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The National IPA 5-A-Side Soccer Tournament 2018.

The National IPA 5 a side soccer tournament will be held at Sporting Centre Ballymahon rd Athlone  on Thursday the 18th October 2018, starting at 11am. Two teams from each region( the winners and runners up from regional playoffs) are eligible to play in this years final.

The rules of the competition will be normal FIFA rules.  These rules will also apply to Regional Play Offs. (No local rules please)

The winners and runners up will be subsidised to represent Ireland in an IPA soccer tournament abroad terms and conditions as set by NEC. (Please note if less than 9 teams turn up for finals in Athlone only winners are subsidised)
For More Information Contact Donie Sweeney National Social and Clubs Secretary on 0868281975 or by email at





On 25th May 2018, every member state of the European Union, including Ireland, is adopting the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). This will affect how IPA Ireland collects and processes the personal data of our members. IPA Ireland treats data protection and privacy with utmost importance. We have created a new Data Protection Policy, which is available on the MEMBERS AREA of this website.

This document reflects the changes brought into effect by the GDPR and offers guidance to IPA members who are involved in processing personal data. We encourage you to download it and read it carefully.

The IPA is built on the principle of national and international friendship, with consensual, voluntary membership. In order for IPA Ireland to comply with the GDPR, we must obtain your consent to retain, update and process your personal data.

We greatly value your membership and we thank you for your continued support and involvement in the IPA. We would like to be able to continue to keep you informed of IPA offers, events and activities in your area through emails and the IPA Journal. and we ask you to please complete the DATA CONSENT  FORM available to download here, which you may scan / photograph and return to us by email to or by post to
IPA Office, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.



IPA HIKING CLUB Acting Secretary, Annmarie Larkin Signals the Launch of the new CLUB.

The IPA Hiking Club was lunched on Saturday, 16th September, 2017.  The club is open to all IPA members, serving and retired.  We would like to invite you to join pur Club.  There is no Annual Membership Fee, all that is required is that you are a current member of the IPA. The Club events will also be open to family members and will cater for all levels of fitness.  An IPA Hiking Club Membership Application Form can be downloaded through the link below and IPA Membership Form can be found at if you are not already a member.  Please return completed IPA Hiking Club membership application forms to the Acting Secretary:  Annmarie Larkin, Bailieboro Garda Station, Bailieboro, Co. Cavan.  The IPA membership forms can be returned directly to: IPA House, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland.  If you require any further information, please email me at
IPA Hiking Club Membership Application Form.doc

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Special Discount Deal with Select Hotels of Ireland for IPA Members.

International Speakers Required

for Seminars at IBZ Gimborn 2018.