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Thurles Regional Arts Centre CLG t/a The Source Arts Centre is committed to good governance and follows the Charities Regulator's Governance Code for best practice.

The organisation keeps detailed financial records, maintains ongoing financial controls and provides an annual audited financial statement. Download our most recent Annual Report and audited accounts (2022) here:


The organisation complies with all regulatory requirements and operates in accordance with its Memorandum of Association here:


The work of the company is managed by a Board of Directors. You can find full details of Board Members below:


Board Members

  • Public Representative, Tipperary County Council
  • Councillor for Templemore/Thurles municipal district
  • Executive member of Templemore/Thurles Municipal District
  • Former executive member of Templemore/Thurles Municipal District
  • Public Representative, Tipperary County Council
  • Councillor for Templemore/Thurles municipal district
  • Founding Member and Director of The Source Arts Centre since 2003. With twenty five 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, coordination of developmental programming across policy areas, administration of grants and schemes for the arts and commissioning of work across artforms and contexts.
  • Tipperary County Council
  • Chairperson Thurles Drama Group
  • Opera, Concert and Festival Producer
  • Tipperary Libraries - County Librarian
  • Public Representative, Tipperary County Council
  • Councillor for Templemore/Thurles municipal district
  • Director of Services for Planning and Water Services and Thurles Municipal District
  • Tipperary County Council

We are committed to paying artists fairly in line with industry organisations guidelines.

Feedback & Complaints Procedure

We welcome any feedback you may have about The Source. You can contact the Artistic Director directly.


Should you have a specific complaint or concern, we will look to address it in as expedient a manner as possible. You can contact the Centre by email, post, telephone or in person.

  1. Your feedback or complaint will be dealt with by a staff member who may resolve the issue at that point, or forward it to the most appropriate person to respond.
  2. If it is received by email or post we will acknowledge it within 10 days and do everything to resolve any complaint within 15 working days.
  3. Please provide as much information as possible and provide contact details in order that we can respond.

Write or Email to:

Brendan Maher
Artistic Director
The Source Arts Centre
Cathedral Street, Thurles,
Co. Tipperary E41 A4E8

Email Phone +353 504 90204

If you feel your complaint has not been dealt with further to the above stages, you contact us again by writing to the Chairperson of The Source Arts Centre at the address. The Chair will ensure that your letter is considered at Board level and will respond following this.

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