Athletes Commission

2023 Athletes' Commission

  • Walks Representative: Brendan Boyce
  • Jumps Representative: Shane Howard
  • Throws Representative: Niamh Fogarty
  • Cross Country / Road Representative: Kerry O’Flaherty
  • Track Sprint Representative: Israel Olatunde
  • Track mid/long distance - Katie Kirk (Chair)
  • 6th Representative: Síofra Cléirigh Büttner 
  • 7th Representative: Kate Veale 
  • 8th Representative: Colin Quirke

The primary responsibilities of the Commission are:

  • To act as a voice for international athletes.
  • To ensure strong channels of communication are in place to ensure athlete specific issues are highlighted at the appropriate level of the organisation.
  • To support the work of the Athletics Ireland Board and organisation.
  • To ensure strong international athlete advocacy.
  • To provide an avenue for international athlete grievances to be considered.
  • To act as advocates for Athletics Ireland.
Useful Links
  • Athletes' Commission Terms of Reference (TOR) here
  • Email Athletes' Commission HERE
  • Join Athletes' Commission Mailing List HERE
  • Feedback form HERE

We look forward to the valuable contribution this group will make on behalf of all our international athletes.

- Athletics Ireland

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