Entries by Sean Gillis

Figure Skating Technical Specialist Seminar

The Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) is holding a training seminar for Figure Skating Technical Specialists on 13-14 July at the Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House. ISAI members in good standing seeking to qualify as a Technical Specialist should : a) Have reached the age of 24 in the calendar year. b) Be […]

2019 Irish Figure Skating Championships

The 2019 Irish Figure Skating Championships concluded earlier today at the Lee Valley Ice Centre in London with titles up for grabs in five different categories. Sam McAllister won his first Senior Men’s title. The Ballymoney, County Antrim skater had a strong showing in the short programme where he scored 57.16 in a routine that […]

Member Workshop

A two hour members workshop will be held from 14.00hrs at the Premier Inn London Stratford Hotel, London on Sunday, 31 March. The workshop will cover membership of the Ice Skating Association of Ireland, rules and regulations, competitions and national team selection. Please contact info@isai.ie for further details.

Sean McAnuff 38th At World Short Track

Ireland’s Sean McAnuff has finished in 38th place overall at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships this weekend in Sofia, Bulgaria. On the first of three days of racing, McAnuff participated in the qualifying rounds. In the 1500 metres quarterfinals, he lined up in Heat 4 and came home in fifth in a time […]

Tara Donoghue Caps Season With National Records

Tara Donoghue participated this weekend in her final competition of the season at the Viking Race 2019 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. Donoghue began the first day of the event by posting a time of 43.29 in the 500 metres to finish in 11th place for the distance. She followed that up with a national junior record […]

Sam McAllister 6th At Tallink Hotels Cup

This weekend saw Ireland’s Sam McAllister competing at the Tallink Hotels Cup in Tallinn, Estonia. In the short programme, McAllister executed a triple Lutz-double toe loop combination, a triple flip and a double Axel to record a new personal best of 55.58. His routine to “Take Five” put him in sixth position overnight. The following […]

Tara Donoghue Makes Solid Debut At World Juniors

This weekend saw Tara Donoghue become the first skater from Ireland to compete at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Junior Speed Skating Championships in Baselga di Pinè, Italy. Donoghue raced in the 1500 metres on the opening day of the event in the third pairing along a skater from the United States. She started out […]