Board Committees

Statutory Committees

In accordance with the provisions of the National Cultural Institutions Act 1997, the Board has established two statutory Board Committees, reporting to the Board. These include the Readers Advisory Committee and the Committee on Genealogy and Heraldry.

Readers Advisory Committee

The main function of the Readers Advisory Committee is to advise the Board on matters relating to the provision of services by the Library. The members are:

Board members - Jack Keyes (Chair), Ciara Breathnach, Katherine McSharry

Non-Board members - Marian Fitzgibbon, Felix Larkin, Patrick McMahon

Committee on Genealogy and Heraldry

The main function of the Genealogy and Heraldry Committee is to advise the Board on matters arising from the Board's statutory powers and functions in the areas of genealogy and heraldry. The members are:

Board members - Jennifer Taaffe (Chair), Conor Kostick, Susan Philips, Susan Schreibman

Non-Board members - Síle Coleman, John Grenham, Denis G. Marnane, Edward Rowland.

The Director of the National Library of Ireland and Chief Herald of Ireland are non-voting members of the Committee.

 

Non-Statutory Committee

Audit Committee

The main function of the Audit Committee is to oversee the internal audit function and advise the Board in relation to the operation and development of that function. The members are:

Board members: Eoin McVey (Chair), Maeve Conrick, James Dorgan

Non-Board member: Teresa Harrington

Map of Ireland from 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum,' Antwerp 1592
Map of Ireland from 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum,' Antwerp 1592
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