IOHA Goals,Policies and Safeguarding

The IOHA has set out a number of goals that it aims to achieve in the coming years:

  • Provide excellent support for our members and recognise the efforts of volunteers at all levels
  • Integrated marketing for the promotion of handball in Ireland
  • Increase and diversification of revenue streams
  • Increase the number and quality of coaches and referees
  • Increase the number of players at all levels (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Club)
  • Increase the number and geographical spread of handball teams
  • Grow the women’s game
  • Improve the number and quality of events domestically and internationally
  • Improve national team performance in a professional manner


With these in mind, the IOHA have commissioned the following documentation to adhere by:

2021 Child Safeguarding Statement
IOHA Child Protection Policy
IOHA Code of Ethics and Conduct

Social Media Guidelines

Garda vetting forms (2017)
IOHA GDPR Policy Statement (2018)
IOHA Disciplinary Procedure
IOHA Disciplinary Sanctions

IOHA Recruitment Policy
Anti-Doping Regulations

Summary of Personal Accident cover Summary of Cover 2017 – 18 – PA

Summary of Personal Liability cover Summary of Cover 2017-18 – PL