Ministerial meeting with OCI board members

Tuesday 12 September 2017

Today Minister Shane Ross TD met with Sarah Keane, President and Sarah O’Shea, Honorary General Secretary of the OCI to discuss ongoing reform within the OCI.

Minister Ross stated-

“I am very supportive of the efforts undertaken in recent months by the new board of the OCI and recognise the real progress made.

I am satisfied that the outstanding funding for 2016 was spent on athlete related activities and is in order for reimbursement.

With regard to funding for 2017 onwards, I will engage with the OCI and Sport Ireland in joint pursuit of continued progress in the months ahead.”

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