Grúpa Comhairleach

We have established an advisory group to support the creation of ideas and connections for the organisation. They are working collaboratively with the team to support and guide our ambitious, meaningful and achievable cultural initiatives.

The group includes community advocates, artists, singers, dancers, researchers, academics, makers, digital storytellers, publishers, social innovators, historians, and more. We're delighted to have them working with us.

Advisory Group 2021 - 2023

Helen Shaw, Brian Treacy, Brian Mullins, Lisa Jones, Emily O'Callaghan, Jessica Smyth, Danielle Masterson, Joan Hannon, Eileen Murphy, Aileen Caffrey, Jennifer Winder-Baggot, Jo O'Donoghue, Liza Michael, Johnathan Santos, Anne Marie Hayes, Stephen Manning, Ruth Hegarty, Deirdre Ryan, Craig Connolly, Barbara Mellon, Liliana Fernandez Mitchell, Trish Cronin, Anthony O'Keeffe, Carmel Hanley, Eamon O'Flaherty, Aine Ni Chaoimh, Shauna Lyons, Fergal Hynes, Michael Kinsella, Jade Connell Carroll, Hazel Tucker Fogarty, Caitlin White, Katrina Enros, Claire Gogarty, Rick O'Shea, Isabelle Keenan, David Gunning, Pearse Corcoran, Niall McGuirk, Lisa Griffith, Michael Ginty, Antonella Scanu, Sarah McKenna, Helen Doherty, Simon Maguire, Michele Walshe, Emer Meehan, Margarita Vásquez Cárdenas, Karen Aguiar, Alessandra Azevedo, Deirdre Ní Cheallaigh, Damien McGlynn, Jeffrey Roe, Grainne Walker, Muirne Bloomer, Emilie Conway, James Stafford, Felicia Olusanya, Martha Moloney, Nessa McNamara, Julia Moustacchi, Aidan Clifford, Mary Griffin, Emma Loughney, Helen Barry, Muriel McAuley, Mary Weir, Eleanor Collier, John Scott, William Cumming, Dr Darren Kelly, Kim Ennis, Stephen Mandal, Rachel Collier Orla Ryan, Denise Brophy, Evelyn D'Arcy, Godfrey Chimbganda, Dr Conor Kostick, Maretta Dillon, Brian Crowley, Muireann Ahern, Jo McNamara, Gilly Clarke, Sarah Durcan, Beverly Sperry, Megan Riordan, Veronica Dyas, Siobhán Doyle, Gerry Clabby, Michael Foley.

Advisory panels 2018 - 2020

The contributions of the 2018 - 2020 Advisory Panels proved invaluable in helping us with the development of our work and policies and many of our projects found their roots within the group. We’d like to thank them for all of their work and commitment over the last few years.

Heritage Advisory Panel

As of March 2019, panel includes: Muireann Ahern, Denise Brophy, Tom Burke, Godfrey Chimbganda, Gerry Clabby, Brian Crowley, Willie Cumming, Michael Foley, Rob Goodbody, Mary Griffin, Sandra Heise, Beatrice Kelly, Ray Kennedy, Sorcha Kenny, Heather Maitland, Dr Stephen Mandel, Nessa McNamara, Paddy Matthews, Kerrie O’Brien, Mark Reynolds, Fiona Walsh.

Culture Advisory Panel

As of March 2019, panel includes: Helen Barry, Peter Brannigan, Angela Broderi, Gilly Clarke, Aidan Clifford, Eleanor Collier, Rachel Collier, Evelyn D’Arcy, Loughlin Deegan, Maretta Dillon, Deirdre Doherty, Philippa Donnellan, Fergal Dowling, Siobhan Doyle, Sarah Durcan, Veronica Dyas, Gerard Flanagan, Kimberly Gray Ennis, Dr. Linda Green, Denis Horan, Breda Jackson, Darren Kelly, Conor Kostick, Emma Loughney, Fiach MacConghail, Emily Mark-Fitzgerald, Anne Matthews, Muriel McAuley, Jo McNamara, Martha Moloney, Julia Moustacchi, Nor Nasib, NiamhO’Donnell, Felicia Olusanya, Shaz Oye, Betty Purcell, Dr Bernadette Quinn, Megan Riordan, Orla Ryan, John Scott, Beverly Sperry, David Teevan, Karen Twomey, Mary Weir.