Legal basis: Údarás na Gaeltachta Act 1979
Maximum Number of Positions: 12
Gender Balance Numbers: Female (4), Male (8)
Gender Balance Percentage: Female (33%), Male (67%)
Notes: Section 6 of the Údarás na Gaeltachta Act 1979, as substituted by s. 16 of the Gaeltacht Act 2012, provides that An tÚdarás shall consist of the following members: (i) a chairperson, who shall be appointed by the Minister; (ii) one ordinary member, who shall be appointed by the Minister, on the nomination of the county council of County Donegal; (iii) one ordinary member, who shall be appointed by the Minister, on the nomination of the county council of County Mayo; (iv) one ordinary member, who shall be appointed by the Minister, on the nomination of the county council of County Galway; (v) one ordinary member, who shall be appointed by the Minister, on the nomination of the county council of County Kerry; (vi) one ordinary member, who shall be appointed by the Minister for a period of 2 years on the nomination of each of the county councils of the counties of Cork, Meath and Waterford in accordance with paragraph (b); (vii) 6 ordinary members, who shall be appointed by the Minister.

Name First Appointed Reappointed Expiry Date Position type Basis of appointment
Anna Ní Ghallachair 20/11/2012 19/11/2017 Chair Appointed by the Minister
Dairíona Nic Con Iomaire 20/11/2012 19/11/2017 Board Member Appointed by the Minister
Daithí Alcorn 16/08/2013 19/11/2017 Board Member Nominated by Donegal County Council
Eunan Mac Cuinneagáin 20/11/2012 19/11/2017 Board Member Appointed by the Minister
Fiachra Ó Céilleachair 20/11/2012 19/11/2017 Board Member Appointed by the Minister
Ian Mac Aindriú 20/11/2012 19/11/2017 Board Member Nominated by Mayo County Council
Maire Seosaimhin Breathnach 15/02/2017 14/02/2019 Board Member Nominated by Waterford County Council
Pádraig Ó hAinifín 20/11/2012 19/11/2017 Board Member Appointed by the Minister
Seosamh Ó Laoi 20/11/2012 19/11/2017 Board Member Nominated by Galway County Council
Seán Ó Cuireán 20/11/2012 19/11/2017 Board Member Appointed by the Minister
Siobhán Seoighe 22/06/2015 19/11/2017 Board Member PAS Process
Séamus Cosaí Mac Gearailt 20/11/2012 19/11/2017 Board Member Nominated by Kerry County Council