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PermRep Staff –Autumn 2017

Representatives and Attachés at  the PermRep (Sept 2017, by Council)

(Note: some names repeat, as some staff work for more than one section)

Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU, in Brussels

Address : Rue Froissart 50, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

Telephone: 00 32 2 28 23 200

Fax: 00 32 2 230 3203

Twitter name: @IrelandRepBru

Permanent Representative (Head of Mission): Declan Kelleher (COREPER II)

Deputy Permanent Representative: Joe Hackett (COREPER I)    

Political and Security Committee Representative: Noel White    

Military Representative to EU Military Committee: Brigadier General Philip Brennan

ANTICI (COREPER II) attaché: Donal Kenneally

MERTENS (COREPER I) attaché: Caoimhín Ó Coigligh

Nicolaides attaché: Cillian O’Kelly

PA to Permanent Representative: Eilish Harrington

PA to Deputy Permanent Representative: Catherine Cogan

PA to PSC Representative: Marie Farrelly

Clerical Officer (COREPER II): Rosemary Evans

Clerical Officer: Sarah Lucas

Press Relations Section  (for all sections, including Brexit Unit)    

Head of Unit: Eddie Brannigan Tel: 00 32 490 56 48 43

Assistant: Úna Greene (also with Brexit Unit, and Institutions section)

Brexit (EU-UK Negotiations) Unit

Counsellor: Émer Deane

First Secretary: David Bruck

Attaché: Stephen O’Dwyer

Assistant: Una Greene (also Press, and Institutions, sections)

Institutions Section/EU General Affairs

Head of Institutions Section: Eamon MacAodha, Counsellor

Attaché: Derek Lambe (European Parliament)

Policy Officer: Cian Congdon

Clerical Officer: Úna Greene

Clerical Officer: Sarah Lucas

Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH)

Counsellor: Breffni Carpenter (Agriculture)

Attaché: Mathew Clarke (Fisheries)

Attaché: Noel Bodie (General Agricultural Affairs, SCA)

Clerical Officer: Elaine Murphy

Competitiveness Council (COMPET)

Counsellor: Anne Marie Finlay - Competitiveness, Single Market, Industry, SMEs, State Aid

Attaché: Patricia Brady (Research, Intellectual Property, Space)

Attaché: Aideen Cusack (Comp, Single Market, Better Regulation, Standardisation)

Attaché: Cathal Lynch (Consumer, Company Law, Chemicals, Workplace Health & Safety)

Clerical Officer: Cora Hayes

Economic and Financial Council (ECOFIN)

Counsellor: Declan Kelly (Head of Section)

Attaché: Louise Heenan (Taxation policy)

Attaché: Liam Morris (Financial Services)

Attaché: Vincent O’Sullivan (Financial Services)

Attaché: Fiona Ralph  (MFF/Budget)

Attaché: John Golden (MFF/Budget)

Attaché: Corita Goulding (Public Expenditure and Reform)

Clerical Officer: Caroline Lynch

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO)

Counsellor: Thomas Murray (Trade)

Attaché: Dermot Keehan (Trade)

Attaché: Kieran Lea (Employment and Social Affairs)

Attaché: Eddie O’Reilly (Health and Food Safety)

Clerical Officer: Karen Lynch

Clerical Officer: Maria Duffy

Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council (EYCS)

Attaché: Paul O’Brien   (Education)

Attaché: Siobhan Kelly (Maritime Transport, Sport & Tourism)

Attaché: Eamonn Kelly (Culture)

Clerical Officer: Maria Duffy

Environment Council (ENVI)

Attaché: Pat Fenton

Attaché: Alex Hurley

Clerical Officer: Orla Sharp 

Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) General Affairs Council (GAC)

Attaché: Louise Harrington

Attaché: Donal Kenneally

Attaché: Colum Hatchell

Attaché: Dermot McGauran

Attaché: John O’Grady

Attaché: Deirdre Lyster

Attaché: Thomas Tichelmann

Attaché: Cillian O’Kelly

Clerical Officer: James O Brien

Attaché: Dymphna Keogh (Maritime Affairs)

Counsellor: Barry Conroy

Attaché: Carol Lea

Attaché: David Byrne 

Clerical Officer: Bernadette Kelly

Military staff

Brigadier-General Philip Brennan

Colonel Joe McDonagh

Commandant Joe Freeley

Lt. Col. Tom McGrath

Clerical Officer: Bernadette Kelly

Justice and Home Affairs Council (JHA)

Counsellor: Antoinette Doran (Judicial Cooperation, Police Cooperation; Data Protection)

Attaché: Fiona O’Sullivan (Asylum, Migration and Frontiers)

Attaché: Seamus Beirne (Civil Law, Equality)

Attaché: Sinéad Leyden (Police Cooperation and information exchange)

Attaché: Brien Henderson (Criminal Law, Data Protection)

Executive Officer: Eamon Foley

Clerical Officer: Niall Von Metzradt (coordination)

Transport, Telecommunications and Energy (TTE)

Counsellor: Sylvester Carruth (Transport)

Attaché: Alan Quirke (Transport)

Attaché: Carmel Fields (Energy)

Attaché: Nessa Mc Kevitt (Telecommunications)

Attaché: Siobhan Kelly (Maritime Transport, Sport & Tourism)

Clerical Officer: Karen Murphy

Office of the Attorney General

Counsellor: Garrett Cunnane

Counsellor: David Brophy

Clerical Officer: Una Greene

Office of the Revenue Commissioners

Counsellor: Joe Ryan

Attaché: John Christopher Byrne

Oireachtas representative

Counsellor: Cáit Hayes (based at European Parliament)

Administration section

Head of Administration, Counsellor Eamon Mac Aodha

Deputy Head of Administration: Lorraine Christian

Natalie Syoen

Carine Boisdenghien

Arianne Van Leeuw

Guy Cornet

Christian Vandenabele

Owen Blackburn

Elaine Byrne

Richard Daly

Ailish Sweeney

Niamh Healy

Julie Callaghan

Sarah Luca