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Athletics Ireland Event Permits

Event Permits/Licences


Three (3) months notice is required for all event permits/licences


All athletic fixtures require an Athletics Ireland licence/permit - Permits should to be applied for at least 3 months in advance of the event, and require approval by the County Board.

All permit applications must be made by, or through an Athletics Ireland member club.

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Permit documents are available on the Athletics Ireland website

The Permit/Licence application forms should be posted to

Anne Murray, Hon Secretary, Cork Athletics, Dromina, Charleville, Co. Cork. 

Forms should be fully completed, and be accompanied by the appropriate fee, as per the application form.

The form should NOT be sent directly to Athletics Ireland headquarter, in Santry, Dublin - this will only result in delay in approval of the application, as the application will be returned to Cork Athletics for approval.   

Medical Plan

Athletics Ireland Medical Plan form


Road events must be measured, to IAAF standards, by an Athletics Ireland accredited measurer.  The measurement certificate is valid for five (5) years, unless the course changes, be intention, or by virtue of road misalignment. List of accredited Athletics Ireland Measurers


Events organised directly by Athletics Clubs are normally covered by Athletics Ireland's insurance policy, however events organised by other bodies must provide documentary evidence of their insurance cover, when making the application.

Please ensure that events you participate in have a valid Athletics Ireland Permit.

Athletics Ireland Race Handbook


About Us

Cork Athletics is a constituent member of Athletics Ireland. Cork Athletics is the governing body, administering athletics, track and field (T&F), cross-country (XC) and running in county Cork. The Board comprises elected representatives of constituent athletic clubs and running clubs. Cork County Board AAI organises Championship races and competition, including road, track & field (T&F) and Cross-country (XC), at junior, juvenile, senior and masters levels, and selects representation for the county. In addition, training and education is provided for coaches and officials. The Board also regulates the Athletics Ireland race/event permit (licence) process for county Cork.

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