Name: Catherine O’Hara
Club & County: BridÝnÝ Ëga Co. Antrim
Occupation: Marketing & PR Consultant
All-Ireland Junior Final 1994 / 1998
Under 16 Final 1993
All-Ireland Schools Finals 1990’s
Gael Linn Senior/Junior Finals 1990’s/2000
All-Ireland Feile na Gael Finals 1999
Ulster Senior Championships County/Club 1983 – 2002
Ashbourne/Purcell Cup Finals between 1990-2000
Ulster GAA Writers Referee Of The Year Award 1994 (First Female in a mixed gender category)
All-Ireland 7’s finals 1990’s
Antrim County Teams 1981 – 1997
All Ireland Under16 finalists 1981
Numerous Ulster Underage, Junior, Senior & Maguire Cup medals
Ulster Gael Linn Goalkeeper
Clubs – Cushendun & Cushendall Co Antrim – Junior & Senior Club
Current position: Ulster Chairperson – outgoing
Vice-President – Camogie Association – out going – Ardchomhairle committee/
Resource management committee.
Ulster GAA Integration Committee
Ulster GAA Coaching & Development Committee
Ulster GAA Marketing & Communications Committee
National Referees Committee 1990’s
Ulster Referees Committee Chairperson 1990’s
Facilitator of Referees Courses & Administration Courses from 1990’s
Antrim Chairperson, delegate to Ulster Council, Antrim Secretary, PRO.
Club Chairperson, Vice Chair, Secretary, PRO, Treasurer from 1980’s
Other relevant Information
ò Coaching & Development – coached & managed successful club& Ulster Championship winning county (Under 14, Under 16, Minor, Junior & Senior) teams from 1990’s.
ò Ulster Gael Linn teams co-ordinator.
ò Set up initial Ulster Premier League Club structures leading to Intermediate and Mid-Ulster inter-county club competition.
ò Developed Primary & Secondary schools coaching in Antrim 1990’s.
ò Developed in Antrim & Ulster – Cup & Shield Competitions at all levels club & County.
ò Set up Antrim & Ulster website.
ò Improved marketing & Events managing of Ulster Finals with 300% attendance increase. Increased media coverage across all forums.
Established Ulster Coaching & Development Committee 2010.
Established Ulster Awards Lunch recognising achievement on and off the field at all levels. Including Senior, Intermediate, Junior & Young Player of the year. Best Programme, PRO and Volunteer recognition – 2010.