Consumers' Association of Ireland

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The Consumers' Association of Ireland Ltd. (CAI) was set up in 1966 to protect and educate consumers. It represents consumer members who subscribe to Consumer Choice Magazine.

CAI is an independent, non-profit and non-government organisation. Registered with charitable status. Charity Number CHY 8559.

C.A.I Staff[edit]

  • C.E.O - Dermott Jewell
  • Assistant to C.E.O - Judy Dunne
  • Subscriptions - Máiread Noonan
  • Editor - Kierán Doherty
  • Researcher - Róisín Moloney
  • Researcher - Margaret Brady
  • Secretary - Nora Grimes

Executive Office Holders[edit]

  • Chairperson - Michael Kilcoyne[1] Chair/Vice 11 Years (1999-2007 Chairman, 2007-2011 Vice chair)
  • Vice-Chairperson - Richard Dononhue
  • Treasurer - Richard Donohue
  • Secretary - Ann Woods

Executive Members[edit]

  • Elaine Bolger
  • Frank Dawe
  • Dorothy Gallagher
  • Raymond O'Rourke
  • James Wims

Council Members[edit]

  • Ruth Watters
  • Timothy Murphy
  • Emer O'Siochru

Members Representing the Association on QUANGOS[edit]

A. Woods

An Bord Bia Consumer Foods Board

Companies Office Users Forum - CROLINK

Independent Complaints Panel for the Drinks Industry - MEAS

D. Jewell

An Bord Bia Quality Assurance Board

Investor Compensation Company & Audit Sub-Committee

Irish Food Quality Certification

BEUC - General Assembly

ANEC - General Assembly

ANEC - Steering Committee

European Consumer Consultative Group - DG Sanco J. Doorley/ D. Jewell

J. Dunne

Comhar - Community Pillar

M. Kilcoyne

Bord Bia 1999-2009

Commission for Taxi Regulation Advisory Panel

National Milk Board Agency

Sales Law Review Group M. Kilcoyne/ J. Dunne

R. Donohoe

Dept. Agriculture Consumer Liaison Panel

ANEC - Traffic Safety Working Group

National Milk Board Agency

J. Doorley

Financial Regulator Consumer Consultative Panel

European Passenger Federation

J. McMahon

Irish Auctioneers & Valuers Institute - Disciplinary Council

D. Gallagher

Irish Codex Advisory Committee

Strategy for Antimicrobial Resistance in Ireland (SARI)

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