John Farrell

Position: Chair

Dr John Farrell joined the board of the USPCA in August 2018 and became Chair in November 2019.

John retired from Newry Mourne & Down District Council in 2017 where he held the post of Director of Environment, Health and Building Services, after many years working in local government.

John is the current president of the Ulster University Gaelic Academy and is Chair of Ulster GAA’s Higher Education Council and sits on a number of GAA national committees.

Since retiring John has managed a small family farm with a suckler cow herd and is deeply involved in the local farming community.