Liz Murphy, RSM

Secretary General

Sr Liz Murphy is a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy, Southern Province, Ireland. A native of Co Carlow, Liz has taught at primary, post-primary and third levels. A Doctor of Psychology, with Masters degrees in Adult & Community Education and Executive Leadership she has vast experience of working with religious congregations and NGOs nationally and internationally, over many years, guiding and training leadership teams, facilitating Chapters, Assemblies and Conferences.  She served as Provincial Leader of the Sisters of Mercy Southern Province from 2007-2013.

Eithne Woulfe, SSL


Eithne is responsible for Education and related matters at AMRI. She has worked in Formation and in school, college and community-based education contexts for many years, in Ireland, France and West Africa. Her particular interests and research areas are theological reflection in dialogue with sociological issues. She has a particular interest in equality issues and the translation of Gospel values among ecclesial and civil communities involved in education in Ireland. Within this framework, she seeks to initiate and respond to consultative processes compatible with the mission and objectives of AMRI.

Eithne acts as Executive Secretary to the Catholic Education Service Committee, a joint body with the IEC, and its Northern Ireland counterpart, the Northern Ireland Commission for Catholic Education.  She is a member of the Catholic Schools Partnership, Council of Catholic Maintained Schools (N.I.), The Joint   Managerial Body and the Council of Management of Catholic Secondary Schools.

Sandra Neville

Garda Vetting

Sandra coordinates the Garda Vetting service for all AMRI members.

ASSOCIATION OF Leaders of Missionaries and Religious of IRELAND CLG, AMRI is a registered Charity,CRA 20023263 CHY9301.

Registered in Dublin, Ireland. CRO 529508.

Directors: Brendan Coffey, Edmund Garvey, Evelyn Greene, John Hennebry, Rita Kelly, Bríd Liston, Kathleen McGarvey, Paula Molloy, Aidan McGrath, Thomas O’Connor, Sally Roddy, Timothy Lehane.