All staff are practitioners in Irish traditional music: musicians, singers and dancers. Their professional experience encompasses librarianship, audiovisual technology, information technology, broadcasting, education, design, management and business, and a range of European languages.

Nicholas Carolan
Director Emeritus

The Archive has also benefited from the active involvement in its work of many others including its co-founder Harry Bradshaw, Kate O'Dwyer, Glenn Cumiskey, Orla Henihan, Seán Corcoran, Sorcha Ní Mhuiré, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Aileen Dillane, Clíona Ní Shúilleabháin, Colette Moloney, Antain Mac Lochlainn, Lisa Shields, Edel McLaughlin, Packie McGinley, Peter Browne, Tom Fuller, Brian Masterson, Tony Moreau, Roland Gosda, Eoghan Neff, Mícheál Ó Cathain, Ian Lynch, Áine Ní Bharáin, Brigitte Bark, etc.