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The LGFA ‘Laoch’ Programme aims to develop and upskill aspiring LGFA adult county players to increase their visibility and profile but also providing continuous professional development in relation to media and their position as a role model.


Who is the Programme for?

‘Laoch’ is aimed at adult county captains, vice captains and their leadership teams.


Why Should You Attend?

The profile of our game has increased rapidly over the past few years and it is essential that we provide the training and support required by our key models as they aspire to enhance communication and motivate and inspire others to get involved in sport. The training will also be delivered by experts in the field of media and leadership.


What are the Aims of the Programme?

By the end of this programme, Participants will:

  1. Be a voice for the importance of sport and promote the positive values
  2. Understand what makes a good leader and gain an insight into their personal leadership style
  3. Know how to motivate and inspire themselves, their teams and the next generation of future athletes
  4. Know how to develop a strong communication style
  5. Gain the skills required to increase their own profile and visibility through social and traditional media


When and Where in 2021?


Below is the schedule of modules and who they are aimed at:


  • My Leadership Style – 25th January
    • Michelle Ryan


  • TV Interview Tips – 3rd February
    • Gráinne McElwain


  • Print Media Preparation – 8th February
    • John Fallon


  • Shared Leadership Experiences – 15th February
    • Niamh Fahey


  • Team Building and Team Cohesion – 23rd February
    • Nadine Doherty


  • Communication and Dealing with Conflict – 1st March
    • Fionnuala McAtamney



What is the Cost per Participant?


It is free of charge for all players taking part.


How do I register?


The sessions are open to adult county players only and to register please CLICK HERE

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