Membership of Commission

The Tánaiste and Minister for Finance, Brian Cowen, announced on Thursday 14 February, the establishment of a Commission on Taxation, to be chaired by Frank Daly.

Chairperson, Frank Daly


  • Tom Arnold, CEO, Concern
  • Julie Burke, JMB Tax Solicitors
  • Micheál Collins, Department of Economics, Trinity College
  • Frank Convery, Heritage Trust Professor of Environmental Policy
  • Tom Donohue, Partner, Russell Brennan Keane Chartered Accountants
  • Eoin Fahy, KBC Asset Management
  • Brendan Hayes, Vice President, SIPTU
  • Colin Hunt, Division Director, Macquarie Capital Group
  • Sinead Leech, Director, Integral Finance and Technology Ltd
  • Con Lucey, Chief Economist, Irish Farmers Association
  • Danny McCoy, Director, IBEC
  • Feargal O’Rourke, Partner, PWC
  • Mary O’Sullivan, Irish Banking Federation
  • Mark Redmond, CEO, Irish Taxation Institute
  • Willie Soffe, Chairman, Dublin Transportation Office
  • Mary Walsh, Chartered Accountant

Membership of Secretariat:

  • Jim Kelly, Secretary
  • John Conlon
  • Barry Sullivan
  • Joe Cullen
  • Ann O'Driscoll
  • Sighle de Barra
  • Dr. Fraser Hosford
  • Caroline Cody