Irene Hogan

Irene Hogan is a lecturer in the Department of Sport, Leisure & Childhood Studies in Munster Technological University (MTU) and a PhD candidate in Mary Immaculate College Limerick under the supervision of Dr. Richard Bowles and Dr. Niamh Kitching.

Irene’s area of research is women in coaching and in particular volunteer women coaches in the Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA). Having completed her MSc in Applied Sport & Exercise Science in 2012 and focusing on the role of gender in coaching in her thesis along with her background as a player, coach, committee member and coach developer within the LGFA she has a unique perspective and understanding of volunteer women coaches.

Irene’s coaching experience in both LGFA and camogie was predominantly with her club Bride Rovers in Cork and MTU Cork.



Munster Technological University
Cork & Kerry, IE

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