Medical Council News


Introducing the Medical Council for term of office 2004-2009

Members of the Medical Council 25th April 2004 - 24th April 2009

Appointed by:

University College Cork
Eamonn Quigley
University College Dublin
Muiris X. Fitzgerald
National University of Ireland, Galway
PA Carney
University of Dublin
Ian Graham
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Anthony J. Cunningham

Appointed by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland to represent:
The Surgical Specialties

W. Arthur Tanner
The Specialties of Anaesthetics and Radiology
Michael Hurley

Appointed by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland to represent:
The Medical Specialties

JAB Keogh
The Specialties of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Pathology
J. Conor O'Keane

Appointed by the Minister for Health - after consultation - to represent:

Mary Dineen
General Medical Practice
Ailis Ni Riain

Ten Fully Registered Practitioners engaged in the practice of medicine in the State
elected by Fully Registered Medical Practitioners of whom at least:
Two are Consultants in General Hospitals

Colm Quigley, Declan Sugrue
One is a Consultant Psychiatrist
John A. Hillery
One is engaged in Public Health Medicine
Anne Clarke
One is engaged in hospital practice, other than as a consultant
Asam Ishtiaq
Two are General Practitioners
Hugh C. Bredin, J. Brendan Healy, Miriam Hogan, Bernard Ruane, Helena Stokes

Four appointed by the Minister for Health to represent the interests of the general public - three of whom are not registered medical practitioners:
Abdul Bulbulia, Geraldine Feeney*, Mary Gilsenan*, Evelyn Owens*

The President and Vice-President of the Council elected by the members:

Vice President

The Registrar, who is the Chief Officer of the Council
David Hickey (Acting)

*Non Medical members

The term of office of the following members ends on 16th June 2004:
Dr. Dineen, Dr. Ni Riain, Dr. Bulbulia, Ms. Feeney, Ms. Gilsenan and Ms. Owens.