CORU Council Structure

Chairperson
  • Dr Bernard McCartan
Deputy Chairperson
  • Ruth Charles (Dietitians)
One member from each of the designated professions
  • Tony McAleer (Orthoptists)
  • Julia Shaw (Podiatrists)
  • Maeve Murphy (Speech and Language Therapists)
  • Colette McLoughlin (Social Workers)
  • Catherine McKenna (Radiographers)
  • Sinead Fitzgerald (Psychologists)
  • James Forbes (Social Care Workers)
  • John O'Mullane (Clinical Biochemists)
  • Gerard Walshe (Occupational Therapists)
  • Anne Horgan (Physiotherapists)
  • John Weldon (Optometrists)
  • Owen Blee (Dispensing Opticians)
  • Irene Regan (Medical Scientists)
One representative of the management of the public health sector, the public social care sector or both sectors
  • Brian Lee
One representative of the management of a voluntary or private sector organisation concerned with health or social care
  • Mo Flynn
One representative of third level educational establishments involved in the education and training of persons with respect to the practice of the designated professions and is nominated by the Minster for Education and Skills
  • Fred Powell
Eight representatives of the interest of the general public and are appointed with the consent of the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation
  • Dr David Irwin
  • Joe Martin
  • Treasa Campbell
  • Paul Lyng
  • Stephanie Manahan
  • John F Scott
  • Dr Vivienne Byers
  • Tom Rooney
Three persons who have qualifications, interest and experience as in the opinion of the Minister, would be of value to the Council in performing its functions
  • Carmel Smith
  • Margaret Boland
  • Edmond Stack