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Tom Arnold Tom Arnold Chief Executive Concern Worldwide
Billy Attlee Billy Attlee former President SIPTU
Jim Barry Jim Barry CEO National Toll Roads plc
David Begg David Begg Secretary General of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions
Olive Braiden Olive Braiden Chairperson Women For Europe
David Byrne David Byrne Chancellor Dublin City University
John Carney John Carney Film Director, screen writer
Harry Crosbie Harry Crosbie O2 Arena owner and businessman
Mary Davis Mary Davis Managing Director Special Olympics Europe and Eurasia, Chairperson Office of Active Citizenship
Barry Devlin Barry Devlin Screen writer, musician and film director
Moya Doherty Moya Doherty Television & Theatre Producer
Edge Edge U2
Garret Fitzgerald Garret Fitzgerald former Taoiseach
Alan Gillis Alan Gillis former MEP and President Irish Farmers’ Association
Pat Gilroy Pat Gilroy Manager Dublin GAA football team
Gerry Godley  Gerry Godley  Musician, broadcaster and world music expert
Brendan Halligan Brendan Halligan Chairman Sustainable Energy Ireland, Chairman Institute of International and European Affairs
Shay Healy Shay Healy Musician and broadcaster
Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney Nobel Laureate
Dennis Hickie Dennis Hickie Rugby legend
Robbie Keane Robbie Keane Captain Republic of Ireland football team
Bill Whelan Angela Kerins Chief executive of Rehab Group.
Con Lucey Conn Lucey Irish Farmers’ Association Chief Economist 1979 - 2008
John McColgan John McColgan Television & Theatre Producer
Gary McGann Gary McGann CEO Jefferson Smurfit Group
Paul McGuinness Paul McGuinness Manager U2
James Morris James Morris Chairman Windmill Lane Pictures, Chairman Irish Film Board
Martin Naughton Martin Naughton Glen Dimplex Group
Eddie O’Connor Eddie O’Connor CEO Mainstream Renewable Power
Mark O’Halloran Mark O’Halloran Actor and screen writer
Jim O’Hara Jim O’Hara CEO Intel Ireland
Deirdre Purcell Deirdre Purcell Author and broadcaster
Paul Rellis Paul Rellis Managing Director Microsoft Ireland
Jim Sheridan Jim Sheridan Film Director and screen writer
Peter Sutherland Peter Sutherland Chairman BP and Goldman Sachs International
Lorraine Sweeney Lorraine Sweeney Former Chairperson of the Small Firms Association
Brendan Tuohy Brendan Tuohy former Secretary General Department Communications and Natural Resources
Bill Whelan Bill Whelan Musician and composer