Examples of Projects

Here's a selection of recent projects and assignments.

The Wheel

strategy planning process (2015-2016)

Arts Council of
Northern Ireland

Audit of Traditional Music in Northern Ireland (2014-15)

Arts Council/
An Chomhairle Ealaíon

Review of contemporary music policy initiative (2015)

Ealaín na Gaeltachta

Competitive assessment of funding proposals (2015)

An Cosán Glas

Business planning, negotiation strategy (2015)


Strategy & marketing review (2015)

Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair

Capital redevelopment, business planning and statement of strategy (2015)

Other Voices

Strategy and business development, funding (2014-ongoing)

Ealaín na Gaeltachta

Review of issues facing the Irish-language theatre sector in the Gaeltacht (2014)

South Wind Blows Ltd

(Production company and cultural consultancy): business & revenue diversification strategy (2014-ongoing)

Pléaráca Teoranta

(Community and cultural services, Conamara): review of strategy (2014)


UK City of Culture

Project Director with focus on project delivery, resource planning and risk management (2012-2013)

Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin

Capital redevelopment and restoration of a 17th century theatre; business planning, Board development

Dublin Dance Festival

Organisational development, Board development, succession planning (2007-2011)

The Touring Experiment

€2m national action research project on Arts Council strategy and policy for performing arts touring in Ireland (2007-2008)


Meeting House Square

€2.2m capital redevelopment, business planning and marketing project (2010)

Culture Night

Development of Culture Night from a local marketing initiative into an all-Ireland national cultural event (2005-ongoing)

Irish Chamber Orchestra

Planning and funding relocation of Irish Chamber Orchestra from Dublin to Limerick

Irish Traditional Music Archive

Establishment, development and funding of a national resource organisation; board development; succession planning (1987-ongoing)