Implementation of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan is coordinated by Dr Úna FitzPatrick who is a Senior Ecologist in the National Biodiversity Data Centre. The work is supported by a project officer position which is operated as a job share. This funding is currently agreed until the end of 2019. Juanita Browne’s part-time position is funded by the Heritage Council and Gemma Hughes part-time position is funded by An Bord Bia.

Úna    Project coordinator: Dr Úna FitzPatrick
    Engagement officer (part-time): Juanita Browne
Agri-business officer (part-time): Gemma Hughes

All-Ireland Pollinator Plan Steering Group:

Dr Úna FitzPatrick (chair): National Biodiversity Data Centre
Prof Jane Stout (deputy chair): Trinity College Dublin
Ms Melina Quinn: Northern Ireland Environment Agency
Ms Catherine Bertrand: Butterfly Conservation NI
Mr Ken Bradley: DAERA Environmental Policy Division (NI)
Ms Hannah Denniston: Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Ms Susie Hill – Ulster Beekeepers Association
Ms Catherine Keena: Teagasc
Dr Damian McFerran: Centre for Environmental Data and Recording NI (CEDaR)
Ms Mary Montaut – Federation Irish Beekeepers
Dr Archie Murchie: Agri-Food and Biosciences (NI)
Ms Anne Murray: Local Authorities, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown
Dr Tomás Murray: National Biodiversity Data Centre
Dr Brian Nelson: National Parks & Wildlife Service
Sarah Jane Phelan: Transport Infrastructure Ireland
Dr Veronica Santorum: Community Initiatives, Limerick’s Buzzing


Need more information?

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 051-306240

National Biodiversity Data Centre,
Beechfield House,
WIT West Campus,