Neptune in Cork were the first ever Irish Civilian Basketball Team, founded just after World War II when the first gyms outside of Defence Force facilities were built. Reference: 
 Kieran Shannon (2022) “Hanging From the Rafters”.
Irish Basketball Teams
Ireland National & Representative Teams; Men’s National Basketball League Teams
All-Time Record [ Season Results & Roster ]
Ireland 1 Women’s Basketball Teams Special Olympics (Editions): [ Los Angeles 2015 ]
Hibernia EuroBasket Men’s NBL Representative Team [ 2015-16 ]
Galway Democrats [ 1991-92 ]