Current Valid CL1s/CL2s/CICs

Recognised Award Holders of Cave Leader 1 (CL1), Cave Leader 2 (CL2) and SUI Cave Instructor Certificate (CIC) holders

Holders of the CL1 and CL2 awards are required to:

  • Hold up to date SUI membership,
  • Hold a valid first aid certificate
  • Attend a revalidation event every 5 years

The complete list of current, recognised award holders is below.  The list includes CIC members who are SUI members. The list is fully comprehensive, and is correct as of March 2023.

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has published guidelines on leadership in outdoor pursuits centres and adventure sports companies which includes a recommendation that only those with recognised qualifications should lead groups on adventure sports activities.

Cave Leader 1

  • Magda Kluj
  • Tony Furnell
  • Eszter Kaloczkai
  • Michelle Shannon
  • Damian Gribbin
  • Ronan Kane
  • Cillian Burke 
  • Sean Corrigan
  • Jacqui McVicker
  • Mark Corps
  • Raymond Bell

Cave Leader 2 (note that all Cave Leader 2 award holders will also hold the Cave Leader 1 award)

  • Adam De Eyto
  • Artur Lach
  • Eoghan Lynch
  • Eoghan Mullan
  • Seamus Breathnach
  • Terry Casserley
  • Tim O’Connell
  • Una Donoghue
  • Jimmy Kelly
  • Colin Bunce
  • Phil Walker
  • Stanislaw Drapala
  • Liam McCarthy

Cave Instructor Certificate

  • Tim Fogg


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