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Irish Georgian SocietyIGS Staff

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 Society London.

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.

Olivia Brosnan, Accounts Manager, Part-Qualified ACCA, Dip. Accounting Technician, Cert. Business Studies

Manages the day-to-day accounts of the Irish Georgian Foundation to include working with the Audit and Risk Committee in creating the quarterly management accounts and year-end financial statements along with assisting with the yearly audit. Also works with the Governance committee assisting with amongst other things the implementation of the Charity Regulators Governance Code.

Alannah Pollard, City Assembly House Bookshop Administrator

Assists with the day to day operation of the bookshop, including the ordering of stock and dealing with members and customer queries. Provides supports for events held in the City Assembly House.

Elaine Hurley, Membership Events Coordinator, MA Public History and Cultural Heritage, Minor Dip. Irish Archaeology, Cert Local History

Manages all aspects of the IGS’s membership events 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.

Megan Randall, City Assembly House and Communications Coordinator, BA History of Art and History, MA History of Art, Cert in Digital Marketing,

Manages the delivery of all events in the City Assembly House to include serving as Secretary of the CAH & Exhibitions Committee, devising and implementing cultural events, exhibitions, and commercial venue hires. Devises and delivers a communications strategy for IGS programmes, and coordinates the publications of the annual member's magazine, IGS Review, and the IGS Annual Report.

Claire Gogarty, Membership Subscriptions Coordinator, B.A. (Mod.) History and German, M.A. Irish Heritage Management

Manages all aspects of the IGS’s membership subscriptions in Ireland to include working with the Membership Development Working Group in developing and implementing membership retention strategies, coordinating the postage of membership literature with relevant colleagues (events programmes, IGS Review, IGS journal), and providing support for other IGS events and activities.