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Board

The operations of the Archive are directed by a Board of twelve directors, who have performing, collecting, broadcasting, archival, financial, marketing and management experience. One third of the members is replaced annually by election.

The current ITMA board is

  • Dermot McLaughlin, Derry/ Dublin, Chairman
  • John Blake, London/Dublin
  • Máire Breatnach, Dublin
  • Rab Cherry, Belfast/Dublin
  • Tara Connaghan, Donegal
  • Rónán Galvin, Dublin/ Donegal
  • Cathal Goan, Belfast/Dublin
  • Johnny McCarthy, Cork
  • Clodach McGrory, Belfast
  • Dr Siobhán Ní Laoire, Dublin
  • Liam O'Connor, Dublin
  • Tom Sherlock, Dublin

Former board members have been 

Cathal Goan
Tom Munnelly
Folklore Collector,
Department of Irish Folklore,
University College Dublin
Chairman 1987–93
 
Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin
Professor of Music,
University of Limerick
Chairman 1993–96
Cathal Goan
Director-General, RTÉ
Chairman 1996– 2008

and Garech a Brún, Finbar Boyle, Dr Éamon de Buitléar, Ciarán Carson, Bríd Cranitch, Dr Matt Cranitch, Michael Crehan, Dr Aileen Dillane, Dr Liz Doherty, Dr Catherine Foley, Paddy Glackin, Dr Colin Hamilton, David Hammond, Robbie Hannan, Áine Hensey, Ted Hickey, Dr Caoimhín Mac Aoidh, Liam Mac Con Iomaire, Aibhlín McCrann, Gay McKeon, Liam McNulty, Mary Mitchell, Dr John Moulden, Terry Moylan, Paddy Mullarkey, Tom Munnelly (former Chairman), Máire Ní Chaoimh, Máire Ní Chéileachair, Neansaí Ní Choisdealbha, Nóirín Ní Ghrádaigh, Siobhán Ní Laoire, Eilís Ní Shúilleabháin, Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin, Éamonn Ó Bróithe, Dr Pádraig Ó Cearbhaill, Dr Proinsias Ó Conluain, Niall O'Dowd, Con Ó Drisceoil, Meaití Jó Shéamuis Ó Fatharta, Liam O'Flynn, Gerry O’Hanlon, Dr Lillis Ó Laoire, Professor Breandán Ó Madagáin, Muiris Ó Rócháin, Eoiní Maidhcí Ó Súilleabháin, Professor Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (former Chairman), Dr Hugh Shields, Dr Martin Stokes, Michael Tubridy, Áine Uí Cheallaigh, Professor Ríonach uí Ógáin, Eithne Vallely, Dr Fintan Vallely, Bill Whelan, and Róisín White.

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Dermot McLaughlin, Chief Executive, Temple Bar Cultural Trust, Current Chairman