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Board & Executive Administration

The Association is the primary collective and expert voice for palliative care in Ireland. It plays a vital role in the development of national policy for patient-centred, equitable and accessible palliative care for all who need it.

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Board & Executive Members


Dr Michael Connolly
University College  Dublin


Programme Manager:


Ms Niamh Clowry




Ms Hannah Dyas


Board Members:


Audrey Allen
Clinical Nurse Manager III 
Marymount University Hospital & Hospice, Cork


AnneMarie Carroll
Director of Nursing  
LauraLynn Children's Hospice, Dublin


Dr Mary Devins
Consultant Paediatrician with a Special Interest in Paediatric Palliative Medicine
Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12


Niamh Finucane
Coordinator of Social Work & Bereavement Services  
St Francis Hospice, Raheny, Dublin 5


Cliona Hayden
Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services, Dublin 6


Dr Fiona Kiely
Specialist Registrar in Palliative Medicine  
Marymount University Hospital & Hospice, Cork


Prof Doiminic O'Brannagain
Palliative Medicine Consultant / Clinical Director
HSE Dublin North East (Louth/Meath Hospitals)


Kevin O'Dwyer
HR Consultant