Appointed Chairperson to the IRFU Charitable Trust in November 2022. Joined the Charitable Trust in 2010 as Head of Fundraising. Previouly Head of Sponsorship Diageo Ireland and currently Marketing Consultant Sponsorship and Communications. Keen follower of sports in general – a lifelong supporter of Irish Rugby.
Head of Care
Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon Sports Surgery Clinic Santry. Dean Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine RCSI 2017-2019. Member IRFU Charitable Trust Committee since 2001. Chair Care Subcommittee of The Trust since 2011. Committed advocate for player welfare in sport and active supporter of research in this area.
Head of Finance
Billy, a retired executive director of the AON group, is a life member of Old Wesley RFC and a long term supporter of Leinster and Ireland rugby. Apart from rugby his other interests include hillwalking, movies, music (all types) and gardening.
Events & Office Manager
Linda has worked at the IRFU since 1988 when she became the first receptionist, and then worked in Accounts & Payroll until 2007. Linda has been solely with the Trust since 2009 and has enjoyed getting to know each of our injured players and organising our events. In her spare time you will find her in the garden.
Since joining the Charitable Trust Team in 2018 Bríd has found the task of fundraising for our injured players an extremely rewarding role.
The responsibility of ensuring the injured players regularly receive the care packages and benefits of the Trusts hard work is a role Bríd is honoured to fulfil.
Sharon joined the Finance department of the IRFU in January 2003 and started helping out in the Charitable Trust shortly after. She looks after the financial reporting and audit for the Trust and also enjoys helping out at our fundraising events.
Branding and Communications
Massive supporter of all things rugby. Works closely with the fundraising and events team, as well as our sponsors and media partner. Helping to get the Charitable Trust’s name out there in support of those who have been seriously injured playing the game we love.
The IRFU Charitable Trust is a Charity which helps seriously injured players.
Republic of Ireland Charity No. CHY 6120.
Northern Ireland Charity No. XR 87763.
10-12 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
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