Past Presidents

Below is a list of our esteemed Honorary National Presidents, present and past. There are many familiar names that people would recognise.

BSTAI Past Presidents
1973 – 1976Dick Thornhill, Dublin
1976 – 1979Michael J. Daly, Cork
1980Terence Curtin, South-East
1980 – 1983John O’Connor, Dublin
1983 – 1986Matt Hynes, Midlands
1986 – 1989Michael Daly, Carlow
1989 – 1992Pat Younger, South East
1992 – 1995Seamus Robinson, Galway
1995 – 1998Frank McKenna, Carlow
1998 – 2002Rose Mary Lynch, Dublin
2002 – 2005Norah Martyn, Dublin
2005 – 2009Caroline McHale, Carlow
2009 – 2012Mary O’Sullivan, Cork
2012 – 2015Jennie Harrington, Thurles
2015 – 2018Ultan Henry, North East
2018 – Margaret McDonnell, Dublin

Back Row: Jennie Harrington, Frank McKenna, Seamus Robinson, Norah Martyn, Mary O’Sullivan, Pat Younger
Front Row: Rose Mary Lynch, Caroline McHale