We Play Inspiring Girls in Sport Conference

On Wednesday 3rd July, 2019 Swim Ireland hosted the #WePlay – Inspiring Girls in Sport Conference in the Sport Ireland Campus.

The theme of this year’s conference was “Proud To Be Me” focusing on girls getting the most out of their sport and being confident in their body.

The day involved a mix of panel discussions with experts working in sport and elite athletes. These included discussions on “Balancing Life as an Athlete”, “In The Face of Adversity”, “The Un-Comfort Zone” & “Off The Pitch”.

A broad range of sports were represented with athletes including Jenny Egan (Canoeing), Nicole Drought (Motor Racing), Caradh O’Donovan (Karate), Roisin Baker (Water Polo & Dublin Camogie), Laura Twomey (Dublin Camogie & 20×20 Ambassador), Chloe Magee (Badminton), Mona McSharry (Swimming), Nina Carberry (Horse Racing), Eve McCrystal (Cycling).

Caradh spoke on the “In The Face of Adversity Panel” alongside Jenny Egan, Nicole Drought and Roisin Baker.