Wednesday April 1, 2020

Curragh appoints Derek McGrath as new chief executive

Former rugby international to spearhead ambitious revamp

22nd March, 2016
Under starter's orders: Derek McGrath

The Curragh has announced the appointment of Derek McGrath as chief executive of the company which will own, operate and develop the racecourse and training grounds.

The qualified vet has a strong history of achievement in sport and leisure, most notably as chief executive of European Rugby Cup from 2000 to 2014.

McGrath, who also represented Ireland at senior international level in rugby, will take up the post on April 11 and will be in overall charge...

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