Pat Farrell

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Pat Farrell is the Head of Group Corporate Communications and Government Relations at Bank of Ireland.


Farrell has been Head of Marketing and Communications and General Manager retail operations at EBS Building Society[when?], Chief Executive at Galway's Galvia Private Hospital[when?] and General Manager at Sligo Regional Hospital[when?]. He is Chairman of Sightsavers International (Ireland)[when?] and is a board member of FOLD Ireland.

Irish Banking Federation[edit]

Farrell was the chief executive of the Irish Banking Federation.[1] He was appointed in January 2004.

As well as this he was a member of the Executive Committee of the European Banking Federation, representing the interests of commercial banks across the continent.[2]

Political Office[edit]

Farrell was General Secretary of Fianna Fáil between 1991 and 1997.[3][2] In December 1992, he was nominated by the Taoiseach, Albert Reynolds as member of the outgoing 19th Seanad, serving until the elections in January 1993 for the 20th Seanad.[3]


  1. ^ "Pat Farrell, Chief executive of the Irish Banking Federation on the Central Bank Report". Newstalk. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Pat Farrell: Chief Executive, Irish Banking Federation". IBF. 
  3. ^ a b "Mr. Pat Farrell". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 9 January 2012.