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GAA Handball Launch exciting Strategic Plan

After more than a year of planning GAA Handball are delighted to launch their new Strategic Plan 2021-2025 which will guide the association to reach its ambitious goals over the next five years. The strategic planning process sought input from our members, staff and key stakeholders within our game. GAA Handball would like to thank everyone who provided input for this new strategic plan and we look forward to continuing to work with our clubs and volunteers all across the country in implementing our new strategic plan.

The strategic focus areas & goals for the strategic plan are 1. Club Development, 2. Participation & Growth, 3. Communications, Media & PR, 4. Governance, 5. Coaching & Development, 6. Women in Sport and 7. International.

Welcoming the plan, Larry McCarthy, President of The GAA stated: “There`s a great potential for the GAA to help GAA Handball help grow the numbers of participants”

At the Launch, Dessie Keegan, President of GAA Handball, was very excited about the future direction of our sport: “When people see some of the proposals we are bringing forward, we hope that people will be excited with the amount of Handball that is going to be coming!"

National Manager of GAA Handball, John Kelly stated: “I am delighted to welcome this exciting new strategic plan for GAA Handball that will guide us as an association through the next number of years. Following what has been an extremely tough year for all involved in the sport due to Covid-19 it is vital that we have a plan such as this to help restrengthen our sport and maximize our potential in the years ahead.”

OUR VISION is that everybody be welcomed to participate fully in our games and culture, that they thrive and develop their potential, and be inspired to keep a lifelong engagement with our Association. GAA Handball is a game for life where people of all ages can experience the terrific benefits of healthy pleasure, entertainment, competition and social integration while being an integral part of a thriving community.

Read Strategic Plan here