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Bishop Donal McKeown
Most Reverend Donal McKeown – Bishop of Derry. He was installed as Bishop of Derry on the 6 April 2014 in Saint Eugene's Cathedral Derry.
Bishop Donal has been travelling with the Trust since 2015.
Helen is from Co. Wexford and is a secondary school teacher in Enniscorthy. Travelling to Lourdes with Group 94 since 1997. Group Leader for Friendship Week 6 in Cois Cuain. Helen joined the Board of Trustees in 2011.
Charles Digney is from Newry. He joined the Board of Trustees in 2016. Charles has been travelling with the Trust for over 20 years.
Tim O'Brien joined the Board of Trustees in September 2015. He has been actively involved in the Trust for many years. Tim is an Accountant and lives in Killarney, Co. Kerry.
Dr John Porteous
John is a doctor based in Fermanagh, John joined the Board of Trustees in September 2014.
Mary Dunnion is a Registered Nurse and has been involved in the Trust for almost 20 years. She joined the Board of Trustees in September 2011
Fr. Michael Murphy
Fr Michael Murphy is a priest in Co Mayo and has been involved with the Trust for a number of years. He joined the Board of Trustees in September 2015.
Aidan Grealis joined the Board of Trustees in June 2011 and has been involved with the Trust since 2000. He is married and has two children
Annette McDermott has been involved in the Trust for a number of years and joined the Board of Trustees in June 2011.
Catherine Foley is a registered nurse and has been volunteering with the Trust for a number of years. She joined the Board of Trustees in September 2015.
Karl is from Dublin. He joined the Board of Trustees in 2017. Karl has been involved with the Trust for almost 10 years travelling mostly with Group 514 to Hosanna House. Karl is married to Dervilla and has two children, Nadine and Erik.
Trish is from Co. Mayo and works as the Youth Director for the Archdiocese of Tuam. She is involved in bringing youth groups to Lourdes both at Easter and to Hosanna House. She joined the Board of Trustees in September 2018.
Ann Marie is from Dungarvan and is a Carer with the Trust since 2006, she is the Regional Chair for the South Eastern Region. Ann Marie joined the board in April 2018.
James is married to Patricia and they have two daughters Hazel and Shannon.
David first travelled with the Trust in 2007 as a student carer and has been involved in the Trust since then as a carer and Group Leader. David lives in Wexford and works as an engineer. He joined the board in September 2020.
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Bernadette joined the staff of The Irish Pilgrimage Trust in August 2006. A native of Cork, she is married to Mike, and has two children. Bernadette coordinates the activities of the Trust in the office in Clarinbridge.
James joined the staff in 2010 as House Manager of Kilcuan and Cois Cuain. James is a native of Mayo and is now living in Oranmore with his wife Evelyn and two children.
Zoe joined the staff in 2010 and is a native of Clonakilty in West Cork. Zoe works closely with the group leaders and carers that volunteer with the Trust. Zoe is married to Tomás and they have two children.