Dental Council
57 Merrion Square
Dublin 2, Ireland
 

   

 

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    Election 2020

    Elections to the Dental Council and Auxiliary Dental Workers Committee

    The notice of the elections to the Dental Council and to the Auxiliary Dental Workers Committee was published on 4 September 2020. Under Section 9(1)(c) of the Dentists Act seven members of the Council are appointed by election of fully registered dentists. Elections are also being held under Section 13(7) of the Dentists Act to elect one representative of each class of auxiliary dental worker to membership of the Auxiliary Dental Workers Committee. The schedule for the elections is set out below:


    Notice of Elections 4 September 2020
    Close of nominations 1 October 2020 at 1pm
    Issue of ballot papers by 9 October 2020
    Poll Closes 28 October 2020 at 1pm
    Counts 29 October 2020

    Declared Elected

    In accordance with the rules for the holding of Dental Council elections, I declare the following candidates to be elected as the number of duly nominated candidates does not exceed the number of persons to be elected.


    Declared Elected to the Dental Council

    • Dr R. Gerry Cleary (5382)
    • Dr Ruairi Fleming (5295)
    • Dr Niamh Galvin (1985)
    • Dr Paul Gerard Leavy (5319)
    • Dr Patrick O’Brien (1392)

    Declared Elected to the Auxiliary Dental Workers Committee

    • Clinical Dental Technician: Mr Hugh Ennis (4CDT16)
    • Dental Nursing: Mr Ian Caffrey (RDN1515)
    • Orthodontic Therapy: Ms Anne-Marie Connolly (1OTR2013)

    Elections of Dental Hygienist to Auxiliary Dental Worker Committee

    In accordance with the rules for the holding of Dental Council elections, I declare that the number of duly nominated dental hygienist candidates to be nominated to the Auxiliary Dental Workers Committee exceeds the number to be elected and a poll shall therefor be taken.

    Candidates

    • Ms Yvonne Howell (17RDH2014)
    • Ms Isobell Linnane (6RDH2004)

    Under the Council rules ballot papers must be posted within 10 days of nominations closing so the electorate should receive your ballot papers by or shortly after 9 October 2020. You will receive both a ballot paper and a declaration of identity and both must be properly completed in order for your vote to count. Instructions on completed both will be included with your ballot paper when it is posted to you.


    Information concerning the Elections

    If you have any questions concerning the elections or require any further information please contact the Returning Officer:


    David O'Flynn
    Returning Officer

    Dental Council Elections
    57 Merrion Square
    Dublin 2


    Phone: 01-6762069
    e-mail: info@dentalcouncil.ie