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Most workplace questions can be answered by your local IMPACT rep. If you’re not sure who that is, check out our ‘find your local rep’ tool.

Michael Barry - Vice President IMPACT Trade Union

Michael Barry is a member of the Cork Branch Executive. He was elected Vice President of IMPACT Trade Union at the Biennial Delegate Conference in May 2016 and will serve in this position for 2 years.

Local Government


Port of Cork

Declan Connolly is the Cork Branch representive
to the Local Government Divisional Executive
Committee (national committee)

At Cork City Council, there is a Fórsa House Committee who meet on the second Wednesday of the month. Members should contact a committee member in the first instance with their query.

Paul Walsh – Chairperson
Susan Riordan – Secretary
Kathryn Collins
Jesse Dorrington
Geraldine Fenny
Donal Guerin
John A. Murphy
Phil O’Hare
Breda O’Sullivan
Gerard Roche

The libraries under the auspices of Cork City Council also have their own point of contact with the Union. Library members should contact their local library point of contact in the first instance

Bishopstown Library – Clare Doyle
Blackpool Library – Eileen O’Sullivan
Douglas Library – Jesse Dorrington
Grand Parade Library – Helen McGonagle
Holyhill Library – Pauline Lucey
Mayfield Library – Rose Smyth
Tory Top Road – Laurence Murphy

Ray Daly is the Cork Branch representative on the Health & Welfare Divisional Executive (national committee)


At CUH & CUMH, there is a Fórsa House Committee that meets every month. Members should contact a committee member in the first instance with their query.

Jennifer Verling, HIPE – Chairperson Ann Lowney, Medical Secretary
Tom Twomey, Biomedical Engineer – Secretary Colette Lynch, Physiotherapist
Stephen Barry, Switchboard Claire Maher, Bed Booking
Deirdre Carey, CUMH Elaine Murphy, Pharmacy Technician
Susan Crinion, Paediatrics,Diabetes, Endocrinology Margaret Murphy, Medical Secretary
Kate Cummins, Paediatrics Niamh O’Callaghan, Regional Cancer Centre
Claire Delaney, CUMH Tracy O’Keeffe, Paediatrics
Frances Doolling, Salaries Roisin O Rourke, Dosimetrist
Lily Dunnicliffe, Ward Clerk Colette Scobie, Medical Secretary
Michael Egar, Pathology Marie Smiddy, CUH Admissions
Annemarie Fanning, Dietitician Margaret Mary Smith, SLT
Mark Fenton, Social Worker Tracy Sorenson, AMU
John Froggatt, ICT

The workplace representative at the Port of Cork is Lisa Lewis. Members should contact Lisa in the first instance with their query

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