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Union Committee 2020

Dec 5, 2019
Union Committee 2020 -

At the Annual General Meeting which was held on the 2nd of December 2019 out at the College, Mr Johnny Lynch, Class of 1993, succeeded Mr Fintan Cooney, Class of 1984, as President of the Union.

Meanwhile Mr Patrick Farrell, Class of 1993, was elected President-Elect with the expectation of entering office in 2021. We congratulate Fintan on a very successful term in office. The focus now turns to Johnny in a new decade who is also our first 1990s President and we look forward to what the next 12 months have in store. Fintan will now join his predecessors as a Past President Ex-Officio Member of the Committee.

Mr Ian Garrigan has indicated his intention to stay on as Honorary Treasurer while Mr Cian McGoldrick will continue in the role of Honorary Secretary once again. Mr Jack Hurley stepped down from the position of Junior President and is succeeded by Mr Cormac Fagan (Class of 2012). We congratulate Cormac on his election and wish him well during his term of office.

We also had the opportunity to formally welcome onto the Committee a new general member in Mr Cian O’Doherty (Class of 2014). Congratulations Cian and welcome to the Union Committee.


Ms Ger Corrigan retired from the College Staff in September and therefore also from the Union Committee after 22 years serving the Union. Mr Fintan Cooney made a presentation to Ger to thank for her years of service. We wish her successor Mr Shane Cassidy many years of success.



  class of  
President: Johnny Lynch 1993 email
President Elect: Patrick Farrell 1993 email
Junior President: Cormac Fagan 2012 email
Honorary Treasurer: Ian Garrigan 2009 email
Honorary Secretary: Cian McGoldrick 2014 email
Joint Honorary Secretary: Paschal Scallon, CM 1980 email
class of     class of  
Cian O'Doherty 2014 email Mark Curley 2006 email
Barry Walsh 1983 email Jonny Cosgrove 2006 email
Peter Cooke 2004 email Cronan O'Donnell 2004 email
Edward Melvin 1994 email Jack Hurley 2011 email
College Headmaster: Chris Kinder email
  class of - term   class of - term
Fintan Cooney '84 2019
Oisín Quinn '86 2018 Paddy Shortall '56 2004
Colin Murtagh '83 2017 John Kearney '77 2003
Lorcan Tiernan '88 2016 Victor Stafford '61 2002
Conor McCarthy '84 2015 John Loughran '73 2000
Terence O'Rourke '72 2014 Michael Collins '74 1999
Colin Duffy '87 2013 John Fitzpatrick '63 1998
Conor Mallaghan '88 2012 Paul MacQuillan '76 1997
David O'Donnell '84 2011 Maurice Davitt '52 1995
David A. Bell '83 2010 Stewart Harrington '61 1992
Fergus O'Rafferty '69 2009 David Bell '38 1990
Kevin McGowan '63 2007 Patrick O'Callaghan '50 1987
Philip Halpenny '71 2006 Thomas J. O'Reilly '60 1986
Peter Quirke '68 2005 Joseph H. Downes '44 1982
class of - term   class of - term
Jack Hurley '11 2018-19 Keith O'Neill '01 2011
Ian Garrigan '09 2016-17 Warren Barry '03 2006-09
Stephen Connolly '04 2014-15 Brian Dunleavy '99 2004-05
Stephen Boyle '01 2012-13 Patrick Farrell '93 2001-03
Ciaran Brady '01 2011 Peter J. Harrison '92 2000