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101 Top Sports Startups and Companies in Ireland (2021)

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Ireland based Sports companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Sports industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Ireland Sports Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Kitman Labs

Kitman Labs

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Kitman Labs is a sports analytics company that uses artificial intelligence to increase athlete performance and health.

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Locker is an app which provides a single centralised platform for sports fans to consume their favourite sports media and stats.

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Six Nations Rugby

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Six Nations Rugby is a mobile application developer.

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Output Sports

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Output Sports operates as a sports tech start-up.

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Pundit Arena

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Pundit Arena is Europe’s fastest growing sports publishing platform that allows fans to become paid journalists.

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Playertek

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Playertek offers football analytics and GPS sports tracking for football, soccer, and rugby players.

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Guinness Pro14

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Guinness Pro14 is an annual rugby union competition involving fourteen professional sides from Ireland, Italy, Scotland, South Africa.

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Fanmode

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Fanmode is a real-time fan engagement services platform.

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Mingo

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MingoCoin has born out from revolutionary multi-channel messaging app called Mingo.

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BragBet

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BragBet is a social betting site that enables groups of friends to discuss sporting events and bet together in a team.

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Champion’s Mind

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Sports Psychology for Athletes. Train Your Mind Like You Train Your Body.

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Webtogs

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Owned and managed by South West Mountain Sports Ltd Webtogs.co.uk is the fastest growing outdoor Online Retailer in the UK.

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Paddy Power PLC

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Paddy Power provides online interactive sports betting services through a variety of channels.

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Elivar

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Elivar has developed a range of sports nutrition products designed to address the needs of active sports people.

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MatchDay Technologies

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Matchday is a free real time sports game where users make predictions during games and win prizes.

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Instacoach

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Instacoach, a communication and video analysis app, helps sports federations, academics, coaches, and players interact with one another.

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Runlastman.com

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RunLastMan is a new online growing regulated gaming operator with a strong foothold in the UK and Ireland.

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FunkedUp

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Customised Single Speed and Fixed Gear Bikes.

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Covers

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The biggest and best info source for sports bettors.

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Hamstring Solo

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Hamstring Solo is an exercise aid for carrying out hamstring eccentric and concentric exercises.

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InStat Sport

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InStat Sport provides statistic and analytical solutions for football leagues, clubs and players around the globe.

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Sportech 37

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Sportech 37 is a professional that helps to improve visibility and competitiveness for all kind of sports throughout better instant data.

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Teqball

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Teqball is a revolutionary new sport equipment that brings incredible football moments to homes.

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PlayON

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PlayON is an online fantasy gaming platform that offers an immersive entertainment experience to customers.

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TheJournal.ie

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TheJournal.ie is an online media and publishing company that operates a news website.

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Boylesports

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BoyleSports is Ireland’s largest independent bookmakers and online betting company.

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Ultimate Rugby Limited

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Brian O’Driscoll and Ultimate Rugby bring you the most comprehensive Rugby App in the store – the one stop shop for Rugby

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Balls.ie

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Balls Media is a sports-driven social platform.

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The Irish Times

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The Irish Times was established in 1859; the first edition was published on Tuesday March 29th 1859.

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Health and Sport Technologies

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Individual athlete and coach monitoring system.

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Field of Vision

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Field of Vision is a haptic tablet to assist people with visual impairments in an immersive sports experience.

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Elverys

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Elverys is an online marketplace for sporting goods.

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BetBright

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BetBright is a digital entertainment and online sports betting company

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Galibier

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Fine, cutting edge cycle clothing

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SportCaller

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RaceCaller is an online discussion forum for horse racing fans to share tips and thoughts.

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GameCraft

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GameCraft is a games jam event designed around building the gaming community.

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Golfgraffix

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Golfraffix is a tool for golf clubs looking to engage both members and guests and drive revenue.

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Life Style Sports

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Life Style Sports is an online marketplace for sportswear.

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XTREEMO

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XTREEMO is a social platform for all adventure-seekers looking to connect and share their next big thrill!

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LiveDuel

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LiveDuel is a social gaming site that allowing community members to cross-tabulate sports predictions.

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Oddsfutures.com

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Oddsfutures is a sports odds binary derivative marketplace.

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Playnbrag

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PlaynBrag is a social media & social sports betting app where friends & other social groups can bet against each other on live sport.

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Digital Motorsports

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Digital Motorsports provides infrastructure, technology, and support for esports across the globe in the simulation racing sector.

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SportLoMo

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SportLoMo provides an online sports league management and registration software.

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BetDuel

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Sports Prediction Games

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EquiRatings

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EquiRatings is a sports data and analytics company dedicated to equestrian sports.

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Epic Global

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Epic Global specializes in esports and gaming consulting, as well as commercial strategy, and tournament administration.

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IRFU

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IRFU is the body managing rugby union that promotes the game of rugby and the values of the sport at game.

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CHAMPIONSID.COM

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INTRODUCE YOURSELF TO THE WORtLD OF SPORTS

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EVB Sports Shorts

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Spanx for sport providing real pelvic stability for women. Medically endorsed, DCU accredited and international sporting sponsorship deals.

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Ticket ABC

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Ticket ABC is a low cost, feature rich & future focused white label ticketing and venue management solution used by 125 promoter and venues.

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ClubApp

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ClubApp is a live scoring platform for sports clubs of all sizes.

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Profile 90

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Profile 90 is the first platform to track physical attributes, tactical skills, mental fitness and social behaviour for future sports stars.

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FanFootage

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FanFootage source event videos from phones and cameras and use audio matching technology to organise them into engaging.

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Virishracing.com

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Irishracing.com is a website dedicated to Horse Racing.

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Queen B Athletics

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Training apparel for female athletes

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O’Neills

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O’Neills is a sportswear manufacturing company that manufactures Gaelic Games, Soccer, Rugby, Boxing, Basketball, Hockey, and Netball etc.

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Fanaticus Inc

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Fanaticus Inc. is an agency that specialises in helping sports organisations and their partners to improve their fan engagement.

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Golf Voyager

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The smartest golf vacation booking platform with best value packages worldwide.

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The Screen Scene Group

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A company specializing in live broadcasts of sports and entertainment events

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Huggity

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Huggity focuses on creating engagement tool for sport, music fans, and brands.

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Beta Dash

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Beta Dash is an online Betting & Odds agency providing a platform for betting on all sports.

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Just Golf

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Just Golf provide 50-70% off green fees, golf lessons and golf trips.

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Impact Gumshields

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Impact Gumshields is an Irish owned company providing Custom Fit gumshields to individuals, schools and clubs throughout Ireland & the UK.

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DB Sports Tours

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DB Sports Tours is a sports travel and tour operators platform.

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MyGAAClub

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GAA Social Network – All club Gaelic Football, Hurling and Camogie news in one place. Completely free to join.

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Setanta

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A sports broadcaster.

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TURAS Bikes

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Deliver world class performance bicycles

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SmashQuiz

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SmashQuiz is a football quiz application for iOS and Android.

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Mobstats

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Mobstats is a mobile platform that provides live scores and match updates to sports clubs and fans.

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Clafou Apps

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Clafou Apps is a mobile applications developer company which has developed apps like Growth (Charts).

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Cummins Sports

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Cummins Sports is an online store for sports products.

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Ace

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Ace is a sports event platform that makes it easier to find and play sports and activities based on location and interests.

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nTrai

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nTrai is an Ireland-based sports platform that offers its users with crowdfunding, deals, blogs, and crowdsourcing solutions.

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Football Association of Ireland

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Football Association of Ireland is the governing body of football in Ireland that controls the activities of all Ireland’s football teams.

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MARC Sports

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MARC Sports is a developer of innovative head protectors to enhance the players performance and maximise their safety.

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Wraptor Balance

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Wraptor Balance is a company manufacturing a special training device for those who practice rowing or sculling.

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TeamTalk

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TeamTalk is an application to fund the user’s sports club and earn rewards on goods and services from local businesses in return.

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GoalMatch Sports

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GoalMatch Sports provides sponsorship and partnership between football players and brand agencies.

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Crowdsight

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Crowdsight generates contents at live events, powering sponsors to react and reward fans.

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The42

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The42.ie is the sports news source for today’s Irish sports fan.

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World’s Greatest Pubs

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RaaS, Rankings as a Service. WG Pubs & Clubs help clients SELL their best tables to best custoemers

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HavaBet

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HaveaBet is a mobile platform that develops solutions related to sports betting.

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Automatic Amusements

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Automatic Amusements is a casino that provides pool table games, bars, restaurants and hotels.

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Sportdec

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Sportdec is an app for delivering the best of sports information in one place.

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Sportora

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Launching in 2014, Sportora is a personalised, social community platform for sports participants and fans that connect with each other.

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Escape 2 Sport

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Marketing online sports competitions

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RigBag

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RigBag brings the global action sports community together to trade and share.

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LiveGaelic.com

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LiveGaelic.com is a Galway based company that focuses on Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) live scores.

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FantasyTote

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Fantasy Football Betting Made Simple

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World Rugby

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World Rugby is a sports company that offers ticketing and event information, live streaming, news, videos and fixtures.

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Nolan Coaches

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Nolan Coaches provides a high-quality & dependable coach.

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OOYO Sports

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Promotion of community sport activities

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KC Sports

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KC Sports is a company that specialises in manufacturing, embroidery and screen printing of club sportswear.

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Fierce Fun

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Fierce Fun is an app development studio specialising in mobile apps & online games.

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flexibod

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FlexiBod has developed a smart active chair for deskbound athletes that reduces muscle tightness.

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GAAther

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GAAther is a Gaelic games social networking site and app designed to allow communication among GAA supporters all over the world.

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World Sports Team

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World Sports Team helps people who suffer from a catastrophic sports injury.

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Beat Your Manager! Fantasy Games

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Beat Your Manager! Fantasy Games is a start-up company.

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Sport Authority

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Sport Authority is a web store that offers sport allusive merchandise.

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Clare ie

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Clare.ie is the must see website for Co. Clare-from festivals & events to accommodation to things to do & see.

Written by Mark Kendall

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