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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 wind up toy policy for patient-centred, equitable and accessible palliative care for all who need it.

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Board & Executive Members


Niamh Finucane
Co Ordinator of Social Work & Bereavement wind up toy Services
St Francis Hospice
Raheny, 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 Michael Connolly (Vice-Chairperson)
Head of Education - All Ireland Institute for Hospice & Palliative Care
Lecturer - University College Dublin


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


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)