To support a research based project into models of community multi sports programmes and their impact on engagement with marginalised / disadvantaged groups.
2. The delivery of a practical programme within their own areas around community multi sports.
3. Participation in a sports conference to present findings.
Expertise required Expertise in community sports development, national governing bodies of sport within the respective country's, third level education research links,links with representative bodies of socially excluded groups, fluent written and spoken english