Entries by Sean Gillis

O’Brien Selected For Short Track Worlds

Liam O’Brien (24) will be Ireland’s sole entrant at next week’s ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Seoul, South Korea (10-12 March). O’Brien will not have too far to travel to the event as he trains in Seongnam City, within commuting distance from the Korean capital. “I am excited to be representing Ireland […]

Two Top Ten Finishes For Ireland At Challenge Cup

Ireland was represented in two categories at the Challenge Cup that is taking place this weekend in Tilburg, Netherlands. Dillon Judge was first of the Irish skaters to compete when he took part in the Junior Men’s event. He attempted a triple Salchow combination and a triple loop at the start of his short programme. […]

Sean McAnuff Closes Out Strong At Dresden World Cup

This weekend Sean McAnuff was the sole Irish representative at the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating in Dresden, Germany where he raced over two distances. First up for McAnuff were the 1000 metres Preliminaries where he was drawn in Heat 10. Fourth place in a time of 1:27.702 just saw him narrowly missing […]

Sean McAnuff Lines Up For Dresden World Cup

This weekend Sean McAnuff is back racing at the ISU World Cup Short Track Speeding Skating in Dresden, Germany (3-5 February).Following his successful outing at last month’s European Championships, the Irish skater races first in the qualifying rounds which will be held on Friday through to the subsequent rounds on Saturday and Sunday. This will […]

McAllister 28th At Maiden Europeans

Sam McAllister (24) has finished 28th on his debut at the 2023 ISU European Figure Skating Championships which are currently taking place in Espoo, Finland. The three-time senior Irish champion embarked on his short programme with a triple Lutz which he had to step out of on landing. He then attempted a triple toe loop-triple […]

Third Time Lucky For McAllister As Euros Debut Beckons

This week Sam McAllister (24) becomes only the third skater from Ireland to compete at a European Figure Skating Championships when he takes to the ice at the Metro Areena in Espoo, Finland on Wednesday evening. McAllister’s European debut has been a long time coming. He was selected in 2021, but the championships were cancelled […]

Emerald Skate Test Session

There will be an Emerald Skate Test Session on the 28th and 29th January 2023. This test session will include all Emerald Learn to Skate Levels 1-6 and all Emerald Skate FREESTYLE Levels 1-5. There will be limited availability at this test session for members NOT enrolled in the Emerald Skate Programme to join the appropriate testing […]

Historic Weekend For Irish Short Track At Gdansk Euros

Sean McAnuff and Liam O’Brien took Irish short track speed skating to new heights at this weekend’s European Championships in Gdansk, Poland. Racing at the Hala Olivia arena began on Friday with the qualification rounds. O’Brien lined up in Heat 3 of the 1500 metres quarterfinals in which he finished fourth in a time of […]

ISAI CEO And CFO Appointed

The Board of Directors of the Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen O’Sullivan as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Yvonne Brett as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Association. The appointments have been made by the Board under the power available to it outlined in the ISAI […]