Support for clubs and schools in 2018

In this post you will find a list of different programmes available to clubs and schools in the upcoming year! To find out more information or arrange a programme just e-mail Green Shoots Green Shoots is a national programme run in conjunction with Basketball Ireland (BI) and the BI Development Officers. The aim of Read more about Support for clubs and schools in 2018[…]

Paul Carr and Green Shoots Growing Basketball in Dungloe!

Thanks to local coach Paul Carr every Thursday night over 50 young people come together for 2 hours of basketball in Dungloe. At the minute this basketball has a firm emphasis on fun and getting children active but coach Carr has bigger plans. “Only a couple of years ago we had a good junior club Read more about Paul Carr and Green Shoots Growing Basketball in Dungloe![…]

North West Academies

There has been some confusion regarding the different types of junior academies this season hopefully the info below will answer all queries. If you have any further questions please contact


There are academies at u14, u15 and u16 for boys and girls. The u14 and u16 academies are similar to last season and are organised and run by the North West area board.

The u15 academy is a Basketball Ireland Initiative which is throughout the country and the u15 NW Regional Academy includes the NWAB region and Mayo.