Our Team

The staff of the Heritage Council are a small, flexible and highly motivated group of people.

Their expertise, independence and their focus on heritage define the organisational culture.

Virginia Teehan

Virginia Teehan
Chief Executive Officer
vteehan@heritagecouncil.ie


Management Team

Ian Doyle

Ian Doyle
Head of Conservation
idoyle@heritagecouncil.ie

Paula Drohan

Paula Drohan
Head of Finance
pdrohan@heritagecouncil.ie

Beatrice Kelly

Beatrice Kelly
Head of Policy & Research
Museums & Archives Programmes Manager
bkelly@heritagecouncil.ie

Michael Obrien Head Of Business

Michael O'Brien
Head of Business Services
Child Protection Officer
mobrien@heritagecouncil.ie

Vacant
Head of Communications & Public Affairs


Professional & Administrative Officers

Alison Harvey

Alison Harvey
Planning & Development Officer
Programme Manager of the Collaborative Town Centre Health Check Programme
aharvey@heritagecouncil.ie

Colm Murray

Colm Murray
Architecture Officer & Data Protection Officer
cmurray@heritagecouncil.ie

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Anna Meenan
GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme Programme Manager
ameenan@heritagecouncil.ie

Lorcan Scott For Website

Lorcan Scott
Wildlife Officer
lscott@heritagecouncil.ie

Maria

Maria Walsh
Heritage in Schools -Programme Manager
heritageinschools@heritagecouncil.ie
mwalsh@heritagecouncil.ie

Lesley Ann

Lesley-Ann Hayden
Museum Standards Programme for Ireland- Programme Manager
lahayden@heritagecouncil.ie

Aalia

Aalia Kamal
Cultural and Inclusive Heritage Officer
akamal@heritagecouncil.ie

Valerie

Valerie Kelly
Community & Public Engagement Officer
Irish Walled Towns Network Co-ordinator
vkelly@heritagecouncil.ie

Cathy Connelly

Cathy Connelly
Corporate Services Officer
cconnelly@heritagecouncil.ie

Maria D

Maria Dempsey
Executive Officer- Finance
mdempsey@heritagecouncil.ie

Amanda Ryan

Amanda Ryan
Grants Officer
aryan@heritagecouncil.ie

Ann Barcoe

Anne Barcoe
PA to Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
abarcoe@heritagecouncil.ie

Martina Malone

Martina Malone
Executive Officer- Communications
mmalone@heritagecouncil.ie


Ger Croke

Gerard Croke
Administrator- Reception, Building Operations & IT
gcroke@heritagecouncil.ie

Christena Ryan

Christena Ryan
Administrator- Finance
cryan@heritagecouncil.ie


Project Managers

Heritage Week
Thelma Harris DHR Communications
087-3683515
Email: heritageweek@heritagecouncil.ie