• Healy and McElhinney deliver on memorable day in Mallusk

  • Abbotstown set for high octane National Indoors

  • Irish Life Health National Senior Indoors Entry List

  • Ireland’s brightest young athletes set for Athlone

  • McDaid to coach Team Europe as McCormack looks to continue fine form

Regional Development Team

The Development Team is responsible for participation and club development programmes as well coaching education.

  • Our Development Team’s main areas of responsibility are:
  • Little Athletics – a development programme for children between 5-10 years old
  • Fit4Life – a programme for recreational runners and other adult participation initiatives
  • Delivering coaching education through the Athletics Leader, Assistant Coach and Level 1 programmes
  • Liaising with the Regional Coaches to deliver Regional Squads
  • Club Support Scheme
  • Providing assistance to new clubs including provision of equipment and coach education
  • Liaising with clubs and County  Boards to help them to achieve their goals
  • Liaising with other sports development bodies such as Sports Partnerships and local Councils

Region: Laois, Carlow, Westmeath, Kildare and Dublin

Contact: Pat Ryan, Director of Development
Tel: +353872621310




Region: Louth, Meath, Dublin and Wicklow

Contact: Daniel Kilgallon, Regional Development Officer



Region: Limerick, Kerry, Cork, Tipperary

Contact: Steven Macklin, Regional Development Officer
Tel: +353876335565


Region: Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Offaly, Longford and Clare

Contact: Paul McNamara, Regional Development Officer
Tel: +353872693675


Region: Wexford, Kilkenny, Waterford and Tipperary

Contact: Colin Byrne, Regional Development Officer
Tel: +353 87 0632326


 Region: Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan and Monaghan

Contact: Paul McKee, Regional Development Officer  



Region: Cork

Contact: David Matthews, Regional Development Officer                                                                                           



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