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It’s not too often you get to hold an Olympic Gold Medal!! Inspirational talk from Lady Mary Peters at East Down AC. Keep up the excellent work @MaryPetersTrust

Great night with @MaryPetersTrust paying a visit to @eastdownac to dedicate new trophies for Jimmy’s 10K. Not every day you get to hold an Olympic medal 🥇🙈😎


We had the pleasure of attending an evening with @MaryPetersTrust at @eastdownac, celebrating Joe Quinn & Frank Cunningham’s contribution to athletics & their club. It has been our pleasure to work with you both and thank you for your commitment and contribution to athletics!


This Friday a team of Mary Peters Trust Directors, Staff, athletes and supporters are taking to the Lagan for Dragon Boat Racing! Please support us if you can all money raised will help our young athletes.

First German league match was also the first win of the season playing for SG Marßel Bremen. I managed to win 3/3 matches which brought the whole team to win 8-5. Overall very nice weekend in Bremen. @MaryPetersTrust @OrmeauTTC @TeesSport @NorthDownPhysio @MaloneCollege

World Cup heroine @shirleymccay has revealed that she was toying with the idea of quitting international hockey even after Ireland's silver medal.

Congrats to Sport Ireland Institute's @madigan_sharon - Lead for Performance Nutrition/Holding Camp Deputy Manager for @TeamIreland at the @Tokyo2020 Games.

Sharon currently works with Boxing, Athletics, Rowing, Pentathlon, Judo, Para Swimming, and Para Athletics. #TeamIreland

The applications for our October round of funding close tomorrow at 5pm! Please remember to read the criteria. Athletes that received funding in April cannot apply and please speak with your Sporting Governing Body before you apply.

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Mary enjoys a special 80th Birthday Bash!

More than 400 sporting guests, charity supporters and local businesses, gathered at Titanic Belfast last night to mark the 80th birthday of Lady Mary Peters. The gala black-tie dinner sponsored by Power NI was one of a series of events organised to celebrate Lady Mary's landmark birthday.

Power NI throws a spotlight on young athletes

Sports charity The Mary Peters Trust, has joined forces with leading energy company Power NI to launch a new community athletes programme which will provide funding bursaries for three young athletes, helping them get on track to achieve their sporting ambitions.


In February we had a second successful Spinathon with 31 teams cycling for 9 hours.
A huge Thank You to all the teams who took part, to Better Belfast and to all of the prize sponsors
Click on the image to see more pictures from the event.
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The 200 Club

Join the 200 Club today for your chance to win £350 each month and support Northern Ireland's future sporting stars. Click on the image for the recent winners and sign up details.

Power NI Sponsorship Launch at the Sport Inspires Lunch

As Part of Dame Mary’s Race to a Million, the Mary Peter’s Trust has hosted a fundraising lunch celebrating the incredible achievements of sporting legends aimed at inspiring a generation of new sporting talent.
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Coca-Cola Thank You Fund

Massive Thank you to The Coca-Cola Thank You Fund for the amazing €10,000 to our new Sporting Leaders initiative. This project aims to help young athlete's become young coaches to help gain experience and inspire the next generation.

Dame Mary P's World Record Attempt

Ormeau Table Tennis Club in partnership with the Mary Peters Trust hosted their first Ping Pong World Record Attempt & Celebrity tournament to raise awareness for the Mary Peters Trust Race To One Million.