Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015


Section 6(4) of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 requires each public body to publish a list showing the name, grade and brief details of the role and responsibilities of each “Designated Public Official” of the body.  
 

The purpose of the list is to: 

  • allow members of the public identify those persons who are Designated Public Officials; and 
  • as a resource for lobbyists filing a return to the Register who may need to source a Designated Public Official’s details. 
     
Name Organisation/Division Job Title
Charles Flanagan Department of Justice and Equality Minister for Justice and Equality
     
David Stanton Department of Justice and Equality  Minister of State for Justice with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration, and Integration
     
Finian McGrath  Department of Health Minister of State at the Departments of Social Protection, Justice and Equality and Health with special responsibility for Disability Issues.
     
Pat Breen Department of the Taoiseach Minister for State at the Departments of the Taoiseach and Justice and Equality with special responsibility for Data Protection issues
     
Sarah Kavanagh Department of Justice and Equality Special Adviser to the Minister
Caroline Murphy Department of Justice and Equality Special Adviser to the Minister
     
Aidan O’Driscoll Department of Justice and Equality Secretary General
Oonagh McPhillips Criminal Justice Deputy Secretary
Oonagh Buckley Civil Justice and Equality Deputy Secretary
Doncha O’Sullivan Corporate Affairs Assistant Secretary
John O'Callaghan Policing Assistant Secretary
Ben Ryan Crime and Security Assistant Secretary
Michael Flahive Criminal Law Reform and Prisons and Probation Policy Assistant Secretary
James Martin International Policy Assistant Secretary
Conan McKenna Civil Law Reform and Courts Policy Assistant Secretary
Carol Baxter Asylum Services, integration and Equality Assistant Secretary
Michael Kirrane Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service Assistant Secretary
David Costello International Protection Office Chief International Protection Officer
Marion Walsh  Crime and Security Executive Director
Caron McCaffrey Irish Prison Service Director General
Fergal Black  Irish Prison Service Director of Care & Rehabilitation
Martin Smyth  Irish Prison Service Director of Operations
Derek Calbeck  Irish Prison Service Director of Finance and Eastates
Don Culliton  Irish Prison Service Director of Human Resources
Vivian Geiran Probation Service Director
Dr Michael Curtis Office of the State Pathologist State Pathologist (Acting)
Dr Linda Mulligan Office of the State Pathologist Deputy State Pathologist
Kathleen Han Suyin Office of the State Pathologist Deputy State Pathologist

 

Further Information: 

See Register of Lobbying at www.lobbying.ie