Meet the staff of Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich. We're happy to answer any questions you may have, get in touch using the details below.
Ciarán Mac Giolla Bhéin
Ciarán has been the Executive Director of Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich since July 2019. In his role as Executive Director, Ciarán is responsible for managing every aspect of the centre, including bot business and creative aspects. Ciarán is on the Board of Fáilte Feirste Thiar, Chairperson of Líonra Bhéal Feirste Thiar and is a spokesperson for an Dream Dearg, the Irish language rights group. Before he was appointed to Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, Ciarán was Advocacy Manager with Conradh na Gaeilge.
Aisling has been Executive Director of Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich since November 2015. As Executive Director, Aisling is responsible for managing all aspects of the centre, from creative to business. Aisling is also on the board of Fáilte Feirste Thiar and represents Cultúrlann as part of the Irish language network for west Belfast. Previous to her appointment at Cultúrlann Mc Adam Ó Fiaich, Aisling worked at The British Museum and The National Museum of Ireland.
As our Arts and Community Officer, Brónagh organises events for all age groups, interests and backgrounds. She previously worked for six years as an Irish Language Development Officer with Glór na Móna and sits on the Board of Governors of Bunscoil an tSléibhe Dhuibh.
Caoimhín has been the Tourism Officer in Oifig Fáilte (the Welcome Office) since 2015. As Tourism Officer Caoimhín is the first port of call for anyone coming into the centre. He is responsible for promoting the centre and will be able to answer your questions on what’s on in the area. Prior to his appointment as Tourism Officer Caoimhín taught for several years in West Belfast.
Pádraig has been finance officer at Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich since February 2007. He is responsible for the management of Cultúrlann’s finances. Pádraig is on the board of Iontaobhas na Gaelscolaíochta and Croí Éanna. Previous to his appointment at Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich he was finance officer at various charitable organisations including UFI Learn Direct, Féile an Phobail, and Playboard.
Fionnghuala has worked at Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich since 2001. She is responsible for the administration and business development in the centre since then. For enquires relating to potential business opportunities and administrative queries contact Fionnghuala.
Órla began her role as Education Officer for Young People in 2018 and before that had spent years in the Cultúrlann helping with Aisling Óg. Órla is responsible for the developing a programme of events for young people. She is also completing a PhD in Queen’s Univerity Belfast at the moment.
Tríona has been working as a children’s art facilitator in Cultúrlann since 2016. She has years of experience running art workshops in primary schools and facilitating workshops with Young At Art. She has a degree in design from the Art College at University of Ulster.