Irish Anti-Doping Rules

Athletes should be aware of the Irish Anti-Doping Rules. The Irish Anti-Doping Rules were launched in 2004, and updated on 01 January 2009. Follow the link for full information on the Irish Anti-Doping Rules

Athletes should check their prescribed and over-the-counter medications to see if they are permitted for use by athletes. If a medication is not permitted, the athlete may need to apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption. Check out the following link for detailed information on Therapeutic Use Exemptions and Medications - LINK REQUIRED ??

Republic of Ireland: Eirpharm Medicines has a 'Drugs in Sport Database' where athletes can check prescribed and over-the-counter medications bought in the Republic of Ireland

Northern Ireland: Contact UK Sport to check prescribed and over-the-counter medications bought in Northern Ireland and the UK, or contact the Irish Sports Council for assistance with your query

Do you know what happens in a drug test?

Athletes should be aware of what happens in a drugs test; their rights and responsibilities. LINK REQUIRED ??

Anti-Doping Factsheets are available at the following link: LINK REQUIRED ??

The Irish Sports Council Supplement Policy is available at: LINK REQUIRED ??

If you have any queries on Anti-Doping, the contact details for the Anti-Doping Officer of Cumann Camógaíochta na nGael are: Mairéad Ní Mhaoileoin, Email: Phone: 0863418541

The Irish Sports Council Anti-Doping Unit can be contacted at: Anti Doping Unit, Irish Sports Council, Top Floor, Block A, Westend Office Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. Tel: 00353 1 8608800. Email: Website:

If anyone wishes to discuss the above, please feel free to contact: Ailish Keaveney. Direct Dial: 00353 1 8608801. Mobile: 00353 87 6411937.

For further information please visit Irish Sport Councils Anti Doping