Our website uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience, analyse site traffic, personalise content, and serve targeted advertisements. Please visit our Cookie Policy page for more information about cookies and how we use them.

About

The key aim of the local sports partnerships is to increase participation in sport and physical recreation and ensure that local resources are used to best effect.

The outcomes that Sport Ireland seeks from local sports partnerships are:

  • Enhanced planning of sport at local level
  • Increased levels of local participation, especially amongst specific target groups - older people, girls and women, people with disabilities, unemployed people and those who live in identified disadvantaged communities
  • Enhanced local coach deployment
  • Club development
  • Volunteer training
  • Local Directories of sports bodies and facilities
  • Better use of existing facilities
  • Clear priorities for local facility provision and improvement
  • School/club/community  - National Governing Body links
  • Local sports events

Board


The board of Longford Sports Partnership consists of representatives from statutory, voluntary and sporting groups.

SECTOR/ORGANISATIONMEMBERS
Elected Representatives

Cllr. Mick Cahill
Cllr. Gary Murtagh
Cllr. Peggy Nolan

Longford County Council CEPaddy Mahon
Health Service ExecutiveClodagh Armitage
Longford & Westmeath ETBNomination Sought
An Garda SiochanaNomination Sought
Longford Community Resources Clg.Adrian Green
Youth SectorBernadette Fagan
Facilities Rep.James O'Brien
Older Adults Rep.Sheila Mulleady
Disability Rep.Barney Steele
Sporting Rep. 1 / ChairpersonTony Headon (IRFU)
Sporting Rep. 2Susan Murphy (Aquatics)
Sporting Rep. 3Peter O'Reilly (GAA)
Sporting Rep. 4John Killane (Minority)
RAPIDFrank Horne


Staff

Sports Co-ordinatorSarah Mulligan

smulligan@longfordcoco.ie

086- 0446693

Sports AdministratorEileen Sorohan

sports@longfordcoco.ie

043 33 43495

Sports Inclusion Disability OfficerMichaela Farrelly 

mfarrelly@longfordcoco.ie

086-6021716

Community Sports Development OfficerDonal Mulligan

dmulligan@longfordcoco.ie

086 414 4968

Outdoor Sports & Diversity Inclusion Officer Michael Reilly 

mreilly@longfordcoco.ie

086 102 0680

FAI Development OfficerGraham Kane

graham.kane@fai.ie 

083 816 1353

Rugby Development OfficerAoghan Clarke 

longfordccro@leinsterrugby.ie 

087 672 7002

GAA Development OfficerEnda Gillen 

Community Sports Coordinator 

Drumlish Community Sports Hub 

Edel Murray

085 754 8083

coordinatordsh@gmail.com 

Community Sports Coordinator

St. Mary's Edgeworthstown Community Campus Clg.

Laura Doyle 

087-9083039

ldoylecommunitysportshub@gmail.com