20th February 2017 - Minister Bruton announces appointments to NCGE

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D. announced the appointment to the Management Committee of the National Centre for Guidance in Education (NCGE), for a 3 year term of office.

Wishing the new Committee members every success in their work, the Minister said

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of the new Management Committee to the NCGE as it continues to promote guidance and provide advice in this very important area.”

The new members are as follows:-

Mr. Paul King Chairperson

Department of Education and Skills

Ms. Karen Murtagh

Ms. Linda Neary


Mr. Jim Mullin

Ms. Maire Quinn

Adult Educational Guidance Association of Ireland (AEGAI)

Ms. Josephine McGread

Institute of Guidance Counsellors

Mr. Eddie McGrath

National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals

Ms. Kathy Finnegan 


Dr. Shira Mehlman 


Ms. Orla Christle 

Directors of Post-Graduate Guidance Training courses (nominated by)

Dr. Mary B. Ryan 

Department of Social Protection

Dr. Stephen Fitzgerald 

Education and Training Boards Ireland

Mr. Joe Cunningham