Ireland

Niall Ó Donnchú

Ireland

Niall Ó Donnchú, MPhil, BSc (Econ), C(Dip) AF, is Assistant Secretary General at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Irish speaking areas) in Ireland. He heads up the Heritage Division of the Department and has responsibility for policy on both the built and natural heritage. He was formerly Head of Arts, Culture and Film Policy at the Department of Arts and Heritage. Prior to that he was Head of E-Commerce and Telecommunications' Policy at the Department of Communications and is also a former Head of Alternative and Renewable Energy at the Department of Energy. Niall Ó Donnchú is Board Member of the Governance Board of Science Gallery Ireland and of the energy poverty charity Energy Action . He is also a member of the external advisory board of the College of Art and Celtic Studies at University College Cork. Previously he has been a board member of Culture Ireland and of the National Concert Hall.

 

State Heritage Authority website: http://www.ahg.gov.ie/en/