Urban Programme Position Closing Date Extended 1 Week



closing date has been extended for 1 week


The Ladies Gaelic Football Association, founded in 1974 has in Ireland over 132,000 registered members. The game is played in countries across the world. Five Provincial Councils covering Ireland and Britain are responsible for running championships and competitions in their provinces.

To continue its development as one of the largest, fastest growing, active and dynamic sports in Ireland and in line with our strategic objectives for the next 2 years, the Association is looking to fill three positions of Urban Programme Officer, covering the following areas; Dublin, Munster and the Midlands/West. These posts are supported by the GAA.

Based in the respective area, reporting to the National Games Development Officer, you will be responsible for:

  • The delivery of a number of tailored and national programmes within your urban area focusing on promoting the programme to maximize participation, recruiting and training coaches with the intention of delivering high quality programmes,.
  • Working with local sporting partners to establish clubs in selected areas.
  • Meeting targets and implementing strategic policies and objectives as agreed by the management committee of the Association.


These posts are a critical component of the modernisation process of the Association. Successful candidates will have:

  • a third level qualification or equivalent in a subject which can be proven relevant to the post.
  • Minimum one year’s relevant experience within the last three years in a position which provided experience of delivering or involvement in sports related programmes either within an organisation or in a voluntary capacity
  • Demonstrable experience of organising events, with a record of working within the structures of a sporting organisation and excellent IT skills.

For a copy of the full job description and application form for these positions please contact:

Helen O’Rourke Chief Executive,

Ladies Gaelic Football Association,

Croke Park,

Dublin 3. Tel: (01) 8363156.

Email: info@ladiesgaelic.ie

Please be sure to provide your name and address, email and contact number in your correspondence to enable an application pack to be forwarded to you as soon as possible.

Please note that applications will only be accepted in hard copy by the Association.

Completed application forms must be received by the Association not later than 4.00pm on Monday 19th April 2010. Late applications will not be accepted.

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