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The Panel

Following are the representatives appointed to the Registration Panel




Rachel Downes 


Ali Stewart

Professional Interpreting Representative

Anna Lena Nilsson

Member with international experience of sign language interpreting

Anne Coogan

Deaf expert in interpreting and the Deaf community

Bernadette Ferguson

Registered Irish Sign Language Interpreter

Brendan O’Dea

Member with experience in the establishment and/or operation of an established Register

Denise Ryan (Department of Social Protection)

Nominee of the Department of Social Protection

Eamon Power

Member with expertise in law/governance

Kevin Stanley

Deaf expert in interpreting and the Deaf Community

Lorraine Leeson (Trinity College Dublin)

Academic expert in interpreting or Deaf studies

Teresa Lynch

Registered Deaf Interpreter