- Is the National Paralympic Committee for Ireland, recognised by the International Paralympic Committee.
- Is an umbrella body of sporting organisations in Ireland providing programmes in sports on the Paralympic Games programme.
- Currently has 15 affiliated members.
- Is a company limited by guarantee. Our company registration number is 6359700K.
Download the Memorandum and Articles of Association here.
View the latest Certificate of Incorporation here.
- Is a registered charity in the Republic of Ireland. Our Charity number is CHY13420
View our Charity confirmation letter here.
- Paralympics Ireland is fully compliant with the Governance Code for Sport and has been included on the Register of Organisations in Compliance with the Governance Code for Sport. To see the register click HERE
- The nominated delegates are also responsible for representing their organisation at Annual and Extraordinary General Meetings. The members are responsible for approving the organisations strategic plan, annual report and audited annual accounts.
- The Financial year end is December 31st and the AGM must be convened by May 31st each year.
- Our most recent Annual Report and Audited Annual Accounts are available by clicking here.
Non-Executive Board of Directors:
- The Board of Directors are responsible for policy formulation and compliance with our obligations under company law.
- The Board currently consists of the following positions:
- President, two Vice-Presidents and a Finance Officer directly nominated by and elected by the members.
- Athletes Representative directly elected by Paralympics Ireland’s Athletes Commission.
- Independent Directors appointed by the board recruited via Boardmatch Ireland.
- The current board of Directors are:
- Ms, Eimear Breathnach, President
- Ms. Lisa Clancy, Vice-President
- Mr. Denis Toomey, Vice-President
- Mr. Tony Dignam, Finance Officer
- Mr. Lorcan Claffey
- Mrs. Catherine Walsh, Athletes Representative
- Mr. Larry Fenlon
- Ms. Eileen O’Mahony
- Mr. John Bolger
- Ms. Lisa Fallon
- All Board member terms are for four years commencing in the year immediately following a Summer Paralympic Games e.g. 2017-2021.
- Board members may serve a maximum of two terms in any single board position.
- To minimise conflicts of interest, Board members may not be an employee or a Board member of an affiliated member organisation.
- The executive staff team, led by the CEO, are responsible for implementing organisation strategy and policy as determined by the Board of Directors.
- The current executive staff team includes: (Click here to view staff profiles)
- Mrs. Ruth Nic Aoidh, CEO
- Mr. Dave Malone, Performance Director
- Ms. Neasa Russell, Sports Director
- Mr. Trevor O’Rourke, Head of Commercial and Fundraising
- Mr. Derek Kinnevey, Communications and Marketing Manager
- Mr. James Nolan, Head of Paralympic Athletics
- Ms. Ana Maia, Classification Coordinator
- Ms Natalie O’Callaghan, Finance Administrator
- Ms. Fiona Scally, Communications and Commercial Executive
- Ms. Sarah Hurley, Swimming Co-Ordinator
- Mr. Brian Hughes, Pathway Lead
- Mr. Richard Doyle, Performance Operations Manager
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