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The 13 Committee members

THE 13 members of the Dublin Cemeteries Committees are volunteers drawn from medicine, law, finance and history, according to a spokesman.

They can hold their positions for life, but most don't, and they are paid a "modest stipend" of €40.50 per month.

John Green is an accountant As chairman of the committee has travelled to Belgium, Italy, the UK and the US to collect awards for the new Glasnevin Museum.

Jonathan W Bailey is a company director.

David Bunworth formerly of Bord Gais, is a compnay director and active in several charities including Barnardos.

David Casey is a company director

Gavin Caldwell is an investment banker and director of Merrill Lynch

Michael Dillon is a stockbroker

Freda Gorman is a retired consultant paediatrician.

Peter Harbison is son of the former state pathologist John Harbison, an archaeologist and art historian.

Colin Keane is a partner in McCann Fitzgerald, Ireland's biggest law firm.

Fr Vincent Kelly is a priest.

David O'Reilly is a company director and investor. The former investment banker is on the board of St Gerard's school in Bray.

John Watson is an engineer and retired director of financial and consultancy firms.

Thomas P Whelehan is a retired director of the family distribution business. He is a well-known wine critic

Sunday Independent