Thursday October 1, 2020

SBP Editorial: Time to tighten up governance of Irish sport

Too much power consolidated in the hands of one person is a recipe for disaster

30th October, 2016

It’s only a game. That’s the refrain for everyone involved in sport. Don’t take it too seriously. It’s not life or death.

That may be true for the participants, but for the people involved in the governance of sport – the chief executive, the board members, the administrators, the secretaries – it’s not just a game.

Running sporting organisations in Ireland requires the setting-up of...

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