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Staff

Collette Mackin – General Manager

- currently on maternity leave

Collette is from Co. Armagh and has lived in London since 2003. Since graduating from St Mary's University, Twickenham with a degree in Irish Studies, Sociology and Drama, she has pursued a career in Arts, Events and Venue Management. Collette previously worked at the Irish Cultural Centre as Artistic Director and is now the General Manager. She has a successful track record in increasing revenue and raising the profile of all the organisations she has previously worked for.

Collette swam the English Channel for charity in 2013 as part of a team of six. She also sings and plays guitar and has a good understanding of the Croatian Language. She attends Irish language classes at the Irish Cultural Centre. Collette is extremely passionate about Irish Culture and her experience and passion for Irish culture have certainly helped her drive the ICC education and cultural programmes through the redevelopment period and Collette successfully brought the centre through a significant period of change from temporary premises to the newly developed centre in 2017.

 

Katie Walsh – Assistant Manager

- Currently Acting General Manager

Katie hails from Galway where from an early age she was immersed in arts and culture. Katie attended the National University of Ireland, Galway and completed a BA in English and Philosophy and an MA in Drama and Theatre Studies. In pursuit of a career in arts and venue management, she moved to London in early 2014. Since then she has been working with creative agencies in office and building management. Katie volunteered with the ICC for a year before joining the team in September 2016. In her spare time Katie can be found playing violin, practising yoga, writing and enjoying London.

 

Frances Cahill

- Customer Service Assistant

Frances joined us in June 2017. Frances has many years experience working in venue hire and customer service and is a fantastic addition to the ICC team.