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Faculty contacts

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The Council is the core representative body of the College. Its primary roles are to guide the Board on key policy and strategy matters. Each faculty has at least one representative and there are also several places filled by election, co-option and ex-officio appointment.

Council members

Carlow Faculty

Pascal O'Dea – Faculty Rep
Thomas Foley – Faculty Rep

Cavan / Monaghan Faculty

Rukshan Goonewardena – Faculty Rep
Brian Norton – Faculty Rep
Seamus Clarke - Faculty Rep

Clare Faculty

Tony Cox – Faculty Rep
Conor Hanrahan - Faculty Rep

Cork City Faculty

Mary Favier – Immediate Past President
Ken Harte - Faculty Rep
Ciara McCarthy - Direct Election
Patricia Horgan - Direct Election
John Murphy - Faculty Rep
Ciara Nolan - Faculty Rep

Cork East Faculty

Paul McDonald – Faculty Rep
Michael Thompson - Direct Election
Joe Moran - East Cork
Declan Mathews - NATIGP

Cork North Faculty

Sarah Duggan – Faculty Rep
Noirin O'Herlihy - Faculty Rep
Andrew Clare - Faculty Rep

Cork West Faculty

No Council representatives

Donegal Faculty

Sarah Brennan – Faculty Rep
Kathy Murray - Faculty Rep

Dublin Corrigan Faculty

George Roberts – Faculty Rep

Dublin Dun Laoghaire Faculty

Monica McWeeney – Retiring GP Group
Anne-Marie Cox - Faculty Rep

Dublin Merrion Faculty

Joseph Martin – Faculty Rep
Claire Noonan – Faculty Rep
Niamh Irving - Faculty Rep

Dublin Mount Carmel Faculty

Nicola Black – Faculty Rep
Romaine King – Faculty Rep
Claire McNicholas – Assistant Director CME

Dublin North Faculty

No Council representatives

Dublin South West Faculty

Liam Lynch – Faculty Rep
Lynda E Hamilton – UEMO Rep
Tom O'Dowd – Vice President

Dublin West Faculty

Alice Molony – Faculty Rep
Catherine Mullen – Faculty Rep

Dublin William Stokes Faculty

James O'Neill – Faculty Rep
Sean Owens - Faculty Rep

Galway Faculty

Sinead Feeney – NEGs Rep 
Deirdre Kelly - Faculty Rep

Kerry Faculty

Padraig Connaughton - Faculty Rep

Kildare Faculty

Brendan O'Shea – EURACT, Faculty Rep
Joie Fay - Faculty Rep
David Hanlon - Faculty Rep

Kilkenny Faculty

Ronan Fawsitt – Faculty Rep

Laois / Offaly Faculty

Gerald White – Faculty Rep
Sheila Stephens – Faculty Rep

Limerick Faculty

Gerald Lane – Faculty Rep
Liam Glynn - AUDGPI


No Faculty Reps

Louth Faculty

Daragh O'Neill – Faculty Rep & IAGP Co-ops Rep

Mayo Faculty

Noreen Lineen-Curtis – Faculty Rep

Meath Faculty

Dr Deborah Ryan – Faculty Rep
Dr Sean Owens - Faculty Rep

Midlands East Faculty

Declan Brennan – Faculty Rep
Genevieve Flynn – Faculty Rep

Midlands West Faculty

Hugh O'Donnell – Faculty Rep
Henry Finnegan – UEMO Rep

Northern Ireland

Frank Dobbs – RCGP Rep


Fintan Foy – Chief Executive Officer
Claire Collins – Chief Operating Officer
Finola Minihan - CME
Stephanie Dowling - CME
Claire Collins – EGPRN Rep
Juliet Bressan - Medical Editor Forum
Joe Clarke - NAPD

Sligo / Leitrim Faculty


Tipperary North Faculty

Rosarie Harrington-Ryan – Faculty Rep
Mary Bernadette Lynch - Faculty Rep
Brian Kennedy - Direct election
Elaine Joyce - Faculty Rep

Tipperary South Faculty

John Farrell – Chair
Molly Owens – Faculty Rep
John Gillman - Faculty Rep
Margaret O'Riordan - President


Ross McKeown - NGPT 
Katie Wolahan - NGPT
John Langan - NGPT

Waterford Faculty

Bernadette O'Leary – Faculty Rep

Wexford Faculty

Cian O'Doherty – Faculty Rep
John Cox – Faculty Rep
Andree Rochfort – EQUIP Rep

Wicklow Faculty

Truls Christiansen – Faculty Rep
Grainne Ni Ghairbhi – Honorary Secretary