Co-Director/CEO Tanya Kiang Co-Director/Company Secretary Trish Lambe
Communications, Bookshop & Front of House Manager Darragh Shanahan
Digital Arts Studio Production and Training Daniel Scully
Darkroom, installation & Facilities Pete Smyth
Accounts Manager Louise Donnelly
Weekend Staff – part time
Part-time writer in residence/ weekend front of house, Bookshop Darren Campion
Irish Gallery of Photography Ltd is a not for profit organisation. Irish Gallery of Photography (trading as Gallery of Photography) is a single member company.
The organisation keeps detailed financial records, maintains strict financial controls and is transparent in its audited financial statements. The most recent statement of audited accounts (2015) is available here. We plan to comply with the Standards of Recommended Practices in 2015. The organisation complies with all regulatory requirements and operates in accordance with its Memorandum of Association (currently under review) can be viewed here. To view our commitment to the implementation of the Code of Good Governance click here
Company Secretary Trish Lambe
Company Number 158866
Registered Office Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Auditors Byrne Curtin Kelly, Suite 4 & 5 Bridgewater Business Centre,
Conyngham Road, Islandbridge, Dublin 8, Ireland, D08 T9NH.
Bank AIB 40/41 Westmoreland St.Dublin 2
Business address Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Irish Gallery of Photography Ltd (trading as Gallery of Photography) held on 9th September 2015 the Board of Directors of the Irish Gallery of Photography Ltd committed to comply with and implement The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland.
- We are committed to comply with the recommended guidelines for financial guidelines.
- We are committed to the implementation of the Code of Governance.
- We are committed to comply with the Principles of Good Fundraising.
- To view renumeration packages of senior staff click here
There are currently six Board Directors, each with expertise in a variety of fields of profession. Board members serve a term of 5 years and are replaced on rotation. Our Current Board members are:
Paul Geraghty is a technology entrepreneur and founder of Picturk.com. Picturk supports organisations that promote art and its makers by providing the leading curation platform to run Open Calls, Awards and Prizes. Picturk.com drives the Syngenta Photo Award, the Prize for Contemporary African Photography (where he serves as a director), and Bird Photographer of the Year. Paul has broad international experience having worked with organisations in Europe, the Americas, and Africa. Joined April 2016.
Kate Horgan has worked as a photojournalist and photo editor in Ireland and the United States. Her photographs have featured in numerous books and exhibitions. She is currently working as a photo book editor and designer. Joined Board March 2011.
Carmel Hynes is a solicitor practising in renewable energy law with many years’ experience in completing large commercial transactions and funding projects both in commercial property and energy projects. She also has a good working knowledge of company law, giving guidance to boards of directors and advising on the regulatory environment and corporate governance. Carmel holds a Bachelor in Civil Law from University College Dublin and is a member of the Law Society of Ireland. She is also a member of Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, a committee and founding member of Energy Law Ireland, a Council member of the Irish Wind Energy Association and a director of IWEA Ltd. Carmel has a longstanding commitment to the arts, in particular the visual arts and photography. Joined Board September 2013.
Peter Neill is a lecturer on the BA Photography, Belfast School of Arts, University of Ulster and is also an artist/photographer. Research interests include photographic practice – exhibition and photobook form since 1977, history of the First World War One. Joined Board March 2012.
Stephanie McBride (appointed Chair September 2015)
Stephanie McBride is an academic, lecturer in Film Studies, writer & critic. She is author of Felicia’s Journey (Ireland into Film) (CUP) and The Cinema of Place/The Place of Cinema (Arts Council of Ireland). Joined Board May 2011.
Clodagh Memery is Director of Philanthropy at St. James Hospital. Most recently Clodagh was Associate Director with the Trinity Foundation, Trinity College Dublin, with experience in corporate sponsorship, individual giving, events, research, marketing, business planning and overall business development and project management. At Trinity College, she raised over €5m in three years with Science Gallery, and the Schools of Physics and Engineering. Clodagh is a science graduate of Trinity College Dublin and holds an MPhil in Urban Studies from the University of Glasgow. Previously Clodagh has worked in a range of fields in Ireland and the UK, including local economic development, public service delivery at the Scottish Government, social and economic research and as a consultant in strategic performance and change management. Joined Board September 2015.