Our Council

The Council of Forás Éireann is elected at the annual general meeting from candidates proposed by member organisations.


The Officers of Forás Éireann are the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer.

Current Council 2018-2019

Fionnuala Richardson Chairperson
Frank Foley Vice-Chairperson
Peg McMeel Honorary Secretary
Rodney Senior Honorary Treasurer
Mona Gardner Member
Thomas MacRuairi Member
Frank Foley Member
Marion Lyon Member
Miriam Scahill Member
Mary Mullen Member

If you or your organisation would like to be involved in any aspect of the work carried out by Foras Eireann. Do not hesitate to contact us here.


  • Charitable Commissioners

C.F. Shaw Trust Organiser

  • Mona Gardner


  • Hayden Brown, Chartered Accountants act as Secretariat to the Council