About the Staff Sports and Social Club

Staff Sports and Social Committee 2023

The committee for 2023 was recently appointed and the details of all members are below. 

Position Member
Chair Aoife Dowling
Treasurer David Waldron
PRO Gerry Moloney
Secretary Aoife Ni Neill
Ordinary Committee Members JP Quinn
  Vince Gallagher
  Pat Cotter
  John Nyhan
  Kate O' Brien
  Michelle Whyte

Along with this, the following members were nominated by their respective clubs. 

Club or Society Society Representative
Mna  Siobhan Lucey or Margaret O' Grady
Golf Willie Weir
Dance Eduardo Vyhmeister
Retired Staff Eleanor O' Connor or Vince Gallagher
LGBTQ+ Mary O' Rourke
Fantasy Football Damien Butler
Athletic Club Ger Mannix
Book Club Aoife Dowling
India Alumni Lekha Menon Margassery
Chess Akshay Ranade
Yoga and Meditation Claire-Louise Nesdale
Physics  John Cuffe
Soccer Gerry Moloney


About the Staff Sports and Social Club

Welcome to the web pages of the Staff Sports and Social Club. This club was established on the 25th October 2006 to:

  • Contribute to the overall health and wellbeing of staff in UCC;
  • Provide opportunities for new and current staff to interact with other staff in a social environment;
  • Generate a greater sense of community in UCC;
  • Devise and implement a programme of social and sports activities for staff and;
  • Support staff clubs and societies in UCC.

On this website you will find up-to-date information on the Club, the Club committee, staff Clubs in UCC, news of past events and what's planned for the coming year. Membership of this Club is at the nominal fee of €2.50 per month. If you would like to become a member of the Club, please download the membership form.

The Club Committee can be contacted at staffsportsandsocialclub@ucc.ie 

For a list of our current, future and past events, visit the Events Section

Committee Membership 2021

Name Department/Office Role in Committee  
Michelle Whyte Student Experience Chairperson  
Aoife Ni Neill                         Academic Secretariat Secretary  
Dave Waldron Food & Nutritional Sciences Treasurer  
Vince Gallagher Tyndall National Institute Clubs & Societies Rep  
Gerard Moloney Dept of Anatomy PRO  
Moira Keegan Careers Services Social Media Co-Ordinator  
Kate O'Brien College of SEFS Committee Member  
Ger Mannix Applied Social Studies Committee Member  
JP Quinn Visitors' Centre Committee Member  
Imelda Sheehan Buildings & Estates Committee Member  
Gerard Moloney                       Dept of Anatomy                               Committee Member  
John Nyhan                               General Services                                Committee Member  
Pat Cotter                                 General Services                                Committee Member  
Eleanor O’ Connor                  RSA Committee Member  
Kieran Ronan                          Buildings & Estates                             Committee Member  
Margaret Dunlea Biochemistry Committee Member  
John Herbert Computer Science Committee Member  
Damian Butler Mature Students Office Committee Member  
Bríd Drake Nursing and Midwifery Committee Member  
Órla O'Regan Nursing and Midwifery Committee Member  
Robert Connellan Marketing and Communications Committee Member  
Mary O'Rourke Teaching and Learning Committee Member  
Akshay Ranade Mathematical Sciences Committee Member  

Members of the committee can be contacted by email through sportsandsocial@ucc.ie  


The UCC Staff Sports and Social Club was established on the 25th October 2006 and a Management Committee was appointed to progress the work of the Club. The Constitution containing the rules and regulations of the Club was approved by the Management Committee on the 9th November 2006.

Download the Staff Sports and Social Club Constitution

Staff Sports and Social Club

Club Spóirt agus Sóisialta na Foirne