National Working Group

The EPA has set up a Working Group for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5, composed of the Research Offices from third level institutions, other agencies and departments.

The aims of the Working Group are to:

Working Group Members


Liam Finnegan

Patrick Barrett  DAFM
Willie Cumming  DAHG
Caroline Barry  DOENI
Fiona Brennan  Dublin City University
Fiona Regan  Dublin City University

Andy Maguire

Dublin Institute of Technology
Jesus Frias  Dublin Institute of Technology
Imelda Lambkin  Enterprise Ireland
Mark Sweeney  Enterprise Ireland
Sean Burke  Enterprise Ireland
Alice Wemaere  Environmental Protection Agency
Frank McGovern  Environmental Protection Agency
Lorraine Currivan  Environmental Protection Agency
Aoife Braiden  Geological Survey of Ireland
Mary Carter  Geological Survey of Ireland

Eimear O'Connell 

Heritage Council
Ian Doyle  Heritage Council
Jennifer Craig  iCrag
Andrew Brownlee  Institutes of Technology
Kate Wiseman  Institutes of Technology
Carrie Small  Intertrade Ireland (NI)
Peter Brown  Irish Research Council
Lisa O'Donoghue  KIC Raw Materials

Fiona Grant 

Marine Institute
Eilish Lynch  Maynooth University
Rowan Fealy  Maynooth University
Aine Ní Dhomhnaill  NUI Galway
Aisling Dolan  NUI Galway
Danielle Nicholson  NUI Galway
Colin Kelleher  Office of Public Works
Orlaith  Ni Choncubhair  Teagasc
Patrick Lansey  Trinity College Dublin

Cathal O'Mahoney 

University College Cork
David O’Connell  University College Cork
Noirin Uí Bhreithiúnaigh  University College Cork
Paul Bolger  University College Cork
Dipti Pandya  University College Dublin
Gillian Marmelstein  University College Dublin
Michael Bruen  University College Dublin
Susan Hedigan  University College Dublin
Kenneth Byrne  University of Limerick
Martina Prendergast  University of Limerick
Sian Hanley  Waterford IT