Presidential Address Prison Officers’ Association Annual Delegate Conference 7th May 2015
On behalf of the National Executive Council it gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to this year’s Annual Conference of the Prison Officers’ Association. I would like to extend a warm welcome to the Mayor, John Crowe. I would like to extend a warm welcome to the Minister Frances Fitzgerald and her Officials from the Irish Prison Service.
I would like to extend a particularly warm welcome to our fellow Trade Unionists and the national media, guests and especially our delegates, who are present here today.
I would also like to express our best wishes to our colleagues and families who were the subject of recent assaults in the hope that they have a speedily recovery.
Address by Stephen Delaney, President, Prison Officers’ Association, Annual Delegate Conference 8th May 2014.
• Mayor Marcella McGarry
• Our invited guests from sister associations
• Our Service Providers
• Our invited guests from the National media
• Cead Mile Failte to you all
Address by Stephen Delaney, President, to the Prison Officers Association, Annual Delegate Conference 2013
On behalf of the National Officers and the National Executive Council I would like to extend a warm welcome to you all to our Annual Delegate Conference 2013. A special welcome to those of you who may be attending our Annual Conference, for the first time, as a representative of the POA.
I would also like to welcome the Minister and his officials from the Department of Justice and thank them for taking the time to be here with us today.
We are also joined by a number of distinguished guests from Europe, from England, from Scotland and Northern Ireland – all are most welcome.
Other invited guests including the media, you are very welcome. A Céad Míle Fáilte to all of you.
ADDRESS BY MR.STEPHEN DELANEY PRESIDENT PRISON OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION
POA 65th Annual Delegate Conference, Galway 2012
Delegates on behalf of the National Executive Council I welcome you all to our 65th Annual Delegate Conference here in the Radisson Hotel here in Galway.
I extend a warm welcome to our invited guests including the national media. I want to sincerely thank Minister of State Kathleen Lynch, T.D. for her presence, representing the Minister, who is abroad at this time.