Membership and Roles

CONUL Training & Development is in the privileged position to work across the island of Ireland in support of staff training and development with Committee membership drawn from every CONUL institution.

The roles of Chair and Deputy Chair rotate annually among the committee members.  The rotation is based on institutional name (A-Z).  The other committee roles are by nomination within the Committee and are reviewed annually.


Institution Member Committee Role 
University of Limerick

Michelle Breen

Maynooth University

Laura Connaughton


Ulster University

Ciaran Cregan

Deputy Chair, Web Editor & CONUL Comms Liaison

Dublin City University

Ellen Breen

Programme Evaluation Coordinator
University of Galway

Kristopher Meen

Deputy Minute Secretary

Queens University Belfast

Philip Smith

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Vacant


Royal Irish Academy

Meadhbh Murphy

Technological University Dublin

Gillian Kerins

Library Assistant Award Coordinator

Trinity College Dublin

Jessie Kurtz

University College Cork

Donna Ó Doibhlin

Research Award Coordinator
University College Dublin

Peter Hickey

CONUL Erasmus Week coordinator
National Library of Ireland

Linda Fennessy