Legal basis: Broadcasting Act 2009, s. 81
Maximum Number of Positions: 12
Gender Balance Numbers: Female (6), Male (5)
Gender Balance Percentage: Female (55%), Male (45%)
Notes: Six members are appointed by the Government on the nomination of the Minister. Four members are appointed by the Government on the nomination of the Minister and having regard to the advice of the Joint Oireachtas Committee. One member is a staff representative. The Director General of RTÉ is an ex officio member. Term of office: 5 years

Name First Appointed Reappointed Expiry Date Position type Basis of appointment
Anne O’Leary 04/11/2014 03/11/2019 Board Member Government Appointment following a PAS Proces
Deborah Kelleher 04/11/2014 07/11/2017 06/11/2022 Board Member Government Appointment following a PAS Process
Dee Forbes 04/07/2016 10/07/2023 Director General Ex-officio appointment
Eoin McVey 20/12/2016 16/02/2020 Board Member Nomination of the Joint Oireachtas Committee
Fionnuala Sheehan 17/02/2015 16/02/2020 Board Member Nomination of the Joint Oireachtas Committee
Ian Kehoe 09/10/2018 08/10/2023 Board Member Government Appointment following a PAS Process
Margaret Ward 17/02/2015 16/02/2020 Board Member Nomination of the Joint Oireachtas Committee
Moya Doherty 04/11/2014 07/11/2017 06/11/2022 Chair Government Appointment following a PAS Process
P.J. Mathews 04/11/2014 03/11/2019 Board Member Government Appointment following a PAS Process
Robert Shortt 29/05/2018 03/11/2019 Board Member Staff Elected Member
Shane Naughton 17/02/2015 16/02/2020 Board Member Nomination of the Joint Oireachtas Committee