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Festival Team

Our team is made up of many of Ireland’s most experienced professional artists, arts workers, creatives and live events workers, in support of a small core team who work throughout the year planning St. Patrick’s Festival and the Parade.

Richard Tierney

Director of Operations
Julia Dalton

Financial Controller
Mary Leane

Sponsorship Manager
Ellie Dowling

Financial Accountant
Ted Kavanagh

Administrative Assistant
Rachel Coote

Head of Spectacle and Cultural Innovation
Neil Burke

Head of Marketing and Communications
Pat Carey

Head of Production
Tony Killeen

Head of Parade

Natasha Purtill

Performance Director
Muirne Bloomer

NEIC Project Production Manager

Damo Boggler

Graphic Designer
Alan Bourke-Tuffy

Marketing Executive
Siobhán Brosnan

Hospitality Manager
Siobhán Buffini

NEIC Project Commissioned Artists
Martin Cahill, Tommy Casby and Andrew Clancy

Volunteer Coordinators
Mark Cleary and Barra Doherty

Production Assistant
Bevin Daunt

NEIC Project Designer
Vanessa Daws

Festival Quarter Assistant
Faith Dempsey

NEIC Project Manager and Costume Stylist
Justine Doswell

Production and Licensing Manager
Steph Farrell

Festival Quarter Technical Manager

Brian Gormally

NEIC Project Lead Artist

Amy Hegarty

Community and Participation Manager
Rachel Hopkins

Traders and Brand Manager
Milja Juretic

Front of House
Hannah Lyons

Festival Quarter Project Manager
Eimear Marron

Partnership and Activation Project Manager
Rummy McCullagh

Festival Quarter Artist Liaison

Shauna McQuillan

Marching Bands and One City Co-Ordinator; Funding Partnerships Manager

Ali Morris

Production and Logistics Manager

Darren Murphy

Parade Director
David ‘Spud’ Murphy

Social Media and Digital Marketing Executive
Phoebe Nevins

Festival Runner

Lauris Ofmanis

Finance Assistant
Tim O'Halloran

Logistics Assistant
Bobbie O'Neill

Hospitality Assistant
Murilo Ortunho

NEIC Project Artist
Saoirse O’Shea

Festival Quarter Programme Manager
Muireann O'Sullivan

Festival Design
Pete Reddy

Branding and Partnerships Manager
Rowena Shanley

Festival PR
The Hive

Website Design