O'neills talking points

  1. Top Running Exercises to Incorporate into Your Training

    Top Running Exercises to Incorporate into Your Training

    In August 2021, Danny Quigley took on an astounding 10 in 10 challenge to raise money for local health and wellbeing organisations in memory of his father Colm Quigley. The inspirational challenge consisted of 10 triathlons in 10 days, completing a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile cycle and a 26.2 mile run each day. Over the 10 days, Danny totalled an incredible 1,406 miles.

    Danny spent countless hours training in the months prior to the challenge and has shared some of his top running tips and exercises with us.

  2. A Guide to the Best Hikes in Ireland

    A Guide to the Best Hikes in Ireland

    Ireland is famous around the world for its luscious green fields, friendly welcome and of course our cosy pubs! Despite these traditional assumptions, we are fast becoming one of the world’s leading destinations for outdoor adventures and hiking, due to our rugged and wild landscapes that are relatively safe all year round, providing you have the right outdoor clothing and hiking equipment!

    With the longer evenings here and hopefully some warmer weather, it’s the perfect time to get out and discover the great outdoors on your own doorstep, if it’s hiking or walks! If you are a seasoned pro or a sunshine hiker, we’ve got a guide to some of the best Ireland hikes for everyone, from the Bray to Greystone’s walk, there is an outdoor adventure to suit everyone.

    Ensuring you have the correct outdoor clothing, footwear and hiking equipment

  3. oneills.com confirmed as the new sponsor of the U20 GAA Hurling Championship

    oneills.com confirmed as the new sponsor of the U20 GAA Hurling Championship

    oneills.com, leading online sportswear retailer, with the GAA have announced a new sponsorship deal that will see oneills.com become the title sponsor of the U20 GAA All-Ireland Hurling Championship. This sees the sportswear giant further increase its investment in Gaelic Games with the competition getting underway in early April.

    As part of the title sponsorship package, the oneills.com logo will feature prominently at multiple games for the next four years. The sponsorship will also see O’Neills incorporate a TV sting, a first for the company in its 104-year history. The Championship coincides with the sportswear manufacturers' development of the smart sliotar, which will be on trial in the U20 Championship. This, combined with the sponsorship of the U20 Championship, further underlines their commitment to Gaelic Games, particularly Hurling.

  4. A Beginner’s Breakdown of Gaelic Games

    A Beginner’s Breakdown of Gaelic Games

    Gaelic games are the traditional sports of Ireland, and are as spectacular to watch as they are exciting to play. Their reach and impact wildly transcends Ireland’s borders, having become a worldwide phenomenon with clubs all around the globe.

    In Ireland, each of the 32 counties is represented by its own teams, with players loyally playing for their county. Gaelic sports clubs are a key part of Irish life, defining community identities across towns and villages as social hubs that promote the country’s culture and history.

    As all Gaelic games are strictly amateur sports, players do not receive any form of payment for their involvement. Entrenched in the nation’s identity, these sports are played at all ages and skill levels, by both men and women. 

    More than a sporting activity, the Gaelic games are an expression of Irishness itself – a celebration of passion, honour,

  5. A Guide to Creating the Perfect Home Gym

    A Guide to Creating the Perfect Home Gym

    No more travel time, membership costs, and stranger’s prying eyes… that’s the beauty and convenience of having your very own home gym. 

    But if you’re a beginner, building a home gym isn’t the easiest process. How do you clean a yoga mat? Which resistance bands should you get? How do you pick the right dumbbell set? To help you get started, we’ve made a guide so you can curate the perfect home gym.

    Do I need a home gym?

    A gym at home is a luxury, but if you’re serious about fitness and know which types of workouts you want to focus on, it’s the best way to get in shape. After the upfront investment in equipment, you don’t need to spend money on a gym membership again or go out in the rain just to get your weekly weightlifting in. 

    Why not use the extra time to be with your loved ones, for example?

    You can also be comfortable in the privacy of your own home, knowing that no one is judging

  6. Hockey Australia signs on with O’Neills

    Hockey Australia signs on with O’Neills

    The partnership will see all of Hockey Australia’s squads, including flagship national teams the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos, plus high performance and pathway programs wear O’Neills apparel until the end of 2025. 

    O’Neills is also the Official Apparel Partner of Australia’s new domestic men’s and women’s hockey competition, the Sultana Bran Hockey One League, highlighting the company's interest and value for hockey in Australia. 

    “To secure and align with an apparel brand and manufacturer of O’Neills’ quality is fantastic for hockey in this country,” said HA Acting CEO, Michael Johnston. 

    “The design options and versatility of what O’Neills offers, coupled with their willingness to take on feedback and provide the best possible apparel for our national programs has been first rate and will contribute to our ongoing aim of being the world’s best

  7. Brisbane Premier League joins the O’Neills team & changes the face of cricket in Australia

    Brisbane Premier League joins the O’Neills team & changes the face of cricket in Australia

    Cricket in Australia is set to change forever with a fresh approach to the game thanks to the Australian Premier League (APL), which is set to be introduced in 2021.

    The Brisbane Premier League (BPL) will be the first APL league to launch in the inaugural 2021 season.  It will be a game-changing development of the sport and O’Neills is thrilled to be part of it as official apparel partner.

    The five-week season will see eight privately owned franchises select their teams at an auction night for seniors and draft day for juniors.  By revitalising and strengthening amateur cricket, male and female players will be able to experience what it’s like to play at a professional level.

    The APL is set to re-inspire cricket in Australia, with the competition backed by high profile owners including Australian cricket legend Ian Healy AO, former UK First Class cricketer and current professional commentator Mark Nicholas

  8. O’Neills announces partnership agreement with Canada Rugby League Association

    O’Neills announces partnership agreement with Canada Rugby League Association

    O’Neills Irish International Sports Company Ltd has boosted its already strong portfolio in rugby league by announcing a new partnership agreement with the sport’s national governing body in Canada.

    The exciting deal with the Canada Rugby League Association will further expand the leading Irish sportswear manufacturer’s brand presence in a thriving North American market during what is expected to be a key year for the sport internationally.

    O’Neills, who are Ireland’s largest sportswear company, will also be official kit suppliers for Ravens, the Canadian national women’s rugby league team. Now ranked 5th in the RLIF World Rankings, Ravens will compete in the 2021 Rugby League World Cup later this year. The 61-game event, which will take place in England from October 23rd-November 27th, looks set to be the biggest Rugby League World Cup in history. The men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments will be

  9. A piece of home for the Irish around the world

    A piece of home for the Irish around the world

    Céad mile fáilte, a hundred thousand welcomes, to the tens of the millions belonging to the Irish diaspora. Since so many of you were unable to visit the Emerald Isle this year, we thought we could bring a little piece of it to you this Christmas with our heritage range at oneills.com

    Embracing ancient, traditional and contemporary Ireland, from Celtic knots and crosses, our inimitable O’Neills jerseys bring a new meaning to wearing your heart on your sleeve!

    From our proud history in Dublin to modern day Derry, we want to celebrate the brave and beautiful of our mythical, mystical land. Our 1916 range commemorates the centenary of the Easter Rising

  10. O’Neills sign multi-year deal with Galway United FC

    O’Neills sign multi-year deal with Galway United FC

    The deal will see the Irish sportswear giants supply kits for the League of Ireland First Division club from 2021 onwards.

    The Tribesmen, who play home games at Eamonn Deacy Park, appointed John Caulfield as their new first-team manager earlier this year. Caulfield previously enjoyed a hugely successful spell managing Cork City and Galway United fans will be hoping he can revitalise their fortunes in a similar way as they aim to work their way back to the Premier Division.

    Cormac Farrell, Marketing Manager O’Neills said: “As Ireland’s largest sportswear manufacturer, we are excited to be involved with the new impetus in soccer in the western capital. Galway United are a highly professional club and under the guidance of a top-class League of Ireland manager, John Caulfield, as well as the backing of the Comer Group, we are partnering with the club at an exciting phase of their development. We look forward to further enhancing the club product offering