Official Connacht GAA Website

Official Website of Connacht GAA

Committees & Personnel

Games Managers

In the province of Connacht there are five counties, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo. Each county has a games manager responsible for the promotion of all aspects of Gaelic games within that county and manage the staff working for the county board and provincial council within each county. The provincial games manager promotes and oversees the objectives and policies of the GAA nationally and provincially and ensures that they are carried out to the betterment of the association as a whole.

Provincial games manager:

Cathal Cregg
Connacht GAA Centre, Bekan, Cloonacurry, Claremorris, Co Mayo.
(094) 9630335

Connacht hurling director:

Damien Coleman
Connacht GAA Centre, Bekan, Cloonacurry, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

Connacht strength & conditioning officer:

Daniel Forde
Connacht GAA Centre, Bekan, Cloonacurry, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

Galway games manager:

Dennis Carr
Ionad Peil na Gaillimhe, Loughgeorge, Co Galway.

Leitrim games manager:

Thomas Keenan
Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim

Mayo games manager:

Billy McNicholas
MacHale Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo                          

Roscommon games manager:

Willie Hegarty
Roscommon GAA Offices, Astor Building, St. Ciaran’s Road, Roscommon, F42 R263

Sligo games manager:

Liam Og Gormley
Sligo GAA Office, Aughamore near, Carraroe, Co. Sligo.

Connacht GAA Coaching Committees

Connacht Coaching & Games Development:

Padraig McGourty (Cathaoirleach), Cathal Cregg, (Runai), Damien Coleman, (Director of Hurling, Connacht), Paddy O’Gríofa (Galway), Paul Murphy (Leitrim) Declan Reilly (Mayo), David McDonnell (Roscommon), Peadar Niland, (Sligo), Dennis Carr (Games Manger, Galway), Thomas Keenan (Games Manager, Leitrim), Billy McNicholas, (Games Manager, Mayo), Willie Hegarty, (Games Manager, Roscommon), Liam Gormley, (Games Manager, Sligo), John Prenty (Runai, Comhairle Connacht).


Connacht Coach Education:

Brian Henry, (Cathaoirleach), Adrian Hassett, (Runai), James Mitchell, Mark Heslin, Aaron McGowan, Ross Donovan, Damien Coleman, Damien Curley, Peter Carney, Damien Martin, Michael Fitzmaurice, Padraic Walsh, Kevin Johnson, Cathal Cregg.

Connacht County Coaching Officers

Paddy O’Gríofa
Paul Murphy
Declan Reilly


David McDonnell
Peadar Niland