Contact, Staff and Governance | Sirius Arts Centre Cobh

Sirius Arts Centre

The Old Yacht Club, Westbourne Place

Cobh, Co. Cork P24 F209 


T: +353 (0)214813790



Director - Miguel Amado

Operations Officer - Megan O'Driscoll

Programme Associate - Sarah Long

Community Employment Participants: We currently have 4 Community Employment Participants.

Board of Directors: 

Glen Barry (Chair) is a practicing architect, a registered member of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland & the Royal Institute of British Architects. With over fifteen years working as Design Principal at Wilson Architecture, Ireland & Asia, Glen developed a regional, national and international portfolio of scaled Urban Projects. Glen is now the Managing Director and founding member of SHIPSEYBARRY, an Architectural practice specialising in Masterplanning, Urban Design  and Architecture in the commercial development sector in Ireland. 

Dr Mary Stack (Secretary) is an environmental scientist who worked with Cork Co. Council for 39 years. She established and managed the Council’s Education Unit called Environmental Awareness & Research Unit from 2005 to 2017. She was a visiting lecturer in environmental science at Cork Institute of Technology from 1986 to 2004. Mary has a PhD-chemistry CIT, MSc Environmental Science -Trinity College , LLB - London. 

Sally Donegan qualified as a solicitor in 1997.  She holds a commerce and law degree.  She is principal of S Donegan & Co., in Cobh, County Cork and practices in conveyancing, probate and litigation.  She tutors and lectures at the Law Society of Ireland’s professional practice course in both conveyancing and legal research.  She has contributed a chapter to the Law Society’s Complex Conveyancing Manual.  She is chairperson of the board of two professional conduct committees.

Phil Curtin studied Design at Hornsey college of Art. He worked  as an assistant photographer for a number of the top professionals in London and then began a solo career as a professional photographer doing editorial and advertising  with many international clients. Later he diversified into creating multimedia design solutions. Phil is currently lecturing in Creative digital media in CIT.

Paul McAree is Curator at Lismore Castle Arts in County Waterford. He also worked at Breaking Ground, Tate Modern and Ikon Gallery, and  ran an independent commissioning project, FLOOD. He co-founded and directed Colony Gallery in Birmingham. He was curator-in-residence at Rua Red in 2014-2016 and at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios in 2012-2013. 


Sirius Arts Centre is committed to the governance and transparency requirements as outlined by the Arts Council of Ireland. The Board of Directors has adopted its commitment to adhere to the Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland.

Registered Charity Number: 20024055

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Memorandum and Articles of Association

Child Protection Policy