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The following are a list of the Ard Chomhairle National Voluntary Sub-Committees who form part of the Camogie Association and work in tandem with the Association to realise the objectives of its National Development Plan.

Ard Chomhairle, the Board of Directors of the Association are listed under Governance.

Resource Management Committee

Provide oversight of the Association’s budgeting, financial planning and reporting pro- cesses, and of the development and monitoring of internal controls and accountability policies.

Terms of Reference

Cathaoirleach: Patsy O’Keeffe (Treasurer, Ard Chomhairle)
Hilda Breslin (Uachtarán)
Sinead McNulty (Ard Stiúrthóir)
Brian Molloy (Connacht Chairperson)
Linda Kenny (Leinster Chairperson)
Deirdre McGrath (Ulster Chairperson)
Liam O’ Neill (RMC)
Catherine Neary (Kilkenny)
Marie Kearney (Secretary, Ard Chomhairle)
Ger Brown (Munster Chairperson)
Padraig Tierney (RMC)
Siobhan Cunniffe (Finance Manager)

Audit Committee

The purpose of the Audit Committee is to assist Ard Chomhairle to fulfil its audit and oversight responsibilities in relation to its financial reporting obligations, internal control systems, risk management systems and external audit functions.

Terms of Reference 

Sinead Devine (Chair, Roscommon)
Padraig Tierney (RMC, Kildare)
Geraldine Beattie Greene (Risk Committee, Roscommon)

National Competitions Committee

The Competitions Management Committee is responsible for the preparation of a draft fixtures schedule and implementation of the ratified master fixtures schedule for all competitions under the jurisdiction of Ard Chomhairle.

Terms of Reference

Cathaoirleach: Rachel Hogan (Tipperary)
Brendan Cooper (Dublin)
Marie Porter (Galway)
Michelle Smith (Cavan)
Caroline Halton (National Competitions Administrator)

Coaching and Games Development Committee

The purpose of the Coaching and Games Committee is to provide advice on policy and strategy in relation to a development approach supported by the provision of a Coach Education programme for the Association.

Terms of Reference

Cathaoirleach: Karen McCormack (Antrim) 
Orla Bambury
Barry Day
Brian Boyle (Tipperary)
Ailish Whitty
Joan Poland (Connacht)
James Heffernan (Youth Development Co-ordinator)

Volunteer and Officer Support Committee

The purpose of the Volunteer and Officer Devlopment Committee is to provide guidance and support in
relation to Officer training and Volunteer recruitment and retention across all units of the

Terms of Reference

Cathaoirleach: Anthony Cassidy (Tyrone)
Noeleen McCarthy (Westmeath)
Sinéad Duffy
Tracy McDonald (Staff)

All-Stars Committee

The purpose of the All Stars Committee is to provide nominations and select players
as per the All Star Selection Criteria ratified by Ard Chomhairle for the All Stars and
Soaring Stars.

Terms of Reference

Cathaoirleach: Jacqui O’Connor (Acting)
Ann Downey (Kilkenny)
Nuala Quirke (Carlow)
Marion Crean
Patricia O’Grady (Clare)
Breda Cunningham
Niamh Kilmartin

Child Welfare and Protection Committee

Cathaoirleach: Marie O’Brien (Roscommon)
Roberta Farrell (National Safeguarding Officer)
Liz O’Donohue (Leinster)
Kathryn Bradley (Ulster)
Anne Maire O’Gorman (Munster)

National Transfer, Hearings & Disciplinary Committee (NTHDC)

Cathaoirleach: Martina Donnellan (Wexford)
Mona O’Sullivan (Dublin)
Lorraine McCartan (Down)
Catherine Hoare
Mary Burke (Meath)
Anne Robinson

National Finals Appeals Committee (NFAC)

Cathaoirleach: Deirdre Mitchell Canning (Galway)
Róisin Walsh (Kildare)
Niamh Kilmartin

Post Primary 

Cathaoirleach: Brendan Williams
Michael Nash (Secretary)
Mairéad Ní Mhaoileóin (Vice Chair)
Proinnsias Creedon (Treasurer)
Teresa McAvinchey (Clarathoir)
Paul Beecher (OCP)
Ger Donovan (Oifigeach Forbartha)
Geraldine Clarke (Oifigeach na Leanaí)

Referees Committee

Owen Elliott
Mike O’ Kelly
Lizzie Flynn
Jenny Byrne

Risk Management Committee

The purpose of the Risk Committee is to provide centralised oversight and policy setting of
risk management activities and to advise Ard Chomhairle regarding important risks and related risk management activities

Terms of Reference

Cathaoirleach: Geraldine McGrath (Galway)
John Greene (Longford)
Tom Hayes (Dublin)
Geraldine Beetie Greene (Roscommon)
Siobhan Cunniffe (Finance Manager)

Governance Committee

The purpose of the Governance Committee is to ensure that there is a principled driven approach to bridging the gap between what must be done and what should be done for the good of the Association while ensuring compliance with Sport Ireland’s Code of Practice for Good Governance of Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations (CVC).

Terms of Reference

Cathaoirleach: Sheila O’Donohoe (Waterford)
Tom Daly (Donegal)
Grace McNamara (Limerick)
Niamh Kilmartin (Secretary)

Remuneration Committee

The purpose of the Remuneration Committee is to maintain a formal and transparent process for maintaining and implementing the Association’s remuneration policy for all of its staff.

Terms of Reference

Cathaoirleach: Marty McEvoy (Kildare)
Germaine Noonan (Dublin)
Roisín Hartley

NDP Implementation Committee

The committee will be responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and reporting progress on the National Development Plan, during its lifetime, from August 2020-April 2024.

Terms of Reference

Cathaoirleach: Paul Donnelly (Director)
Ambrose Curry (Specialist)
Liam Clancy (Servicing officer)
Donal Murphy (Provincial Delegate)
Ivor Lehane (County Delegate)
Anna-Marie McCarthy (Club Delegate)

National Development Plan Implementation Group 2018 – 2021

Sinéad McNulty (Ard Stiúrthóir)
Kathleen Woods (Uachtarán)
Louise Conlon (Technical Development and Participation Manager)
Hilda Breslin (Ard Chomhairle)
Geraldine McGrath (Ard Chomhairle)
Marion Graham (Ard Chomhairle)
Martin McAviney (Ard Chomhairle)
Ailish Whitty (Ard Chomhairle)
Mary O’Connor (Federation of Irish Sport)
Liam Harbison (Sport Ireland Institute)
Nickey Brennan (Kilkenny)

PR & Communications Committee

Cathaoirleach: Geraldine McGrath (Galway)
Geraldine Kinnane (Tipperary)
Maeve Healy (Roscommon)
Bríd McNamara (Clare)

Gill Waters/Ellen McManus (Staff)

National Clemency Committee

The purpose of the Clemency Committee is to hear appeals from members/units only in the
event of a period of suspension being or more than twelve months.

Terms of Reference

Filéas Ní Bhreasláin (Dublin)
Mary Moran (Cork)

THDC Training & Development Task Force
Joan O’Flynn
Richard Mulholland
Eilis Kavanagh

Terms of Reference

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