Alison is former secretary National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Ireland
Alison is a Medical Scientist by profession and a former Secretary General of the Baha’i Community in Ireland.
She has worked in the area of community building and the promotion of religious tolerance for many years.
Alison is the current Treasurer of Dublin City Interfaith Forum.
Maitrikaya Dharmachari is a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order and is based at the Dublin Buddhist Centre.
Sinéad Lynch is Young Women’s National Leader with the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) in Ireland.
Sinéad Lynch is Young Women’s National Leader with the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) in Ireland, a lay Buddhist organisation whose members all over the world practice Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism.
She has a passion for interfaith work and is also an activist in the areas of gender equality, women and security and peace–building. Sinead has an MA in Community Education, Equality & Social Activism at NUI Maynooth.
Director – Columban Missions
Sr Sheila Curran
Justice Coordinator for the Association of Leaders of Missionaries and Religious of Ireland (AMRI)
Sheila Curran RSM, is a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy and the Justice Coordinator for the Association of Leaders of Missionaries and Religious of Ireland (AMRI) She holds a Doctorate in Practical Theology, an MA in Biblical Studies and an MA in Equality Studies. Prior to working in AMRI Sheila worked in Peru, in South America for many years.
Sr Susan Jones
Student Support & Development
Inter Faith Centre at Dublin City University
Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson
Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of Glendalough.
Dr Jackson was deaconed in 1986 and ordained a priest in 1987. He served his curacy in Zion Parish, Dublin, and lectured at Trinity College and the Church of Ireland Theological College (now Institute) before taking up the post of College Chaplain at Christ Church College, Oxford, from 1989 to 1997. From 1997 to 2002, he was Incumbent of St Fin Barre’s Union and Dean of Cork. Dr Jackson also plays an active role in the wider Anglican Communion, especially in the areas of ecumenism and inter–faith dialogue. He was elected Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of Glendalough and was enthroned in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin on 8 May 2011.
Damian is from Dublin, a member of the Adelaide Road congregation of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. The focus of his PhD study is in migration and integration, specifically how different influences (popular culture, media, government, faith background) compete and combine in our unconscious in the formation of our attitudes to people of other cultural and faith backgrounds. He also likes cycling, photography and is a keen tennis fan!
Chaplain, Trinity College Dublin.