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Donough Cahill, Executive Director, MSc. Executive Leadership, Postgrad. Dip. Building Conservation, Postgrad. Dip. Heritage Management

Oversees the strategic and day-to-day operations of the IGS and of its Dublin based office through working with the Irish Georgian Foundation’s Committee of Management, its standing committees and working groups, with the Chicago based office of the Society’s US charitable body IGS Inc., and with trustees of the UK based Irish Georgian Trust.

Emmeline Henderson, Conservation Manager & Assistant Director, MA, Postgrad Arch Dip Rec, MUBC

Manages the IGS’s Conservation Education Programme to include the delivery of the Society’s Traditional Building & Conservation Skills in Action Exhibition, its ‘Conserving Your Period House’ courses, its online conservation skills and academic registers, as well as other seminars, conferences and study days relating to the conservation and promotion of Ireland’s architecture and decorative arts. 

Róisín Lambe, Membership & Events Administrator, BA, MA in Historic House Studies, Postgrad. Dip in Cultural Event Management

Manages all aspects of the IGS’s membership subscriptions in Ireland to include working with the Membership & Events Committee in devising and implementing membership event programmes, organising and providing support for membership lectures, tours and other activities, coordinating office administration, and providing support for other IGS events and activities. 

Zoë Coleman, Development Administrator, BA, MLitt in Nineteenth-Century Art History

Supports the work of the IGS Executive Director, President and officers of the IGS in the development of funding sources for the organisation’s conservation and education programmes, as well as providing administrative support to the Executive Director.

Mary Reade, Accounts Administrator

Manages the day-to-day accounts and book keeping of the Irish Georgian Foundation to include working with the Finance Committee,  recording and, where relevant, processing payments, issuing invoices where required, assisting with the preparation of quarterly and end of year management accounts, and providing support for other IGS events and activities.

Seamus Hogan, City Assembly House Building Liaison

Manages the Irish Georgian Society’s book and gift shop, oversees the presentation of and coordinates the letting of space within the City Assembly House, and supports a programme of cultural events for the Exhibition Room and the Daniel O’Connell Room.