Siamsa Tíre

Company Information



Chairman: Joe Leonard is Group HR Director with PM Group, an engineering and construction management company based in Cork. He has served as Chair from 2012-17 and again in 2020. Particular areas of expertise: HR, Business Management. Appointed: 11/05/2011.

Secretary/Rúnaí: Louise Donlon is the Director of the Lime Tree Theatre in Limerick.  She was the inaugural Director of The Dunamaise Arts Centre in Portlaoise and has a background in theatre production with Druid Theatre Comany. She was a member of the Arts Council for five years.  Particular areas of expertise: Venue management and programming, Arts governance, Arts policy and infrastructure nationally. Appointed: 24/04/2015.

Pádraig Mallon is the Sustainability Communications Manager with Kerry Group, which is Siamsa Tíre's main Corporate Sponsor.  He has particular expertise in improving sustainability in large organisations and governance. Appointed: 07/07/2016.

Mícheál Ó’Coileáin worked for many years as the Environment Officer with Kerry County Council. He is Artistic Director of Dingle’s well known arts festival, Féile na Bealtaine and is Chair of the Board of Directors of Muckross House and Gardens. He is a fluent Irish speaker from West Kerry.  Particular areas of expertise: The environment, arts audiences, Irish Language. Appointed: 15/09/2016.

Lisa McElligott is a lecturer with the Dept of Creative Media and Information Technology in Munster Technological University (formerly Institute of Technology, Tralee). She has a background in Visual Arts. Particular areas of expertise: Digital Technology, the Third Level Education sector. Appointed: 20/04/2017.

Breda O’Dwyer is a Senior Lecturer in Munster Technological University, founder and Head of CEED - leading regions through Innovation, Design and Transformation and project lead for Research & Engagement in MTU project. She is a key member of the Kerry executive team aimed at fostering and promoting enterprise and innovation in the South West Region. Appointed: 25/06/2020.

Siamsa Tíre Cuideachta faoi Theorainn Ráthaichta is a registered charity under the Charities Act 2009 and complies with the Charities Regulatory Authority's Governance Code and the Principles of Good Fundraising.

Registered Address – Town Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Registered in Dublin, Ireland.
No. 38483
CHY No. 5842

Download Siamsa Tíre Financial Accounts 2019