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Introduction to Court Officials Webinar

The Badminton Ireland Court Officials Group (COG) will be hosting a webinar on the 18th January @7pm. In this webinar the COG will explain what is involved in becoming a Court Official and what’s ex of them once they complete the training.   If you are interested in becoming a Referee or an Umpire or a Line Judge please register here via the following link: Webinar Registration

Introduction to Court Officials Webinar2021-01-15T15:45:39+00:00

Creating Winners Webinar, Hosted by Badminton Ireland and Nenagh Badminton Academy

Badminton Ireland Coaching team are delighted to present a ‘Creating Winners’ Badminton Webinar in conjunction with Nenagh Badminton Academy. The webinar with feature special guest Tom Reidy. The webinar is free and open to all members Tom Reidy is originally from Adare in Co Limerick & is a former High-Performance Director for Badminton Ireland. He represented the US in the Barcelona Olympics 1992 & also has many years of experience coaching in both US & Sweden in badminton & soccer. He will share his views on coaching, what it means, including the skills coaches need to have. The webinar will be hosted [...]

Creating Winners Webinar, Hosted by Badminton Ireland and Nenagh Badminton Academy2021-01-14T17:35:24+00:00

Dick O’Rafferty – An Appreciation

With the sad passing of Dick O’Rafferty, Leinster Badminton has lost one of its greatest stalwarts, as player, volunteer, manager and archivist. Born in Dublin and educated in Gorey, Co.Wexford, Dick first came to notice when playing in the early juvenile tournaments in the mid-1950s, winning several events and beating more fancied players along the way. On leaving school, he secured employment in Dublin and moved to live there, where he met and later married his charming wife, Mona, who has been an immense support to him throughout his life. He joined Pembroke Badminton Club and quickly rose through the [...]

Dick O’Rafferty – An Appreciation2020-12-09T17:41:41+00:00

Funeral arrangements for our former General Secretary Dick O’Rafferty

Attendance restrictions apply to the funeral arrangements for our former General Secretary Dick O’Rafferty. Those who would have liked to attend but cannot may view the Funeral Mass at this link on Thursday, 10 December, at 10.30 am. As a mark of respect in his memory, both Terenure Badminton Centre and Baldoyle Badminton Centre will remain closed until 12 noon on Thursday. If you would like to leave your condolences, you can use one of the following options Use this link to leave your condolences online on RIP.IE or email who will pass on your condolences to the family.

Funeral arrangements for our former General Secretary Dick O’Rafferty2020-12-09T13:36:02+00:00

Leinster Badminton Reopening – December 5th

Reopening After COVID-19 Lockdown - December 5th Over the last number of months, Badminton Ireland has worked with other sports to engage with the Sports Export Group on the nuances of our Sport and the impact the restrictions are having on participation. We have made the point that indoor sports such as tennis and badminton require a minimum of two people for any meaningful participation to take place. If specific protocols are implemented, they can be managed safely with minimum risk of transmission of COVID-19. This was accepted by the Export group, and the guidance for level 3 amended. [...]

Leinster Badminton Reopening – December 5th2020-12-07T17:36:47+00:00

Passing of Dick O’Rafferty

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our former General Secretary, Dick O'Rafferty on 5th.Dec. Dick has been an integral part of Leinster Badminton for over 50 years. Our sympathies go out to his wife, Mona, and his family. A comprehensive Appreciation will appear later. From the Executive Committee, Trustees and all at Leinster Branch Badminton

Passing of Dick O’Rafferty2020-12-07T17:34:23+00:00

AGM Documents for October 4th 2020

AGM Documents for October 4th 2020 The documents for the 2020 AGM being held on October 4th are available to view below. Agenda & Previous Minutes LBBUI AGM Agenda 2020 LBBUI AGM 2019. draft Minutes Leinster SGM Minutes Feb 7th 2020 Other AGM Documents President Report 2020 Chairman Report 2019 Honorary Treasurer Report 2019 Midland Branch - Terrenure Centre-Report for 2020 AGM CAC Report 2020 Dublin & District Report DSB Report Sept 2020 LBBUI Coaching Committee 2019 2020 Oct 2020 AGM Masters Report 2020 YACS Report 2019-20 LBBUI Draft Audit Accounts - 31.12.2019 AGM Registration & Video Call Instructions The [...]

AGM Documents for October 4th 20202020-12-02T17:11:25+00:00

2020 AGM – Online Registration & Guidelines

Leinster Badminton - 2020 AGM RegistrationAs noted previously, due to Covid-19 Level 3 restrictions, the AGM for 2020 has been postponed until October 4th at 2pm.If you are eligible and would like to attend the AGM you can register to attend online now.How To Use ZoomThe AGM will be held using the video conferencing system, Zoom.Badminton Ireland have put together a comprehensive guide on how to use Zoom for meetings which you can download and view here. If you have never used Zoom before please familiarise yourself with it so that we can ensure the 2020 AGM is as smooth [...]

2020 AGM – Online Registration & Guidelines2020-09-28T12:30:11+00:00

2020 AGM Postponed

Leinster Badminton AGM Postponed The Level 3 restrictions announced last week mean attending events and movement in and out of Dublin City and County are no longer possible for the duration of Level 3. Due to the Covid-19 Level 3 restrictions, the planned Annual General Meeting scheduled to take place in Baldoyle BC cannot go ahead. The Executive now advise that the meeting will take place by webinar. AGM Deferred to October 4th The meeting has been deferred to October 4th at 2pm to enable all the technical requirements to be put in place and to ensure you can take [...]

2020 AGM Postponed2020-09-23T15:58:28+00:00

Leinster Badminton Team Announcements – Sept 2020

Leinster Badminton Team Announcements Make sure you stay up to date with Leinster Badminton Teams with the below announcements. U13s Interprovincials U13s: Congratulations to our Leinster players who have been selected to compete at the U13 Interprovincials the weekend of Oct 10-11th 2020. Best of luck to our players, Manager – Kirsty Kelly and Coaches – Kirsty & Sam McKay. And thanks to our sponsor Yonex for team wear for our players. U15s Interprovincials U15s: Congratulations to our Leinster players who have been selected to compete at the U15 Interprovincials the weekend of Oct 10-11th 2020. Best of luck to [...]

Leinster Badminton Team Announcements – Sept 20202020-09-14T16:01:43+00:00
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