The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) is the national organisation representing both commercial and leisure sectors of the marine industry in Ireland.

The Primary Aims of the Federation are:

  • To promote the interests of all sectors of the marine industry in Ireland and to encourage its growth and development;
  • To represent the interests of the industry to Government, State Agencies and European institutions, thereby influencing public policies;
  • To promote the image of the industry through quality awareness, public statements and the organisation of Boat Shows;
  • To provide advice, information and services to members in order to assist in achieving these objectives.

Federation Governance

The Federation is governed by a Council elected by the corporate members. The current Council comprises:

  • Mr. Paal Janson (Chairman), Dun Laoghaire Marina
  • Mr. David O’Brien, Baily Publications Ltd.
  • Mr. Bernard Gallagher, B J Marine Ltd.
  • Mr. Damien Offer, Malahide Marina
  • Mr. Gerry Salmon, MGM Boats Ltd
  • Mr. Hogan Magee, Western Marine Ltd.
  • Mr. Ian O’Mara, Viking Marine Ltd.
  • Mr. Mark Ring, Royal Cork Yacht Club
  • Mr. Jonny Moneley, Carlingford Marina

IMF Board Members

Mr. Paal Janson (Chairman)
Dun Laoghaire Marina
01 2020040

Mr. David O’Brien
Baily Publications Ltd.
01 2846161

Mr. Hogan Magee
Western Marine Ltd.
01 2800321

Mr. Bernard Gallagher
B J Marine Ltd.
01 8061560

Mr. Gerry Salmon
MGM Boats Ltd.
01 2802020

Mr. Ian O’Mara
Viking Marine Ltd.
01 2806654

Mr. Damien Offer
Malahide Marina
01 8454129

Mr. Jonny Moneley
Carlingford Marina
042 9373072