1.10.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 256/49


COUNCIL DECISION

of 20 September 2005

appointing two members and four alternate members of the Committee of the Regions

(2005/674/EC)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 263 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Irish Government,

Whereas:

(1)

On 22 January 2002 the Council adopted Decision 2002/60/EC (1) appointing the members and alternate members of the Committee of the Regions for the period from 26 January 2002 to 25 January 2006.

(2)

Two members’ seats on the Committee of the Regions have become vacant following the resignations of Ms Annette McNAMARA and of Mr Royston BRADY; four alternate members’ seats on the Committee of the Regions have become vacant following the resignations of Ms Angela LUPTON, Ms Vivian O’CALLAGHAN, Mr P.J. COGHILL and Ms Catherine MURPHY,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following are hereby appointed to the Committee of the Regions for the remainder of the current term of office, namely until 25 January 2006:

(a)

as members:

 

Ms Maria CORRIGAN

Member of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council

in place of Ms Annette McNAMARA

 

Mr Paul O’DONOGHUE

Member of Kerry County Council

in place of Mr Royston BRADY;

(b)

as alternate members:

 

Ms Mary FREEHILL

Member of Dublin City Council

in place of Ms Angela LUPTON

 

Ms Michelle MULHERIN

Member of Mayo County Council

in place of Ms Catherine MURPHY

 

Mr Terry SHANNON

Member of Cork City Council

in place of Mr P.J. COGHILL

 

Mr Barney STEELE

Member of Longford County Council

in place of Ms Vivian O’CALLAGHAN.

Article 2

This Decision shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

It shall take effect on the day of its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 20 September 2005.

For the Council

The President

M. BECKETT


(1)  OJ L 24, 26.1.2002, p. 38.