11th National Coaching Forum


Coaching Ireland, a unit of the Irish Sports Council, will host the 11th National Coaching Forum at the Institute of Technology Sligo from 26-27 September 2014. Continue reading

2014/2015 National Team Announcement

2014 National Team

National Team members form the pool of skaters from which assignments will be given by the Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) to represent Ireland at ISU International and Championship events at Junior and Senior levels only in all disciplines. Skaters are selected by the Board of Directors based on set criteria in accordance with ISAI regulations. Continue reading

New Judge And Official Training


Have a love of figure skating? Interested in giving back to the sport? The Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) is looking for enthusiastic and committed people to train as judges and officials.

If you think you have what it takes, please email info@isai.ie and include your name, age, and email address. Training is expected to begin in late July/early August.

The 55th ISU Ordinary Congress 2014 Dublin Successfully Concludes


The 55th Ice Skating Union (ISU) Ordinary Congress 2014 came to a close on 13 June after a week of discussion on various proposals concerning the sports that fall under the ISU’s jurisdiction. It marked the first time that the Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) has hosted an ISU event. Over 350 delegates and guests from 65 different countries attended the Congress at the Convention Centre Dublin.

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55th International Skating Union Ordinary Congress 2014 Comes To Dublin



From 8-13 June 2014, the Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) will host the 55th International Skating Union (ISU) Ordinary Congress at the Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) in the heart of Dublin’s docklands. Over 350 delegates from 66 countries will converge on Ireland’s capital city contributing over €1 million to the Irish economy. Continue reading

Coach Cherise Hanvey Attends ISU Oberstdorf Ice Dance Seminar 2014

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Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) coach Cherise Hanvey recently arrived back home after participating in a ten day long ice dance seminar under the auspices of the International Skating Union (ISU) held in the Bavarian village of Oberstdorf, Germany. Here she shares her thoughts on the experience. Continue reading

2014 Irish National Championships Review

IMG_4724sThe Irish National Figure Skating Championships 2014 took place on Sunday, 11 May 2014 at the Dundonald International Ice Bowl on the outskirts of Belfast. It was a busy weekend of sport with the start of the Giro d’Italia also being held in the city. Continue reading

ISAI Members Honoured For Their Contributions At 2014 AGM


Photo of Dorothy CHisnall  from a competition programme in Dolphin's Barn in 1991

Photo of Dorothy Chisnall from a competition programme in Dolphin’s Barn in 1991

At the recent Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) annual general meeting in Dublin city centre, a number of ISAI members were bestowed with awards for their efforts into developing the sport of skating within Ireland. Continue reading

Alan Seabrook Appointed ISAI Director of Development and Performance



The Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Seabrook as the new Director of Development and Performance with the association. Continue reading

Clara Peters Ends 2013/2014 International Season With 12th At Triglav Trophy

Clara Peters

Clara Peters concluded her final international competition for the year in what has been a very long season. The Triglav Trophy in Jesenice, Slovenia was her eighth international competition in as many months. Continue reading