Executive Committee
Welcome to Mary I Students' Union
Giving you a voice, helping you to use it
Enriching your college experience!


These officers meet on a weekly basis and are responsible for all detailed matters concerning the running of the Union. Things discussed at Exec meetings can range from parking to funding to regulation changes to planning of events and so on. It varies from week to week. A lot of what is discussed at UC is discussed in more detail at Exec.

The Exec are answerable to Union Council (UC) and therefore to the members of the Union, which is you – the students. The members of the Exec are here to help you; they are a friendly bunch so feel free to approach them with any questions. That’s what they’re there for.


Welfare and Equality Officer:  Claire O'Neill    claire                   


Hi guys Claire here, your Welfare and Equality Officer for the 2017/18 academic year.  As YOUR welfare officer, I am there for you no matter how big or small the problem is! I will highlight and offer assistance with different issues in college life, such as; Mental health difficulties, LGBTA awareness, your sexual helath, your physical health and the various forms of bullying. I will be organising different events to increase awareness of these issues, and of the support services available in the college and wider community. Don't be afraid to approach me at any stage and have an amazing year in Mary I!


Entertainments Officers: Mairéad Fitzmaurice and Katie Quirke                           By elections Katie  By elections Mairead


We want to ensure that annual events, such as Freshers Week and RAG Week continue to get bigger and better. We really hope that the students will work with us to let us know what they want so that we can organise events that appeal to everyone. If you have any questions, ideas or opinions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are really looking forward to working alongside the rest of the Executive Committee to give you an amazing year here at Mary I!




Societies Officers : Cindy Desmond and Laura Harrison            CindyLaura

Cindy and Laura are delighted to be your Societies Officer for the year 2017/18. Their aim is to help all societies to grow and prosper throughout the year. In order to do this, they will work to ensure that all societies have the help they need. Events such as clubs and Socs day and Clubs and Socs week will be used to encourage people to join clubs and societies. They aim to encourage all societies to hold various events which will help benefit various charities as well as the local community in Limerick.






Postgrad Officers: Siobhan Griffin and David Loughnane


Siobhan and David represent the postgraduate cohort of students in the Students' Union as we

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throughout the year. They are looking forward to working with their fellow students and bring ideas and issues forward for discussion. They work to organise meetings and presentations for postgraduate students. They are approachable and are here to help so make sure you introduce yourself and keep up to date with their work throughout the year.


By elections Dave

By elections Siobhan










Union Council Chair: Emma Connolly

Emma Connolly is a Class Rep, who was elected by her fellow representatives to act as chairperson of the Union Council meetings.





Thurles College Officer: Evan Gorrell              Evan Gorrell

Evan represents the students of the Thurles Campus on Exec and at Union Council. He works with the Students' Union and Executive Council in order to integrate the students of Thurles with the Union. He will help to organise and run Clubs and Societies days and many other events throughout the year.







Keep up to date with all of the Exec's activities throughout the year by following their blogs here on the website and following our social media!




Oifigeach Chultúra agus Gaeilge (Irish and Culture Officer) and Clubs and Sports Officer positions have yet to be filled. A by-election will be held in the first semester, announcements of dates to follow!