With the excellent sports facilities available at ITB, the level of student participation and club membership has increased each year. We look forward to a successful year for all our clubs, many of which will be competing at intervarsity level.
Involvement in societies is a great way to meeting new people while developing more interests. A number of societies are already established in ITB, and there's always room for more! The Student Union offers assistance to students interested in establishing new societies so please get in touch with them if you have any new ideas. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
List of Clubs :
Athletics / GAA / Soccer / Futsal / Pool / Basketball / Swimming / Athletics / Mixed Martial Arts / Rugby / Ultimate Frisbee / Badminton / Boxing / Golf / Olympic Handball / Ski
List of Societies :
Computer Society / LGBT / Film / Photography / Golf / Poker / Music / Surfing / Dynamic in Christ / Islamic / Geocaching / Dance / Airsoft / Horticulture
One of ITB’s largest clubs consisting of men’s senior football, fresher’s football, ladies football and men’s hurling. The mens senior football team reached the championship final in Maynooth losing out by one point. The ladies team won the Division 4 league.
A large club with a great following consisting of two men’s teams and a ladies team. The men’s teams compete in the CFAI league and cup where they reached a league final last year. The ladies team won the Division 2 regional league beating Trinity College in their final match.
Another large club that organises internal leagues among ITB students each semester in the Sports Hall. This club is becoming more popular and there are also day long tournaments held during both Freshers and RAG week. Each year a representative team is chosen to compete in the intervarsities for ITB.
The pool club organises and promotes internal leagues on campus each semester. The pool tables are situated in the student common room and are available to all students at all times. Out of these leagues an ITB team is chosen to represent the college in the CUSAI league.
The club consists of both men’s and ladies teams who compete in the ICBA leagues and cups. The ladies team won the B intervarsity which was held in Galway. Both teams play in the Division 2 league. Members are coached twice a week by an experienced national league basketball coach.
Club members train twice a week with an experienced coach to compete in intervarsity events at the National Aquatic Centre (NAC) which includes water slides, diving boards and a 50 metre pool. NAC Vouchers can be purchased from the Sports Office.
The athletics club was re-introduced to the college in 2010 with twelve new members. Simon Ryan took home a bronze medal from the national cross country championships held in Cork and eleven students competed in the outdoor track and field championships held at Santry Stadium in April.
Mixed Martial Arts
The mixed martial arts club train once a week on campus with a qualified instructor. Levels range from beginners to advanced with the more experienced members of the clubs competing for the college in intervarsity events
This club is becoming more and more popular every year. Members train and play home games in Coolmine. They currently play in the Division 3 league. The club caters for beginners to experienced players who have represented both Ireland and Leinster at various levels.
One of our newest clubs with both men’s and ladies teams. They compete at intervarsity level where colleges are divided up into divisions and play in a blitz format league four times a year. Our teams reached the finals which were held in Belfast last year.
This is one of our newest clubs with three new members that competed for the college last year. They took part in the novice and intermediate championships taking home two silver medals.
This society caters for the elite golfers in the college. The top players are picked to represent the college on a national stage. Last year our team won the shield event in Carton House.
This club is only newly set up and caters for all levels. CUSAI run competitions on a blitz format against other colleges each semester. Last year the college played in three of these taking home a bronze medal.
32 Students travelled to Andorra in January for our ski trip. The students ranged from beginners to advanced.
An efficiently run society which was the first club or society set up in ITB way back in 1999. This club has 12 computers which runs LAN games on campus in the student common room. They have their own website cs.itbsu.ie. where you will find up to date info on all the other clubs and societies in ITB.
A fun society where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and straight students meet & socialise together. This society won the Best New Society in a small college at the 2011 BICS National Society Awards. To become an official member of LGBT ITB email us your name and student number at : email@example.com
The Film society creates low budget films, last year the film society created a Zombie film which was a fun to watch as it was to make.
The golf society caters for all levels of golfers from beginners to experienced members. The vast majority of their budget is spent on professional tuition to prepare any member for their regular outings all over Dublin and surrounding counties. This club also competes in the CUSAI league and championships provided the competitors have a low handicap.
This society holds regular poker tournaments both on campus and off. It also travels to other colleges across Ireland to compete in intervarsity competitions. The poker society caters for every level of player.
This society has their own room and instruments in the college. Future plans for this society include performing at social events for the college on a regular basis.
SurfSoc ITB is the newest, most exciting, unique, and fun society ITB has to offer. We provide students with the opportunity to learn a new exciting sport and also the chance to get away with college friends on regular trips throughout the year.
This society is set up for students who enjoy horticulture. We will promote social gatherings for the botanics students.
Winning Society of the year 2010 PhotoSoc is one of the largest societies in ITB creating many events durring the year. A society for anyone interested in photography from beginners to experienced amateurs we will organise monthly exhibitions and competitions, days out and occasional weekends away.Check out their website http://itbphotosoc.jimdo.com/
Dynamic in Christ Society
A fun club that aims to gather chirstians and non-christians together. Share testimonies and enjoy freedom in Christ.
A non political affiliated society is run by a group of ITB students elected by students annually. Their activities/events are planned to the student/staff of ITB.
Treasure Hunting using GPS Co-ordinates. A list of all Geocaches "treasures" are found on the website geocaching.com. Members of the society will pick a GPS Co-ordinate from the website and try to find ther cache at the specific spot.
The dance society has been set up for people who love to dance. The dance society runs weekly classes in different styles of dance, mainly hip-hop and salsa. The dance society aim to compete in competitions against other colleges.
The Airsoft society aims to organise subsidised Airsoft events, promote Airsoft as a sport, facilitate the Airsoft community on campus and compete in intervarsity Airsoft events.