• Beatrice Kelly, Chair

    Beatrice Kelly has worked in the heritage sector since 1992 in Ireland and at a European level.

    She joined An Chomhairle Oidhreachta, the Heritage Council in 1995 where she has been involved in a range of initiatives and areas including inland waterways, coastal and marine heritage. Kelly is currently Head of Policy and Research  with specific responsibility for the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland, Heritage Maps and digital access to heritage.

    A member of the European Heritage Label expert panel since 2012, she is a graduate of  Trinity College Dublin, holds a MA in Heritage Management, from  UCC, and MSc in Coastal Zone Management from University of Ulster.