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Business & Humanities




Sport, Leisure & Childhood Studies

Team Members

  • Dr Edward Coughlan
  • Dr Con Burns
  • Dr Tara Coppinger
  • Dr Cian O’Neill
  • Joan Dineen
  • Mai O’Leary
  • Irene Hogan


Guide future directions of Project Spraoi & Engage in Year 3 module of High Performance Sport Management

Key outcomes/findings

The key research findings were as follows:

  • Sustainability of Project Spraoi lies in the development of community-based partners across the social, educational and political spectrum of Cork.
  • Innovative methods of sponsorship through the retrogradeinv estigation of previous successful partnerships.

The key teaching and learning findings were as follows:

  • Models of leadership and how it is nurtured within an environment with a shared mental model
  • The concept of behaviour change across multiple domains can be best delivered through the Edwards Leverage Model of Interaction.

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