The affairs of the Association are managed by a Council, consisting of a President, a Treasurer, a Secretary, a Membership Secretary and a number of Ordinary Members.

The current Council 2016-17 consists of:



Dr Claire Hamilton, National University of Ireland Galway



Dr Fergus Ryan, Maynooth University



Dr Mark Coen, University College Dublin


Ordinary Members:

Ms Hope Davidson, University of Limerick

Dr Connie Healy, NUI Galway

Dr John Lombard, University of Limerick

Dr Deirdre McGowan, Dublin Institute of Technology

Dr Tanya Ní Mhuirthile, Dublin City University

Dr Charles O'Mahony, NUI Galway

Dr Catherine O'Sullivan, University College Cork

Dr John E Stannard, Queen's University Belfast


Previous Council 2013-14


Fergus Ryan
National University of Ireland Maynooth


Val Corbett
Independent Colleges, Dublin


Claire Hamilton
Queen's University Belfast

Membership Secretary:

Deirdre Ahern
Trinity College Dublin

Ordinary Members:

Brenda Daly
Dublin City University

Mary Faulkner
The Honourable Society of King's Inns

Sarah Fulham McQuillan
Trinity College Dublin

Noel McGrath 
University College Dublin

Tanya Ní Mhuirthile
Griffith College Dublin

Charles O'Mahony
National University of Ireland Galway

John Stannard
Queen's University Belfast

Frankie Watters
Dundalk Institute of Technology

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