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IRFU Staff List

Chief Executive: Philip Browne

P.A. to C.E.O. & IRFU Hospitality Manager: Louise Hart


Chief Operating Officer: Kevin Potts

Head of Operations: Gerard Carmody

Head of Legal & Compliance: Declan McPhillips

Women's RWC Tournament Director: Garrett Tubridy

Operations Executive: Jean Casey

Operations & Events Manager: Declan O'Brien

Match & Safety Coordinator: Sean O'Connell

Travel Coordinator: Geraldine Armstrong

Logistics Manager: Tony Doody

Logistics Assistant: Alistair Lloyd

Kit & Logistics Coordinator: John Moran

Logistics Coordinator: Paddy Jones

Receptionist: Avril Moran

Receptionist: Eimear McCusker

Administrator: Eugenie Thornton


Head of Human Resources: Aileen Bailey

HR Generalist: Eoin Ward


Performance Director: David Nucifora

P.A. to Performance Director: Cathy McGonigle

Business Intelligence Analyst: Claire Wallace

Director of Rugby Development: Scott Walker

Director of Women's and Sevens Rugby: Anthony Eddy

Rugby Administration Manager: Gordon Black

Domestic Game Coordinator: Tanya Abbas Curran

High Performance Manager: Colin McEntee

National Age Grade Manager: Hendrik Kruger

Head of Technical Direction: Stephen Aboud

Training Manager (Rugby Dept.): Colin Moran

Club & Game Programme Executive: Caitriona Bergin

Women's and Girl's Development Executive: Nora Stapleton

Student Rugby Executive: Eoin Hogan

Performance Analyst: Vincent Hammond

National Women's Sevens Dev. Coach: Stanley McDowell

Performance Nutritionist: Nóra NíFhlannagáin

Participation Rugby Manager: Mark Connolly

Participation Rugby Operations Manager: David Keane

Participation Rugby Officer: Michael Coughlan

Participation Rugby Administration: Justin Deegan

Participation Rugby Operations Officer: Dudley Philips


Head of Medical Services: Rod McLoughlin

First Aid & Injury Prevention Co-ordinator: Shane Mooney

Fitness & Medical Administration: Niamh Nash

Performance Nutritionist: Ruth Wood-Martin

Head of Fitness: Dave Clark


Referee Performance Manager: Dave McHugh

Referee Development Manager: Dave O'Brien

Referee Development Manager: Peter Fitzgibbon

Referee Development Manager: David Wilkinson

Referee Development Officer: Sean Gallagher

Referee Development Analyst: Gary Conway

Referee's Administrator: Julie Moran

Referee's Administrator: Neysa Herity


National Team Coach: Joe Schmidt

National Team Manager: Michael Kearney

Assistant Coach, Forward: Simon Easterby

Technical Resource Coach: Greg Feek

National Team Skills Coach/National Academy Coach: Richie Murphy

National Team Strength & Conditioning Coach: Jason Cowman

National Team Technical Analyst: Mervyn Murphy

Performance Analyst: Vincent Hammond

Kit & Logistics Coordinator: John Moran


Director of Commercial & Marketing: Padraig Power

Director of Communications: Stephen McNamara

Digital Marketing & Customer Relationship Manager: Barry Cunningham

Sponsorship Brand Manager: Christina Smyth

Media & Communications Officer: David Ó'Síocháin

Media Officer: Maria Boland

Marketing Executive: Maud O'Callaghan


Team Services Manager: Nicola Lyons

Team Services Department Coordinator: Sinead Bennett

Team Services Department Coordinator: Nicola Lyons

Team Services Department Coordinator: Rory Wilson

Team Services Department Coordinator: Carmel O'Dwyer

Senior Team Services Executive: Joan Breslin


Director of Finance: Conor O'Brien

Management Accountant: Sharon Coffey

Financial Accountant: Fiona O'Flaherty

Payroll Administrator: Gary Oak

Funds Administrator: Aisling Gilroy

Accounts Assistant: Lindsey Murphy

Accounts Assistant: Conor Malone

Administrator - Charitable Trust: Linda Black


Ticket Office Manager: Sheena Hickey

Assistant Ticket Office Manager: Conor Drudy

Assistant Ticket Officer: Carl O'Brien

Assistant Ticket Officer: Sandra Twyford


IT Manager: Sid Carmody

Application Support Analyst: Thomas O'Grady

IT Administrator: David Glasgow

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