Officers / Committees

The work of the Irish Kennel Club is overseen by a General Purposes Committee, while voluntary committees enable the smooth running of the club in several key areas. These are the Field Trials Committee, the Green Star and Judges Committee, and the Agility, Obedience & Working Trials Committee.

President: Mr. Sean Delmar, ex-officio to all committees
Vice President: Miss Mary Crowley, ex-officio to all committees
Treasurer: Mrs. Rita McCarry-Beattie, ex-officio to all committees

General Purposes Committee

The General Purposes Committee of the Irish Kennel Club is elected by An Ard Chomhairle. It meets on a regular basis to discuss strategic issues facing the club and to oversee the club’s management. It is currently chaired by Mr N Hammond.

Field Trials Committee

The Field Trials Committee sets rules for and oversees regular field trials approved by the Irish Kennel Club. It is currently chaired by Mr B.O'Hara.

Green Star and Judges Committee

The Green Star and Judges Committee oversees the approval of judges, and also the regulations governing which dogs are regarded as the equivalent of a green star. It is currently chaired by Mr. C Beattie

Agility, Obedience & Working Trials Committee

The Agility, Obedience & Working Trials Committee governs the rules and approval of competitive events in agility and obedience. It is currently chaired by Mrs J. Owens Poole.