Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs to meet with Chairperson & Director of National Museum

The Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs will discuss Human Resources issues in the National Museum of Ireland when it meets with its Chairperson Catherine Heaney and Director Raghnall O Floinn tomorrow, Tuesday, 11 April 2017.

Cathaoirleach of the Committee Peadar Tóibín said: “Tomorrow, the Joint Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs will meet with Catherine Heaney, Chairperson, and Raghnall O Floinn, Director of the National Museum of Ireland to discuss resourcing challenges facing the museum in a period of change. It will also discuss the actions the Museum is taking to address a number of outstanding human resource issues which have not been satisfactorily dealt with to date. Members of the Committee have been informed that these outstanding issues are impinging negatively on overall staff morale and on the well-being of individual members of staff.”

This meeting will start at 12 noon, tomorrow, Tuesday, 11 April, 2017 in Committee Room 3, Leinster House. Committee proceedings can be viewed live here.

Committee proceedings can also be viewed on the move, through the Houses of the Oireachtas Smartphone App, available for Apple and Android devices.


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Committee Membership:


Peadar Tóibín (Chairman)    Sinn Féin
Ciaran Cannon            Fine Gael
Michael Collins            Rural Independents Group
Danny Healy Rae        Rural Independents Group
Martin Heydon            Fine Gael
Éamon Ó Cuív            Fianna Fáil
Niamh Smyth            Fianna Fáil


Maura Hopkins            Fine Gael
Marie-Louise O’Donnell        Independent
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin        Labour
Fintan Warfield            Sinn Féin