Sports boss warns of coaching brain drain

Kieran Mulvey says Ireland suffering a “hemorrhage” of top coaches

31st July, 2016
Kieran Mulvey is chairman of Sport Ireland Pic: RollingNews.ie

Irish sport is suffering a “hemorrhage” of top coaches and staff that could accelerate after the Rio Olympics, the chairman of Sport Ireland has warned.

“A considerable number of our staff have been poached by international bodies,” said the state agency’s chairman Kieran Mulvey in the wake of last week’s shock resignation of Irish Institute of Sport director Gary Keegan.

The departure of Keegan to the private...

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