Sport & Societies

Sports and Societies

The Sports Office facilitates students and their club and is responsible for the management of sports facilities in the Institute. A section in the office is dedicated solely for club members to work on club business, design posters, make phone calls, and access the internet. The Sports Office plays a key role in the life of MTU, assisting students in the running of clubs and interacting with people of similar interests. Sport in MTU is supported by:

Sports Officer
Sports and Societies Administrator
Sports and Societies Administrator
GAA Development Officer
Soccer Facilitator
Rugby Facilitator
Athletics Officer
Gym Supervisors


The Gym may be used by all full-time students and admission is free.

Monday – Friday: 7.00am – 9.00pm.

Saturday: 11.00am – 4.00pm.

Telephone: 021 433 5778.

MTU participates at the highest level of competition amongst the country’s third-level institutions and is a member of “Student Sport Ireland” (SSI). SSI is the Governing Body for Sports in Institutes of Technologies and Universities; its aim is to promote and develop third-level student sport in Ireland.

MTU has a broad range of sports clubs including field sports, indoor sports, water sports, and great outdoor sports. MTU’s excellently prepared sports grounds and facilities played host to numerous competitions throughout the year including schools’ matches, International Cork City Sports (Athletics), IDFPA Powerlifting National Championships, GOAL Mile, Munster and All-Ireland Schools & Universities Cross Country Championships. MTU provides training facilities for a number of teams including the Cork Senior Hurlers and Footballers, Cork Ladies Footballers, Cork Development Squads, Cork City Soccer and Munster Rugby.


How to Join a Club

Sign up on Sports Day on Tuesday 17th September 2019 in Nexus, the Student Centre, Bishopstown Campus. Each club will have a stand on display with details and information on the activities of the club. Chat to existing members about what the club has to offer and sign up for free!


Sporting Highlights 2018-2019

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For the 2018/2019 academic year, 65 Sports Scholarships were awarded across 14 different sports to support and encourage the students to reach their full potential.


MTU is delighted to recognise such talented sports people from a broad range of sports including athletics, basketball, boxing, camogie, GAA, golf, handball, hockey, ladies football, orienteering, powerlifting, sailing, and soccer. MTU looks forward to helping each athlete achieve even more during their time in CIT and beyond. Our thanks to Munster GAA Council who sponsored eleven scholarships

To underline its commitment to Sport, MTU annually awards Sports Scholarships to a wide range of sports for Seniors and First years (Freshers). The Sport Scholarships range in value from €500 to €1,250. It is expected that those awarded the Scholarship will have high levels of achievement in their chosen sport and a full involvement and participation in this sport at the Institute.


Closing date for applications is 5pm, Thursday 26th September 2019. See below on how to apply.

The service benefits to the recipients include access to CIT Sports Facilities including the Elite Gym & Weights Room, Sports Education Talks & Workshops and a Mentoring Support Network. These Scholarships provide valuable assistance to students in their quest for sporting excellence.


Application for a CIT Sports Scholarship is restricted to students that have met the MTU admission requirements through the CAO system and are enrolled on a programme of full-time academic study at MTU. If you believe you are of the calibre to receive a Sports Scholarship, we would encourage you to apply. 


Scholarship Application Forms

Applicants must have enrolled on a full-time academic course at MTU before applying for a Sports Scholarship.

Closing date for application: 5.00pm Thursday 26th September 2019

Application forms are available from the MTU Sports Office, or you can download the forms below.