- Non-Executive Director of Matt Talbot Adolescent Services.
- Director VHI Healthcare
- Board Member of Goal since 2012
- Director at Simplee Flavours Ltd since 2011 founded by his daughter Edel
Taking orders from my daughter – 4 Aug 2013
2009 – 2012 President of GAA on secondment from FAS
1990 – 2008 Assistant Director General FAS
- Mr Cooney will continue to receive the six-figure salary he got as an assistant director general of FAS during his three-year term at the head of the GAA, the Irish Independent has learned.
- Current president Nickey Brennan is a manager with Glanbia, while his predecessors Sean Kelly and Sean McCague were both teachers.
- During one PAC hearing he denied any involvement in the controversial switching of the annual FAS Opportunities jobs fair from the RDS to Croke Park.
- FAS paid almost €380,000 for the use of Croke Park for the jobs fair last year. The agency has decided not to use the venue in 2009.
- Mr Cooney also denied any involvement in the switch of another FAS event in Cork from the City Hall to the Nemo Rangers GAA club grounds.
How non-paying position became a full-time job – 13 Jan 2009
Christy Cooney on wiki