The information sought is as follows:
Dr. Don Thornhill was appointed on 18 June 2003, replacing Professor Yvonne Scannell. Mr. Frank Ryan was appointed on 12 November 2003, replacing Mr. Dan Flinter. Dr. William Harris's appointment, effective from 11 September 2003, was a new appointment. Messrs. Paul Haran and Roddy Molloy were reappointed on 1 January 2004.
Ms Loretta Brennan-Glucksman was appointed on 5 March 2003, replacing Mr. Gary Duffy. Mr. Brian Whitney was appointed on 19 September 2003, replacing Mr. Ronald Long. Mr. Paul MacKay was appointed on 15 January 2004, replacing Mr. Frank McCabe. Two board members whose term had expired were re-appointed: Mr. Kieran Corrigan on 5 March 2003 and Mr. Nial Ring on 15 January 2004.
Mr. Pat Molloy was re-appointed as chairman on 24 July 2003. Mr. Kieran McGowan and Ms. Veronica Perdisatt were re-appointed on 28 July 2003.
Crafts Council of Ireland
Ms Mary Ann O'Brien was appointed chairperson on 9 April 2003, replacing Dr. Frances Ruane. Mr. Martin Walsh was re-appointed to the board as chairman on 17 June 2003, replacing Ms Mary Ann O'Brien. Ms Cathy Honan was re-appointed to the board on 17 June 2003. Mr. Giles O'Neill was re-appointed to the board on 14 May 2004.
Science Foundation Ireland
The following were appointed to the board of Science Foundation Ireland on 25 July 2003: Dr. Pat Fottrell, Mr. Frank McCabe, Dr. Don Thornhill, Mr. Erich Bloch, Dr. Kristian Johnson, Mr. John Travers, Dr. Jane Grimson, Dr. Jim Mountjoy, Dr. Martina Newell McLoughlin, Mr. Ned Costello, Dr. William C. Harris, Dr. Anita Jones. Dr. Jacqueline Hunter was appointed on 13 October 2003 as a replacement to Dr. Anita Jones who resigned on 28 August 2003.
National Competitiveness Council
Messrs. John Fingleton, Peter McLoone, Willy Slattery, Seamus O'Morain and Brendan Butler were appointed on 1 June 2003. Mr. John Travers, Mr. Rory Ardagh and Ms Jane Williams were re-appointed on 1 June 2003. Ms Williams retired on 9 January 2004.
FÁS and FÁS International
In March 2004, Mr. Jim O'Brien resigned as the representative of the Minister for Finance on the board of FÁS and was replaced by Mr Eamon Kearns.
Shannon Free Airport Development Company
Mr. Brian O'Connell was re-appointed to the board on 25 April 2003. Mr John Brassil was appointed on 1 April 2004 to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Ms Frieda Keane-Carmody.
National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI)
Mr. Conor O'Mahony, now resigned, was appointed on 25 February 2003, replacing Mr. Martin Lynch. Ms Rose Hynes, Mr. Des O'Loughlin, Mr. Niall Fitzsimons and Mr. Patrick Rigney, now resigned, were appointed on 21 May 2003, replacing Ms June Finnegan, Mr. Vincent Delaney, Mr. Patrick Geraghty and Ms Jean Cahill, respectively. Mr. Páraig Hennessy was appointed on 4 September 2003, replacing Mr. Conor O'Mahony. Mr. Edmond Stack was appointed on 19 November 2003, replacing Mr. Patrick Rigney. Mr. John N. Hewitt was appointed on 15 April 2004, replacing Dr. Catherine Caulfield. Mr. Dan Tierney and Ms Ann Riordan were re-appointed on 15 April 2004.
Mr. Jimmy Somers was re-appointed a member of the court on 1 February 2003. Mr. Robert Grier was appointed as a member on 1 March 2003, replacing Mr. Patrick Pierce. Mr. Patrick Pierce was re-appointed as a member on 1 January 2003, 1 February 2003, 1 April 2003 and 2 September 2003. Mr. John Doherty was appointed as a member on 27 July 2003, replacing Mr. Vincent Keogh. Mr. Noel O'Neill was re-appointed as a member on 28 July 2003. Mr. Kevin Duffy was appointed as chairman on 22 December 2003, replacing Mr. Finbarr Flood. Mr. Finbarr Flood was appointed as deputy chairman on 01 February 2004, replacing Mr. Kevin Duffy. Mr. Finbarr Flood was re-appointed on 1 April 2004. Mr. Raymond McGee was appointed as deputy chairman on 1 June 2004, replacing Mr. Finbarr Flood.
Labour Relations Commission
A new board was appointed on 1 April 2003 as follows: Mr. Maurice Cashell was appointed as chairperson, Ms Josephine Feehily, Ms Breege O'Donoghue and Messrs. Peter Bunting, Liam Downey, Peter McLoone, and Brendan McGinty were appointed as members.
Mr. Edward Henneberry was appointed as a member on 14 July 2003.