Our Dean and Board


Our Dean

As Dean, Dr Raymond Barry is responsible for overseeing all matters of the Faculty with the support of the Faculty Board and Committees.  He represents the Faculty of Paediatrics on the RCPI Council and on other national and international bodies.

Dr Ray Barry

Dean, Faculty of Paediatrics

Tel: +353 1 863 9738

Dr Ray Barry is a member of Council and the Dean of the Faculty of Paediatrics, having taken up this role in October 2014.  He is the former Vice-Dean of the Faculty and a Consultant Paediatrician in the Mercy University Hospital, Cork.

Our Board

We are governed by the Board of the Faculty of Paediatrics.

The Board is our ultimate decision-making body and is responsible for ensuring that the aim and functions of the Faculty are fulfilled on behalf of its members.

Dr Raymond Barry Dean
Prof Hilary Hoey
Immediate Past Dean
Dr John Twomey Honorary Secretary
Dr Ellen Crushell Dean - Elect
Dr Ciara McDonnell Associate Dean of Examinations
Dr Jonathan Hourihane Fellow
Dr Muhammad Azam Fellow
Prof Martin White Fellow
Prof B.G. Loftus Fellow
Dr Orla Neylon Fellow
Dr Michael O’Neill Fellow
Prof Alf Nicholson Associate Dean for Basic Specialist Training
Dr Norma Goggin Honorary Treasurer
Dr David Mullane Fellow
Dr Paul Gallagher Fellow
Dr Judith Meehan Fellow

Contact Us


Grace Kelly

Faculty Coordinator, Faculty of Paediatrics and Faculty of Public Health Medicine

Tel: +353 1 863 9695

Contact Grace for queries relating to the Faculty of Paediatrics or the Faculty of Public Health Medicine.