The President and Council are responsible for the Academy's general government and regulation. They are elected annually at the Stated Meeting on 16th March. The President normally serves a three year term of office. The membership of Council is drawn from the Sciences and Humanities sections. Council formulates policies, decides on strategy and recommends candidates for membership.

Officers and Council 2014-2015


Mary E Daly President
John McGilp Treasurer
Vani Borooah Secretary
Imelda Maher Humanities Secretary
Eugene Kennedy Science Secretary
Michael P Kennedy International Relations Secretary


Roger Downer Senior Vice-President
 Noel Dorr Vice-President
 Mary Kelly Vice-President
Roger Stalley Vice-President

Committee of Science

Committee of Polite Literature & Antiquities

Peter Coxon Vani K Borooah
Seán Dineen Gabriel B Cooney
Roger G H Downer Noel Dorr
Celia V Holland Ronan J Fanning
John Kelly Attracta Ingram
Mary Kelly Imelda Maher
Eugene T Kennedy Elizabeth M Meehan
Michael Peter Kennedy Geraldine Sheridan
James Lunney Roger A Stalley
John F McGlip  
Thomas Ray  

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee supports the Council in supervising the day-to-day business of the Academy. The members of the Executive Committee are the President, Senior Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Secretaries of Science and PL&A, Executive Secretary, Secretary for International Relations and a Staff Representative.

Executive Committee Members

  • Mary E Daly, President
  • Roger Downer, Senior Vice-President
  • Vani Borooah, Secretary
  • John McGilp, Treasurer
  • Eugene Kennedy, Science Secretary
  • Imelda Maher, Humanities Secretary
  • Michael P Kennedy,  International Relations Secretary
  • Laura Mahoney, Executive Secretary
  • Deirdre D'Auria, Staff Representative


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