Our Staff

Members of staff pictured at the 2019 Ploughing Championships with President Michael D Higgins

Members of staff pictured at the 2019 Ploughing Championships with President Michael D Higgins

Management and Staff

Macra na Feirme employ a professional staff of 25 people to assist, empower and enable young people participate through a youth work approach both in Macra na Feirme and in their communities.

Our staff includes:

  • Denis Duggan, CEO
  • Derrie Dillion, Head of Advocacy, Membership & Policy
  • Brian Golden, Finance Manager
  • Brigid Quigley, Skillnet Network Manager
  • Lisa Reidy, Acting Communications Manager & Events Coordinator
  • Audrey McDonnell, Travel & Events Administrator
  • Mairead KowalPA to CEO & President and Competitions Administrator
  • Fran Hannick, Finance Administrator
  • Una Phelan, Skillnet Administrator
  • Gillian RichardsonAgricultural & Rural Affairs Policy Officer
  • Lorraine McDermottMember Services Administrator
  • Jerry MurphyTDO: Kerry, Carbery, Seandun, Muskerry, Avondhu
  • Mick Wall, TDO: Kilkenny, Nth Tipperary, Sth Tipperary, Limerick, Carlow
  • Liam Moriarty, TDO: Laois, Offaly, Imokilly, Waterford
  • Jennifer ArthurTDO: Cavan, Monaghan, Louth, Meath
  • Debbie DonnellyTDO: Clare, Roscommon, Longford, Galway, Westmeath
  • Rachael Murphy, TDO: Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow & Wexford
  • Ciara McDonnellTDO: Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal
  • John CarrollAgricultural Colleges Officer
  • Austin FinnLand Mobility Manager
  • Michael Larkin,  Land Mobility Facilitator
  • Patrick Brady, Land Mobility Facilitator
  • Catherine Joy, Land Mobility Service Facilitator Support & Administrator