List of patrons

  • Carl Frampton, MBE (former world champion in two weight classes, having held the unified WBA (Super) and IBF super-bantamweight titles and the WBA (Super) featherweight title. At regional level he held the European and Commonwealth super-bantamweight titles).
  • Barry Douglas, OBE (Pianist)
  • Barry McGuigan, MBE (Former European and WBA Featherweight Champion of the World)
  • Cecil Linehan, MBE (Co-founder All Children Together)
  • Dame Mary Peters, DBE (Former Olympic Pentathlon Champion)
  • Lord Diljit S Rana, MBE (Hotelier)
  • Lady Dorinda Dunleath
  • Dr Brian Lambkin (Director of the Centre of Migration Studies at the Ulster American Folk Park)
  • 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/Songwriter)
  • 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, 1984-91)
  • Sir James Galway, OBE (Flautist)
  • Sister Ethna Kelly, R.S.M.
  • Very Rev Dr John Dunlop, CBE (Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 1992-93)