Our people


Under our statutes the affairs of the National Gallery of Ireland are entrusted to the Board of Governors and Guardians who are responsible for policy and oversight. The statutes provide for a post of a Director, who is appointed by the Board, and is responsible for the operation of the institution.

The activities of the the National Gallery of Ireland are provided by four key divisions: Collections and Research; Marketing and Engagement; Corporate Services and Development


Office of the Director

Director: Sean Rainbird

Manager, Director's Office: Jacinta Benetti

Legal and Compliance Manager: Jane Brennan

Tel: + 353 1 6633502             Email:  [email protected]


Senior Management Team   

Director of Corporate Services: Patricia Golden

Head of Collections and Research: Kim Smit