List of patrons

  • Barry Douglas OBE (Pianist)
  • Barry McGuigan MBE (Former European and WBA Featherweight Champion of the World)
  • Brian Friel (Playwright)
  • Cecil Linehan MBE (Co-founder All Children Together)
  • Dame Mary Peters DBE (Former Olympic Pentathlon Champion)
  • Lord Diljit S Rana MBE (Hotelier)
  • Dorinda, Lady Dunleath
  • Dr Brian Lambkin (Director of the Centre of Migration Studies at the Ulster-American Folk Park)
  • Dr Maurice Hayes (Permanent Secretary DHSS-NI 1984-87; Ombudsman 1987-91)
  • Jennifer Johnston FRSL (Novelist)
  • Sir Kenneth Branagh (Actor and Film Director)
  • Liam Neeson OBE (Actor)
  • Mairead Corrigan-Maguire (Nobel Peace Prize Winner)
  • Marie Jones (Playwright, Charbanc Theatre)
  • Neil Hannon (Singer/Song-writer)
  • Sister Anna (Member of the Anglican Community of the Sisters of the Love of God)
  • Patrick Yu (Director of Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities)
  • Polly Devlin (Writer)
  • Professor Aine Hyland (Founder of ‘Educate Together’ in Republic of Ireland)
  • Rev Dr Norman Taggart (President Methodist Church in Ireland 1997-98)
  • Rev Professor Enda McDonagh (Former Professor of Moral Theology, Maynooth)
  • Sean Rafferty (Broadcaster)
  • Sir Kenneth Bloomfield KCB (Head of the NI Civil Service 1984 -1991)
  • Sir James Galway OBE (Flautist)
  • Sister Ethna Kelly R.S.M.
  • Very Rev Dean Victor G B Griffin (Retired Dean, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin)
  • Very Rev Dr John Dunlop CBE (Moderator of Presbyterian Church in Ireland 1992- 93