The first of our member webinars this year is sponsored by the National Dairy Council and will take place on Wednesday 23rd of March at 12pm. We have invited Ronan Doherty, performance nutritionist to speak with our members. Details below:


Date:Wednesday 23rd March


Topic: Nutrition, Sleep & Recovery

Speaker:Ronan Doherty, Performance Nutritionist


Rónán lectures at Letterkenny Institute of Technology and is also a member of the Sport Ireland Institute, Performance Nutrition team.  He currently works predominantly with Irish Sailing having previously worked across a range of national teams including Hockey, Rowing, Boxing, and Paralympics sports. Rónán was the Performance Nutritionist to Irish Olympic medalists Annalise Murphy (Sailing) and Gary and Paul O’Donovan (Rowing). He was also the lead performance nutritionist for Donegal GAA from 2015-2019 and is the current head of performance nutrition for the Donegal Academy (U14-U20).


Rónán has recently completed a PhD in sleep, nutrition and athlete recovery at Northumbria University. The research team was made up of academics from Northumbria University (Professor Jason Ellis), the Sport Ireland Institute (Dr. Sharon Madigan) and the University of Limerick (Dr. Giles Warrington).  The research focuses on nutrition, sleep and athlete recovery.

Registration open to REPs Ireland members please email 

We look forward to seeing you there.