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Olympic Handball for Primary Schools

Olympic Handball is a popular sport for primary school pupils. Meath LSP & Irish  Olympic Handball Association (IOHA) are working together to introduce a new Meath Handball Schools League for primary schools in Meath. Together we are working  to increase participation rates in the sport of Olympic Handball and increase opportunities for children to experience new activities.

This programme is available to all primary schools in Meath who would like to incorporate Olympic Handball as part of their school sports curriculum.

Irish Olympic Handball Association (IOHA)

Primary schools who register for the programme will receive:

  • Entry to the Meath Handball League
  • Entry to Provential and National League competitions
  • Free Teacher Training & Schools training resources (Tuesday 3rd October 9am-1pm)
  • School affiliation to Irish Olympic Handball Association

Suitable for: U11 & U13

Available to: All Primary Schools in Meath

Cost: €30 – €50 per school (depending on number of teams entered)

To Register:

For more details contact: Lisa at


More than 1240 children in Meath have taken part in School Olympic Handball programmes since 2019 and over 48 teachers have received Olympic Handball training.

Feedback from Schools and Pupils who participated in 2019

  • This is a fantastic opportunity for our school, and we are very grateful for the Meath LSP for organising the Olympic Handball training, the coach was fantastic and I got loads from it, thank you.

  • We have seen children who don’t normally get involved in team games embrace Olympic Handball, they absolutely love it.

  • The Blitz was the best day ever.

Olympic Handball School Programme
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