Mary O’Connor is chief executive of the Federation of Irish Sport. She is a former acting chief executive of the Camogie Association, holds 12 All-Ireland medals in camogie and ladies football, and is a driving force behind the 20x20 initiative.
Sat, 20 Oct, 2018
A member of staff at a prestigious private school has resigned after being filmed by an undercover reporter apparently discussing donations from a foreign family in return for a place for their child.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2016
One week on from Michael Conlan’s world championship final win, officials from the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) were last night preparing a defence for the increasing criticism launched at them following the resignation of Billy Walsh.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
A part-time marketing student in UCD, Conor Hogan is also High-Performance Director of the Irish Flying Disc Association. This body governs Ultimate Frisbee, a growing game in Irish colleges, and is seeking Irish Sports Council recognition.
Sun, 13 Sep, 2015
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association should act ‘quickly and decisively ‘ to resolve Billy Walsh’s future as head coach of Irish boxing’s High Performance Unity, according to Kieran Mulvey, chairman of the Irish Sports Council.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
Athletes who may have deprived Irish competitors of major championship medals in the past will be identified as drug cheats thanks to new testing techniques for retrospective violations, according to a global leader in the anti-doping movement.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
Katie Taylor made it clear yesterday she would prefer to turn her back on the professional ranks and fight to retain her gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games and the Bray boxer is expected to announce her final decision on her future within the next 10 days.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2012