About Us

Mission Statement

Friends of Wexford General Hospital’s mission is to fundraise and to help others fundraise to improve patient care at our hospital.

Friends of Wexford General Hospital was established in 2006. It is a charitable organisation (No CHY 17610) that acts as a conduit between the public and the hospital to raise funds to ensure that the community served by the hospital benefits to the fullest extent  from advances in medical science. Friends of Wexford General Hospital are actively involved with the hospital management team on how the money fundraised is allocated within the hospital.

The members of Friends of Wexford General Hospital are from the local community, hospital personnel and supported by South East Radio.

The Board of Trustees is as follows:



Chairman Ciaran Sheridan
Treasurer Niall Reck
Secretary Edel Fitzmaurice
PRO Madeliene Quirke
Hospital Representatives Ms Lily Byrnes – General Manager
Mr Aidan Buckley- Consultant Cardiologist
WGHCA Fr Jim Fegan
Patron Bishop Denis Brennan

The 4 main towns in County Wexford are represented on the board. Each representative actively participates in a fundraising committee within their respective area.

The area representatives are as follows:


 Ronan Furlong Wexford Area 053 9152400
 tbc New Ross Area
 Colm Neville Enniscorthy Area 087-2542013
 Caroline Kennedy Gorey Area