Michael Barron

Michael Barron is the Fund Manager for the Equality Fund.

Michael was the founding director of both BeLonG To, Ireland’s national service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender young people and EQUATE, Equality in Education. Michael has successfully worked for significant changes in the areas of education, bullying, young people and equality. He has worked closely with the Department of Education and Skills and Education Stakeholders where he built strong coalitions around equality issues and was a member of the Department of Education Anti-Bullying working group.

He directed the BeLonG To Yes Coalition of children and youth rights organisations which played a significant role in securing marriage equality by referendum in May 2015.