It's just been announced that Kieran Mulvey has been appointed as Chairman of the Irish Sports Council. The announcement was confirmed in a Statement by Minister for Tourism, Culture & Sport, Mary Hanafin TD.
Mulvey has been Chief Executive of the Labour Relations Commission since 1991 and recently Chaired the Croke Park Agreement negotiations. He has previously been General Secretary of the ASTI (Association of Secondary Teachers) and the Irish Federation of University Teachers. Mulvey has also served on the Irish Radio and Television Commission, the National Economic and Social Council as well as the ruling bodies of DCU and UCD.
Mary Hanafin TD, Minister for Tourism, Culture & SportI am delighted that Kieran Mulvey has agreed to become Chair of the Irish Sports Council. I am sure that his wide range of skills and experience will be of tremendous value to the Irish Sports Council as it works with the National Governing Bodies of Sport to increase participation in sport, improve standards of performance and ensure that best practice is followed in management, governance and operating procedures at all levels of Irish sport.