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Appendix 3 - Expert Group Meetings and Membership

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As in previous iterations of the projections, the CSO convened an Expert Group on Population Projections.  The group met three times, on 13th Oct 2017, 24th Jan 2018 and 14th Feb 2018 and agreed on the assumptions to be used in the projections. The CSO would like to thank all members of the group for participating in the projections process.

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Richard McMahon, Central Statistics Office, Chairperson

Paul M Crowley, Central Statistics Office

James Hegarty, Central Statistics Office

Diarmuid Reidy, Central Statistics Office

Helen Cahill, Central Statistics Office

Declan Smyth, Central Statistics Office

Brendan Murphy, Central Statistics Office

Brian Ring, Central Statistics Office

Jim Dalton, Central Statistics Office

Helen McGrath, Central Statistics Office

Caroline Barrett, Central Statistics Office, Secretary 


Shane Whelan, University College Dublin

Rabia Naqvi, University College Dublin

Edgar Morgenroth, Dublin City University

Mary Hall, Dublin City University

Brian Hughes, Dublin Institute of Technology

Damien Courtney, Cork Institute of Technology

Adele Bergin, Economic and Social Research Institute

Niall Conroy, Irish Fiscal Council


Deirdre Cullen, Department of Education and Skills

Violeta Moloney, Department of Education and Skills

Paul Hogan, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

Tony Collins, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

Ronan McCabe, Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Keith Kelly, Department of the Taoiseach

David Hughes, Department of Finance

Ronan O' Kelly, Department of Health

Breda Smyth, Health Service Executive

Fionnuala O' Donoghue, Health Service Executive

MaryClare O' Hara, Health Service Executive


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