The Board of Paralympics Ireland has approved a number of sub committees to carry out necessary functions for the organisation. Each sub committee has its own Terms of Reference outlining their necessary activities. The current sub committees within Paralympics Ireland are:

The functional areas and membership of Paralympics Ireland subcommittees of the Board are as follows:


Audit and Risk Committee.

John Bolger – Chair

Lorcan Claffey

Áine Crotty

Rachael Kavanagh

Seamus O’Connor


Strategy Steering Committee:

Lisa Clancy – Chair & Board Member

John Fulham

Ruth Nic Aoidh

Larry Fenelon


Governance Committee:

Eimear Breathnach – Chair

Denis Toomey

Eileen O’Mahony

Áine Crotty


Athletes Commission

The purpose of the Athlete’s Commission is to give the athletes a forum to have an input into the preparation programmes of Paralympics Ireland before each Paralympic Games. It also provides a direct link for Paralympics Ireland to confer with athlete advocates on particular issues.


Current members of the Athletes Commission are:

Catherine Walsh – Chair and Board Member

Greta Streimikyte – Athlete Representative

Michael McKillop – Athlete Representative

Padraic Moran – Athlete Representative

Joe Markey – Athlete Representative

John Twomey – Athlete Representative

Martin Gordon- Athlete Representative


Terms of reference of the Athletes Commission can be found here.

To contact the Athletes Commission email ac@paralympics.ie


National Classification Committee (NCC)

The National Classification Committee was established to coordinate and develop the National Classification Programme on behalf of Paralympics Ireland.


The current members of the committee are:

Fintan O’Donnell

Ana Maia

Amanda Carty

Shane Conroy

Lisa Callaghan


Terms of reference of the NCC can be found here.


High Performance Advisory Group

Lisa Fallon – Chair

Eimear Breathnach

Denis Toomey

Liam Moggin

Dr. Joe Conway

Dave Malone

Neasa Russell


Boccia Ireland

The Boccia Ireland Committee is tasked with the governance and development of the sport of boccia in Ireland.  In accordance with the terms of reference, the primary aim is the creation of an autonomous independent National Governing Body for the sport of boccia operating in Ireland by 2021.

The current members of the committee are:

Denis Toomey (Interim Chair)

Padraic Moran

Damien Noonan

Patrick Flanigan

Lisa Callaghan

Peter Wiley

Denise O’Flaherty


The terms of reference for the Boccia Ireland committee can be found here.

Paralympics Ireland

Irish Sport HQ
Sport Ireland Campus
Dubin 15
D15 D462

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CHY Number


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Paralympics Ireland Title Sponsor

Paralympics Ireland International Partners

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