Flogas rolls out ‘Energy Behind the Athletes’ docuseries ahead of Paris 2024

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With Irish Athletics on an all-time high, Flogas, official energy partner of Team Ireland for Paris 2024 Olympic Games, has unveiled its multifaceted campaign, ‘Energy Behind the Athletes’, designed to amplify support for Team Ireland athletes while spotlighting the vital role of community support. As part of the campaign, a four-part monthly docuseries hosted on the Flogas website and YouTube channel is offering an intimate look into Team Ireland, the clubs and communities that inspire them, through the lives of athletes Gold medalist Ciara Mageean and Jordan Conroy.

Ciara Mageean is a middle-distance runner from Portaferry in Northern Ireland who specialises in the 1500 metres. She just won the 2024 European Athletics Championships gold medal at the distance, the first individual Irish European champion since Sonia O’Sullivan.

Integral to the ‘Energy Behind the Athletes’ campaign is Flogas’ enduring support for grassroots sports and community initiatives, reflecting its commitment to fostering local talent and camaraderie. Through a captivating docuseries presented by Irish Olympian David Gillick, viewers will be immersed in the inspiring journeys of Ciara Mageean and Jordan Conroy, delving into their upbringing and the communities that shaped them.

John Rooney, Managing Director, Flogas Ireland, said “In 2020, Team Ireland was represented by 116 athletes from 72 clubs and communities right across the country. In 2024 that representation will increase and that’s what makes Team Ireland so unique, it represents us all.  That’s why we were inspired to come on board with Team Ireland and through David Gillick, Ciara Mageean and Jordan Conroy, shining a light on the inspiring journeys of Team Ireland, their families and communities.  It’s what we pride ourselves on in Flogas, working with and being part of communities all over Ireland.”

Flogas, part of DCC plc, employs 350 people, with an energy portfolio of LPG, renewable electricity, natural gas, biogas, solar and related services for residential, SME and large commercial customers in ROI and Northern Ireland. Its business units include Clearpower, one of Ireland’s leading bioenergy companies, Budget Energy and Flogas Enterprise, formerly Naturgy Ireland.