Organisation

The director and the staff of the Centre Culturel Irlandais are appointed by the Fondation Irlandaise which has been responsible for the building and its activities since 1805.

The Fondation Irlandaise has overseen the building since the Consular Decree of Napoléon Bonaparte consolidated the former Irish, English and Scots foundations and colleges in Paris into the Collège des Irlandais. Further historical details →

The Fondation acts as a Board comprising French and Irish members; it appoints the director and staff of the Centre Culturel Irlandais.

 

Staff of the Centre Culturel Irlandais

Director

Sinéad MAC AODHA
directrice1617@centreculturelirlandais.com


Communications and Press Relations

Rosetta BEAUGENDRE – Head of Communications and Press Relations
rbeaugendre[@]centreculturelirlandais.com

Anne-Sophie DELHOMMEAU – Communications and Press Relations Officer
asdelhommeau[@]centreculturelirlandais.com

Marine CHARNY – Assistant to the Communications and Press Relations Office
mcharny[@]centreculturelirlandais.com


Events ticketing

Alexandra ZUDDAS – Assistant to the Cultural Programme
azuddas[@]centreculturelirlandais.com


Libraries

Carole JACQUET – Head of Libraries and Archives (Médiathèque, Old Library and Archives)
cjacquet@centreculturelirlandais.com

Marion MOSSU – Libraries and Archives Officer (Médiathèque, Old Library and Archives)
mmossu@centreculturelirlandais.com


Accommodation

Yann LE CADRE – Administrative Assistant (Accommodation)
ylecadre[@]centreculturelirlandais.com


Administration and space rental

Nathalie JACQUEMIN – Administrative and Financial Manager
njacquemin[@]centreculturelirlandais.com

Benoît AUDONNET – Administrative and General Services Assistant  
baudonnet@centreculturelirlandais.com

Tadhg McCARTHY – Administrative Assistant (Weekend)

Enda BOORMAN – Administrative Assistant (Weekend)

Claude FRIBOULET – Technical Assistant


Tech

Stéphane GHERBI – Technical Officer
tech[@]centreculturelirlandais.com

 

Board members of the Fondation Irlandaise

7 members appointed by different ministries and bodies of the French State:
M. Alain HESPEL - President (Cour des Comptes)
Père Jacques OLLIER - Vice-President
M. Gérard-David DESRAMEAUX (Conseil d'Etat)
Mme Sylvie MANDEL (Cour de Cassation)
M. Jean-Michel MEHNERT (Ministère de l'Intérieur)
Mme Elena PONOMAREVA (Ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes)
Mme Pernelle BENOIT (Ministère de l'Education Nationale, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche)

7 members appointed by the Irish State:
M. Jean BIJASSON – Trésorier
Ms. Doireann Ni BHRIAIN – Secrétaire
H.E. Geraldine BYRNE NASON   
Mr. Frank CALLANAN, S.C.
M. Eugene DOWNES
Ms. Una McMAHON
Very Rev. Thomas O'CONNOR

Strategy Committee
Ms. Doireann Ni BHRIAIN – Présidente
M. Jean BIJASSON
H.E. Geraldine BYRNE NASON   
Mr. Frank CALLANAN, S.C.
M. Eugene DOWNES
Ms. Maggie DOYLE
Ms. Kathy GILFILLAN
M. Philip HAMMOND
Ms. Grainne HUMPHREYS
M. Pierre JOANNON
M. Fiach MACCONGHAIL
Ms. Una McMAHON
M.Frederic RAUSER
Very Rev. Thomas O'CONNOR

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History

History

The Centre Culturel Irlandais is situated in the historic Collège des Irlandais whose origins stretch back to 1578.

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