Dáil Éireann - Volume 502 - 11 March, 1999
Written Answers. - Olympic Sports.
Mr. Callely Mr. Callely
106. Mr. Callely asked the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation the sport and recreational activities recognised by the Olympic Council of Ireland and the International Olympic  Committee; if any particular activity is seeking recognition and experiencing difficulty in obtaining recognised status; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7467/99]
Dr. McDaid Dr. McDaid
Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation (Dr. McDaid): Official recognition of olympic sports or activities is solely a matter for the International Olympic Committee (IOC). I have been in contact with the Olympic Council of Ireland to facilitate details of arrangements for federations currently recognised by the IOC, to be forwarded to the Deputy, for his information.
Dáil Éireann 502 Written Answers. Olympic Sports.