The annual Congress of Cumann Cam¾gaÝochta na nGael will take place at the Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary on Friday/Saturday March 27/28.
This is Liz’s final Congress as Uachtarßn marking the end of a hugely successful three-year tenure and the fact that it is being held in Liz’s home town is of immense pride to her.
Liz, who played camogie with her native Tipperary and Dublin, held various administrative posts in Camogie before going on to become PRO of the Tipperary GAA Board. She was GAA analyst on the first RT+ showing of the Sunday Game having previously worked on Sports Stadium and other sports shows.
Liz returned to Camogie in 2003 with President Miriam O’Callaghan. She served as a member of the Management Committee and was elected as Uachtarßn at Congress in Tullamore in 2006 – making her the first
There are many highlights to Liz’s term as President:
Only this week Liz saw the launch of the Coaching Education Courses – the Foundation Course æCamßn Get a Grip’ and the Level 1 æCamßn get Hooked’. She has also overseen the revitalisation of the game in counties like Mayo, Kerry, Donegal and
Another major achievement during her presidency is the playing of the All Ireland U21 hurling final alongside the Gala All Ireland Senior and Junior Camogie finals in
She has seen the administrative structure in
Funding from the Irish Sports Council has increased during Liz’s term. Also of great joy to the Uachtarßn is the activity day allocated to Camogie in
Recently, Liz oversaw her third Media Awards, which are sponsored by RT+ and are held in conjunction with the late Mick Dunne.
Congress dinner will be held on Saturday night in the
Congress weekend begins with a Civic Reception hosted by Nenagh Town Council at 6pm on Friday.