About Gallery of Photography
Staff 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
Gallery of Photography Ireland is committed to maintaining the highest standards of governance to ensure full transparency in how we operate.
Irish Gallery of Photography Designated Activity Company is a not for profit organisation. Irish Gallery of Photography DAC (registered business name Gallery of Photography Ireland) is a single member company.
Child Safeguarding Statement
Click here for details of our Child Safeguarding Statement, updated December 2018
Gallery of Photography Ireland Data breach Policy
1. Gallery of Photography Ireland takes measures to ensure your personal data is protected. In the event of a significant data breach, and where we determine a significant risk of harm to individuals, damage to operational business and financial, legal and reputational costs to the Gallery of Photography Ireland, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner and all affected individuals will be notified within 72 hours.
2. We keep a record of all data breaches and our assessment of the risk posed.
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 (2017) is here
The Irish Gallery of Photography Designated Activity Company Constitution 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 (formerly LTD) (business name Gallery of Photography Ireland) 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 remuneration 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:
Carmel Hynes (appointed Chair April 2017 joined Board 2013)
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.
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 Board April 2016.
Yetti Redmond is an award winning senior producer – formerly with RTÉ Radio 1. As well as producing high quality programmes over 20 years with the station, she was lead producer on various public events relating to Ireland’s decade of centenaries. She was the creative force behind the RTÉ World War 1 Roadshow (Trinity College: 2014), RTÉ Road to the Rising (O’Connell St & surrounds: 2015) and RTÉ Reflecting the Rising (Spanning much of Dublin city centre: 2016). She has developed many radio series including The History Show, Miriam Meets and specialist series on food and health. Her weekday credits include The Gay Byrne Show, Liveline and the Arts Show. Prior to joining RTÉ, she worked as a print and broadcast journalist in Dublin and Belfast, worked in public relations in Dublin and for three years, ran her own publicity business in New Zealand. Joined Board October 2016
Kenneth O Halloran is a photographer based in Dublin. He was born in the West of Ireland and is a graduate of the Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. He holds a Masters in Fine Art Photography from The University of Ulster, Belfast. O Halloran’s work has appeared in magazines such as The New York Times Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, Stern, Le Monde, TIME, GEO, The Financial Times Magazine and Cosmopolitan Magazine. His work has been recognized by World Press, American Photography, Alliance Francaise, and the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize. He is also a winner of the Terry O’Neill Photography award.Joined Board June 2018.
Stephanie McBride is an academic, broadcaster and critic who writes and lectures on film, media and visual culture. Formerly, Assistant Professor in the School of Communications at DCU, Tutor in arts, literature and film at NYU TIsch School of the Arts, she has also taught in Visual Culture at NCAD. Selected publications include The Cinema of Place/The Place of Cinema, Ireland into Film:Felicia’s Journey. Her Intermedia column appeared in The Irish Times; a film and tv columnist with CIRCA Art Magazine, where she also edited a number of issues on film, art education, art and science; a contributor to Irish Arts Review.
Luke Gibbons, is Professor of Irish Literary and Cultural Studies at the School of English, Drama and Media Studies, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and formerly taught at the University of Notre Dame, USA, and Dublin City University. He has published widely on Irish culture, film, literature, and the visual arts, as well as on aesthetics and politics. His many publications include ‘Ghostly Light: Spectres of Modernity in James Joyce’s and John Huston’s ‘The Dead’, in A Companion to James Joyce, (Richard Brown, ed., Blackwell, 2007) and ‘Famished Ghosts: Bloom, Bible Wars, and “U.P. up” in Joyce’s Dublin’, Dublin James Joyce Journal, 2 (2010).Joined Board September 2018.