Governance

Ireland Active is a not-for-profit trade body, accountable to its members and governed by a board of directors who are representative of the different areas of our sector stakeholder groups.

Board directors are nominated and elected by Ireland Active members and serve a three year term, subject to a maximum of 2 terms with a one year break, with 12 years the maximum term allowed to be served. Our constitution provides for gender balance and independent directors. Board directors are nominated and elected by Ireland Active members and serve a three year term. The Chairperson, Secretary, Company Secretary and Treasurer are appointed by the board members.

The executive staff team are responsible for the day-to-day running of Ireland Active, which is led by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Ireland Active Board of Directors

Joe Cosgrove (Chairperson) MD, Kingfisher Club Group – Public Sector

Clodagh Kilmurray (Secretary) CEO, Swan Leisure – Public Sector

Lorna Brady CEO, SPORTSCO – Private Sector

Liam Cunningham CEO, Athlone Regional Sports Centre – Public Sector

Michael Harrison Head of Sport, WIT – Education

Siobhan Tighe MD, Coral Leisure Group – Public Sector

Guy Thompson MD, Tonic Health & Day Spa Castleknock – Private Sector (Hotel)

Tina Dowling, CEO, The Watershed, Kilkenny – Public Sector
John Windle, Manager, WIT Arena, Waterford – 3rd Level Facility

Scott Walker (Director of Strategy and Technology, IRFU) Independent Director- IT, Governance and Strategy

Brendan Loughnane (Retail Area Manager, Ireland)- Independent Director- Communications and Public Affairs

Company Secretary: Clodagh Kilmurray

We are signed up to the Voluntary Code of Good Governance for the voluntary sector and are on the journey to achieving full compliance. For our Audited Accounts and AGM report please find below;

Our Constitution – Adopted AGM 2017

Our Audited Accounts 2019

Our Audited Accounts 2018
Our Audited Accounts 2017
Our Audited Accounts 2016
Our Audited Accounts 2015
Our Audited Accounts 2014

AGM Report 2019

AGM Report 2018
AGM Report 2017

Strategic_plan_2017-2020

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