Seán Potts appointed to New Position of Office Manager

The Board and Directors of ITMA are delighted to announce the appointment of Seán Potts as the new Office Manager at ITMA.

Sean Potts Office Manager 2022
Seán Potts, ITMA Office Manager

Seán Potts

Seán Potts is a distinguished uilleann piper who has played an active role in the development of traditional Irish music for over 35 years as a practitioner, recording and performing artist and as an advocate and teacher principally with Na Píobairí Uilleann where he also served as a Board member.

Seán brings great experience from a wide variety of sectors including arts, journalism, publishing, communications and business.

Educated in Queen’s University Belfast and subsequently in DCU where he graduated with an MA in Journalism, Seán worked as an editor with Independent News and Media before becoming Head of Communications with the Gaelic Players Association in 2010. In 2017 Seán was involved establishing the popular music venue Pipers Corner in Dublin city centre.

A fluent Irish speaker, Seán is a regular music and current affairs contributor to TG4 and Raidió na Gaeltachta.

In this new position as ITMA’s Office Manager, Seán will augment ITMA’s existing capacity around accounting, premises development and fundraising.

Dúirt Seán

Táim an tógtha go deo go bhfuil deis agam cabhrú leis an bhfoireann fhuinniúil anseo i dTaisce Cheol Dúchais Éireann chun spriocanna ITMA a bhaint amach agus go deimhin freastal ar phobal an cheoil sa bhaile agus ar fud an domhain.
I am delighted to be getting the opportunity to work with the dynamic team in ITMA, supporting the Archive’s strategic aims and serving the Irish traditional music community at home and abroad.

Dúirt Liam O'Connor

Seán took up his position with ITMA in December 2021.