Dental Council

Legal basis: Dentists Act 1985, s. 6
Maximum Number of Positions: 19
Gender Balance Numbers: Female (7), Male (12)
Gender Balance Percentage: Female (37%), Male (63%)

Name First Appointed Reappointed Expiry Date Position type Basis of appointment
Anthony Roberts (Prof) 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by the UCC
Brian O'Connell (Prof.) 13/11/2015 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by Trinity College
Catherine Gallagher (Dr) 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by the UCC
Dr Byran Maguire 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated by the Minister for Education. Appointed by the Dental Council
Dr Patrick Quinn 03/03/2021 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated by Election. Appointed by the Dental Council
Dr Sarah Jane Grufferty 03/03/2021 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated by Election. Appointed by the Dental Council
Dr. Ruth Casey 08/09/2021 07/09/2026 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by the Minister for Health following PAS Process
Gerry Cleary (Dr) 13/11/2015 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated by Election. Appointed by the Dental Council
Gerry Kearns (Prof) 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by the RCSI
John Gleeson 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by the Medical Council
John Murray 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by the Medical Council
Mark Kane 16/07/2018 08/09/2021 07/09/2026 Board Member Nominated and appointed by the Minister for Health with the consent of the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment
Mary Clark (Dr) 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by Trinity College
Mary Faulkner 08/09/2021 07/09/2026 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by the Minister for Health with consent of the Minister for Enterprise, Trade & Employment following PAS Process
Ms Ursula Byrne 08/09/2021 07/09/2026 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by the Minister for Health following PAS Process
Niamh Galvin 05/12/2018 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated by Election. Appointed by the Dental Council
Patrick O'Brien (Dr) 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated by Election. Appointed by the Dental Council
Paul Leavy (Dr) 13/11/2020 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated by Election. Appointed by the Dental Council
Rory Fleming (Dr.) 13/11/2015 12/11/2025 Board Member Nominated by Election. Appointed by the Dental Council