BRANCHES

What is an Area Rep. and what are their duties and responsibilities?

There are nine area representatives, one for each area of the Irish Pony Club who attends Equine Executive Committee meetings of the Irish Pony Club to represent the views and wishes of their Branches. Their term is for three years and their duties include;

  • Area Representatives may organise and chair meetings for their Branch DistrictCommissioners.
  • A minimum of three meetings must be organised each year.
  • Ensure that the Ethos and the Rules of the I.P.C. are understood and observed by the Branches in the Area.
  • Ensure that the Branches are aware of and adhere to all statutory obligations, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Garda Vetting and General Data ProtectionRegulation.
  • Co-ordinate Area Training and arrange all aspects of the ‘B’ Test in the Area.
  • Visit the Branch rallies, camps, and training, observing these activities.
  • Organise and run the Area Qualifiers in co-operation with Branches.
  • Assist the I.P.C. Office with any Championship held in the area.
  • Attend all Championships, National Training Days, and the I.P.C. Conference.
  • Advise the Equine Executive Committee on the suitability of proposed DCs, proposed new Branches and applicants for overseas visits and other activities.
  • Handle complaints and manage transfer requests with the support of the Equine Executive committee and the I.P.C. Administrator.
  • Branch queries should first go to their Area Representative who will try to solve their query/issue.

Pony Clubs ( list All or by Area)

Select an Area below to see local branches

Araglen Branch

Co Cork
DC: Timmy McCarthy
Sec: Deirdre Daly
araglenponyclub@gmail.com

Beara Branch

Co Cork
DC: Julie O’Neill
Sec: Julie O’Neill
aonctb@yahoo.co.uk

Bray Hunt Pony Club

Co Wicklow
DC: Sarah McCraith
Sec: Tamsin Sandys
smccraith@me.com
087 8296337

Calliaghstown Pony Club

Co Dublin
DC: Assumpta Byrne
Sec: Conal O’Carroll
calliaghstownipc@gmail.com
087-2068176

Carbery Hunt Branch

Co Dublin
DC: Imelda Hayes
Sec: Tracy Fleming Hand
carberypclub@gmail.com

Carlow Hunt Pony Club

Co Carlow
DC: Louise O’Neill & Sandra Corrigan
Sec: Helen Tooher
carlowhuntponyclub@gmail.com
086 2372186

Cherry Orchard Branch

Co Dublin
DC: Fiona Cloke
Sec: Amanda Maher
fionacloke530@gmail.com
053 9244958

Clew Bay Branch

Co Mayo
DC: Fiona Bourke
Sec: Liza Mc Gowan
fionabourkewestport@gmail.com

Co. Cavan Branch

Co Cavan
DC: Martina O’Hanlon
Sec: Amanda-Jane Smith
amandajanebryant1@yahoo.co.uk

Co. Clare Branch

Co Clare
DC: Nicki Harvey
Sec: Marie-Therese Carroll
dc@clareponyclub.ie

Co. Galway Hunt Branch

Co Galway
DC: Michael McDonagh
Sec: Maeve Carty
cghponyclub@hotmail.com

Co. Longford Hunt Branch

Co Longford
DC: Patricia McDonnell & Eugene Kenny
Sec: Yvonne Finnegan
pyfin@hotmail.com

Co. Monaghan Branch

Co Monaghan

Duhallow Hunt Branch

Co Cork
DC: Michelle Archdeacon
Sec: Barbara Roche
michellearchdeacon@yahoo.ie

East Donegal Branch

Co Donegal
DC: Sharon Kelly
Sec: Donna Bonner
bonner.donna3@gmail.com

East Galway Branch

Co Galway
DC: Ruth Waldron
Sec: Suzanne Naughton
suznolan1@gmail.com

Galway Mid County

Co Galway
DC: Mary Corbett & Mary Corbett
Sec: Marese Walsh
maresewalsh71@gmail.com087

Golden Vale Hunt Branch

Co Dublin
goldenvalepc@gmail.com

Golden Vale Hunt Pony Club

Co Dublin
DC: Frank Nolan
Sec: Elaine Glasheen
goldenvalepc@gmail.com
087-9690171

Island Hunt Branch

Co Wexford
DC: Finola Byrne
Sec: Marie Mc Donald
island@irishponyclub.ie

Kildare Hunt Branch

Co Kildare
DC: Ruth Masterson & Una Holohan
Sec: Caroline Van Lonkhuyzen & Esther Dowling
khponyclub@gmail.com
087 2566328

Kilkenny Hunt Branch

Co Kerry
DC: Rachel Farrell & Thalia Smithwick
Sec: Claire Goodwillie
rmurphykk@yahoo.co.uk
+353 86 853...

Killinick Harriers Hunt Branch

Co Waterford
DC: Larry O’Keeffe
Sec: Helen Bates
laokeeffe053@gmail.com
053-9139140

Laois Hunt Branch

Co Dublin
DC: Peter Roe & Lorna Whelan
Sec: Sharon Maher
laois@irishponyclub.ie

Leitrim Branch

Co Leitrim
DC: Helen McLoughlin
Sec: Julie Quinn
jmquinn81@gmail.com

Louth Hunt Branch

Co Louth
DC: Sandra Cumiskey
Sec: Grainne Cronin
louthhuntponyclub@gmail.com

Meath Hunt Branch

Co Meath
DC: Gerald Brady & Tom Mullen
Sec: Kathryn Millington
office@meathhuntponyclub.ie

Moy Valley Branch

Co Mayo
DC: Aoife Rochford & Declan Cooke
Sec: Elaine Fahy
elainefahy1@gmail.com

Muskerry Hunt Branch

Co Cork
DC: Lene Aksoy & Lene Aksoy
Sec: Rebecca O’ Sullivan
muskerryponyclubcork@gmail.com.

Nenagh Branch

Co Tipperary
DC: Joanne Lynch
Sec: Tara Barry
nenaghpc12@gmail.com
0871956817

Newcastle Lyons Branch

Co Kildare
DC: Sinead Gleeson & Anita Blake
Sec: Aoileann Garavaglia Drion
sineadgleeson2@gmail.com / anitablake123@gmail.com
085 1746397

North Kilkenny Hunt Branch

Co Dublin
DC: Eimear Clarke
Sec: Yvonne Hoban
ejeanclarke@gmail.com
087 9375726

North Tipperary and Ormond Hunt Branch

Co Tipperary
DC: Kevin O’Meara T.B.A
Sec: Jennifer Donovan
jenndonovan@hotmail.com
087-6271652

Rathfarnham

Co Leitrim
DC: Sarah-Jane Quirke
Sec: Aisling Jordan
rathfarnhamponyclub@gmail.com
086 8034091

Scarteen Hunt Branch

Co Limerick
DC: Claire Hughes
Sec: Andrea Westbrook
andreawestbrook0@gmail.com

Shillelagh and District Hunt Branch

Co Wicklow
DC: Brid Kavannagh
Sec: Marie Collins
info@shillelaghponyclub.com
087 6845671

Sligo Hunt Branch

Co Sligo
DC: Meryl Connaughton
Sec: Denise McCameron
denisemccameron@gmail.com

South Donegal Branch

Co Donegal
DC: David Morrow
Sec: Maxine Beales

South Union Hunt Branch

Co Cork
DC: Jennifer Holland & Audra Busteed
Sec: Rebecca Coveney
abusteed@hotmail.com

South Westmeath Hunt Branch

Co Dublin
DC: Nicola Collins
Sec: Emma-Jane Rogers
southwestmeath@irishponyclub.ie

The Kingdom Branch

Co Kerry
DC: Tommy Culloty
Sec: Michelle Constable
michellesophie1977@gmail.com

Tipperary Hunt Branch

Co Dublin
DC: Deirdre Blackwell
Sec: Joan Fox
deirdre@borsolicitors.com

Tuam and District Branch

Co Galway
DC: Maura Quinn
Sec: Joanne Breheny
mauraquinn61@gmail.com

United Hunt Branch

Co Cork
DC: Kerry Ann Whelan
Sec: Sinead Dwane O’Neill
kerryannwhelan@gmail.com

Ward Union Branch

Co Louth
DC: Miriam Coakley
Sec: Caroline Cormican
wardunionponyclub.ireland@gmail.com

Warrington Hunt Branch

Co Kerry
DC: Emer Ferran
emer@inbox.com

Waterford Hunt Branch

Co Dublin
DC: Paul O’Connor
Sec: Priscilla Larkin
poconnortramore@yahoo.ie

West Carbery Hunt Branch

Co Cork
DC: Pamela Franklin
Sec: Lucinda O’Connor
westcarberyponyclub@gmail.com

West Waterford Hunt Branch

Co Waterford
DC: Niamh Marsh & Alison Maxwell
Sec: Susan Geoghan
info@westwaterfordponyclub.org/

Westmeath Hunt Branch

Co Dublin
DC: Joanne Leavy
Sec: Michelle Vambeck
westmeathponyclub@gmail.com

Wexford Hunt Branch

Co Waterford
DC: Karen Hennessy
Sec: Olive O’Connor
Karen.Hennessy@outlook.com

Wicklow Hunt Branch

Co Dublin
DC: Tom Medlycott
Sec: Alison Boydell
info@wicklowponyclub.com
087 6390842

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