History of Judo
First JUDO Club was established in Dublin.
Second club was formed in Dublin.
Five clubs opened in Cork, Limerick, Galway, Belfast and Derry.
S. Kavanagh from Dublin earned the first black belt in Ireland.
The Irish JUDO Association was formed; it joined the EJU and IJF.
When JUDO was admitted to the Olympics, Ireland was represented in Tokyo by one man,
In the Munich OLYMPIC GAMES Ireland wasw represented by a full five-man team.