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Our Team

glór is managed by a dedicated and hardworking staff and governed by a committed and passionate Board of Directors. glór employs approximately 35 staff (full time and part-time) across our administration, front of house, technical, bar & café, box office and cleaning teams.

glór Staff Outing, Lough Avalla Farm Looped Walk, Burren, Co. Clare

Our Staff

Orla Flanagan, Director of Glor.

Orla Flanagan
Director
director@glor.ie

Sinead

Sinéad Cahill
Gallery & Marketing Manager
scahill@glor.ie

Paula-Blue-crop

Paula Carroll
Admin, Marketing & Membership Assistant
paula@glor.ie

Ian Brown

Ian Brown
Technical Manager
tech@glor.ie

Eddie crop

Eddie McCourt
Senior Technician & Maintenance
maintenance@glor.ie

Derek McMahon
Finance & Box Office Manager
finance@glor.ie

Mary Byrt

Mary Byrt
Box Office Supervisor
mary@glor.ie

Fundraising Associate TBA
development@glor.ie

Alan Troy Operstions Manager

Alan Troy
Operations Manager
alan@glor.ie

Sharon McInerney

Sharon McInerney
Front of House Manager
Sharon@glor.ie

Jason Bar

Jason Kerin
Bar Manager
bar@glor.ie

Box Office & Information Team:

Imelda Collins
Gráinne Armstrong

Front of House Team:

Maeve Fox (Duty Manager)
Sue Currid (Duty Manager)
Brendan Mullen (Security)
Bernadette Power
Bernie O’Loughlin
Brid O’Sullivan
Mary Guilfoyle
Martina Hally

Cleaning Team:

Christine Crew
Marion Lynch

Technical Team:

Ellen Culloo
Shaun Naughton
Mark Ranalow
Darragh Purcell

Bar & Café Teams:

Daniel Madziag
Lisa O’Brien
Tomasz Rog
Tommy Moloney
Veronica Keane
Amy Shanahan

Our Board

Appointed 07/02/18

Bob Brannock (ACIS) is a retired CEO with Fortune 500 experience in the Financial Services, Insurance, Aircraft Leasing and Power Systems sectors. Bob has extensive experience of public, private and state boards including GE Financial Insurance (UK), AXA Assurance (UK), FORFAS (Ireland) and Genworth Mortgage Insurance (GMIC) (Canada).

Bob lives in Barefield with his wife Adrienne and five children, they all share a keen interest in Traditional Music, Dance, Drama and Art.

Appointed 04/05/16

Ann Marie Gill is a Management Consultant working with Public, Private and Voluntary Sector organisations. Formerly Senior Vice President with GE Financial Insurance and Genworth Financial, Head of Leadership and Management Development at Intel and CEO of the National Women’s Council. Ann Marie lives in North Clare and has a keen interest in Music Drama and Literature – former Deputy Chair of the Irish Chamber Orchestra and committee member of the Kate O’Brien Weekend (now the Limerick Literary Festival).

Appointed 16/05/17

Aibhlín McCrann is a director of Communiqué International, one of Ireland’s foremost leadership communications consultancies, where she specialises in facilitation, stakeholder engagement and strategy writing. Aibhlín has had a long-term involvement with the arts in Ireland, and was a board member of An Chomhairle Ealaíon, The Arts Council, 2006-2016, where she was appointed Deputy Chair in 2012. A fluent Irish speaker and harper, she served on the board of the Traditional Music Archive 2001-2005, and is a passionate advocate for the harp in Ireland. She is Director of An Chúirt Chruitireachta, the International Festival for Irish Harp and Chair of Cruit Éireann, Harp Ireland; a newly established resource organisation to support the continuing development of the harp in Ireland. She became Chair of the Irish Chamber Orchestra in October 2017.

Appointed 23/09/09

Allen Flynn is the Managing Director of the Flynn Hotel Group and also has 6 years accounting experience with Price Waterhouse New York. An avid lover of theatre he has been a member of the Ennis Players for the past 20 years, including winning the All Ireland Confined Drama title with his production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh.

Appointed 31/08/2018

Anne is a Director of Service with Clare County Council currently having responsibility for the Social Development Directorate which includes Housing, Arts, Culture, Sports and Recreation. Her career in local government commenced in Clare County Council in 1990 but during the past 28 years she has also worked for extended periods in Limerick County Council, Kerry County Council and Limerick Regeneration Agencies before returning to Clare County Council in 2012. Anne is a native of Clare and has always continued to reside in the county irrespective of her work location. She is married to Brian with one daughter Shaunagh who is studying primary teaching at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.

Appointed 12/01/12

Anthony Quigney is a native of Clooney, Co. Clare and now lives in Kilmore in east Clare.  He is Director of Dell Solution Centres for the EMEA region where he is responsible for the management of a diverse network of Information Technology research and development centres for the global IT supplier. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for Dell Centre for Entrepreneurs, providing Technical and Solutions leadership to the Dell Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program.  Anthony has been a member of the world renowned Kilfenora Céilí Band since 1992. During his career he performed all over the world with the Kilfenora and also as a solo musician. He has numerous award winning recordings to his credit.

Appointed 25/06/14

Gerry Flynn is a full time independent Councillor and has served the Shannon area since 1999.  He has a strong active involvement in the community and voluntary sector for many years.  He is married and the father of 2 grown up daughters.

Appointed 24/09/14

Helen was appointed County Librarian in Clare in 2009, having previously worked in the public library service in Dublin, Kilkenny and Limerick as well as a short stint working in a law firm in Sydney, Australia. She is employed by Clare County Council and manages the Cultural services which includes Libraries, Arts, the County Museum and Archives.  She is also a board member of the West Clare Community Education Centre Ltd.

Appointed 25/06/14

Mary was elected to Ennis Town Council in 2009 and subsequently elected to Clare County Council in 2014.  She has a keen interest in the arts and has been a regular visitor to glór over the years to attend different productions and events.  Mary grew up in Ennis in the West of Ireland where culture and music are part of the DNA. She grew up with music, dance and song, and as a teenager developed a love of theatre and the performing arts, and this love has only intensified over the years. Mary has huge respect for all those who put themselves “out there” whether they act, sculpt, paint or sing and thus was thrilled when she got the opportunity to be a part of the glór Board.