Fr. Gerard Tyrrell is a priest of the Dublin Diocese and was ordained in 1987. He is a qualified teacher and taught in St. Thomas College V.E.C while Chaplain to St. Gerard’s School in Bray for four years. He spent nine years as a University Chaplain and Student Advisor in UCD and completed two units of Clinical Pastoral Education in Tralee General Hospital. He holds an MA in Pastoral Leadership from All Hallows College/DCU.
Fr. Gerard held the position of Vicar Forane for the Fingal South West Deanery. His last appointment before becoming director of the National Chaplaincy Team was as curate in Ballygall Parish on the North side of Dublin.