John Hegarty is a former Wexford footballer and hurler and is Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council.
Jennifer Kavanagh is a Lecturer in Law in Waterford Institute of Technology.
Mary Harney served as Tánaiste for 10 years before retiring from politics in 2011, she now acts as a consultant and is involved in several charitable organisations.
Eamon Ryan is leader of The Green Party and served both as a TD for Dublin South and as a Government Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.
Lorraine Higgins is Deputy CEO with Retail Excellence, the industry representative organization.