An Fóram is the only statutory body representative of all stakeholders with an interest in the quality of Ireland’s water bodies. It consists of 26 members representing a wide range of organisations with direct connections to issues relating to water quality and also public water consumers. Approximately 50 different organisations were involved in the nomination of the members.

Stakeholders Members
Angling Martin McEnroe - Anglers
Agriculture Dominic Cronin - Irish Co-operative Society (ICOS); Denis Drennan - Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA); Derry Dillon - MACRA; Paul O'Brien - Irish Farmers Association (IFA)
Business Neil Walker - Irish Business & Employers Confederation (IBEC)
Community and Voluntary Issy Petrie - St. Vincent de Paul; Gerald Quain - Irish Rural Link
Education Suzanne Linnane - Dundalk Institute of Technology
Environment Bernadette Connolly - Cork Environmental Forum; Ollan Herr - Zero Waste Alliance; Sinead O’Brien - Sustainable Water Network (SWAN); Elaine McGoff - An Taisce; Charles Stanley-Smith - The Environment Pillar
Fisheries/Aquaculture Vacant
Forestry Brendan Fitzsimons - Tree Council of Ireland
General Consumers Connie Rochford, Keith Hyland, Laurie Kearon
National Federation of Group Water Schemes Barry Deane, Jean Rosney
Recreation Dr. Tim Butter (Irish Underwater Council)
Rivers Trusts Tom Harrington (Maigue Rivers Trust)
Social Housing David Wright
Tourism Tim Fenn - Irish Hotels Federation (IHF)
Trade Unions Liam Berney - Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU)
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