The Ladies Gaelic Football Association currently employs 21 full time staff. 12 of whom are based in Croke Park and and 9 of whom are based at various locations around the country.

 

Chief Executive Officer: Helen O’Rourke

Helen took up the position of CEO of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA)  in 1997 after a term as President. As CEO she is responsible for the day to day running of the Association and for the management of all employed staff. Helen can be contacted at info@lgfa.ie

Operations and Planning Manager: Paula Prunty

Paula started working for the LGFA in 2003 and worked as National Development Manager until January 2018. She is responsible for managing operational staff and the implementation of the LGFA Strategic Plan. Paula is also National Children’s Officer. Paula can be contacted at paula.prunty@lgfa.ie

National Development Manager: Lyn Savage

Lyn worked as National Development Officer for LGFA since 2007 and recently took up the position of National Development Manager since January 2018. She is responsible for the overall development and implementation of all development initiatives and programmes within the Association. Lyn manages the development team and can be contacted at lyn.savage@lgfa.ie

 

Commercial and Communication Manager: Jackie Cahill

Jackie started with LGFA in November 2017 and had been a well know gaelic games reporter prior to that and a regular contributor to Peil Magazine.  Jackie will oversee the continued development of the LGFA’s Commercial and Communications strategy, with the Association aiming for further growth in the coming years and can be contacted at jackie.cahill@lgfa.ie

 

National Finance Officer: Maire Ni Mhaoilchiarain

Maire started working with the LGFA in 2008. Working in conjunction with the National Treasurers, Maire deals with the daily finances of the Association and she is also the National Registrar, which involves the processing of all the associations registrations. She can be contact at maire.nimhaoilchiarain@lgfa.ie in relation to any registration queries.

Injury Fund Co-ordinator: Rosemary Coyle

Rosemary started working with the LGFA in 2008. Working in conjunction with the National Registrars she administers the Injury Fund. This involves processing and paying any received claims.  She can be contacted at rosemary.coyle@lgfa.ie in relation to any injury queries

National Games Administrator: Karen Togher

Karen Togher started working with the LGFA in 2010. Karen works in conjunction with the National Fixtures Commitee and is responsible for the administration and co-ordinaton of all national fixtures of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association and can be contacted at karen.togher@lgfa.ie

Programme Officer: Aislinn Harkin

Aislinn has been working for LGFA since summer 2011. She was previously the coaching officer but now plays a key role in supporting third level colleges,  the implementation of the Association’s Code of Ethics and the point of contact with some sponsors. She can be contacted at aislinn.harkin@lgfa.ie

Office Administrator: Deirdre Hiney

Deirdre started working with LGFA since the start of 2018 and is the first point of contact in head office for administrator answering queries and assisting with any information required. She was the first chairperson of the Glo/Herts county board in Britain and has moved to Dublin. Deirdre can be contacted at info@lgfa.ie 

 

National Development Officers: William Harmon, Aisling Doonan, Niall Mulrine and Clare Dowdall.

Working under the National Development Manager Lyn Savage the role of the NDO is to assist in the development and implementation of all  development initiatives of the Association. Each National Development Officer has a remit area:

Coach Education: William Harmon and he can be contacted at william.harmon@lgfa.ie

Growth and Participation: Aisling Doonan and she can be contacted at aisling.doonan@lgfa.ie

Volunteer Development: Niall Mulrine and he can be contacted at niall.mulrine@lgfa.ie

Referee and Player Development: Clare Dowdall and she can be contacted at clare.dowdall@lgfa.ie

Development Support Administrator: Shauna McNutt

Shauna has been working for LGFA since January 2018. She is the administrator for all the coach and referee education programmes. She also provides support for the national development team in relation to their programmes and initiatives. She can be contacted at developmentsupport@lgfa.ie

 

Provincial Development Officers:

Each of the Provincial Development Officers are answerable to their respective provincial employers but are managed by the National Development Manager. They are responsible for the development and implementation of general games development within their province.

Connacht: Kathlyn Quinn. gdo.connacht@lgfa.ie

Ulster: Ciaran Murtagh. Ciaran.murtagh.ulster@gaa.ie 

Leinster: Suzi Bowen. gdo.leinster@lgfa.ie

Munster: Kate Harrington. gdo.munster@lgfa.ie

 

Provincial Administrators:

The four provincial administrators are responsible for the day to day running of the four provincial councils. They can be contacted on the details below.

Munster:  admin.munster@lgfa.ie

Connacht: Ita Hannon. admin.connacht@lgfa.ie

Leinster: Margaret Brennan admin.leinster@lgfa.ie

Ulster: Ronan McCarthy admin.ulster@lgfa.ie

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