Health, social, environmental and economic policies

Collectively changing our approach

Cross-Sectoral Group

A Cross-Sectoral Group comprising high-level representatives from Government Departments and key State agencies has been established to support the implementation of the Healthy Ireland. The Group monitors and evaluates implementation over time and provides clear communications channels across Government. The membership is comprised of the following:

Department / Agency Representative
Department of An Taoiseach Mr John Shaw
Department of Public Expenditure and Reform Mr Barry O’Brien
Department of Social Protection Ms Jackie Harrington
Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport Mr Donagh Morgan
Department of Education & Skills Mr Alan Wall
Department of Environment, Community & Local Government Ms Mary Hurley
Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mr Dermot Mulligan
Department of Justice and Equality Mr. Deaglán Ó Briain
Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Mr Brian O Raghallaigh
Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine Ms Kay Ryan / Ms Mary Curley
Department of Children and Youth Affairs Ms Liz Canavan
Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources VACANT
Central Statistics Office Mr Richard McMahon,
Health Research Board Mr Graham Love
Environmental Protection Agency Mr Dara Lynott
Institute of Public Health Mr Owen Metcalfe
Centre for Effective Services Ms Katie Burke
Health Service Executive Mr Stephanie O’Keeffe
Department of Health Ms Kate O’Flaherty
County and City Managers Association Mr Peter Hynes
Health and Safety Authority Mr Sharon McGuinness