The Douglas Hyde Gallery Governance



Current Members of the Board

Linda Doyle (Chair); appointed to Board in March 2013, Chair since April 2015
Declan Long; appointed December 2005
Valerie Mulvin; appointed December 2009
Yvonne Scott; appointed April 2015
Simon G. Williams; appointed March 2009


Linda Doyle is the Director of CONNECT/CTVR and Professor of Engineering and The Arts in Trinity College Dublin. Her expertise is in the fields of wireless communications, cognitive radio, reconfigurable networks, spectrum management and creative arts practices. She has raised over 70 million euro in research funding in the past decade and has published widely in her field. Prof. Doyle has a reputation as an advocate for change in spectrum management practices and has played a role in spectrum policy at national and international levels. She took over the role of Chair in April 2015.

Declan Long is Co-Director of the MA 'Art in the Contemporary World' and a lecturer in modern and contemporary art in the Faculty of Visual Culture in the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. In 2013, he served as a member of the judging panel for the Turner Prize. He has published widely on contemporary art as a contributor to magazines and journals and numerous publications. He is also a visual arts correspondent for RTÉ Radio.

Valerie Mulvin is an architect and the co-founder of McCullough Mulvin Architects, an innovative contemporary architecture and urban design practice based in Dublin. The practice has an unusual combination of interest in contemporary architecture and old buildings; there is an exploration of the resonance between old things and new ones, relationships explored in projects like Waterford and Rush Libraries, the Model Arts and Niland Gallery or the Dublin Dental Hospital. Their work has received many national and international awards, and is extended by publications, teaching, and research. 

Yvonne Scott is Director of Triarc (Trinity College Irish Art Research Centre) and Programme Director of M. Phil in Irish Art History in Trinity College Dublin. Her expertise is in the field of modern and contemporary art as well as in agendas in the representation of landscape, space and place, engaging with a range of disciplinary approaches to interpretation, from philosophy to cultural geography. She was also involved in the Royal Irish Academy Irish art project, as contributor and Chair of the advisory board for Volume V, published by RIA and Yale University Press.

Simon G. Williams is currently working for the Trinity Foundation, Trinity College Dublin. He has a range of experience in newspaper and magazine publishing and business 'start-ups'. He initiated and managed the set-up of The Independent Directories for Independent Newspapers PLC. He was a Director of Leinster Leader Regional Newspaper Group for 12 years prior to the sale of the group. He has served as a Governor of Headfort Boarding School. His fundraising experience was gained as a consultant to American fundraising Company CCS.

All members of the Board are also members of the Company. At present there are no other Company members.

The Douglas Hyde Gallery is committed to the implementation of the Code of Governance and the Principles of Good Fundraising.



The Douglas Hyde Gallery will apply the Charities SORP to our 2015 audited accounts.

For a copy of the Gallery’s most recent audited accounts, click here.

Articles and Memorandum of Association

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