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Minister Hogan announces three appointments to the Private Residential Tenancies Board

Published on Friday, 04 Oct 2013

Minister Hogan announces three appointments to the Private Residential Tenancies Board

04/10/13

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan T.D., today (4/10/2013) announced three appointments to the Private Residential Tenancies Board.

The Board is an independent statutory agency established in 2004 under the Residential Tenancies Act and its main functions are:
• the resolution of disputes between tenants and landlords
• the registration of tenancies in the private rented residential sector
• the provision of advice to the Minister in relation to the private rented residential sector

The Minister has appointed Mr. Noel Conroy, former Garda Commissioner, Ms. Kathleen McKillion, Head of Development at the Irish Council for Social Housing and Mr. Garrett Robinson, barrister, for a term to last until 31 December 2017.

This brings the Board membership to 12 persons. Details of the wider Board membership are attached herewith.

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PRTB Board membership, October 2013

Name

Date appointed

Description

Ms. Catriona Walsh (Chair)

16/04/2013

Solicitor

Mr. Joe Meehan

01/12/2010

Dept. of Social Protection

Mr. Tim Ryan

17/02/2012

PR Consultant

Ms. Tricia Sheehy Skeffington

17/02/2012

Barrister

Ms. Paula O’Reilly

23/03/2012

Dept. of Environment, Community & Local Government

Mr. John Fitzgerald

01/04/2013

Property Professional

Mr. Paul Flood

01/04/2013

Estates Manager, Health Services Executive.

Mr. Noel Merrick

01/04/2013

Property Professional

Ms. Rhonda Donaghey

16/04/2013

Trade Union Official

Mr. Noel Conroy

2/10/2013

Former Commissioner An Garda Síochana 2003-2007

Mr Gareth Robinson

2/10/2013

Barrister

Ms. Kathleen McKillion

2/10/2013

Head of Development, Irish Council for Social Housing

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