Born in Donegal, living in Galway since 1984, I was an original member of the music group The Saw Doctors. Having left the band in 2002, I carved out a successful career as tour and production manager working closely with comedian Tommy Tiernan, traditional Irish group De Danann and International act The Mavericks. I am an accomplished project manager for large outdoor events (Electric Picnic, Sea Sessions, Volvo Ocean Race) and live performance (Ed Sheeran, Phoenix Park) . I have over 30 years experience working professionally in the entertainmnet industry with a national and international focus. I was recently Elected member to Arts and Culture Recovery Task Force for Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media , and am Vice- Chairperson of EPIC ( Event Production Industry Covid 19 Working Group) https://www.epicwg.com/. I am currently Senior Producer for An Taibhdhearc, Ireland’s National Language Theatre.