Joan O’Flynn has been appointed as the new Ard Stiúrthóír of the Camogie Association.
The Cork native becomes the Association’s third full-time Ard Stiúrthóír following Sheila Wallace and Sinéad O’Connor. O’Flynn takes over from Mary O’Connor who has been acting Ard Stiúrthóír for the past fifteen months and will now resume her role as Director of Camogie Development.
President of the Camogie Association Aileen Lawlor said:
“We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Joan O’Flynn as our new Ard Stiúrthóir and I look forward to working with her. She has served camogie with distinction over many years and I know she will bring the same passion and energy to her new role. I would also like to thank Mary O’Connor for her great work and commitment for the past year and more.”
Joan O’Flynn is a former President of the Camogie Association. She was educated at St Mary’s Midleton, U.C.C and U.C.D, graduating with a Master’s Degree in Equality Studies. She has previously worked for Combat Poverty and with the Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs.