Fota Island Adventure has been awarded “Sports Business of the Year”

13 Mar 2018

Elga Ryan

Fota Island Adventure has been awarded “Sports Business of the Year” at the annual Irish Sports Industry Awards, held on Wednesday 7th March at Smock Alley Theatre.

Presented by Joanne Cantwell from RTE, Fota Island Adventure were one of 12 winners at the awards on evening which recognise and reward excellence in the sporting industry, while simultaneously highlighting the contribution of Sport to Ireland.

Derek Binchy of Fota Island Adventure said “I’m delighted for the whole team here at Fota Island Adventure. This award is a true testament to the brilliant work and dedication that everyone puts in on a daily basis. We’re constantly evolving and aiming to be the best that we can be and thanks to the amazing partnership with Fota Island Resort we have some very exciting developments in the pipeline.”

Director of Marketing at the Fota Collection Seamus Leahy said “At Fota Island Resort we’re all delighted to see Fota Island Adventure take home this well-deserved prize. The partnership with Fota Island Adventure is a natural fit for us and we’re excited to see what new projects they’ll be bringing on board in 2018.”

Hidden in the woods along the shoreline of Fota Island, part of the natural surroundings of Fota Island Resort, Fota Island Adventure is the perfect setting for a day packed full of excitement.

Whether it’s a family trip, a solo visit, a corporate retreat or a school tour, there is something for everyone at Fota Island Adventure. From water sports such as kayaking and orienteering, and forest activities like obstacle courses, bushcraft and finding the sniper – your adrenaline rush awaits.

Our award-winning team development package is delivered by expertly trained instructors, with many being current and ex-members of the Irish army, and this professional team put together a range of daily activities and bespoke packages designed to stimulate, challenge, build confidence and provide hours of fun!

Contact Fota Island Adventure for further information on +353 21 465 2004  or

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