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Committee Structure

Main Object

The Literacy Association of Ireland (LAI) aims to support and inform those concerned with the development of literacy nationally and internationally (teachers and educators at all levels and in a variety of formal and informal settings), encourage them in reflection and dialogue, challenge them in their practice and give public voice to their concerns through organising bilingual events such as conferences, seminars, workshops, courses, and webinars.

Committee structure:

The committee is elected on an annual basis at the Annual General Meeting, which occurs during the Autumn Conference. All current members are eligible to vote.

Current Committee:


President: Claire Dunne

President Elect: Clara Fiorentini

Past President: Regina Dunne

Treasurer: Sinéad McCauley Lambe
Secretary: Sylvaine Ní Aogáin


Jennifer O'Sullivan

Patrick Burke

Eithne Kennedy

Gene Mehigan

Gerry Shiel

Mairin Wilson

Adrian Lohan

Miriam Colum

Tara Concannon Gibney (FELA rep.)

Shane Casey


To read our Mission Statement or to find out more about our background, click on the links below. 

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