- 18 Aug 21
Six new members have been added to the Culture Ireland Expert Advisory Committee with the goal of supporting Irish artists and Irish arts abroad.
Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin TD has announced the six members that have been added to the Culture Ireland Expert Advisory Committee.
The Committee is made up of representatives from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Department of Foreign Affairs, the Arts Council, Tourism Ireland, and Screen Ireland.
"Culture Ireland plays a vital role in building Ireland's reputation globally through the promotion of Irish arts worldwide," said Martin. "At this pivotal time, the in-depth expertise of the new Committee members will help to increase career opportunities for Irish artists and maximise the impact of the Government's investment in Irish arts abroad."
The new members of the Committee are Helen Carey (Visual Arts Curator), Tom Creed (Theatre and Opera Producer and Director), Louise Donlon (Executive Director of the Lime Tree Theatre), Noeleen Hartigan (Multidisciplinary Arts Strategy Advisor), Rosaleen Molloy (CEO of Music Generation), and Nidhi Zak (poet, editor and Peace Ambassador).
"As Culture Ireland is embarking on a new strategy, which will shape the approach for promoting Irish arts for the next 5 years, the appointment of such experienced new Committee members from across the arts sector is timely," said Kieran Hanrahan, the chair of Culture Ireland. "We will work together together to maximise the benefits for Irish artists and global audiences.
Learn more about the Culture Ireland Expert Advisory Committee here.