Source Arts Centre - Board of Directors 2017

Sean O'Ryan (Chairperson) - Public Representative, Tipperary County Council - Councillor for Templemore/Thurles municipal district.

Michael Ryan (Secretary) -  Former executive member of Templemore/Thurles Municipal District - Tipperary County Council

Liam McCarthy (Treasurer) –Tipperary County Council - Head of Finance and Information Technology/Head of Finance and Information Systems

Melanie Scott - Arts Officer - Tipperary County Council - Founding Member and Director of The Source Arts Centre since 2003. With twenty years experience working in the arts, Melanie Scott is a graduate of Fine Art at D.I.T. and the H.Dip in Arts Administration at U.C.D. Appointed County Arts Officer in January 1999. The function of the Arts Officer is to promote, advise on and work towards the development of the arts throughout County Tipperary. This role includes the development and implementation of policy for the arts, co-ordination of developmental programming across policy areas, administration of grants and schemes for the arts and commissioning of work across artforms and contexts.

Sinead Carr  - Tipperary County Council - Since 1999 -  she was formerly  Director of Services with Wicklow County Council and now at Tipperary County Council. Has worked in the areas of Housing, Community, Planning, IT and Economic development. Her professional background is in the Planning area.

Matt Shortt  - Tipperary County Council - Director of Services; Director of Environment and LA Water and Communities Office and District Director for Templemore/Thurles Municipal Council

Denise Hanley - Chairperson, Thurles Drama Group

Martin Healy -  Local businessman and native of Two-Mile-Borris, Thurles; one of the founding members  of the  Source Arts Centre. Former president of Thurles Chamber of Commerce for two terms in 2003 and 2004. A landowner and property owner in Tipperary, Martin has ran a successful business in his former years and is currently in the process of developing several primary health care centres. Studying philosophy for the last three years, he has a personal interest in the arts. He enjoys and appreciates the shows in the Source and regularly attends the theatre in Dublin. A passionate art collector having purchased Yeats, le Brocquy  and Knuttel,  he also follows new up and coming artists.  

Damien Dullaghan– Tipperary Libraries - County Librarian

Joe Burke - Public Representative, Tipperary County Council; Other Committee Memberships: Southern & Eastern Regional Assembly, Tipperary Education and Training Board (ETB)


The Source Arts Centre Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday, 1st. June, 2017

The following audited accounts for 2016 were agreed at that meeting and are linked below in line with The Source Arts Centre’s  governance and transparency requirements.

Source Arts Centre – Financial Statement 2016