Dáil Éireann - Volume 668 - 20 November, 2008

Written Answers. - Appointments to State Boards.

Deputy Jan O’Sullivan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the appointments she has made to boards, agencies or other bodies operating under the aegis of her Department since 7 May 2008; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41766/08]

  Deputy Mary Coughlan: Enterprise Ireland

I appointed Mr Hugh Cooney as Chairperson of the Board of Enterprise Ireland with effect from 1 November 2008.

Shannon Development

Two appointments were made to the Board of Shannon Development in May 2008. Dr Roger Downer was reappointed and Dr Richard Sadlier was appointed on 7 May 2008.

Science Foundation Ireland

Three appointments were made to the Board of Science Foundation Ireland on 25th July 2008. I re-appointed Dr Pat Fottrell as Chairperson of the SFI Board and reappointed Dr Jim Mountjoy and Mr Peter Mac Donagh as members of the Board.


I appointed Mr Dermot Nolan to the Board of FÁS on 10 October 2008

[299] Expert Group on Future Skills Needs

I appointed Mr Tony O’Donoghue to the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs on 10 June 2008

Management Development Council

I appointed Ms Gail Warrick to the Management Development Council on 30 July 2008

Labour Court

I reappointed Mr Peter D.R. Murphy as a member of the Labour Court on 12 September 2008.