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Faculty Liaison Officer:
Dr Mary Davin Power

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

Clare Faculty

Anthony Cox – Faculty Rep
Conor Hanrahan – Faculty Rep

Cork City Faculty

Mary Favier – Faculty Rep
Harry Comber – Faculty Rep
Nuala O'Connor – Direct Election

Cork East Faculty

Paul McDonald – Faculty Rep

Cork North Faculty

Sarah Duggan – Faculty Rep
Thomas Molloy – Faculty Rep
Brendan Payne – Faculty Rep

Cork West Faculty

Yvonne Hayes – Faculty Rep
Mary Roycroft – Faculty Rep

Donegal Faculty

Mary McFadden – Faculty Rep
Paul van Dessel – Faculty Rep

Dublin Corrigan Faculty

Stan Natin – Faculty Rep
George Roberts – Faculty Rep

Dublin Dun Laoghaire Faculty

Monica McWeeney – Retiring GP Group
Conor O'Leary – Faculty Rep

Dublin Merrion Faculty

Joseph Martin – Faculty Rep
Claire Noonan – Faculty Rep
Mark Murphy – Chair Communications

Dublin Mount Carmel Faculty

Paul Carroll – Faculty Rep
Romaine King – Faculty Rep
Claire McNicholas – Assistant Director CME

Dublin North Faculty

David O'Connell – NEGs Rep

Dublin South West Faculty

Liam Lynch – Faculty Rep
Lynda E Hamilton – UEMO Rep
Tom O'Dowd – Direct Election

Dublin West Faculty

Alice Molony – Faculty Rep
Catherine Mullen – Faculty Rep
John O'Brien – Vice President
Garret Hayes – Direct Election

Dublin William Stokes Faculty

James O'Neill – Faculty Rep
Tom Fahey – Direct Election
John Latham – Medical Editor Forum (Co-opted observer)
Darach O'Ciardha – EURACT Rep
Susan Smith – AUDGPI Rep

Galway Faculty

Sinead Feeney – Faculty Rep 
Sean Higgins – Faculty Rep

Kildare Faculty

Roshan Morar – Faculty Rep
Brefni Reynolds – Faculty Rep

Kilkenny Faculty

Ronan Fawsitt – Faculty Rep
Teresa Kenny – Faculty Rep
Conall MacConmara – Direct Election
Richard Brennan – President

Laois / Offaly Faculty

Gerald White – Faculty Rep
Mary Sheehan – NATIGP Rep
Sheila Stephens – Faculty Rep

Limerick Faculty

Gerald Lane – Faculty Rep


No Faculty Reps

Louth Faculty

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

Mayo Faculty

Pat Durcan – Faculty Rep
Noreen Lineen-Curtis – Faculty Rep

Meath Faculty

Niall Maguire – Faculty Rep
Gerry Cummins – Immediate Past President

Midlands East Faculty

Declan Brennan – Faculty Rep
Laura Noonan – Director NEGs

Midlands West Faculty

Hugh O'Donnell – Faculty Rep
Henry Finnegan – UEMO Rep & National Director CME

Northern Ireland

Frank Dobbs – RCGP Rep


Fintan Foy – Chief Executive Officer
Dermot Folan – Chief Operating Officer
Claire Collins – EGPRN Rep

Sligo / Leitrim Faculty

No Faculty Reps

Tipperary North Faculty

Rosarie Harrington-Ryan – Faculty Rep
Brenda Murnane – Faculty Rep

Tipperary South Faculty

John Farrell – Faculty Rep
Lucia Gannon – Faculty Rep
Martin Rouse – NAPD Rep
John Gillman – Chair of Board


John Brennan – NGPT Rep
Barry Kelleher – NGPT Rep
Christelle Oliver-Dussault – NGPT Rep
Brian Prendiville – NGPT Rep

Waterford Faculty

Bernadette O'Leary – Faculty Rep

Westmidland Faculty

Hugh O'Donnell – Faculty Rep

Wexford Faculty

John Cox – Faculty Rep
Grainne Pinaqui – Faculty Rep
Andree Rochfort – EQUIP Rep

Wicklow Faculty

Truls Christiansen – Faculty Rep
Grainne Ni Ghairbhi – Faculty Rep

William Stokes Faculty

James O'Neill – Faculty Rep