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 is also the lead Performance Nutritionist for Donegal GAA.
Rónán is currently undertaking a PhD in sleep and athlete recovery at Northumbria University. The research team is 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. His most recent publication, “Sleep and Nutrition Interactions: Implications for Athletes” will feature in a special edition of Nutrients entitled, “Nutrition Support for Athletic Performance.”